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Tour de France 2nd stage - Regional cycle route no. 27

Follow in the Tour's footsteps
Stage 2 of the Tour de France route featured Denmark's most beautiful fjords and the stunning Sealand coast.

Stage 2 started in beautiful, historic Roskilde and then travelled through picturesque landscapes along fjords and over hills, along the stunning west coast and finishing in Nyborg. The Tour de France peloton has to cross the Great Belt, while you can take the train from Korsør to Nyborg. It's easy to find your way back to the route from the stations. There are plenty of exciting experiences for young and old along the route.

The start in Roskilde

In the historic medieval town of Roskilde you can sail out on the fjord from the Viking Ship Museum, visit former queens and kings in Roskilde Cathedral, and experience the Danish Rock Museum RAGNAROCK. Drive through the National Park Skjoldungernes Land's unique landscape, and learn about Vikings and legend kings at Lejre Museum and in Sagnlandet Lejre.

Along the fjord and forest

The trip continues along the fjord and through forest, and close to the route you will find Brofelde Observatory, where you can explore the wonderful world of science. Or take a trip in the time machine to the middle of the 20th century in the experience center Nyvang.

Try your hand at the mountain stage

The route goes along the Ice Age route, and takes you through UNESCO Global Geopark Odsherred's magnificent ice age landscape and you have to get on your feet on the mountain sprints at Asnæs Indelukke, Høve Stræde and Kårup Strandbakke.

Drive along Zealand's fantastic coast

Enjoy the beautiful nature on Røsnæs and take a small de-tour to Kalundborg and see Northern Europe's only 5-tower central church or the city of poets, Sorø.

See much more about what you experience along the route here

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