Copenhagen might be a bit chilly in the winter, but really, that is part of the charm of a good nordic city break. And let's not forget that the city is explored best both indoors and outdoors.
Let's start outside. Of course, you could go and explore the streets of Copenhagen. That's great! But maybe you're thinking, that it could be fun to jump in the Copenhagen harbour and get a good ice swimming and sauna experience packed in your bag of fond travel memories.
With CopenHot, you’ll get a spa experience that I bet you’ve never tried before. Cruise the Copenhagen canals in a spa boat or chill out in a fire-heated barrel spa at the harbour.
Every winter, Frederiksberg Runddel, by the entrance to Frederiksberg Garden, is transformed into a wonderful ice rink that allows you to have fun on the ice throughout the winter season. Admission to the ice rink at Frederiksberg Runddel in Copenhagen is free, and everyone is welcome.
The merriest of times in the merriest of places. Copenhagen simply oozes of yuletide, good times, "hygge" of course, traditional Christmas dishes and plenty of lights adding to the special atmosphere this time of year brings to us all.
If you're into contemporary art Copenhagen contemporary is a great place to get indoors for a moment to warm your bones and get some spectacular artful encounters. Or check out the National Museum who at the moment is having an exhibition where you can join the Vikings on an incredible raid.
Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) is Copenhagen’s international art centre showing installation art created by international stars and new emerging talents. CC occupies the magnificent former B&W welding hall offering a total of 7,000 m2 of beautiful industrial surroundings.
Travel back in time in Denmark's history with exhibitions from the Stone Age, the Viking Age, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Modern Danish History inside this 1700's palace.The National Museum is located in The Prince’s Palace, built in 1743-44.
No trip to Copenhagen is complete without great food, drinks and bucketloads of good times. The city is packed with friendly places to go.
Going back in time to discover the future of Nordic gastronomy and beer. At Barr, you can experience new takes on the region’s cold-country cooking, and experiments with classic dishes like Danish frikadeller (meatballs).
The Bib Gourmand restaurant Marv & Ben (Marrow & Bone) is located in the beautiful medieval cobblestone street of Snaregade. Here you can dive into Nordic gastronomy, and a menu that's based on the best local ingredients and as much organic produce as possible.
Salon 39 is a different kind of cocktail bar located in the district of Frederiksberg. The classy cocktail bar near the lakes combines the sleek old-time-y charm of the classic cocktail bar with a tempting dinner menu in an intimate setting.
As for now, it is possible to fly directly to Copenhagen Airport from both London and Manchester.
Getting a good night's sleep is an important part of your holiday. Book one of our recommended hotels in Copenhagen, and you will be guaranteed the best base and service during your stay in Copenhagen.