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Private Tour

Magnificent Copenhagen: Half Day Highlights

Explore the beauty and grandeur of Copenhagen in only half a day!
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Things to know

Duration:

4 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

No tickets required 

Type of tour:

Walking tour - the cost of all public transport is not included between sights. Your guide will help you with this.

Other inclusions:

  • A visit to the Little Mermaid and a stroll along the city's most beautiful harbour areas
  • Gratuities optional
    Customisable - simply ask us
Meeting points: At the Gefion Fountain, which features a large Norse bronze Goddess.

What makes this tour special

This whistle-stop tour invites travellers to explore the beauty and grandeur of Copenhagen. 

Charming Copenhagen

You will begin your comprehensive 4 hour walking tour of Copenhagen by visiting the utterly charming Little Mermaid, designed by the talented sculpture Edvard Eriksen. You will pass St. Alban’s Church, an enclave of Anglican Christianity in the heart of Copenhagen, before visiting the beautiful 18th century Amalienborg Palace, which is  considered one of the greatest works of Danish Rococo architecture and official residence of the Danish Queen.

You will venture on to explore Christian IV’s brewhouse, one of the oldest buildings in Copenhagen and one with a fascinating past. A short walk to the Gefion Fountain will follow, where  large carved animals and Norse Goddess Gefjun sit atop its cascading waters. 

Modern Denmark

It is hard not to be awestruck by the stunning Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Parliament, the Prime Minister’s office and the Supreme Court. Here you will have the chance to learn about modern Denmark, its politics, and uniquely liberal society. Not to be missed is the Church of Our Saviour which is one of Denmark's most famous and unique churches. Ever since the beautiful serpentine spire was inaugurated in 1752, is has been the custom to climb the 400 steps to the very top!

A short stop to Christianshavn with its narrow cobbled streets, Michelin-starred restaurants and cosy cafes that line its canal, is an absolute must for any foodie or photographer. Close by you will find Nyhavn - originally a busy commercial port originally packed with sailors, ladies of pleasure, and alehouses. Today the area is somewhat more respectable but no less beautiful, where you will find the colourful old quayside houses renovated into quaint boutiques and classy restaurants. 

Green Oasis

You will be delighted to have a moment's rest at Amaliehaven, a small yet beautifully proportioned green oasis in the heart of bustling Copenhagen, where beautiful flowers of all shapes and colours provide a stunning contrast to the formality and strict geometry of the architecture of the area. 

You will proceed on to the impressive 17th century Rosenborg Castle built by one of the most famous Scandinavian kings, Christian IV. Here you will explore the truly magnificent gardens and appreciate the exquisite Renaissance architecture of the castle. 

The last stop of this highlight tour is Copenhagen City Hall, one of the tallest and most impressive buildings in Copenhagen. Venture inside to be rewarded with a magnificent view of the Tivoli Gardens and the inner city.

We built this tour because it invites first-timers to Copenhagen, or those short on time, to explore and appreciate all of the architectural grandeur Copenhagen has to offer. 

What you'll see

Nyhavn
Built in the 17th century, this pretty waterfront offers a variety of cafés, bars and restaurants.
The Little Mermaid
This charming bronze statue has become Copenhagen's unofficial symbol.
Church of Our Saviour
A beautiful church famous for its helix spire, winding staircase and spectacular view.
Rosenborg Castle
Built as a lavish summerhouse in 1606, Rosenborg is Dutch Renaissance architecture at its best.
Christianshavn
A vibrant, diverse and bohemian area with a unique maritime atmosphere.
Christiansborg Palace
The seat of the Danish Parliament, the Prime Minister’s office and the Supreme Court.
Amalienborg Palace
The winter home of the Danish royal family has stunning Rococo interiors.
Copenhagen City Hall
One of the tallest buildings in Copenhagen, this handsome red brick hall is the headquarters of the city council.
Gefion Fountain
This impressive fountain features Gefion, a Nordic goddess, commanding four majestic oxen.
Tivoli Gardens
The world's second oldest amusement park still brings joy to visitors from around the world.

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <hello@touriocity.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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