In Randers all sights lie close to one another so that you can leave your car in the parking garage at the harbour and discover Randers on foot. Leave Randers Havn and follow the Star Route around town. The Star Route is almost 3 km and shows the way to great stories and exciting places around town. The large stars turn your attention to something special, whereas the smaller stars guide you on the right path. In the leaflet “Stjerneruten i Randers” you will find descriptions and explanations on the Route. Take a lunch break at Niels Ebbesens Spisehus for example, which is the setting for the stories about Niels Ebbesen who killed the crazy Count in the year 1340 on that very spot.
The nature around Randers allows visitors to experience both historic and serene hiking tours – here you can lose yourself in your thoughts during an early morning hike. At sunrise in the game reserve Sødring Vildtreservat, which is located at the place where the fjord flows into the Kattegat, you can watch the seals play, or observe the rich bird life in Randers Fjord waking up. These are moments which last, and you forget the world around you. A quiet hike in the footsteps of the Pilot – a 32 km-long tour along Randers Fjord may continue along the bargeman’s path all the way to Silkeborg, making the hiking tour a further 71 km long. Spend a relaxing night on a camping site, an inn or a hotel.
Visit Kyst- og Fjordcentret where playing and learning are central to its vision. At the Fjord- og Kystcenter you can borrow waders and explore the life in the water, borrow a canoe, bake pancakes on an open fire and shake hands with a crab. Kyst- og Fjordcentret offers fun and exiting experiences for the entire family! Additionally Kyst- og Fjordcentret offers meeting and team building facilities in a new and different context. Randers Fjord is one of the unique natural areas in Denmark. The Fjord is considered to be the Gudenå's estuary delta, where fresh water from the longest river in Denmark meets salt water from Kattegat.
At GAIA Museum Outsider Art you can experience art created by artists outside the traditional range of art. The museum holds a very unique collection of art, and additionally the museum has three large new exhibitions every year. The museum is run in collaboration between people with special needs and employed staff. Furthermore the museum offers different and inspirational meeting and conference facilities with parking just outside the door. At GAIA you will also find Café GAIA Papaya, a museum shop and framing shop.
Værket can rightly be entitled the cultural centre of excellence in Randers and Kronjylland. Each year more than 100,000 visitors attend the more than 400 arrangements that are organized in the buildings from 1880 and 1906. Tickets to the events can be bought via Værkets web page. At Værket you can experience everything from ballet to R&B concerts, as well as musicals, opera and movies. In addition to this, Værket also services business clients for their meetings, exhibitions, parties and conferences for up to 1,000 people.Værket also offers a number of events at the Foyer- and Café Stage, which have free admission. These events provide an opportunity for both children and adults to enjoy jazz concerts, circus performances, classical concerts and exhibitions.
You can find Randers Regnskov, the largest artificial rain forest in Europe, in the center of Randers, where it is placed right between the Gudenaa and Randers City. At Randers Regnskov, one of Denmark's biggest tourist attractions, you can visit three rain forests from continents at one time: the South American, the African and the Asian rainforests. Here there is an authentic tropical climate and you can see waterfalls and huge lianas. You can meet 250 different animal species in Randers Regnskov, more than half of which walk around freely in the domes, getting close to them and experiencing them in their own environment. If you are brave, you can also get very close to the snakes in the Asian snake yard. You can also meet an armadillo and a green anaconda, which is the heaviest boa constrictor species in the world. If you need a little break from all of the wild experiences, you can enjoy a refreshment in the café with a view of the big playground and the mini-zoo. Remember that you can also visit Danmarks Parken, which is open from Easter until the Autumn holiday (week 42). In the big playground, you can experience traditional Danish farming animals, such as cows, pigs and goats. It is also possible to bring your own lunch, which you can enjoy at Randers Regnskov or perhaps the nearby Vorup Enge, where Randers Regnskov has several European buffaloes.
At Underværket, vision and mission of the attraction is on integration and culture. Underværket is a non-publicly funded business with a bakery, café, clothing shop, art workshops, butcher, hookah café, hairdresser, theater school, dance studio and much more. With more than 500 events a year, things are always happening at Underværket. Underværket also manages Randers Ice Rink from December until March.
Randers Egnsteater is an independent theatre, established in 2000. The theatre arranges more than 300 professional shows for children, adults and families each year, both own productions and guest shows. Each year Randers Egnsteater produces 2-4 children/family shows. Randers Egnsteater provides shows of high professional and challenging artistic quality, and also cooperates with Randers Chamber Orchestra and the Cultural Historic Museum.
