Løb i silkeborgskovene

indoor & outdoor

Mountain bike i Silkeborg skovene

Enjoy Activities and Life Under the Open Skies

Take your family hiking, running or biking, spot the best fitness sites, hiking trails, playgrounds, fishing spots – or enjoy a walk along streams, lakes and even the sea when you want to go sailing, surfing, fishing or just want to find out who is better at skipping stones 😊

Outdoor Activities

Nature and the fresh outdoors around the Aarhus region is the perfect invitation to go explore lots of activities ... take a look and find your personal favourite!


Time to get out the hiking boots - in the Aarhus region there are many great hiking possibilities. Through forests, valleys, by lakes, streams and bea...

Go for a run

Would you like to go for a run in the forest, the region holds an endless number of trails for this, too – some just for fun and some for more challen...

Biking rides

The Aarhus region deserves to be experienced from a bike. On the bike, you will get up close with the nature, feel the breeze on your face and make un...

Go Mountain Biking

Are you into speed, action, nature – and do you know how to handle a bike – then mountain biking is definitely for you.

Canoeing or Kayaking

You are able to go sailing on all parts of the Gudenåen stream – in a canoe, a kayak and even a pedalo.

Jump into the Lake

Around Silkeborg, you will find some of Denmark’s finest and cleanest bathing lakes, and in the spring, you can even drink the water – that is how cle...

Go fishing

Take your fishing pole with you on your trip to the Aarhus region. Here, you will find an abundance of possibilities for fishing, enjoying the nature ...

Go to the Beach

Go for a refreshing walk along the beach – you may even be tempted to jump into the cool sea. The Aarhus region has more than 360 kilometres of coastl...

Outdoor Playgrounds

Enjoy a day outside and let the kids roam free at one of the Aarhus region’s many fun, a little bit wild and definitely challenging playgrounds.

Aarhus Deer Park

Visit one of the Aarhus region’s deer parks. Get close to the animals and enjoy the fresh air and lovely scenery.

Golf for Everyone

Go for a round at a beautiful 9 or 18-hole course, enjoy the spectacular scenery and the trimmed golf courses, which is the perfect opportunity to hav...

Outdoor Fitness

Outdoor exercising can be done practically everywhere – in parks and forests, by and in the water – the sky is the limit. But, would you like some equ...

Indoor Activities

If it is raining or you simply want to stay inside, here are some tips on great attractions.

If you want to stay inside, but are looking for some speed and action, the Aarhus region has a wide range of options for you, too. Go go-kart racing, visit play centres and bouncy castles, climb a wall or play badminton – or whatever else your heart desires.

Find indoor activities

Indoor Activities

Photo: Water & Wellness Randers

Wellness and Pampering

Cosy towns

Photo: Robin Skjoldborg, VisitDenmark


Out in the big world, Denmark is famous for the high quality of life experienced by the population and for the country’s concept of hygge , and a large number of visitors come to Aarhus and the Aarhus region to get a taste of the Danish lifestyle.


Get pampered in the Aarhus region. Go for a swim in a subtropical spa, indulge in an abundance of scents, colours and sounds, pamper yourself with luxurious body and facial treatments and let the spa, steam bath and sauna heal your body and soul.