Aarhus as European Capital of Culture in 2017

In 2017, Aarhus was appointed the title ‘European Capital of Culture 2017’ and with good reason. Aarhus is full of exciting cultural activities and experiences. In this context, Wakeup Aarhus was chosen as ’Official Hotel Partner of Aarhus 2017’.

What does it mean to get the title 'European Capital of Culture'?

The title ’European Capital of Culture‘ is given to two European cities every year. Besides Aarhus, Pafos in Cyprus received the title as the European Capital of Culture in 2017. Each capital of culture had a cultural program with special exhibitions, performances and gatherings involving local, national and international partnerships that cooperate with attention to quality and participation.

Stay at a budget hotel and experience the capital of culture in the year 2017

Want to experience the European Capital of Culture in the year of 2017 on your own? Then book an overnight stay at our newly opened hotel Wakeup Aarhus, which was the ’Official Hotel Partner of Aarhus in 2017‘. The hotel is centrally located right next to at Aarhus central station and Bruun's Galleri and is easy to find. If you want an affordable stay when visiting the European Capital of Culture of 2017, Wakeup Aarhus is the perfect choice.

Book your stay today and look forward to experiencing aarhus - the european capital of culture 2017.

Aarhus as the capital of culture

Involvement is a key word for Aarhus. In 2017, there were various initiatives, which involved more than 10,000 people from across the region, and the program for 2017 developed initiatives in which citizens and local entrepreneurs could engage, participate and help to create new initiatives under the overall theme “Let's Rethink”. Our hotel Wakeup Aarhus was appointed the ’Official Hotel Partner of Aarhus in 2017’, and we supporedt the Aarhus 2017 Foundation to rethink art and culture, to build and take part in cultural activities of high quality and to change the rules of the game.

What to see in Aarhus?

The list of attractions and events in Aarhus is long, and you may find lots of activities and events ranging from festivals, performing arts, films architecture, art and gastronomy. Whether you treat yourself with one or multiple stays in Aarhus, you can find an affordable stay at Wakeup Aarhus.