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  • 6 nights | 20 miles/day
  • Difficulty Level: 2
  • Self-guided from: €748
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  1. Mostly flat
  2. Flat with some gentle slopes
  3. Rolling, hilly terrain
  4. Some long and/or steep climbs
  5. Extensive climbing

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  1. Mostly flat, wide trails
  2. Some gentle slopes, wide trails
  3. Rolling, hilly terrain and/or narrow trails
  4. Some long and/or steep climbs and/or technical trails
  5. Extensive climbing and/or highly technical trails
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Tour description

This tour is easy with short stages, relaxed and safe biking and a lot to see – very suitable for families.

Start and finish in Copenhagen, the Bike Capital of the World. Experiencing Copenhagen on your bike is something you will never forget. See the Royal Palace housing the Danish Queen, the Little Mermaid, the amusement park Tivoli and “Strøget”, one of the longest pedestrian streets in the world.

North of Copenhagen you will find castles, picturesque nature and one of the most exclusive residential areas in Denmark. You will bike along wonderful coastlines with sandy beaches, and charming marinas. A short roundtrip in Sweden is possible.

You will have time to visit some of the most important museums in Denmark: Museum of Modern Art - Louisiana, The Karen Blixen Museum and The Danish Maritime museum.

Note: If you have minimum 8 people in your party, you may request a start-day other than Sundays. If your overnight in Copenhagen is on a weekday, the tour price will be higher. If you book extra nights in Copenhagen on a weekday, the price will also be higher. Please contact us for prices.

Daily Program

Day 1: Copenhagen
Arrive at your hotel in Copenhagen and use the free time to explore The Bike Capital of the World with Nyhavn, the Royal Castle, Christiania, and Tivoli.
Overnight in Copenhagen

Day 2: Copenhagen – Hørsholm (18 miles/30 km)
Riding through Copenhagen on your bike is a fantastic start to your tour. You pass some of the famous sights such as the Little Mermaid and cycle north towards Hellerup and Klampenborg where you can enjoy the sight of some of the most fashionable houses in Copenhagen and the famous beach “Bellevue.”

In Dyrehaven, the Royal hunting grounds, you will be riding on peaceful lanes surrounded by century old trees and curious deer. Located here is also “Bakken,” one of the oldest amusement parks, where is it possible to stop for a refreshment.

From here you follow Strandvejen along the coastline, before reaching Hørsholm on the coast of Øresund.
Overnight in Hørsholm

Day 3: Hørsholm – Helsingor (12 miles/20 km)
Today you will be cycling along the coastline all day passing two of the finest museums in Denmark. In Rungsted you can visit Rungstedlund, the home of the Danish author Karen Blixen (world famous for “Out of Africa”), and in Humlebæk you can visit the Museum of Modern Art “Louisiana”, famous not only for its exhibitions, but as well for its beautiful architecture and location.

You will end up in Helsingør, and after an easy day on the bike you might wish to spend the afternoon visiting the old borough with the impressive Kronborg Castle (the castle from Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”).
Overnight in Helsingør area

Day 4: Round trip to Sweden and Helsingør (21 miles/35 km)
If you missed Kronborg yesterday you will have the chance today. The highlight of the day might be the Danish Maritime Museum listed among “52 places to go in 2014” by the New York Times. If you still have plenty of time, you can take the ferry to Helsingborg (runs every 15 minutes, €8 for a roundtrip). From here you can take a round trip of approximately 21 miles (35 km) along the coast to beaches and small fishing villages and back through the Swedish forests and fields.
Overnight in Helsingør area

Day 5: Helsingør – Hillerod (25-32 miles/41-51 km)
Today you can visit two of the most beautiful Danish castles. You start along the coast to Hornbæk, a small fishing village with tempting places for "time outs" and a swim. Afterward, you'll bike along one of the deepest lakes in Denmark towards Hillerød. If you want to visit The Queen’s summer residence Fredensborg Castle, you can extend the tour with a ride of about 6 miles (10 km). Take a walk in the park, if the Queen is not there. It is a beautiful “fairy tale palace” from the 18th century with a unique interior. On your arrival at Hillerød, you go along the lake to Frederiksborg Castle with its perfect location at the lakeside.
Overnight near the historical center of Hillerød

