Aarhus - Denmark's second city & European Capital of Culture 2017

Aarhus is one of Europe's rising second cities. Discover why prominent media such as New York Times and The Telegraph have included Aarhus on their lists of must-visit destinations.

Aarhus - along with the Central Denmark region - has been appointed European Capital of Culture 2017 and you can expect an abundancy of cultural events, gastronomic delights and an all round vibrant atmosphere! With its mix of youthful energy and blasts from the past, Aarhus is truly a city with an energetic beat of the pulse. In Aarhus, when we say walking distance, we really do mean walking distance. From here, beach, harbour and forest are all within reach of a 15-minute bike ride.

Aarhus is home to some of Denmark's most popular attractions. Among these ARoS art museum, which delivers groundbreaking works from some of the world’s most progressive artists. In Den Gamle By – The Old Town Museum you can take a walk from the 16th century to your own youth. The newly restored Moesgaard Museum, which architecture is an attraction in itself, brings you into a world of Vikings and ancient finds. 

Travel tip #1: ARoS

Your Rainbow Panorama in Aarhus, Denmark

Travel tip #2: The atmosphere

Aarhus is one of those amazing second cities, where you can walk to everything and still there is so much to explore that you need at least a couple of days to discover the best of what the city has to offer. 

Hit the shops in the happiest city!