The perfect Copenhagen experience by foot

Copenhagen is a very walking-friendly city, and its size makes it perfect for a full day by foot where you get to see a lot. Here is one itinerary suggestion – our tips for a great day of experiencing Copenhagen by foot.

Brunch at Wulff & Konstali

Wulff & Konstali | VisitCopenhagen

Start your morning with a supreme brunch at Wulff & Konstali located at hip Islands Brygge, right next to Christianshavn. Here you can pick and choose exactly what you want from their 21 delicious components. The restaurant has their very own bakery, and make both bread and other homemade food from scratch. Wulff & Konstali has delicious food, beautiful rustic interior and is perfectly located in regards to the next stop of the day: Danish Architecture Centre (DAC).

(If you need more choices, check out our guide of best brunch and breakfast places in Copenhagen.)

Exhibits at Danish Architecture Centre 

 DAC | VisitCopenhagen

DAC is located in the cozy neighbourhood of Christianshavn and that is also where our next stop is: Copenhagen Street Food at Paper island. Walk along the canal where you will surpass the Circle Bridge. The architectural landmark with the five masts, resembles a ship by the quay as a reference to Copenhagen’s shipping history.

You can join DAC on a guided tour around Copenhagen to experience all the beautiful architecture. For instance, check out their 90 minutes of new architecture tour.

Christianshavn and all it has to offer

Christiania | VisitCopenhagen

After having eaten your weight in delicious food, it’s time to experience everything Christianshavn has to offer. You can take a walk along the canals or brave their stairs all the way up the golden spiral staircase of the Church of Our Savior, where you get a view of all of Copenhagen. Afterwards, you should take a walk in the free town of Christiania, which offers everything from music and art to relaxation by the lake. All of this, you will find along Prinsessegade and each are located few hundred meters apart.

Dinner at the restaurant 108

108 | VisitCopenhagen

When you are done exploring Christianshavn and feel the hunger creeping up on you, you should try restaurant 108. 108 is the younger sibling of world-renowned restaurant noma and is located by Christianshavns canal and the bridge Inderhavnsbroen. The restaurant is known for their sublime gastronomy, using Nordic produce.

(If this is not for you, check out our guide of top 10 value for money restaurants in Copenhagen)

Brews and cocktails with the locals

 Christianshavn | VisitCopenhagen

When you just can’t eat any more, it’s probably time for a drink. You now have the option of crossing Inderhavnsbroen to Toldboden and Nyhavn, both places that are well known by tourists, or you can stay in Christianshavn and experience some more local places. You can e.g. try Sofiekælderen located close to Christianshavn metro, which is a nice place whether you fancy a cocktail or a craft beer. They have outdoor seating as long as the weather is nice, and have DJ’s playing in the weekends when the night falls. 

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