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Everything you need to know about Copenhagen

The capital of Denmark is the pinnacle of Scandi cool and hygge.

It’s full of modern architecture, palaces and quaint little cafes. Head here if you’re after picturesque sights, colourful buildings and beautiful waters.

Quick facts

Location: Copenhagen, Zealand, Denmark
Language: Danish
Population of city: 763,908
Nearest airport: Copenhagen Airport
Main train/bus station(s): Copenhagen Central Station
Best time to visit? All year round
Budget level? £££
Best for: Landmarks, Romantic escapes, Art & Culture, shopping.

How long should I go for?

2-3 nights should be enough to explore this small but perfectly formed capital city. Of course, you can always find more to do if you do want to spend longer!

Getting there:

Copenhagen is well connected by train to Northern Europe as well as Germany and the Netherlands. This means it’s a bit of a bridge between the rest of Europe and Scandinavia. If you’re heading to Stockholm or Oslo, you’ll need to make a stopover in Copenhagen.


Top Attractions

Tivoli Gardens

Visiting the Tivoli Gardens is a must when you’re in Copenhagen – it’s a magical fairground with culture and history built into it.

Nyhavn Harbour

This is probably the most famous sight in Denmark. The Nyhavn harbour is home to beautiful coloured buildings and pristine waters.

Little Mermaid Statue

This statue is a must-see! It was made by Edvard Eriksen, based on the Little Mermaid fairytale back in 1913.

Freetown Christiania

This hippie town is the ultimate stop for getting those all-important Instagram snaps. It is eco-friendly, car-free and you have to apply to live there!

Main Districts

Indre By

Copenhagen’s main centre and downtown area. Here you’ll find all the main attractions as well as loads of food and nightlife options such as Torvehallerne market.


Across the water from Indre By, Christianshavn is home to the world famous Freetown Christiania, as well as The Church of Our Saviour.


Residential area home to Copenhagen Zoo and Freideriksberg Gardens.


Bohemian studenty area just north of Indre By – it’s a foodie mecca: head here for Microbreweries pulling craft pints, cute cafes serving Scandi specialities and plentiful organic options.


Starting at the central station and spreading out to the Southwest. Here you’ll find Kodbyen (the Meatpacking District) – Copenhagen’s coolest nightlife spot.

Culture Hotspots

Statens Museum for Kunst

The Danish National Gallery in Indre By.

Designmuseum Denmark

Check out the history of Design at this Danish national institution.

Charlottenborg Palace

17th Century palace transformed into an art gallery for contemporary art and performance space.


A Selection of Trips and Tours that include Copenhagen

Northern Loop: 4 Weeks

Group Tour

Scandinavian: 1 Week


Northern Loop: 5 Weeks


To Russia With Love: 8 Weeks


Scandinavian: 2 Weeks


Around Europe in 80 Days


To Russia With Love: 6 Weeks