In eastern Jutland situated in beautiful surroundings close to forests and sandy beaches you will find Aarhus. With a population of about 300.000, it is the second largest city in Denmark. A big portion of the inhabitants are students making Aarhus the youngest city in Denmark when you consider the average age.
Although being young in population, Aarhus is one of the oldest cities in Denmark as well as the rest of Scandinavia having been founded by the Vikings in the 8th century. The roots and history of Aarhus go far back thus adding a special atmosphere to the city.
As a dynamic city of growth and youth, the city offers many different activities throughout the year. Each summer one of the biggest cultural festivals take place in the city centre – it is called Aarhus Festuge and fills the city with an intense cultural buzz and plenty of cultural activities - concerts, theatre and many others - that are planned according to a new theme each year.Aarhus also has a well-developed day and night life with plenty of cafés, discotheques, movie theatres, and concert halls, adding to this a wide variety of sport facilities and clubs.
A growing business centre
Getting around in Aarhus
Also, see timetables at Midttrafik's website.
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