Day 6: Hillerød – Copenhagen (10 miles/18 km + train*, or 24 miles/38 km)
Heading south towards Copenhagen you pass idyllic sceneries, lovely forests and wetlands with a rich birdlife. You will be impressed by the rich nature in a densely populated area close to the capital. You will be amazed how easy it is by bike to cycle from green northern Zealand to the capital of Denmark. While the first 18 kilometers towards Farum are on winding paths and 3 smaller roads, the last 20 kilometers are along the new "supercykelsti" (super cycle path), that brings all the commuting cyclists to Copenhagen. When you come to Nørrebro, which is one of the most colorful neighborhoods in Copenhagen, you have to slow down and be aware of all the different cyclists heading towards the city center.
*Optional train ride, fare not included.
Overnight in Copenhagen

Day 7: Departure
Individual departure or the possibility to extend your stay with additional days in Copenhagen.

Dates

May 27*; Jun 3*, 17, 24; Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Aug 5, 12*, 19, 26*; Sep 2, 9, 2018 (additional dates upon request for parties of 8 or more-pricing may vary; *indicates fully booked date)

Prices

Superior rooms

With balcony or sea view

Per person, double occupancy
€898
Single room surcharge (1 person/1 room)
€430
Solo traveler surcharge (1 person in party) *before Jul 3 & after Aug 21
€98
Bike Rentals
Touring hybrid bicycle, 27-speed
€98
Electrical bike
€278
Children's bike
€78
Children's bike seat
€38
Children's bike trailer/tagalong
€78
Helmet
€8
Bike insurance - hybrid bike
€38
Bike insurance - e-bike
€98
Extra Nights, Copenhagen, post-tour
Per person, double occupancy
€138
Single room (1 person/1 room)
€188
Extra Nights, Copenhagen, pre-tour
Per person, double occupancy
€138
Single room (1 person/1 room)
€188
Discounts
Child, ages 0-2 in parents bed (on base package price)
100%
Two or more children, ages 0-16 sharing room with 2 paying adults (on base package price)
50%
One child, ages 0-16 sharing room with 2 paying adults (on base package price)
25%
Standard rooms

Good and comfortable rooms

Per person, double occupancy
€748
Single room surcharge (1 person/1 room)
€300
Solo traveler surcharge (1 person in party) *before Jul 3 & after Aug 21
€98
Bike Rentals
Touring hybrid bicycle, 27-speed
€98
Electrical bike
€278
Children's bike
€78
Children's bike seat
€38
Children's bike trailer/tagalong
€78
Helmet
€8
Bike insurance - hybrid bike
€38
Bike insurance - e-bike
€98
Extra Nights, Copenhagen, post-tour
Per person, double occupancy
€118
Single room (1 person/1 room)
€158
Extra Nights, Copenhagen, pre-tour
Per person, double occupancy
€118
Single room (1 person/1 room)
€158
Discounts
Child, ages 0-2 in parents bed (on base package price)
100%
Two or more children, ages 0-16 sharing room with 2 paying adults (on base package price)
50%
One child, ages 0-16 sharing room with 2 paying adults (on base package price)
25%
Please note: Instead of operating bicycle tours ourselves, BikeTours.com represents local bicycle tour operators around the world. Review the tour operator's information and terms below, then submit your booking request through BikeTours.com. The primary benefits of booking your tour through BikeTours.com include:
  • Lower cost: You pay local tour company prices—less than what big American companies charge
  • Variety: Choose from more than 200 tours offered by local operators in 35 countries.
  • Advice: Our informed advisors help you choose the trip that's right for you.
  • Great exchange rates: Pay low rates thanks to the millions of dollars in foreign currency we buy each year. Or pay in euros!
  • Convenience: We handle the full booking and payment process.
  • Support: We’re your advocates from initial planning through final pedal stroke.
Contact us with any questions about booking and paying for your tour through BikeTours.com. We look forward to serving you!

