Quaint neighborhoods stacked with colorful homes in the backdrop of a strikingly tranquil Nyhavn waterfront, Danish cuisine that’s too good to be missed, the forlorn Little Mermaid beckoning for attention are few reasons that ensure Copenhagen never goes out of style.
And here’s how you get the best of Copenhagen in 3 good days!
How to spend 72 hours in Copenhagen
✔︎ 1st Day
♥︎ Canal tour ♥︎ Culture ♥︎ Sightseeing
Day 1 — Morning:
1 Hour Copenhagen Canal Tour. Prepare yourself to be swept off your feet by the iconic attractions that make Copenhagen, Copenhagen! The Little Mermaid statue, the hippy neighbourhood of Christianshavn and the ancient Amalienborg castle are a few to watch for. Blink and you’ll miss it!
2 Hour Copenhagen Segway Tour. This tour is tailor-made for those who like to explore places at their own pace without intrusions. Glide through the vibrant alleys and admire the architecture of the Danish Parliament and the Royal Palace, or sit by the Langelinie waterfront to admire the Little Mermaid for hours!
Copenhagen Card – 72 hours. Buy a suitable Copenhagen card and get free admission to as many as 73 of the city’s attractions including the Tivoli gardens, and discounts on numerous other museums, cafes and bars. In addition, enjoy unlimited access to free transportation around the city.
✔︎ 2nd Day
♥︎ Photography ♥︎ Adventure ♥︎ History
Day 2 — Morning:
Copenhagen Hidden Gems Photo Walk tour – Christianshavn & Houseboats. Christianshavn is Copenhagen at its most photogenic. Not just that, some of these places are the best way to unwrap the classic culture of Copenhagen in a very non-touristy manner.
Afternoon to Evening:
Skip-the-Line Entry to Tivoli Gardens.
Tivoli garden makes its way into every Copenhagen itinerary ever. Enjoy the privilege of not having to spend your vacation in endless queues. Amuse the kid in you by enjoying the thrill rides in Tivoli and stay as long as you want with a card that’s valid for the whole day!
✔︎ 3rd Day
♥︎ Food ♥︎ Offbeat experience ♥︎ Walking tour
Day 3 — Morning: Private 3-hour Walking Tour: Best of Copenhagen. Feel what it is to shop in the world’s oldest shopping street, Stroget. After a hearty shopping experience coupled with coffee, adore the drop-dead gorgeous 17th-century architectures such as the Marble Church and the Christiansborg Castle.
Afternoon: 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Food Tour in Copenhagen.
Ever strolled around savoring exotic cuisines just for the sheer pleasure of it? No? Here you go, taste some of the delectable concoctions of Danish food while learning its significance in the country’s culture. Go beer tasting in Taphouse, and try unparalleled fresh seafood in the Torvehallerne market.
Evening: Alternative Tour to Norrebro Neighborhood and offbeat Copenhagen.
You have posed for a selfie with the Mermaid and taken that adventurous ride at the Tivoli gardens. Now explore Norrebro, the hippest destination in the whole of Denmark! Stop by the quirky street art scenes and unwind with a coffee date in the cafes of Andersen and Maillard or Arrebo.
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