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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Walking tour of off-the-beaten-path Copenhagen spots preferred by locals
  • In-depth explanation of what hygge means to the Danish from a guide
  • Included coffee and pastry from a local coffee shop
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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour
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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour
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Overview

Take a deep dive into the Danish concept of hygge on this Copenhagen walking tour. Most often translated as "coziness," the concept is important to Danish culture, and understanding it helps travelers get a handle on the ways of the Danes. Through a guide's commentary and stops at off-the-beaten-path historical sites you may have missed on your own, come to a deeper understanding of the city, country, and its people.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group near Nyboder, a neighborhood chock-full of 17th-century yellow houses. Walk down small streets you may not have found otherwise, listening to commentary on the concept of hygge, a quality important to Danish culture.

Stop at a coffee shop for a coffee and pastry, and then head for Rosenborg Palace Gardens (Kongens Have), also known as the King’s Garden. There, explore the quaint space and hear how it became an early public park.

Wander down some of the city’s oldest streets and stop at an organic chocolate shop for a tasting of its homemade candy.

Cross the popular pedestrian street, Strøget, lined with elements of Danish design that typify hygge.

Learn about Danish government and how the country is influenced by hygge.

Stop by one more cozy, quaint garden before finishing up in a local cafe with a better understanding of hygge in all its forms.

The tour ends in central Copenhagen.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Make sure to do this!

Everything about this tour exceeded our expectations. It's a casual, comfortable walk around town - with enjoyable stops for pastries, chocolate and coffee. Our guide, James, had great stories, knowledge on even the small things we inquired about and took such good care of us....More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Loved it!

This was my favourite experience in Copenhagen! Our tour guide, Morten, was lovely and clearly loved his hometown. We started by exploring the beautiful historic area around Nyboder which included scenes from The Danish Girl, streets lined with roses, and the best bakery in the...More

Thank Gen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Highly recommend

We did this tour with Morten who walked at a good pace, took us all over central Copenhagen and was informative and funny. It was a greatest introduction to Danish culture and good from a local. Would highly recommend the tour to all friends and...More

1  Thank jcwright99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
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Went for a quick two day visit to Copenhagen while visiting Sweden, and my tour with Jens was the highlight of my trip. He was informative but not stuffy, warm and knowledgeable, and presented a perfect mix of information on hygge culture and more typical...More

1  Thank jmicke01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Connect with the spirit of Copenhagen

Our wonderful guide, Mie, was welcoming, knowledgeable and super helpful. She answered all of our questions and led us on a gentle amble (totally Hygge!) around the historic, non-touristy, areas of Copenhagen. We never felt rushed and the venues where we stopped to taste local...More

1  Thank 465sharon
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