The options are plentiful when you want to explore Copenhagen. If you are not much of a guided tour person, then go on your own adventure.
Rent a bike, get out of the city, and head to North Sealand for some extraordinary nature along the Marguerite route.
Or jump on a boat and sail on the canals or go all the way to the islands of Hven, Bornholm and Christiansø or the old fortress Flakfortet a few kilometres from Copenhagen harbour.
8TALLET follows the pattern of architectural master pieces in Ørestad in Copenhagen and is designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), whom is also known for Denmark’s contribution to the World’s Fair in Shanghai.BIG is also known for designing VM Husene (VM Houses) and VM Bjerget (VM Mountain) in Ørestad.
Dragør is a quaint little village located in the Copenhagen area Amager.Take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque streets lined with beautiful, old, but well-preserved houses painted in yellow.
Get a breath of freash air and set out to sea. Onboard one of Spar Shipping's boats you can try your luck as a real Danish angler.
Rent a bike in Copenhagen and help fight poverty. "Baisikeli" is swahili for "bicycle", but it is also the name of the little sustainable bike rental shop in Turesensgade in Copenhagen.
Explore Copenhagen at your own pace on a GPS-guided bike tour.Only available in Copenhagen.
Sculptural architechture by Bjørn Nørgaard
Get the best views onboard the canal boats in Copenhagen. A guide will let you in on stories and fun facts about the sights along the way.
Enjoy the North Zealandic nature from a canoe or cayak
Since 1898, people have rented rowing boats at this spot, and in 1996, a café was added to the facilities. The outdoor café is located right by the Christianshavn Canal.
The City Bike is world famous, and many visitors as well as Copenhageners use it as a quick and free alternative to cars, buses and taxis, when getting around Copenhagen. The popular free bicycle sharing scheme was the first of its kind and has been since exported to other major cities in Europe. Unfortunately the City of Copenhagen has not found funding for the bikes in 2013.
Feel the presence of history at one of the many fortifications around Copenhagen.
Take a day trip to Denmark's most easterly edge: the delightful islands of Bornholm and Christiansø. The bus will pick you up in Copenhagen and have you back by evening.The drive goes across the Oresund Bridge to Simrishamn in southern Sweden, from where you will catch the ferry to Bornholm and Christiansø.
Only a few kilometers from Copenhagen you will find the small island of Hven. This is where astronomer Tycho Brahe has several observatories. There are daily tours to Hven from Nyhavn, you leave in the morning and are back in the late afternoon.
Monastery from the Middle Ages.Esrum Abby is open to the public and holds both a museum, the Broder Rus restaurant, a herbal garden, and several outdoor acitivites all through the year.
22.Oct.2012 - 31.Dec.2013
Kronborg Castle gets its 426 years old "bordhimmel" (literally sky over the table) home from Sweden in a four-year period.The beautiful piece was made for the king not to get dirt from above into his food.
GoBike is a mode of transportation that combines biking and public transportation. The bikes are equipped with tablets on the handlebars, which will make your journey from A to B flexible and smooth.
If you want to know more about the stunning Renaissance Castle Kronborg in Elsinore, north of Copenhagen, then join a guided tour of the Casemates below the old fortress.With an entrance ticket to Kronborg Castle, the guided tours are at no extyra charge, but groups of up till 35 people can also pay for a specialised tour to some of the hidden gems of the castle. Those tours need to be booked in advance.
Explore wildlife in the 'sizzling savannahs' of Southern Denmark.
Lovely Kristianstad and the majestic wetlands.
The Island and its stunning cliffs can be visited on a day-trip from Copenhagen.
The Schooner was built in the year 1900 by Rasmus Møller´s shipsyard in Fåborg Funen.
Christianshavn is a charming old neighbourhood with quaint 19th century houses lining the streets, facing the lively canals where yachts and house boats are docked alongside beautiful sailboats. In Christianshavn, you will also get a chance to explore the Free Town of Christiania, a town in the city, famous for its alternative life-style and architecture.
The Deer Park is popular for outings, picnics, and walks.Today the area is popular for outings, picnics, long walks, jogging, bicycling, horse back riding, or a trip in a horse carriage.
Day cruises to the island of Flakfortet.Flakfortet is just a short sail away from Copenhagen. On the way you can enjoy the city from the seaside.
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