As Denmark’s “second city,” Aarhus is emerging from Copenhagen’s shadow. Find out the best things to do in this Danish city on the rise with travelers.
As Denmark’s “second city,” Aarhus is used to Copenhagen grabbing all the attention. But over the past few years, Aarhus has emerged from the capital’s shadow, garnering a reputation mong travelers as an exciting alternative for a Danish city break.Aarhus, the country’s second-largest city, is located on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula, about 115 miles northwest of the capital, Copenhagen. With its mix of world-class cuisine, impressive art galleries, attractive architecture and laid-back atmosphere, Aarhus is coming into its own.