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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

I enjoy Copenhagen sightseeing with Frederrika

I like my walking tour with Frederikka inspite of bad weather! She is so emotional and her stories about Copenhagen were so interesting and amazing! Frederikka, thank you!

Copenhagen free 2.5-hour Sightseeing Tour Reviewed by Halyna, 01/29/2019

Excellent Copenhagen Card - made our trip so much easier

Excellent Copenhagen Card - Perfect that you could pick it up at the Airport and use it straight away on the train into the City. We definitely saved money by using it - and skipping the ticket lines helped saved time too.

Copenhagen City Card (including transportation) Reviewed by Annette, 12/31/2018

Very handy and had a day without worries

Didn't have to worry about money, credit card, currency. Free to choose any attractions I'd like to ride and even could ride for a second and thrid time when there was no line. Peace of mind and helped me to enjoy even more my day!

We stayed with Gabriel and later with Pamela. Both were incredibly.

They have knowledge and also they are good in interact with the group. I definitely recommend both Pamela and Gabriel.

Copenhagen free 2.5-hour Sightseeing Tour Reviewed by a GetYourGuide customer, 11/27/2018

I very very very enjoyed it. It was a best option to explore the city.

The best way to explore the city is having bike tour. My tour guide, Rune, was nice, friendly and explain a lots about the city. I highly recommend you guys should use this bike tour.

Copenhagen: 3 Hour Bike Tour with Guide Reviewed by Astri, 11/25/2018