You can swim in the clean waters of the city harbour, stay in a sustainable hotel, eat organic and bike your way around the city. Copenhagen is truly a green capital. In fact, the ambitious green profile of the city has a clear goal: The City of Copenhagen aims to become the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025. Read more about Easy to go eco.
Copenhagen has won the prestigious European Green Capital 2014 award by the European Commisssion because the city excels in combining sustainable solutions with growth and quality of life. That means 2014 will be filled with more than 200 green events, masterclasses and conferences for both visitors and professionals. Read more on Sharing Copenhagen.
Gallery reference view
Christiania bike with children
Fall in Copenhagen
Copenhagen harbour bath
The Lakes in Copenhagen
Promenade by the Lakes
Jump in for a swim
Cees van Roeden
In Copenhagen you are never far from a beach and during summer you can also go for a swim in the many centrally located harbour baths. Amager Beach Park offers 4.6 kilometers of white sand beach, Islands Brygge Harbour Bath has five basins and Urban Beach offers sand, sweaty beats and drinks.
Want ‘clean’ products for your hair and skin? In Copenhagen you have the option of buying organic skin care as well as taking a time out to indulge yourself with a facial, a body treatment or massage with only organic products.
In Copenhagen practically everybody rides a bike. If you want to live like a true Copenhagener, you can rent a bike and cruise around and explore the city on two wheels.