Row of bikers on country road
Fyns Hoved in Denmark.
Biker riding past blue house
Backroads guests picnicking in the countryside
Plate of Salmon Gravlax
Two bikers riding on Backroads' trip.
Biker in poppy field
Woman pointing at camera at dinner table
Megalithic grave and lighthouse on the Danish island Funen.
Basket of apples
The historic Broholm Castle on Fyn Island, Denmark
Colourful cobblestone streets of the main city of the island Aero in Aeroskobing, Denmark.
Traditional home on the island Lyoe in the Danish archipelago near Funen, Denmark.
The landscape at Fyns Hoved, Denmark.
Blue door on old classical style Danish country house with thatched straw roof in Denmark.
Small colorful houses under the sun at the beach on the island of Aero in Denmark during a summer vacation.
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Denmark Islands Bike Tour

Charming Harbors, Medieval Villages & Fairy-Tale Castles on the Baltic Sea

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 1-3

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,699 pp dbl occ

($1,300 for sgl occ)

On the Danish islands, the intentional hygge way of life is felt all around. Experience it as you pause over fika, a traditional Scandinavian coffee break. Feel it as you relax in our elegant hotels, where comfort is in the details. As you cycle the picturesque Danish coast, passing windmills, pastel-colored beach houses and fairy-tale manors, take time away from the daily rush to enjoy life’s quieter pleasures.

Denmark Islands Bike Tour
Denmark Islands Bike Tour


Start/End Copenhagen

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Cycle coastal paths on the Danish Isles, passing scenic harbors and quaint fishing villages where time seems to stand still 
  • Relax on white-sand beaches and luxuriate in our thatched-roof Relais & Châteaux hotel—a classic Scandinavian gem
  • Explore Funen Island's postcard-perfect landscapes and get to know the fairy-tale castles and ancient villages that inspired Hans Christian Andersen 
  • Savor farm-fresh Nordic cuisine and dine on caviar and seasonal delicacies at our hotel's elegant restaurant overlooking Svendborg Sound


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

Bike the idyllic Hindsholm Peninsula, passing historic villages, charming market towns and impressive manors of old Danish nobility | Explore the colorful historic port town of Kerteminde, which National Geographic called one of Europe’s best secret villages in Europe | Stay in the fairy-tale town of Odense, the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, and savor modern Scandinavian fare.

Hotel Odeon lounge
Hotel Odeon
| Premiere Hotel

A modern elegant retreat nestled in the neighborhood of Hans Christian Andersen, close to excellent shopping, nightlife and the Hans Christian Andersen’s House, an innovative museum and garden.

Days 2-3

The fascinating history of Odense comes alive on a city bike tour with an expert local guide | Ride on the famous and aptly named Fyn “Castle Route,” featuring a stunning coastline and some of Denmark’s most beautiful castles | Pedal through the picturesque port of Lundeborg and admire Broholm Castle, an impressive 12th-century fortress surrounded by lush rolling hills | Pause to sample local Danish wine before riding into the charming town of Svenborg | Make your way to the Danish archipelago, passing through Langaland Island’s fragrant woodland, wild seaside and rural hamlets | Linger over a farm-fresh lunch at a castle | Get a glimpse into the Denmark of long ago as you spin past the villages, apple orchards, lovely gardens and stately manor houses of Tåsinge Island | Svendborg's excellent shops and nightlife await.

Stella Maris hotel exterior
Stella Maris
| Premiere Hotel

Airy rooms with great natural light, a quiet courtyard and a superb restaurant are just a few of the tranquil South Fyn comforts found at this beachfront boutique hotel on the Svendborg Sound.

Days 4-6

Ferry to Aero Island and start your ride from its iconic beach huts | See Visto Mill, a thatched windmill built in the 1800s, and visit Bregninge Kirke, a 13th-century church | Patchwork pastures and sprawling farmland lead to the enchanting city of Ærøskøbing, the best-preserved 18th-century town in Denmark | Delight in a signature picnic lunch at the last remaining ducal residence | Drink in the so-called Funen Alps around Svanninge as you cycle amid green forests and sloping hills dotted with cross-timbered homes | Celebrate this wonderful week with an unforgettable Nordic dinner | Bike on Helnæs Island, a quiet place inhabited since the Stone Age, and get one last look at the region's sweeping sea views, white-sand beaches and a historic lighthouse.

Aerial view of Falsled Kro hotel
Falsled Kro
| Premiere Hotel

This classic thatched-roofed inn and Relais & Châteaux property invites a Scandinavian hygge experience with its authentic Danish design, cozy rooms, roaring fires and beautiful surroundings.

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Activity Level: 1-3

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Level 1 | 11 miles* | 300 ft. gain
Level 2 | 26 miles | 600 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 3 | 35 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 4 | 44 miles* | 1300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 53 miles | 1500 ft. gain
Day 3
Level 2 | 25 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 37 miles | 900 ft. gain
Level 4 | 45 miles | 1100 ft. gain
Day 4
Level 2 | 24 miles* | 800 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Day 5
Level 2 | 20 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles | 1400 ft. gain
Level 4 | 43 miles | 1700 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 1 | 15 miles | 600 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS. Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package.
$650 rental fee; subject to availability

Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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