Best of Eastern Zealand

6 nights
30 miles/day
Self guided from EUR € 1099
Bike tour in Denmark
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours

Best of Eastern Zealand


Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours

6 nights
30 miles/day

Self guided from EUR € 1099
Bike tour in Denmark

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  • Be entranced by the best of Eastern Zealand

    Denmark is a dream destination for cycling holidays! This small but spectacular kingdom welcomes you with a wild, varied, and spellbindingly beautiful landscape, home to atmospheric forests, flourishing meadows, breathtaking coastlines, and charming villages. By bike, the best of Eastern Zealand's treasures are easily reached along 12,000 km of sign-posted cycle routes criss-crossing this wonderful land. Leave your daily routine at the door and be entranced by Eastern Zealand - it's an adventure you won't forget!

    • Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark. Febiyan, Unsplash
    • Roskilde, Denmark. Pallek Nudsen, Unsplash
    • Smørrebrød & wine in Denmark. Maria Eklind@Flickr
    • Old Town of Roskilde, Denmark CC:Mariusz Pazdziora
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    • Smørrebrød,, Copenhagen, Denmark. Julia Cheperis, Unsplash
    • Roskilde, Denmark. Robert Katzki, Unsplash
    • Copenhagen, Denmark. Peter Lloyd, Unsplash

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    • Copenhagen, 'City of Spires'
    • Køge Bay, with its white sand beaches and views of the Baltic Sea
    • Amager Fælled National Park
    • Arken Museum of Modern Art
    • Strøby Ladeplads with its gorgeous holiday houses
    • Gjorslev Castle
    • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stevns Klint
    • Newly renovated Hedebostien Cycle Path
    • UNESCO World Heritage Site of Roskilde Cathedral
    • Roskilde Fjorde

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    Interested in adding to your itinerary? Take a look at our cycling day tours in Copenhagen.

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     Tour Description Daily Program 

  • Daily program

    Day 1: Individual arrival in Copenhagen
    Denmark's captivating capital, the 'City of Spires', has a lot to offer eager tourists, so an early arrival is highly recommended. You can even take one our cycling day tours around Copenhagen for a fascinating overview of the city! The medieval city center is unmissable, as are the famous Tivoli Gardens.

    Overnight in Copenhagen.

    Day 2: Copenhagen – Køge (34 miles/55 km)
    The first cycling stage of the tour will lead you along the so-called Køge Bay, with its outstanding views of the Baltic Sea. The Amager Fælled National Park is absolutely free of traffic and home to sensational landscapes guaranteed to impress. For those interested in art, we recommend visiting the Arken Museum of Modern Art (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). Køge belongs to one of the oldest cities in Denmark and is located directly on the coast, giving you the option of a swim in the sea that graces the beautiful white sandy beaches here.

    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. You'll follow the coastal road that leads you swiftly to Strøby Ladeplads, with its numerous holiday houses. Later on, the path curves inland, where'll you pass the city of Magleby and Gjorslev Castle to reach the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stevns Klint. The spectacular coast and the old church of Højerup invite you to linger here and enjoy the breathtaking views.

    After a short ride, you'll reach Rødvig and the idyllic village of Fakse Ladeplads, directly next to the sea. From here, you can take a direct train back to Køge (train ticket not included in tour package) or cycle back via Karise and Herfølge.

    Overnight in Køge.

    Day 4: Køge – Roskilde (25 miles/40 km)
    After Køge, the first part of the route will take you along the coast to Karlstrup. From here, the road will lead you gently inland to explore spectacular countryside. You'll cycle along the Hedebostien Cycle Path, which has been recently renovated to allow a direct connection between Køge Bay and Roskilde Fjord. You will experience breathtakingly scenic views that are in contrast to the coastal vistas you've previously enjoyed.

    Riding into Roskilde, explore this city's rich, historical past. There's time to take a stroll through the historic city center and to visit the famous Roskilde Cathedral, 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'll have 3 route options: The shortest will take you to Lejre, nicknamed the 'Land of Legends', which boasts a 43-hectare 'outdoor laboratory' used for experimental archeology. The second route passes by the beautiful castle and park of Ledreborg. Finally, for the cyclists who like a challenge, there's a wonderful day trip west to Holbæk or north to Frederikssund, passing the fjord.

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

    Overnight in Roskilde.

    Day 6: Roskilde – Copenhagen (25 or 28 miles/40 km)
    Today's stage leads you back to the starting point of your bike tour: the Danish capital of 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.

    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. A cycling day tour of Copenhagen comes highly recommended.

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  • Accommodation


    Absalon Hotel Copenhagen

    Comwell Hotel Køge Strand

    Comwell Hotel Roskilde

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     Daily program Bikes 

  • Bikes

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

    • Standard touring bike, 21/24-speed, unisex, step-through
    • Standard touring bike, 21/24-speed, men's frames, crossbar
    • Standard 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 standard 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 standard bikes will be upright for comfort

    Upgraded components on 27-speed standard bikes

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

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

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     Accommodation Dates & Prices 

  • Dates

    Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays: May 31-Sep 01, 2024 (additional dates available upon request for 4 or more participants)

    Season 1: May 31, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024, Jul 05, 2025 - Sep 01, 2024

    Season 2: Jun 24, 2024 - Jul 04, 2024


    Tour package

    Per person, double occupancy Season 1 Season 2
    Standard rooms €1099 €1149
    Superior upgraded rooms €1229 €1279
    Single use room (1 person/1 room)
    Standard rooms €1518 €1568
    Superior upgraded rooms €1778 €1828

    Bike Rentals

    Standard touring bike, 21-speed unisex frame €129
    Standard touring bike, 21-speed men's frame €129
    Standard touring bike, 27-speed upgrade €199
    Electrically assisted bike €289

    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%

    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)
    • Service hotline
    • Rental bike insurance
    • Card material with route description incl. GPS tracks (1 package each room)
    • If half board is booked: 6 dinner included (partly with voucher in a close-by restaurant in walking distance)

    Tour Company

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     Bikes Other Details 

  • Map

    Maps are for information purposes only and reflect typical routes between overnight locations. They may not reflect your actual route.

    Surface and terrain

    On the whole, this is an easy cycle tour which leads you through flat landscapes with some small hills. You'll mostly cycle on bike paths and minor streets without much traffic. You can expect some heavier traffic only when entering and leaving Copenhagen.

    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.

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