Top Natural Wonders in the Lake District
The Lake District Søhøjlandet is a spectacular spread of nature and has forests, lakes, hills, and mountains – and a terrain that makes it one of Denmark’s most beautiful natural resorts. Perfect for hiking, sailing, fishing, cycling, and every possible outdoor activity you can think of.
The Lake District in Denmark’s most stunning scenery
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The Sky Mountain Himmelbjerget
Experience Himmelbjerget in Skanderborg, one of the most iconic places in Denmark's beautiful Lake District. Take a trip to the top of the tower and enjoy the breathtaking view of Julsø and the landsc...
Denmark's longest river, the Gudenåen, is stunningly beautiful and a natural gem that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. Each part of the Gudenåen has its own special characte...
The paddle steamer 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.
Sindbjerg and Stoubjerg
Sindbjerg and Stoubjerg are the names of two heather-clad peaks, located in a stunning heathland north of Sejs - approximately 5 km south-east of Silkeborg.
Ejer Bavnehøj Møllehøj Denmarks Highest Point
Ejer Baunehøj is the highest natural point in Denmark, 170.89 metres above sea level. A characteristic tower 13 metres high is placed on the top. The tower was built in 1924, as a memorial of the reun...
Trækstien between Silkeborg and Randers
Trækstien is a trail between Silkeborg and Randers, which follows the old tow paths of the River Gudenå.
Alling Vest is a nature reserve of approx 270 ha. and one of the most magnificent sceneries in Denmark.
Almindsø - A paradise for bathing enthusiasts in the Lake District
Lake Almindsø near Silkeborg is one of Denmark’s cleanest lakes. There is no agriculture nearby or polluting drainage into the lake and it is a popular bathing lake with two large pools, Østre and Ves...
Hiking around Knudsø
The beautiful landscape of Søhøjlandet (the Lake Highlands) opens everywhere for magnificent views. Small oases with tables and benches invite to coffee breaks. The path is 9 km long, and it is possib...
The lakes in the Lake District
As its name indicates, the Lake District is home to a large number of lakes – some of which are among the cleanest in Denmark. The luxuriant landscape surrounding the lakes of the Lake District provides great conditions for flora and fauna.
The Mountains of the Lake District
Mountains as far as the eye can see. No less than 7 out of the 10 highest peaks (mountains) in Denmark is found in the Lake District. The ’mountains’, known as The Seven Summits, are must-see places if you like a challenging hike and a truly wonderful view.
Experinces in the Lake District
Find inspiration for more experiences in the Lake District or get an overview of the more than 140 attractions found in the area.