Aarhus

Art in Aarhus

Diverse, modern and fun, Aarhus is one of the happiest cities on Earth. A visit to its art galleries, cosy Latin Quarter or the Old Town will show you just why Aarhus' residents, and visitors, are so happy…

Aarhus Harbour

The perfect location

Aarhus is a dynamic city on the Jutland peninsula. From here, beach, harbour and forest are all only a 15-minute bike ride away. The area around Aarhus also offers the biggest concentration of attractions in Denmark. Must-see sights, such as the Jelling Rune Stones, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are all in easy reach, as well as fjords and beaches to explore.

Aaen Aarhus

Denmark’s youngest city!

13% of Aarhus’ population are students, making Aarhus the youngest city in Denmark. Historically though, it’s one of the oldest. 315,000 people live in Aarhus and 1.2 million people live in the greater Aarhus area, so it’s the perfect size for a weekend break or family getaway.

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Winter breaks in Aarhus!

Get ideas for ways to warm up your winter, on a city break to Aarhus. Find out more in VisitAarhus' winter city break guide.

 

Did you know...

Aarhus has been named European Capital of Culture 2017!

 

East Jutland

East Jutland

A region that really has it all - fjord, beaches, forests and Denmark's second city Aarhus, just voted one of the world's happiest cities!