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Kayak

Kayaking (Copenhagen) – the tour outfit Copenhagen Adventure Tours (a.k.a. KajakOle) offers guided trips through Christianhavn’s canals and Copenhagen Harbour (start/end Strandgade 50), as well as fun and action with kayak polo in the new and beautiful Amager Strandpark (Havkajakvej 8), where it has Denmark’s largest kayak polo facility.  See its website for more details:   […]

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Hans Christian Andersen Festival

  Hans Christian Andersen Festival (Flakhaven, Odense) – this outdoor event, held every August, offers fairy tales, imagination, adventure and wonder. And much more than that. It is a week of cabaret, concerts, parades, artistic experiences and tents around the city’s major squares. Here the known and unknown artists perform, and throughout the festival week […]

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Frederikssund Viking Village

Frederikssund Viking Village (Havnegade 5, Frederikssund) – located just a 50 km. dirve northwest of Copenhagen, tourists come here to see a Viking era settlement and experience how they lived and worked.  The village is constructed historically accurate and consists of five pit houses that have been used as workshops and in some cases temporary […]

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Copenhagen Zoo

Copenhagen Zoo (Roskildevej 32, Frederiksberg) – this zoo has over 3,000 animals from around the world, and a total of 264 different species.  Regardless of the weather outside, a hot humid climate awaits you in the rain forest of the Tropical Zoo. On your tropical tour you will come across snakes, crocodiles, marmosets, hornbills, chevrotains, […]

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Carlsberg Brewery

Carlsberg Brewery (Gamle Carlsberg Vej 11, Vesterbro, Copenhagen) – one of the oldest breweries in Scandinavia, visitors here get the chance to tour the brewery (built in 1847).  A 45-minute tour is conducted daily at 2 pm.  Among other things, participants will learn about Carlsberg beer founder J.C. Jacobsen’s struggle to refine the beer and […]

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Bakken

Bakken (Dyrehavevej 62, Klampenborg) – just north of Copenhagen is the world’s oldest amusement park Dyrehavsbakken (shortened to “Bakken”).  The 426-year-old amusement park is located in the lush woodlands of Jaegersborg Dyrehave, a wonderful green area, where you find yourself surrounded by 400-year-old trees and almost 2000 free range red deer, sika deer, and fallow […]

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Sticks N ’Sushi

  Sticks N’ Sushi (Nansensgade 59, Copenhagen) – this is one of Copenhagen’s more popular Japanese restaurants.  Since Danish cuisine is fish-based, it’s not a major leap for locals to admire Sushi.  Here, only the freshest fish and produce are used for the heavenly morsels that patrons are served. Preparing fresh Sushi is a slow […]

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Søren K

Søren K (Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Copenhagen) –  this restaurant, which prides itself on using organic and free range products, serves dishes ranging from fried fish with cauliflower, carrots and sauce with mussels; to freshly steamed mussels; Smoked salmon with radish, cucumber and smoked cheese; and Crab soup with crab meat, green tomatoes and basil.  […]

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Restaurant Kanalen

Restaurant Kanalen (Wilders Plads 2, Copenhagen) – this restaurant, located in a former customs office at Christianshavn’s Canal area, consists of a variety of herring dishes (a centerpiece of Danish cuisine).  Curried fish cakes are a popular lunch item among the locals.  For dinner, along with the herring dishes, French and Italian-influenced options are also […]

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Restaurant Geranium

Restaurant Geranium (Per Henrik Lings Allé 4, Copenhagen) – located within the country’s national football stadium at Faeledparken (one of Copenhagen’s popular public parks), this restaurant has received two Michelin stars (along with other accolades) for its fine cuisine.  Various gourmet-quality, Scandinavian-influenced dishes are served here, such as Pork with potato chiffonade, parsnips and parsley-pesto, […]