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

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Tour Number

Activity Level

41054


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Den Gamle By is a great place for the children with the old houses; especially during the main season, when volunteers inhabit the houses in the town. Also the art museum gives good experiences to children.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Danish (fluent), English (advanced), German (conversational), Norwegian (conversational), Swedish (conversational)

Private tour - from viking age via medieval open air museum to modern art.


Walk down the steps through the centuries and see the small viking exhibition telling the story of viking age Aarhus.
Walk through the beatiful Den Gamle By; a unique Danish open air museum; like a medieval village in the town; houses and activities from the old days.
Walk into the medieval days in the impressive Cathedral of Aarhus; the longest and tallest church in Denmark, and one of the oldest redbrick buildings in Jutland. Its construction began in the year 1190.
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.
Walk pass medieval houses and along the river at this walking trip in the centre of Aarhus.
Aarhus is cultural capital of the European Union in 2017 and therefore it's a great year to visit Aarhus.

Itinerary

Interior visits to:
The cathedral of Aarhus. (can be closed due to activities in church).
The viking museum. (Not in weekends)
The art museum. (closed on Mondays - on Mondays in stead will be added time in the inner town to see and experience more there. )
Den Gamle By.
Guided walking tour in the old part of Aarhus town.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I'll meet you at the welcoming area for the cruiseships just next to the tourist office stall Visit aarhus.
Or a starting point anywhere in the inner town.

End location: At the welcoming area or in town as agreed.

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

Walking tour, total tour length about 2½ miles over 6 hrs. We use shuttle bus and public bus.

What’s Included

My services as your private guide for the duration of the tour. Use of public transport from Bus Station to Den Gamle By.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

75 Danish Kroner - Coffee/cake or snack

What’s Extra

Entrance fees at Aros Art museum and Den Gamle By. Up to 40 $ pr. person.(Den Gamle By: 20, Aros: 17). Children up to 17 are free.
Entrance fee to Den Gamle By are lower outside the main season.

There is a fee for guiding inside the cathedral. Therefore two options; I can give you an introduction outside and a miniguide to take into the church or you can choose to have me guiding you inside the church; the church charges 200 dkk (app. 35 USD) for the group for that.

Restrictions

- Due to licence and insurance issues I cannot act as driver/guide. 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.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful time with Poul! He was fantastic! We had great communication prior to our private tour knowing where and when to meet him. He was also very knowledgeable and personable. He went out of his way to assist our dear friend who is elderly and in a wheelchair. We were able to see all the places we wanted to plus some extras based on Poul's recommendations including our lunch spot. We would definitely recommend him and would use him again. Thanks again for the wonderful tour we enjoyed!
Traci Gray

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