Aarhus Salling Rooftop

Explore Aarhus and the pristine nature around

It's a wonder more people haven't heard of Aarhus...

Get to the Aarhus Region as quick as you can! With the intimate Aarhus as your jump-off point, you can explore national parks, pristine beaches and major attractions, all in the back garden of a so-hot-right-now European city destination.

Why you should get to know Aarhus as soon as you can!

Just to help you blend in with the locals when you get here, it’s pronounced ‘Or-hoose’ not ‘Are-hoose’. Now we’ve got that out of the way, let’s dive into the reasons why you should be getting to know Aarhus, one of Lonely Planet’s Top 10 European Destinations, as soon as you can!

Top 10 events worth travelling for in Aarhus

If Aarhus has tickled your fancy and you’re wondering when to visit, our pick of the city’s biggest events throughout the year might help you decide! Aarhus’ cultural calendar is full of music events, cultural events and even Viking ones too! So which kind of culture vulture are you?

Icons of Aarhus

It may be an intimate, hygge kind of city, but Aarhus seriously packs a punch when it comes to iconic architecture.

The Infinite Bridge

Back by popular demand, the Infinite Bridge is now a permanent feature on Aarhus' pristine coast.

Walk through the rainbow at ARoS

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum is more than a cultural highlight of Aarhus. It's a sight to behold!

The Iceberg

Explore Aarhus' new city area, Aarhus Ø, and be wowed by the dramatic Iceberg building.

Now you know Aarhus is a pretty great city...

... but just wait till you see what's around it! Aarhus has got to be one of the easiest city break destinations in Europe to combine with an adventure in the surrounding nature. We'll take you through all the reasons why below!

Highlights around Aarhus

From the Mols Bjerge National Park to the stunning Moesgaard Museum, hidden in the hills around Aarhus, there are a wealth of natural adventures waiting to be taken in the Aarhus Region.

Mols Bjerge National Park

Twisted troll trees and castle ruins... The Mols Bjerge National Park near Aarhus is a place of mystery and beauty!

A museum hidden by nature

The stunning Moesgaard Museum has been built into the landscape and is a beautiful day out from Aarhus.

The rugged Djursland peninsula

Explore the beautiful peninsula around Aarhus, home of cute villages like Ebeltoft, the Mols Bjerge National Park and Scandinavia's biggest summerland, Djurs Sommerland.

Adventures further afield

Yes, we have a Lake District in Denmark!

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