Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in East Jutland

    Aarhus, the City of Smiles, is known for its art and architecture, plus great cycling and walking routes.
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    Welcome to East Jutland with New Experiences Everywhere. 
    East Jutland offers exciting experiences for all including islands, forests, city life, art, amusement parks and much more.

    Animal Parks and Summerland
    East Jutland is ideal for the young and the young at heart with plenty of adventure parks close to each other. Check out LEGOLAND, Randers Rainforest, Djurs Sommerland, AQUA in Silkeborg or the Kattegat Centre in Grenå with real sharks. How about Scandinavian Animal Park and Ree Park in Djursland, or Givskud Lion Park? When you stay at Danhostel Givskud Zoo, you are close to the animals, and you will be awakened by the sounds of lions and wolves.
    National Park Mols Bjerge
    Enjoy tranquillity, stunning scenery, hills, nature and wildlife at National Park Mols Bjerge in Djursland which stretches to south Djursland. Stay at Danhostel Ebeltoft in the middle of the National Park which offers unique views. The town of Ebeltoft, with lovely streets and speciality shops, is also worth a visit.
    More Djursland
    Djursland offers great experiences further north. Visit scenic Nordstrand (beach) by Gjerrild, which is close to Danhostel Gjerrild. Stop at the Kattegat Centre in Grenå or Djurs Sommerland. Randers Rainforest is also an exciting location as you move deeper into the Danish countryside.
    Cafes and Culture in Aarhus
    For café and cultural enthusiasts, spend the day in Aarhus, The European Capital of Culture 2017. Spend time at the internationally recognised ARoS Art Museum, then discuss and dissect the many impressions over coffee at the restaurant promenade by the Aarhus River and Main Square. After a long but exciting day, relax at Danhostel Aarhus located in the area of Risskov near the beach, Den Permanente and Danhostel Aarhus City which lies in the centre of Aarhus.
    If you stay at Danhostel Horsens, visit Denmark’s most sustainable island. Take the ferry, Princess Isabella, from the small town of Hou in Jutland to the inlet, Sælvig on Samsø. The trip takes only 60 minutes. Known as the Energy Island, Samsø offers unique nature experiences, history, gourmet cuisine, beautiful playgrounds, beautiful villages and exciting golf courses.
    The Jelling Monuments
    The Jelling Monuments, located only 9 km from Danhostel Vejle, is one of Denmark’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Learn more about the Vikings and how the Danes were converted to Christianity when you get free access to the Jelling Experience Centre. From the roof terrace, enjoy views of the giant palisade, ship and the houses of King Harald Bluetooth's in the landscape. The cycle route from the Monuments to Danhostel Vejle is near beautiful Fårup Lake.
    Søhøjlandet (The Lake Highlands or Lake District of Denmark) with rolling streams, clear lakes, deep forests and enticing hills is a gem in East Jutland. The area, thought to have been formed during the Ice Age, has several secret places and fantastic surroundings. Experience various activities such as horseback riding, hiking, biking, golf, tennis, a waterslide, sauna and much more. Go shopping, taste amazing cuisine and experience cultural offerings in Silkeborg. Whether your trip includes cultural experiences, nature or a boat trip, Søhøjlandet awaits your visit. Danhostel Silkeborg and Danhostel Skanderborg are located right on the lake, so you have opportunities to enjoy nearby Søhøjlandet.