Four cycling routes in Sønderjylland that you should not miss!
The Baltic Sea Route combines some of the best natural and cultural attractions in southern Denmark. Characteristic for the route are the many islets, numerous bridges and small ferries. Here you have the chance to enjoy plenty of fresh air, attractive countryside and good exercise. You’ll pass the cathedral city of Haderslev, the maritime town of Aabenraa, as well as Sønderborg, which features the windmill at Dybbøl Mølle and Sønderborg Castle.
Hærvejen has been an important travel artery for more than a thousand years. Armies, oxen drivers and pilgrims have travelled through Jutland on this route. As far as possible, the cycling route runs on small roads. Here, you can experience medieval churches, Viking runic stones, ancient burial mounds and impressive scenery. The majority of the roads are paved, but there are also many minor gravel tracks running through forests and fields.Hærvejen runs from Frederikshavn in the north to the Danish-German border.
Part of the North Sea Cycling Route. With a length of 6,200 km, the North Sea Cycling Route is the world’s longest signposted cycle route. Following the North Sea coast through 7 countries, it begins at the Danish/German border in Wadden Sea National Park.This part of the route really takes you back to nature. You can enjoy the birdlife in the marshes, whilst the route also runs past flocks of sheep grazing on the embankments along the west coast to the north.
The "Border Route" is a themed cycle route highlighting the special culture in the border region between Germany and Denmark. It presents culture/historical topics close to nature paths. Between Wiedau sluice near the North Sea and the old fjord city Flensburg, the "Grenzroute" follows idyllic paths on its 130 km route along the German/Danish border. Along the way, it traverses the border 13 times.