Active dad and child in the forest by Aarhus
Enjoy the lovely

Nature in and around Aarhus. 

Friends on the beach in Aarhus

In Aarhus there are several possibilities for activities in every kind of weather - year round.

Aarhus have plenty of offers where you can learn more about the nature and the environment as well as enjoying the green areas. In Aarhus you can find nature tracks, playgrounds, fishing and much more. Aarhus is the place where an active life in the nature is even more attractive than anywhere else.

Sunbeams over Aarhus

Photo: VisitDenmark

Forests and green spaces

Photo: VisitAarhus

Green oases

Photo: Jakob Mark

Green excursions

Photo: Aarhus Kommune

Lakes and rivers

Photo: Aarhus Kommune

Beaches

Photo: VisitDenmark
In Aarhus, nature is present everywhere. The city is surrounded by woods and beaches, and inside the city itself there are lots of large parks and small natural oases.

So whether you are in the mood for relaxing, or feel like taking a nice walk, run or bike ride in beautiful surroundings, there are plenty of opportunities here. In Aarhus nature is never far away.

Exercise in nature

Photo: VisitAarhus

There are many opportunities for being active and experiencing the green Aarhus. Discover new trails, find your favorites or jump right into it and see where you end up.

You can bike to the Marselisborg Castle, around the Brabrand lake or up the coast by Risskov. Or you can hike one of the sunbeam trails and be amazed by the nature so close the the city. Click the links below and be active in the nature of Aarhus.

Running and hiking in Aarhus

Biking in Aarhus

Did you know that Denmark's Outdoor Capital is in the Aarhus area? And that in the Aarhus area you can explore the National Park Mols Bjerge and more than 250 km coastline with plenty of child-friendly beaches?

Danmark's Outdoor Capital

Photo: Mads Hansen, Silkeborg

The National Park and wonderful beaches

Photo: VisitDjursland