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The Aarhus Region

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Great experiences and quality of life

Whether you are looking for beautiful natural surroundings or a big-city getaway, you will find a wide array of possibilities for pampering, entertainment, mindfulness and connecting with a unique community in the Aarhus region.

The Aarhus region holds amazing natural scenery as far as the eye can see. Festivals, that are known both nationally and internationally. Culture, where museums, attractions and architecture break the boundaries, as well as hygge, vikings and abundances of activities both inside and outside.

Get to know the region

Photo: VisitAarhus

Cities and regions

Aarhus - 2nd city in Denmark

Djursland - the wildest part of Denmark

Favrskov - Spectacular scenery as far as the eye can see!

Randers - close to Gudenåen and Randers Fjord

Silkeborg - Outdoor Capital of Denmark

Skanderborg and the Lake District

Viborg - History, Culture and Nature

Meetings and Conferences

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.

Natural Wonders

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...

The best beaches

Parks and lovely gardens

Wild experiences

Photo: Djurs Sommerland

Exciting museums

Cosy towns