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L'Étape Denmark

29 Jun 2024, Various starting places, Denmark

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L'Étape Denmark

The Viking Gran Fondo

Embark on a memorable journey on June 29 with L'Étape Denmark, also known as Hærvejsløbet - The Viking Gran Fondo. This challenging ride offers a unique blend of physical exertion, historical sights, and scenic landscapes. Traverse the natural ridge shaped by Jutland during the last ice age, following an ancient road that has witnessed the passage of migrants, pilgrims, merchants, and Vikings through the ages. Benefit from 25% early bird discount!

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300 km, the ultimate challenge

Choose your adventure with routes ranging from 50 to 300 kilometers. The 300-kilometer route stands out as the most iconic and undoubtedly the most challenging. Commencing in Flensburg, Germany, you swiftly enter Denmark, concluding your journey in Viborg. Spanning over 2500 meters of elevation, this route promises a diverse experience, showcasing beautiful landscapes, lakes, forests, hills, and numerous idyllic villages. Every pedal stroke on this epic challenge is rewarded with a journey well worth the effort!


Stress-free from A to B

L'Étape Denmark is not a lap but an A-to-B ride. Your starting point depends on the route you choose, with the destination always being the city of Viborg.

Easy logistics! The organization provides convenient bus transportation, offering two options:

  • Before the race, park your car at the finish location, and a bus will take you and your bike back to the start location.
  • After the race, a bus will transport you and your bike back to your initial starting point.

The choice is yours!

2023 impression

The real L'Étape feeling

The L'Étape series is globally renowned for its top-tier organization. Here's what you can expect:

  • Timekeeping (on certain segments)
  • Classifications that offer the chance to win a yellow, green, and polka dot jersey
  • High-quality feed stations (up to seven on the 300 route)
  • Scenic and secure routes
  • Strong focus on safety 
  • Technical support
  • A picturesque finish village



Road bike | Gran fondo

Start & finish place
Various starting places

CWiX 500

Distances and elevation
300km/2500m, 160km/1400m, 125km/1000m, 75km/600m, 50km/300m.

Registration info
Normal registration

Number of participants
500 - 2000

Not car-free

Course profile

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