Top 10 Things To Do Alone In Copenhagen - Updated 2024

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Have you been to Copenhagen or is it your first time traveling here? Whether it is your first time or you’ve been here a couple of times already, Copenhagen will always leave you mesmerized with its mix of old and new architecture, squeaky clean canals with beautiful backdrafts of colorful boathouses, eclectic history, and culinary prowess. This capital of Denmark is home to a lot of enchanting castles and palaces, including Christianborg Palace, Amalienborg, Kronborg Castle, and Fredensborg Palace. It is also where you can find the famous statue of the Little Mermaid. This is a laid-back and easy city to explore, so if you’re traveling alone - you will have a lot of fun times here. In case you’re looking for ideas, things to do, or tours to help you explore the area, we have compiled a list of amazing tours for you to join. Check them out below!

1. Skip-the-Line Tivoli Gardens Admission Ticket (from USD 21.0)

If you want to save time and the hassle of long queues, better buy an admission ticket at Tivoli Gardens ahead of time. Expect two hours of pure fun and entertainment as you explore the amusement park. Aside from rides, you should also explore the beautiful park and bask in its beauty, or watch great acts in their venue for performing arts and get to know their culture more. Tivoli Gardens is the second oldest amusement park in the world and the fifth most visited in Europe.

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Tivoli Gardens Admission Ticket without Rides

Duration: 2 to 5 hours

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2. Copenhagen Food Tour (from USD 154.0)

Have you had enough of the food scene in Copenhagen? In case you want more, there’s a tour that mainly focuses on food, The Copenhagen Food Tour. Believe it or not, this tour is four full hours of pure food indulgence. You’ll be food tasting in local’s favorite eateries, shops, and markets. You’ll know more about the city’s inclination to fresh, light, and seasonal cuisine that is only made by natural ingredients. This tour will be headed by an expert guide giving you information about the history of the Danish cuisine that makes it both educational as well as a treat to the stomach.

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Copenhagen Small-Group Food-Tasting Walking Tour

Duration: 4 hours

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3. Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen (from USD 154.0)

If you’re in the city for its beautiful architecture and landmarks, then Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen is a must-join activity. The tour will last for more than eight hours and your group will be headed by an expert local guide. You will be visiting notable attractions like a beautiful cathedral, an interesting museum, and enchanting castles. If you’re a Shakespeare fan, you’ll be in for a surprise for you’ll be visiting the Kronborg Castle, where the Hamlet play took place. Another impressive architecture that you’ll see is the Frederiksborg Palace, which is said to be the most beautiful Renaissance castle in Scandinavia. It will really take your breath away. Other attractions to visits are The Viking Ship Museum and Roskilde Cathedral.

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Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen

Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes

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4. Copenhagen Highlights: 3-Hour Bike Tour (from USD 45.29)

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Copenhagen is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world. To know if this true, feel free to join the Copenhagen 3-Hour Bike Tour. Here you will be exploring and discovering hidden gems and local tourist attractions of the city through cycling with a group that is headed by a friendly local guide. You’ll be riding in the city’s bike lanes while learning about the local history. You’ll have plenty of time for photo ops with famous attractions like the statue of the little mermaid and you’ll surely be mesmerized with the marble-built Frederiks Kirke. Other attractions you’ll visit includes the Tivoli Gardens, Rådhuspladsen, the Amalienborg Royal Palace, and more.

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Copenhagen Highlights: 3-Hour Bike Tour

Duration: 3.0 hour

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Copenhagen Tour Guide

Agnethe Poulsen

Agnethe Poulsen

I’m a native to Copenhagen, having lived in the city all my life. My background is a master’s degree in history and Danish literature and since I’ve always loved fairy tales and storytelling, I wrote my thesis on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved tale ‘The Little Mermaid’. After graduating I decided to follow my passion for history and culture, so I became a tour guide and have now been working... Read more

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5. Copenhagen: 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tour (from USD 17.4)

copenhagen: 48-hour hop-on hop-off boat tour

If you’re tired of walking tours and want to see the city in a different perspective and in a leisurely manner, there’s no better way to do it than to take advantage of this 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Tou. For two days, you will ride the boat touring Copenhagen’s remarkable landmark, including historic Nyhavn district, Little Mermaid statue, Ofelia Plads, Reffen, Black Diamond, and a lot more. You will be cruising the canals and waterways of Copenhagen and admire the colorful houses, old structures, and new buildings. The good thing about this tour is you can do it at your own pace, you can hop in and hop off as you wish.

