The Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark

The Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark

The Lillebælt and the Danish South Sea

 Flensburg – Middelfart – Svendborg – Flensburg

  • Radweg-Reisen Tour
  • Island of Funen –  Denmark’s garden
  • Odense – home of  the writer Hans Christian Andersens
  • Islands of Ærø, Drejø und Skarø
  • Boat trips in the Danish South Sea included!
  • Daily routes ●●●○○
  • Altitude profile ●●●○○


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The big loop on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark is a highlight for keen cyclists. The daily cycle stages are as varied as the country itself. Enjoy the scent of the sea and the vastness of the landscapes with spectacular views, which you will encounter again and again on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark. You start in Flensburg, one of the northern-most cities in Germany. From the northern city it is a stone's throw to southern Jutland, which you cycle through until you reach the island of Funen. Funen is a true natural paradise. It is not without reason that the island is often referred to as Denmark's garden. On the way, you will cycle past idyllic manor houses and endless beaches. Experience Nordic idyll and the typical relaxed Danish atmosphere in the charming villages and small towns with their lovingly painted houses. Let yourself be enchanted by the atmosphere of Funen, which already inspired Odens' most famous son Hans Christian Andersen to write his fairy tales. In the South Fyn Sea you will get to know the small islands of Ærø, Drejø and Skarø. Each unique in its own right, they are part of the Danish South Sea, which is one of the most popular sailing areas in the Baltic Sea thanks to its shallow waters. Your round trip on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark takes you via the island of Als back to Flensburg. Expect hilly terrain throughout your journey on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark, with the odd climb along the way.


  • Booking Code
  • Start / Destination
  • Duration
    12 days / 11 nights
  • Length
    approx. 415 – 475 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 20 and 70 km, Ø 50 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
The Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark

Day 1: Individual arrival in Flensburg

Flensburg is one of the most northern cities in Germany and thus an ideal starting point for a cycle tour along the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark. Seafaring and the rum trade once made Flensburg an important trading town. After your arrival, stroll through the picturesque alleys and nooks of the old town with its typical merchants' courtyards. The historic harbour, the warehouses and the museum shipyard are certainly worth a detour.

Flensburg Old Town

A leisurely stroll through Flensburg's Old Town

Day 2: Flensburg – Åbenrå / Rodekro, approx. 55 km

You leave Flensburg behind and cross the border to Denmark after only a short time. You cycle along quiet paths on the “Ochsenweg”, a historic country lane whose origins are thought to date back to the Bronze Age. After your arrival in Åbenrå, explore the old town, characterised by typical burgher and craftsman houses, and visit the art museum housed in Brundlund Castle.

Åbenrå, beach, sea

Beach of Åbenrå

Day 3: Åbenrå – Christiansfeld, approx. 40 / 70 km

The Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark takes you further north. First of all, it is worth taking a break in Haderslev. The cathedral there will immediately catch your eye. This impressive church is one of the most beautiful in Denmark. Take a boat trip on Haderslev Dam before cycling either directly or including a few more kilometres along the Little Belt to Christiansfeld. The town was built on the drawing board about 250 years ago with the aim of building the ideal town.

Dänemark, flag, fields

On the way to Christiansfeld

Day 4: Christiansfeld – Middelfart, approx. 45 / 65 km

After tasting a typical Christiansfeld honey cake, you cycle to Kolding. From a distance you can already see the old royal castle Koldinghus. Mostly along the varied coastline, you cycle on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark along the Little Belt. Climb the castle's tower, the Kæmpetårn, and enjoy the wonderful view over the town and the Kolding Fjord. Continue on to Middelfart. Welcome to the island of Funen!

Koldinghus, Kolding

The Royal Castle Koldinghus

Day 5: Middelfart – Odense, approx. 65 / 55 km

Before turning your wheels, a boat trip is worthwhile. With a bit of luck, you will spot porpoises, which often cavort in the waters of the Little Belt. Heading east, the cycle route leads you through idyllic landscapes to Odense. Denmark's third largest city is the birthplace of one of the most famous Danes, the writer Hans Christian Andersen. Many places in Odense, such as the H. C. Andersen Hus, commemorate him and his world-famous fairy tales.

Garden, Denmark

A garden near Middelfahrt

Day 6: Odense – Fåborg, approx. 50 km

Today's stage of your cycle tour on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark takes you to the south of Funen. The closer you get to your destination of the day, Fåborg, the more you feel the hilly terrain. You will pass the foothills of the Svanninge Bakker, a wooded area popularly known as the Funen Alps. Visit the Klokketårnet in Fåborg. From the bell tower you have a magnificent view over the idyllic small town and the sea.

Bell tower, Faaborg Old Town

The bell tower in Fåborg

Day 7: Fåborg – Island of Ærø – Svendborg / Troense, approx. 25 / 50 km + boat trips

Today's stage begins very relaxed with a boat trip to the idyllic island of Ærø. Here, too, you leisurely follow the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark. After a short time you will reach the hunting lodge Søbygaard, which is worth a stop for a souvenir photo. In the harbour town of Ærøskøbing, stroll through the narrow streets with their colourful houses and small cafés. Before you leave the island by ferry towards Svendborg, don't miss trying the Løvtens Paa'kar. The fluffy pancakes are a speciality of this island.

beach, Aero Island

On the beach on the island of Ærø

Day 8: Excursion to the islands of Drejø and Skarø, approx. 20 km + boat trips

From Svendborg we go by ship through the Danish South Sea to the island of Skarø. Only a few people are living on this small island. It has an abundance of beach meadows, dunes and sand reefs. Enjoy the idyllic tranquillity before taking the ferry to the island of Drejø. With a bit of luck, you will spot rare white fallow deer, which are at home on Drejø. On the way back to the mainland, take another breath of the mild sea air and explore the winding alleys of the old town on a long walk in Svendborg.

