Things to do in Copenhagen

Get inspired and discover Copenhagen’s classic tourist attractions, palaces, hidden gems and much more that’ll inspire you to go out and explore Copenhagen.

The royal and historic Copenhagen

Home to one of the oldest monarchies in the world with a history tracing back to the Viking Age. History is everywhere in Copenhagen where cobblestone streets, palaces and royal artefacts make for a beautiful backdrop to the modern life lived by the Copenhageners of today.

Discover the world's best bike city

Copenhagen is best explored on two wheels and we're here to help you do just that by guiding you to some of the best bike rentals, bike routes and other sorts of inspiration for your bike ride in Copenhagen.

Top attractions in Copenhagen

Pick and choose between the classic Copenhagen attractions and put together the perfect sightseeing.

Discover the gems outside the city

Copenhagen's surrounding region is easy to reach and is packed with beatiful landscapes and cozy beach towns, historic castles and modern museums that all make for a perfect day trip.  

Perfect day trips

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Activities and attractions.

Whether you're going for the classics or want to go beyond, these guides are for you. When exploring Copenhagen, make sure to visit Copenhagen's distinct neighbourhoods that all hold uniquely different experiences. 

Copenhagen Beer Week 3-11 October

Have a brew in Copenhagen! CPHBW is a brand new and unique initiative supported by nearly 40 breweries, several bars and beer brands from all over Den...

Copenhagen's top museums

Copenhagen is a great city for art lovers and home to internationally acknowledged art museums, and also boasts some fantastic themed and historic mus...

Sightseeing - on your own or on a tour

There are many ways to see Copenhagen. Rent a bike and race from one neighbourhood to another, hop on a boat and be your own captain sailing the C...

What's on

Check the event calendar to see exhibitions and activities in and around Copenhagen, so you can plan ahead and don't miss a thing.

The museum guide

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Sightseeing

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Shopping guide

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Get inspired to an eco-friendly stay

Jumping in the clean harbour and bike everywhere. Those are just some of the visible proofs that Copenhagen is a global frontrunner when it comes to creating city where sustainability and a high quality of life go hand in hand. But there are plenty of ways you can take sustainable action and have fun when visiting our green capital.

Go green: A sustainability guide to Copenhagen

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Unfolding Copenhagen's culture and creativity

Art centers, galleries, museums, historic and contemporary. Copenhagen’s art scene draws world-famous artists from all over the world, and the art instiutions have something for everyone. Besides, the architecture and design legacy of Copenhagen is strong and reasons to pay some of these places a visit.

Arts, culture and Danish design

Whether you're into contemporary art, theatre, ancient sculptures, design classics or heavy metal concerts, Copenhagen is ready to entertain, teach, inspire and impress you.

Experience world-class modern architecture

The architecture legacy in Copenhagen is strong, all-pervading and built on the international success experienced by the New Modern architecture movement in the 1960’s - but is more relevant than ever. Here's why.

Want to see and do Copenhagen like a true local?

Get up on that saddle. In our guide to bike city Copenhagen, you'll find plenty of inspiration for your bicycle itinerary. Go discover! 

Going with kids or with your party-loving friends?

These guides got you covered whether you're looking for the perfect night out or need ideas for family-friendly activities. 

Bars, clubs, and parties: The Copenhagen nightlife guide

Whether you want to dance until the sun comes up or just have a beer or a cocktail with your friends, Copenhagen has something to offer for ever...

Guide: Copenhagen with kids

In Copenhagen, we love kids! And kids usually love Copenhagen.  125 public playgrounds , child-friendly  attractions  and plenty of space set the scen...

Copenhagen on a budget

If you want to squeeze as much as possible out of your visit to Copenhagen without spending too much money, this guide is for you. No matter if you ar...

Things to do on a rainy day

Danish weather can be tricky but do not worry. There are plenty of things to do and these days are perfect for a visit to a museum and also a great ex...

When are you going? 4 seasons, 4 guides.

Copenhagen is blessed with four very distinct seasons each with their own special flavour. Sure, Copenhagen is nice in summer, but you should not underestimate the three other seasons. In these guides, you'll see why.

Guide to Copenhagen in Spring

When spring comes around in Copenhagen, the streets become filled with newfound energy. The Copenhageners escape from their winter hibernation and cel...

The essential guide: Summer in Copenhagen

Spending summer in Copenhagen? Enjoy the long days and bright summer nights by hanging out with the locals in some of the many parks, urban spaces and...

Why autumn is your new favourite time of year

Orange is the new green, as the air gets crisper and the days shorten. Autumn (or fall) days in Copenhagen are a little less crowded and a peak season...

Copenhagen in Winter

Winter is the peak season of  hygge ,  Christmas markets , woolen sweaters, candlelight and good times with the ones you love. Winter in Copenhagen ca...