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Copenhagen: 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Boat Ticket

Duration: 2 day

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6. Free Spirited Guided Walking Tour (from USD 39.51)

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Are you done with the usual Copenhagen tour? Well, this Free Spirited 1.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour is your must booked tour before heading home. The tour will take you to an alternative Christianshavn neighborhood. You’ll be getting to know the different lifestyle of its people as well as the origin of the area. You’ll be digging dipper by exploring the original area of Christianshavn and knowing more about the flourishing district built on an old swamp. Be mesmerized with the hippie culture, the colorful houseboats lined canal, and the Vår Frelsers Church – a Baroque church that is famous for its helix spire with winding staircase.

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Copenhagen: Christianshavn Guided Walking Tour

Duration: 1.5 hour

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7. Copenhagen Pub Crawl - Carlsberg, Pubs, Nightclubs, & More (from USD 20.34)

copenhagen pub crawl - carlsberg, pubs, nightclubs, & more

Nights can be sometimes boring and lonely when traveling alone, so we’ve found you a tour to join, the Copenhagen Pub Crawl. Here, you will be partying with other people from around the world and you’ll be headed by an expert guide. You’ll be getting a free shot in every bar and a VIP pass to clubs for a duration of four hours. If you’re in town to meet new people, gain friends and experience the city’s night scene, then you’re on the right track by availing this pub crawl. The night will be about responsible drinking, dancing your night off, partying till dawn, trendy bars, wild clubs, and cozy pubs – all these without breaking the bank.

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Copenhagen Pub Crawl - Carlsberg, Pubs, Nightclubs, & More

Duration: 3 hour

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8. Sightseeing and Shopping Day Tour in Sweden (from USD 197.0)

sightseeing and shopping day tour in sweden

Are you done exploring Copenhagen and are ready to go shopping? Then avail this sightseeing and shopping day tour in Sweden. The guided tour will take you to Malmo through the train. You will be joining a group of eight members in exploring this beautiful coastal city. Make sure to visit Lilla Torg with its cobblestone square full of cafes and local handicraft shops. Other interesting sites here include Malmo Konsthall, Ribersborg Beach, and the western harbor neighborhood.

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Sightseeing and Shopping Day Tour in Sweden

Duration: 5 hours

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9. Copenhagen Panoramic City Tour with Harbor Cruise (from USD 62.0)

Copenhagen Panoramic City Tour with Harbor Cruise is an activity you shouldn’t miss if you want to know more about the city’s rich history and legends. You’ll be touring the city on a bus and boat, passing through notable attractions, including the lovely city hall, the astonishing Christianborg Palace, the regal Amalienborg, and more - while an expert guide narrates fun facts and stories about each place. You’ll surely be mesmerized by the mixture of old and new structures being exhibited in this city.

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Copenhagen Panorama Sightseeing & Grand Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

10. Castles Tour from Copenhagen

Are you one of those kids who dreamed of exploring a castle one day or marrying a prince so you could live in a real castle? Well, this tour is as close as you can get to that dream. Turn princess or prince for a day as you explore this beautiful, straight from the storybook, castles in Copenhagen. The tour will last for six hours and thirty minutes, and it will be headed by an expert guide. You will be visiting the Kronborg Castle and the town of Elsinore that are famous for being the setting of Hamlet’s play and being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll also be passing by the charming Fredensborg Palace which is the residence of the Danish royal family.

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Royal Castle Tour from Copenhagen

Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes

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Beautiful Copenhagen

Are you excited about your next trip to Copenhagen? You should be, for this is a city that’s full of surprises and things to see no matter how many times you’ve been there. Check out our list of amazing tours and activities before heading to Copenhagen.

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