10-Day Denmark City Break in Aarhus

Cityscape of Aarhus in Denmark.
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10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Discover the essence of Aarhus with a 10-day city break in Denmark, blending cultural richness with exhilarating adventures.

Experience the ultimate Aarhus city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 9 nights in Aarhus at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Aarhus or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 10-day holiday in Aarhus will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Aarhus, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Aarhus offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Aarhus, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. The Old Town, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, and Moesgaard Museum are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Aarhus by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Denmark's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Aarhus promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Aarhus is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Aarhus's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Denmark.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Aarhus. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Denmark.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Aarhus reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Aarhus.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Aarhus fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Aarhus as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Aarhus, Denmark!

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Cityscape of Aarhus in Denmark.Aarhus / 9 nights

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Photo of scenic summer sunset view of Nyhavn pier with color buildings, ships, yachts and other boats in the Old Town of Copenhagen, Denmark.Den Gamle By
ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Photo of Christmas lights in Tivoli Friheden, Aarhus, Denmark.Tivoli Friheden
Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkGreenhouses in the Botanical Garden
Photo of female Deer in a beautiful Marselisborg Deer Park, Aarhus, Denmark.Marselisborg Deer Park
Photo of aerial view of the Famous Infinite Bridge in Aarhus, Denmark.The Infinite Bridge
Photo of Marselisborg Palace is a royal residence of the Danish Royal Family in Aarhus, Denmark.Marselisborg Palace
Photo of house in Mindeparken in Aarhus, Denmark.Mindeparken
Photo of the Aarhus Cathedral in Aarhus, Denmark.Aarhus Cathedral
Photo of aerial view of Dokk1 in Aarhus, Denmark.Dokk1
Photo of Marselisborg Palace is a royal residence of the Danish Royal Family in Aarhus, Denmark.Marselisborg Palace
Endless Connection, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkEndless Connection
Steno Museum, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkSteno Museum
Rådhusparken, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkRådhusparken
Bispetorv
Havnepladsen
Escape Factory Aarhus
Strøget
St. Paul's Church, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkSt Paul's Church
Photo of Forstbotanisk Have or Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden, Denmark.Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden
Sankt Lukas Church, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkSankt Lukas Church
Photo of Natural History Museum Aarhus, Denmark.Natural History Museum Aarhus
Museum OvartaciMuseum Ovartaci
Vejlby Church
Photo of Ole Rømer Observatory, Aarhus, Denmark.Ole Rømer Observatory
Museum of Ancient Art, Aarhus, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkMuseum of Ancient Art, Aarhus
St. John's Church, Aarhus, Aarhus Municipality, Central Denmark Region, DenmarkSt John's Church, Aarhus

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Day 1

Day 1 – Aarhus - arrival day

  • Aarhus - Arrival day
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  • Escape Factory Aarhus
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Aarhus. You’ll stay in Aarhus for 9 nights.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Escape Factory Aarhus, a remarkable point of interest where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 343 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Aarhus. Check-in at hotels in Denmark normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Aarhus offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

Enjoy an outstanding dining experience at Domestic. Holding an impressive 1 Michelin-star rating and a remarkable menu, Domestic consistently impresses both foreign and local guests, earning praise for its exceptional modern cuisine.

Another renowned restaurant is Frederikshøj, one of the best Bib Gourmand 2-star Michelin fine dining venues in Aarhus. Take your pick from the creative menu, where each dish is a masterpiece meticulously crafted to delight your senses.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable dining experience at Gastromé in Aarhus. With its prestigious 1-Michelin star rating, the menu is crafted to delight your palate and take you on a culinary journey. This acclaimed restaurant with a Bib-Gourmand award, serves modern dishes that have garnered numerous reviews from satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Tir Na nÓg - Irish Gastropub, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Aarhus. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,583 delighted customers.

Celebrate the start of your 10-day city break in Aarhus with a toast!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Aarhus

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  • Vejlby Church
  • Museum Ovartaci
  • Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden
  • Den Gamle By
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On day 2 of your city break, you will set out to discover Aarhus, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 8 nights in Aarhus and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

Kick off the day at Vejlby Church, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This church is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 138 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Museum Ovartaci. Museum Ovartaci is an art museum with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 233 reviews.

Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,584 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Den Gamle By. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,896 visitors. Visiting Den Gamle By means you'll be one of 546,485 people who do so every year.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Aarhus, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Aarhus below.

After a full day of exploring, we recommend you try one of the best places to eat in Aarhus. Enjoy the local flavors, unwind, and reflect on the day's adventures.

Make a reservation at Reataurant Kohalen, a popular dining spot in Aarhus. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 755 satisfied diners.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Sherlock Holmes Pub, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,097 customers.

No matter where in Aarhus you end up, an amazing evening of relaxation and enjoyment is guaranteed.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Aarhus

  • Aarhus
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  • Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden
  • Marselisborg Palace
  • Mindeparken
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Rise and shine for day 3 of your city break in Aarhus! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 7 nights remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Aarhus.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Forstbotanisk Have. This much-appreciated arboretum is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 243 reviews.

Next up is Marselisborg Castle. This building has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,620 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Mindeparken. This memorial park has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,354 reviews.

You can learn more about Aarhus today by going on a tour. Aarhus offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

After or in between exploring, treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in the city. Unwind and enjoy the local flavors and culinary delights while reflecting on the day's adventures.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Restaurant ET. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Aarhus boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 690 visitors.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Mig og Ølsnedkeren, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Mig og Ølsnedkeren has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 716 customers.

