The Aarhus Region
Get to know the region
Into the nature
Denmark’s perhaps most beautiful landscape unfolds in the Aarhus region. The exceptional landscape displaying indelible traces from the glacial period holds wonderful countryside experiences and a journey 10,000 years back in time, when massive glaciers pushed sand, rubble and clay over the area. Back then, the ice formed the magnificent and diverse landscape filled with lakes, streams, forests, hills and breathtaking lookout points.
Did you know that Denmark's longest stream Gudenåen (158 km) bends through the Aarhus region's beautiful landscapes by Randers, Viborg, Silkeborg and Skanderborg.
The Aarhus region has stunning nature - a national park, an ancient road, a sky mountain, forests, lakes, streams and parks. Everywhere with marked trails, where you can really experience the beautiful Danish nature by hiking, biking, running, mountain biking or something completely else!
Meet the wild nature
Denmark has five national parks and in the Aarhus region we have one of them - National Park Mols Bjerge on Djursland. The nature shows and tells how the Danish landscape was created in the Ice Age. Settlements from the early Stone Age have shaped the area and the National Park is home for...