Said to be edgier than Stockholm and more cultured than Oslo, it is no wonder that Copenhagen is not only viewed as the ‘coolest’ of the Nordic capitals but one of the oldest and more popular cities in Europe. Boasting outstanding cuisine, architecture and attractions, Copenhagen is a fantastic city destination.
Copenhagen is bursting with world-class museums, a fantastic café culture and stunning architecture; so in order to truly unearth the wonders of this fantastic city, do as the locals do and explore Copenhagen by bike. The city boasts superb cultural attractions not least the modern Parkmuseerne, which offers six fantastic museums connected by picturesque parks; including the Rosenborg Castle which showcases the Danish crown jewels.
Follow in the footsteps of Walt Disney and Hans Christian Andersen and fall in love with the magical Tivoli Gardens. Or why not visit another of the city’s most famous residents: the Little Mermaid statue? For something a little different, visit the colourful free town of Christiania, an alternative society which was founded by a group of hippies in the 1970s and is now filled with street art, homemade houses, music venues, and organic eateries.
End a great day sightseeing with a drink at the picturesque Nyhavn where you can enjoy the live music on offer and watch the bustle of other tourists passing by. Feeling hungry? If you're looking for good food, you have come to the right place; Copenhagen is famous for its incredible food offering. The city is bursting with unique gastro experiences, so whether you fancy a wonderful fine dining experience, authentic Thai food, or a Smørrebrød — a popular Danish open-faced sandwich — there is something to suit every taste. And with plenty of fantastic pubs, jazz bars, and night clubs, Copenhagen also offers a superb variety of nightlife to cap off a great break in this Nordic capital.
* prices based on cheapest quotes made in Skyscanner.net throughout 2018