The Lakelands is known for beautiful nature with lakes and forests and Himmelbjerget, a 147-meter high mountain with spectacular view over the lakes and hills around the area. The landscape is magical, giving you a peace of mind, any time of the year. At the top of the Himmelbjerg Mountain, you can learn about the fascinating story of James Steensen Blichers, the big people’s meeting and the birth of democracy in Denmark.
Søhøjlandet is a lot more than just Himmelbjerget, you will also find quality experiences within art and culture, gastronomy and shopping. You can also go hiking, cycling and on boat trips, the options are endless.
In addition to the Himmelbjerg Mountain, we recommend Ejer Mountain, Skanderborg Museum showing the Mosens Gåde exhibition, Kulturhuset in Skanderborg and Øm Kloster Museum.
Other exciting offers in the area are Skanderborg Bunkerne, Ferskvand Museum, and The Museum at Gl. Rye Mølle, Vestermølle and BestigBjerge.
Skanderborg Municipality is part of European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.
Explore VisitSkanderborg's website and plan your visit.