DATE: 9 September, Saturday: Aarhus Pedestrian Zone; START: 11.00am ; MEETING POINT: at the bottom of Dokk1 steps (Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C); LENGTH: 2 hrs; LANGUAGE: English; PRICE: 80kr; GUIDE: Walter
DESCRIPTION: The tour takes advantage of the area in the very centre of Aarhus which is traffic-free and friendly for pedestrians. Come and explore the sights on the route, like the Aarhus Cathedral, whose treasures you can see with the guide. Also - listen to the stories about the urban project turning a boring street into a river boulevard. During the walk you’ll feel the urban, yet relaxed atmosphere of the City of Smiles with its narrow streets of the Latin Quarter, cosy cafés and boutiques, and the main shopping street.
DATE: 10 September, Sunday; START: 11am; TOUR: THE CITY OF SMILES - from the Vikings to the European Capital of Culture 2017; MEETING POINT: bottom of Dokk1 steps (Hack Kampmanns Pl. 2, Aarhus C); LENGTH: 2h; LANGUAGE: English; PRICE: 80 kr; GUIDE: Leif
DESCRIPTION: The walk focuses on over 1200 long history of Aarhus. Exploring the most popular Aarhus sights, we will explore the traces of the Vikings here and the people who took over and led us to the great event this year - the European Capital of Culture 2017. It will be a journey in different times, we will see how fast the town was growing in its golden age and which visionary people had a great influence on its development. This year Aarhus is the European Capital of Culture, so we will also focus on cultural events in 2017.