The capital city and region offer a wide range of natural, cultural and historical riches. Within the region, there are short distances to very different kinds of sights and attractions, There are excellent opportunities to combine them to create memorable day trips – or longer trips, if you wish.
Hans Christian Andersen wrote the fairytale, Disney produced the film and Copenhagen has the world-famous statue in her honour. The Little Mermaid is still one of Denmark’s biggest tourist attractions. In fact, she is one of the most photographed women in the world.
The iconic Tivoli Gardens amusement park is located in the centre of Copenhagen. The gardens were opened in 1843 and much has happened around them since then.
In Tivoli Gardens, there is a plethora of amusements and rides, beautiful flowers and decorations, and eateries to suit every taste. There are also concerts with a wide range of Danish and international artists.
Copenhagen offers an eclectic selection of museums, a planetarium, The Experimentarium and Denmark’s Aquarium. The city hosts to many events including festivals, exhibitions, dance, theatre and music.
Copenhagen is also a shopper’s paradise. Copenhagen’s shopping centres have everything your heart could possibly desire – there is something to suit every taste and every size of wallet! If you get hungry, there are restaurants of all kinds, cafés and fast food eateries. It is entirely up to you: What is it to be? A gourmet dinner, hot dogs, cocktails or just a cold beer, maybe?
If you want to see everything Copenhagen has to offer, it is also worth knowing that the city has a comprehensive transport system. It is easy to move around the region. You can travel on buses, canal buses, trains and metro using one and the same ticket. If you need to get somewhere fast, there are plenty of taxis too.