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Copenhagen: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tickets

1. Copenhagen: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tickets

Get your full-access pass to Copenhagen with a choice of 4 different tickets, all of which are valid for 72 hours which gives you the chance to see the best of what Copenhagen has to offer. See the city at your own pace, and hop off at any of the 30 stops to explore further. Find out why people exclaim “Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen” while on board the double-decker sightseeing bus, offering panoramic views of sights such as the Amalienborg Palace, Gefion Fountain, and Botanical Gardens. An on board pre-recorded commentary is available in English, Danish, Swedish, German, Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and Polish.  Classic Copenhagen Route: Stop 1 - Ved Stranden Stop 2 - Nyjhavn Stop 3 - Amalienborg Palace Stop 4 - Gefion Fountain Stop 5 - The Little Mermaid Stop 6 - Langelinie N Stop 7 - Langelinie M Stop 8 - Langelinie S Stop 9 - Rosenborg Castle Stop 10 - Gammel Torv Stop 11 - City Hall Square Stop 12 - Radisson Royal Hotel/Tivoli Stop 13 - Tivoli Hotel/Fisketorvet - Copenhagen Mall Stop 14 - Marriott Hotel/Kalvebod Waves Stop 15 - The Black Diamond

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Copenhagen: 3 Hour Bike Tour with Guide

2. Copenhagen: 3 Hour Bike Tour with Guide

Once everyone has been partnered with a bike that suits them, the tour will begin. You will visit such sights as the New Houses, The Little Mermaid, The Gefion Fountain, The English Church, The Gefion Fountain, Amalienborg Castle, The Marble Church, The Opera house, The New Harbor, Christiania, Our Saviors Church, Christiansborg, The Lakes of Copenhagen, The King's Garden and Rosenborg Castle. In between there will be the opportunity to have a small lunch/coffee break at  at Torvehallerne- a local food market, to rest the legs and get a snack. Throughout the tour your guide will tell you all the history of the places we see, along with a lot of fun stories surrounding them and Danish culture in general. The tour involves biking for most of the tour, as well as walking in a few areas where biking is not allowed. We have the most knowledgeable guides in Copenhagen who take pleasure in passing on their knowledge to you. Once the tour is over, your guide will be happy to give you recommendations on where to go next or perhaps revisit sights that you saw along the tour.

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Copenhagen: Alternative 1.5-Hour Private Walking Tour

3. Copenhagen: Alternative 1.5-Hour Private Walking Tour

Explore the free-spirited neighbourhood of Christianshavn and learn more about the lifestyles of the different communities and how the area came about. Cross the bridge from Nyhavn to see a newly built residential complex. Then, turn a corner to discover the typical narrow houses of Christianshavn. Venture off the beaten track and hear how the area developed from a former military site, with the aim of becoming a self-governing society. Discover an acclaimed restaurant with 2 Michelin stars and the site where the women’s prison used to be. Hear why the area became known as "free-spirited Copenhagen" for its progressive values, including a relaxed attitude to cannabis and its popularity with activists, hippies and the gay rights movement. End on the doorstep of Christiana at the most free-spirited place of them all. Note, the tour does not take place in or enter the area of Christiania, as guides are not allowed to do tours inside the area.

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Copenhagen: Christianshavn Guided Walking Tour

4. Copenhagen: Christianshavn Guided Walking Tour

Explore the free-spirited Christianshavn neighborhood of Copenhagen and learn more about the lifestyles of the different communities and how the area came about. Cross the new bridge from Nyhavn to the original area of Christianshavn and discover a thriving district built on an old swamp. Mix with the locals and learn funny facts about one of the most bohemian areas of the city as you compare the new build residential complexes and the old crooked houses with their slanting roofs. Admire the colorful houses that line the banks of the narrow canals and soak up the sights, sounds and unexpected smells of the city's alternative scene!

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Copenhagen: Private Full-Day City Tour with Food Tastings

5. Copenhagen: Private Full-Day City Tour with Food Tastings

Explore Copenhagen on this private full-day tour with a guide. Admire the city's culture, history, gastronomy, architecture, and pioneering social and urban development. Combine the highlights of the city with hidden spots that only a local can show you. From the iconic Round Tower to the oldest streets and corners of Copenhagen's old town. Meet your guide at the central fountain in Kultorvet Square and begin your tour of Copenhagen. Visit Christiansborg Palace, the former Royal residence and now the headquarters of the Danish Parliament. Enjoy a tasting of the Danish cuisine in its magnificent tower while having a privileged view of the city. Walk between canals on the island of Christianshavn. Visit the Church of Our Saviour, a baroque building famous for its spiral outdoor staircase. Explore Freetown Christiania, a community located in the heart of the Danish capital. Learn about this self-governing and independent community, where more than a thousand people live together in peace and away from social norms. After your visit to Christianshavn, relax by the canal and watch the boats as they pass by in the colorful port of Nyhavn, one of Copenhagen's more famous travel destinations. Then visit Rosenborg Castle, King's Gardens, and the Marble Church. Make your last food-tasting stop for a Danish pastry. Savor your delicious pastry and have a coffee before visiting Amalienborg, the official residence of the Kings of Denmark. From the gardens, you can admire an architectural gem on the other side of the canal, the Copenhagen Opera House. Go along the river and see the Kastellet, a fortress built in the 17th century. Visit the Gefion Fountain, a symbol of the history of the Danish capital, where you can make a wish. Your last stop is the Little Mermaid, a symbol that represents Copenhagen. Before saying goodbye, your guide will take you to the train or boat station to make sure you can get back to the city center without any problems.

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What people are saying about Freetown Christiania

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 63 reviews

Alex explained to us details about Copenhagen's history, social issues, culture and of course the sightseeing attractions in an entertaining manner and in very understandable English. Good group size with 8 participants.

Our guide Alex was great. He was incredibly good and knowledgeable. It was understood that he was genuinely interested in history. You could ask questions and he could answer everything.

Had a wonderful morning touring Copenhagen with Alex who was very well informed and told us a lot of interesting facts in a memorable way. Highly recommend this tour - thank you!

nice pleasant bike ride along highlights of copenhagen - guide made a lot of effort to discover nice corners and places and give us many tips what we should definitely visit

Engaged and engaging guide Alex gave us a whistlestop tour of Danish history