Copenhagen

Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

Out on the town

From a day of sightseeing or shopping in Copenhagen's cosy centre, head to one of the city's excellent restaurants, bars or clubs for an evening to remember. Night and day, Copenhagen has more than enough to keep you happy and busy!

It's a perfect day to explore Copenhagen. So jump on your bike, paddle through the city's canals, or go shopping for some designer furniture. The Expedia interactive tour lets you do it all.

Geranium becomes Denmark's first restaurant to receive three Michelin stars, and four other restaurants have just won a star! 

The lesser-known city

You've probably heard of The Little Mermaid and Tivoli Gardens. But have you considered taking a guided tour of Copenhagen based on the hit TV series The Killing ? Find out more about Copenhagen's best kept secrets here.

Copenhagen is small, quick to get around and packed with sights and attractions. See how easy a city break to Copenhagen is with our guide to Copenhagen's hotels, attractions and coolest areas.

Siw Aldershvile, a Nørrebro local, shares her thoughts on her favorite neighborhood in Copenhagen.

Green Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the European Green Capital 2014. Hundreds of thousands of people cycle across Copenhagen each day and the water quality in the harbour is so good that you can swim in it. See everything from ground-breaking sustainable architecture to relaxing green spaces in Copenhagen.

Welcome to the world's most bike-crazy capital! 50% of the city's inhabitants commute to work by bike. As a tourist, you can go with the flow and take a city bike to explore, Copenhagen-style!

Get to know the city

Copenhagen is a small city, divided up into unique areas and really easy to navigate. The lakes mark the northern edge of the city centre and the start of fascinating districts such as Nørrebro, Østerbro and Frederiksberg. Get to know the city here! 

Copenhagen map

Copenhagen quick facts

Population:
Copenhagen                     (1,199,224)
Greater Copenhagen  (1,931,467)
Area:
Copenhagen                     88.25km² (34 square miles)
Greater Copenhagen  3,030km² (1,170 square miles)
Population density       6,200 people per km² (16,000 per square mile)

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