Art Galleries Walk in Aarhus, Aarhus (Self Guided)

There are many great art galleries in Aarhus. Its galleries offer solo exhibitions, themed exhibitions, joint exhibitions, featuring the works of beginning and professional artists, Danish and international artists. Discover Aarhus' best art galleries in the following tour.
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Art Galleries Walk in Aarhus Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries Walk in Aarhus
Guide Location: Denmark » Aarhus (See other walking tours in Aarhus)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Author: rose
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Galleri Profilen

1) Galleri Profilen

Galleri Profilen, established in 1986, is located in the first building designed by the famous Danish architect C.F. Møller. It focuses on works of the 20th century art. Besides its exhibitions, it is also involved in decorative assignments, publishing and art appraisals.

Operation hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 1 pm
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Galleri Gallo

2) Galleri Gallo

Galleri Gallo, located on Norre Alle, is dedicated to the work of mentally ill artists, usually referred to as Naive or Outsider art. The gallery also displays other works of contemporary artists.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 2 pm - 5 pm
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Gavlhuset Keramik

3) Gavlhuset Keramik

Gavlhuset Keramik, located on Mollestien, a charming old cobblestone street in Aarhus, is owned by Lissa Ladefoged. She is famous both as a singer and as a potter. The gallery building dates back to 1690 and is the oldest structure on the street. The pottery on display is made according to Danish traditions.

Operation hours: Thursday - Friday: 12 pm - 5 pm; Saturday: 11 am - 1 pm
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Aarhus Kunstbygning

4) Aarhus Kunstbygning (must see)

Aarhus Kunstbygning or the Aarhus Art Building is an art museum. It has 1000 square meters of exhibition halls making it one of Denmark’s largest and significant venues for contemporary art. On display are solo exhibitions, thematic exhibitions, special exhibitions for the youth and dialogue exhibitions between Danish and foreign artists covering all fields of artwork from painting and sculpture to photography, film and video.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm; Wednesday: 10 am - 9 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 12 am - 5 pm

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GalleriV58

5) GalleriV58

GalleriV58, opened in 2007 in a magnificent building on Vestergade, a street known for its cultural life for many years. It specializes in contemporary art, featuring the works of about 30 artists, both local and international.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 11 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm
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Charlotte Fogh Contemporary

6) Charlotte Fogh Contemporary

Charlotte Fogh Contemporary specializes in contemporary Danish and international art. It was founded in 2006 by Charlotte Fogh, an art historian. The gallery displays various types of work, ranging from street art to paintings. It also offers opportunities for young artists to feature their work.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12 pm - 5 pm; Saturday: 12 pm - 4 pm

Walking Tours in Aarhus, Denmark

Create Your Own Walk in Aarhus

Create Your Own Walk in Aarhus

Creating your own self-guided walk in Aarhus is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Aarhus Nightlife Walk

Aarhus Nightlife Walk

Aarhus has one of the best nightlife scenes in western Denmark. There are plenty of bars, cafes and nightclubs where you can spend time dancing, listening to great music, having delicious food and drinks, watch a movie and much more. Check out the following tour to have a great night out in Aarhus.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Museums Walk in Aarhus

Museums Walk in Aarhus

Aarhus is a great place to visit museums, home to a variety of large ones, including Den Gamle By, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum and more. You can discover a lot about the history and culture of Denmark. Don’t hesitate to spend time visiting Aarhus’ wonderful museums.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Southern Aarhus Tour

Southern Aarhus Tour

Southern Aarhus offers great opportunities for sightseeing. You can see the summer residence of the Danish Royal family, the magnificent Marselisborg Palace, the charming Memorial Park and many other attractions. Discover the beautiful sites of southern Aarhus in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 km
Architectural Heritage Tour in Aarhus

Architectural Heritage Tour in Aarhus

Aarhus offers a variety of eye-catching historical and modern architecture, including numerous buildings designed by famous Danish architect Hack Kampmann. Don’t hesitate to spend a few hours discovering the beautiful architecture Aarhus has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Situated on the east coast of the Danish Jutland peninsula, the ancient city of Aarhus is a true open-air museum displaying a rich collection of centuries-old timbered buildings and contemporary structures. The historic Sankt Clemens Bridge, the Aarhus Cathedral with its medieval frescoes, the Aarhus Botanical Gardens, and of course the beautiful Agnete and the Merman fountain are just a few local...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Cultural Tour in Aarhus

Cultural Tour in Aarhus

This tour will guide you to Aarhus’ most significant cultural sites. The numerous performance venues, museums and theaters reveal the city’s vibrant cultural life. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the great attractions in the following tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Aarhus for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Aarhus has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Aarhus, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.