Arhus, the principal port of Denmark and the second-largest city in Denmark, is located on the east side of the peninsula of Jutland. With 25 education and research institutions in the city and nearly 35,000 students at the University of Arhus, the Nordic city is also considered a "city young at heart". This large flood of students inspires the presence of cafes, discotheques, cinemas, amusement parks and various other entertainment venues and gives the city a young and exciting vibrancy of its very own.Find Cruises Sailing to This Port
Situated on the coast, Arhus provides many opportunities for outdoor adventures. The city features green areas and parks, such as the Marselisborg Memorial Park and The Botanical Gardens, ideal for leisurely walks in the afternoon. Beach lovers can head to Den Permanente, by far the most popular beach for young people in Arhus. You’ll also find seven routes suitable for cycling, running or walking that will take you from the city into parks and countryside.
Elected as the best Nordic shopping city, Arhus offers a myriad of shopping opportunities for those who are looking for everything from mainstream to custom-design and second-hand to the latest fashion. Head for the Strøget pedestrianised high street or Brunn's Galleri for a large selection of fashion shops. Pay a visit to The Latin Quarter and the Vestergade Street and bring home something truly unique and different.
Newly caught fish from the harbour, potatoes and greens from Samsø and fresh produce from the rich earth on Djursland are the key ingredients that help define the Arhus dining scene. From gourmet restaurants to small breweries to some of the best bakers in Scandinavia, the city prides itself in delivering an amazing dining experience, using only the finest quality produce.
The unit of currency in Denmark is the krone (DKK). US dollars are accepted in some of the more tourist-oriented stores and major credit cards are also widely accepted.
Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.