The Ancient Road Hærvejen by bike

Cycling along the Ancient Road gives you the opportunity to enjoy shared moments in touch with nature and history. Here the simple things in life become memorable experiences. Here you’ll find peace and quiet and time to reflect – in the luxury of nature.

The Ancient Road cycling route was created to follow as many smaller roads as possible. Most roads are unpaved, but there are many smaller forest and dirt roads with gravel surface.

Interaktive map

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The Ancient Road by bike
Package holidays

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Explore the many opportunities for holiday experiences along the Ancient Road and read more about the package deals from travel agencies and travel companies.

Useful maps

Useful maps

Use the interaktive map and detailed maps to plan your next hiking- or cyclingtrip on the Acient Road Hærvejen.

Interaktive map
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Packing list

  • Good shoes, hiking boots if possible
  • Enough clothes depending on how far you have to go and in what terrain
  • Warm clothes: woollen underwear, scarf
  • Rainwear
  • Toiletries if needed, and toilet paper.
  • Wayfinding equipment
  • Detergent and pegs for washing clothes by hand.
  • A small first aid kit: blister plaster, support bandage, plaster, painkillers, Imodium, Vaseline, sanitizer
  • Supplies needed
  • Tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat if required
  • Headlamp
  • Scissors, tweezers, matches
  • Cutlery, cup, plate, water bottle, thermos flask
  • Sitting mat

If you are cycling along the Ancient Road you will need a repair kit and tools to adjust the bike.

Distances - Cycling Route

Distance Kilometres
Frederikshavn-Aalborg 92,8
Aalborg-Viborg 111
Viborg-Padborg (the border) 247
Total 450,8

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