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.

Get to know Copenhagen

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! 

Jump on your bike, paddle Copenhagen's canals, or shop for Danish design furniture, all without leaving your seat! The Expedia interactive tour takes you to Copenhagen.

Copenhagen Map

Unforgettable sights

Take a boat trip, cycle or walk between Copenhagen's many sights. From grand palaces, such as Rosenborg Castle, to beautiful icons like The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen will leave a lasting impression on you.

Copenhagen in a city full of famous sights. But if you fancy getting outside the city limits, there are also many world-renowned sights nearby, such as Kronborg Castle.

Copenhagen is a city that effortlessly combines old and new, preserving its 1,000-year history yet always looking to the future with open arms, hearts and minds. Copenhagen is a modern day fairytale with a happy ending.

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!

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.

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

More than a fairground, Tivoli Gardens is a fairy-tale land for the young and the young at heart! Let loose in this charming world of attractions in Copenhagen.

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.

Head off the beaten track and find your own quiet piece of Copenhagen to explore. Here are our pick of the city's best secret places, including hidden parks and cafés.

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

More Copenhagen info

Are you ready to find out more about Copenhagen and how to get to Copenhagen? Then follow these links to info on hotels in Copenhagen, Copenhagen transport and unique things to see and do.

Copenhagen quick facts

Copenhagen                     (1,199,224)
Greater Copenhagen  (1,931,467)
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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