Bagges Dæmning - Radweg über den Fjord

Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

Recommended by 121 out of 129 cyclists


  • Christian S

    History: Around 1844, the fjord was to be contained by a dam and the northern area drained. The idea behind it was Sören Hansen Bagge. This was implemented around 1860 by his son.
    After a storm surge, a year after completion, the dam broke in two places and was handed over to nature until 2016.

    Now and here:
    Thus, the communities have created a REAL highlight in West Jutland, because this section is beautiful, too nice just to drive past it.
    No, you have to stay here again! Stop, go to the water and take a break.
    Watch the geese and other animals. Use the dynamo-powered column and then continue driving.
    If you come from Ringkoebing and drive in the direction of Hvide Sande, you should follow the Vestkystruten (1) after the crossing.

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    • April 1, 2017

  • Evildeadchen

    Here is much offered for cyclists

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    • December 29, 2017

  • Janine&Björn

    A great view of the nature reserve. Well developed bike path

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    • September 6, 2018

  • Claudia und Ralf

    Just relax and enjoy a wonderful view

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    • July 17, 2018

  • Till

    Great bike path over the fjord, for example to get to Ringkøbing or Lyngvig lighthouse on the dam at the seaside. Both worth seeing.

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    • June 15, 2017

  • Stephan

    Very nice facility. Great look.

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    • July 16, 2018

  • Hilla

    Bike path via Bagges Dæmning over and along the fjord to Ringkøbing

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    • August 2, 2018

  • Janine&Björn

    Nice place to take a break. Here you can watch the kite surfers.

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    • September 6, 2018

  • Cord

    Great bike path. The view of the fjord and the nature reserve is beautiful. Be sure to bring a pair of binoculars.

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    • December 29, 2018

  • Stephan

    Great area, good surface.

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    • June 3, 2019

  • JR56

    The dam "Bagges dæmning" is a connection between Holmsland east of Ringkøbing Fjord and Holmlandsklit west of the fjord. The purpose of the dam was in his time to drain the sands to create more land for agriculture. Another important reason was to create an easier connection over Ringkøbing Fjord.
    The father of this idea was Søren Hansen Bagge, who in 1844 made a request to obtain permission to build this dam. Since Søren Hansen Bagge did not succeed, the son took over to carry out the idea. He succeeded in 1860 to build a long dam, but collapsed after a storm, as he had been only for about a year in use.
    Then they gave up the project and the two breakthroughs remained open.
    In 2016, a bridge was built connecting the two breakthrough sites after the Ringkøbing-Skjern community resumed the project.
    Today the bridges at the dam "Bagges Dæmning" are very attractive for cyclists and pedestrians, because they offer a very nice nature experience in this area. From the dam you have a great view over the Ringkøbing Fjord, where kite surfers are often on the water. Søndervig can be seen in a northerly direction and the trading town Ringkøbing in a southeasterly direction.

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    • November 11, 2018

  • Susanne

    Bagges Dæmning
    The dam, which extends into Ringkøbing Fjord from both sides, is today a beautiful nature experience and certainly worth a visit. With the construction of the dam, the sands at the northernmost end of Ringkøbing Fjord were to be dewatered for more agricultural land and also to facilitate the passage for people on both sides of the fjord.

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    • June 18, 2019

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Top Touring Cycling Routes to Bagges Dæmning - Radweg über den Fjord

Location: Ringkøbing-Skjern, Denmark


  • Distance0.64 mi
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