Copenhagen – TOP 10 things to do

Have you ever wonder what it is like to explore one of the happiest country in the world, to experience the now popular so-called hygge, while having a great time and tasting great food? Then you should definitely visit Copenhagen! 

Here are our Top 10 things to do in Copenhagen:

1. Exploring the magic of Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens are the second oldest amusement park in the world! It is kind of a wonderland in the middle of the city! It is said that this park has inspired Walt Disney for Disneyland, a must-see!

a girl and a man hugging in front of a Christmas tree at night at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen Denmark

2. Wandering around Nyhavn

Nyhavn is a small and cute street around the sea, filled with restaurants and bars! In winter, there is also a wonderful Christmas Market where you can drink mulled wine, yummy!!

View of the sea shore with coloured buildings and a boat in Nyhavn in Copenhagen Denmark

3. Learning more about the Danish history at the Rosenborg Castle

This beautiful castle is full of paintings, old and classic furniture and is also home of the Jewels of the Crown!

Rosenborg Castle in Copenhagen Denmark

4. Getting crazy in the former self-ruled city of Christiania

This district was supposed to be home of some kind of hippies who decided to create their own rules. Nowadays, it is more a touristic attraction but it is still very interesting to wander around there.

Graffitis on a building in Christiania in Copenhagen Denmark

5. Climbing up the Rundetårn

Rundetårn is an old observatory in a special round form from where you will get a view of the entire city of Copenhagen!

Rundetårn Old building in Copenhagen Denmark

6. Taking a boat tour on the canals

Only if the weather is not too bad (and maybe not in Winter)!

2 boats in a sea with coloured buildings at night in Nyhavn in Copenhagen Denmark

7. Shopping your Christmas presents in a Christmas market

During Christmas time, you will find Christmas markets pretty much everywhere in the city. Don’t forget to drink Gløgg (mulled wine) to get warm 😉

Christmas market with lights and a church in Copenhagen Denmark

8. Being a real tourist by taking a picture of the Little Mermaid

This small sculpture on the sea has become so famous that so many people know Copenhagen, only for this statue. Honestly, it is not that impressive but it’s a must-see!

Sculpture of the Little Mermaid on a rock on the sea in Copenhagen Denmark

9. Ending your day in The Library Bar

This bar is so cool! It looks like an old British library with all its books and the paintings on the wall. You will definitely feel like a British Lord! And also, their cocktails are excellent!

2 glasses of cocktails with people drinking in a library in Copenhagen Denmark

10. Attending the training of the Royal Horse Guards behind the Parliament building

The horses are so beautiful, so well-educated, you definitely have to have a look at this ”show”!

white horses in front of an old official building in Copenhagen Denmark

Our tips:

  • While there, make sure to take it slow! Danish follow the Hygge life style, which means enjoying the little things, like spending time with your loved ones while drinking a tea by the fire!
  • Attending the guards changing in Amalienborg is also really fun and impressive as absolutely no mistake is made! There are several changing during the day but the biggest one is at noon!
  • Food in Denmark is a must, therefore it is no surprise that you can find some of the best restaurants in the world in Copenhagen! As we are brunch lovers, we highly recommend you to try The Organic Boho that only serves organic and vegan food and The Union Kitchen!
  • Remember that life is pretty expensive in nothern countries, so try to book your hotel well in advance to enjoy the best rates.

Do not hesitate to check our other articles, many more are coming soon! You can also follow our adventures on Instagram!


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