Raise a toast and celebrate another memorable day in Aarhus, Denmark!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Aarhus

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  • Steno Museum
  • Natural History Museum Aarhus
  • Museum of Ancient Art, Aarhus
  • St John's Church, Aarhus
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Get ready for another exciting day in Aarhus on day 4 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 6 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Aarhus.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Steno Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 732 visitors.

When you’re finished at Steno Museum, head to Naturhistorisk Museum Aarhus. This one-of-a-kind natural history museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 232 reviews. Every year, approximately 62,353 travelers come here to experience the natural history museum for themselves.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Museum of Ancient Art, Aarhus. This museum is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 112 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to St. John's Church, Aarhus. This church is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 103 visitors.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Aarhus has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Aarhus offers and add your favorites to your Denmark travel package below.

Exploring can easily make you lose track of time. Make sure to grab something to eat and use this opportunity to learn more about Aarhus's food culture.

Don't miss out on experiencing Raadhuus Kafeen, a renowned dining spot in Aarhus. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,387 satisfied guests.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Lecoq, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Lecoq has charmed many with its 4.4 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 654 happy guests.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Aarhus, Denmark. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Aarhus

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  • Ole Rømer Observatory
  • Tivoli Friheden
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Wake up to day 5 of your exciting city break in Aarhus. You still have 5 nights left in Aarhus, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most of today!

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Ole Rømer Observatory. This extraordinary astronomical observatory has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 142 visitors.

Next, make your way to Tivoli Friheden. This amusement park welcomes around 365,000 visitors yearly and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 8,400 reviews.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Aarhus. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

Reserve a table at KöD Aarhus, a renowned restaurant in Aarhus. This culinary gem and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,108 guests.

Many previous guests have raved about this restaurant.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Mikkeller bar, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Mikkeller bar boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 548 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another amazing day in Aarhus, Denmark.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Aarhus

  • Aarhus
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  • Endless Connection
  • Havnepladsen
  • Aarhus Cathedral
  • Bispetorv
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On day 6 of your fun city break in Aarhus, you’ll experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city. You now have 4 nights left in Aarhus.

Make Endless Connection your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 770 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Herman Sallings Plads. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 361 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this sightseeing destination every year.

Aarhus Cathedral is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This lutheran cathedral has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,291 visitors.

When you’re finished at Aarhus Cathedral, the perfect next stop is Bispetorvet. This square is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 404 reviews.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Denmark that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Aarhus has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Denmark by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in Aarhus.

Make sure to reserve a table at Restaurant Madklubben Århus, an iconic dining spot in Aarhus. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,028 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Die kleine Bierstube. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 564 customers.

As the day draws to a close, bask in the tranquility of Aarhus by night. With memories made and adventures ahead, rest well and embrace the journey anew tomorrow.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Aarhus

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  • Sankt Lukas Church
  • St Paul's Church
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As day 7 dawns in Aarhus, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 3 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Sankt Lukas Church. This church is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 226 reviews.

Continue your journey at St. Paul's Church. This church is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 316 travelers from near and far.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Denmark is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

Exploring the most popular attractions in Denmark can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in Aarhus.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Mefisto, an acclaimed dining establishment in Aarhus. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 807 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Erlings Jazz- & Ølbar, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Aarhus. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, backed by 321 delighted customers.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in Aarhus, Denmark!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Aarhus

  • Aarhus
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  • ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
  • Strøget
  • Dokk1
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Wake up to day 8 of your vacation in Aarhus. With 2 nights left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Aarhus has to offer.

Journey into the unknown at ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,237 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Strøget is a recommended place to visit. This pedestrian zone is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 365 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Aarhus is Dokk1. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,134 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Aarhus offers an experience you will remember.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

Before you know it, it’s time to head out for dinner. Treat yourself to a delicious meal at a nice restaurant in Aarhus.

Reserve your spot at Teater Bodega, a popular local restaurant in Aarhus. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 805 satisfied guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Café Rømer. This famous bar in Aarhus has a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 1,093 customers.

This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in Aarhus. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Aarhus

  • Aarhus
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  • Marselisborg Deer Park
  • The Infinite Bridge
  • Marselisborg Palace
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On day 9 of your city break, you will set out to discover Aarhus, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 1 night in Aarhus and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Marselisborg Deer Park. This zoo is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 3,018 reviews.

Next up, make your way to The Infinite Bridge. This footbridge has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,477 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Marselisborg Strand. This building has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 784 visitors.

Your discoveries in Aarhus do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Aarhus on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Aarhus.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Restaurant Klokken Aarhus while you’re in Aarhus. Famous for its lovely menu and delectable dishes, it has captivated around 530 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Aarhus. At Waxies, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,059 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Aarhus to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Aarhus - departure day

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  • Rådhusparken
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Your city break in Aarhus is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Denmark.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Aarhus offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Aarhus.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Aarhus.

Rådhusparken is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Aarhus. This park has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 524 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Aarhus, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Consider a top-rated restaurant like Restaurant MellemRum. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 500 customers.

As you conclude your city break in Aarhus, treasure the memories you've made. May they accompany you on your journey homeward while carefully planned travel arrangements ensure your safe return. It's time to say, "See you later, Aarhus!" and travel onwards.

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