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We would like to help you plan your trip

The Ancient Road is calling, and you want to start your trip soon. On this page we want to give you information that makes planning your trip easier. In our interactive map you can find information about accommodation, restaurants and attractions along your journey. You have online access to the map, so that you can prepare your route. If you prefer using your smartphone, you can download our app from the App Store or Google Play.

Let us show you where you can buy the sets of maps here. You will also find advice about luggage and a few travel reports written by others who have been on The Ancient Road. In most of the churches you are also welcome to take a well-earned break, refill your water and use the toilet.


In the interactive map of the The Ancient Road you can find information about restaurants, accommodation and attractions along the section you want to hike or cycle.

Hostels on the Ancient Road

The Ancient Road between Viborg and Padborg offers a rather unique type of accommodation: The Ancient Road Hostels.

Does half-board, accommo-dation and luggage transfer sound like a great offer? Take a look at our ”booking” page at the top

Find your way

On our printed map and in our app, you can also find tips on how to make your way around the region or how to plan your trip beforehand.

The maps of the The Ancient Road

Use our printed set of maps “The Ancient Road – Guide for hikers and cyclists" to help you to find your way or plan your trip beforehand. On this webs...

The Ancient Road app

The The Ancient Road has its own app with which it will be easy to find your way out there.

There are a lot of us who want to share our experiences. Look here what others have to report

Prepare for your trip

Here we have gathered tips for you on how to best prepare for a good trip. In addition, we have received two travel diaries from families who have already left. They have also shared their packing lists with us.

Prepare for the trip

When heading out on a cycling or hiking holiday along the Ancient Road there are several things to consider. On this page we offer some useful advice on how best to prepare for the trip, whether you are travelling by bike or on foot

Stories from the Ancient Road: An escape from everyday life…

That was the theme for our summer holiday once again last year.

Travel report from the Ancient Road: An extreme runner on a family trip

An extreme runner’s travel report from a family summer holiday along the Ancient Road, travelling from Viborg in Denmark to Wedel 20 km west of Hamburg, Germany.