East Jutland

East Jutland offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling big cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. It's also home to Denmark's dynamic second city, Aarhus.

 
 
Restaurant Frederikshøj in Aarhus

Eating out in Aarhus

The gastronomic level in Aarhus is high, Denmark's second city offers a fantastic experience for every foodie on every budget.

Aarhus

Highlights

Wondering what to do while in East Jutland? Check out this list of the region's highlights!

Sea, beach and fjord

A short trip from Aarhus you'll find white-sand beaches along the Kattegat coast and numerous fjords.

Anholt

Islands in the Kattegat

See Denmark's so-called desert on Anholt, or the dramatic effects of glaciation on Samsø, two islands in the stretch of water between Jutland and Zealand and north of Funen (Fyn). 

Silkeborg lakes

Active holidays

There are many possibilities of active holidays when in East Jutland.

Natural experiences

A richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

Aarhus

Cities and towns

There are many charming cities and towns to visit in East Jutland!

Aarhus Concert Hall

Culture and heritage

Experience the culture and learn about the history of the region. 

The Old Town (Den Gamle By)

The Old Town Museum is a National Open Air Museum of Urban History and Culture, which has been awarded three Michelin stars!

LEGOLAND® Billund Resort in Denmark

LEGOLAND® Billund Resort

With the newly opened British Airways route from London to Billund, it has never been easier to take your family on the world's best familiy holiday. 

ARoS, Your Rainbow Panorama

ARoS

Visit ARoS Aarhus Art Museum and take a walk in the rainbow on the roof with amazing view over Aarhus.

Moesgaard Museum

Prehistory presented innovatively in a breathtaking architectural setting making it a world-class museum experience!