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Aarhus, The Smiling City

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Aarhus, The Smiling City

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Little known but worth a visit - you will leave Aarhus smiling!

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark, with population of 300.000
Persons, with an active business life, a exciting university, several higher educational institutions and lively student atmosphere. Aarhus has a bustling evening life with cafees and good restaurants, music and concerts when it comes to both for young and old.

Aarhus harbour is still busy with trade ships and ferries to Zealand and the islands situated in the Kattegat ( the water between Jutland and Zealand). The harbour is recognized as one of the largest in Northern Europe, as well as Aarhus and surroundings largest employer.

Your tour will begin, of course, with the impressive harbour and wind through the inner city. Picturesque narrow streets, charming city houses and the setting itself brings you to the impressive Cathedral which dates from the beginning of the year 1200.

The buildings are impressive and the most unique is the "Old Town Museum", a museum showing town life back to the 1600 and 1700 century. There is a living workshop with craftsmen creating as they did 'back in the time'. All buildings are genuine and were brought to Aarhus where they were rebuilt with their original materials.

The tour also pass the Marselisborg Palace, which is one of the Royal Family's favourite homes. They always celebrate Christmas and Easter at Marselisborg, just as they stay in Aarhus some weeks during the summer.

Enjoy the tour around Aarhus, which is situated in a typical east Jutland scenery, in a green valley surround by forest, coastlines and beaches.

We will return you to your ship at the end of your tour. If you wish to stay in the city center and return on your own, just let the guide know.

You will have proper transportation, driver and a licensed English-speaking guide. The admission of €16 to 'Old Town' is not included and will be paid at the entrance.

This tour is priced for 20 passengers. We can handled any number, larger or smaller. Please contact ShoreTrips for more pricing.

Days offered: 7 days a week

Departures:
  • 09:00 AM, duration: 3 hours
  • 12:00 PM, duration: 3 hours
  • 01:00 PM, duration: 3 hours


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