Total Copenhagen Day Tour Highlights and Hygge

Copenhagen, Denmark (76)


Total Copenhagen Day Tour Highlights and Hygge If you're looking for a day trip that will give you a comprehensive overview of Copenhagen, the Total Copenhagen Day Tour is the perfect option. The tour begins with a visit to the city's iconic landmark, the Tivoli Gardens, before moving on to the Royal Palace and the Christiansborg Palace. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the city's lively shopping district, the Nyhavn district, and the lively Little Mermaid district. Finally, the tour concludes with a visit to the beautiful Amalienborg Palace. While the Total Copenhagen Day Tour is comprehensive, it's also highly enjoyable. The tour guides are knowledgeable and passionate about their city, and they're always happy to share their insights and anecdotes. As a result, you'll come away from the tour feeling like you've experienced all of Copenhagen's highlights and have learned a lot about the city's unique culture and history. If you're looking for a day trip that will give you a comprehensive overview of Copenhagen, the Total Copenhagen Day Tour is the perfect option.


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Total Copenhagen Day Tour Highlights and Hygge

Join us for the full Copenhagen package on this fairy-tale and hygge-filled walking tour of the greatest hits of Copenhagen. This is a great introduction to your Danish experience, offering you a whole day of fun! - Tick off Copenhagen’s greatest hits on a full-day tour with a passionate and knowing native guide by your side - Admire the city’s many iconic and cute castles, picturesque Nyhavn and don't worry, you'll of course say hello to the Little Mermaid and much more! - Explore Danish happiness and score some tips on how to get more of that world-famous ‘hygge’ in your life - Find out why Copenhagen is one of Europe’s top foodie cities as you get to pop in and indulge in some amazing treats along the way - Discover Danish culture and history, tranquil green havens, and hidden gems that only locals know about on a more immersive cultural experience of Copenhagen than most tours - Get personalized recommendations straight from a local to make your Copenhagen stay even better!

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Total Copenhagen Day Tour Highlights and Hygge at no additional cost

  • Pastry
  • Lots of Danish hygge
  • A traditional Danish chocolate treat
  • A small traditional Danish streetfood lunch
  • Native English-speaking guide

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Total Copenhagen Day Tour Highlights and Hygge has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Additional souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/Gratuities for your guide

