Children's Entertainment Tour in Aarhus, Aarhus (Self Guided)

Aarhus has much to offer in children’s entertainment. Children can learn more about art and explore their own artistic abilities, get exercise, play games, see animals, get lost in Aarhus’ popular amusement park, enjoy delicious Danish ice cream and much more. Discover all the family fun the city has to offer in the following tour.
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Children's Entertainment Tour in Aarhus Map

Guide Name: Children's Entertainment Tour in Aarhus
Guide Location: Denmark » Aarhus (See other walking tours in Aarhus)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Author: rose
ARoS Junior

1) ARoS Junior

ARoS Junior is located on the third floor of ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum. It is a place where children 16 and under can explore their creativity and artistic skills. There are two rooms, the Junior Workshop and the Junior Gallery.

Operation hours: Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm; Wednesday: 10 am - 10 pm
Outdoor Skating Rink

2) Outdoor Skating Rink

The Outdoor Skating Rink is located between the Concert Hall (Musikhuseet) and City Hall. Admission is free and, if needed, skates can be rented. It is daily at 10:00 am, from November till March.
DGI House

3) DGI House

The DGI House, opened in 2003, is a great place to exercise. Gymnastics, climbing and many other fitness activities are offered here. It also contains meeting rooms and a café with healthy menu choices. Its variety of services and modern facilities attract many patrons.
Legepladsen Skolemarken

4) Legepladsen Skolemarken

Legepladsen Skolemarken is a popular children’s playground and an ideal place for your kids to have fun that is open every day. The playground’s staff provide various educational activities for children. It features a petting zoo with rabbits, goats and horses, as well as activities such as tennis.
Tivoli Friheden

5) Tivoli Friheden (must see)

Tivoli Friheden is one of the best places to take your children in Aarhus. It is a popular amusement park with over forty attractions for all ages, including such fun rides as the Cobra, the Pegasus and the Red Baron. A 90 km/h jump from the 50 meter Sky Tower is a great experience if you dare. Visited by more than 365.000 visitors in 2009, the park houses also a water section (Tivoli VanDvittig), a Chinese Pagoda, and an African themed part.
Sight description based on wikipedia

6) Ishuset

Ishuset, located in Marselisborg Port, offers a wide variety of ice cream. The combination of its delicious frozen treats and spectacular view of Aarhus Harbor makes it a must-see spot. It features 68 types of ice cream, including amarena, bambina, caramel and more. Ishuset opens every year at Easter and closes in winter.

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.
Places of Worship Tour in Aarhus

Places of Worship Tour in Aarhus

Aarhus churches provide a good insight into Denmark’s cultural and religious heritage. This tour reveals Danish churches of various architectural styles, all charming in their own way. The two major historical churches in Aarhus are Aarhus Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the magnificent churches Aarhus has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.9 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
Art Galleries Walk in Aarhus

Art Galleries Walk in Aarhus

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 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
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
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

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.