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Aarhus: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

1. Aarhus: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Download a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the tour area, and head out on a walking tour of Aarhus. Learn about the rich history of Aarhus, from the city's ancient heritage to modern marvels. See the Viking Museum and journey back in time at the unique and fascinating open-air museum, Den Gamle By. Take in the Women's Museum, the magnificent Aarhus Cathedral, Aarhus Theatre, and the splendid Aarhus City Hall and Concert Hall. Witness cutting-edge art and architecture at Kunstal Aarhus and ARoS Art Museum, with its famous circular skywalk, Your rainbow panorama. Visit the interesting attractions of Aarhus at your own pace. The typical duration is 2 hours.

Aarhus: Self-Guided Mystery Tour in the Center of Aarhus

2. Aarhus: Self-Guided Mystery Tour in the Center of Aarhus

Unleash your inner mystery-solving potential on this self-guided tour through Aarhus. Solve tasks inspired by real events from World War II in Aarhus that lead you closer and closer to a solution. This tour is ideal for people interested in World War II. After collecting your mission files at Mor Anna in central Arhus, the mystery scavenger hunt game officially begins. All clues are in the envelope you picked up at the start of the tour. Walk around the city center and the port as members of the Danish resistance, carrying out a secret mission. The game ends when you solve the mystery and carried out your mission successfully.

Aarhus: Historic Highlights Self-Guided Audio Tour

3. Aarhus: Historic Highlights Self-Guided Audio Tour

Take in the history and charming neighborhoods of Aarhus, the crown jewel of Jutland and one of Lonely Planet’s top 10 European destinations in 2016. On this walking tour, I’ll introduce you to this ancient Viking settlement, once known as Aros, and show you how modern traffic signals demarcate where its boundaries once stood. I’ll also tell you about some of the changes it underwent as a result of the Reformation when, in the 1600s, the Danish Protestant army waged war with the Holy Roman Empire on German soil. Our tour starts outside the impressive DOKK1 public library in Aarhus’ waterfront area. From there, I’ll tell you what life would have been like in the area’s historical neighborhoods, where you’ll have an opportunity to visit the Viking Museum. You’ll stroll down the city’s most beautiful street, Millers Street, lined with quaint, colorful houses. Our tour ends outside the tea room in the lush botanical gardens next to Den Gamle By, the Old Town, where people don period costumes and still work historical jobs. Along with these heritage-rich sites, I’ll also show you some of my favorite spots including: • The eye-catching Fountain of Endless Connection water feature • Denmark’s longest basilica, the Aarhus Cathedral • The Latin Quarter, where you can find boutique stores and local hangouts • Aarhus’ first cathedral, the Church of our Lady, built in 1080 • Millers Park, where you can admire ARoS, the city’s internationally renowned art gallery Give yourself at least an hour to get the most out of this tour and learn why Aarhus is loved by the people who call it home. I’ll show you plenty of places along the way which you can explore further. Keep your cameras ready, and imagination primed, as I show you ancient sites and modern highlights.

Romantic adventure in Aarhus

4. Romantic adventure in Aarhus

Looking for a romantic tour in Denmark? Do you want to find a guided tour in Aarhus for you and your soulmate? Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark and the unofficial capital of Jutland, is considered the main attraction point for tourists. Indeed, the “City of Smiles,” as it is called, or the “City of Coffee Bars” has something to offer in all directions. Numerous tourists chose Aarhus because of its cognitive capabilities, as well as interesting and fascinating sights. Some travelers come here to see firsthand the famous complex of churches located one above the other and nicknamed “Russian nesting doll”. Aarhus attracts others with his tragic story and connection with the Vikings. Together with our guide, you will walk through one of the most romantic places and hear a lot of touching stories. Hurry up to plunge into a romantic adventure with us!

Aarhus: Self-Guided Mystery Tour

5. Aarhus: Self-Guided Mystery Tour

Unleash your inner mystery-solving potential on this self-guided tour through Aarhus. Solve tasks inspired by real events from 1934 in Aarhus that lead you closer and closer to a solution. This tour is ideal for people interested in the history of Aarhus. After collecting your mission files at Mor Anna in central Arhus, the mystery scavenger hunt game officially begins. All clues are in the envelope you picked up at the beginning of the tour. Walk around the city center and the port as a detective, trying to solve a murder. The game ends when you solve the mystery and point out the right culprit.

Aarhus: Guided Walking Tour

6. Aarhus: Guided Walking Tour

Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Aarhus can offer you one of the best art galleries in the world, check them out! You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Did you know why that Aarhus is the happiest city in the world? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Aarhus. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it! You will get to experience the following attractions: - ARoS Aarhus Art Museum - Women's Museum - Aarhus Cathedral - Viking Museum - Dokk1

Miracle Christmas tour in Aarhus

7. Miracle Christmas tour in Aarhus

Dreaming about to spend Christmas holidays in Denmark? What about to visit Aarhus with our local guide? This lovely Christmas town tempting Christmas offers , delicious Christmas food and amazing Christmas adventure. For tourists, a weighty argument to come to Aarhus in winter will be Christmas. The Danes love this holiday very much. Since December, it’s really very beautiful here. Christmas trees are installed in shopping centers, and on the central streets it is just impossible to push through – there are a lot of people with packages. Well, Christmas markets selling fried almonds and mulled wine are popular everywhere. Winter Aarhus is definitely worth attention.

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