Welcome to Aarhus
Welcome to Aarhus – The heart of Jutland
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. The city is situated by the sea on the east coast of Jutland. Only 187 kilometres Northwest of the capital Copenhagen. The population in Aarhus is 259.754 (2014)
Aarhus is one of Denmark’s oldest cities, and it has a lot to offer.
Inforrmation and Facts
Aarhus has a lot of activities to offer. The biggest attractions in Aarhus are: AroS, Aarhus Museum of Art, the Music Hall, Tivoli Freedom (which is a amusement park), the Woman Museum, Marselisborg Animal Park and the Old Towm.
Also if you are in Aarhus in the late summer you will experience the festival, Aarhus festuge, where the city centre and parts of the harbour are turned into one large festival, with stalls, outdoor cafés, concerts, street theatre, music, street art and a lot of happy people.
Aarhus has been named the best shopping city in Northern Europe, and with a single walk through the shopping streets in Aarhus, you will understand why. You can find everything in Aarhus.
Aarhus has six big shopping centres: Bruuns Galleri, Salling, Magasin, Storcenter Nord, City Vest and Viby Centret.
The city also has 5 big shopping quarters: The Frederiksbjerg quarter, The Latin quarter, Moellestien, The pedestrianised high street and Vestergade district.
And on the streets and in the centres you can find all the cafes and restaurants that makes the little city Aarhus so cosy.
The night-life in Aarhus has something for every taste. It has clubs like Train and Kupe that are very popular, it all depends on your age. There are wine bars, like SMAGFORST wine bar and if you like beer the right place is Heidi’s. You can always go to the stream, which is the heart of Aarhus, and all the clubs and bars are located around it.
In Aarhus the easiest way to get around is by bus. There a lot of buses, and there is a bus that takes you to every destination, or at least very close. Near by the train station is the bus station and the bus street and also the taxies.
In Aarhus the months June, July and August are the warmest temperature. August is the warmest with an average temperature of 22°C. And the coldest month is February, with an average temperature at 9°C. The wettest month is August and the driest is May.
Central European Time Zone (UTC+01:00)