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Strandene på Anholt

The best beaches in the Aarhus Region

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In the Aarhus Region you will find a 360-kilometre blue band of coastline and lovely beaches beautifully frames Eastern Jutland along the region’s eastern rim. Along the way, you will meet long, child-friendly beaches with fine, white sand and shallow water.

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Fjellerup Beach
Photo: Lianne Lassen

Fjellerup Beach

Fine sandy beach with shallow water.

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Grenaa Beach
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Grenaa Beach

The perfect place for the family to enjoy a picnic. In summer there is a rescue tower with lifeguards on the beach.

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Bønnerup Beach
Photo: Sebastian Nils

Bønnerup Beach

Bønnerup Beach has a lot of life in the summer months and is associated with Bønnerup Harbour. 

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Boeslum Beach
Photo: Jette Pedersen

Boeslum Beach

The beach has a wide grass and flower-covered meadow, fine white sand beach and beautiful clear water, which gets deep quite quickly, but nevertheless is a good family beach.

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Ahl Beach
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Ahl Beach

Shallow water, sandy banks and plenty of birdlife. The water on both sides of the ferry port is shallow and warm, with large sandy islands that appear at low tide.

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Vibæk Beach
Photo: Kirsten Semberg

Vibæk Beach

The beach is generally very child and disability friendly.

 

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Ballehage Beach
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Ballehage Beach

Ballehage Beach is located at the edge of Marselisborg Forest, 2 miles south of the city centre.

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The Harbour Bath
Photo: Roar Paaske

The Harbour Bath

The Harbor Bath is designed by the famous Danish architect Bjarke Ingels Group BIG. The triangular floating complex comprises a rectangular 50-metre-long swimming pool, a circular diving pool, square ...

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Femmøller Beach
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Femmøller Beach

Close to town and summer houses, child and disability friendly. On this stretch, the beaches out to Ebeltoft Vig, are generally quite shallow.

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Moesgård Beach
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Moesgård Beach

Moesgård Beach (or Moesgaard Beach) is a sandy beach at the edge of Marselisborg Forest, 5 miles south of the city centre.

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Den Permanente
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Den Permanente

The beach ‘Den Permanente’ ('The Permanent') is by far the most popular beach in Aarhus, and it is only a 10-minute bike ride from the city centre. Here you will find lifeguards during the summer, cha...

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Bellevue Beach
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Bellevue Beach

Bellevue Beach is located in the outskirts of Aarhus, in Risskov 4 kilometres North of the city centre. This beautiful beach will be your new favourite, if your feet are sensitive; it has the finest s...

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Udbyhøj Strand
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Udbyhøj Strand

Udbyhøj Strand is a family-friendly beach with nearby campsite and playground.

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Anholt - the beaches
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Anholt - the beaches

Anholt Vesterstrand is a beach near Anholt harbour. The sand there is really fine, and there are nice sandbanks in the water. Anholt Vesterstrand is wide, and from there you can see all the way to Søn...

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