6-Day Denmark City Break in Aarhus

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Explore Aarhus on a 6-day city break in Denmark and experience a fusion of culture and excitement.

Experience the ultimate Aarhus city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 5 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 6-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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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
Escape Factory Aarhus
Photo of Forstbotanisk Have or Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden, Denmark.Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden


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Day 1

Day 1 – 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 5 nights.

Start your day with a visit to Escape Factory Aarhus. This extraordinary sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 343 visitors.

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 it’s time to eat, Aarhus has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Reserve a table at Domestic, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining establishment in Aarhus. This epicurean hotspot’s delectable modern offering makes it a crowd favorite. Domestic is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another popular dining spot in Aarhus is Frederikshøj, which critics have graced with 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s pleasant ambiance and food choices leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its creative menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Frederikshøj’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike recommend the popular Bib Gourmand restaurant, Gastromé. Captivated customers consistently praise this restaurant in Aarhus for its appetizing selection of food, including its modern courses. As a leading food haven, it boasts 1 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

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 6-day city break in Aarhus with a toast!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Aarhus

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  • Dokk1
  • ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
  • Den Gamle By
  • Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden
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On day 2 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.

Kick off the day at Dokk1, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This library is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,134 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit ARoS Aarhus Art Museum. ARoS Aarhus Art Museum is a museum with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,237 reviews.

Den Gamle By is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,896 visitors. In a single year, this museum hosts approximately 546,485 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Greenhouses in the Botanical Garden. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,584 visitors.

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.

When it’s time to eat, Aarhus has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Make sure to book a table at Reataurant Kohalen, a popular restaurant in Aarhus. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 755 satisfied guests.

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.

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 3

Day 3 – Aarhus

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  • Marselisborg Deer Park
  • The Infinite Bridge
  • Marselisborg Palace
  • Mindeparken
  • Strøget
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Get ready for another exciting day in Aarhus on day 3 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 3 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Aarhus.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Marselisborg Deer Park. Previous visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 3,018 reviews.

The Infinite Bridge is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This footbridge is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 2,477 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Marselisborg Strand. This building is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 784 reviews.

Mindeparken is another outstanding experience in Aarhus. Around 1,354 travelers have rated this memorial park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

If you long for more, Strøget is not far away. This pedestrian zone is a lovely addition to your itinerary. Previous visitors have rated it an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 365 reviews.

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.

Don't miss out on experiencing Restaurant ET, 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 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 690 satisfied guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Aarhus. At Mig og Ølsnedkeren, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 716 customers.

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 4

Day 4 – Aarhus

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  • Steno Museum
  • Aarhus Cathedral
  • Bispetorv
  • Havnepladsen
  • Endless Connection
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Rise and shine for day 4 of your city break in Aarhus! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 2 nights remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Aarhus.

Journey into the unknown at Steno Museum, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 732 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Aarhus Cathedral is a recommended place to visit. This lutheran cathedral is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,291 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Aarhus is Bispetorvet. Rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 404 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Aarhus offers an experience you will remember.

Herman Sallings Plads is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Aarhus. This sightseeing destination promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.4 out of 5 stars in 361 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Endless Connection. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 770 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

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.

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.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Raadhuus Kafeen, a distinguished dining establishment in Aarhus. It has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 1,387 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Lecoq. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 654 customers.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 – Aarhus

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  • Tivoli Friheden
  • Marselisborg Palace
  • Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden
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Wake up to day 5 of your vacation in Aarhus. With 1 night left, you'll have ample time to explore and savor all Aarhus has to offer.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Tivoli Friheden. This amusement park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 8,400 visitors. Attracting more than 365,000 yearly visitors, it’s a top sight you don’t want to miss.

When you’re finished at Tivoli Friheden, head to Marselisborg Castle. This one-of-a-kind building is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,620 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Forstbotanisk Have. This arboretum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 243 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.

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.

Book a table at KöD Aarhus, a famous dining establishment in Aarhus. This culinary hotspot and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,108 satisfied diners.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Mikkeller bar, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Mikkeller bar has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 548 customers.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – 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 Madklubben Århus. This restaurant is rated at an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,028 customers.

As you prepare to leave Aarhus, remember the moments of joy, discovery, and connection you've experienced in Denmark. Carry them with you as souvenirs of your journey, guiding you as you continue to explore and create new memories.

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