Weekend in Copenhagen: The Ultimate Must See Guide
If you have planned your weekend in Copenhagen or want to plan it, this article will provide you with all the necessary information for a superb weekend.
Places to Stay
Weekend in Copenhagen | Tivoli Hotel
Tivoli Hotel is excellent for everyone visiting Copenhagen, especially those with a family, because it is designed after the famous theme park “Tivoli”. Further, the hotel offers a spa with a pool where you can relax, and there is a kid’s zone in the lobby for everyone to enjoy their stay. However, for those without children, Tivoli Hotel is also a fantastic option for a visit.
Moreover, if you are staying in an executive room with a loft or a junior suite or suite, you have access to the penthouse infinity pool with champagne and light snacks. This will be unforgettable.
Finally, Tivoli Hotel offers two excellent restaurants- Skybar Sticks’ N’ Sushi and Mash Penthouse. Both restaurants offer delicious food and have a fantastic view over Copenhagen; the restaurants are located on the 12th floor.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Manon Les Suites
Manon Les Suites will be an excellent stay for those looking for a unique tropical experience in Copenhagen. The hotel is designed in a bohemian luxury with many picturesque spots. However, one of the most intriguing things about Manon Les Suites is their pool area, which gives you a feeling of being on a tropical island.
In addition, Manon Les Suites has a rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy a fantastic view while enjoying cocktails, drinks and a delicious menu.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Hotel D’Angleterre
For those willing to experience elegance, luxury and style, Hotel D’Angleterre is the one. The hotel has a beautiful 265-year history, and it all started with a young couple’s love story.
Hotel D’Angleterre also offers a SPA and pool area, where you can have the ultimate relaxation by choosing from their wide selection of beautifying and healing treatments.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Villa Copenhagen
One of the unique things about the Villa luxurious hotel is its rooftop pool which is kept warm throughout the year. It is a fantastic experience, going for a swim while seeing the rooftops of Copenhagen.
Further, Villa Copenhagen offers rooms, suites, a pool and wellness area, a restaurant, and a lobby bar.
Finally, the hotel is located only a few steps away from Copenhagen Central station.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Transportation
To enjoy the many great locations in Copenhagen, you can rent a bicycle and bike around the city as one of the locals. Copenhagen’s infrastructure makes it very convenient since it is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world.
However, another great alternative is public transport. It is very well-developed and convenient to get around the city, and you can use the bus, metro, and train. In addition, you can purchase a Copenhagen City Pass if you decide that this is the way that suits you best.
Now, let’s move into the sightseeing part.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Sightseeing
Weekend in Copenhagen | Nyhavn
Visit one of the most picturesque streets in Copenhagen. Nyhavn is the home to the colourful little houses usually associated with Copenhagen. The street is filled with bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy various cuisine and desserts. From Nyhavn, you can also go on a boat trip, which will take you on a two-hour-long trip and give you an insight into Danish culture and history.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Amalienborg Palace
Only a few steps away from Nyhavn lies the home of the Danish Royal family.
The Amalienborg Palace was built in 1760 and has been home to one of the oldest monarchies in the world. It is an architectural masterpiece, and some areas are open to the public. One of them – is the Christian VIII Palace – which currently serves as a museum and gives an overview of the royal family. The royal guards stand in front of the palace, which is very interesting to see as a spectacle, significantly when they change shifts at noon.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Rosenborg Castle
The Rosenborg Castle was built 400 years ago, and you can have a picnic in its beautiful gardens. It holds Denmark’s crown jewels, an exquisite collection of Flora Danica, and one of the world’s finest Venetian glass collections.
Weekend in Copenhagen | The Round Tower
The Round Tower gives a 360-degree view of Copenhagen and is picture-worthy.
It was built in the 17th century and is currently the oldest functioning observatory in Europe and an icon of Copenhagen’s cityscape.
Weekend in Copenhagen | The Little Mermaid
Visit one of the most iconic sculptures in Copenhagen – The Little Mermaid, inspired by the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen. The Little Mermaid is located on the shore of the “Langelinie” cruise harbour in the old port district.
Weekend in Copenhagen | Tivoli Gardens
Located at the heart of Copenhagen, Tivoli is a must-see place for everyone visiting Denmark. Tivoli offers many different activities, starting with fun rides, a variety of beautiful places in the garden, live music, and many restaurants for all tastes. So if you are seeking adrenaline or are more into calm rides or visiting with small kids, Tivoli has something for everyone.
During the summertime, Tivoli Gardens offer live music and fun events; if you are not into the rides, you can still enjoy the beautiful atmosphere, live music, and delicious drinks and food.
Finally, when the evening comes, the amusement park turns into a light festival, showcasing its light show – Tivoli Illuminations. The visit during the day and the evening visit can make the impression that there are two different Tivoli Gardens, but it is all in the magic of lights.
Read more about Tivoli Gardens and tickets here.
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