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Recommendations along the Gudenå River

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Be inspired to a trip along the Gudenå River. Go camping, jump in a canoe, catch a fish or take a bike ride along the river, as it snakes its way through the Lake District.

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Hjejlen
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Hjejlen

Come and experience scenic Silkeborg from the water, on the historic steamer Hjejlen. It's an experience for the whole family, and will take you back in time.

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Angling in the Gudenåen river
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Angling in the Gudenåen river

The Gudenå river flows through a very wide river valley with an interesting landscape. Owing to the quantity of water, the river is interesting for fishing, and the river trout, sea trout, salmon, eel...

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Biking Routes Along Gudenåen
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Biking Routes Along Gudenåen

Riding your bike along the magnificent Gudenåen allows you to experience the spectacular scenery and the diverse urban landscape that flanks Gudenåen.

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Indelukket
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Indelukket

Indelukket is far from a closed area as the Danish name implies. It is a vibrant area with room for expression, freedom, life, relaxation and silence. A combined city-park and marina with stream, fore...

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AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo
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AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Park is a family-friendly discovery centre featuring northern Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium and a nature park with wild animals native to Denmark.

Trækstien between Silkeborg and Randers

Trækstien is a trail between Silkeborg and Randers, which follows the old tow paths of the River Gudenå.

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Museum Silkeborg, Hovedgården
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Museum Silkeborg, Hovedgården

The Silkeborg Museum, Hovedgården is housed in Silkeborg's oldest building, Silkeborg Hovedgård, from 1767.

Museum Jorn
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Museum Jorn

The Museum Jorn in Silkeborg is located in beautiful nature directly on the river Gudenåen. The museum was founded by Asger Jorn (1914-1973), one of the most important Danish artists of the 20th centu...

Museum Silkeborg, Papirmuseet
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Museum Silkeborg, Papirmuseet

Museum Silkeborg, The Paper Museum is housed in the old Silkeborg Paper Factory - in the old production rooms for handmade paper.

Høj Stene Burial Monument
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Høj Stene Burial Monument

Experience Høj Stene, one of the oldest burial monuments in Northern Europe dating back to the Iron Age. This ancient monument is found near the banks of Gudenåen river and its historic barge puller t...

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Ro på Gudenåen

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Paddle Down the Gudenåen Stream: From Klostermølle to Silkeborg

Experience Gudenåen while sailing serenely on the water and be mesmerised by the stunning surroundings. Along this stretch of the stream, you will meet amazing lakes, a great selection of accommodatio...

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Paddle Down the Gudenåen Stream: From Silkeborg to Bjerringbro

Paddle down Gudenåen from Silkeborg to Bjerringbro. Along this stretch, you will have a great view of the surrounding scenery just as you will have some wonderful options when it comes to delicious fo...

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Paddle Down the Gudenåen Stream: From Bjerringbro to Randers

Gudenåen from Bjerringbro to Randers is a lovely stretch of the stream that is perfect for children as well as visitors who are not yet particularly familiar with spending time on the water.

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Gudenåen: Rules and Regulations
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Gudenåen: Rules and Regulations

Prepare well before going on an outdoor trip. Gudenåen is a unique area that can be the setting for lots of different activities and great times. Here, you can find information on what is allowed and ...

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