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

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.

Editor's choice: our tips for December

Each month the editorial staff at VisitCopenhagen share their top 5 recommendations with you. Our favourite tips to top off your perfect Copenhagen experience.

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.  

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. 

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.

Heading for a winter trip?

Let's kickstart your wanderlust. In our winter guide to Copenhagen, you'll find plenty of ideas to add to your itinerary and ways to unlock the secrets of Danish "hygge". Go discover! 

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.

Experience world-class architecture and design

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.

Art and culture in Copenhagen

What better way to get your cultural juices flowing than by combining a musuem visit during the day with a concert, opera or perhaps ballet at night? This guide will get you inspired.

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 till the sun comes up or just have a beer or a cocktail with your friends, Copenhagen has something to offer for everyone. F...

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 scene fo...

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...

Guide: Why Copenhagen wins at winter

The season of hygge, Christmas markets, woolen sweaters, candlelight and good times with the ones you love. Winter in Copenhagen can be quite special,...