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Enjoy a day in wonderful Aalborg

Photo: Kjetil Løite

Do you need a break? A day full og experiences for all your senses? Then come to Aalborg and experience the city. Visit the restaurants, experience the street art or be tempted by the exciting local shops.

A day full of experiences and relaxation

Penny Lane Café i Aalborg
Mette Johnsen

Brunch at Penny Lane Café

At Penny Lane Café you will find a café, patisserie, bakery and boutique. Bread and cakes are of course home-baked, just as jam and pesto are home-made - made with great love for the craft and good ingredients. So start the day with a delicious brunch at Penny Lane Café.

Go shopping

Is there anything like shopping in a big city? In Aalborg there is shopping for every taste and budget. Lots of small unique shops, popular brand shops, supermarkets, department stores and centres.

Salling Rooftop i Aalborg
Mette Johnsen

Enjoy the view of both the city and the fjord on the Salling ROOFTOP

In the middle of Aalborg you will find Salling ROOFTOP - a 1400 square meter rustic and urban city park at the top of Aalborg. At Salling ROOFTOP you will also find a Skywalk, which is a glass ramp more than 30 meters high, and you can stand and look down on the street below.

Mortens Kro
Mortens Kro

World-class open sandwiches at Mortens Kro

Mortens Kro is not just known for its world-class "smørrebrød"; the restaurant is also an experience for all your senses.

Tiger i Aalborg Zoo
Sussi Køber

Make new wild friends at Aalborg Zoo

On foot you will find Aalborg Zoo 15 minutes away from the city centre, which is why it is obvious to use the garden as a breather and a unique setting to experience the wild animals. Look forward to seeing the exciting new facility, where orangutans and otters enjoy each other's company.

Vestre Fjordpark
Enjoy Nordjylland

Jump into the water at Vestre Fjordpark

Just outside Aalborg city center you will find Vestre Fjordpark, which is Aalborg's fantastic answer to a large swimming and activity area.

Aalborg Street Food
Enjoy Nordjylland

Eat all around the world at Aalborg Street Food

At Aalborg Street Food there is 16 different kitchens, all of which deliver authentic food with inspiration from all over the world.

Palle Westergreen

Experience fantastic concerts, theater and much more in Aalborg

The city of Aalborg is the city where you always can find exciting events in the calendar - all year round. Whether you're into live music in the city streets, a big carnival, markets, experiences for children, street theater or something else entirely, you can experience it when you visit the city. Just look in the calendar!

A day with art and culture

Behag din smag

Drink a delicious coffee at Behag din Smag

Behag din Smag on Gabel's Torv is a coffee bar where there is strong focus on quality and craftsmanship. Here you can also enjoy a cup of warm Valhrona chocolate or a delicious eco tea.

Aalborg waterfront
Enjoy Nordjylland

Take a walk along the waterfront

Aalborg's waterfront is not just a open space in the middle of the city – it is a place with the possibility of walking along the fjord. It is also an area in constant change and development. This is where you really experience Aalborg's skyline and the city's change from a lively industrial city to an active cultural city.

Musikkens Hus i Aalborg
Mette Johnsen

Visit Musikkens Hus

Regardless of whether you like jazz, rock or classical music, then Musikkens Hus is the place to be. Located on Aalborg's waterfront with a wonderfull view of the Limfjord, you will find the musical meeting point of North Jutland in a striking and exciting building designed by the internationally recognized architectural firm Coop Himmelb(l)au.

Utzon Center i Aalborg
Mette Johnsen

Visit Utzon last masterpiece

Utzon Center is an experience both externally and internally. The centre, which was designed by the world-renowned architect Jørn Utzon together with his son Kim Utzon, was his last work, and the building stands today as a significant landmark in Aalborg. Inside, you can experience exciting exhibitions for both children and adults, which educates in architecture - and about Jørn Utzon.

Restaurant JØRN
Per Bille

Have lunch with a view of the Limfjord at Restaurant JØRN

At the modern restaurant Restaurant JØRN, located in the Utzon Center, you get a beautiful view of the Limfjord; and a delicious lunch prepared from fresh, local ingredients of the season.

Street art i Aalborg
Kim Mikael Jensen

Discover the outdoor gallery

With more than 75 street arts, Aalborg have a large and impressive outdoor gallery. Explore the many works with the digital guide "Aalborg Street Art Walk" in hand.

De syngende træer
Enjoy Nordjylland

Take a walk among the Singing Trees in Kildeparken

Visit Kildeparken at the Aalborg Kongres & Kultur Center, where well-known musicians - for example Sir Cliff Richard - have planted trees. A stand by each tree contains a small melody of the artist's best-known music.

See exciting exhibitions at Kunsten - Alvar Aalto's masterpiece

After a nice walk, it's time to visit Kunsten, which offers world-class modern art. The completely unique setting was created by the Finnish star architect Alvar Aalto in collaboration with his wife Elissa Aalto and the Danish architect Jean-Jaques Barúel. End the visit with a cup of coffee and a piece of delicious cake in Brasserie Kunsten.

Restaurant Fusion i Aalborg
Restaurant Fusion

Have an exceptional dinner at Restaurant Fusion

Located on Aalborg's waterfront, you will find Restaurant Fusion, which offers delicious menus. A restaurant that blends the best of Danish and international cuisine.


Cocktails at Struktur

End the day with a delicious cocktail - or perhaps several - at Struktur, which makes some of the city's very best espresso martinis in beautifull surroundings.