Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Aarhus

Take a holiday to Aarhus and enjoy the area's museums, entertainment and theatre scene. This romantic city is known for its shopping, monuments and cathedral. Den Gamle By, ARoS and Moesgard Museum of Prehistory are a few of the top cultural sights. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Aarhus

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Aarhus a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tivoli Friheden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Odder Golf Club (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Samso Labyrinth (20.2 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Silkeborg Golf Club (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Randers Tropical Zoo (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Skandinavisk Dyrepark (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Aarhus

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Aarhus. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aarhus Botanical Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Himmelbjerget (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Ebeltoft Beach (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Norrestrand (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Husodde Strand (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Asvig Strand (28 mi / 45 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Aarhus

The nearest airport is in Aarhus (AAR), located 20.5 mi (33 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Aarhus Central Station, AARHUS HAVN and Aarhus Kongsvang Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Aarhus?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 560 holiday rentals near Aarhus. From 519 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aarhus for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Aarhus?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aarhus:

  • Ajstrup Strand: 23 holiday homes
  • Øer Strand: 181 holiday homes
  • Saksild Strand: 42 holiday homes
  • Lyngsbæk Strand: 119 holiday homes
  • Egsmark Strand: 156 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Aarhus?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Aarhus. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Moesgard Museum of Prehistory: 820 holiday rentals
  • Aarhus Tranbjerg Station: 425 holiday rentals
  • Aarhus Logten Station: 1,230 holiday rentals
  • Marselisborg Palace: 877 holiday rentals
  • NRGi Park: 876 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aarhus listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Aarhus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 519 Houses in Aarhus. Our other popular types of Aarhus holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Aarhus?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 76 holiday homes with pool available in Aarhus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.