The port of Aarhus welcomes its visitors at a cruise pier close to the city. When the guests leave the cruise vessel, the view of the old cathedral tower quickly emerges. The cathedral forms the entrance to the Latin Quarter, a historic area dating back to the 13th century - possibly earlier.
Aarhus is Denmark's second largest city, but the largest in the mainland of Jutland. The city is characterized by a large range of cultural activities and events and many educational institutions. Visitors will also find several specialty stores with Danish design, department stores and Danish food stores, offering specialties that can be tasted over the counter. In addition, the city has a large selection of restaurants serving Danish and Nordic gourmet food.
Port of Aarhus is Denmark's largest commercial port. The port is under rapid development and plans to expand large port areas to the south.