Djurs Sommerland - Nordens største sommerland

Wild experiences

Are you looking for a fun place to go for a lovely day with the entire family, one of the Aarhus region’s great animal parks and amazing amusement parks are sure hits every single time. Or do you want to meet the wild vikings? Be inspired below.

The big ones ...

The largest amusement park in any of the Nordic countries, Djurs Sommerland, is located right here in the centre of Djursland. In Aarhus you can visit Tivoli Friheden with Denmark's tallest free fall tower. Both parks have lots of thrilling rides that offer speed, action and fun for the whole family.

Meet the wild animals

Get up close to the animals and feel the thrill of shaks swimming right by you, meet the polar bears, giraffes, wolves and many more.

Wild vikings

Being founded by Vikings more than 1,200 years ago, Aarhus is one of the oldest cities in the Nordic countries, and the cultural heritage from the Vikings has left its obvious mark on the region, which from around the year 800 until 1050 was the centre of the Viking Empire.

Did you know that the Aarhus once bay provided shelter for the largest Viking naval base in any of the Nordic countries? Today, numerous ruins, mounds, wrecked ships and well-told myths help bring the story of the Vikings’ seafaring adventures to life in the entire region.