RICH IN HISTORY AND CULTURE
Home to Europe’s oldest monarchy, Copenhagen has plenty of castles, museums, old, cobbled streets and historical buildings to please even the biggest history buff. From the colorful buildings of Nyhavn canal area and the Royal Palace to the charming local neighborhoods and trendy urban spaces. Copenhagen oozes history and effortlessly combines old and new.
THE DANISH LIFESTYLE
Copenhageners are known for their relaxed lifestyle and easy-going attitude. They treasure their free time and generally enjoy a great work/life balance. The concept of ‘hygge’ is an integral part of the Danish lifestyle. ‘Hygge’ means coziness and that’s exactly what the Danish way of living is about. Whether you eat at a local restaurant or go to one of the many cool cafes, you’re always close to experiencing “hygge” in Copenhagen.
As a true pocket-sized metropolis, everything really is closer in Copenhagen. Once you have arrived, it only takes 13 minutes by metro to reach the city centre from the airport. Copenhagen is an easily accessible and compact city, in which most of the hotels, restaurants, venues, sights and shops are within walking distance of each other.
With 23 Michelin stars across 14 restaurants Copenhagen is the perfect place to get closer to world-class cuisine. Copenhagen also home to the New Nordic cuisine, has earned quite a reputation as a culinary hotspot. With a constant evolving restaurant scene that caters to all tastes and budgets, you’re never far from great dining experiences in Copenhagen. Try local produce that will blow your taste buds away.
SURROUNDED BY WATER
Copenhagen is a true maritime city, and one of the most beautiful and enjoyable ways to see it is from a boat sailing down its charming canals. With inner city lakes, canals and a big, clean harbour, Copenhagen is literally surrounded by water. Whether you go on a canal tour, try out kayaking in the habour or rent a solar powered boat, there are plenty of ways to play captain for a day.
SAFE AND INCLUSIVE CITY
Copenhagen is generally one of the world’s most peaceful and inclusive cities, where anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or religious belief is welcome. In 2021, Copenhagen was hosting the WorldPride and EuroGames, reaffirming the city’s position as one of the worlds most progressive and safe destinations.
GREEN AND BIKE-FRIENDLY CITY
Organic restaurants, sustainable hotels and green urban spaces - the focus on the environment and sustainability can be seen everywhere in the city. Copenhagen is also one of the world’s most bike-friendly cities with more than 60% of its locals commuting by bike daily. Swim in the clean waters of the city’s harbour baths or ride around on the electric city bikes and make your visit sustainable the Copenhagen way.
DESIGNED FOR LIFE
Danish design, whether it is furniture or clothing, is known all over the world for its clean, simple lines, great materials and classic creations that never go out of style. Across the city, bold urban planning and architectural masterpieces are shooting up alongside Copenhagen’s old historic buildings and palaces.
Information is taken from www.wonderfulcopenhagen.com, where further information can be found.
Below you can download a helpful brochure that provides an overview of Copenhagen as a city with several different possibilities. Herein are suggestions for gastronomic experiences, architecture tours, sights, and shopping.
BROCHURE: Enjoy Copenhagen
- WOCO_enjoylifeinCPH_2019_WEB.2.pdf (5,64 MB)