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Aarhus

city in Central Denmark Region

50km

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Sønderborg

– discover Danish mentality in a city where Denmark finally conceded its superpower ambitions, and wander through the old castle or the royal palace of Gråsten.

73km

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Grenå

Grenå, also spelled Grenaa, is in East Jutland at the tip of the Djursland peninsula.

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Fanø

Danish island

219km

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Copenhagen

capital city of Denmark

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Sights

University of Southern Denmark

castle

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Svendborg

town in the municipality with the same name in Denmark

32km

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Ærø

Danish Baltic Sea island

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Marselisborg Forests

forest to the south of Aarhus City in Denmark

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Marselisborg Deer Park

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Varna Palæet

Another well-known architectural landmark of Aarhus, and a bit of a change of pace from the modern style that predominates over larger parts of the city, Varna Palace is a palatial Neoclassical resort pavilion. It was designed for the Danish National Exhibition of 1909 by native Eggert Achen and is found in the outskirts of the Marselisborg Forests, south of the inner city. The Varna Palace now serves as the headquarters of the local Odd Fellows Society, but with a public onsite restaurant.

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Aarhus Forestry Botanical Garden

Established in 1923, this arboretum at the north end of the Marselisborg Forests is small (5 ha) but packed with over 900 species of trees and bushes from all over the world. It's a pleasant place to take a load off, but it's prohibited to disturb any of the plants, and falling tree branches are a persistent danger in windy weather.

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Marselisborg Palace

This small summer residence of the Queen of Denmark is situated just west of Mindeparken. The surrounding garden-park is fenced, but open to the public when the Queen is not in residence. It is dotted with sculptures from the private art collection of Prince Consort Henrik, the Queen's late husband.

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Langeland

Danish island

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Spanien Public Baths

The pool at this renovated historic bathhouse from the 1930s hosts many families and children on weekends, but Badeanstalten Spanien is so much more than just swimming: there's a luxury co-ed wellness section (kr 90) with saunas, steambaths, spas, infrared heat lamps and other facilities. The building also houses a fitness centre, a couple of small boutiques offering massage, beauty treatments, wellness products and a café.

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Aarhus Theatre

The city's main theatre. A luscious outstanding art nouveau interior design. You can dine or have a drink or coffee at Café Hack to the left of the main entrances.

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Women's Museum, Aarhus

Residing in the old City Hall building beside the Aarhus Cathedral, this place focuses on the importance of gender in the past and today. The Women's Museum presents changing exhibitions on the cultural history of gender and possess a fair collection of historical stuff related to women. You can look through or buy publications on former exhibitions that you missed or general books related to the role of gender. Some titles are in English. The Women's Museum has a nice old-fashioned decorated café and on Sundays, lunch is included in the entry fee.

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Aarhus Cathedral

The beautiful cathedral is more than 800 years old, and the longest and the tallest in Denmark. It took 100 years to build and it is the oldest building in the city, still standing. Concerts are sometimes arranged and the tower offers a good view. Behind the church is Aarhus Cathedral School, also with an 800-year history.

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Viking Museum (Aarhus)

Small Viking museum located across from the cathedral in the basement of the Nordea Bank. The museum focuses on local history during the Viking Age and most of the displayed items were excavated on site. If you are interested in Viking Age history in general, visit the large Moesgaard Museum (MoMu) south of the city.

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Mejlborg

historic building in Århus

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Latinerkvarteret, Aarhus

part of Aarhus

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Den Permanente

The name translates to "The Permanent", and reflects the fact that this place is as much about the indoor public bathhouse as the outdoor beach (or more; the latter is quite small). Changing rooms, showers, public toilets, and lifeguards are all provided. The tiny beach immediately south of the bathhouse has been designated as a nudist spot, but welcomes everybody. The historic inn Sjette Federiks Kro, located just up the hill in the forest, is the place to go for a nice traditional Danish meal after your swim. The sea bath is closed for renovation until November 2019.

