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True Skov lake in Aarhus

Lakes and rivers near Aarhus

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Explore the magical lakes and rivers in and around Aarhus.

In and around Aarhus there are many areas dominated by water which can give you a breather from a stressed out everyday. Most of the places you will find walking routes and trails that will guide you around in the beatiful nature.

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Åboulevarden
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Åboulevarden

Åboulevarden in  the heart of Aarhus is simply filled with charming cafés and nightlife, while also offering exciting shopping along the riverfront. The scenry is quite unique, and due to its wonderfu...

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Giber Stream
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Giber Stream

Giber Å (stream) is placed in Moesgård Skov (forest). Take the bus to Skovmøllen (watermill). Follow the road, pass "laksetrappen" (the salmon stairs) up along the stream into the forest.

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Brabrand Lake
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Brabrand Lake

Enjoy fitness, wild life and nature at the Brabrand Lake in Aarhus. The Brabrand Lake is a rather long, nutritious, shallow lake, situated in the eastern part of Aarhus Ådal (Aarhus Stream Valley) tha...

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Aarhus River Valley
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Aarhus River Valley

The river valley is mainly cultivated fields and meadows, and a couple of woods and bog areas. The area is about 358 hectares that was preserved in 1983 to stop further building, keep the valley profi...

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Geding Lake
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Geding Lake

Geding Lake is located north west from the city of Aarhus. The place is suitable for fishing and walks in the area. There is a large wonderful grass area down towards the lake, where you can enjoy you...

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Egå Engsø
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Egå Engsø

Egå Engsø - once meadows - now a beautiful lake area in the suburbs of Aarhus. A huge area of protected bird species.

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