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What should you see and do in the Aarhus region?

Take a look at this site and be inspired to your stay.

Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark, is the centre of the region. The city is bursting with experiences in culture, shopping and food and is characterised by unique and intimate environments, which are loved by locals and guests alike.

Cities and exciting attractions

In the cities of the region, historical surroundings set the perfect scene for a creative and vibrant town life with exciting attractions, shopping opportunities and ample opportunity to get a taste of Danish cuisine based on fresh, locally produced ingredients.

Nature - as far as the eye can see

Furthermore, the region holds amazing natural scenery as far as the eye can see: 360 km of unspoiled, blue coastline and white beaches frame the magnificent and ever changing landscape with lakes, streams, forests, hills and an endless number of breathtaking lookout points.

Citybreak

Photo: Photopop, VisitAarhus

If you like music and festivals you should plan your stay in advance - there are many festivals that have set dates throughout the year.

Festivals are part of the Danish culture, and all over the Aarhus region, the authentic sense of community and the festival culture is blooming, presenting exciting experiences within music, art, literature and much, much more.

One of the largest and most well-renowned art and culture festivals in Northern Europe is the Aarhus Festival, and every year on the last Friday in August, the event is declared open by the Danish Queen Margaret. The festival is ten days of music, dancing, theater, children's activities and fun happenings.

Festivals

Photo: Thorsten Iversen, NorthSide

Are you into nature or culture?

or maybe both?

Cultural highlights

When you are looking for cultural experiences, the Aarhus region is a perfect place to start. Here, you will find world-class museums ranging from natural history and art to vikings and regional history. You will also find a national park and the ancient road - both created in the Ice Age.

Into the nature

A cool breeze blowing through your hair, the smell of heather, birds singing and nothing but captivating scenery as far as the eye can see.

Enjoy life

Lean back and enjoy the long summer nights, take a break from the everyday stress - with friends, your partner or your whole family and let the cosiness sink in. A well-earned vacation or long weekend might just be what you need.

Quality of life and true hygge

Photo: Photopop, VisitAarhus

Plan your stay

Easy going to and from the Aarhus Region

Getting to Aarhus in Denmark is easy. Aarhus is the second city in Denmark and is a peninsula in Northern Europe, which means you can go by car or train from any of the North European countries.

Be inspired

What to do in the Aarhus Region? Have a look here and find information to museums, activities, fun and events, music and exebitions and much more.