Lake District in the Aarhus area

Lake District

Open your eyes and you will discover that this is perhaps the most attractive landscape you have ever seen.

Whether on board the old paddle steamer, paddling a canoe, or sailing a solar-driven boat you can take it all in, gliding down the calm waterways in Denmark's Lake District. And you may chance a glimpse of the beautiful little kingfisher…

The many welcoming villages and charming towns are scattered throughout the Lake District – as are the old inns serving delicious local food. If you suddenly find yourself alone, here’s a tip: your friends have probably gone fishing, hiking or mountain-biking. The Lake District is Denmark's outdoor destination number one.

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The Aarhus area

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Himmelbjerget

Himmelbjerget

Despite the fact that Himmelbjerget rises 147 metres above sea level, the geologists claim that Himmelbjerget is a 'false' hill.