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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour

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  • 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
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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.
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.
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Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

This was a worthwhile experience! I really enjoyed the tour with Jamshed. He was very knowledgeable not only about Denmark, but about the rest of the world which was great because the group had people from different parts of the world. The tour was interactive...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank EneA249
Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

Mia shared many exiting and very interesting stories about life in CPH and Denmark in general. This really helped me to understand the local culture and way of living. She is very passionate about her city and its contagious! Thanks so much for this unique...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Georgkk
Reviewed 27 April 2019

Mie was an awesome guide-- super friendly and open to talk about all the questions we had about Danish culture and hygge! At the end, she allotted us time to ask her for recommendations for food/museums/more tours and it was extremely helpful and considerate :)

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank helenmqin
Reviewed 21 April 2019

Jacob was a great tour guide. There was a bit of confusion with the starting point but cleared up easily. The walk took us through the Kings Garden and into Nyhavn and throughout little "Hyggely" courtyards and little shops for pastries, coffee and chocolate. Great...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank thebullett63
Reviewed 31 March 2019

We did this with our 8- and 11-year old kids. Our walk through Copenhagen was a good orientation to many of the main tourist highlights, along with some off-the-beaten-path (if only by a block or two) destinations. At each stop, our guide would tell us...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from Lars T | Property representative |
Whether our Hygge & Happiness tour, which is 3.5 hours long and not a full day tour, is wheelchair accessible is hard to say. It depends on the wheelchair and your needs, we have some cobblestones yes on the tour that we can... More
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Hi. It really depends on what port you're docking at! We have 3 docks in Copenhagen, Langelinie, Oceankaj and Nordre Toldbod. Langelinie and Nordre Toldbod is only 15 minutes walk from our meeting point, but Oceankaj is... More
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Hi Gita, To get to the meeting point from Bella Sky you're taking the Metro line toward Vanløse and get off at Nørreport Station. Here you change train to any S-train toward Østerport Station and then you're only 5 minutes... More
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