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Copenhagen at a Glance

Copenhagen's perfect blend of historic streets and modern design sensibilities make it a wonderful and exciting place to visit.

Your first stop in Copenhagen should be the city's restaurants. Copenhagen's food scene has blossomed and the city has more Michelin rated restaurants than any city in Scandinavian. Sample briny scalloped pulled fresh from the North Sea, try mushrooms foraged locally, delve into New Nordic cuisine or enjoy a simple meal of roasted pork and parsley in a mom and pop restaurant. 

To make room for more food, rent a bike to experience Copenhagen's bike lanes and bike traffic. A rental bicycle can take you all over the city and give you an intimate view of the copper spires, tranquil canals and cobblestone alleys that define the city. Visit Tivoli, Copenhagen's historic amusement garden. stop at any of the acclaimed art museums, or simply window shop and let the Scandinavian designs and colors capture your imagination. 

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May - September
Low Season
October - April
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      Getting There
      Major Airports
      • Major Airport Copenhagen Airport, Roskilde

      Passport / Visa Requirements

      American, Canadian and European Union citizens do not need a visa to enter Denmark if they intend to stay there for less than three months. All travelers must carry a valid passport which could be subject to inspection at any time. For more information, contact a Danish consulate. American citizens may contact the U.S State Department website.

      Getting Around
      Public Transportation
      • Railroad Copenhagen Central Station
      • Bus Eurolines
      • Ferry DFDS Seaways
      • Light Rail / Rapid Transit S-Tog
      Need to Know

      Severe Weather Copenhagen has cool temperatures year round with colder temps during the winter. Summer thunderstorms frequently hit in the afternoon hours, so be prepared to get inside to avoid lightening and downpours.

      Safety Concerns Copenhagen is a safe, clean city. However, be wary of pickpockets when you travel in crowded or tourist heavy areas. Watch out for bicyclists when walking or driving and obey traffic laws when biking.

      Health Concerns Copenhagen's residents enjoy excellent public health. The city's drinking water is also safe for tourists.