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Copenhagen tours and excursions

Copenhagen tours

Walking tours

Visitcopenhagen.com features a few walking tours or visit the Tourist Information Centre for more information.

Boat tours

The blue and yellow harbour buses (Havnbus) is a cheap alternative to the official canal tours.

Copenhagen excursions

Roskilde

Roskilde is a city of kings and Vikings - its Gothic cathedral is the final resting place of about 40 Danish monarchs, and its Viking Ship Museum illustrates how this place was once a thriving hub of the Viking trade routes for centuries. Apart from its immensely rich heritage, Roskilde also hosts an annual rock festival that features a diverse selection of music including rock, metal, hip-hop, dance, house and world music.

Website: http://www.visitroskilde.com

Dyrehavsbakken amusement park (Bakken)

Dyrehavsbakken, or Bakken, is the world's oldest amusement park which can be accessed by suburban or S-train to Klampenborg from Copenhagen. The park boasts wooded parkland and herds of deer as well as the usual roller-coasters and rides. Open daily from April to August, then open on selected days from September to December.

Website: http://www.bakken.dk

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Located 39km (24 miles) north of Copenhagen, this museum runs rotating exhibitions showcasing a world-class collection of modern art. DSB, the Danish State Railway company, offers a combined museum and return train ticket, click here for more information: https://www.dsb.dk/en/travelling-in-the-cities/combined-museum-and-return-tickets/.

Website: https://www.louisiana.dk/en

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