The Best Guided Tours in Copenhagen

Are you traveling to Copenhagen, Denmark, and might be interested in a sightseeing tour? Take one of these interesting tours for travelers. The tour operators offer payment in USD, EUR, AUD and GBP. Keep in mind that if a tour is seasonal and does not operate at the time of your trip, you can always check out the list of all available Copenhagen tours here.

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The Grand Tour of Copenhagen

The Brave Steadfast (Tin) Soldier, Copenhagen
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The Grand Tour of Copenhagen covers all the major sights of the Danish capital. Traveling in a comfortable bus on this tour, you visit Amalienborg Palace (the winter residence of the Danish Royal Family), the Little Mermaid in the harbor, and much more.

The tour departs daily year-round from City Hall Square (in front of the Palace Hotel).

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The Hamlet Castle Tour from Copenhagen

Kronborg (aka Elsinore, aka Hamlet's Castle)
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Listen to old tales of Shakespeare at Elsinore Castle, see Queen Margrethe's summer castle Fredensborg and bring your camera to photograph the beautiful nature of the Danish Riviera. This is one of the best guided tours in Denmark and a great value for the price. Departs daily in summer, 3 times weekly in winter.

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Copenhagen Panoramic City Tour (with Cruise)

Tivoli Gardens
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You will see a lot of typical, idyllic Denmark on this tour, which includes a bus trip and a cruise along the historical harbor. One of the best short guided tours ever, this tour operates May through September (at least!). It concludes in the very heart of Copenhagen at Gammel Strand.

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The "Hop On Hop Off" Bus Tour of Copenhagen

The Little Mermaid

What a unique way to see Copenhagen. This guided tour "guides" visitors to each attraction in Copenhagen. You can hop on and off as many times as you want, on this fun-to-ride open-top double-decker bus! Each of the three routes offered takes about an hour. The Hop On Hop Off ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use, for all routes and as many rides to sights as you want to see.

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A Guided Tour Using the Copenhagen Card (CPHCard)

Building in Copenhagen
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The Copenhagen Card can serve visitors nicely as a low-cost tour guide: it includes a comprehensive guide of Copenhagen and gives travelers free local transportation, free admission to sights and attractions (for example, more than 60 museums are free!), and many other traveler-related discounts. Free transportation includes getting to and from the airport and discounts on car rental.