Danish Coast Explorer Cycling Holidays
Start: Rostock

Your Itinerary

Danish Coast Explorer Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £849 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Cycle along the coast and fjords to Copenhagen.
• Explore Roskilde cathedral.
• Take the ferry across the Baltic Sea to Gedser in Southern Denmark.
• Island hop around the Danish islands.
• Finish the tour in the capital of Denmark.

Cycle Route profile
This is a tour for everybody, flat through mostly silent landscapes, on bike paths and side roads. In parts you have to figure on wind!

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Rostock

Rostock is the perfect location for the start of your tour to the Danish islands. Travellers are responsible for their transportation to the destination hotel in Rostock.

Day 2: Rostock – Nykøbing

Distance: approx. 36 km

During the course of the morning, cycle or take the commuter train (fare payable on-site) to the harbour. Take the ferry to Gedser. The ferry ride takes approx. 2 hours. Cycle to Marielyst and Nykøbing. Many artists, small galleries and museums invite you to stop in on your way to Nykøbing. Spend the night there.

Day 3: Nykøbing – Næstved

Distance: approx. 66 km

Follow the cycle route on the island of Falster and cross the bridge to Vordingborg to reach Zealand. Today’s stretch takes you to Naestved, one of the country’s oldest cities. Take an excursion to the Gavnø Castle and experience history, art, and nature. The castle park has a beautiful rose garden and many rare plant and tree species.

You may also want to visit the “BonBon Land” and the world famous glass company, “Holmegaard Glasvaerk”. Spend the night in or near Naestved.

Day 4: Næstved – Korsør

Distance: approx. 52 km

Cycle northwest through the Great Belt where everyone is in a great holiday mood. Swimming areas, restaurants, and cafés characterise the surroundings. Karesbaekstorp is filled with art galleries. Before continuing to Korsør, enjoying some freshly smoked fish in the smokehouse is a must. Spend the night in or near Korsør.

Day 5: The Great Belt to Kalundborg

Distance: approx. 59 km

Just West of Slagelse you will find an excellent replica from Viking times, the Trelleborg. On route, pass Lake Tissø, known for numerous bird species which find their home there. Your destination is Kalundborg in the North. The church with five towers and the Old Town, Højby, with its crooked town homes, have been very well preserved. Overnight in or near Kalundborg.

Day 6: Kalundborg – Roskilde

Distance: approx. 69 km

Your cycling tour takes you to the coast and fjords at Roskilde today. First, Iselfjord, then Roskildefjord. The tombs of many Danish kings and queens are found in the Roskilde Cathedral. If you like, follow the Vikings as you row or sail across the fjord in a Viking replica. Spend the night in or near Roskilde.

Day 7: Roskilde – Copenhagen

Distance: approx. 38 km

Today’s stretch, the last stretch of your tour, is a little shorter and takes you back to the capital. Spend the afternoon in a quaint café or visit the Tivoli Gardens. Turn in your rental bike and enjoy your evening. Overnight in Copenhagen.

Day 8: Departure from Copenhagen

Travellers are responsible for their transportation homeward. You can take the train from Copenhagen to Hamburg or to Gedser, and then the ferry to Rostock, if you are travelling home from Germany.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
This is a tour for everybody, flat through mostly silent landscapes, on bike paths and side roads. In parts you have to figure on wind!

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Danish Coast Explorer (Rostock to Copenhagen) tour stays in hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.


- Accommodations for 7 nights (according to booking category)
– Breakfast included
– Luggage transfer service to each hotel
– 7-Day Service Hotline
– On-site tour presentation
– 1x Tour information packet per booked room

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Rental Bike Information

We also have a selection of various size 24-speed freewheel men’s and unisex bicycles with derailleur gears and 28” wheels.

They are top-quality brand bicycles made by Kettler and Kalkoff.

Accessories with each bike includes a bicycle pannier bag with a 10L capacity, repair kit, lock, key, and air pump.

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Your Prices

Danish Coast Explorer (Rostock to Copenhagen), 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 09.06.2018 and 19.08 to 01.09.2018
Arrival Saturdays
Season 2: 07.07 to 18.08.2018
Arrival Saturdays

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £849 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £939 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £439
Electric Bike Upgrade: £109

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Hotel Category Descriptions
Rooms with shower/WC or bath/WC

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
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Holiday Price: £849
Single Supplement: From £419

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