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Copenhagen: Guided E-Bike Tour

1. Copenhagen: Guided E-Bike Tour

Arrive 10 min prior to tour start to meet your guide and get familiar with the e-bike. You will get your helmet and radio system so you can hear your guide while cycling - this also ensures you see as much as possible in just 2 hours. Your guide will take you to the most iconic places in the Copenhagen including The Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, Amalienborg Palace, Gefion Fountain and much more! There will also be a short stop at the unique Freetown Christiania where you can roam around on your own. Please note your guide will not accompany you in here as it is not allowed for out-side guides. So you will get a chance to experience this oasis in the city on your very own. Grab a coffee in one of the many cafes and soak up the atmosphere of Christiania - which is unlike any other place in Copenhagen! You will also cross the cycle bridges and on the e-bike you can cover as much in 2 hours as you could on a 3-hour normal bike tour. Also the radio system ensures for a smooth ride so your guide can speak while driving. Each bike also has a basket so you can store small items while on the tour. The E-Bike is a Danish designed cycle with 7 gears, cruise control and a speed of up to 30km/hour. You will both get sightseeing and fun in one tour! If you wish to bring the children there are a few option - please read before you book so there are no misunderstandings: 1) If your child is between 2-5 years old: We will provide either a child seat or cargo trailer attached to the parent's bike. If you have a preference for child seat or cargo trailer please call or email us so we can reserve. 2) If your child is between 6-11 years old: We will provide the popular cargo bike - the so-called Danish Christiania cycle. The parent will be upgraded to this cycle and up to 2 children can sit in the front cargo compartment. The upgrade to use this cargo bike will include the price of 1 child, and there is a small extra fee if you wish to have 2 kids in the same cargo bike. So please note if your child is between 6 and 11 years old, you have to choose the number of children. 3) Children have to be minimum 155 cm or 12 years of age to ride the ebikes. We do have a limited number of smaller bikes but please contact us in advance. If the child is 12 years of age but does not meet the minimum height requirement of 155cm, please book the christiania cargo bike. No heavy peddling or struggles to keep up with the group - just get on your e-bike, follow your guide and enjoy Copenhagen!

Copenhagen: Public 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour in French

2. Copenhagen: Public 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour in French

Embark on a captivating journey through Copenhagen with a private walking tour led by a knowledgeable local guide. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Copenhagen's culture, delve into its fascinating history, admire its cutting-edge modern architecture, and explore pioneering social and urban developments. This tour seamlessly combines the city's iconic highlights with hidden gems that only a local expert can unveil. Our tours are conducted exclusively in French and are restricted to a maximum of 14 participants.

Copenhagen: The Little Mermaid's Story, Self-Guided Tour

3. Copenhagen: The Little Mermaid's Story, Self-Guided Tour

A brand new way to explore Copenhagen, as you step into the story of The Little Mermaid. This self-guided walking tour game takes you from Kongens Nytorv, and the theatre where author H. C. Andersen worked in his early years, via Nyhavn and out to Langelinie – where the Little Mermaid sits on a rock looking out over the ocean. Experience the classic tale of The Little Mermaid as a StoryKeeper recruit. The tour is narrated by Frederik, a Danish StoryKeeper eager to share this adventure with you. Together with Frederik you will explore some of the most famous sights in Copenhagen, while you help him search for clues hidden in the buildings and statues in your surroundings. When you find the hidden clues, interactive elements and puzzles will pop up on the screen of your smartphone. Once you solve those puzzles, further parts of the mermaid's tale will unlock and bring you closer to the conclusion of the story. To walk this tour, you will download a separate app to your phone. An e-mail with all instructions will be sent to you after the purchase is complete. Please make sure to read through it before you go. You will be guided through the city with both visual and audio aid to ensure that you walk in the right direction. The tour will be yours to keep. You can use it at any time and as many times as you wish. Go to the starting point of the tour, open the app, put your headphones on - and your Copenhagen adventure will begin! This tour is perfect for the solo traveler, as well as for families or couples. Since the tour is self-guided, you are able to start, pause and finish the tour whenever you like, and it will be a 100% private experience. You can choose between listening to the audio while you walk, or reading the story yourself/to your group. If you plan on listening to the audio, it is recommended that each participant have their own phone with headphones for the best possible experience.

Copenhagen: Private Sightseeing Tour by Car and Walking

4. Copenhagen: Private Sightseeing Tour by Car and Walking

Get to know Copenhagen and enjoy a tour on foot and by private vehicle through this stunning Scandinavian treasure. Learn about the region's rich history, from the Vikings to modern day Denmark from your local guide. Start your tour with a panoramic drive along the harbor. Stop at all of the legendary symbols of the world’s oldest monarchy for a proper introduction to the old Viking nation's capital. Admire the Residence of the Danish Royal Family at the impressive Amalienborg Castle, boasting wonderful views of the Opera House and the Marble Church nearby. Then, see a must-see symbol of the city: the Little Mermaid statue. Look as she elegantly watches over her waterfront home. The charming fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen become alive when paying a visit to this statue created by the famous fable itself. Towards the old town center, enjoy a walk on the celebrated pedestrian street, Stroget. The world’s longest strolling lane begins with the lively Town Hall Square and Tivoli Gardens next door and leads on to the splendid Kings New Square. Half way down the street, enjoy a walk through the magnificent courtyard of the Christiansborg Castle. This is considered home for both by Danish Parliament, Prime Ministers Offices, as well as the Royal Reception Rooms. Afterwards, take some time to admire the charming district of Nyhavn. The graceful swans and stunning old boats lining the canal are a perfect balance to the colorful townhouses up on the street level. Here, stop for a short coffee break or stroll along the harbor filled with inviting cafés and restaurants. End with a short drive back to your hotel or your cruise ship. If wish, you can also stay in the city center.

