As we’ve said before, the Danish capital has a wealth of attractions for visitors and it’s unlikely you’ll find yourself looking for more during a long weekend. But if you’re staying longer, have ticked off our list of more unusual sights in Copenhagen, exhausted the Danish craft beer scene (yeah, right!) and explored all the […]
The Danish capital has something for everyone – especially the smaller ones. Starting with the obvious, there’s Tivoli Gardens, a delightful mix of old-fashioned fairground and modern high-adrenaline rides located slap bang over the road from the main train station in the middle of town. However it doesn’t stop there – from museums with special […]
In 1716, Peter the Great rode horseback to the top here and a car apparently made it up in 1902. But it’s also fine to walk. And this is what it looks like from the outside
Okay, look – I give you a word, you give me the places you think of, okay? Provided this isn’t some kind of Freudian ruse to get me to admit to something appalling, I’m in… Beer. Germany, Belgium… Quite. Well that worked well, thanks. While Copenhagen may not be the first place you think of when […]
Er, it’s like, black…with two wheels and a seat?
In our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we continue our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. You may well have read our post about London and the one about Stockholm but now we move our attention to Copenhagen. The self-proclaimed ‘Capital of Cool’? That’s the one. […]
One of the 102 baby (fibreglass) elephants that visited the Danish capital in the summer of 2011
The Danish capital has plenty to draw the Grown-up Traveller. Whether you want to follow in the footsteps of Sarah Lund (The Killing/Forbrydelsen) or eat at the best restaurant in the world (Noma), Copenhagen can oblige. There’s all the fun of the fair at Tivoli Gardens and a recent craze for craft beer is also attracting […]