Points Of Interest

  • 15 minutes: If you are going to get to the heart of hygge, you need to go back in time. We begin our Hygge & Happiness tour near the characteristic yellow houses of Nyboder, a famed local district. Here you’ll meet and greet your native guide and your group for the day. Your native guide is a bona fide Copenhagener who is super excited to share their knowledge of Danish culture with you, as well as local historical secrets that you won’t find in any guidebooks! And because our tours are for small groups only, your guide has plenty of time to answer any questions you may have.
  • 10 minutes: Your tour takes you through the oldest parts of the city, where you experience hidden gems in the form of cobblestone-filled streets, timber-framed houses, and green refuges of calm amongst the urban sprawl. Krusemyntegade is one of the cobblestone-filled streets that just scream hygge with that old world charm. It’s a great example of how hyggelig our city can be if you just take the time to wander.
  • 20 minutes: This Copenhagen walking tour is not just about seeing the city’s greatest hits but tasting them too! So, get ready to get all of your senses tingling as we sample some Danish delights. World-renowned pastries is one of these delights and they indeed hold a very special place in us natives hearts. Let us give you a peak into the charm and the taste of Danish childhood and even adulthood that bring Copenhageners so much joy every single week. It’s the perfect way to kick off the morning in a leisurely way.
  • 15 minutes: Let’s ditch the urban sprawl together and escape into a beautiful green haven, The Kings Garden. Here take in the spectacular beauty and calm in the midst of the busy historical inner city. As you wander, hear the dramatic story of how the once-royal park came to be one of the first public parks in the world (Hint: It include former kings with delusions of grandeur and mental insanity and inappropriate love triangles!).
  • 15 minutes: Take in the spectacular views of Copenhagen’s miniature castle, Rosenborg. From outside the castle, tune into the castles secrets and hear about King Christian IV who build it back in the 17th century and his ingenious ideas about this damn cute castle!
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  • 20 minutes: Take a detour from the urban sprawl and find a refuge of calm and wander into a tucked-away alleyway with that fantastic old world charm. Sit down and enjoy the quiet atmosphere and bond with your group, as your native guide take out the Danish flødeboller for you to sample. Before taking your first bite, don’t forget to tune in as your guide tell you everything about this fantastic delicious treat and how it really play into Danish hygge culture from a very young age.
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  • 15 minutes: We want to escape the busy streets though, so we’ll take a de-route into a quiet cobble-stone filled square. Here your guide will let you stretch your neck all the way back to admire the spire throning on top of what seem to be a church, but not all is what it seems in Copenhagen today. Here your guide will share Copenhageners views of religion from outside the church and tell you how this plays into our culture as well even today! While you grab a picture of this neck-breaking building, your guide will just run into a store next door
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  • 20 minutes: The palace serves as the Danish parliament today, so here we will stop to tell you all the secrets about Danish politics, the mind-boggling Danish welfare system and the weird Danish cultural law of Jante. A two-tiered system that provide Danes with a very high degree of trust, which have helped us earn the title as some of the happiest people in the world pretty consistently for years. Find out why, as you guide will unravel how these concepts play into Danish happiness and maybe pick up some hacks for your own.
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  • 20 minutes: We conclude our Hygge & Happiness portion in one of Copenhagen’s best and most cute cafés located on a quiet street in the city centre, where you’ll experience hygge in its purest form. Here we will indulge in a cup of liquid joy and your native guide will give you your sustainable, slice of Copenhagen as a souvenir to remember your time here in our wonderful city. This is also the time for recommendations, so please feel free to ask your guide for any help or assistance you might need. We would be happy to help.
  • 15 minutes: To keep us energized for the last portion of the tour we’re just stopping for a small pitstop: Here we’ll indulge in a very traditional Danish street food lunch with a typical Danish twist like the locals at one of our favorite street food vendors.
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  • 15 minutes: This will bring us to the spectacular Amalienborg, which today serve as the Royal Palace. We will start by playing a little game about where H.M. Queen Margaret II lives, because there are four mansions to choose from (Hint: there is a participation price included from the purveyors to the royal house)! After having made your choice, your guide will tell you all about the Danish royal family and we’ll also tell you secret insider stories about the Royal Guards - that only those who have been in the guard know about.
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  • 15 minutes: On our way around the green oasis around the Citadel, we’ll encounter Gefion. Here you’ll hear the stories about where Copenhagen, or at least the land on which it is located, is said to have originated (Hint: It’s something we Danes consider a very dark place!) and all the stories about Norse myth that were practiced back in the Viking times.
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  • 15 minutes: With vikings in our head, we’ll need to take in some of Copenhagen’s magical fairy-tale dust. Take it all in by saying hello to the iconic Little Mermaid and find out why everything is not as it seems with her.
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  • 20 minutes: Next, we’ll be saying our goodbyes in the picturesque harbor canal New Harbor (or Nyhavn as we call it in Copenhagen), where we’ll be taking in the view from a special point of view that for sure will make all your social media followers or your friends or family back home jealous. Please don’t hesitate to ask your guide in assisting capturing that picture-perfect image of this iconic image from this good-looking city, while you get to hear about the harbors colorful and somewhat charming history.

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Please wear suitable footwear for walking, and bring an umbrella or rain jacket in case of rain.
  • For your Copenhagen By Mie & Friends tour you will be in a small group of a maximum of 10 people.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of six and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of six are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of six.
  • Please note, we won't access the inside of any of the buildings located at the following places: The Kings Yellow Houses, Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace, The Old Stock Exchange, Nikolaj Kunsthal, The Opera House, The Royal Theatre, The Marble Church or The Citadel. Instead we will experience all of them from the outside.
  • Travelers who show symptoms for COVID-19 will not be allowed to participate in the experience.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands