Because of several archeological finds, like the Gundestrup couldron, the area is commenly said to be the home of the Cimbri – an ancient germanic tribe that fought the Roman Republic between 113 and 101 BC, alongside the Teutones and the Ambrones.
Aars is a relatively young town, established only 150 years ago. The town is well known for it’s beautiful town centre and it’s many monuments and artworks by Per Kirkeby. At christmas time, the town is also known for its extensive christmas decorations.
Aalborg Airport (AAL IATA) has both domestic and international routes. From Aalborg Airport, you can rent a car or take the shuttle bus to Aalborg Railway Station or Bus Station; they are next to each other. From the bus station, you can take a bus directly to Aars. From the railway station, you can take the train to Støvring, Arden or Hobro – and from here, you can take the bus directly to Aars.
- 1 Aars Bus Station (Aars Busterminal). From Aars Bus Station, you can go to other small towns in Vesthimmerland or travel directly to larger towns as Aalborg and Viborg – or to Hobro, where you can take the train and travel on the mail national railway line between Aalborg and Copenhagen. (updated Dec 2019)
- Hobro Railway Station (Hobro Togstation), Stationsvej 12, 9500 Hobro. When arriving at the railway station in Hobro, you can take a bus (line 57) from the railway station, directly to Aars. (updated Dec 2019)