What to do in Copenhagen in one day

09:00 – Hotel Skt. Annæ

09:30 – Nyhavn

10:30 – MORMORS Cafe

11:00 – Rosenborg Castle

12:30 – Restaurant Schoennemann

14:00 – The National Museum of Denmark

16:00 – Andersen Bakery

17:00 – Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

18:30 – Tivoli Gardens

19:30 – Restaurant Krebsegaarden

21:00 – Copenhagen Opera House

22:30 – 1105 cocktail bar

23:59 – Culture Box

 

We mapped out your day trip in Copenhagen

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Copenhagen

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is a feast of cultural activities and historical monuments. From trendy boutique shops to hipster cafes, Copenhagen is the paradise for anyone with an artistic bone in their body. This city boasts an eccentric fashion scene, complete with lovely designer couture and fashion shows. During your Copenhagen day trips, visit the home of the royal family: the Amalienborg Palace. Wander through the narrow cobblestone streets, enjoying the sights of the candle-lit cafes and museums. Here in Copenhagen, everything is accessible via bicycle and the city is known for being environmentally friendly. Visit Copenhagen and experience why this amazing city is often considered the happiest city on Earth

Visit the many stunningly gorgeous attractions Copenhagen has to offer, which includes the Rosenborg Castle (and its beautiful gardens), the Christianbrog Palace, and the National Museum of Denmark. Copenhagen Zoo, Grand Theatre, and Circus Building are also worth a visit

Copenhagen natives love their open-faced sandwiches, so while you’re there, sample a few different kinds of smørrebrød. Copenhagen also has amazing coffee, teas, and lattes to get your morning started right. Indulge in snegl, a buttery cinnamon pastry similar to a cinnamon roll

Denmark has one official language: Danish. “Hej” is “Hello” and “Farvel” is “Goodbye”.  To ask someone how they are, ask “Hvordan har du det?” “Thank you” is “Tak” and “Excuse me” is “Unskyld mig”. “Yes” is “Ja” and “No” is “Ingen”

During the summer, expect lots of sun and average highs in the low-70s. Fall becomes chilly and has average temperatures in the 50s. Winter is snowy and icy, with average highs in the upper-30s.  Spring is breezy, with highs in the 60s

From Terminal 3, take the metro (subway), which runs into the city 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and a ticket costs around 40 Danish kroner. Taking a private taxi from the airport to the city costs around 170 Danish kroner

The public transport infrastructure of Copenhagen is among the most reliable in the world. Public transport, including buses and coaches, will get you anywhere you wish to go in the capital region. Renting a car or bike is also a popular option

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