Flag of Denmark

The flag of Denmark

Day 9: Svendborg – Fåborg, approx. 35 km

You leave Svendborg behind and cycle on quiet paths through the south of the island of Funen. Large fields and small villages accompany you not far from the coast. You will spend the night in Fåborg again. Explore the city fortifications built in the Middle Ages, including the Vesterport. It is one of the few preserved city gates in Denmark. Also worth seeing is the Faaborg Museum, which presents works by Fyn painters and artists.


View over Svendborg

Day 10: Fåborg – Sønderborg, approx. 40 / 35 km + ferry ride

Your journey on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark first takes you over the Horne Land peninsula to Bøjden. From there you take the ferry to Fynshav on the island of Als. Back on your bike, you cycle across the island to Sønderborg. Visit the castle with the same name, which is one of the oldest royal castles in South Jutland. It houses a museum that looks at the history and culture of this border region.

Sønderborg Castle

Sønderborg Castle

Day 11: Sønderborg – Flensburg, approx. 40 km

After leaving Sønderborg, it is worth taking a detour to the Dybbøl Banke History Centre just a few kilometres away. It commemorates the German-Danish War, which the Danish troops lost to the Prussians in 1864. Another possible stop is Gråsten. This is the summer residence of the Danish royal family and has an English-style garden that is well worth seeing. Parallel to the Flensburg Fjord, you cycle mostly along the coast back to Flensburg.

Church, Rinkenæs Sogn, Fields

View over Rinkenæs Sogn

Day 12: Individual departure or extension of stay

After breakfast, your journey on the Baltic Sea Cycle Path in Denmark already ends. We gladly extend your stay in Flensburg or one of the other overnight destinations with an extra night.

Flensburg Harbour

Goodbye to Flensburg

Dates / prices / services

Season times and prices 2023

Arrival daily from 01.05.2023 to 07.10.2023

Bookable dates are shown in the booking form. The season is dictated by the arrival date.

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Season A
30.04. - 10.05.
24.09. - 07.10.
from1499 €
Season B
11.05. - 16.05.
11.06. - 30.06.
10.09. - 23.09.
from1649 €
Season C
17.05. - 26.05.
01.06. - 10.06.
20.08. - 09.09.
from1799 €
Season D
27.05. - 31.05.
01.07. - 19.08.
from1949 €

All prices per person in a double room

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  • 11 nights incl. breakfast, national 3* / 4*-level
  • Boat trip Ærøskøbing – Svendborg incl. bike
  • Boat trip Bøjden – Fynshav incl. Bike
  • Boat trip Fåborg – Søby incl. bike
  • Boat trip Svendborg – Drejø – Skarø – Svendborg incl. bike
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel, no limit on number of pieces, max. 20 kg / piece
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • Service-Hotline (7 days, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
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Not inlcuded is the city or visitor's tax (if payable).

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Child reduction on basic price

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From 0 to 5 years


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From 6 to 11 years


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From 12 to 17 years


Applies for accommodation in rooms with 2 full-paying guests.

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Due to the more challenging sections, we recommend this tour only for young people in good physical condition.

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Additional Services

Additional bookable services

Additional fee single room

449 €

All prices are per person

Additional nights

All places

95 €


135 €

All prices are per person

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
99 €
239 €
Teenager's bike
Teenager's bike
49 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 27-gear unisex bike, derailleur gears with freewheel (men’s bikes from 1.80 m)
  • Electric bike / Pedelec with freewheel (minimum age 16 years)
  • Teenager's bike (26 inch)

Pannier, handlebar bag, milometer, bike lock, pump, repair kit

Here you find further information and pictures of our rental bikes.

Radweg-Reisen 27-gear unisex bike
27-gear unisex bike, derailleur gears with freewheel
Radweg-Reisen 27-gear men's bike
27-gear men's bike, derailleur gears with freewheel
Radweg Reisen E-Bike
Unisex E-Bike, 8-speed hub gears and free-wheel
Teen's bike
Teen's bike
Rental Bike

27-gear Rental Bike

99 €


239 €

Teenager's bike

49 €

Brief Information

  • Booking Code
  • Start / Destination
  • Duration
    12 days / 11 nights
  • Length
    approx. 415 – 475 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 20 and 70 km, Ø 50 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
  • Parking information
    Parking garage in the city centre: Parkhaus City Süderhofenden 4 – 6, 490 parking spaces, opening hours: 24 / 7, costs approx. 14 € / day, payable locally.
    Parking spaces at the hotel depending on availability, subject to charge, details in the travel documents.
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen
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  • Mobility note
    This holiday is suitable to only a limited extent for people with restricted mobility.
    Please contact us if you have individual requirements.
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