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Frederiksborg Castle in Denmark
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Backroads guests biking in the countryside
Backroads guest biking in the countryside
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Backroads guests biking on the coast
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Sweden to Denmark Bike Tour

Swedish Riviera to Copenhagen: Castles & Coast

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 2-4

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,799 - $6,249 pp dbl occ

($1,350 for sgl occ)

Sweden and Denmark share connections. Pristine beaches, historic towns and cities basking in the blissful Scandinavian summer sun. Nordic cuisine is innovative and delicious. The locals are charming, happy, enviably good-looking—and they share your love for the bike. Two countries connected by a simple appreciation of nature, food, culture and life.

Sweden to Denmark Bike Tour map
Sweden to Denmark Bike Tour map

Sweden & Denmark

Start/End Copenhagen

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


  • Pedal rolling terrain on a bike-friendly mix of tranquil country lanes, fun coastal roads and dedicated cycling paths
  • Explore the serene land- and seascapes of the North Sea and Swedish Riviera, bathed in the ethereal sparkle of the midnight sun
  • Pamper yourself at the stylish Ystad Saltsjöbad, the seaside Marienlyst Hotel and the elegant 18th-century Hotel d'Angleterre
  • Marvel at splendid castles, royal palaces and medieval landmarks set against the beauty of the Baltic Sea


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Experience the good life on the magnificent Swedish Riviera | Bike through an agrarian landscape where farmland ends and white sand begins | Ride through Sweden’s lovely Skåne County, much-loved by cyclists | Stop to enjoy the traditional Swedish coffee break of fika | Live like a local and take a dip in the North Sea | Pedal through rolling farmland and forests dotted with idyllic cottages, castles and farms |​ Admire tree-shaded lanes and the unfolding of stunning and sweeping coastal vistas.

Aerial view of Ystad Saltsjöbad
Ystad Saltsjöbad
| Premiere Hotel

Furnished with a nautical Newport style, this classic seaside hotel offers stunning views of the Baltic Sea. (pool, spa)

Days 3-4

Cycle along the majestic North Sea coastline enjoying the sea breeze and stunning views | Embark on a ferry from Helsingborg, Sweden to Helsingør, Denmark | Venturing out of our castle hotel, shimmering water, white-sand beaches, horse farms and manor homes await | Explore effortlessly chic shops and cafés | ​Bike along winding roads through small Danish towns filled with summer residences on the Baltic Sea | Explore Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet and a World Heritage site | Indulge in our spectacular waterfront hotel's luxurious beach spa.

Exterior view of the Marienlyst Seafront Hotel
Marienlyst Seafront Hotel
| Premiere Hotel

Watch the sun set over the sound from this waterfront property, built in 1861 and with comfortable rooms featuring luxurious beach style décor. (pool, spa)

Days 5-6

Narrow, rolling country and coastal roads lead to thatch-roofed houses and magnificent Frederiksborg Slot, Scandinavia's largest Renaissance castle, perched on three islets | Cruise on bike paths along white-sand beaches | Sit down for a superb dinner at our hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant, Marchal | Explore Copenhagen's charming historic sites on foot.

Hotel d'Angleterre Exterior
Hotel d'Angleterre
| Premiere Hotel

This renovated 18th-century landmark hotel—set majestically in the heart of Copenhagen—will dazzle you with its elegance and style, as well as its rich history. (pool, spa)

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Activity Level: 2-4

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 | 18 miles | 600 ft. gain
Level 2 | 43 miles | 1600 ft. gain
Day 2
Level 2 | 15 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 3 | 25 miles | 800 ft. gain
Level 4 | 40 miles | 1600 ft. gain
Day 3
Level 2 | 25 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Day 4
Level 2 | 27 miles | 900 ft. gain
Level 4 | 59 miles | 2000 ft. gain
Day 5
Level 2 | 25 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Level 3 | 45 miles | 1700 ft. gain
Level 4 | 53 miles | 3200 ft. gain
Day 6
Copenhagen Historic Walking Tour (2 hours)

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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