Arena Randers offers all types of arrangements; social, cultural and athletic. The arrangements range from team building seminars and small meetings to conferences, concerts and sports events for up to 1500 people. It is also possible to arrange catering. Additionally Arena Randers also has a state of the art fitness centre and a physiotherapy clinic, where everybody is welcome. Arena Randers offers flexible solutions and is ready to accommodate your needs.
With Randers Fjords Færgefart you can cross Randers Fjord in beautiful surroundings and with the presence of history. The ferrys cross the fjord at both Mellerup-Voer and Udbyhøj north-south. The Mellerup ferry is the smallest ferry in Denmark, and the ferry landing is mentioned by Christian the 6th in 1670 and has with certainty functioned as ferry landing since 1610. The Mellerup-Voer ferry is named "Ragna" after former leaseholder Niels Hedegaard's wife. The ferry ride is 470 metres long and it only takes four minutes to cross the fjord. There is room for four cars and 30 passengers. The ride is a part of the Marguerite Route. The Udbyhøj Ferry is Denmarkøs oldest and only cable ferry. Udbyhøj is first mentioned as ferry landing in 1613. The ride acorss the fjord takes only four minutes and there is room for two trucks and 12 cars or 12 cars and 98 passengers at a time. The area surrounding Udbyhøj is very beautiful with a view of the fjord and vast salt marsh.
Graceland Randers is a copy of Elvis Presley's house in Memphis, Tennessee. Here you can find the biggest collection of original Elvis memorabilia outside of the US - for instance one of Elvis's stage costumes, which you will only find in Graceland Randers. Graceland Randers also has a small cinema, conference rooms and an Evis shop with lots of souvenirs. At Graceland Randers, you must try the Highway 51 Diner, where you can order food from Southern American recipies, including Elvis's favorite dish - a peanut butter sandwich with jam, grilled bananas and bacon. A visit to Graceland Randers is a unique experience, which you cannot miss!
At Museum Østjylland you can experience a culture-historical time travel, which goes back as far as antiquity and all the way up till present day. In the permanent exhibitions you will learn about life in the region from the time when the first people were here 100,000 years ago. Visit the interactive rune-stone and experience a modern exhibition about the Middle Ages where the children can dress up as nuns, noblemen and knights and try different games. You can also visit an exhibition about the history of Randers as a market town or “The Buhlske Living Rooms” with an art collection of 334 works of art, of which 48 are Rembrandt etchings. Remember the check the temporary exhibitions, activities and lectures all year round.
Randers Kunstmuseum is a treasure with great experiences for everybody. It was established in 1887 and it contains more than 4000 works of art, amongst them significant notable pieces of Danish art during the last 200 years. Randers Kunstmuseum is known for its high quality and large collection. Here you will find several of the great artists of the 18th century, such as L. A. Ring, Theodor Phillipsen and Vilhelm Hammershøi. Additionally you can also experience art from several of the great names of the 20th century,such as Wilhelm Freddie and Asger Jorn. The museum has art for every taste and all year round it arranges special exhibitions of temporary and past Danish art, also lectures, guided tours and children’s workshops. The fellow-townsman Sven Dalsgaard is also represented with more than 1000 works. The museum has art for every taste and all year round special exhibitions are arranged, along with lectures, guided tours and children's workshops.
Come visit Scandinavia's biggest amusement park with world-class roller coasters, eight different country pavillions with their own themes, a huge water world and more then 60 different rides! Try Denmarks only water coaster, Skatteøen where at 28 metres high, this rollercoaster runs through both air and water with speeds up to 70km/hour. You can also try the Pirate, the world's sixth best rollercoaster, which drops from 32 metres with 90 km/hour. In 2014 the brand new Vikingeland opened - try Drageskibet and Thors Hammer, a rollercoaster. This beautiful amusement park in Mid-Djursland holds great experiences for the entire family! Remember that the admission fee includes all of the attractions!
The Old Town Hall from 1780 was designed by master builder Chr. Mørup. During the renovation of the previous town hall it was decided that the building was outdated, and instead a totally new building was erected. Chr. Mørup made a sketch in only 6 days, and it was approved by the mayor. Because of the increasing motor traffic, it was decided to move the town hall in 1930. The town hall was lifted onto strong iron balks so that it was possible to shift it by means of ropes. A granite angle in the pavement south of the building marks the previous site of the house.
