E-path E6 in Denmark
Links refer to Wikipedia, where you may read more.
From the airport in Copenhagen you can choose to take the train to Malmø in Sweden to continue along E6 northwards in Sweden. Do not forget to visit Copenhagen and visit the castles and many attractions.
The E6 starts outside the airport in Copenhagen and you follow the route through Amager to Kalvebod Fælled, where you are in some nice nature (inside Copenhagen). On your way to Roskilde you pass Hedeland with a lot of nice nature.
On your way to Roskilde you follow the trail Nordsjællandsruten and pass Fredensborg, where you must visit the castle Fredensborg.
E6 and Nordsjællandsruten takes you through nice landscapes of Nordsjælland towards Roskilde.
Before Ringsted you walk along the lake Haraldsted Sø with many nice views.
In Ringsted you must visit the church, which also is the oldest royal church.
Ærøskøbing is also a cosy town you must enjoy. After this you walk towards Søby with a lot of nice sea views.
In Sønderborg you once must stop and enjoy the town and harbor.
Stop in Egernsund to enjoy the town and visit the Gråsten palace.
From Egernsund you continue along the coastline to Kruså, where E6 meets E1 and continues south into Germany.
Kastrup airport, Copenhagen. Alternate route: Helsingør.
Which cities, towns and islands does the E-path pass through
Roskilde, Ringsted, Korsør, Nyborg, Svendborg, Ærø, Als, Sønderborg, Egernsund.
Ground path of the E-path
In Nordsjælland the E6 follows Nordsjællandsruten from Helsingør to Roskilde.
From Roskilde to Ringsted the E6 follows partly the trail Skjoldungestien.
On Fyn the E6 follows parts of the 220 km long trail Øhavsstien from Lundeborg to Svendborg.
On Ærø the E6 follows parts of the 220 km long trail Øhavsstien from Ærøskøbing to Søby.
From Høruphav the E6 follows the Leading Quality Trail Gendarmstien to Kruså.
Dansk Vandrelaug www.dvl.dk
E6 is marked with blue sign and a rambler, with the text Fjernvandrevej E6:
Crossing other E-paths
E6 does not pass other E-paths, except in Kruså where E6 meets E1.
You may find many ways to accommodate:
- Hotels and B&B: find them here or here.
- Hostels: use Danhostels
- Camping: find the campsites here.
- Primitive camping: it is only allowed to set up your tent at campsites or at appointed free places. See more here.
Food can be bought at supermarkets or shops in most towns. Use Google map to find them.
Trains are covering most of the country. There are train stations at Copenhagen, Helsingør, Roskilde, Ringsted, Slagelse, Korsør, Nyborg, Svendborg, Sønderborg and Kruså. See link below.
Buses cover the entire country. You may find bus stops at Google maps.
No specific gear is needed, as the trails in Denmark are easy accessible.