Bike around the entire island or go on day trips
Everyone can discover Bornholm from a bikes saddle - whether you're an experienced cycling enthusiast or if you've never been on a cycling trip before. You can follow Bornholm's coastline all the way around, racking up 104,5 km whilst doing so. It's a ride that everyone can make, but how long you want to spend doing it, is completely up to you and your level. Some can go around the island in one day, whilst others prefer to split the journey up into smaller bits. In that way you can really enjoy some sightseeing and the beautiful nature as you go by.
Is a dedicated cycling trip not for you? Then try a days trip with a bike instead. There are plenty of smaller routes to follow on the island, that take you past exciting local history, unique nature and pleasant towns where you can have a great lunch on the road.
Here on this page we'll guide you through a selection of routes on Bornholm. The routes vary, taking you through different towns and areas, and stretch from 18-31 km.
Cycling routes on Bornholm
Which route would you like to follow?
- Rønne - Hasle - Allinge-Sandvig
- Allinge-Sandvig - Gudhjem - Svaneke
- Rønne - Almindingen - Gudhjem
- Allinge-Sandvig - Almindingen - Aakirkeby
- Rønne - Rø - Helligdommen
- Rønne - Almindingen - Aarsdale
Rønne → Hasle → Allinge-Sandvig
Around 25-27 km
Starting in Rønne you'll go through the beautiful Blykobbe Plantage, before reaching Hasle. If you're hungry for lunch here, it's perfect to stop and grab a bite at Hasle Røgeri which is one of our absolute favourite smokehouses - and also our favourite on the west coast.
When cycling on from Hasle and further north, you'll pass through two small fishing docks, Helligpeder and Teglkås. The road itself stops at Gines Minde, but the bike path continues along the impressive cliff coast up till Jons Kapel. Here you have to carry your bike up the 115 meter long stairway. The path is remarkably beautiful, but if you're travelling with children or maybe a trailer on your bike, it's perhaps better to stay on the country road on this specific part of the route.
After Jons Kapel the route continues on through the rocky landscape past Ringebakkerne granite quarry, the fishing dock Vang, and the forest Slotslyngen, that goes on up to Hammershus. Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the ruin and walk by the visitors centre, where you'll find a small exhibition about Hammershus' history and small shop for food and drinks.
After Hammershus you'll arrive in Sandvig, here you'll find a small beach where you can take a plunge in the sea - a refreshing swim after a few hours on your bike. In both Allinge and Sandvig there are plenty of restaurants to be found in order to still your hunger after a lovely day of excersise along the west coast of Bornholm.
Most can complete this route in a day. If so, we recommend that you stay the night in Allinge-Sandvig for two days, to rest aswell as explore Allinge-Sandvig.