Gudenåen – Experience the flow of relaxation and adventure The river Gudenåen welcmes you to a wide selection of holiday possibilities and experiences. Here you will find beautiful scenery and be exposed to the numerous possibilities of an active holiday, view magnificent buildings, experience culinary diversity, and create lasting memories. The Gudenå is selected as one of the 10 best salmon waters in Europe. The best relaxation technique is to walk with a spin rod along the river looking for the places where the fish hide! However, the Gudenå system is more then the famous salmon and sea trout. There are fine stocks of zander, pike and perch. The Gudenå is Denmark’s longest river, and it runs through a very broad valley with a landscape of lush beauty.
Visit Mariager Salt Centre - the only experience centre in the North where it's all about salt! Here you can gain an insight into the history of salt through exhibitions and activities. Experience the magic in the hut where the “White Gold” is produced and where you can try extracting salt from seawater as they did in the Middle Ages. You can also take a hot salt bath in “The Dead Sea” where you cannot sink. It is a memorable and interesting experience. Take the elevator down into the “Salt Mine” and visit the movable cinema. Try a salt peeling or a salt scrub - or perhaps a "Muddy Monday" during the winter term. Masseur Berit Rosenberg at Salt Touch, a part of Mariager Salt Centre, is ready to pamper you! A visit to Denmark’s Salt Centre is a fantastic way to spend your day!
At StoreGudenaaDag you can experience a wide selection of exciting events along the Gudenaa - 150 km with events for the entire family. The activities are centered around concepts such as culture, nature and community, and take place across the seven Gudenaa municipalities: Hedensted, Horsens, Silkeborg, Skanderborg, Favrskov, Viborg and Randers.
The first week of July, Randers Bike Week takes place. Randers Bike Week is five stage race and is for both licence-holders as well as recreational cyclists. The race has a yellow jersey as well as a polka dot jersey and has a high safety level as all roads used for the race are closed to traffic.
With three different distances Gudenaa Open Water is a great challenge for everybody who is ready for open water swimming. You can choose between 1 km, 2,7 km or 5 km and find the distance that suits you. All participants who finish the race get a Gudenaa Open Water Finisher medal.
The last Saturday in May each year, Our Randers takes place. This is a celebration of Randers in cooperation between VisitRanders and Randers Amtsavis. Our Randers is a unique chance to experience Randers in new ways - both as a tourist, but also as a local inhabitant. You can for example try delicious food samples, competitions, activities for the entire family and much more.
Each year during Easter, Randers Art Week shines a spotlight on the high level of quality art found in and around Randers. During Randers Art Week, it is possible to experience many different types of art - from watercolour to sculptures. Additionally you can also visit galleries, ateliers, workshops, Randers Art Museum and GAIA Museum Outsider Art.
During the summer (week 27 and 28), it is time for Randers Beach Festival! The festival is arranged at Tronholmen, only a few hundred meters from Randers' cosy city centre. Randers Regnskov is also located very nearby. The Beach Festival offers a wide range of fun activities for the entire family - everything with point of departure in 10,000 m2 sand right next to Randers Fjord and the Gudenaa. There are plenty of parking options nearby along with parks and a playground for children.
Christmas in Randers is something special. The small medieval streets have been beautifully decorated, the big Christmas tree on Rådhustorvet has been lit and the small Christmas houses are ready for shopping at Rådhustorvet. You can also try the horse-drawn Christmas tramcar, ice skate at Østervold and much more. You can find Christmas arrangements all over Randers during December - check our web page for more information.
The inn Fladbro Kro bases its cuisine on quality, good craftsmanship and personal service, which make it a gastronomic experience to eat in the inn. Fresh produce is always the main ingredient of the menu which varies according to the season. The inn is situated in beautiful surroundings between the rivers Gudenåen and Nørreåen.
The food in the restaurant Fru Larsen is classic and Southern French with a Danish twist. It is a restaurant where you feel that you are welcome and get very good experiences. The chefs are educated according to the classic school and the French nouvelle cuisine, which they have developed over the years and given a Danish twist as well as a modern touch.
Situated as a natural rendezvous for the pulsating life of the town in Denmark’s oldest pedestrian street. Inside as well as outside the café buzzes with merry conversation, and this always contributes to a pleasant atmosphere. The pleasant staff serves café classics in the daytime, whereas the level of the music is increased at night – especially in the weekends. This makes Café Borgen an obvious place to start the town tour.
