Copenhagen Walking tours

Our most recommended Copenhagen Walking tours

Copenhagen: Culinary Experience Tour

1. Copenhagen: Culinary Experience Tour

Travel around Copenhagen and fill up on the delicacies of the city! This half-day tour gives you a taste not only of the culinary highlights of Denmark, but also of its culture. You'll enjoy several fabulous tastings of edible icons, complete with intriguing stories and insights into the evolution of the land's food culture.   Tastings of the day include cheeses, meat, fish, and famous open-faced sandwiches; wines, liqueurs and spirits; and chocolates, honey and candies for those with a sweeter tooth. For any foodie abroad, this tour is absolutely unmissable. Come today and leave with a full stomach and a broad smile. Detailed Tasting Itinerary • Arla Unika, 3 award-winning cheeses • Rørt, 2 small tastings of spread salads on rye bread, along with a drink of wine or beer (tastings and drinks vary) • Aamanns Deli, 4 different types of open-faced sandwiches. Soft drink • Nørrebro Bryghus, 3 tap beer of 10 cl each • Den økologiske pølsemand, Organic hotdog • Sømods bolcher, 2 different types of rock candy • Summerbird, Chocolate treat, flødebolle

Copenhagen: Bar Crawl

2. Copenhagen: Bar Crawl

Experience the best of Copenhagen's nightlife on a crazy bar crawl in the Danish capital. After meeting your guide and fellow partiers, head to the first bar, where you will receive a free welcome beer.  On the tour, visit 4 different venues in the center of Copenhagen. Down 3 complimentary shots and 1 beer throughout the night before ending up at a 300-person dance bar. Your fun-loving guide will take photos throughout the bar crawl to remember your night.

Copenhagen: Small-Group Hygge and Happiness Culture Tour

3. Copenhagen: Small-Group Hygge and Happiness Culture Tour

Embark on a 3.5-hour walking tour of Copenhagen. Get to the root of hygge, and get to know Danish culture. The concept of hygge is hard to describe, but easy to experience. See why Danes are some of the world’s happiest people, and experience hygge for yourself. “Hygge” is a concept that is an all-encompassing ingredient for the Danish way of life. Set out on a slow-paced walking tour with a born-and-raised local to appreciate this unique Copenhagen vibe. Glimpse this concept from a local perspective, and recognize why hygge is so important in today’s society. Begin the tour in the charming neighborhood of Nyboder, a local gem beloved by residents for its irresistible calmness. Here, start with introductions, and get close with those of whom you’ll experience hygge. Afterwards, amble through the small, picturesque streets of Nyboder, one of the oldest parts of Copenhagen, filled to the brim with cobblestone streets, timber-framed houses, and green spaces amongst the urban sprawl. Take your time to wander through, as that is a great way to kick off the hygge experience. Engage your taste buds along the way with bites of world-renowned pastries, delicious traditional Danish flødeboller, and a cup of liquid joy. Learn how these play into the Danish traditional way of life through historical accounts from your knowledgeable guide. Escape the urban sprawl with stops in green spaces or hidden alleys, only known to the locals. Settle in for a bit of relaxation, and hear the history of how Copenhagen came to be. Take Instagram worthy photos with the stunning backdrops of this city, as well as miniature and grand castles with great views. Discover the secrets of why some people say Denmark is a utopia and fairytale-like, consistently being ranked amongst the happiest people in the world year after year. Conclude the tour with a sit-down with your group at a local café in Copenhagen to enjoy a cup of coffee. Want to explore further? Feel free to ask your local guide for personal recommendations.

