Things to see and do - Århus
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Århus Travel guide
Århus : Michelin's recommendations
Århus, capital of the west of Denmark, is the country's second largest port. Its position on the east coast of Jutland has ensured its economic growth, which is based on electronics, communications, design and the food industry. The city also boasts a wealth of cultural activities, with a renowned Fine Arts Museum, an archaeological institute, a large music complex and two major festivals held every year.
Tourist attractions Århus : Things to see and do
Viborgvej 2 DK - 8000 Århus
Den Gamle By is in parkland along Viborgvej in the western part of Århus. It is one of the most picturesque and beautiful open-air museums in Denmark. Old houses and buildings from towns across the country, dating from the 17C to the 19C, have been c..
Store Torv DK - 8000 Århus
Originally dating from the 13C, the cathedral was completely remodelled in the 15C in the Gothic style. There are also more recent features, such as the spire, which is early-20C.The 93m-long nave is the longest in Denmark. The overall impression is ..
Aros Allé 2 DK - 8000 Århus
This museum has been housed in a superb building in the heart of the town since 2004. Several levels of mezzanines are distributed around a vast hall lit by a glass roof and reached by a stairway winding around a lift shaft. The collection includes t..
Fredens Torv DK - DK-8000 Århus
Situated by Aarhus’ canal area, 5 minutes’ walk from Aarhus Train Station, this elegant yet intimate boutique hotel offers a popular breakfast with French delicacies. Wi-Fi is free throughout the premises. All the individually designed rooms at Vill..
Åboulevarden 28 DK - 8000 Århus
Prix Prices from : 945 DKK
Centrally located in vibrant Aarhus, this design hotel offers stylish, modern accommodation with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Its popular restaurant specialises in good-value gourmet food. The fresh, spacious accommodation at Ferdinand Hotel - Ba..
Store Torv 4 DK - 8000 Århus
Prix Prices from : 995 DKK
This luxury hotel is set in an elegant, Neoclassical building built in 1838. It offers a casino, nightclub and garden restaurant. ARoS Art Museum is 15 minutes’ walk away. Hotel Royal’s impressive interior features stained glass windows, 300 art pie..
Oddervej 19 DK - 8000 Aarhus
The most talked about restaurant in the city - the former staff lodge to the Royal Palace - is smart and contemporary with floor to ceiling windows affording views over the gardens and out to sea. 3, 6 and 10 course menus offer creative, modern, visu..
Åboulevarden 32 DK - 8000 Aarhus
Something a little different: set by the river on a busy pedestrianized street, this trendy restaurant morphs into a bar and club as the day goes on. Creative modern cooking relies on top quality produce and the flavours shine through.
Frederiksgade 74 DK - 8000 Aarhus
Classically Scandic in style, with an uncluttered, fresh feel, Pondus' older, more adventurous sister is run by the same experienced husband and wife team. Creative, contemporary cooking uses top quality, mostly organic, ingredients. Dishes have orig..
Frederiks Allé 105 DK - 8000 Aarhus
A lively, keenly run place set in two converted shops; owned and run by four friends, three of whom are chefs. Industrial-chic styling with a concrete floor and stark white décor. Well-crafted, flavoursome dishes have a rustic style but a refined tou..
Rosensgade 28 DK - 8000 Aarhus
This attractive Latin Quarter restaurant features a semi open plan kitchen and stark white walls punctuated with contemporary art. The concise menu offers carefully cooked, innovative modern dishes made with the best quality produce, and the wine lis..
Store Torv 4 DK - 8000 Aarhus
Åboulevarden 51 DK - 8000 Aarhus
Set by the narrow city centre canal, this little sister to Substans is a small, rustic bistro with a friendly vibe and a stripped back style. The blackboard menu offers great value, flavoursome cooking which uses organic Danish produce. Dishes are br..
Åboulevarden 28 DK - 8000 Aarhus
Red-canopied Ferdinand stands out from neighbouring bars and restaurants on the liveliest street in the city. Classic brasserie style menus offer a good mix of French and Danish influenced dishes, with small plates in the evening and a great value se..