Best tours of Copenhagen 2024
Looking for the best tour for you?
Here is a full overview of our tours, so you can pick the perfect fit
Have you just booked tickets to visit Copenhagen, and are you looking for the best tour to learn about Danish history and the Danish way of life? Look no further. At Copenhagen by Mie and Friends, we offer unique and social walking tours with native Copenhageners that will meet all your requirements for a perfect day in Copenhagen – and more!
The number one most common feedback we get, is that people say our tours are like spending the day with friends. Hence the name. We know, that when visiting a new country you are not only looking to learn about the history of the place, but also getting to know the people and the everyday life. Therefor, we make sure to introduce you to Danish traditions, local tall tales and how we like to spend our time in one of the most livable cities in the world.
So, which tours should you take? Here we guide you trough our diverse selection of tours, to help you find the very best Copenhagen tour for you.
The Hygge and Happiness Tour
What is this mysterious Danish concept hygge? And why are the Danes named some of the happiest people in the world, year after year? After taking the The Hygge and Happiness tour, you will be able to answer these questions to family and friends, and simultaneously teach them about the colorful history of Copenhagen. The Hygge and Happiness tour is our signature tour, or our SignaTour, if you will. Spend the morning with a group of curious travelers and a local guide, who will take you to some of the most interesting historic sights in Copenhagen, and guide you off the beaten track. Learn why we love living in Copenhagen, and taste some of the best local delicacies the city has to offer. The tour is three and a half hours, with a few short indoor breaks. It ends at a hygge café where your guide will offer you something refreshing to drink, and their advice on where to go next.
The Total Day Tour: Highlights and Hygge
If your time in Copenhagen is limited, and you want to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the important sights, this is the tour for you. Your local guide will take you to beautiful castles, scenic parks, and those historic courtyards that only the locals know about. You will learn about hygge, the secret to keeping your spirits up during a grey Danish winter, while munching on some quintessentially Danish treats. Your guide will show you the home of the Danish parlament, and give you all the deets on our highly talked about welfare system. The tour lasts seven hours, and after spending the day with a local, you will have learned a great deal about Danish history, and what it is like to live in Copenhagen.
Visit Amalienborg on both our Total Copenhagen Tour and our Copenhagen Sights Tour
The Copenhagen Sights Tour
If you are short on time, or you just want an express introduction to the most unmissable spots before heading out on your own, this tour is for you. A local guide will guide you through the most famous historical sights in Copenhagen, while sprinkling personal anecdotes about modern life in the city, and after only two hours your knowledge of Copenhagen will most likely have improved a great deal. This is your chance to learn the surprising connections between The Little Mermaid, and Denmarks most famous beer company. You will go and see if the Queen is at home, and afterwards your guide will tell you about the sleazy history of the colorful houses of Nyhavn. The tour ends at Kongens Nytorv, a beautiful, Parisian inspired square in the very center of the city – the perfect starting point for exploring on your own.
The Vesterbro Beer Tour
Are you longing to get off the beaten track, and learn about the areas of Copenhagen where most people live, work and hang out in the weekend? Do you enjoy handcrafted beer and meeting new people from all over the world? Then look no further. The Vesterbro Beer Tour is the tour for you. In the course of three hours your guide will take you through the quirky streets of Vesterbro, where old meets new and gentrification is slowly transforming what used to be the seedy red light district of Copenhagen. You will learn about the progressive ways in which local forces are changing the drug scene, and your guide will show you the restaurants and bars that everyone is talking about. All the while we will stop at some of our favorite local pubs, and taste the highlights of Danish beer.
Enjoy wonderful beer with a local and new friends
The Nørrebro Neighborhood Tour
Are you interested in seeing an alternative side of Copenhagen? Are you curious about modern city planning, and cultural diversity? Then the Nørrebro Tour is the one for you. On this two hour tour, a local guide will show you around Copenhagens most densely populated area, which has undergone a lot of changes in the last decade. From worn down working-class neighborhood to youthful and diverse city hub, with a constant stream of new bars, galleries and artisanal shops popping up everywhere. On this tour you will visit the busiest bike path on the planet (40.000 bikes cross it everyday), and see how Danish architects are revolutionizing city parks, and public spaces. Enjoy a tasty treat developed by innovative local chefs, and pick your guides brain on the most interesting sights in Copenhagen, that fit your taste and itinerary.
Visit the infamous park Superkilen
The Taste and Experience Danish Christmas Tour
Are you visiting Copenhagen in the wintertime, and curios about how Danes celebrate Christmas? Do you want to extend the feeling you got from the Christmas market to the whole city? Then this is the tour for you. During this three hour long tour, your local guide will take you to the corners of Copenhagen that tell a story about Danish Christmas traditions, and their thousand year old history. You will get to taste the treats that scream Danish Christmas, and visit our favorite alternative to the most crowded markets. End the tour in a hygge café where you will get to try the infamous Danish Christmas beer, and complete the experience with a Danish Christmas game, where someone gets to go home with a gift.