Aarhus situated on the eastern coast of Denmark, is one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia. It was founded by Vikings in the 8th century, Yet it's also Denmark's youngest city by population due to the large number of students living in the city, an intoxicating blend of history and youthful vibrancy.

Aarhus - Denmark's youthful old city

The city has a reputation as a centre for arts and culture. The city houses one of the few museums dedicated to women, The Womens Museum chronicles the history of the changing lives of women over the last 200 years. Tivoli Friheden is a amusement park for kids.

You can buy a 24 or 48 hour Aarhus Card which entitles holders to free admission to 20 museums and attractions, discounts at other attractions and travel on the city and regional buses.

I was thinking of visiting Denmark when we flew to Lubeck in northern Germany and Aarhus was one of places I'd been recommended to visit. However we decided to stay in Germany. Have you visited Aarhus?