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Bring your own lunch

Went on the small tour from art to Himmelbjerget. Fine little boat where it is customary to bring... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Thomas N
Aarhus, Denmark
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Clean, peaceful and beautiful scenery by boat

My friend from South Korea and I joined the return trip from Silkeborg to Himmelbjerget by boat... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Went on the small tour from art to Himmelbjerget. Fine little boat where it is customary to bring your own lunch. Seems that you can buy cold drinks on board. On a warm day it is very hot in the boat as the glass parts...More

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

My friend from South Korea and I joined the return trip from Silkeborg to Himmelbjerget by boat. Bought the tickets online, paid 330 dkk for 2 adults. You can also buy the ticket on board, then cost 350 dkk for 2. We brought my dog...More

Thank sydney_park_ey
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Sails a 15 km long route through lakes and river. At the end of it you can in 15 minutes walk up the hill Himmelbjerget, from which there is a beautiful view over the landscape. You will find a restaurant there as well.

Thank OneandonlyNiels
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The end of August is low season in Denmark. Because of this there were less boats running and they did not use the steam boat. However we caught the 13:30 boat. You can reserve places if you book before the day, but we had to...More

Thank AnserLincs
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Fantastic lake tour to Himmelbjerget inclusive a lunch with open sandwiches. Everything perfect and in the right mode of transport

Thank FinnogL-L
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

As a local what I enjoy most about the city is our amazing forests and lakes in close proximity to the city, and it is a must to experience it from the inside out, from the lakes themselves and the river. The steamboat hjejlen or...More

1  Thank Martin F
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Torn with what to review this as we had two different experiences on the outgoing and return journey, so the scire refkects an average score for us. A family of 5, 2 adults and 3 teens, cost 750dkk return Silkeborg to Hjejlen, 75 min each...More

1  Thank Webhotchilli
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went on 'Tranen', a well maintained shuttle bus/boat dating from 1931. Tranen offers plenty of seating, mostly inside with panoramic windows but with some outside in front of the wheel house. We had a one hour tour along the river to the lake and...More

Thank le_mans_stig
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Oldest working steam boat in the whole world. sailing in one of the most beautiful areas of Denmark.

Thank Mons K
Reviewed 1 September 2015

One of the few special things on the Lake. Very charming and romantik. Good fore family Tour, walking arears.

Thank Jette A
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