Weekend Break In Cophenhagen

September 8, 2013 | Author: | Posted in City Break

Cophenhagen, the Capital of Denmark is the most livable city in all of Scandanavia. This city, located on the Zealand Island, marls passage from the Baltic Sea to the North Sea, making it one of the busiest ports in Northern Europe. Copenhagen has world class museums, royal palaces, and the Tivoli Gardens Amusement Park.

A Great Time in the Merchant’s Harbour

Tivoli Gardens provides fun for the whole family. The most visited theme park in Scandanavia, Tivoli Gardens has adventurous rides, a magnificently beautiful pleasure garden, and live performing arts and The Star Flyer, the world’s tallest carousel.

New Haven (Nyhavn)
Weekend Break In Cophenhagenklndonnelly / Foter / CC BY

The statue of the little mermaid, based on the fairy tale of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen  is located in Langelinie, Copenhagen. This priceless statue captures the imagination and wonder lust in adults and children alike. Comissioned in 1909 by Carl Jacobsen, son of the founder of Carlsberg. Unveiled on August 23, 1913 by Edvard Ericksen, the statue has been revered religiously since that time. It is a must see for art lovers who are paying the city a visit. When making your way to Copenhagen, make sure you get the best hotel deals with Expedia, whether your stay is a short one or not.

Cophenhagen is home to Noma, which was voted the world’s  best restaurant. at 1500 DKK it can be a bit expensive, but Copenhagen is full of all kinds of different culinary wonders. The current  trend in Copenhagen is the “New Nordic” food cuisine. Chefs have taken traditional Nordic dishes and reinvent them with innovative prepartione.
Popular amoung the Danish youth and a recommended experience for tourist is Vega. This club features both Nordic and international bands. Vega boats some of the hippest electronica and house music DJs in all of Europe. This bar is a little off the tourist track an is a great way to engage with Danish culture.

Rosie Mcgee’s is a two story nightclub with a retractable roof. This is the pinnacle of night life: a number drinking bars, dancing, a shot bar, and all-around revelry until 5 am in the morning. Dress is open-ended, featuring all of the modern Nordic Styles.

Spring is comparable to continental Europe, but delayed about a week because of the cold surrounding water. In late autumn Copenhagen is kept milder due to the same factor, but reversed. In late November and December the surrounding ocean water is generally warmer than the air. From mid-October to February, one or two storms occur. Storms in the summertime are rare and generally temperate, so any time is a good time to visit.

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