Welcome to Aarhus


This Viking-founded, student-filled hub has accrued some weighty accolades to shore up its appeal, too: in 2017 its titles included European Capital of Culture and European Region of Gastronomy (the latter was awarded to Aarhus and the larger central Denmark region). The ever-expanding menu of architectural landmarks, lauded restaurants, bars, festivals and boutiques is a mark of a vibrant city on the rise. It's a great place to explore – compact, photogenic and friendly (its local nickname is 'the city of smiles'). Here you'll be left in little doubt why Denmark scores so highly in those liveability lists.


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$92.20 Shore Excursions

Time travel in Aarhus

Starting point Dokk1 at Aarhus Harbour where our guide will meet you with Aarhus City guide sign. Enjoy the tour in a mini group with up to10 guests. It allows personal dialogue with a guide and all your questions on the way to be answered. Walking tour goes through the old cobbled streets and we suggest you to wear comfortable shoes. Plenty of picture tempting locations, so charge your camera well.  On tour you get to hear stories from the viking age, middle age, renaissance and up to 19 century, 1974 and get a glimpse of the future that Aarhus has in vision.  Admission tickets  and guided walking tour included. Food and drinks, transportation excluded.

$34.35 Cultural & Theme Tours

Street Art and rooftops of Aarhus

We stroll the city streets starting from the sea side to the Latin Quarter district full of old charming houses. We continue to one of the hipster hangout places filled with freelancers and other creatives enjoying a cap of coffee on the roof top. Then we visit the old industrial site which was beautifully transformed into modern art space that attracts all the passionate art loving souls in town. We will reach the official city centre and hear about the many monuments around the City hall and continue back to the harbour, on the way getting up to the most attractive view point that has just been open in 2017, but already counted millions of visitors and you will see why!  There are different types of art to admire along the way on our tour, all with a twist and a good story behind them. Sculptures, graffiti, murals and installations that open the city for you through the eyes of the artists.  Starting point Dokk 1, city multimedia center. Hack Kampmann Pl. 2 8000 Aarhus C Departure time 10 am. There is no entry tickets required for any attraction that we visit, however the tour will not take place entirely outdoors.

$20.77 Cultural & Theme Tours

Aarhus Historical Sightseeing 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Your tour starts in front of the Aarhus Main Station and will go from there past the best and biggest historic and culturally important areas of the Aarhus city center. Hear ancient legends, urban legends, and cultural facts that help make up what Aarhus as a city is today.The trip will take you through the Aros, down to a Viking church and through the cobbled streets where you will here vivid stories of Aarhus. These are just some of the things you will experience on this walking tour. Your guide will tell secret stories of Aarhus' past and help you get a glimpse of the sparkling Aarhus culture of today.All guides have a background in culture, history or the travel industry and are eager to tell of Aarhus' impressive stories. You are guaranteed an experience beyond the ordinary when you walk along one of our tours through the city.

$32.54 Tours & Sightseeing

City Sightseeing Aarhus Hop On Hop Off Tour

Hop-on to City Sightseeing Aarhus and discover this beautiful city’s most important landmarks and attractions! Our conveniently placed 8 tour stops allows passengers to hop-on and hop-off at their own leisure to explore the sights that interest them most! The first tour stop along the route is the Cruise Terminal (Cruise Ships – DOKK1), perfect for those arriving in Aarhus via cruise. Hop-on to the bus and begin your adventure, as the tour continues to Marselisborg Castle, one of Aarhus’ most important landmarks. The castle is the summer residence of the Danish Royal Family and has been since the 1960’s – when they’re not at the castle, visitors can explore the Queen’s rose garden and the Palace grounds! Next up is the Tangkrogen, known as the city’s Culture & Market Square, it is the main venue in Aarhus for big events such as concerts! Admire the views of one of the most impressive architectures in Aarhus as the tour approaches the Aarhus City Hall! The tower was designed by famous architects Arne Jacobsen and Erik Moller, and is considered to be of traditional Danish style. If you’re a fan of art, hop-off at Stop 5 and visit the AROS Art Museum. This museum is unique for it’s ‘rainbow walkway’, located on the rooftop the walkway allows visitors to take in 360-degree views of Aarhus through a rainbow effect lens, providing a truly amazing experience! Another key point of interest along the route is the Old Town. Hop-off here and visit Denmark’s national open-air museum, or take a stroll through Aarhus’ beautiful botanical gardens! The full list of tour stops along this route is: Cruise Terminal – (Cruise Ships - DOKK1) Marselisborg Castle – (Summer residence of the Royal Danish Family) Culture & Market Square (Tangkrogen) Aarhus City Hall – (The Bell Tower) AROS Art Museum – (Art Museum) The Old Town Open Air Museum – (The Live Museum) Møllestien / Aarhus River – (Møllestien) Aarhus Cathedral/Strøget Shopping – (The Old Cathedral and shopping)

$47.78 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

AarhusCARD

AarhusCARD: What's included? With an AarhusCARD you get free admission to more than 20 museums, attractions and activities in and around Aarhus. With the card, you get a discount on your shopping and travel easily around town by the convenient network of public transport. Furthermore, as a cardholder you get free admission to the city’s public swimming pools and skating rinks. Attractions and Museums ARoS Aarhus Art Museum Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum Moesgaard Museum The Steno Museum The Tropical Houses The Natural History Museum  The Women's Museum Museum Ovartaci Action      Tivoli Friheden (Not the unlimited ride wristband) Rush Danmark RaceHall  Legelandet (Playland) Sport       Aarhus Ice Rink Skate rental at Aarhus Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Aarhus Swim Stadium Badeanstalten Spanien (Grossererbadet not included) Århus Håndbold home matches (Handball) AGF home matches The Horse-racing Track  Guided Tours       City Sightseeing Aarhus The AarhusGuides Cycling Aarhus Aarhus Area      Randers Rain Forest Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor Museum The Green Museum AQUA Aquarium & Zoo Hjejlen - Cruising on the lake lands The Prison Museum Transport       Transportation** Parking in Navitas*Prices vary during the season **Free transport by the light trail, Letbanen, and by bus all over Aarhus and the surrounding Central Denmark Region, including X-busses, night busses and airport shuttles to and from Aarhus Airport and Billund Airport.  Note that children have free access to some of the included museums.

$47.78 Walking & Biking Tours

Lovely guided bike tour to Aarhus best sights

We start the tour in the inner city, where we make sure everyone has a bike that fits them perfectly. From here, we bike to see Dokk1, Marselisborg Castle, The Memorial Park, Frederiksbjerg, The Town Hall, The Concert House, ARoS Art Museum, The Old Railways, Latin Quarter, The Cathedral and Aarhus theathre. In between we may have a small lunch/coffee break to rest the legs and get a snack. Throughout the tour our guide will tell you all the history of the places we see, along with a lot of fun stories about them and Danish culture in general. We bike on most of the tour and walk in a few areas where biking is not allowed. Everything besides from lunch is included in the price. We have the most knowledgeable guides in Aarhus and we keep learning more. Also, we put a big honor in having the most kind guides in the city, and everyone is welcome on our tours.