Walking in Denmark is great because of the many islands and a coastline of more than 8.000 km. You are never more than 50 km away from the sea where ever you are in Denmark.
The E-path E1 runs through Denmark from the German border to Grenaa in Jutland. The E-path E6 runs through Denmark from the German border, through Funen and Zealand and crosses the Oeresund bridge to continue to Sweden.
The Ancient Road (Hærvejen) is the longest trail in Denmark. It is part of the E1 starting in the north in Viborg and continuing to Padborg on the Danish/German border.
A German edition “Der Heerweg – zu Fuss und per Fahrrad” is available from ADFC, Postfach 107747, D-28077 Bremen.
Three trails in Denmark are awarded with the label “Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe”:
Around 40 trails are awarded as national Quality Day Walks.
Youth hostels, inns, and camping sites offer accommodation. The book “Overnatning i det fri” contains addresses to more than 700 simple camping sites. They are open to walkers, cyclists and horse riders only.
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