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Sct. Mogensgade Viborg

Discover Himmerland from The Ancient Road cycling route

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You can look forward to a cycling tour on which you get to experience the lush nature reserve Hammer Bakker, the lowland Gravlev Ådal and the large forest Rold Skov. 

Attractions along The Ancient Road cycling trail from Aalborg to Viborg

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Discover Himmerland from The Ancient Road cycling route

You can look forward to a cycling tour on which you get to experience the lush nature reserve Hammer Bakker, the lowland Gravlev Ådal and the large forest Rold Skov. 

Churches along The Ancient Road Cycling Route in Himmerland

You will find several churches along The Ancient Road. They will welcome you in for a visit, just as they have done for the hikers in the past thousand years.

Aalborg Zoo
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Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo is open 363 days a year - and no two days are alike. With far more than 100 different exotic animal species, educational experiences can be found all year round.

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Aalborg Historical Museum
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Aalborg Historical Museum

At Aalborg Historical Museum, plenty of exciting experiences await you and your family. Explore the great history of Aalborg city, and there will also be plenty of fun activities for the whole family....

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Østerådalen
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Østerådalen

Østerådalen is a nature recovery and rehabilitation project located a few kilometers from Aalborg. 100 hectares with rich bird life at the water-meadows, low watered lakes and winding stream await you...

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Rold Skov | Rold Forest
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Rold Skov | Rold Forest

Rold Forest is Denmark's largest connected forest, covering an area of 8.600 ha. The forest is comprised of several forests, such as Hesselholt, Nørreskov, Nørlund Skov and Rold Vesterskov. Combined, ...

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Top Karens House - Restaurant
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Top Karens House - Restaurant

The restaurant is very cozy and serves traditional Danish food.

''Top Karens Hus'' is a lovely historical eatery, established in 1912. The restaurant is named after the woman who started it, whose ni...

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Gravlev Sø
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Gravlev Sø

This lake is the result of a nature restoration project. The original large lake, approx. 50-60 ha, and covered the ground from Lille Blåkilde all the way to the bottom of Rebild Bakker at Ravnkilde. ...

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Gravlev Church
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Gravlev Church


Village church


The church was built in the Middle Ages.

In the churchyard the sculptor Anders Bundgaard is buried. He has created the “Gefion-fountain” in Copenhagen as well, as the “Cimbrer-bull” in A...

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Lille Blåkilde
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Lille Blåkilde

Lille Blåkilde literally translates to ‘‘Small Blue spring’’. The spring is one of the largest springs in the Rold Forest area, with a waterflow of approximately 90 liters per second and it drains an ...

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St. Økssø
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St. Økssø

The large lake Store Økssø is located in Rold Skov and beautifully surrounded by the forest. With its 33 ha, it is the second-largest lake in Rold Skov.  The lake is just by the popular Mosskov Pavill...

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Restaurant Røverstuen
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Restaurant Røverstuen

Røverstuen is an untraditional restaurant in the middle of Rebild, right next to Rebild Bakker. At Røverstuen, a good meal starts with high-quality, local ingredients, sourced from nature or local far...

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Museum Rebild | The fiddler's museum

Museum Rebild

Museum Rebild, also known as the Fiddler’s Museum, was established in 1951, and is located close to the entrance of Rebild National Park and the surrounding Rold Skov.

The museum consi...

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Ravnkilde
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Ravnkilde

The spring is located northwest of Rebild Bakker.

Ravnkilden is a swamp spring where a large slope in the hillside forms the outer frame of this beautiful, distinctive spring. The bottom is covered b...

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Fyrkat Viking Museum
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Fyrkat Viking Museum

Fyrkat Vikinge Museum consists of the historic ringfort Fyrkat and the Viking Farmstead, which is 9 reconstructed houses, that together constitute a large Viking property. Both dwelling houses and wor...

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The World Map "Verdenskortet"
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The World Map "Verdenskortet"

Take your family on a trip around the world you will never forget! The 5.000 m2 world map was created by the Danish-American citizen, Søren Poulsen between 1944 and 1969 and lies on the banks of the l...

Rødding Lake (Rødding Sø)

After over a 100 years the lake "Rødding Sø" has been re-established in 2004.

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Asmild Klosterhave (Garden)
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Asmild Klosterhave (Garden)

"Asmild Klosterhave", a convent garden at Asmild Church.

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Viborg Swimming Bath
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Viborg Swimming Bath

Modern swimming baths with warm water pool, slide, activity centre and solarium, massage, wellness centre and much more.

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Skovgaard Museum
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Skovgaard Museum

The Skovgaard Museum is the art museum in Viborg. It houses works by the Skovgaard family of artists as well as changing art exhibitions.

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