New Year’s Eve in Copenhagen
Enjoy a glimpse of the Little Mermaid and the magic of the Tivoli Gardens on a fairytale trip to the Danish capital.
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The Danish capital is blossoming. As brave new architecture springs up in the midst of its timeless cityscape and some of the oldest forgotten neighbourhoods evolve into trendy areas, where new eateries and cool bars appear to pop up overnight.
Copenhagen may boast a 1000 year old history but there is certainly nothing dated about the Danish capital. At a glance you’ll see that it’s a mix of historic buildings and modern architecture. But when you dig deeper you’ll discover cutting-edge fashion, design, gastronomy and green living push the boundaries. Be enchanted by its romantic fairy tale castles and palaces, amazed by the treasures of 100 year old Tivoli amusement park and charmed by the ambiance of picturesque Nyhavn. Sociable and alive with activity, Copenhagen boasts a myriad of shopping streets, bustling canals lined with restaurants, cafes and bars and charming outdoor spaces that are just waiting to be enjoyed and explored.
Make the most of your time in Denmark's capital and take advantage of free and discounted transport and admission as you explore the numerous museums and attractions the city has to offer. The Copenhagen Card includes free transport by train, bus and Metro (including to and from the airport), free entry to 65 museums and attractions, discounts on many attractions, sightseeing tours, restaurants and a comprehensive guide. Choose between a 24-hour or a 72-hour Copenhagen Card.
Enjoy the best of Copenhagen by coach and boat on this tour of the city and harbour. Your tour starts by coach, first passing the Tivoli Gardens, New Carlsberg Glyptotek art museum, the magnificent Gefion Fountain and Kongens Nytorv. At the old Fish Market, a pre-booked canal boat is waiting to take you on a cruise through the bustling harbour of Copenhagen. Your tour concludes in the very heart of Copenhagen at Gammel Strand, which is only a few minutes’ walk from Stroget, the main shopping street in the city.
Learn about Denmark's royal history on a day trip to North Zealand - the region north of Copenhagen where majestic castles take centre stage. With an expert guide at your side, explore Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød, seeing sites like the Coronation Chapel and Marble Gallery, while hearing tales of King Christian IV. Before returning to Copenhagen, stop for photos by Fredensborg Castle and then spend time at leisure in Elsinore - home to the UNESCO-listed Kronborg Castle.
Join the Grand Tour of Copenhagen and view all the major sights of the Danish Capital by coach. You will pass by the Tivoli Gardens and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Drive through the colourful canal district where your local guide will point out the major sites including the National Museum to Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament.
If you love castles, Denmark has almost as many fairy tale castles as it does fairy tales. Leave Copenhagen behind as you head north through magnificent Danish countryside and coastline. Visit the picturesque region of North Zealand just outside Copenhagen, where you will see Kronborg Castle made famous as the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet as well as the magnificent Fredensborg Palace and Frederiksborg Castle.