Experience Aarhus

A paradise for children and creative souls.

Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, is a vibrant, modern city, rich in history, culture, and unique architecture. As a guest at Hotel Royal, you are in the heart of it all, ready to explore the many facets of the city.

We have gathered a selection of the best options so you can combine your stay with unforgettable experiences.

Right nearby

Gedulgt - cocktailbar

It may feel a bit underground when you enter a backyard at Fredensgade 41 and open the door to a bicycle shed. But behind the discreet facade lies an exclusive cocktail bar where it is an experience not only to enjoy extravagant cocktails but also to see how they are created and presented with showmanship.

Badeanstalten Spanien

Badeanstalten Spanien is a modern swimming pool with the opportunity to enjoy a spa, steam room, and sauna – right in the middle of Aarhus. You will find Badeanstalten just a 10-minute walk from Hotel Royal.

Aarhus Theatre

At Aarhus Theatre, with a permanent ensemble of 12-15 actors, you can experience classical drama, musical performances, experimental stage productions, children’s theatre, and newly written plays. Just a 2-minute walk from Hotel Royal.

Aarhus Cathedral

Aarhus Cathedral is a must-see for history enthusiasts and architecture lovers, offering a glimpse into the city’s past and a sense of tranquility amidst the bustling surroundings. The cathedral is located right next to Hotel Royal.


Latinerkvarteret in Aarhus is a charming and lively district that exudes a historic atmosphere and cultural flair. With its cobblestone streets, colorful houses, and cozy cafes, it is a popular destination for both locals and visitors alike. You will find latinerkvarteret right behind the hotel.

Den Gamle By

Den Gamle By in Aarhus is a unique time capsule that transports visitors back in time. This open-air museum is filled with well-preserved historical buildings that recreate life and atmosphere from different periods of Denmark’s history.

Restaurant recommendations

Taste of Aarhus

Here are our recommendations for restaurants in Aarhus:

There is an abundance of great restaurants throughout Aarhus, catering to different levels and offering diverse experiences. You can simply take a walk along the river and explore the menus and atmospheres of the restaurants to find the experience that suits your preferences.

Michelin-starred restaurants in Aarhus

  • Frederikshøj
  • Domestic
Bib Gourmand Aarhus
  • Restaurant Hærværk
  • Restaurant Pondus (ved åen)
We also recommend these wonderful restaurants in Aarhus:
  • Restaurant ET
  • Restaurant Mefisto
  • L’estragon
  • Madklubben
  • Restaurant MØF
  • Restaurant Mellemrum (på Fredens Torv)
  • Karma Sushi
  • Olinico
  • Café Piccolina

Aarhus is brimming with experiences.