A cycling holiday is a great experience for the whole family and the scenic nature of the Vejle region is perfectly suited for pedal-powered holidaymaking. Here you can work up a healthy appetite on steep hill climbs and enjoy easy riding across heathland and through woods and meadows. The region offers an extensive network of signposted cycle routes. Among the most popular are the Ancient Road, which rambles along the Jutland ridge, the East Coast Route, and the Bindeballestien Route, which takes you through the river valley of Vejle Ådal along an old disused railway track. Vejle also offers technically demanding mountain bike tracks with a great chance of burning some energy.
The Ancient Road Hærvejen. © VisitVejle2/8
The Jelling Monuments. © VisitVejle3/8
Kristian von Hornsleth's star sculpture. © VisitVejle4/8
Seaside picnic. © VisitVejle5/8
Mountain bike track in Nørreskoven, Vejle. © VisitVejle6/8
The Ancient Road Hærvejen. © VisitVejle7/8
Vejle Ådal River Valley. © VisitVejle8/8
The cycle routes in the Vejle region consist of bicycle-friendly lanes and country roads with very little traffic. Choose from 20 scenic and enjoyable routes of varying length and difficulty.
The bicycle map is a good tool when planning a bike trip and is also useful on the go. Here you find marked cycle routes, descriptions, attractions, accommodation, etc.
Bike Friends is a network of companies across the Vejle area that offer you as a cyclist a little extra. When you meet the red “Bike Friends” sign, you can be sure of bike-friendly hospitality.
The Bed + Bike certification shows the way to bike-friendly accommodation throughout Vejle. You can be sure of services like parking your bike safely and borrowing tools for any repairs.
Vejle is one of the few places in Denmark where you can experience Alpine-grade road climbs. There are no less than 20 hillclimbs, the steepest with a 27.3% grade.
In 2021, the Tour de France will pass Vejle. Vejle will be the starting point for the third stage, which will meander along approx. 170 km of winding roads from Vejle to Sønderborg.