Copenhagen's harbour baths and beaches

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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. 

If you want more in-depth information on the Copenhagen Harbour, download the dedicated app for that here: KBH Havn.

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Islands Brygge Harbour Bath
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Islands Brygge Harbour Bath

One of the most visited is located at Islands Brygge, right across the bridge from the city centre. This spot has become iconic, and here you get open air swimming right in the centre of the city. Mee...

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Sandkaj bathing zone
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Sandkaj bathing zone

Sandkaj Harbour bath is an official bathing zone in the new Nordhavn quarter, where the boardwalk, the cafés and bathing guests create a lovely beach vibe.

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Sluseholmen Harbour Bath
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Sluseholmen Harbour Bath

Harbour bath Sluseholmen is a small but beautifully designed area with swimming facilities in the southern part of Copenhagens harbour.

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Kalvebod Bølge
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Kalvebod Bølge

Kalvebod Brygge waterfront is Kalvebod Bølge (Kalvebod Wave) that entices relaxation, activities and fun.

Kalvebod Brygge on Copenhagen's waterfront used to be very business-oriented with very little ...

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Fisketorvet Harbour Bath
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Fisketorvet Harbour Bath

Havnebadet Fisketorvet offer recreational bathing facilities along the waterfront of Copenhagen. The harbour bath serve as an urban supplement to the beaches around the city.

Harbour bath Fisketorvet...

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La Banchina
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La Banchina

The simple café and restaurant in Copenhagen’s rustic Refshaleøen in Copenhagen takes harbour front hygge to new heights. All year round.

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Kastrup Sea Bath
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Kastrup Sea Bath

What's better than jumping into the blue wave in the most beautiful surroundings? When you visit Sneglen, Kastrup Søbad, you have the best view of Saltholm Island and Sweden.

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Havnevigen Harbour Bath
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Havnevigen Harbour Bath

Havnevigen Harbour Bath is located in a newly built neighbourhood on the southern part of Islands Brygge and is characterised by the beautiful artificial beach by the water. In addition to the newly b...

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Halvandet
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Halvandet

Halvandet is a beach bar close to Copenhagen city center with beach furniture, harbour bath, and stunning cityscape views.

You will get a great city view, cold drinks, cool music, and a great atmosph...

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Søndre Refshalebassin Harbour Bath
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Søndre Refshalebassin Harbour Bath

Søndre Refshalebassin is a small harbour bath located on on the industrial island, Refshaleøen. The bathing zone is only a short walk from Reffen Street Food Market. 

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Amager Helgoland
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Amager Helgoland

Amager Helgoland is a bathhouse, which is located at the Northern end of Amager Beach. It is open during the summer, but is also open for winter swimmers during the winter.

The new Amager Helgoland was...

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Bellevue
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Bellevue

The area around Bellevue on the northern outskirts of Copenhagen is a popular destination for both locals, residents and international tourists. Bellevue is a 700-metre-long sandy beach in Klampenborg...

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Svanemølle Beach
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Svanemølle Beach

In June 2010 Østerbro got the new beach Svanemøllestranden.

Svanemølle beach is 4,000 sqm. new sandy beach with a 130-meter long pier into the water.

The beach itself is located at the angle between th...

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Hellerup Beach
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Hellerup Beach

Just north of Copenhagen you will find Hellerup Strand, which is a sandy and kid-friendly beach.

Hellerup Strand is a relatively small beach that stretches about 100 meters from Onsgårdsvej to Lille S...

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