Nature and architecture in and around Europe’s cycling capital.
In Denmark’s capital, it’s the citizens themselves that made cycling cool and stylish again. It all started with an internet blog, a web spot that features numerous pictures of fashionable people on a bicycle. The website inspired people all over the world to reclaim their city by bike. In Copenhagen, you become a part of this cycling revolution.
Bike as you like, in a sports outfit or in dress clothes, here, no matter what you wear, you cycle! Copenhagen’s rich cultural heritage and its breath taking modern architecture, combined with some stunning nature just outside the city centre are the main ingredients of this 6 day trip.
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY
1st day: Arrival
Welcome to Copenhagen, one of the most cyclist friendly cities of all.
2nd day: Copenhagen to Koge, approx. 50 km
You heading south today, along beautiful ways, mainly along the bay you ride to Køge. The medieval town has the largest market square of the area. In Kirkestræde one can find the oldest timber framed house of Denmark, which was built in 1525. Enjoy your visit, the town has a lot of flair and it is often used as a filming location. The return trip is easily done by train.
3rd day: Copenhagen to Elsinore, approx. 50 km
Today’s stage leads you north. You cycle through the old hunting grounds of the Danish Kings in Dyrehaven by Klampenborg. Idyll landscapes and woods enchant you before the route leads to the coast. You follow the shore to Elsinore along the beaches, which invite you for a swim. A must see in Elsinore is Kronborg Palace, but the old harbor town has much more to offer. Take your time to explore, before you return to Copenhagen by train.
4th day: Copenhagen to Roskilde, approx. 40 km
The trip today leads to Roskilde, partly along the bay and then inland. You cycle on traffic free cycle paths to this historical town. One can already spot the cathedral from fare away. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995 and has been the main burial site for Danish monarchs since the 15th century, which makes it to a special place to visit. A well-built cycle path network offers many ways to return to Copenhagen. An alternative way is using the train.
5th day: Departure or extension
The routes are easy as Denmark is mostly flat. You are cycling almost always on asphalted cycle paths or quiet side roads.
You stay overnight in the very nice 3-star Hotel Hebron. Just 5 minutes’ walk from Tivoli Gardens and Copenhagen Central Station, this good-value hotel offers free Wi-Fi internet and a popular Scandinavian breakfast buffet. All rooms have a tea/coffee maker.
Best Western Hotel Hebron’s compact rooms also include cable TV and a bathroom with a shower. Hairdryers, trouser presses and desks are standard features in all.
Fly in/out of Copenhagen. Regular shuttles are available to the city centre.
Departure Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday in June, July and August
|Price per person, double occ.||CAD||$1075|
This tour includes:
Train tickets purchased locally
Upgrade to 4 star Hotel Mayfair for an additional $120.00
Telephone: 705-949-1710 or 888-297-4786
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Saturday: by appointment