Hotspot in Søhøjlandet with a beautiful view

Himmelbjerget is one of Denmark's highest points. You will find the mountain near Ry, which lies between Silkeborg and Skanderborg. The mountain is one of the main attractions in Silkeborg. The area is called Søhøjlandet and here you can really enjoy the scenery around the Silkeborg lakes and a nice trip to the top of the mountain.

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You can park near the tower or sail with the paddle steamer Hjejlen to get there. Click 'Get directions' here on the page to get directions sendt to Google Maps.

OpdagDanmark's tips for Himmelbjerget

This "mountain" is among Denmark's highest points and offers a unique view of Søhøjlandet, but for us, the most amazing thing about this trip is that you can sail to the foot of Himmelbjerget via the Silkeborg lakes. We strongly recommend that you take the boat trip with Hjejlen, one of the oldest wheel steamers in the world, and walk the 15 minutes (just over 1 km) to the top of Himmelbjerget. This trip is what makes Himmelbjerget absolutely amazing.

If you run, we highly recommend you to join us Himmelbjerg racethat takes place every year.

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Frequently asked questions
How tall is Himmelbjerget? The mountain itself is 147 meters tall.

How tall is the tower? 25 meters tall.

Is it disability-friendly? There is parking, handicap restroom and wide paths, but the terrain is hilly and tough for people who has trouble walking.

How far is the mountain if you arrive by the boat Hjejlen? The shortest distance is approx. 1 kilometer.

Is it ok to bring dogs? Yes, but the dogs have to be on a leash.

See also: Map of Denmark's Best Experiences

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  1. super

    Fantastic trip by bike from Silkeborg and up to Himmelbjerget
    Paths and areas good and well maintained

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Tinghusvej 4
Ry 8680 DK
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Opening hours for the tower: From may to september the tower is open daily 10-17. Off-season the tower is open on weekends 10-17.