Copenhagen, a world of treasures
The city centre is dotted with designer shops and stately monumental buildings are a stone’s throw away. Rosenborg Castle was once the royal residence and is home to some of Denmark’s greatest cultural treasures. Don’t forget to visit the castle’s basement, here you’ll find the Danish crown jewels. Also a real gem is Amalienborg, now the winter palace of the Danish royals. All this and more makes Copenhagen the perfect place for a city trip and to start a longer holiday in Denmark. Prepare to be surprised: Book a flight to Copenhagen now!
City of many tastes
New Nordic Cuisine (the North-European answer to slowfood) is on the rise. The highlight in this city is Noma, number 1 on ‘The World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ list for the past 3 years. If Noma is booked, there are plenty of other places to enjoy Danish cuisine. From traditional smørrebrød to smoked eel, Copenhagen has it all.
Flights to Copenhagen for a unique city trip
Find a cheap flight to Copenhagen? With KLM your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: Free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Denmark before you know it.
She wanted legs and gave her voice to the sea witch in return: Who doesn’t know the tale of the Little Mermaid (den lille Havfrue in Danish)? The Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen wrote the story in 1836. A statue of the girl from the sea was set on Langelinie quay in Copenhagen as a tribute.
Amalienborg is the winter residence of the Danish royal family. Situated in the centre of Copenhagen, the complex comprises four palaces and is a great example of the popular Danish rococo style. Two of the palaces are open to the public. The changing of the royal guard that watches over Amalienborg attracts hundreds of…
Nyhavn’s past is almost as colourful as the façades on the quay. It’s a history full of ships, sailors – and lots of alcohol. Drinking beer is still the number one pastime here: On a sunny day, all of Copenhagen seems to converge on the quays of Nyhavn for a glass of Carlsberg. But, however delicious, there is much more to…
Christiansborg is located on the small island of Slotsholmen in Copenhagen harbour. This was originally the residence of the royal family, which moved to Amalienborg after a fire in 1794. Today, the former palace is home to the Danish Parliament, Supreme Court and Prime Minister's office.
Strøget is the longest pedestrian area in the world and the main shopping zone of Copenhagen. In addition to an endless number of shops, Strøget has many sightseeing attractions and is a great place for an afternoon stroll.
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Average travel time: 7 hour and 30 min