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Good Morning, Copenhagen: Feel The Danish Hygge & Happiness

If you want to understand Denmark, you need to understand hygge. The concept can be difficult to explain, but is easy to experience on a slow-paced walk with a native — and once you have it in you, you’ll know why Danes are some of the happiest people in the world! Take a peek into Copenhagen’s local life and find your own happy hygge place.

- Get a better understanding of Danish culture and why the world-famous Danish concept of hygge is so important in an increasingly fast-paced world
- Visit city sites that ooze hygge and find out how you can bring some of that vibe back home with you from your native guide
- Learn why some people say Denmark is utopian, and how the local culture contributes to Danes being among the happiest people in the world year after year
- Savour Danish treats and visit gems that simply scream hygge!

per adult from

$88

AUD

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Native English-speaking guide
    • One-on-one recommendations for further exploring the city
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Pastry
    • Lots of Danish hygge
    What's excluded :
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Nyboders Mindestuer, Skt. Pauls Gade 24, Copenhagen 1313 Denmark

    If you are going to get to the heart of hygge, you need to go back in time. We begin our Hygge & Happiness tour near the characteristic yellow houses of Nyboder, a famed local district. Here you’ll meet and greet your native guide and your group for the day. Your native guide is a bona fide Copenhagener who is super excited to share their knowledge of Danish culture with you, as well as local historical secrets that you won’t find in any guidebooks! And because our tours are for small groups only, your guide has plenty of time to answer

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Zealand

    Your tour takes you through the oldest parts of the city, where you experience hidden gems in the form of cobblestone-filled streets, timber-framed houses, and green refuges of calm amongst the urban sprawl. Krusemyntegade is one of the cobblestone-filled streets that just scream hygge with that old world charm. It’s a great example of how hyggelig our city can be if you just take the time to wander.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Zealand

    This Copenhagen walking tour is not just about seeing the city’s greatest hits but tasting them too! So, get ready to get all of your senses tingling as we sample some Danish delights. World-renowned pastries is one of these delights and they indeed hold a very special place in us natives hearts. Let us give you a peak into the charm and the taste of Danish childhood and even adulthood that bring Copenhageners so much joy every single week. It’s the perfect way to kick off the morning in a leisurely way.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kongens Have, Gothersgade 11, Copenhagen 2300 Denmark

    Let’s ditch the urban sprawl together and escape into a beautiful green haven, The Kings Garden. Here take in the spectacular beauty and calm in the midst of the busy historical inner city. As you wander, hear the dramatic story of how the once-royal park came to be one of the first public parks in the world (Hint: It include former kings with delusions of grandeur and mental insanity and inappropriate love triangles!).

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rosenborg Castle, Oster Voldgade 4A, Copenhagen 1350 Denmark

    Take in the spectacular views of Copenhagen’s miniature castle, Rosenborg. From outside the castle, tune into the castles secrets and hear about King Christian IV who build it back in the 17th century and his ingenious ideas about this damn cute castle!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Lagkagehuset, Ny Østergade 12, 1101 København K, Denmark

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    Stop At: Pistolstræde, København, Denmark

    Take a detour from the urban sprawl and find a refuge of calm and wander into a tucked-away alleyway with that fantastic old world charm. Sit down and enjoy the quiet atmosphere and bond with your group, as your native guide take out the Danish flødeboller for you to sample. Before taking your first bite, don’t forget to tune in as your guide tell you everything about this fantastic delicious treat and how it really play into Danish hygge culture from a very young age.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Stroeget, Stroget, Copenhagen Denmark

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    Stop At: Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Copenhagen 1067 Denmark

    We want to escape the busy streets though, so we’ll take a de-route into a quiet cobble-stone filled square. Here your guide will let you stretch your neck all the way back to admire the spire throning on top of what seem to be a church, but not all is what it seems in Copenhagen today. Here your guide will share Copenhageners views of religion from outside the church and tell you how this plays into our culture as well even today! While you grab a picture of this neck-breaking building, your guide will just run into a store next door

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Slotsholmsgade 8, Copenhagen 5700 Denmark

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    Stop At: Christiansborg Slot, Prins Joergens Gaard 1, Copenhagen 1218 Denmark

    The palace serves as the Danish parliament today, so here we will stop to tell you all the secrets about Danish politics, the mind-boggling Danish welfare system and the weird Danish cultural law of Jante. A two-tiered system that provide Danes with a very high degree of trust, which have helped us earn the title as some of the happiest people in the world pretty consistently for years. Find out why, as you guide will unravel how these concepts play into Danish happiness and maybe pick up some hacks for your own.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Magstræde, København, Denmark

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    Stop At: Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Zealand

    We conclude our Hygge & Happiness portion in one of Copenhagen’s best and most cute cafés located on a quiet street in the city centre, where you’ll experience hygge in its purest form. Here we will indulge in a cup of liquid joy and your native guide will give you your sustainable, slice of Copenhagen as a souvenir to remember your time here in our wonderful city. This is also the time for recommendations, so please feel free to ask your guide for any help or assistance you might need. We would be happy to help.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Krokodillegade 21, 1326 København, Denmark
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Læderstræde, København, Denmark
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Please wear suitable footwear for walking, and bring an umbrella or rain jacket in case of rain.
    • For your Copenhagen By Mie & Friends tour you will be in a small group of a maximum of 10 people.
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of six and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of six are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of six.
    • Please note, we won't access the inside of any of the buildings located at the following places: The Kings Yellow Houses, Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace, The Old Stock Exchange and Nikolaj Kunsthal. Instead we will experience all of them from the outside.
    • Travelers who show symptoms for COVID-19 will not be allowed to participate in the experience.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Group Size

10

Organised by Copenhagen By Mie

Activity ID: V-262506P1

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