A Different Way To Experience Copenhagen

Explore the Danish capital on a boat tour
Explore the Danish capital on a boat tour | © Dylan Garcia / Alamy Stock Photo
Culture Trip Travel Team

Though relatively small, Copenhagen is hugely popular with travellers looking to soak up Denmark’s big-hitting attractions, wander through the city’s canal-side cobbled streets and sample local Nordic cuisine. These handpicked tours and experiences will take you away from the crowds and give you a whole new perspective on the Danish capital.

Nestled on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager, Copenhagen is world famous for its emerging New Nordic cuisine, fascinating cultural sites and rich Medieval history. Instead of just visiting the main attractions, get right under the skin of the city and sample smørrebrød and Danish apple wine made from hyper-local and seasonal produce on a food tour. Or discover the UNESCO-listed Roskilde Cathedral and learn about the country’s Viking history with a traditional glass of mead in hand. These tours will show you a new side of Denmark’s capital.

2. Copenhagen Canal Tour – Exploring Hidden Gems

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Hey Captain was founded by friends on a boat, and this is the atmosphere we want to deliver to our guests. So sit back, relax in our comfortable boats and enjoy a drink as we take you around on a charming experience of the canals. During the tour your captain will show you our favourite sights in the harbour. There is plenty of time to ask questions and we hope you want to engage in a conversation about life in Copenhagen. Our ambition is to give you a sense of the city more than an overload of historical facts. The route is not 100 percent standardised as we want to try to accommodate specific wishes of the group and special events in the harbour. We will give you a good overview of the main sights in the central city in a relaxed way. The two-hour Hidden Gems Tour will take you off the beaten track from the standard canal tour routes in the inner town, exploring the upcoming residential areas of either the South or North Harbour.

4. Copenhagen Small Group Bike Tour

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Get acquainted with the stunning sights of Copenhagen on a leisurely three-hour bike tour of the Danish capital. Along with your knowledgeable guide, you will ride around the bike-friendly city and see prominent landmarks such as Amalienborg Palace and Rosenborg Castle. Enrich your knowledge of Denmark’s historical heritage with illuminating commentary from your guide. Receive personalised attention from your guide on this small group tour, limited only up to 10 people.

5. Copenhagen Canal Tour

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See the sights of Copenhagen from the water on a one-hour canal cruise! Relax inside the lower saloon or out on deck, and admire the city’s key waterfront attractions like the Little Mermaid statue, Amalienborg Castle, Copenhagen Opera House and the Old Stock Exchange. Hear history about the city and its monuments from an onboard guide and discover fascinating neighbourhoods like the Christianshavn canal quarter.

6. The West End Gourmet Tour in Copenhagen

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Enjoy a three-hour guided tour of Copenhagen’s newest foodie district. Through delicious samples and home-made delicacies you will be shown the intricate ways of Vesterbro and the Meatpacking District. This is a tour through the creative, modern quarter, where the locals hang out. This tour will give you the chance to see the real, unpolished Copenhagen.

7. Small Group Gourmet Evening Walking Tour of Copenhagen With Market Visit and Dinner

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Join this half-day gourmet evening walking tour in Copenhagen to taste some local food and sample some beer. Stroll through the market where you’ll listen to your guide tell the story of the recent developments in Danish food and enjoy some food tastings. Sit down to savour a main course dinner at a gourmet fish restaurant with an included glass of wine or juice. (If you do not eat fish please state this in the commentary field while booking.) Treat yourself to a dessert after tasting some beer samples at a microbrewery. This tour is limited to 12 people to ensure a more personalised experience.

8. Guided Walking Food Tour in Copenhagen

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This food tour will show you traditional Danish kitchen aspects. It will let you to taste and feel special meals. Your guide will introduce ingredients, cultural and historical influences on each dish. You will go visit five inspiring food places.

9. The Copenhagen Culinary Experience Food Tour

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Explore Copenhagen on a food tour and learn about the Nordic country’s burgeoning cuisine and restaurant scene! Discover produce as fresh as the Scandinavian air and scout out the locals’ favourite eateries and market halls with an expert guide at your side. Food samples change according to season, but the tour includes enough treats to comprise a full meal, with delicacies like artisan cheese, organic ice cream, home-brewed beer, open rye bread sandwiches and more.

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