Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a city alive with royal history, modern architecture and a thriving, unique culture.Journey through time at Rosenberg Castle, and discover 400 years of cultural splendor, including the nation’s Crown Jewels.

Visit the old commercial port of Nyhavn, now the perfect place to end a long day of exploring. The colourful buildings, lively restaurants and people-watching have made it a must-visit attraction.

Stargaze at Rundetaam, the stunning 17th century tower and oldest functioning observatory in Europe. The perfect place to experience exquisite views of Copenhagen.

Dish of the day

From food markets to bistros to world-class restaurants, the dining scene in Copenhagen is all about making exquisite dishes from local, in season ingredients. Sample the simplest of food, like pickled herring that has been fished in Scandinavian waters for thousands of years, served up with rich butter and freshly chopped dill.

Taste the best of the staple open sandwiches, Smørrebrød, on dense rye bread and make sure to start your morning at a konditori or bageri, with a Danish pastry like the wienerbrød.

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Shore excursions

With 12 Hours In Copenhagen, just a short train ride over the bridge and you can find yourself in the beautiful town of Malmo, in Sweden. Stunning architecture, plenty of Swedish food, and some of the friendliest people make this a perfect little day trip while you’re in Copenhagen.

Or stay in the city, but discover more of the sites by jumping on two wheels. Because the best way to experience Copenhagen is like the locals.

Our secrets

With 12 Hours In Copenhagen, you can discover a wealth of culture, food and history. Visit the vibrant creative hub of Raffen Food Market, the city’s sustainable urban area for innovation, energy and food from all over the world. Stunning architecture, plenty of Swedish food, and some of the friendliest people make this a perfect little day trip while you’re in Copenhagen.

Discover the former industrial district of Refshaleøen, now one of Copenhagen's hippest areas.

Head south along the harbour and find yourself in Sydhavnen, a former fishing area perfect for waterside experiences off the beaten track. While there, head to Restaurant Vandvid, the restaurant on a houseboat, family run with handmade design and some of the freshest organic produce you will taste.