bicycle touring

Welcome to all cycling tourists!

At Kragsbjerggaard, we warmly welcome all cycling tourists and assist in any way we can. Staying at Kragsbjerggaard is ideal when your cycling route takes you through the capital of Funen because we are located in the middle of Odense but in completely rural surroundings where you can take a walk in the forest or relax in the garden and rest your legs after a long day in the saddle.

From Kragsbjerggaard, it is easy to explore all of Odense while also connecting to longer routes in Funen such as Østersøruten og Bike Island Ruten.

We are excited to welcome you and help you venture out into the fantastic world of cycling on Funen!

We are part of Bike Friends

Bike Friends is a voluntary network across Funen where we go the extra mile for you as a cycling guest. During our regular opening hours, we can offer you basic tools for your cycling holiday.
At the very least, you have the opportunity to:
  • pump your bike tyres.
  • borrow repair kits.
  • fill up your water bottle.
  • use the restroom or get information about the nearest one.
  • purchase local cycling maps or get information about where to buy them.
You can recognize the Funen Bike Friends by the red Bike Friends signs along your route or find the nearest Bike Friend on our map here.

We look forward to welcoming you on your bike.

Bike rental at Kragsbjerggaard

At Kragsbjerggaard, you have the option to rent bikes, which is a unique way to experience Odense. It's both easy and convenient. Kragsbjerggaard is a member of Danish Cycling Tourism, an association of public and private actors working to promote cycling tourism and recreational cycling in Denmark.

You can read more about what Danish Cycling Tourism here.
Bikes can be rented for DKK 100 per day. A deposit of DKK 1000 per bike is required. The renter is responsible in case of theft (minimum fee of DKK 1000).

Below you can find some suggested bike routes in Odense and around Funen.

Ruteforslag i Odense og omegn

Stige island - Odense

A 23-kilometer circular tour in a beautiful area with plenty of opportunities for long walks, mountain biking, or using the playground, which is a child-friendly area with lots of activities.

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Davinde Lake - Odense

A 38-kilometer circular tour to the beautiful Davinde Lake. On the way back, you will pass Ibjerg, where there is another lake and a great mountain bike trail. Then, you will ride through Årslev back to Kragsbjerggaard.

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Elmelund Forest

A 17.7 km cycling tour with 15 km of trails in the forest, ensuring you won't run out of areas to explore. The return journey goes over Skovsøen, where you can enjoy the beautiful Fruens Bøge.

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H.C Andersen's House

A leisurely trip of just over 10 km from Kragsbjerggaard to H.C. Andersen's House, passing through H.C. Andersen's Garden and along the Odense River. Follow the riverside path to OB's football fields, through Odense Zoo, and then continue to Skovsøen before returning to Kragsbjerggaard.

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The new hospital and Hollufgård

Take a 13-kilometer circular tour where you can see the construction of the new OUH (Odense University Hospital), the newly created Glisholm Lake, as well as the beautiful manor house and its park, Hollufgård.
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Ruteforslag på hele Fyn


Take your bike to Kerteminde Marina and start your cycling tour from there. You will cycle along the coast and through the beautiful fields of North Funen. At Fynshoved, there are plenty of opportunities for a pleasant walk and an ice cream before heading back to Kerteminde through the small villages of Dalby and Mesinge.

It takes approximately 30 minutes by car from Kragsbjerggaard to Kerteminde.

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If you prefer thicker tires, forest trails, and challenging terrain, take a closer look at the many mountain bike trails that Funen has to offer. Langesø's is one of Denmark's best, and the Ibjerg trail can easily be reached from Kragsbjerggaard.

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The Funen Alps

Are you up for a mountain stage? What could be better than the Funen ? We start at the water in Faaborg and then move inland and up to the heights. Along the route, you will pass many beautiful places where you can take a break and give your legs a well-deserved rest.

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Tour de Ærø

On this route, you will experience the entire island of Ærø in one day. You will cover 60 km with many opportunities for stops and a refreshing swim. You will pass by the famous bathing houses and Voderup Klint.

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Kragsbjerggaard Vandrerhjem & Hotel
Kragsbjergvej 121
5230 Odense M
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