Forests near Aarhus
Explore the many forests and green areas in and around Aarhus.
The forests near Aarhus provide many possibilities for enjoying the nature while taking a walk, hiking, running, building hideouts or cycling. You can also enjoy a good picnic in beatiful surroundings with the family or friends.
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...
Hestehaven is a beautiful forest near Højbjerg in southern Aarhus where you can jog, ride on a bicycle or wander to enjoy a day relaxing in the outskirt of the city.
Riis Skov is a recreative area for the citiziens of Aarhus and its visitors. You are welcome in Riis Skov 24 hours and all months the year. The forest consists of a varied vegetation as well as a good...
The forest south of Mindeparken (the Memorial Park) and Marselisborg Slot, the queens summer residence, is known as Kirkeskoven. Here you will find a beautiful oak and beech forest.
Until 1896 Havreballe Skov (forest) and the rest of the Marselisborg Skovene (the Marselisborg Forests) belonged to a manor the home farm of which was situated in the northern part of the forest where...
Vilhelmsborg Manor is one of the three large manor houses south of Aarhus. Vilhelmsborg Forest is situated at both sides of the Giber stream east of the manor.
The Thor Forest
Formerly there were 4 water mills in the Thor Forest. One of the mills, Thor's Mill, can still be seen, however, with a new mill house. Today this mill is a restaurant.
The Beach Forest
The Beach Forest in Aarhus is rather closely places to the center of the city. Take a walk in the beautiful nature and enjoy the silence of the forest and the sound of the ocean. Pack a picnic box and...
Skåde Forest is the largest of the Marselisborg Forests. It starts at Hørhaven and continues towards the sea, where it is cut through by the Djævlekløften (Devil's Gab).
Constantinsborg Forest is located 10 kilometers outside the center of Aarhus City. It is a beautiful area with wild growing trees and nature combined with paths, harmony and silence. The forest is per...
Bring the family, picnic basket and hiking boots and go on an adventure in one of Aarhus many pretty green forest areas.