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Copenhagen

Denmark

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Quick Guide

  • Danish
  • Danish krone
  • 2 hrs
  • +1 hr

The Scandinavian countries have their you-know-what together. Excellent social security, low crime rates, impressive environmental policies… It’s wonderful, except when you’re a tourist, which means paying extortionate prices for everything. Unfortunately, Copenhagen is expensive to visit. But, trust me, ever krone you spend will be worth it.

It’s compact – it won’t take long to get your bearings and be marching around all over the place – and the people are lovely. The other great thing about Scandinavians is that they all speak perfect English – better than most Australians, probably! Getting around and getting help is super easy, even for us monolingual English speakers.

If you’re into clever and beautiful design, this is your place. The Danes did create Lego, after all! Pay your respects at Legoland. Foodies will love Copenhagen too – there’s no less than fifteen Michelin starred restaurants in the Danish capital. For something less high-falutin but equally as entertaining you can visit the Carlsberg and Tuborg breweries!

Must-sees are the harbour, the Little Mermaid statue (Hans Christian Anderson was from Copenhagen, after all), the Design Museum, and Tivoli Gardens in the summer months. For something a bit alternative, pay a visit to Christiania – a self-declared micronation in the city centre where hippies flourish and marijuana is ‘legal’.

Copenhagen Key Facts

  • Danish
  • Danish krone
  • 2 hrs
  • +1 hr

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Nearest Airports

  • Copenhagen Airport (CPH)
  • Roskilde Airport (RKE)
  • Landskrona Heliport Airport (JLD)
  • Sturup Airport (MMX) - 40 miles
  • Helsingborg Hlpt Airport (JHE) - 69 miles
  • Helsingborg Airport (AGH) - 69 miles
  • Halmstad Airport (HAD) - 69 miles
  • Barth Airport (BBH) - 69 miles
  • Lolland Falster/maribo Airport (MRW) - 80 miles
  • Beldringe Airport (ODE) - 79 miles
  • Ronne Airport (RNN) - 79 miles
  • Kristianstad Airport (KID) - 79 miles
  • Guettin Airport (GTI) - 80 miles
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Where To Stay

Our guide to the best hotels in Copenhagen.

Nimb Hotel

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Hotel Skt Petri

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Hilton Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen
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Copenhagen Marriott Hotel

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Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen

Copenhagen
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Copenhagen Plaza

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Copenhagen Admiral Hotel

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Scandic Front

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Scandic Palace Hotel

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Scandic Copenhagen

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Best Western Hotel City

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Hotel Tiffany

Vesterbro, Copenhagen
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Quality Airport Hotel Dan

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DGI-byens Hotel

Vesterbro, Copenhagen
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Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport

Copenhagen
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