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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour provided by Copenhagen Urban Adventures

Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour

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Overview
Take a deep dive into the Danish concept of hygge on this Copenhagen walking tour. Most often translated as "coziness," the concept is important to Danish culture, and understanding it helps travelers get a handle on the ways of the Danes. Through a guide's commentary and stops at off-the-beaten-path historical sites you may have missed on your own, come to a deeper understanding of the city, country, and its people.
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You'll start at
Krokodillegade 21
Krokodillegade 21, 1326 København, DenmarkIn front of the Christian IV statue in Nyboder. At the intersection between Øster Voldgade and Kronprinsessegade. Map address: Krokodillegade 21, 1326 København.
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    Nyboders Mindestuer
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Krusemyntegade
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Det Rene Brød
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Kongens Have
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Rosenborg Castle
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Lagkagehuset
  • 6
    Pistolstræde
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Stroeget
  • 7
    Nikolaj Kunsthal
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Copenhagen Stock Exchange
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    Christiansborg Palace
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Magstræde
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    Bertels Salon
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Læderstræde
Læderstræde, København, DenmarkCopenhagen City Centre, Læderstræde
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Highlights
  • Walking tour of off-the-beaten-path Copenhagen spots preferred by locals
  • In-depth explanation of what hygge means to the Danish from a guide
  • Included coffee and pastry from a local coffee shop
  • Guide provides suggestions of places to visit once your tour is over
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group near Nyboder, a neighborhood chock-full of 17th-century yellow houses. Walk down small streets you may not have found otherwise, listening to commentary on the concept of hygge, a quality important to Danish culture. Stop at a coffee shop for a coffee and pastry, and then head for Rosenborg Palace Gardens (Kongens Have), also known as the King’s Garden. There, explore the quaint space and hear how it became an early public park. Wander down some of the city’s oldest streets cross the popular pedestrian street, Strøget, lined with elements of Danish design that typify hygge. Learn about Danish government and how the country is influenced by hygge. Stop by one more cozy, quaint garden before finishing up in a local cafe with a better understanding of hygge in all its forms. The tour ends in central Copenhagen.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Krokodillegade 21, 1326 København, Denmark
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Læderstræde, København, Denmark
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • One-on-one recommendations for further exploring the city
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Pastry
  • A small treat
  • Lots of Danish hygge
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Nyboders Mindestuer
  • Entry/Admission - Det Rene Brød
  • Entry/Admission - Rosenborg Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Nikolaj Kunsthal
  • Entry/Admission - Soren Kierkegaard Statue I Bibliotekshaven
  • Entry/Admission - Bertels Salon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear suitable footwear for walking, and bring an umbrella or rain jacket in case of rain.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour:
  • Your tour supports a small, independent local business where your local guide will provide you with a tasty, sustainable slice of Copenhagen as a souvenir you can take home with you. The souvenir has been created locally and the production fuels daily interaction between animals, humans from various backgrounds, and nature to help create a greener city that buzzes with life.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 and Nikolaj Kunsthal. Instead we will experience all of them from the outside.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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540TraceyB wrote a review Mar 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom30 contributions16 helpful votes
From start to finish Paulina made the tour super interesting and light hearted! We certainly experienced the Hygge! The added food and drink experiences brought it all together perfectly! Kind regards to a superb guide! Thanks Paulina!
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Laure H wrote a review Mar 2020
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It was a really nice tour with a very enthousiast tour guide, Jam. I have learned a lot about danish culture and hygge. Great expirience!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Riddhi D wrote a review Feb 2020
8 contributions3 helpful votes
It was one of the most amazing & fun tours we had!! Pauline, our guide was the best!! The hygge culture was explained very well!!
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Niamh Allen wrote a review Feb 2020
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We only had a short trip but I’m glad we chose to do this. Our tour guide Kristian Ejlebæk Nielsen was really nice and interesting to talk to. Not only did he know lots about each place we passed, but was up for general conversation which made it a lot more relaxed than a formal
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Cath H wrote a review Feb 2020
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia35 contributions24 helpful votes
Jens led our little party of three on a wonderful walking tour of central Copenhagen. Jens managed to cram culture, history and current affairs into a tour which was the perfect way to begin a few days in Copenhagen - half the time while walking backwards talking with us! Our
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Fantastic experience with Kristian
We had a great time! Kristian was on time in the exact spot to meet us, and we immediately got a warm and excited v
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Terrific Tour in odd times.
In the midst of the Coronovirus outbreak, we took one of the last Highlights & Hygge Tours with Sandra as Denmark w
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simmonsjodi13
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Highlight of my trip!
Spending the morning with Jacob felt like hanging out with an old friend. I’ve been on many group tours during my t
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Beer Makes Vesterbro Better!
Jens was a great tour guide! Sharing interesting facts and stories and recommendations. Excellent beer too! Highly
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Eric S
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Informative interesting tour of cool off-beat multi-ethnic Norrebro
Frankly, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Norrebro tour, but I like seeing a slice of real life in places that
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ellielongbottom
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Great all around tour
Kristian was a passionate and informative guide showing us not only the highlights of Copenhagen but hidden gems as
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JoelD1142
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Awesome time!
We had a great time on this tour, Kristian was an awesome guide and had lots of great information about the history
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nikiesour
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Love me some "HYGGE"
OMG! We took the tour at the start of our trip, on a rainy cold January day. So much fun. Our Tour ended up being j
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Miguel V
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Great overview culture & sights of Copenhagen
Our guide Jacob did an amazing job of really helping us understand what makes life in Copenhagen so special and uni
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668cherryngo
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Hygge and happiness
Jacob was a well spoken well presented well informed guide he made our experience fun and interesting. Thank you fo
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LuckyRoamer
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Great fun!
A really fun way to see Copenhagen in a different way. Learnt something different and authentic about the area. Ja
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The best decision was to go on this wonderful tour.
It was a great experience for us. We had the best decision in Copenhagen to apply. Jens is a friendly, excellent to
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willzoor
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A lovely and intimate tour around Copenhagen!
I had a lovely time with an intimate group of 3, including the tour guide Christian. The overall experience was gr
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Purplemeetup
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We Enjoyed the group and the bar hopping
Amazing Urban Adventure. We were taken on walking tour of Copenhagen neighborhoods, we walked through a park and pl
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JanaiD23
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Great time!
Came for a short first time visit to Copenhagen with my husband, and we were looking for something different from y
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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