Combining exciting history, rich culture and intimate ambience with excellent shopping experiences and thrilling nightlife, Copenhagen impresses visitors with unexpected yet pleasant contrasts.
Set in a climatic region affected by the Atlantic Ocean, Copenhagen is subject to unstable weather conditions throughout the year. However, high temperatures and moderate rainfall in summer turn the city into one of the best holiday spots in Europe.
Things to do and see
City tours allow tourists to discover many modern constructions squeezed seamlessly between historic buildings, some of them boasting fairy tale inspired architecture that can make tourists feel like Alice in Wonderland. Several highlights included in these tours are the Danish National Gallery, the Experimentarium museum, the Botanical Gardens and Rosenborg Castle.
Copenhagen also has a vibrant beach life, with clean, magnificent beaches offering a series of facilities such as sun loungers, umbrellas and beach showers. Streets flooded with unexpected combinations of cold electronic music, wild rock rhythms and warm jazz mixes not only tell a story about this city, but also invite holidaymakers to visit its bars and pubs. Complementing the ambience, numerous pizza and shawarma joints invite tourists to grab a bite, while Michelin-starred restaurants are perfect choices for dining in style and enjoying refined cuisine.
Although accommodation is quite expensive, tourists can find all kinds of lodging alternatives, from old forts to camping sites, and from hostels to apartments and top hotels. Two accommodation options usually preferred by tourists are Cab Inn and Hotel Nyhavn.
The average flight time from London to Copenhagen is one hour and forty minutes. Once in the city, a tourist can find numerous transportation facilities, ranging from buses to intercity trains.