Travel Guide: Copenhagen
With inhabitants constantly ranking among the happiest people on earth, it’s not surprising that Denmark is one of the most loved European cities whether you’re both looking for a long or short stay.
Where to stay
Over the last couple of decades, Nørrebro has risen to become one of the most popular districts in Copenhagen. With its mixed crowd and rich culture, there's plenty of different ways to experience the area.
You can find some of the best Scandi-style houses on Airbnb, which is always a good choice.
What to see
Botanical Garden - if you love plants and green houses this is the perfect place for you. Don’t miss out on the Butterfly House and grab an icecream in the outside terrace straight afterwards.
The Round Tower - the 17th Century tower and observatory Rundetaarn is the oldest observatory in Europe. Get to the top for a stunning view of the city and stop on the floating glass door for an adrenaline kick.
The Design Museum Danmark - an extensive collection of design pieces from the Memphis Group to Japanese ceramics. Best room must be the ‘chair room’: a tunnel showcasing design chairs since the last century.
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - an hour train away from the city, this museum is worth seeing if you’re an avid art viewer.
Where to eat/sip on coffee
Atelier September - home to pretty avocado toasts and refreshing juices, this seems like the cool eatery of the city where you can spot all kind of artists and designers hanging out here.
Mirabelle - local produce and organic wine only, this is heaven for anyone looking for a chilled out evening glass of red with a side of fresh pasta.
Apollo Bar & Kantine - an “hit” place for any fashion and art victim, this was the main location to be at during Copenhagen Fashion Week.
Grød - a classic Scandinavian dish, porridge is definitely a must-try when in the northern countries.
Democratic Coffee - located in the heart of the city, you can definitely stop here prior visiting the Round Tower for a quick latte and crunchy almond croissant.
Where to shop
Hay - perfect for any kind of shopping, from gift-making to more serious purchases like furniture, Hay is your heaven for anything Scandi-design.
Holly Golightly - a dream for fashion-obsessed, the store displays pieces from Saks Potts to Ganni
Normann Copenhagen - flaship and design showroom for the brand, this is not to miss.
Ganni Postmodern - basically an archive for the brand, the Ganni Postmodern concept store has been introudced to meet demand from customers to shop past Ganni collections.