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Copenhagen: 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Ved Stranden or Nyhavn

1. Copenhagen: 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Ved Stranden or Nyhavn

Experience Copenhagen from the water on a 1-hour canal cruise and see how the past and present merge as you travel along idyllic canals, passing many of the city’s most famous landmarks, old and new. Depart from Ved Stranden or Nyhavn before naviagting some of the city’s many waterways. Admire the palaces of Christiansborg and Amalienborg, see the sights of the Nyhavn waterfront, and marvel at the financial centers, such as the Central Bank and the former Copenhagen Stock Exchange. Cruise past the Little Mermaid statue in Langelinie as your tour guide tells the history of the statue and other landmarks and buildings you pass. Commentaries are available in Danish and English, as well as an additional 3rd language on request.

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Copenhagen: City Highlights and Canal Cruise Private Tour

2. Copenhagen: City Highlights and Canal Cruise Private Tour

Don't miss this walking city tour of Copenhagen coupled with a relaxing canal tour. The city of Copenhagen is small enough to be discovered on foot, which is also the best way to get the most up-close and personal experiences of the city. Your journey starts as you meet your guide at City Hall Square, where he will briefly introduce the city. Make your way through the old and new streets, bringing history and the present together. See the Amalienborg Palace, the square of Kongens Nytorv and Christiansborg Castle, among other beautiful sights. Then, continue on your journey through the city with a boat tour through the canals of the city. Departing from Nyhavn, pass by the famous Little Mermaid statue; the Royal Opera House, designed by Henning Larsen for culture fans and daredevils alike; Christiansborg Palace, the center of Copenhagen's power for more than 800 years; Paper Island, full of everything from warehouses to international street food and the Circle Bridge, more of an art installation than a bridge. Pass by these beautiful parts of the city and more on this relaxing cruise, the perfect way to finish off your day exploring Copenhagen.

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Bagsværd Lake: Baadfarten Boat Ride

3. Bagsværd Lake: Baadfarten Boat Ride

Enjoy a scenic boat ride that is a perfect idea for a day out with the family. Combine your love of sightseeing and activities with this boat ticket that will have you sailing along the relaxing Bagsværd Lake. Onboard the Baadfarten you will get to sail down Bagsværd Lake, whilst you and your family take in the stunning lake-side views. The banks of the lake are painted with lush green forest areas and wide open spaces, such as the wonderful Aldershvile park. The lake has been a popular destination for rowing competitions for decades and there is always bustling activities happening by the lake for you and your family to take part in. On one particular stop down the lake, Sophienholm, you will be able to witness art exhibitions, concerts and events all throughout the summer. Your boarding pass allows you to stop at one of the following locations: Lyngby Sorgenfrivej, Nybro, Bagsværdvej, Aldershvile or Sophienholm. Your ticket is valid all day, allowing you to hop on the boat after you have explored the shoreside. You can also stay on the boat and enjoy the round trip which takes approx. 55 minutes.

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What people are saying about Copenhagen

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,449 reviews

Very great tour. You all nicest and most important places of Copenhagen. Very nice views. Great guide. Thanks for awsome experience!

It was really really nice, the guide was explaining everything in 3 different languages which was very inclusive.

Well organised. Lots of useful information. Friendly staff. Worth the money. Nice to see the mermaid.

Fun tour with knowledgeable guide. I suggest evening tour for extra beautiful light.

Very nice ride, the guide on the boat is very nice and speaks French!