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When you plan your next holiday, come to Aarhus and allow yourself to find peace, to immerse yourself in something that interests you, or to get pampered.

Would you like it to be a romantic get-away at a spa with wellness and relaxation, a culture trip with time to explore various museums and historical sights, or something entirely different? Here, you will find inspiration among the Aarhus region’s wide variety of wonderful possibilities.

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Gudenå River
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Gudenå River

Gudenå River is with its 160 kilometers Denmark's longest river. The river originates in Tinnet Crate northwest of Tørring near Vejle and has its outlet in Randers Fjord.

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Himmelbjerget - "The Sky Mountain"
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Himmelbjerget - "The Sky Mountain"

Himmelbjerget ("The Sky Mountain") rises 147 metres above the landscape and is one of Denmark’s finest and most traditional places for outings.

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National Park Mols Bjerge
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National Park Mols Bjerge

Nationalpark Mols Bjerge offers a great variety of nature. Mols Bjerge is especially known for its extraordinary landscape, which was shaped during the Ice Age.

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The Ancient Road Hærvejen
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The Ancient Road Hærvejen

The Ancient Road Hærvejen is an amazing hiking and cycling trail that runs down the spine of Jutland. Is goes along the watershed on the ridge of the peninsula and takes you through the magnificent la...

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Dollerup Hills
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Dollerup Hills

Dollerup Bakker is a natural resort near Dollerup just south of Viborg. One of Denmark’s deepest lakes, Hald Sø, is beautifully embedded in the hilly landscape, which is right on the edge of the ice f...

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Trækstien between Silkeborg and Randers

Trækstien is a trail between Silkeborg and Randers, which follows the old tow paths of the River Gudenå.

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Nature National park Fussingø
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Nature National park Fussingø

The park and forest Nature National park Fussingø is open to the public provides good opportunities for walking tours. Enjoy for instance the very beautiful view from Thomasbakke hill or see Fussing v...

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Hjarbæk Fjord
Photo: Janne Kragh Pedersen

Hjarbæk Fjord

Hjarbæk Fjord inlet is the very inner part of the Limfjord. The inlet has been declared a game reserve, and here, you might catch a glimpse of otters, grey herons, kingfishers, bats, and seals.

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Naturepark Randers Fjord
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Naturepark Randers Fjord

Naturpark Randers Fjord is among the largest nature reserves in Denmark, and this is where the fresh water meets the salt water in the Kattegat. On the stretch from the centre of Randers to the outlet...

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Ørkenen at Anholt
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Ørkenen at Anholt

On the small island of Anholt is Northern Europe’s largest low-lying heath, Ørkenen (the desert). Put on your walking shoes and explore Ørkenen’s impressive expanses, weather-beaten nature, and rare p...

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Natural area Kolindsund
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Natural area Kolindsund

In the heart of Djursland, you will find Kolindsund, which was the largest lake in Jutland until 1874. Today the canals of Kolindsund run from Kolind to Grenaa, and the surrounding area is characteris...

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Natural area Sletterhage Fyr- Helgenæs
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Natural area Sletterhage Fyr- Helgenæs

The trip to the lighthouse at ‘Sletterhage’ is appreciated by many people. The surroundings invite you to a quick walk to the ‘Tyskertårnet' (radar installation from WW 2) or ‘Lushage’. Maybe just a s...

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People hiking in the Silkeborg Woods in Denmark
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Hiking in The Aarhus Region

Time to get out the hiking boots - in The Aarhus Region there are many great hiking possibilities. Through forests, valleys, by lakes, streams and beaches and even in the Danish "mountains".

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Biking routes in the Aarhus Region

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 unforgettable memories on your trip around the region

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The Infinite Bridge
Photo: Johan Gjøde. Foto: Aarhus i Billeder

The Infinite Bridge

Imagine a bridge on which you can walk and walk and walk. Without ever reaching the end. And in the most breathtaking scenery. This is exactly what you get, when you visit the wooden pier and work of ...

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Randers Regnskov - Tropical Zoo
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Randers Regnskov - Tropical Zoo

In Randers Regnskov, you are in for a true tropic treat, complete with free-ranging monkeys, iguanas, sloths, jaguars, and a long list of other exotic animals. The rainforest is a bombardment of the s...

Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum
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Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum

'Den Gamle By' (The Old Town Museum) is a perfectly unique attraction in Aarhus for the whole family to go on fascinating journey back in history. The museum is awarded the maximum three stars in the ...

Mønsted Limestone mines
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Mønsted Limestone mines

Mønsted Kalkgruber is the world's largest lime pits. Here is a world of experiences that tell of geology, bats and impressive work all done by hand.

Marselisborg Forests
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Marselisborg Forests

South of Aarhus a forest belt streches 7 kilometres along the coast. The part of the forest near the city is known as Marselisborg Skovene (the Marselisborg Forests). The large, continuous and old bee...

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Marselisborg Memorial Park
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Marselisborg Memorial Park

The Memorial Park is just below the castle grounds (Marselisborg Palace), facing out over the Bay. Marselisborg Palace and Park is during the summer residence of the Royal family.

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Lübker Spa & Wellness - Lübker Square

Lübker Square is for anyone who wants to be pampered in the 3500m2 wellness center with spa, fitness and subtropical bath.

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Latinerhaven
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Latinerhaven

Take a walk in Latinerhaven in the middle of Viborg city and smell the many different flowers and herbs.

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Find the best local specialties

Cold Hand Winery i Randers

Delicious Local Specialties

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A holiday for relaxation and pampering

Your rainbow panorama at the top of ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

Culture Highlights

Sangstrup Klint på Djursland i solnedgang

Explore Nature

Sauna i Water & Wellness Randers

Wellness

Himmelbjerget midt i Søhøjlandet

Areas and Cities

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