Eco Copenhagen

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.

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Top 10 baths & beaches

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.

Organic restaurants

Copenhagen is a green city and that also reflects in the restaurants. Many of the Copenhagen restaurants go for an organic or largely organic menu.

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Top 10 organic produce

Most supermarkets carry a good selection of organic fruit and veggies, and in Copenhagen you can find greengrocers that mainly carry organic and locally grown produce.

Watch the video: 150 winter swimmers jump in Copenhagen harbour

150 people took an ice cold dip in the clean harbour in Copenhagen at the launch of the city's European Green Capital 2014 title.

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Organic hair & skin

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.

List of bike rentals in Copenhagen

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.