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

Islands, forests, city life, art, amusement parks and much more. East Jutland offers exciting experiences for all.
 

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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 so close to the animals you will be awakened by the sounds of lions and wolves.
 
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National Park Mols Bjerge For tranquillity amid stunning scenery, National Park Mols Bjerge in Djursland with its rolling hills, unique nature and wildlife is a must-see. Stay at Danhostel Ebeltoft in the middle of the National Park which offers unique views. The National Park extends all the way to south Djursland where you will experience even more splendid Danish nature. The town of Ebeltoft, with lovely streets and specialty shops is also worth a visit.
 
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More Djursland Further north, Djursland offers great experiences. 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.
 
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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 recognized 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.
 
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Samsø 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.
 
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The Jelling Monuments The Jelling Monuments are one of Denmark’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Jelling Experience Centre offers free access, relates tales of the Vikings and explains how the Danes were converted to Christianity. Get a fantastic view of the monuments from the roof terrace. In 2013, the giant palisade, the ship saddle and the houses of King Harald Bluetooth's time were highlighted on the landscape. The Jelling Monuments are only 9 km from Danhostel Vejle by bicycle. Your journey will take you past beautiful Fårup Lake.
 
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Søhøjlandet Søhøjlandet (The Lake Highlands), is a gem in East Jutland with rolling streams, clear lakes, deep forests and enticing hills. There are various activities you can experience such as horseback riding, hiking, biking, golf, tennis, a waterslide, sauna and much more. There are many secret places and fantastic surroundings in this area, which is thought to have been formed during the Ice Age. Go shopping, taste amazing cuisine and experience cultural offerings in nearby Silkeborg, the area known as the Lake District of Denmark. Whether the 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.