Vesterbro

Copenhagen on a Budget

Young, budget-strapped but cool? A green, open city with a buzzing street life, Copenhagen has much to offer those travelling on a shoestring – from urban parks and free museums to hipster hangouts.

ACCOMMODATION

Stay at one of CABINN's four central low-cost hotels or at the designer Generator Hostel.

DISCOUNTS AND FREE ADMISSION

Most of Copenhagen's museums waive the entrance fee on Wednesdays, and many are free every day, including the Danish National Gallery and the National Museum of Denmark. But if you're planning to see many attractions the Copenhagen Card grants you free or discounted access to most popular attractions in Greater Copenhagen. The card also includes travel on all public transport.

INSPIRATIONAL ITINERARY

09:30 Head for Vesterbro – one of Copenhagen's happening hipster-villes. Enjoy a full breakfast at Bang & Jensen.

10:30 Rent a bike and ride or walk along the lakes to Nørrebrogade – the street in the world with most cyclists! 

11:30 Hotfoot down Elmegade and Jægersborggade – two of the city's coolest urban villages. Visit the cemetery-turned-urban-park the Assistens Kirkegård and the graves of artists and great thinkers, such as fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen and philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. Or ride your bike to Superkilen – the city's new global park with street objects from around the world.

13:00 Return to the cafés by the lakes or head to the covered food market, Torvehallerne, by Nørreport Station and grab a sandwich.

14:00 Visit the Danish National Gallery (free entrance) and explore the newly rearranged Modernism collection guided by a free iPad on loan.

15:30 Head for Kongens Have – an urban park with live jazz concerts on sun-kissed days. Or if it's Sunday then head to Christiania for free open-air rock concerts. There are also ballgames and concerts in Fælledparken.

19:00 Enjoy a full meal and a beer for less than DKK 100 at Morgenstedet in Christiania (vegetarian and organic) or at one of the many cheap eats around Blågårdsgade or other parts of Nørrebro.

21:00 Head to the area around Larsbjørnsstræde – a grunge-y urban village – and enjoy a couple of affordable beers at student hangouts such as Din nye ven (Your new friend).

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