The Funky Side of Copenhagen
*Available daily except on Mondays and Sundays.
2 hours in Copenhagen’s trendiest neighbourhood
Visiting 1 country: Denmark
This tour screams Copenhagen! Experience the true essence of this colourful and progressive city with a trip to the trendy neighbourhood of Nørrebro. Formerly a working class district, the area has now blossomed into a multicultural smorgasbord of funky design shops, diverse restaurants and achingly cool dive bars. Check out one of Europe’s most exciting and innovative parks and get a flavour of what to see, do and buy in the hippest district in the city.
Diversity is key
Nicknamed ‘NørreBronx’ because of its past reputation as a rough district; Nørrebro is now one of the coolest and most densely populated areas in Denmark. Home to artists, foodies and a host of quirky start-ups; alternative culture thrives here amongst the 55 nationalities that call Nørrebro home.
After meeting you we will head over to the bus stop to jump on the legendary Nørrebro ’5C’ bus; and make our way to one of the most funky parks in the world.
Resembling a mini ’World Expo,’ the park does a cracking job of celebrating the diversity of the local population, displaying artwork and artifacts inspired by countries around the world. Many of the items on display were chosen by the community of Nørrebro as symbols of their heritage.
Have fun like the Danes
We will take time to explore a crashed airplane and have a go on the famous Japanese octopus slide as we traverse playgrounds, green spaces and plenty of cycle paths to get a taste of how the Danes like to have fun!
Copenhageners love to cycle and why not? The city is built for cyclists; with hundreds of kilometers of cycle lanes and a traffic light system that favours two wheels. Nørrebro is blissfully traffic-free and we will get a feel for the city’s proud cycling culture as we pound the pedestrian streets of the district.
No tour in Copenhagen is complete without a nod to its gloriously exciting and progressive food scene. We don’t want to spoil the surprise but we will make a stop for a very special treat to keep those energy levels high.
The hip, the quaint and the unusual
In short, make sure you bring your appetite for adventure as we indulge in this cultural exploration. There will be plenty of opportunities to see and find the hip, the quaint and the unusual. Whether you’re buying a souvenir in one of the many quirky concept stores or you’re looking to discover inspiring and iconic works of art amongst the urban sprawl, Nørrebro has it covered.
After admiring the cool innovation and versatile resourcefulness of the Danes, your tour will end on an historic note at the attractive Assistens Cemetery, home to one of Denmark’s most famous sons, Hans Christian Andersen, writer of your favourite fairytales.
Copenhagen is a city of contrasts; experience them through the eyes of a local and get the most out of your stay in this exciting city.
IN DEPTH: CULTURAL & HISTORICAL
Less than 1 Day
- Experience the hippest neighbourhood in Copenhagen and marvel at the 55+ nationalities that live here together.
- Scope out some of the best shops, restaurants and bars the city has to offer with your local guide leading the way.
- Jump on the legendary ‘5C’ bus for a quick jaunt across town and admire the city’s enviable bicycle culture as we go.
- Take a ride down a Japanese Octopus slide or stand on the top of a flying carpet at one of Europe’s most cutting-edge parks.
- Enjoy a tasty culinary delight in a city famous for its stunning cuisine.
Local English-speaking guide, bus fare, plenty of recommendations for further exploring the city, surprise treat from an innovative local entrepreneur.
What’s not included
Additional food and drinks, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide.
Starting time: 12.30 PM
Meeting point: Dronning Louises bridge, the inner city side by the Tiberen sculpture.
Ending point: Assistens Cemetery at the corner of Nørrebrogade and Kapelvej.
Starting time: 12.30 PM