Aarhus welcomes cruise visitors in new and spectacular surroundings. Port of Aarhus has moved the cruise quay closer to the centre of the city and has purchased an architect-designed tent for the reception area on the quay.
See the full information about the new Cruise Terminal HERE
Cruise vessels at the port this year and next year
Statistics for cruise vessels 2008-2012
Cruise vessels expected to call Aarhus in 2013 Pt. 13 vessels have annonced their call.
Port of Aarhus is able to accommodate cruise vessels at the new cruise quay 129/131 - alternative quays are in the Eastern Harbour with water depth up to 13.5 m. No max LOA. The quay 129/131 is less than 10 minutes' walk from the city centre.
In cooperation with the tourist organisation VisitAarhus one day trips are arranged for the cruise passengers. On arrival the passengers are welcomed by i.e. young musicians from Den Jyske Pigegarde or the Aarhus Pigegarde. Also folk dancers will show traditional Danish folk dance.
Tourist information on the quay
One day trips by coach are arranged for cruise passengers for instance to:
Den gamle By - The Old Town
In the relaxed and charming atmosphere of the Old Town open-air museum you can gain an impression of town life in Denmark from the 16th century to the beginning of the 20th century.
The Aarhus Stone
The changing of the Guard
The Church of Our Lady
The Frigate Jutland
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark with almost 300,000 inhabitants and with a variety of activities notably in the fields of trade and industry, education and culture.
Further information about the city Aarhus on: www.aarhus.dk Port of Aarhus is a member of Cruise Europe, which is an organization committed to promoting Europe as a world-class cruise destination. Cruise Europe today has a membership of more than 70 ports, ranging from Lisbon in the south to Hammerfest in the North. See Cruise Europe's website
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