Go for a week-end to explore this charming Scandinavian city where the historical past mixes with modernism.
It is the perfect capitale for a discovery city break on behalf of design, culture, nature and gastronomy.
You can stroll walk in the charming streets or by bike as most local.
The neighborhoods are very different from each other.
Go to the Vesterbro district, the most avant-garde and hip of the capital. The Meatpacking District has stylish bars and very nice restaurants. Vesterbrogade and Istedgade also have very good as Malbeck, wine bar. It is a true culinary paradise with its small street, Værnedamsvej where you will find lots of typical products shops.
Frederiksberg district is more quiet and very chic. Walking along Gammel Kongevej, a fantastic street for shopping with old buildings. If you want to relax direction Frederiksberg Have Park and I advise you to go for a drink at the café of the greenhouse in the Agriculture Department at the University.
Østerbro is a district with an atmosphere of small neighborhood. Located between the lakes and the sea, is the favorite place for families of Copenhagen. Enjoy it to the shopping streets of Danish design in Copenhagen. Østerbrogade and Nordre Frihavnsgade are rich in small shops.
In Nørrebro, there are the coolest streets of Copenhagen. Jægersbroggade is a cobbled street with many starred restaurants, cool cafes, vintage shops and wine bars.
In downtown, historic area of Copenhagen, you will visit all the most famous tourist sites. Explore the narrow streets, yards and alleys and walk on the Strøget, the pedestrian street of the longest shopping in Europe. Explore the canals of Christianshavn district and if you can, test the Noma restaurant two Michelin stars and considered one of the best restaurants in the world. Otherwise go to the famous Christiania which has a real lifestyle and where you have to respect the rules of the area as shown on the panels. You can also eat there.
If you want to make a Danish design tour, start with the Bredgade street in Copenhagen. Here you will find the auction Bruun Rasmussen as well as antique shops with big names like Georg Jensen and Arne Jacobsen and the Danish Design Museum.
In contrast to Tivoli, in a building designed by the famous Henning Larsen, you will find the center of Danish design, Danish Design Centre. The exhibitions are to do.
On the streets of Gammel Strand, you can visit the showroom of Louis Poulsen, with its large collection of lamps and lighting.
The Royal Copenhagen represents the high end of Danish design since 1775. In their store, you can see films and antiques, but also bestsellers. Their old studio in Frederiksberg is now their factory store.
The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel is known as the first design hotel in the world, it was created from the outside and from the inside in 1960 by renowned architect Arne Jacobsen.
Visit also the home of Finn Juhl, Charlottenlund, north of Copenhagen, which is a very beautiful place and then head to the Aarhus City Hall to admire the talents of Arne Jacobsen. Finally finish with the Struer Museum of Bang & Olufsen where you can discover the history behind one of the largest Danish companies.
On gastronomy side and more of the many restaurants in town, taste the street food on the stands at the Market of the "street food" in Papirøen where there is an incredible and delicious culinary variety: Cuban cuisine, the classic Fish & Chips , all types of sandwiches, chicken on the spit, pizza cooked in a wood oven, artisan sausages and hot dogs, fries, grilled meats and Mexican tacos.
So between hospitality, culture and gastronomy, Copenhagen will satisfy you for this exceptional city break.