Ruby Rejser Terms and Conditions

CANCELLATION BY US
In the unlikely event that we have to cancel your holiday, we will, of course, provide you with a full refund of the amount paid by you.

CANCELLATION BY YOU
Cancellations need to be made in writing to the tour operator. Once your cancellation received the following criteria will apply:

  • Received more than 29 days before tour start date - €100/person.
  • Between 28 - 8 days before your holiday’s start date - loss of 50% of the total tour price.
  • Between 7 - 3 days before tour start date – loss of 90% of the total tour price.
  • Less than 2 days before tour start date - loss of 100% of the total tour price.

No refunds will be made once the tour has started. 

The tour operator cannot be held responsible for bad weather and other factors out of our control. If we happen to have bad weather and you decide no cycling is possible we will suggest alternative activities.

The refund conditions apply to all persons on the booking.

A single refund for the entire amount will be made to the person who made the booking.

In the event of a partial cancellation to a room (e.g. only 1 of the 2 persons cancels), the remaining person can be charged a price difference (e.g. single person surcharge). This fee will be due as soon as possible and before the tour start date.

ALTERATIONS TO THE BOOKING
In case the guest asks for any kind of alteration of the already booked tour, he is obliged to pay a fee of 30€/person. A decrease in number of participants or a change in the dates will be considered as a cancellation and will therefore be subject to the cancellation fees.

SERVICES AND PRICES
The services included in the tour price are described under the tour in question. We reserve the right to change the route and length of the stages of the tour.

We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. Possible costs that may arise with individual providers have to be settled there and then on the spot.

Services included in the tour and which have not been claimed cannot be reimbursed. The tour operator reserves the right to charge a single room price should you book half a double room in accompanying group tours when no further guest occupies the other half.

EQUIPMENT

- For the duration of your holiday we will provide you with a quality bike and equipment all in good working order. All reasonable care must be taken to avoid damage or loss to the said equipment. Any loss, damage or theft of equipment must be paid for at the end of the holiday based on quotes received from our suppliers.

- Our bikes are fully maintained and checked before your arrival. We ask you to confirm that your bike is in full working order before its first use and to check it before each day's use. Any faults must be reported to us immediately and before any further use.

- If you bring your own bike we cannot be responsible for mechanical problems - you should therefore ensure that your bike is in full working order.

- The materials you receive from us is for your own use only.  Copying, scanning or disclosing to a third party is prohibited.

LUGGAGE

Each participant may bring 20 kilos of luggage, with a maximum of 2 items per person. No single item must weigh more than 15 kilos. The total number of luggage must be the same during the tour.

HOTELS

Bike Denmark reserves the right to offer alternative hotels to the hotels shown at our web. In this case the hotel will be of a similar standard.

VISAS

All travellers must have a valid passport fulfilling the travel regulations.

All clients are responsible for obtaining their own visas and observing the relevant entry, health and currency regulations that may apply in the countries to be visited.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Trip Cancellation Insurance is strongly recommended. We also ask you to ensure that you have adequate travel insurance to cover you for your cycling tour.

Guests are responsible for any loss, damage or theft of the rented bicycles and equipment.

CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS

The tour operator will always do our maximum do ensure you enjoy your holiday. However, if there is a problem with your stay we ask that you inform us as soon as possible during your stay so that we have a chance to put it right.

The sale of a tour may provide for limitation of compensation in accordance with the rules laid down in international conventions. All matters and differences between the customer or agent and tour operator shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the court, Sø- og Handelsretten, in Denmark.

