In Denmark the North Sea Cycle Route follows the National Cycle Route 5 for 229 km from Grenaa (where you arrive in the ferry from Sweden) to Skagen, and the National Cycle Route 1 from Skagen in the north to the German border in the south, a total of 550 km.

Countries

Legend

Development status
  • Certified Section of at least 300 km that has successfully undergone the certification process in line with ECF’s European Certification Standard. It is the highest quality level on the EuroVelo network
  • Developed with EuroVelo signs Developed route (see category below) with continuous signing along the route, incorporating EuroVelo route information panels.
  • Developed Route developed for cyclists and signed in line with the respective national standard (i.e. it is part of a local, regional or national cycle network). There must also be a website providing information to users. Developed route can be heterogeneous in terms of infrastructure: type of cycling infrastructure, surface, width, gradients, etc
  • Under development Route containing sections that require further development (e.g. stretches on public highways with high levels of traffic). Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Planning Undeveloped route with no detailed information publicly available on the Internet. The itinerary communicated is a proposal for the best possible option currently available. It may also contain dangerous sections. Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Public transport link

Markers

  • Natural Heritage
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Culinary Delights
  • Maritime Heritage / The Rhine / The Meuse
  • Other Point of Interest
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Mobility info center

National & Regional Information

Danish Cycling Tourism

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

Danish Cycling Tourism is a non-profit association of public and private partners. Its main purpose is to develop and promote recreational cycling in Denmark. Since 2016, it has served as the national EuroVelo Coordination Centre for Denmark, and as of 2023, it will host the official online platform for the national cycling routes as well as the EuroVelo routes in the country.

Danish Cyclists' Federation

The Danish Cyclists’ Federation is the only transport organization in Denmark that speaks the cyclists’ cause. We have an ongoing contact with politicians and officials in the parliament and a long list of municipalities – and the Danish Cyclists’ Federation sits at the table when future traffic is debated and solutions to be found.

+45 33 32 31 21

Ruter.dk

Ruter.dk is the official online platform for national cycling routes in Denmark. It provides descriptions of the 11 national routes and suggestions for the best destinations to visit along the way. Additionally, visitors can find assistance on how to plan their vacations and prepare their bikes. The site is hosted by Danish Cycling Tourism.

VisitDenmark

VisitDenmark is the Official Tourism Organisation of Denmark. On their webpage you can find all the information you need about Denmark as a holiday destination.