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You're Going to Love Aarhus

Visit the country consistently rated as one of the happiest populations in the world. Aarhus is Denmark's second largest city, attracting many visitors all year round due to its impressive museums, welcoming locals, delicious hearty food and gorgeous countryside.

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When to Visit Aarhus

The best time to visit the city is in the Fall, when the colors are in bloom, the warm Danish food sits heavier in your belly and you can experience the most Danish concept of 'hygge' or 'cozy contentment'.

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How to Get to Aarhus

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Where to Stay in Aarhus

The traditional thatched roof of the Marselis Hotel is located right on the waterfront. Daily rates start at 1,200DKK.

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How to Get Around Aarhus

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Shopping Streets

Strøget in the city center is a pedestrian high street with clothes stores and cafes selling wares from big brand names.

Groceries and Other

Fakta and Lidl are two of the most common Danish grocery stores selling domestic and limited quantities of imported goods. A dozen eggs costs 20DKK.

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Where to Eat in Aarhus

Raadhuus Kafeen serves traditional Danish food, including the famous Scandinavian smørrebrød. Set meal menus cost between 200-300DKK.