Denmark is one of the most bicycle-friendly countries in Europe. Because of the country's focus on being eco-friendly, green travel is encouraged and bike tours are popular.x
Biking is central to Copenhagen’s urban culture, making it a popular stop for Denmark bicycle tours.
Denmark's expansive coast alternates between jagged cliffs and white, sandy beaches, offering ever-changing scenery for a bicycle tour. Quaint fishing villages are charming lunchtime stops and reminders of Denmark’s Viking ancestors. Island hopping on a Denmark bike and boat tour is a great way to experience the maritime traditions of this Scandinavian country.
This classic bicycle tour spans northern Germany and Denmark. On your way you can enjoy the gorgeous lake district, take a ferry from Rostock to the white cliffs of Møn Island, and cycle along the Danish coast and into the center of Copenhagen.
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Sand, sea, culture and history, combined with a lively modern capital – this Denmark tour has it all. This tour combines the best of Northeast Zealand and gives you a taste of Sweden. You will bike along wonderful coastlines with lovely beaches, pass charming Marinas, visit important Royal cities like Hillerød and Roskilde, and take a roundtrip to Sweden.
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Currency: Danish krone
Size: 16,641 square miles (43,075 square kilometers)- about twice the size of New Jersey
Border countries: Germany (also just southwest of Sweden and south of Norway and borders both the Baltic and North Seas)
National tourist office: www.visitdenmark.com
At a glance
This southernmost Nordic country is famous for its culture, architecture, literature and art. Because of its stunning natural landscape, Denmark's government ensures that conservation and eco-friendliness are a top priority, leaving some of the best-preserved natural landscapes in Europe. Its storied history also lends itself to the beautiful cities and towns with their architecture. Relying heavily on cured meats and fish, Danish cuisine is hearty and delicious.
Copenhagen, Denmark's capital, is guarded by the famed mermaid statue inspired by the short stories of Danish fairytale author Hans Christian Anderson. Because of Denmark’s long and complex history, Copenhagen has some of the most interesting museums in Western Europe.