Aalborg, Denmark

Aalborg has had a love affair with The Tall Ships Races since 1999 where the city hosted the event for the first time. In 2004 and 2010 Aalborg once again had the honor and pleasure of being host port. All of the three events have been highlights in the history of Aalborg. There is no doubt that the races in 2015 will be as well.

Situated at the Liim Fiord where it was founded by Vikings more than 1000 years ago Aalborg is both a historic and modern city. These days the port has been transformed into a recreative oasis where parks, restaurants and cultural attractions which in addition to the Liim Fiord makes for a very popular place for guests and citizens alike.

Being the 3rd biggest municipality and 4th city in Denmark Aalborg has plenty to offer in terms of shopping, dining, culture, history and atmosphere. All of which will be showcased when The Tall Ships Races return in 2015.