Copenhagen

Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

Unforgettable sights

Take a boat trip, cycle or walk between Copenhagen's many sights. From grand palaces, such as Rosenborg Castle, to beautiful icons like The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen will leave a lasting impression on you.

Enjoy a city packed full of royal sites and events. Follow the Queen's Royal Guards on their daily march through Copenhagen, visit the city's many royal palaces or take a picnic in a royal garden. 

Danish 'Hygge' in Copenhagen

Out on the town

From a day of sightseeing or shopping in Copenhagen's cosy centre, head to one of the city's excellent restaurants, bars or clubs for an evening to remember. Night and day, Copenhagen has more than enough to keep you happy and busy!

The lesser-known city

You've probably heard of The Little Mermaid and Tivoli Gardens. But have you considered taking a guided tour of Copenhagen based on the hit TV series The Killing ? Find out more about Copenhagen's best kept secrets here.

Copenhagen is small, quick to get around and packed with sights and attractions. See how easy a city break to Copenhagen is with our guide to Copenhagen's hotels, attractions and coolest areas.

Green Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the European Green Capital 2014. Hundreds of thousands of people cycle across Copenhagen each day and the water quality in the harbour is so good that you can swim in it. See everything from ground-breaking sustainable architecture to relaxing green spaces in Copenhagen.

Welcome to the world's most bike-crazy capital! 50% of the city's inhabitants commute to work by bike. As a tourist, you can go with the flow and take a free bike to tour the city, Copenhagen-style!

Copenhagen for kids

Royal guards, castles, amusements parks... Copenhagen is a city with a serious sense of fun! The famous Tivoli Gardens is a wonderland for children, right at the heart of the city. Many of Copenhagen's museums have special departments just for kids. Read on to find more family fun across the city.

More than a fairground, Tivoli Gardens is a fairy-tale land for the young and the young at heart! Let loose in this charming world of attractions at the heart of Copenhagen.

Royal guards, castles, amusements parks - Copenhagen is a city with a serious sense of fun!

Get to know the city

Copenhagen is a small city, divided up into unique areas and really easy to navigate. The lakes mark the northern edge of the city centre and the start of fascinating districts such as Nørrebro, Østerbro and Frederiksberg. Get to know the city here! 

Copenhagen map

Copenhagen quick facts

Population:
Copenhagen                     (1,199,224)
Greater Copenhagen  (1,931,467)
Area:
Copenhagen                     88.25km² (34 square miles)
Greater Copenhagen  3,030km² (1,170 square miles)
Population density       6,200 people per km² (16,000 per square mile)

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