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The Harbour Circle

A 13-km route around Copenhagen's harbour.

The Harbour Circle is the ultimate Copenhagen harbourside walk, a 13 kilometre long walking and cycle path that runs from major sights at Nyhavn to the quiet backwaters of Christianshavn and Sydhavn.

Grab your best shoes or rent a bike and let your trip of the day be the Harbour Circle. The route snakes its way through the neighbourhoods Islands Brygge, Amager, Sydhavnen, Vesterbro, the Inner City, Holmen, and Christianshavn, so it is guaranteed to leave you with insights into how diverse Copenhagen really is.  

See the best of the waterside city

The path mixes city life and raw nature in the best way. You will pass by historical attractions and up-and-coming areas being developed at the speed of lightning. You will see unspoilt green areas, houseboats, swim zones, architectural gems and much more. 

If 13 kilometres sounds like too big of a commitment, the route is designed so you can do shorter chunks of the route of 2, 4 or 7 kilometres. 

See the route and some of the attractions along the way on this map.