Copenhagen: H.C. Andersen Self-Guided Tour with StoryHunt

5. Copenhagen: H.C. Andersen Self-Guided Tour with StoryHunt

"To travel is to live" - Hans Christian Andersen. Embark on an immersive audio walk retracing the steps of the renowned Danish writer, H.C. Andersen. Experience his humble beginnings in Copenhagen, and his ascent to global acclaim as a cherished author. Traverse 19th-century Copenhagen, unveiling tales from Andersen's life at every turn. Was H.C. Andersen's life truly akin to the enchanting fairy tales he penned? As you delve into this audio walk, you'll be confronted with the contrasts and parallels between his real-life experiences and the magical worlds he created – many of them with inspiration from the streets of this old city. You can do the tour at your own pace and when it suits you, without relying on a tour group, or a specific time schedule. Are you ready to discover the life of H.C. Andersen?

Copenhagen: Private City Walking Tour with Canal Tour Ticket

6. Copenhagen: Private City Walking Tour with Canal Tour Ticket

Don't miss this walking city tour of Copenhagen coupled with a relaxing canal tour. The city of Copenhagen is small enough to be discovered on foot, which is also the best way to get the most up-close and personal experiences of the city. Your journey starts as you meet your guide at City Hall Square, where he will briefly introduce the city. Make your way through the old and new streets, bringing history and the present together. See the Amalienborg Palace, the square of Kongens Nytorv and Christiansborg Castle, among other beautiful sights. Then, continue on your journey through the city with a boat tour through the canals of the city. Departing from Nyhavn, pass by the famous Little Mermaid statue; the Royal Opera House, designed by Henning Larsen for culture fans and daredevils alike; Christiansborg Palace, the center of Copenhagen's power for more than 800 years; Paper Island, full of everything from warehouses to international street food and the Circle Bridge, more of an art installation than a bridge. Pass by these beautiful parts of the city and more on this relaxing cruise, the perfect way to finish off your day exploring Copenhagen.

Copenhagen: Private Full-Day City Tour with Food Tastings

7. 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.

Copenhagen: Royal History Self-Guided Walking Tour

8. Copenhagen: Royal History Self-Guided Walking Tour

Discover how Copenhagen transcended its medieval past to become a great power, on a walking tour between two famous city sites. Our walk starts at Kongens Nytorv, the King’s New Square and ends at Amalienborg, home of the Danish royal family. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of the triumphs and disasters that have enriched the city. I’ll share some of the dramatic tales that helped shape Copenhagen, including the catastrophic fire of 1795, the deadly bombardment of 1807, and the secret tunnel built to rescue a king. Copenhagen’s history is one of constant threat of attack by rivals – and, at one point, a plague of rats! Highlights include: • Charlottenborg palace, with its restrained baroque aesthetic • Amalienborg palace’s resplendent grandeur • The glittering dome of the Marble Church, the largest dome in Scandinavia • Thott and Erichsen mansions • Copenhagen’s modern playhouse and opera house, with their bold design During the course of this walk, you’ll also hear stories of important characters from the city’s past. There’s the queen who rallied a frightened people and made them heroes in a time of war, the builder king who transformed Denmark, and the king who rode on horseback with his people and defied Nazi occupiers. And let’s not forget the drunken king who let the arts flourish, and the mad king who was confined to his glittering palace. All along our route, take in the majesty of the city’s architecture and the colourful jollity of Nyhavn’s famous harbourfront buildings, revealing clues of times gone by on their walls. Music and sound effects help bring the past to life during this walking tour, and much of the walk takes place on traffic-free routes.

The Occupation of Copenhagen 1940-45 - Self-guided audiowalk

9. The Occupation of Copenhagen 1940-45 - Self-guided audiowalk

Join a discovery journey through the occupation time with this sound walk from historian Allan Spangsberg Nielsen. On the tour, you will be guided through 14 key places in Copenhagen, each with its own unique story from World War II. From the old moats of Kastellet where the Germans sneaked ashore, to hiding places for resistance people, to the Shell House, which was Gestapo's headquarters. The tour offers a unique opportunity to experience Copenhagen's rich history in a completely new way and is also suitable for teaching. Dive into history and discover the forgotten places in Copenhagen that still bear the imprint of a special time in the history of Denmark.

Copenhague: tour public à vélo de 4 heures en français

10. Copenhague: tour public à vélo de 4 heures en français

Embark on an enchanting exploration of Copenhagen with a knowledgeable French-speaking guide on a bicycle tour. You can rent a bike in advance, perhaps from your hotel. Delve deep into Copenhagen's vibrant cultural tapestry, delve into its captivating history, marvel at its modern architecture, and discover groundbreaking social and urban developments. This tour seamlessly combines the city's iconic landmarks with its hidden gems. Our tours are conducted in French only and are limited to a maximum of 9 participants.

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4.7
(49 reviews)

Our 3-hour Copenhagen tour was made into an experience by our tour guide Hrannar. He speaks excellent German, is competent and gave us an overview of the city in an interesting and humorous way. We would love to come here again and can absolutely recommend this tour. Thank you!

Goudi was a brilliant tour guide and tailored it to our asks and things we were still yet to see. Bikes were great and really enjoyed it. Thanks for a great day.

The visit was beautiful, the guide was friendly and attentive, very willing to listen and answer our questions.

Ilsa was delightful - a great guide - very knowledgeable and very nice.

Really good and well-guided activity, huge recommendation.