Outdoor everyday

Experience the luxuriant and most varied scenery in Denmark. Deep forests, tranquil lakes, meandering streams and heathery hills. We look forward to welcome you in the Lakelands and hope that you will find lots of good inspiration on the site.

Explore - on foot

There are many marked walking paths in the Lakelands, you decide how long. During your walk, you can choose to stop and enjoy lunch or take a rest under the treetops. 

Beautiful bicycle routes in the Lakelands

Discover the undulating landscape between Skanderborg, Ry and Silkeborg on two wheels. 


Sweet dreams

In the Danish Lakelands, you can sleep under the stars or in a cosy four-poster bed. In a tent or at a B&B. In a cabin or at a ‘star’ hotel. Or even at a castle. The choice is yours. And your hosts will always point you in the right direction to good experiences.

Sailing in the Lakelands

In the Lakelands there are many possibilities for sailing, in many different ways. Choose between canoe, kayak, solar-powered motorboat and sailing with the tourists boats. No matter which way you choose, you will experience the nature, close to you.

Gudenåen - en strøm af oplevelser

Gudenåen – a fount of experiences

150 km of delights all year round

The Gudenå is the longest river in Denmark, and has inspired industiousness and adventure for centuries.


The river flows calmly on its way, providing charming ecperiences on land and water alike. Slip into a canoe, climb aboard one of the boats for Himmelbjerget, or enjoy a delightful walk along the paths that line the banks.