Aahus cruise port is part of the busiest port in Denmark. It is located on the eastern peninsula of Jutland and it is its capital. Aarhus is Denmark’s second biggest city. It has 300,000 citizens.
Aarhus cruise port is a lovely port and combined with the fact that it is an university town, makes it great place for visit. It offers great restaurant, nightlife, nice hotels, stunning sights and possibilities for Silkeborg and Ebeltoft excursions. Interesting about the city is that there are 30 stands for bikes where 250 free of charge bikes can be taken by the tourists.
Aarhus cruise terminal
Aarhus cruise port is a port of call for Baltic and Scandinavian cruises. The busy season is from March to November. Aarhus cruise port is in the itineraries of P&O Cruises, Silversea and Holland America Line.
The terminal of Aarhus cruise port welcomes its guest with performances by the young musicians from Aarhus Pigegarde or Den Jyske Pigegarde. Usually, there is a folk show by local dancers.
In 2013, Aarhus cruise port was visited by 13 cruise ships. The terminal is located across the street from city down town. There is tourists information at VisitAarhus and original handcrafts from Denmark. If you want to arrange a day trip with proficient guide, you can visit the Guide Service – Service & Co. office. The last improvement of Aarhus cruise port quay was done in 2012.
Aarhus cruise port is located 3 hours from Copenhagen by bus. There are bus connections to Hamburg too. The closest airport is Tirstrup. It is 45 minutes from Aarhus cruise port by bus.
Aarhus tours, shore excursions, hotels
City Tours and Shore Excursions
- The Old Town: or Den Gamle By can be described as a museum at open air. It comprises 75 buidings with rich historical heritage. The belong to 20 different Danish towns and have been rebuilt in this village. Some of the houses date from the 15th century. The best time to visit Den Gamle By is at Christmas.
- Aarhus Cathedral: Århus Domkirke is the longest Danish cathedral. Its length is 93 m and has seats for 1,200 people. Originally, the Aarhus Cathedral dated from the 12th century by fire destroyed it in 1330. The current building dates from 1449 and has stunning decoration.
- The Natural History Museum: or the Naturhistorisk Museum. It houses collections of stuffed and preserved animals and hominid skeletons from all over the world.
- The Steno Museum: the Steno Museet is an unique place to visit if you are interested in medicine. You can discover the development of the medicine science or visit the garden where you can explore over 350 plants used as a medicine form.
- The Customs Chamber: the Toldkammeret is located near Aarhus’s old inner harbor. Its designer is Hack Kampmann and the building dates from the end of 19th century.
Hotels near Aarhus cruise port terminal
- First Hotel Atlantic
- Hotel Royal
- Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel
- Hotel Ritz
- Helnan Marselis Hotel
- Hotel La Tour
- Comwell Aarhus
- City Hotel Oasia
- Villa Provence
- Scandic Aarhus City
- Cabinn Aarhus
- Scandic Plaza Aarhus
- Ferdinand Hotel – Bar – Restaurant
- Hotel Faber
- Aarhus Guldsmeden
- Hostel City Sleep-In
- Scandic Aarhus Vest
- Danhostel Aarhus
- Hotel Aarhus City Apartments
- AB Centrum Bed without Breakfast
- Koldkærgård Konferencecenter
Port Aarhus cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Aarhus, Denmark. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
The Aarhus cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Aarhus, Denmark.
If you lose the Aarhus location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.