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
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.

ToursIn the Footsteps of the Vikings – Day Trip From Copenhagen to Roskilde
From $96 per person
5 hours 30 minutes
5 (10)
Discover the Danish history with a visit to the Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde Cathedral and Lejre Museum. At the Viking Ship Museum you will see original Viking ships, which were used to travel to faraway places for war and trade. At the UNESCO-listed Roskilde Cathedral you will hear stories about the Viking kings Harald Bluetooth and Sweyn Forkbeard. On the tour you will also visit Lejre Museum, located in the national park Skjoldungernes Land, where you will taste the Viking drink mead. The tour also explores one of the best-kept burial chambers from around 3000 BC, Øm Passage Grave.
ToursCopenhagen Canal Tour – Exploring Hidden Gems
From $68 per person
2 hours
4.8 (7)
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.
ToursDanish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour
From $84 per person
3 hours 30 minutes
5 (10)
Discover the Danish concept of hygge and happiness on a three-hour cultural walking tour of Copenhagen. On the guided walk, learn all about the nation’s easy-going way of life and the hygge vibe, and see a side of the city that many visitors miss. Attractions such as the 17th-century public housing project of Nyboder, the historical site of Kongens Have and the shopping street of Strøget are taken in on the tour. Coffee and a pastry are also included.
ToursCopenhagen Small Group Bike Tour
From $68 per person
3 hours
4.9 (10)
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.
ToursCopenhagen Canal Tour
From $16 per person
1 hour
4.6 (10)
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.

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ToursThe West End Gourmet Tour in Copenhagen
From $139 per person
3 hours
4.7 (2)
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.
ToursSmall Group Gourmet Evening Walking Tour of Copenhagen With Market Visit and Dinner
From $163 per person
3 hours
5 (6)
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.
ToursGuided Walking Food Tour in Copenhagen
From $52 per person
2 hours 30 minutes
3.8 (10)
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.
ToursThe Copenhagen Culinary Experience Food Tour
From $147 per person
4 hours
4.6 (10)
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.