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Spend another day with (Aarh)us

We strongly recommend that you spend an extra day or two in Aarhus when you are here anyway. There are lots of things to do and see.

Our favorites include:

The ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS with Olafur Eliasson's Rainbow Panorama on top is definitely worth a visit if you take an interest in art. The museum's permanent exhibitions display art from the 19th century to the present, and there are always interesting current exhibitions. We offer a free voucher for ARoS - you can order it when registrering for the NorPEN 2019 meeting or the pre-course.

Moesgaard Museum

Why not spend some time exploring the museum where the NorPEN 2019 meeting is held? In the museum's prehistory exhibition, you can meet the Grauballe man - the world's best preserved bog man from the Iron Age - and learn more about people from the Stone, the Iron, the Bronze and the Viking Ages in a modern, interactive way. Perhaps you can fit in a visit after the meeting ends on Friday afternoon. Please notice that entrance is not included with the meeting registration fee.

Salling Rooftop

Get a fantastic view of the city from the rooftop at the Salling department store. It is free - except for the hot chocolate you may buy to keep you warm.


Aarhus is a great place for shopping and has a wide variety of shops from department stores and fashion chains to unique little shops in the old Latin Quarter.

Go for a stroll or a run

Take advantage of the beautiful surroundings and go for a stroll or a run along the waterfront, in the parks or in the nearby forests, e.g., the Marselisborg forest surrounding the Queen's summer castle, Marselisborg.

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