Central Copenhagen: 2-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

4. Central Copenhagen: 2-Hour Small Group Walking Tour

Discover the sites of central Copenhagen on a 2-hour walking tour. With a local by your side, you’ll learn about the city’s culture, see important historical sites, and stop by lesser-known gems.  The tour kicks off from Kafferiet, one of Copenhagen’s most charming coffee houses. Arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time and you can grab a cup of coffee or another beverage if you’d like to take it along. From the coffee house, your expert guide will take you on a historical highway with tales that will enthrall you. Hear about the greatest moments of Copenhagen’s rich 1000-year long history. It all starts at one of the most iconic fortifications called Kastellet. From there head through a lush, green park that commemorates the heroes of World War II. Encounter one of Copenhagen’s most impressive fountains called the Gefion Fountain. As you walk past, go by a boardwalk with an amazing view of the harbor. Say hi to the iconic Little Mermaid and hear why she’s more epic than you might imagine. Afterward, visit Amalienborg and see the Royal Palace. Here your guide will let you in on insider stories about the Royal Guards and awe-inspiring tales about the royals that only those who have been in the guard know about. You will even get to play a little game that will test your observational skills about where the current head of the Danish royal family, Daisy, lives. Next, walk to the picturesque harbor canal, New Harbor. Get a very special point of view for a memorable photo. Don’t hesitate to ask your guide in assisting in capturing that picture-perfect image. Continue down a little alleyway and walk across one of Copenhagen's most famous squares. Stretch your neck back and admire the spire of one of Copenhagen's most spectacular churches. This will conveniently lead you to the palace that serves as the Danish parliament today. Learn all about Danish politics and its all-encompassing welfare society. Also hear why it has helped earn the Danish the title as some of the happiest people in the world years in a row. The tour ends here at a beautiful square, conveniently located right next to the main pedestrian street right in the heart of Copenhagen close to busses, taxis, and metro lines.

Copenhagen: Scandinavian Delights Food & Drink Private Tour

5. Copenhagen: Scandinavian Delights Food & Drink Private Tour

Discover the true taste of Scandinavia on this gastronomy tour. Follow your local guide to traditional food stands and restaurants in the Danish capital. Stop at a 'Kiosk' and enjoy the exquisite Ristepølse, a classic Danish hot dog with a combination of flavors and textures, accompanied by a traditional Danish elder juice. Sit in one of the most beautiful and famous squares to taste a Smørrebrod, considered the most typical dish of Danish cuisine, an open sandwich with rye bread combined with various cold ingredients like salmon, egg, cold meats, fish such as herring, and other variations. Pair it with a traditional Danish beer. Visit the Torvehallerne Market to delve deeper into Danish gastronomy, a pleasure for the eyes and all the senses. Taste another delicacy of Scandinavian cuisine, Flæskestegssandwich, a sandwich with sliced pork, with pickles, hot purple cabbage, accompanied by one of the most recognized Danish craft beers. Continue to the market to try another traditional delicacy that Copenhagen has to offer, Fiskefrikadeller, a fish meatball served with the best Danish beer. End your private tour on a high note with Danish pastry. Enjoy a cinnamon roll and a coffee in a charming pastry shop in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen: Highlights & Secrets Private Walking Tour

6. Copenhagen: Highlights & Secrets Private Walking Tour

Discover the magic of Copenhagen on a private walking tour with a local guide. Experience Copenhagen's culture, history, incredible modern architecture, and pioneering social and urban development. Combine the highlights of the city with hidden spots that only a local can show you. Stroll the narrow streets of Old Town, the colorful port of Nyhavn, and Admire St. Nicholas Church (now the Contemporary Art Center). Walk around Kongens Nytorv, the favorite meeting place of the Danish people to observe their relaxed lifestyle. Wander the gardens of Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg Palace, the residence of the kings of Denmark. See the incredible Marble Church, learn about its fascinating history, and taste a Danish pastry inside a traditional pastry shop. Visit the canals and the Gefion Fountain, the entrance to the old Kastellet fortress. See the famous statue that represents the symbol of Copenhagen and the most visited monument in Denmark: The Little Mermaid. From the endpoint of the tour, your guide will accompany you to the nearest station if you're in need of assistance and will offer insights and tips to make the most of your visit to Copenhagen.

