Top attractions in Copenhagen
The second largest city of the Scandinavian countries, Copenhagen is a meeting of the old and charming with the modern and innovative. Dive in and discover its many faces!
The main character of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous fairytale can be seen here.
This squatters' commune, ruled by its own laws, was closed in 2011 by those that lived there, but is now open again. Check out its eerie murals and learn about its odd history.
After seeing the Little Mermaid statue, take a trip to neighboring Odense to Hans Christian Andersen's birthplace, which has now been turned into a museum.
This unconventional treasure hunt is all about ancient worlds, and it's a good way to experience Copenhagen's nooks and crannies firsthand.
Learn about the Vikings in Roskilde, origin of the maritime warriors! See replicas of their astounding vessels and find out what life was like sailing the seas of Europe.
The Skjern River offers the country's best fishing. Brush up on your fishing skills, and also leave Copenhagen for a day and enjoy some wilderness!
This islet castle in the middle of the city is the seat of the Danish government. The original structure, built in the 12th century, now provides a lesson in interior design.
Four days or so will suffice to take in the architecture, coffee, and cultural activities of Copenhagen!
Absolutely walkable - and it's even better by bike.
Anytime between April and October - rain is still to be expected, though!
It's pretty easy to take a trip across the bridge into the Swedish city of Malmo, but make sure you're set up with Swedish currency first!
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- From April to October the temperatures are most pleasant and the long days are great for sightseeing!
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What people are saying about Copenhagen
As an intro to Copenhagen it was a great ride, highlighting places that it would be worth revisiting. Did not cover the whole of the centre but gave a good appreciation, The guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. The bikes took a bit of getting used to as the front brakes were not too effective and the back pedal, bake brake took a bit of getting used to. It was not the fastest ride due to the pace of some of the riders but this did not lead to the guide pressurising anyone. Overall a good 3 hours of enjoyment and education.
Our tour guide Ben from Malta was the best tour guide I've had so far (and I've taken many free walking tours around)! He made our tour very engaging to the history behind Copenhagen. He had a great sense of humor and he looked like he knew about the city a lot. Very secure although sometimes joking around a little but I personally enjoyed that. I would highly recommend this tour - and the guide of course! - to people when visiting Copenhagen!
The Copenhagen Tivoli Gardens fast track entry ticket was not as described. The venue has one line that devolves into 4 lines at the entry point.thus the description fast track is misleading and deceptive. The entry is effectively the same for all entrants to Copenhagen Tivoli Gardens. Despite this marketing embellishment we very much enjoyed the visit to Tivoli Gardens Copenhagen. It was a beautiful day out thank you.
Alex was very knowledgeable and gave a great account of the history of Denmark. It was great to have two assistants on the ride as this was quite a large group. The size of the group made for a slow ride as it often took three sets of lights to cross roads. Apart from this drawback, it was a fun ride with 3 helpful, charming guys.
This is a great way to see Oslo. Josh had a wealth of information and a passion for the city. He made sure we were decked out in wet weather gear as we didn’t have any and was very entertaining. You could see so much more on the bike than on foot. Highly recommend for all age groups.