Days Out: Trips & Tours

The Viking Ship Museum
Denmarks museum for ships, seafaring and maritime crafts in ancient and medieval times. Open daily 10:00-16:00 at Vindeboder 12, 4000 Roskilde.
Bike Copenhagen with Mike
Sightseeing tours by bicycle, including city tours, evening tours and private tours, all conducted in English. Tours daily between March and December.
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.
Visit Carlsberg
The original Carlsberg brewery, with guided tours, the bottle collection, stables and horses, a brew house and speciality beers. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00 at Carlsberg Vej 11, 1799 Copenhagen V.
Roskilde Cathedral
Denmarks royal burial place and a World Heritage site built in the early fifteenth century, as well as a functioning parish church. Domkirkepladsen 3, 4000 Roskilde.
Segway Tours Copenhagen
Visit Copenhagen on a Segway. Multilingual guided tours available. Booking online or via telephone. Loengangsstraede 19, 1468 Copenhagen
Running Copenhagen
Guided sightseeing while running - all levels. Kentiavej 24, 2300 Copenhagen S
Segway Cruise Copenhagen
Explore Copenhagen on a guided Segway Tour through the streets of Copenhagen, seeing all major sights in just 1 or 2 hours. English, Danish, German and Spanish speaking.
Christiansborg Palace
Home of the Parliament, the Prime Ministers Office and the Supreme Court, with many parts of the palace open to the public and a variety of guided tours.
Botanical Garden & Museum
A living museum and home to the largest collection of living plants in Denmark. Open daily in the summer 8:30-18:00 with more limited opening hours in the winter. Oester Farimagsgade 2B, 1353 Copenhagen.
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.
Roskilde Museum
Exhibits from prehistoric times to today, including costumes, textiles, earthenware, silver and topographic paintings from more modern times, and a unique collection of toys. Open daily 11:00-16:00 at Sankt Ols Gade 18, 4000 Roskilde.
Ledreborg Palace & Park
Summer guided tours of certain rooms in the palace, including the chapel, the old kitchen and the dungeon, as well as the park with its baroque gardens. Ledreborg Alle 2, 4320 Lejre.
Museet for Samtidskunst
Museum of contemporary art, which works with art that transcends the classical forms, such as sound art, performance art and video art, and is located in a royal palace. Staendertorvet 3D, 4000 Roskilde.
Hamlet Tour
The castles and palaces of North Sealand, departing from Copenhagen city centre and heading up the Riviera road to Elsinore. Highlights include Kronborg Castle, Fredensborg Palace and Frederiksborg Castle.
Bernstorff Palace and Gardens
One of the earliest neo-classical buildings in Denmark, with Anglo-inspired Romantic style gardens. Jaegersborg Alle 93, 2820 Gentofte.
Roskilde Kloster
A priory which dates back to 1560, and was a home for unmarried ladies of rank. Guided tours are available in English by request. Sankt Peders Straede 8, 4000 Roskilde.
A self-governed freetown founded in 1971 and magnet for creativity and alternative lifestyle, with theatres, meditation centres, cafes and eco-restaurants. Guided tours are available at the weekends. Baadsmandsstraede 43, 1432 Copenhagen K.
Frederiksborg Castle
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.
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.
Kronborg Castle
One of northern Europes most important Renaissance castles, known for Shakespeares play Hamlet, and the most famous castle in Denmark.
The company offers the possibility to rent a solar powered boat in the harbour of Copenhagen. No need for a certificate to sail. You can also buy a picnic basket. Mon-Sun 10:00-20:00. Islands Brygge 10-12, 2300 Copenhagen S.
Flying Tigers Rickshaws
Sightseeing and personalised tours by rickshaw, with multilingual guides and space for two adults. Bike taxi services and charter tours for parties and private events. Strandlodsvej 15E, 2300 Copenhagen S.
Boating trips from Copenhagen harbour, with evening tours, themed tours and a water taxi service. Operates between April and November at Refshalevej 320, 1432 Copenhagen K.
Land of Legends
Then thousand years of Danish history, with houses from the Iron Age, Stone Age, Viking Age and 18th century, as well as historic workshops and activities for adults and children. Slangealleen 2, 4320 Lejre, near Roskilde.
Amalienborg Palace
The winter residence of the Danish royal family, known for its rococo design, with the changing of the guards daily at noon. Twelve rooms are open to the public. Christian VIIIs Palace, 1257 Copenhagen K.
Copenhagen Walking Tours
A choice of tours in and around Copenhagen, with cultural and historical insights, suited for families, groups and individuals.
Spar Shipping
Passenger sailing around Denmark with a fleet of five ships, with personalised charters and fishing tours available, as well as regular trips to Flakfortet and the Swedish island of Hven. Nyhavn 61, 1051 Copenhagen K.
Nord Sjaellands Tropefugle Park & Zoo
A tropical bird park with over 1100 birds, as well as reptiles, tortoises, deer, monkeys, rabbits and kangaroos. Sodemarksvej 22, 3230 Graested.
The worlds longest pedestrian street with a wealth of shops, from budget-friendly chains to some of the worlds most expensive brands, as well as buskers and street theatre. From City Hall Square (Raadhuspladsen) to Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen K.
Gordon Bayless
Certified American-born guide for English-speaking tours, offering customised tours for groups or individuals, including walking tours, city tours in private transport, royal tours, New Zealand tours and full day trips.
DFDS Canal Tours
Guided tours, waterbus services, and jazz and dinner cruises, with routes starting from Gammel Strand or Nyhavn. Online booking available and ticket offices at Gammel Strand 26, 1202 Copenhagen K and Nyhavn 3, 1051 Copenhagen K.
Greater Copenhagens green oasis, with beaches, woods and nature, cycling routes and trails. The tourism centre is at Vestegnssamarbejdet, Ishoej Store Torv 20, 2635 Ishoej.
Tivoli Gardens
Gardens and amusement park, with childrens rides, an aquarium, music and entertainment and a choice of cafes and restaurants. Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 Copenhagen V.
A small fishing hamlet on the island of Amager, with cobbled streets and colourful houses, local museums and restaurants. Accessible from the centre of Copenhagen by bus.