Best of Eastern Zealand

    6 nights | 30 miles/day
    Self guided from EUR € 949
    Bike tour in Denmark
    Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours

    Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours

    6 nights | 30 miles/day
    Self guided from EUR € 949
    Bike tour in Denmark

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    • Best of Eastern Zealand

      Denmark is perfectly suitable for cycling holidays. The small kingdom welcomes you with a varied and beautiful landscape. You will discover wild forests and flourish meadows, beautiful coastlines as well as charming villages. Everything is close-by and always easy to reach. And your cycle is the preferred choice for this: There are over 12,000 km sign-posted cycle routes throughout the country. Leave the daily routine behind and discover new places and moments.

      • Smørrebrød, popular open-face sandwiches, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Maria Eklind, Flickr
      • Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark. Febiyan, Unsplash
      • Smørrebrød,, Copenhagen, Denmark. Julia Cheperis, Unsplash
      • Roskilde, Denmark. Robert Katzki, Unsplash
      • Copenhagen, Denmark. Peter Lloyd, Unsplash
      • Copenhagen, Denmark. Sonia Remizua, Unsplash
      • Smørrebrød, popular open-face sandwiches, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Maria Eklind, Flickr
      • Roskilde, Denmark. Birgitte Heiberg, Unsplash

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      • Copenhagen
      • Køge bay with white sand beaches and views of the Baltic Sea
      • Amager Fælled national park
      • Arken Museum of Modern Art
      • Strøby Ladeplads with holiday houses
      • Gjorslev castle
      • UNESCO World Heritage Stevns Klint
      • Newly renovated Hedebostien Cycle Path
      • UNESCO World Heritage Roskilde Cathedral
      • Roskilde Fjorde

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    • Best of Eastern Zealand

       Tour Description Daily Program 

    • Daily program

      Day 1: Individual arrival to Copenhagen
      The Danish capital has a lot to offer. An early arrival is highly recommended. Take a stroll through the medieval city center or visit the famous Tivoli.
      Overnight in Copenhagen

      Day 2: Copenhagen – Køge (34 miles/55 km)
      The first cycle stage will lead along the so-called Køge bay, with outstanding views to the Baltic Sea. The national park Amager Fælled is absolutely free of traffic, and its scenic landscape will impress you. For those who are interested in art, we recommend visiting the Arken Museum of Modern Art (closed on Mondays). Køge belongs to one of the oldest cities of Denmark and is located directly on the coast. The white sand beaches invite for a jump into the cool water for a refresh.
      Overnight in Køge

      Day 3: Exploring the Stevns peninsula (day trip from Køge) (34 miles or 50 miles/55 or 80 km)
      Today's trip will lead you to the peninsula of Stevns. The road goes along the coast that will quickly take you to Strøby Ladeplads with its numerous holiday houses. Later on, the path goes inland where you pass the city of Magleby and Gjorslev castle to reach the UNESCO World Heritage Stevns Klint. Steep coast and old church of Højerup invite you to linger to enjoy the breathtaking views.

      Afterward, after a short, while you will reach Rødvig and the idyllic village of Fakse Ladeplads which is located directly by the sea. From there you can take a direct train back to Køge (train ticket not included in tour package). Option to cycle back to Køge for a return journey via Karise and Herfølge.
      Overnight in Køge

      Day 4: Køge – Roskilde (22 miles/35 km)
      After Køge, the first part of the route will go along the coast to Karlstrup. Then the road will gently take you away from the coast to explore the inland of this beautiful country. You will cycle along the Hedebostien Cycle Path which has recently renovated and now allows a direct connection between Køge Bay and Roskilde Fjord. You will experience breathtaking scenic impressions, a beautiful change from the coastal paths.

      Roskilde has a rich historical past. Take your time for a stroll through the historic city center and visit the famous Roskilde Cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
      Overnight in Roskilde

      Day 5: Exploring the Roskilde Fjord (day trip from Roskilde) (16 or 22 or 31 miles/25 or 30 or 50 km)
      Today you have 3 route options. The shortest one will take you to Lejre, the Land of Legends, a 43-hectare "outdoor laboratory" for experimental archeology. Another route choice passes the beautiful castle Ledreborg with its park. And for the cyclists who want to challenge themselves, we provide a worthy day trip west to Holbæk or north of the fjord along to Frederikssund.

