Kolind Car Rental

Enterprise Car Rental Locations in Kolind

Kolind is a charming town in Denmark that is easily accessible with a short 8-km drive from nearby Aarhus Airport, where you'll find Enterprise Rent-A-Car ready with your rental. While buses and taxis are available, renting a car in Kolind allows you to focus on your trip and travel in comfort.

What to do and see in Kolind

Kolind, nestled within the picturesque Djursland region of Denmark, offers visitors a delightful mix of natural beauty, historical attractions and leisure activities. Whether you're a history buff, a nature lover or a family on vacation, Kolind has something to suit every taste.

Begin your adventure at Skandinavisk Dyrepark, a wildlife park that provides an authentic Nordic experience. Here, you'll encounter a variety of Scandinavian animals, such as bears, wolves, moose and deer, as they roam freely in their spacious enclosures. Don't miss the park's popular Eagle's Nest, a unique platform that offers a stunning bird's-eye view of the park and its inhabitants.

For history enthusiasts, a visit to the Gammel Estrup Manor and Djursland Museum is a must. This beautifully preserved Renaissance manor house, surrounded by lush gardens and moats, provides an immersive experience of the Danish nobility's life through the centuries. The museum showcases the rich cultural heritage of Djursland, featuring fascinating exhibits on archeology, agriculture and local history. All of this can be found just a short 20-km drive from Kolind.

Outdoor enthusiasts will relish the chance to explore the picturesque landscapes surrounding Kolind, which boast numerous hiking and cycling routes. Discover the scenic beauty of Kolindsund, a vast wetland area that's home to diverse bird life and offers excellent birdwatching opportunities. Take a leisurely stroll through the well-marked trails of St. Sjørup Plantage, a serene forest that showcases the region's abundant flora and fauna.

Families visiting Kolind should make time for a visit to Djurs Sommerland, an amusement park located a short drive from the town. With thrilling roller coasters, water rides and attractions suitable for all ages, it's the perfect destination for a fun-filled day out.

For a taste of local Danish cuisine, visit some of the town's charming cafés and restaurants, which offer a range of delectable dishes showcasing the region's fresh, seasonal ingredients. Don't miss the opportunity to sample the traditional Danish open-faced sandwich, smørrebrød or indulge in freshly caught seafood dishes.

Kolind also offers an array of shopping options, from quaint boutiques to larger shopping malls. Browse through the town's shops and markets to find unique souvenirs, local crafts and Danish design items to take home.

Driving in Kolind

Renting a car or van in Kolind is an excellent way to explore the region, you'll have the freedom to venture beyond the town's borders and discover the beautiful Djursland region at your own pace. Before setting off on your road trip, familiarize yourself with local driving laws and conditions to ensure a smooth and enjoyable trip.

In Denmark, as in most of Europe, vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road. Traffic circles are common and you should yield to oncoming traffic from your left just like in the US. Be aware of the priority-to-the-right rule, which applies at intersections without traffic signals or signs, meaning you must yield to vehicles approaching from the right. It is always worth familiarizing yourself with local road signs, as well.

Danish speed limits vary depending on the type of road: 50 km/h in urban areas, 80 km/h on open roads, and 130 km/h on freeways. However, these limits may be lower in certain areas, so keep an eye out for road signs indicating the specific speed limit. It's important to obey these limits, as Denmark has strict penalties for speeding violations. Seat belts are mandatory for all passengers, and children under 135 cm tall or weighing less than 36 kg must be secured in an appropriate car seat system.

Parking in Kolind should not be problematic, with a mix of on-street parking and public parking lots available. Be sure to check for parking restrictions and pay the required fees, if applicable. Blue zone areas require a parking disk, which can be obtained from gas stations, tourist offices or car rental companies. Set the disk to the time of arrival and display it on your dashboard to avoid fines.

If you plan on exploring the wider Djursland region, be prepared for a range of driving conditions, from well-maintained freeways to smaller, winding country roads. It's always a good idea to have an updated map or GPS device handy to help you navigate unfamiliar routes. When driving in the countryside, be cautious of wild animals crossing the road, particularly during dawn and dusk. In the event of a breakdown, it's advisable to carry a reflective vest, warning triangle and a first aid kit in your vehicle, as these items are often required by Danish law.

Driving in Denmark during the winter months can be challenging due to snow, ice and reduced visibility. Snow tires are not mandatory but are highly recommended for a safe and comfortable driving experience. Regardless of the type of tires your rental has, take extra care when driving around the region during the winter months.

Car and van hire in Denmark with Enterprise

Enterprise Denmark offers a range of car and van hire services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle hire. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car hire in Kolind

If you are travelling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van hire in Kolind

Should you need to hire a van while you’re in Kolind, all our vans can be driven on a standard licence and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your hire van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.