The Skive Region also offers a lot of walking routes of different lengths. The routes are placed in the most beautiful areas so that nature lovers may enjoy the flora and fauna in the beautiful landscape.
The Salling girls are 8 sculptures made in bronze by the Danish artist Erik Dahl Nygaard. They are all 2 metres tall and are situated at 8 different places in the Skive region in beautiful surroundings. Follow the route along the coastline and see all 8 sculptures as well as other cultural attractions in the area.
Both below and on the surface the Skive area hides a fantastic tale of 65 million years of history. During these many million years various strata of earth were deposited, and they bear witness to the changes of the times and of the animal
life. On selected locations, there are very old strata of earth which witness that 65 million years ago the Skive area was a lime sea that turned into a clay sea. Follow The Geology Route and experience the most important geology sites in the region.
In 1865, the railway came to Skive when the town became a station on the line
between Viborg and Struer. The line to Glyngøre followed in 1884, and the private
railway, Vestsallingbanen, through the western part of the Skive region to
Spøttrup opened in 1924. Far better possibilities of transportation were closely
linked with the railway, and a long period of progress in the agricultural industry
triggered a growing demand for a large number of products. This was the
beginning of the industrialization that Skive experienced in the years 1880-1914. This Route will give you an insight into 150 years of crafts and
industry history in Skive and Salling.
The Marguerite Route is a nearly 4,000 km long scenic driving route by car. The route takes you through almost the whole of Denmark, and on the way you will pass the most important attractions in the country. When following this route through the Salling region, you have the possibility of visiting many small and large attractions.
The Convent and Manor Route leads you to no less than 20 large houses – of which the vast majority is not open to the public, but which you are of course welcome to enjoy when passing by. The route starts at Resenlund in Skive.
The Danish author Jeppe Aakjær’s name is inseparably connected with Salling and the Skive area. He was born in Aakjær just south of Skive in 1866, and he lived on the farm Jenle at the Limfjord together with his second wife Nanna from 1907 until his death in 1930. On this route, you can follow in the poet’s footsteps to some of the places, which are directly connected with his life and works.