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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great way to get a first look at Copenhagen

Great tour and staff. Karla was a funny and knowledgeable guide (perfect English and German) and - even though I had forgotten to print my voucher - they allowed me to take the tour anyways. I enjoyed having the chance to see the city from the water. I just hope they start accepting mobile vouchers soon :)

Copenhagen: 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Gammel Strand Reviewed by vincenzo, 11/04/2016

Good choice if you want to know the deeper side of Denmark

Good chance to look around "hip" areas of Copenhagen and get to know about the alternative way of life

Copenhagen: 2.5-Hour Christiania Alternative Tour Reviewed by Jiyeon, 10/01/2016

wonderful experience with a great guide, who also sang for us!

Me and my friends reached the place with no difficulties, and showed our paper ticket in order to receive an italian guide. The tour was fantastic, we travelled all along the main canal with a delightful and young guide. when we went under a little wooden bridge she sang for us "Amazing grace". It was magic!

Copenhagen: 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Gammel Strand Reviewed by Cristiana, 09/21/2016

Most interesting and informative sightseeing tour

This was the best sightseeing tour I have ever made. Our Guide was highly motivated and really funny; everybody enjoyed the tour. The organization was perfect. I can highly recommend to participate.

Copenhagen free 2.5-hour Sightseeing Tour Reviewed by Eberhard, 09/16/2016

Amazing food, great ambience and excellent service!

I ordered the silver menu and after getting to the place slightly late, was told to wait at the bar downstairs, which turned out to be a great experience as when you purchase certain cocktails you can keep a hard rock cafe glass for free! (they will give you a brand new one when you exit). :) The meal itself was amazing- great burger, chips, finished with a tiny vanilla ice-cream. The portion was so huge that we had to takeaway half the burger and part of the chips! The service was also impeccable- the staff was so attentive that we felt like valued customers (somehow it was said that we were VIP customers when we were seated upstairs). A bonus to all of this is the lovely ambience (so many people celebrating their birthdays here) and the amazing view of tivoli from our window-side table! :)

Skip The Line: Hard Rock Cafe Copenhagen Reviewed by Jolene, 09/12/2016

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