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Hi all, only have the one day, cannot change it. Museums all seem to be closed on Monday, any sugesstions for what to do on a monday in January?

Thanks Alison

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Hi sydneyalicat,

Hopefully this will help you. We are also in Copenhagen, arriving on a Sunday night in January, but we have a further 4 days to explore.

However, Monday is still precious to us, so to make the most of this day (when the museums are closed), I have put together the following walking itinerary:

1. Start your day at Kongens Nytorv, a central old square near the Royal Theatre etc.

2. Walk to Gammel Strand to take a canal boat tour (sit on the right hand side for the best view). See Copenhagen from the water.

3. Walk to The Round Tower (it is open on a Monday 10am-6pm – about 8 minutes walk from Gammel Strand).

4. Walk around Stroget Street and take a few turns left and right, to see the main city area.

5. Walk to Nyhavn area to see the iconic Copenhagen canal houses, try for sunset.

6. Try Polsevogen (hot dog stand), Google the location, it is close to the canal boat tours and Kongens Nytorv park.

7. Visit St Peder’s Bakery for a bit of Danish pastry – again Google the location.

8. In the evening pick a restaurant in Vesterbro Kodbyen (Meat Packing District).

If you have some extra time, visit one of the parks in Copenhagen. You could also fit in Torvehallerne (food market), close to a couple of parks. Work out what you would like to see in Copenhagen and then use Google to estimate the walking times.

Have a lovely holiday.

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Do a Segway or walking tour of the city. Dress warmly though :)

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Yes, walking, bike or Segway tours would be a good option on a Monday. In that way, you would also with most companies meet a local who you can chat to about Copenhagen! There are of course plenty of options to choose from such as walking tours with Copenhagen Urban Adventures, Segway tours with Segway Tours Copenhagen or bike tours with BeCopenhagen.

If you don't want a tour, skip the sights and go explore the neighborhoods instead. Settle in at one of the various cafes or beer joint out there and people watch or see if you can find some of the neighborhoods hidden gems. For your information, there are plenty and they are 'open' on Mondays.

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How about a self walking tour ?

We started by the round tower and walked to little mermaid and then along the waterfront to Nyhavn

Spot of lunch in one of the cafes there and then a wander through the neighbourhood and back up through stroget looking at all the shops

Dress warmly and enjoy!


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You can also go onto copenhagen cards webpage where all the major sights are listed and see what is open on Monday

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Thank you everyone, should be enough to get a taste of the city.


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