Aarhus - capital of Western Denmark; from vikings to the top of the rainbow - 3 hours walking tour
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Aarhus - capital of Western Denmark; from vikings to the top of the rainbow - 3 hours walking tour

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3 hours Private tour - from Viking Age via Medieval Open Air Museum to Modern Art.

Last year, the corona-lockdown, resulted in me travelling around the country to do research at all the important viking sites in Denmark. Aarhus was founded in the viking age and holds a great, and very small, on-site exhibition from the viking age.

From there we walk up through history by visiting the impressive Cathedral of Aarhus; the longest and tallest church in Denmark. Its construction began in the year 1190.
Further up in history we enjoy a visit to the most extensive Open Air Museum in Denmark; Den Gamle By; like a town in the town. The Museum holds houses and exhibitions from the 1700-1800'ds, from early 1900 and from 1974!!

Yes, you read the year correctly; my childhood is now history. In the main season activities from days passed by, taking place here.
At the end of our historic line we walk up the stairs and take a walk in the famous Olafur Eliasson installation: "Your rainbow panorama" with a beautiful view over the town, This is at ARoS Art Museum; one of the largest art museums in Europe


Interior visits to:
The cathedral of Aarhus. (can be closed due to activities in church).
The Viking museum. (Not in weekends)
The art museum.
Den Gamle By. Here we can also come inside many of the houses.
Guided walking tour in the old part of Aarhus town.


Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 3 hours


Walking tour, total tour length about 2½ miles over 3 hrs. We use shuttle bus and public bus.


  • Guiding Services
  • Public Transportation Tickets

Other: Use of public transport from Bus Station to Den Gamle By.
Fee in cathedral for guiding a group inside. Should the cathedral be closed, you'll get a refund of the amount (35 usd)


75 Danish Kroner - Coffee/cake or snack


  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance fees at Aros Art museum Den Gamle By and The Viking Museum. A total per person of app. 55 euro person ( for group from 3 persons to 10 persons). Group more than 10 persons please contact us by email: sales@mbs87.com. Children up to 17 are free.


- Due to licence and insurance issues I cannot act as driver. I arrange transport and use public transport or taxis for tours.
- I do not guide in Sweden.
- My northernmost servicing point in Jutland is Aalborg, I do not take tours to Skagen.

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