A small cosy café right in the middle of the church square in the centre of Randers. With focus on good service and a varied menu, Café Kræs is the ideal place to enjoy food, coffee or a cake. The café has 32 indoor seats and a further 30 outdoor seats where you can enjoy the sun and a cool refreshment in the summer.
A cosy cafe in the centre of Randers. The café focuses on delicious ingredients and good service. The menu is broad, right from the classic Café burger and fresh paste dishes to large juicy beefsteaks. Café K is the perfect setting for cosy gatherings with your friends, business agreements, study group meetings, mothers’ group gatherings, and much more. Everybody is welcome here. So if you go for a relaxed atmosphere, good coffee, delicious food or colourful cocktails, Café K is the right place for you.
Café Blicher is for everybody, adults and children. With its many levels, the café has a totally unique atmosphere. No matter where you are in the café, you will get new impressions. The menu consists of dishes made of the best ingredients, and everything is homemade. It is a fantastic way of starting a dinner to see the flames from the open kitchen and to hear the sizzling pans and the blazing grill.
Randers City: Welcome to Denmark’ most cosy town with atmosphere, shopping and happy experiences. Right from small, cosy cobble stone pedestrian streets to the modern Østervold with art and culture. Randers has it all, also small cafés and cosy restaurants. Randers Cityforening has lots of exciting activities for the whole family all year round see: www.randerscity.dk. Randers Storcenter: The shopping centre Randers Storcenter is a very family-friendly centre. There are a total of 56 different shops and a well-assorted store Kvickly. It is easy to get to Randers Storcenter and parking is free just outside the centre. The centre arranges many activities, and the playroom and baby lounge are always open to the guests. It is easy to find your way around in the cosy streets, and the centre offers a large selection of shops, commodities, and special offers all year round. We look forward to making your shopping tour to Randers Storcenter an experience for the whole family.
Randers Storcenter is perfectly suited for families with both a playroom and babylouge which is always open. It is easy to navigate your way around the centre's large selection of attractive chain stores – 56 specialist shops and a large supermarket. The centre is located only 5 minutes from the town centre and has everything the heart desires – and a little more. The service is personal and characterized by high professional insight and pride. Don't forget to visit the Chinese restaurant China Café, cosy restaurant Cocco Bello or perhaps fastfood restaurant Wilhelm's. Stop by Denmark's cosiest mall - a great experience for the entire family! www.randersstorcenter.dk
At Tante Olga you never get bored! Tante Olga offers lots of activities, from including concerts with known celebrities and stand-up comedians. After midnight, there is lots of action in the night discotheque with a large variety of music, and the quality of the music is always first-class. There is hardly any musical wish that the clever DJ of Tante Olga cannot fulfil. Likewise, the DJ tries to find the right music for the guests of the evening. You can listen and dance to hits from the tender start of the rock-and-roll music from the 50s to the latest hits within hip-hop, techno and dance.
The place for adults who are keen on dancing. In Café 38 there is always live music on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays in the evening and at night. Café 38 offers the best music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s well mixed with the best and latest music for dancing. For instance you can enjoy a cold beer or the speciality of the house, Irish Coffee, in cosy and merry surroundings.
In addition to offering connections to destinations all over the world, Aarhus Lufthavn also provides meeting- and conference facilities. In this way, you and your business partners will have unique experience and opportunity to have a meeting while still being on the move, The meeting can take place with a view of the runway or more remotely if desired. The meeting rooms are suited for 8-50 participants and all rooms have wi-fi, flip chart, overhead projector etc. Various audio and visual equipment is avaiable upon reservation. Aarhus Lufthavn is very flexible and also offers to assist with catering. The restaurant provides delicious breakfats buffet as well as a wide selection of lunch and dinner arrangements.
In the city: Mon. – Thurs. 10 am – 5.30 pm Fri. 10 am – 6 pm Sat. 10 am – 2 pm Some Sundays open www.randerscity.dk Randers Storcenter: Mon. – Thurs. 10 am – 7 pm Fri. 10 am – 7 pm Sat. 10 am – 4 pm The first Sunday in each month 10 am – 4 pm Kvickly longer opening hours www.randersstorcenter.dk
Randers Central hospital Casualty ward open day and night: REMBER to call prior to arrival! Skovlyvej 1 8930 Randers NØ Tel: + 45 87 31 50 50 After-hours medical assistance: Lægevagten (after-hours doctor) Region Midtjylland Tel: + 45 70 11 31 31 Weekdays between 4 pm – 8 am and Sat., Sun. and non-working days 24 hours a day.