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Copenhagen Visitors Guide

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Best of Copenhagen

3 days in Copenhagen
3 days in Copenhagen

These top attractions will give you a great idea of all Copenhagen has to offer, from natural beauty to rich history. Get ready to do some serious exploring; sneakers recommended.

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Family-friendly Copenhagen

Copenhagen for young kids
Copenhagen for young kids

Denmark's capital city is a playground for kids of all ages. Youngsters will delight in Viking ships, a cruise on the canal and opportunities for hands-on fun.

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Copenhagen on a budget

Copenhagen for free
Copenhagen for free

Beloved children's book author Hans Christian Andersen was inspired by the city of Copenhagen -- and he left his mark on his adopted city and its inhabitants. See a statue of him and one of his most famous characters. Let your imagination run free at these free attractions.

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Insiders' Copenhagen

Copenhagen off the beaten path
Copenhagen off the beaten path

Fresh air, horses and beer form the backbone of the off-the-beaten-path attractions you'll encounter in Denmark's most populous city. Bring your sense of adventure and some snacks as you explore the wonderful and secret parts of Copenhagen.

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Getaways from Copenhagen

Daytrips from Copenhagen
Daytrips from Copenhagen

Copenhagen is at the heart of Denmark and right next door to Sweden. Use this charming city as a home base to explore the neighbouring countryside and the home of a famous and colourful kid's toy.

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EveryTrail
Værløse – Søndersø – Sækken – Farum Cycle Tour
Værløse – Søndersø – Sækken – Farum Cycle Tour

The ride from Værløse Station to Farum Station leads through a beautiful and interesting landscape. The trip invites you to break and stay at the many sites with views of hills, valleys, marshes,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Næsbyholm Storskov
Næsbyholm Storskov

Næsbyholm Storskov offers not only fantastic scenery but also forms the setting for ancient cultural environment. Few other places can experience tumulus in almost undisturbed surroundings.
The...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Beach Park Bike Route - from Harbor to Harbor
Beach Park Bike Route - from Harbor to Harbor

This Bike trip from Hundige Harbour to Brøndby Harbour runs through the beach park and gives a good impression of the landscape and environment. It took more than 40 years from the idea of the Beach...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Vesterbro: Copenhagen Neighborhood Walk
Vesterbro: Copenhagen Neighborhood Walk

Vesterbro has retained undertones of its previous lives: Istedgade is still dotted with halal markets and denlike student bars; and at Ricco’s, a doorway-wide coffeehouse, you might sip your faultless...

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Copenhagen Style and Biking Tour
Copenhagen Style and Biking Tour

A system of free rentals and dedicated lanes has more than a third of Copenhagen’s residents commuting daily on two wheels—all part of the city’s goal to reduce carbon emissions and become the world’s...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Copenhagen for Foodies - a Gourmet Walking Tour
Copenhagen for Foodies - a Gourmet Walking Tour

Whether it's traditional delights like the Danish lunch snack Smorrebord and classic beer Carlsberg, or more innovative pleasures such as chef Rene Redzepi's Nordic Food Lab or the brand new...

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Copenhagen's Architecture - from Past to Present
Copenhagen's Architecture - from Past to Present

The bustling streets of charming Copenhagen are packed with architectural gems - some of them dating from the 17th century and others that aren't even a decade old.

From the Nyhavn region's colourful...

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Copenhagen with Kids
Copenhagen with Kids

With free entry to most sights, places reserved for pushchairs on most public transport and children's menus in just about every restaurant, Copenhagen is a very kid-friendly city.
From the kid's...

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Christianshavn - Discovering Copenhagen's Bohemian Heart
Christianshavn - Discovering Copenhagen's Bohemian Heart

An artificial island created back in the 17th century, Christianshavn, with its bright-painted, Dutch-style houses and picturesque canals is known locally as Little Amsterdam. Previously a run-down...

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City Sights of  Charming Copenhagen
City Sights of Charming Copenhagen

A compact town full of charming cobbled streets and cafes where you can stop for a rest and watch the world go by, Copenhagen's sights and sites are easily discovered on foot.

From one of the city's...

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Perfect Day

johns denmark experience (john_galick69, 1 Jun 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Copenhagen in a day (Elaineo19, 28 Jan 2014)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes
milwaukee (stefilie, 5 Apr 2011)
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Perfect Weekend

Copenhagen May 2013 (timttrotter, 21 Mar 2013)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Best Of

Top 10 Romantic Gateways in Europe (pikwik, 26 Mar 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 26 Votes
My List of Great European Cities (amcsocal, 5 May 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 24 Votes
My list of great European Capitals (talendon, 20 Jul 2007)
3.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Recent Trip

Where to go in Copenhagen.... (Jami_18, 13 Dec 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 6 Votes
Copenhagen Day Tour (ForzaHUFC, 6 Dec 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes
Europe via Land and Water (sydneygirl, 27 Mar 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote