Days Out: Trips & Tours
Charlottenlund Palace Gardens
A former royal palace, not open to the public, with gardens designed in the romantic style with yew trees, thuja trees, lawns and a kitchen garden, as well as many other attractions. Open year round, with free entrance at Charlottenlund.
Scandinavias largest renaissance castle and home of the museum of national history, with portraits, furniture and decorative art. With landscaped gardens and surrounded by the castle lake. Open daily in the north of Copenhagen at 3400 Hilleroed.
Karen Blixen Museum
The house where Karen Blixen was born and where she died after 17 years in Africa. Attractions include a documentary exhibition about her life and work and a gallery of her drawings and paintings. Rungsted Strandvej 111, 2960 Rungsted Kyst.
The Little Mermaid
Denmarks most famous and popular tourist attraction, unveiled in 1913 as a gift from Carl Jacobsen, founder of Carlsberg Breweries. Accessible through canal, cycling and city tours on the waterfront at Langelinie Harbourfront Promenade, Copenhagen.