Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Skanderborg

Come and experience Skanderborg and its festivals, culture and live music. This city's lake, forests and island views draw many visitors. Moesgard Museum of Prehistory and ARoS are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Skanderborg

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Skanderborg has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Odder Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Horsens Golf Club (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Tivoli Friheden (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Silkeborg Golf Club (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Tonballe Skov (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Park (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skanderborg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Skanderborg is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Himmelbjerget (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Norrestrand (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Husodde Strand (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Aarhus Botanical Gardens (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Asvig Strand (19 mi / 30.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Skanderborg

Fly into Aarhus (AAR), the closest airport, located 32.7 mi (52.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Billund (BLL), which is 36.4 mi (58.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Skanderborg Station or Skanderborg Alken Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Skanderborg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 177 vacation rentals near Skanderborg. From 154 Houses to 12 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Skanderborg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Skanderborg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Skanderborg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Skanderborg Station: 436 vacation rentals
  • Skanderborg Golf Club: 396 vacation rentals
  • Skanderborg Alken Station: 317 vacation rentals
  • Aarhus Skodstrup Arhus Station: 1,047 vacation rentals
  • Clausholm Castle: 627 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Skanderborg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Skanderborg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 154 Houses in Skanderborg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Skanderborg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Skanderborg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Skanderborg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.