Spend some quality time in a holiday home in Skanderborg
Holiday cottages in Skanderborg, SE Jutland, Denmark!
Spend your vacation directly by a lake and close to the charming town Skanderborg.
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The holiday house area is situated right by the lake 'Stilling-Solbjerg Sø', 7 km from Skanderborg, in a magnificent nature. Here you can enjoy the scenic surroundings, the tranquillity by the lake and the singing of the birds. It is possible to buy groceries within a radius of 2 km. Skanderborg offers numerous shops, restaurants, leisure activities, museums and cultural events.
It is possible to swim in the lake 'Stilling-Solbjerg Sø'. If you wish to swim in the sea, you will find a number of good bathing beaches by the Kattegat, like f.x. the beach by Saksild (24 km) - a wide and sandy beach with a bathing jetty. This beach is very suitable for children and invites all kinds of beach activities like f.x. windsurfing.
Fields, hills, forests and many lakes characterize the magnificent nature, surrounding Skanderborg - the highland of Central Jutland. Here you can walk for hours along a 64 km long walking path and perhaps combine your excursion with a sailing trip on the stream 'Gudenåen' or on the lake 'Skanderborg Sø'. Between the villages Vitved and Solbjerg the valley 'Pilbrodalen' is situated. Here you can experience a very varying and lush vegetation. The valley once consisted of many lakes, but today the have turned into meadows. 'Ejer Bavnehøj' is the highest point in Denmark (20 km from Skanderborg). The point raises 170 metres about sea level and from here you can enjoy a scenic view of the unique moraine landscape. On clear days you are even able to see the island Samsø and the bridge of the Little Belt. Experience also the lake 'Mossø' - the largest in Jutland.
By the lake 'Stilling-Solbjerg Sø', directly by the holiday area, anglers will find ideal conditions. It is also possible to fish in other nearby lakes, like f.x. 'Skanderborg Sø'. Golf players can try out one of the 3 nearby golf courses of 'Aarhus Aadal Golf Club' (13 km), 'Skanderborg Golf Klub' (18 km) or 'Horsens Golfklub' (34 km). Skanderborg offers a bowling alley, a swimming baths and tennis courts among other things (7 km). Rent a canoe in 'Skanderborg Kanocenter' and go on a scenic excursion on one of the many lakes in the holiday area. You can also go on a sail with the sailing ship 'M/S Dagmar' on the lake 'Skanderborg Sø'. From the ship you are able to observe a large amount of birds. Explore the beautiful area on bicycle. Bicycles can be rented in the tourist information centre 'Skanderborg Turistinformation'.
Worth a visit
Visit Skanderborg with the beautiful town centre, many shops and restaurants as well as an interesting culture house with many different culture and leisure activities (7 km). The town museum `Bymuseet¿ in Skanderborg has been established in 2 old German bunkers, which were build by the Wehrmacht in the years 1943-44. Here you can learn more about life in Skanderborg during the occupation. The castle church 'Skanderborg Slotskirke' is the only remaining part of the castle 'Skanderborg Slot'. You can experience concerts here during the summer. Furthermore, Skanderborg and it's neighbourhood offer many galleries and open workshops, where you can observe how the handicraft is being manufactured. The museum 'Øm Kloster' by Ry contains i.a. a ruin park, an exhibition about the art of healing, a herbs garden and a collection of skeletons (22 km).
Visit Århus, the 'capital' of Jutland, with the amusement park 'Tivoli Friheden', the open-air museum 'Den Gamle By', the music house 'Musikhuset', the small and intimate alleys of the Latin Quarter, the cosy pedestrian streets, the lively atmosphere by the stream 'Vadestedet' as well as the forest 'Marselisborgskoven' (22 km). Experience the amusement park 'Labyrinthia' in Rodelund. The park offers i.a. Europe's largest three-dimensional maze with a path system of 1 km (33 km). 'AQUA Ferskvands Akvarium' in Silkeborg is Denmark's only freshwater aquarium, and the largest of its kind in Northern Europe (40 km). In Givskud you can visit a combined lion park and zoo. Meet with more than 1,000 animals from the whole world on the 60 hectares large area (82 km). LEGOLAND is build out of 50 million toy bricks. More than 50 activities provide you with speed, excitement and experiences! LEGOLAND offers knights in armaments, pirates, tough cowboys, wild Indians and much, much more (84 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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