Things to do in Aalborg

Visit the ancient Viking graveyard in Aalborg

Aalborg, located in the north of Denmark, is a cultural hub and excellent metropolitan area for a holiday of learning and exposing yourself to new things. The city is filled with theatres, operas, museums, and a large well-known university. It’s no wonder people flock to Aalborg every summer to see the beautiful area and enjoy the vibrancy of the city.


Things to do in Aalborg

There is always plenty things to do in Aalborg and it’s hard to not love the city. It’s packed with places to explore and it’s also easy to navigate on foot or by bus.


Aalborg Zoo

Spend a day at the Aalborg Zoo and see wonderful animals and plants while sipping a cool drink under the sun.



Check out the latest in European fashion while shopping in the downtown malls and boutiques before getting a bite to eat at one of the great restaurants.



There are several museums which cover history, art, and other topics, so make sure to try to visit as many as possible before leaving. You won’t want to miss out on the stunning paintings and interesting documents that share the story of Aalborg.


The viking graveyard

Go to the ancient Viking graveyard and see the remnants of the Viking community that thrived until the Middle Ages.



After a day of sightseeing, play a relaxing round of golf on some of the sprawling grounds available in the city.


When to go to Aalborg

If you visit during the last week of May, you can experience the Aalborg Carnival which is the largest carnival in Northern Europe and is a great way to see the Danish people celebrate in the city streets. Because of the carnival, summer is the most popular time to visit plus it features excellent weather with temperatures averaging at 17 °C (65 °F).

Aalborg Facts

Population130 853
CurrencyDanish Krone
AirportAalborg, Denmark (AAL)

Aalborg average temperatures

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