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Church of Our Lady (Aarhus)

Medieval church with an interesting crypt church in the basement. The crypt church, built around 1060, is one of the oldest stone churches in Scandinavia. Through a door on the left inside the main church you can enter a former priory with an atrium garden.

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ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum

One of Denmark’s largest museums. Be sure to check out the '9 Spaces', a maze of black-walled galleries. A work by Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson, "Your Rainbow Panorama", offers a splendid roof-top view of the city inside a circular walkway with rainbow-coloured windows. There is a café with dining options in the lounge area at the entrance and a celebrated high-end gourmet restaurant by the name ARoS Food Hall at the top floor of the museum.

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Riis Skov

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Natural History Museum, Aarhus

Another museum brought to you by Aarhus University, the Natural History Museum's four fully wheelchair-accessible exhibition halls educate visitors on over 5,000 different animal species hailing from all over the world, displayed in reproductions of their natural habitats.

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University Park, Aarhus

The University Park at the University campus is a soothing spot of greenery in the city centre and it is open year round. It is a celebrated piece of landscape architecture with rolling hills, open lawns, large old oak trees and a couple of duck ponds. If there, be sure to visit the southern section as well, known as Vennelystparken. It is the oldest park in Aarhus, dating to 1824, and is a bit different from the main park.

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Aarhus Botanical Gardens

Founded in 1873 as a research garden for students at Aarhus University, nowadays the Botanical Gardens have been repurposed more as a pleasant outdoor space for citizens to enjoy during the warm months. However, for laypeople who may be interested in botany, there are still thousands of different species of plants on display throughout this 21-hectare expanse, all labelled in Latin and Danish. The bulk of the place is a hilly outdoor expanse of open lawns, ponds, and landscaped gardens, with tropical plants to be found in a large greenhouse complex, designed in the modernist style (of course) by the prominent architectural firm of C. F. Møller. There's a small children's playground onsite, ample facilities for picnicking, and a café in the greenhouses, serving light lunches.

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Museum of Ancient Art, Aarhus

Operated by Aarhus University, the focus of the Museum of Ancient Art's collection falls on Classical-era artworks and artifacts from Ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, the Near East, and elsewhere in the Mediterranean area. Their collection of Ancient Greek coins is one of the largest in Europe.

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Brabrand Lake

The Brabrandstien pathway leads upstream the river all the way to the Brabrand Lake nature site in the western parts of the city. Brabrandstien is a twenty kilometre long safe and tranquil corridor of greenery perfect for hiking, cycling and rollerblading. There are several spots for picnicking and resting, and even though it doesn't feel like it, you are always close to the city and its bus lines, if you don't want to backtrack. It is not possible to bath in the lake, but you can go there by canoe from the inner city if you want some alternative action.

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Skanderborg

city

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Djurs Sommerland

summer park in Djurland, Denmark

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Kattegatcentret

Kattegatcentret is a public aquarium in Grenå, Denmark. Its name refers to the Kattegat sea.

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Kolding

city in Denmark

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Silkeborg

city in central Denmark

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Smålandsfarvandet

Smålandsfarvandet is a strait in Denmark's archipelago between Zealand and Lolland. The strait contains some small, rural islands with fewer than a thousand permanent inhabitants together.

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Slagelse

town in Denmark

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Jelling

village in Denmark

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Krudttårnet

Martello tower built in 1686-1690. The top floor (cannon deck) houses a range of artillery. The lower floors have exhibitions of the history of Fladstrand and the harbor. Citadel Fladstr. was used as a base by the Danish Navy during the Great Northern War (1709–20) and the war against GB (1807–14). Tordenskioldsdage is a historic festival that with a spectacular staging of the Powder Tower brings the audience back to the year 1717.

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Råbjerg Mile

migrating coastal dune in Denmark

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Fårup Summer Park

summer park in Fårup, Denmark

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Sand-Covered Church

church in Denmark

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Blokhus

human settlement

145km

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Grenen

northernmost point of Denmark

146km

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Denmark
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