Ørnsø Fiskesø is situated in the beautiful nature close to Silkeborg city centre. The lake is about 7.000 sq. metres with a depth of approx. five metres - and it is well suited for fly fishing.

The area is very child-friendly and is easily accessible for the disabled. Around the lake are tables and benches where you can enjoy your picnic. Parking is good.

Fishing tickets are sold in the vending machine under the service building canopy. You may exchange Danish and Euro banknotes in the machine. You can fish in Ørnsø Fiskesø every day from sunrise to sunset almost all year.


The Silkeborg Region is well known for its beautiful nature with the river Gudenå and Denmark's largest connected forest area as the pivotal points. However, the Silkeborg Region is much more than just this. Here, you will also find premium experiences within art and culture, wellness as well as local specialities and good possibilities of shopping.

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Danhostel Silkeborg

Denmark's perhaps best situated hostel in the town centre. With a garden on the Gudenå and right on the edge of the forest. The hostel is situated in an area which is perfect for outdoor exercising - at a leisurely pace and at a more professional level. - Bicycling, rowing and walking/running. We also offer other activities - indoor and outdoor - fishing, table tennis, boule, basketball, football, volleyball etc.

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For you as guest in the Silkeborg area, Silkeborg - The Campingste area in Denmark - means among other things that the area has campsites with: Many camp units - hosts with thorough local knowledge - help regarding references to other sites - a range of exciting activities during the season - a beautiful location - a standard and quality, which is high class - many different facilities - and much more...

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Tourist Information

Since 1996, Silkeborg Tourist Office has been located in a building dating from 1921 designed by architect Anton Rosen. The building, which is close to the harbour, has the paddle steamer Hjejlen and Silkeborg Museum as its closest neighbours.

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