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Tunø Hiking Trail – Hiking Denmark

Tunø is a small island located between the Danish peninsula and the larger island Samsø, where we also hiked recently. Due to the small size of the island, the longest hiking trail goes along its coastline and is just about nine kilometers long. Nevertheless, the landscape offers quite some variety as the southwestern shore features steep and dramatic coastal cliffs…

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Tunø Hiking Trail - path runs close to the beach at times

Endelave Mini-Kanino Hiking Trail – Hiking Denmark

Like many other countries, Denmark has been hit by hiking fever the last years, which has caused many local communities to mark and map out hiking routes – with various imaginative names. On the small island Endelave, which is known for its numerous rabbits, they have made a hiking route around the entire island called the Kanino (“kanin” meaning…

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Endelave Mini-Kanino Trail - trail runs close to tip of the island

Samsø Nordby Bakker Trail – Hiking Denmark

Denmark has several hundred islands, of which about 70 are inhabited. The island Samsø is nicknamed “the island in the middle” as it is placed in between the peninsula Jutland and the two largest islands Funen and Zealand. The northern part of the long and narrow island is less settled than the southern and 480 ha of the…

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Samsø Nordby Bakker Trail - view on the rolling hills of Nordby

Agri Bavnehøj Trail – Mols Bjerge

Denmark has five national parks, which each represent a certain aspect of special Danish nature. Mols Bjerge National Park represents how the Danish landscape was created in the Ice Age, and is as the name implies (‘Bjerge’ mean ‘mountains’) more hilly than most other places in Denmark. It has been more than…

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Agri Bavnehøj trail - path on the hill itself

Moesgaard Museum Trail – Hiking Denmark

Moesgaard Museum is not just one of the best and most-visited museums in Denmark but also surrounded by beautiful nature in the form of bright state-owned forests and meadows. All in all, the Moesgaard estate covers 100 hectares of park, forest, fields and coast, which is traversed by paths for walking, horse-riding and mountain…

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Moesgaard Museum Trail - Creek

Moesgaard Strand Trail near Aarhus – Hiking Denmark

At first glance Denmark does not have much nature to offer to hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. However, with some effort you can find good hiking trails also in Denmark. We have done some great hikes in the National Park Mols Bjerge in the past months, but this time we wanted to go hiking…

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Moesgaard Strand Trail - Trail

Ulstrup Creek Trail near Aarhus – Hiking Denmark

In Denmark it is very hard to find good hiking trails because the country has very little nature in general. However, we really liked the Mols Bjerge National Park when we were hiking there in March and therefore we decided to do another hike in that area. We planned an approximately 9 kilometers long…

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Ulstrup Creek Trail - Stubbe Lake from trail

Mols Bjerge Trail near Aarhus and Ebeltoft – Hiking Denmark

Despite its flatness and little nature (only 12% forest cover), Denmark also has some hidden gems for hiking fans. One such area is the Mols Bjerge National Park which lies between Aarhus and Ebeltoft. The hilly national park measures 180 square kilometers and features several attractions such as the Poskaer Stenhus (biggest Neolithic round…

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Mols Bjerge Trail - View from the highest point

Bolling Lake Trail near Silkeborg and Aarhus – Hiking Denmark

In comparison to other European countries Denmark does not have very much forest (only 12 % forest cover) – or nature in general, except its white sandy beaches which circumscribe most of the extensive coast line. There are, however, exceptions which make it possible to conduct some great hikes where you can experience different…

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Bolling Lake Trail - View on the lake

Himmelbjerget Trail – Hiking Denmark

Himmelbjerget is an around 148 meters high mountain in Jutland in Denmark. In December 2015 I concluded my “Hiking Iceland” tour and then stayed in Denmark for some time. Denmark is quite flat and therefore I was skeptic that I could find a tempting mountain to climb over there.  However, after doing some research on the internet…

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Himmelbjerget - Top of the mountain