      Whatever you choose, comfortable train connections are available for your return trip to Roskilde and each variant will charm you in its own way (train ticket not included in tour cost).
      Overnight in Roskilde

      Day 6: Roskilde – Copenhagen (22 or 28 miles/35 or 45 km)
      Today's stage leads you back to the starting point of your bike tour: the Danish capital Copenhagen. From Albertslund, a newly built bike path will take you to the center of Copenhagen, nearly free of traffic. In the afternoon there is enough time for you to explore the city on your own. During a stroll, you can fulfill all the wonderful impressions that you have already gained on your bike tour through East Zealand.

      Day 7: Individual departure or extension
      After breakfast, your journey ends. We are happy to book extra nights for you to explore the Danish capital.

      Surface and terrain

      On the whole an easy cycle tour which leads through flat and soft hilly landscapes. Mostly own bike paths and small streets without much traffic. Only if entering and leaving cities you need to expect some more traffic.


      Absalon Hotel Copenhagen

      Comwell Hotel Køge Strand

      Comwell Hotel Roskilde

      How to get there

      Tour start and end
      Nearest airport: Copenhagen (CPH) airport
      Nearest train station: Copenhagen Central Station

      Tips on getting to and from your tour

      Best of Eastern Zealand

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    • Dates

      Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays: Jun 2-Aug 27, 2023 (additional dates available upon request for 4 or more participants)

      Low season: Jun 02, 2023 - Jun 18, 2023, Jun 30, 2023 - Aug 27, 2023

      High season: Jun 19, 2023 - Jun 29, 2023


      Tour package

      Per person, double occupancy Season 1 Season 2
      Standard rooms €1049 €1099
      Superior upgraded rooms €1179 €1229
      Single use room (1 person/1 room)
      Standard rooms €1448 €1498
      Superior upgraded rooms €1708 €1758

      Bike Rentals

      Hybrid touring bike, unisex frame €129
      Hybrid touring bike, men's frame €129
      Hybrid touring bike, upgrade €189
      Electrically assisted bike €269

      Additional Options

      Dinner package €299

      Extra Nights, Copenhagen

      Per person, double occupancy
      Standard rooms €129
      Superior upgraded rooms €164
      Single use room (1 person/1 room)
      Standard rooms €229
      Superior upgraded rooms €299


      Child, ages 0-2, sharing a room with 2 full paying adults 100%
      Child, ages 3-11, sharing a room with 2 full paying adults* 30%
      Child, ages 12-17, sharing a room with 2 full paying adults* 20%

      *Only available in Superior upgraded rooms

      Included services

      • 6 nights in carefully selected accommodations
      • Daily breakfast from buffet
      • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel (max 20 kg/bag, no bag limit)
      • Route material, including route decription and maps (1 per room)
      • Service hotline
      • Rental bike insurance
      • GPS tracks available upon request

      Bike rentals

      Bikes available to be rented (in advance at the time of booking) include:

      • Hybrid touring bike, 21/24-speed, unisex, step-through
      • Hybrid touring bike, 21/24-speed, men's frames, crossbar
      • Hybrid touring bike, 27-speed, upgrade, crossbar
      • Electrically assisted bike, Pedelec, unisex*

      *More about electrically-assisted bikes >

      All above bike rentals will be equipped with the following at no additional charge:

      • Saddlebag (water-repellent), rear
      • Handlebar bag (water-repellent), with clear cover on top for easy map viewing
      • Tools
      • Repair kit (with extra bicycle tube)
      • Pump
      • Combination lock

      The bikes will have flat pedals. If you want to bring your own pedals, please bring your own shoes and also the necessary equipment to change the pedals. Toe cages are not available to rent.

      If you plan to bring your own seat, please make sure it will be compatible with a 27.2 to 31.4 mm seat post. If necessary, you may also need to bring your own adapter. The tour company will assist in switching the seat post for you.

      Helmets are not included with the bike rentals. You can buy a helmet (not rent) from the tour company for €49. It will be a high quality, brand new helmet. You must let us know your helmet preference upon booking. If you do not buy a helmet through the tour company, we recommend you bring your own.

      Specifications on hybrid touring bikes

      • Modern, high-resistant aluminum frame
      • V-brakes
      • Aluminium-rims
      • Reliable tires, which ensure high duration
      • Shimano Alivio derailleur on 21-speed
      • Selle Royal Saddles

      *Posture for 21-speed hybrid bikes will be upright for comfort

      Upgraded components on 27-speed hybrid bikes

      • Hydraulic Magura HS 11 brakes
      • Shimano Deore XT derailleur on 27-speed
      • High-quality Suntour suspension fork

      *Posture for 27-speed upgraded hybrid bikes will be upright and forward

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