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The bathing establishment Den Permanente

The beach ‘Den Permanente’ ('The Permanent') is by far the most popular beach in Aarhus, and it is only a 10-minute bike ride from the city centre. Here you will find lifeguards during the summer, changing rooms, toilet facilities, and a refreshment kiosk.

A beach gem close to the city centre

Den Permanente Badeanstalt is just a short bike ride from Aarhus city centre, and here you can experience one of the city's most beloved beaches. The beach is known for its clean sand and clear water, making it ideal for a dip on hot summer days.

Newly renovated bathing centre

In 2024, Den Permanente offers a newly renovated bathing centre that combines modern facilities with nostalgic charm. Here you'll find changing rooms, showers and other essentials for a comfortable beach day.

Perfect for a day by the sea

Whether you want to swim, sunbathe or just enjoy the view of Aarhus Ø and the city centre, Den Permanente is the place for you. The beach offers tranquil surroundings and is popular with locals and tourists alike.

Winter swimming

During the winter season, which starts on 1 September, Den Permanente is closed to the public and only open to winter swimmers in Vikingeklubben Jomsborg.

Tips for transport to the beach

Cycle along Salonvejen or the cycle path along the beach in the direction of Riisskov and you will arrive directly at Den Permanente beach. If you arrive by car, you can park in the car park at Sjette Frederiks Kro.

Practical information

Den Permanente is located just 2.5 km north of Aarhus city centre and has lifeguards during the summer period as well as enclosed changing rooms, kiosk, toilets and taps.

The beach is open for public use during the summer. 
Along the coast north and south of Aarhus you can find some of Denmarks best beaches.

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