Experiences in Aalborg 2024

There is a multitude of experiences in Aalborg.

On this page, we have made a list of classics, self-guided city walks and the more unknown, hidden experiences that you might not have known existed in the Paris of the Nordics.

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Main attraction for children

Take a trip to Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo is one of Denmark's most visited attractions, and the zoo close to the city is a classic and a sure hit with families with children, we can not miss.

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The legacy of one of Denmark's greatest architects

Utzon Center

The Utzon Center in Aalborg is an impressive and unique building named after the famous Danish architect Jørn Utzon. The center functions as a museum and cultural center that aims to convey Utzon's heritage and showcase contemporary trends in art, architecture and design.

There are both exciting activities for young and old – and Restaurant JØRN is also an experience!

Large experience center in Aalborg

Visit Springeren

Springeren in Aalborg is an experience center of 15,000 square meters packed with experiences. Here you can go down in a submarine, sail in a sailing simulator, visit Aalborg Mini City and dive into several exhibitions with history.

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Self-guided city tour

Discover Aalborg's wall paintings with your phone

Aalborg is the city in Denmark that has the most street art works measured in terms of number of inhabitants.

We have created a digitally guided tour that you can take with your mobile…

Guided city tour with your phone

Aalborg During the Occupation

Follow in the footsteps of the Churchill group and get stories about the resistance movement, the Gestapo and historical hotspots from World War II.

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Unique place

Take a walk in Fjordbyen

It started as sheds where the fishermen could spend the night and have their boats in the 1930s, but today Fjordbyen is an allotment with some very desirable houses.

Take a walk in the colorful streets and meet the locals for a hand bath at Kulturen, Fjordbyen's bodega and cultural center.

It is also possible to book a tour.

The island in the Limfjord

Walk around Egholm

Egholm is a beautiful island just a few minutes by boat from Aalborg Vestby. On the island, there are 4 hiking routes of varying length, places to eat, road stalls along the way and, of course, beautiful nature. Use our map and get descriptions of experiences along the way.

Wonderful hike

Go to the End of the World

Lindholm Fjordpark in Nørresundby is a beautiful and slightly overlooked oasis. Here you will find grazing sheep, beautiful paths, a shelter and above all what locals have christened “The End of the World”, a beautiful vantage point in the corner of Fjordparken.

We can highly recommend a trip and maybe even an overnight stay in the shelter.

Free | Children's favorite

Visit Pil Tusindtunge on Egholm

Pil Tusindtunge moved to Egholm during the Great Troll Festival in 2020, and she is still sitting there. A perfect excursion destination for a trip to scenic Egholm.

Walk on Solsiden

Kløverstierne in Nørresundby

Just on the other side of the bridge you will find Kløverstierne in Nørresundby. The clover paths are a nationwide concept, where 4 paths of varying length each form a leaf in the clover.

In Nørresundby, the routes are between 2.5 and 10 km and take you around Nørresundby and the city's history.

Free attraction

Visit Vestre Fjordpark

One of the new places in the city that is a sure hit in the summer is Aalborg Fjordpark. Here is free access all year round and plenty of life. It is especially popular in the summer, when the body needs to cool down with a dip and an ice cream.

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Free attraction

Visit The Singing Trees in Kildeparken

Kildeparken is a beautiful and green little oasis a stone's throw from the city center. It is an obvious place to have a packed lunch and otherwise just sit and watch the life that passes.

However, Kildeparken is also home to a curious experience, namely The Singing Trees, which is an art installation made by Aalborg Congress and Culture Center. Over the years, AKKC has been visited by a host of the performing arts' biggest stars, and many of them have planted a tree in Kildeparken. Next to each tree, you can press a button and listen to a bit of the artist's music. A cozy experience, especially with children.

People watching

Take a walk on the Aalborg Waterfront

At Aalborg Havnefront, something always happens. All year round there are exercising people, but in the summer the waterfront gets a fantastic life with events, people who hang out with brought food and enjoy the view.

It is also a walk on the waterfront that can give you insight into the city's transformation from coal to cultural city, because here are many relics from that time.

Museum of Modern Art


Designed by the world-famous Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, assisted by Elissa Aalto and Jean-Jacques Baruël, the Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg was completed in 1972, and is an attraction in itself. The museum is built of striking white marble, a style that continues inside with stunning marble floors and copper lamps, also designed by Aalto.

Come and explore the only museum building outside of Finland designed by Aalto, filled with over 4000 works plus temporary and permanent exhibitions.

Great experience for children

Nymarksminde Farmpark

Just outside Aalborg, you will find Nymarksminde Farmpark, an experience for families with children, with lots of stuffed animals, activities and the possibility of a B&B farm holiday!

Dice 'n Drinks

Coffee and board game evening

Hidden in Sankelmarksgade, a side street to the Boulevard, is the board game café Dice 'n Drinks. In addition to being a cozy café, they have over 700 board games(!) and staff who can quickly help you get started with new games.

In addition, we can add that, second only to Behag Din Smag, they make probably the best barista coffee in town! There are simply coffee connoisseurs who go to Sankelmarksgade to get their coffee.

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