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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour

  • 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
Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour
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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour

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.

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 and stop at an organic chocolate shop for a tasting of its homemade candy.

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.

Reviews (75)
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Reviewed yesterday
Very interesting tour with a perfect guide

Last weekend my husband, our three adult daughters and me had a very nice tour at copenhagen with Jamshed. He was a perfect guide, showing us great places of historical and todays Copenhagen and gave us many interesting informations, which you dont't find in travel...More

Thank KGHG3
Reviewed 3 days ago
Rain just makes you feel the hygge even more!

I went back and forth on what to do on our last morning in Copenhagen after getting off our cruise and before getting on our flight. I had been to Copenhagen before and taken a fantastic food tour, but that wasn’t going to work with...More

Thank mauinoel
JacobH2373, Guide at Copenhagen Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am genuinely glad that you decided to do the tour. You guys were so enthusiastic guests and it was a pleasure to show you around. I am happy that you appreaciated all my stories about Denmark and about growing up here. I certainly had...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Hygge and Happiness!

This tour was a must-do in Copenhagen! You got to see the main attractions while also finding the local hot spots. I'm the type of person who wants to travel to a city and really learn the history and culture of it like a native...More

Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Small Walking tour Copenhagen

Myself and two friends had a wonderful experience on this walking tour. Our guide Mei was fantastic, very knowledgeable, friendly and shared her vast knowledge of the town. Mei also took us to a bakery and also at the end of the tour provided a...More

Thank tracyburke888
Reviewed 1 week ago
Not your typical city tour

What a fun way to learn about a new city and gain insight into Danish culture. Jacob our guide was great. The time flew by. A little history, a little geography, a little culture a lot of cozy. Great tour.More

Thank Andrew K
Mie D, Ejer at Copenhagen Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrew, I had such a nice time showing you around the city. It was a real pleasure on this rather chilly and windy morning in Copenhagen. Also nice to chat about where you're from, as three of the guests in the group were from...More

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