All photos used by permission. ©Ruby Rejser

Ratings

Ratings Snapshot

  • 5 Star 1
  • 4 Star 3
  • 3 Star 1
  • 2 Star 0
  • 1 Star 0

Average Ratings

  • Overall

    4

  • Difficulty level (Actual vs. expected) 3.2
  • Value 4.4
  • Included meals 4.5
  • Bikes & equipment 3.4
  • Hotels or boat 4.2
  • Scenery 4.6
  • Ease of navigation 2.8
  • Tour documents 2.8
  • Local tour company services 2.8
  • Route selection 4.2
  • Guides (if applicable) 4

Reviews

Vegacat September 25, 2017

Enjoyable tour but poor organisation

Although we booked this tour through biketours.com the tour is actually operated by Bike Denmark. Things got off to a bad start when we arrived at the first hotel (the Scandic in Copenhagen) to find the hotel had no record of a reservation in our name. Fortunately, the hotel did have a free room and after several phone calls to Bike Denmark the situation was sorted out. Our bikes were to be obtained the next morning from Bike Denmark at the rear of the hotel. What we found was a fairly chaotic situation with one Bike Denmark representative trying to set up bikes for twenty or so cyclists. Whilst the bikes were reasonable touring bikes, they had not been cleaned and were very dirty. There was a shortage of bike locks so we only got one between two. The helmets were old and in poor condition. Similarly, the bike map holders were torn and certainly not waterproof. Altogether it was a poor start to the tour. Bike Denmark could have done a much better job by ensuring that all bikes were set up and fully equipped prior to the 9.00am pick up time.

We were provided with two route books, one with maps one with turning instructions. Both were printed only on one side of the page so it would have been much better if they had been combined so as you could see the map and instructions side by side. The instructions were not always clear leading to a couple of wrong turns and the need to resort to Google maps. (We found that others on the route made similar errors). It would be better if the route book provided more detail of what you are passing between turning points as a cross check that you are on the right route. Also detail could be provided of dining options in overnight towns.

The bike tour itself was most enjoyable. Very pleasant and safe cycling along the coast to Helsingor (a highlight in itself) and then back by an inland route with some undulations. The hotel in Helsingor was very good (right on the beach) whilst the other hotels were adequate. However the hotel in Hillerod was unfortunately some way out of town so we didn't get to enjoy much of this interesting looking town itself.

Responses from Biketours.com

Brittany Williamson April 24, 2018
Thank you very much for your feedback. We're delighted to hear you had a great time overall, but we're very sorry to hear of the lack of organization from the local tour operator upon your arrival. We will follow up with our Danish partners to discuss this situation along with better-translated maps for future clients.
Xavi July 18, 2017

We had a really nice northern zealand tour

The landscape was beautiful, and the route quite easy to find, though sometimes the indications weren't that clear,besides that, very comfortable hotels,and a real pleasure cycling across awsome forests and paths.The assistant contact there was quite efficient, You shold replace the electric bikes with modern models

three bees July 14, 2017

great variety of scenery

Lots to see whilst cycling - forests, seaside, lakes, country farmland, small towns etc. The organisation was somewhat disappointing e.g., miscommunications in regard to where our bikes should be delivered, wrong maps provided, battery charger not working (and some reluctance by the bike operator to replace it!) but overall the bikes were in good working condition, the maps were easy to follow, and accommodation was great.
As for the scenery - once you got out of Copenhagen, it was brilliant.

Responses from Biketours.com

Jim Johnson April 24, 2018
Thank you so much for your feedback. We're very concerned with your comments about the local tour operator's disappointing organization, and we are pursuing those issues with them. We have a very low threshold for poor service, and we want to make sure this doesn't happen to future clients.
EDWH August 26, 2016

Denmark Sights

Pretty good tour with lots to see along the way. Best bike paths in all of Scandinavia. Bikes in good condition, except for my computer which never worked, but could have used more detail or up to date information on guide sheets. Fairly flat with lots of pretty seaside scenery.

Morrisfam July 8, 2016

Amazing tour, family friendly, so much to see!!

Wonderful scenery, museums, castles and countryside to see. Recommend downloading google maps to use while touring with the guide.