Denmark Islands Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $5,999 - $6,599 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Denmark Islands Bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Aug-Sep 2025: May-Sep

From $5,999 - $6,599 /person

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

On the Danish islands, the intentional hygge way of life is felt all around. Experience it as you pause in a charming café and savor the flavors of Scandinavian treats. 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.

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Highlights

  • 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
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Denmark

Start/End Copenhagen

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

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.

Accommodations
Hotel Odeon

(1 night)

Night 1

Hotel Odeon
Odense
*Casual Plus Hotel

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

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 2-3

Description

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.

Accommodations
Stella Maris

(2 nights)

Nights 2-3

Stella Maris
Svendborg
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.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

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.

Accommodations
Falsled Kro

(2 nights)

Nights 4-5

Falsled Kro
Millinge
Premiere Hotel

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

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Hotel Odeon
Odense

*Casual Plus Hotel

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

Nights 2-3

Stella Maris
Svendborg

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.

Nights 4-5

Falsled Kro
Millinge

Premiere Hotel

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

From $5,999 - $6,599 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike
  • $650 rental fee; subject to availability
  • 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
  • Built for hard-core riders
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike
  • $400 rental fee
  • Hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed Cro-Moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train
  • Custom upgraded wheelset
  • Best for riders with some tandem experience.

From $5,999 - $6,599 /person

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