Top things to do in Randers

Top Choice Zoo in Randers

Randers Regnskov

Randers' most-visited attraction is this dome-enclosed tropical zoo ('regnskov' means rainforest), where the temperature is always a humid 20°C to 30°C (dress accordingly). Trails within the sultry domes pass throug…
French in Randers


Winning hearts and palates, this central bistro successfully marries French flavours with Danish classics. The three-course dinner menu is excellent value at 350kr, and the option of matching it with a 'nice wine me…
Area in Randers

Central Randers

The most interesting part of Randers is its central area, a hotchpotch of architecture with some antique gems alongside more-modern eyesores. Hunt down the pearls, and the stories behind them, with the Star Route br…
Museum in Randers

Memphis Mansion

Four kilometres southeast of Randers' town centre is the Elvis Presley Museum, housed in a replica Graceland mansion (double the size of the original). True, you don’t expect to find a shrine to the King in regional…
International in Randers

Café Mathisen

Part of the delightful Hotel Randers, the Mathisen has elegant black-and-white decor that brings to mind the art deco era. Its lunch offerings are light and simple (club sandwiches, caesar salad), and it’s not too f…
Cafe in Randers

Café Borgen

Borgen offers a little slice of Euro life, with Parisian-style outdoor seating and a low-lit interior. Home to rich coffee and lazy lunches, it morphs into an inviting spot for evening drinks.
Church in Randers

Sankt Mortens Kirke

This imposing redbrick church dates from the end of the 15th century.
Notable Building in Randers


Helligåndshuset dates from 1434 and was built as a monastery.