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Christmas market in Friheden, Aarhus

Christmas Highlights

Photo: Tivoli Friheden

Christmas is atmosphere, cosiness and traditions. In Aarhus and the entire Aarhus Region you will find some of the best Christmas activities and events in Denmark.

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Christmas in Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum

Treat yourself to a magical Christmas atmosphere and a wonderful nostalgia trip through four hundred years of Christmas history down The Old Town Museum's charming streets with horse-drawn carriages, ...

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Christmas in Tivoli Friheden
Photo: Tivoli Friheden

Christmas in Tivoli Friheden

Feel the wonderful atmosphere and Christmas spirit spread when Tivoli Friheden opens its doors to Christmas in Friheden and turns the park into a fairy tale Christmas wonderland filled with elves, San...

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Christmas in Ree Park Safari
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Christmas in Ree Park Safari

Feel the exotic Christmas spirit among the wildlife at Ree Park Safari in Djursland. During three weekends, you and your family can share a lovely Christmas experience at the park and at Central Stati...

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Christmas at Fregatten Jylland
Photo: Fregatten Jylland

Christmas at Fregatten Jylland

As is tradition, Fregatten Jylland in Ebeltoft invites the whole family onboard for Christmas experiences on the world's longest wooden ship. Enjoy the rich history and the Christmas cheer!

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Christmas for Masters and Servants at Gammel Estrup Manor

See for yourself how Christmas used to be celebrated at Gammel Estrup manor. Be part of it when masters and servants prepare a festive Christmas in the course of December. See how the count and his st...

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Harbour Trip Aboard the Christmas Paddle Steamer
Photo: Aarhus Sail Event

Harbour Trip Aboard the Christmas Paddle Steamer

In November and December, you can go out on an authentic paddle steamer in Aarhus. The boat is decorated with Christmas trees, Christmas lights, Christmas hearts, Christmas baubles, and of course it h...

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Aarhus Harbor Cruise
Photo: Driftsselskabet Svanen

Aarhus Harbor Cruise

Enjoy a cozy trip with Hjuldamperen on a festive Christmas ship. Get aboard and come along for a magical holiday tour abound the Aarhus harbor ✨

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Christmas concerts in the churches of Aarhus
Photo: Per Rasmussen

Christmas concerts in the churches of Aarhus

Let the peace of Christmas descend you during December when the churches of Aarhus offer a superb programme of classical Yuletide concerts and Christmas events. Below you can find a guide to Yuletide ...

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Christmas at Salling Department Store

Have a lovely Christmas shopping experience at Salling department store. On the amazing Salling Rooftop, Christmas cheer oozes along with the lovely smell of glögg, Christmas pancake puffs, and other ...

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Christmas activities, shopping and cosiness

The Christmassy feeling is everywhere and at the same time you can enjoy the many big-city offerings available. In Aarhus, second city in Denmark, you will find the time to do all the things that you, and your loved one, cherish.

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Changing of the Guard
Photo: Palle Herløv

Changing of the Guard

Watch the changing of the Royal Life Guards everyday at noon when the Danish Monarchy takes residence in Aarhus. The Queen's Guard has become an icon, easily recognised by their uniforms with the dist...

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A tour by a horse-drawn carriage with Stald Ramsdal

Experience Randers City in a horse-drawn carriage. There is nothing more exciting than experiencing the town from a horse-drawn carriage.

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Nightwatchmen in the old Ebeltoft
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Nightwatchmen in the old Ebeltoft

In Ebeltoft, it is tradition that the nightwatchmen walk during the Summer and Christmas season, where they walk around the city and in front of the old town hall.

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