Grand Tour of Copenhagen says

The Grand Tour walking tour offered by Copenhagen Free Walking Tours is a splendid way to spend 3 hours while sightseeing the city and absorbing useful information. Starting in the centre, you will get to see Town Hall Square, Lur Blowers, and Tivoli Gardens from the outside. And don’t forget the start of legendary shopping street Strøget. Walk around the city to one of the most spectacular squares, Kongens Nytorv, and admire historical architecture like Magasin Du Nord, the Old Royal Theatre, and Hotel d’Angleterre. Visit the royal Amalienborg Palace and have a glance at the architectural wonder of the Marble Church. For a fresh breeze of a more modern culture the tour guides will take you to the colorful harbourfront, Nyhavn, where you will experience Copenhagen’s laid back atmosphere. Learn about the epic history of Copenhagen, vikings, medieval times, the founder of the city, and more by tagging along a great welcome to wonderful Copenhagen.

Tour information

Copenhagen has a rich history as a major city on the edge of the Baltic. It grew from a little fishing town to the capital of Denmark, and survived fire, plague, invasion and just about everything in between. Now Copenhagen is known as a culture capital, a hub for design and experimentation, a place for foodies and a land of fairy tales. Join our Grand Tour to hear how Copenhagen became the fantastic city it is today. Learn about warrior bishops, kings and queens, the best place to get Danish smørrebrød, and why the Danes are called the happiest people in the world!

This tour includes:

Town Hall Square — Medieval Copenhagen — Bishop Absalon, the founding father of Copenhagen — Kongens Nytorv — Nyhavn, the wonderful colourful harbour front — Amalienborg Palace — The Marble Church — And more!

Traveler Reviews

  • “Fantastic use of a long Copenhagen layover!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    With a 7-hour layover at the Copenhagen airport, we looked for something meaningful we could do to experience Denmark. This tour was a fantastic experience and I left feeling I had seen many key…

  • “Excellent”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    Roger was our guide for the "Grand tour of Copenhagen" and it was amazing! Very fun, involved and interactive. He gave us all kinds of fun facts and explained the history in a fun way. Would…

  • “Just excellent ”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June2, 2016

    It was just so nice to walk around Copenhagen, no rain, sunny day.We got nice explanations and very friendly people, great time.

On arrival

At the steps of the City Hall (Rådhuspladsen).

Things to note

Tour finishes near the Royal Palace (Amalienborg).

Please contact for booking groups of 10 or more

Working days

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From 11:00 to 14:00
City Hall (Rådhuspladsen)
Копенгаген Ховедстаден DK
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