Copenhagen: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

7. Copenhagen: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

Looking for the charm of Copenhagen that hides behind cozy street corners where a plethora of quaint, creaky buildings give tribute to a bygone era? Search no further! These old remnants of the city are like finding a needle in a haystack, you have to know where to look. On this small-group tour of Copenhagen's old town, travel back in time and be enchanted as you follow in the footsteps of Copenhagen’s historical roots, revealing the hidden treasures of the city. Walking back through history, you start off by taking a look at Rådhusplatsen, home to Copenhagen City Hall. A step further back in time will bring you to the squares Nytorv and Gammeltorv. You'll journey past the Church of Our Lady (also known as Copenhagen Cathedral), where an Australian commoner became a Crown Princess; look up to the stars like astronomers have done from atop The Round Tower, and take in the colorful facades of the houses surrounding the historical hangout Gråbrødretorv. If you have a sweet tooth like many Danes, you'll enjoy the visit to the Bolsje factory. Before your walking tour ends enjoy a short walk along the main shopping streets, weaving our way in and out of secret alleys that will bring you to a view of Slotsholme. With the impressive Christiansborg Palace, Slotsholmen is a hot spot for both royalty and politicians. There it is, your Copenhagen Old Town Walk – short, sweet and complete.

Copenhagen: 3-Hour City Tour with Rosenborg Castle Ticket

8. Copenhagen: 3-Hour City Tour with Rosenborg Castle Ticket

Rosenborg Castle is a Renaissance castle located in Copenhagen. The castle was originally built as a country summerhouse in 1606 and is an example of Christian IV's many architectural projects. It was built in the Dutch Renaissance style, typical of Danish buildings during this period, and has been expanded several times, finally evolving into its present condition by the year 1624. Architects Bertel Lange and Hans van Steenwinckel the Younger are associated with the structural planning of the castle. Today, the glory of the past can be experienced through the impressive possessions of Christians IV and his descendants. On this private tour of around two to three houts, you will be introduced to Danish history and culture during your visit the 400-year-old Rosenborg Castle. See the the dazzling crown jewels and enjoy the vistas of the lush parkland with a private tour guide. Explore the secrets of the castle and learn about the fascinating history.

From Copenhagen: Private 4-Hour Frederiksborg Castle Tour

9. From Copenhagen: Private 4-Hour Frederiksborg Castle Tour

On this private tour to Frederiksborg Castle, your guide is at hand to answer all your questions. A professional guide will make sure that you get a perfect personal overview over this true heart of Danish royal history.  Meet your guide in late morning at Copenhagen Central Station and travel approximately 40 minutes to Frederiksborg Castle. Enjoy the wonderful surroundings of the castle lake, as well as the path up to the palace itself, before entering one of the most important art collections of Renaissance-period Denmark. It had humble roots and started as a little hunting mansion under Frederik II in the late 1500s. After a huge fire, it was resurrected and housed the most important art collection of the world’s oldest monarchy at the start of the 1900s. This timeless castle impresses with its beautiful layout and artwork.

Copenhagen City & Christiansborg Palace Private Walking Tour

10. Copenhagen City & Christiansborg Palace Private Walking Tour

Visit one of the most impressive monuments in Copenhagen on a private half-day walking tour of the city center. Look behind the scenes of the seat of the Danish Parliament and discover the hidden grandeur of Christiansborg Palace on a guided tour of the historical monument. Then, explore the streets of the city to get to know the locals. Experience first-hand why the Danish are known as the happiest people in the world and their capital city is acclaimed for its high quality of life.  See the colorful houses of the 17th-century waterfront Nyhavn district. Discover where the author of The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen lived, and go to pretty Grey Friars Square (Gråbrødretorv) to look at the pastel-colored buildings.

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The tour was fantastic! Libby was such a great tour guide and ensured everyone in the tour was included. We even got lucky and saw the queen’s horses. We also explored lanes and places that we would’ve otherwise missed if travelling without a guide. Overall really recommend if you’re one to enjoy tours that immerse you into local culture instead of exploring tourist spots.

Lucy was an excellent tour guide. She contacted us the night before to make sure we were all set and gave us a very detailed explanation as to where we would meet. Her knowledge was exceptional and we had a fabulous walk with her. She is quite the royal expert! She is very lovely and wonderful to chat with. Highly recommend.

We really enjoyed this tour - our guide Leslie was excellent, very knowledgeable and we tried some really delicious danish specialties whilst seeing different parts of the city and learning more about Scandinavian history and politics. Would highly recommend.

The guide was welcoming and engaging, the tour a perfect beginning to our stay in København. We actually experienced HYGGE. Walking and resting were balanced. The food was delicious. Highly recommended!

Amalie was a great tour guide. We saw lots of Copenhagen, whilst learning the history and facts. We also got to enjoy some great local pastries and coffee in a cute cafe