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7 Highlights of 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 Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

The main character of Hans Christian Andersen's most famous fairytale can be seen here.

Freetown Christiana

Freetown Christiana

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.

Odense

Odense

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.

The Brewers' Secret

The Brewers' Secret

This unconventional treasure hunt is all about ancient worlds, and it's a good way to experience Copenhagen's nooks and crannies firsthand.

Viking Tour

Viking Tour

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.

Salmon Fishing in the Skjern

Salmon Fishing in the Skjern

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!

Christiansborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace

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.

Planning Your Copenhagen Visit

How long should I stay in Copenhagen?

Four days or so will suffice to take in the architecture, coffee, and cultural activities of Copenhagen!

How walkable is Copenhagen?

Absolutely walkable - and it's even better by bike.

When should I go to Copenhagen?

Anytime between April and October - rain is still to be expected, though!

Anything else I should know?

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!

Good to know

  • Language
    Danish
  • Currency
    Danish krone (kr.)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +45
  • Best time to visit
    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

Incredible site visit's if you only have one day to see the peak point

Fantastic venue for the day with all the sites. Perfect if you only have a day to see as much as possible and the peak points. Note to guide....... his voice doesn't carry very far and hard to hear so always use the VAN speaker when talking to the group in the VAN. Also....... if Departure time is 9:30AM the bus should leave at 9:30AM for those on time and not wait for those that are late. Because the bus waited almost 20 minutes for 3 additional late people we had to rush through the Viking Museum with only 40 minutes so see it all and not nearly enough time.

Very well managed, interesting, informative, excellent time management

I loved this activity. All those places where I went were new and commentary was helpful too to a certain extent. Our tour guide/driver helped us to generate interest in all the locations where we went. I particularly liked the undersea drive and two views where we stopped for a photo session. Though the bus was new, it could have been more comfortable as it was a little smaller for such a long trip.

Best way to see Copenhagen for the first time

Friendly guide who had interesting information about the locations we visited. The best way to explore Copenhagen if you're there for the first time. You see briefly a lot of places around the centre so you can decide which ones to visit later in more detail. There are bike lanes almost everywhere so moving around was smooth.

Copenhagen Highlights: 3-Hour Bike Tour Reviewed by Anonymous, 07/09/2019

Our guide was a walking wikipedia, but I've missed some locations

Our guide Alex, was a great talk, and gave a very entertaining context for the whole ride. I could not ask anything to which he did not have an amusing answer. I was only missing from the tour "Freetown Christiania" and the "snake", which is the famous biker bridge in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen: 3 Hour Bike Tour with Guide Reviewed by Botond, 06/25/2019

The Trivoli gardens was everything we expected and more. Great day out

Pre-booked voucher was excellent , no fuss fast track entry to the gardens. Will definitely come back to Copenhagen to visit the gardens again especially when illuminated at night and with concert /pantomime theatre performances.