One Day Trip in Copenhagen (Part 1) - Copenhagen, Denmark


There are many sightseeing places in Copenhagen, Denmark. I bought daily tour online for sightseeing. I recommend the daily tour if you have less time or come with your family. For me, this is convenient because some sightseeing places are located far away from downtown area and my parents do not need to take the train, take the bus, then change the bus and so on. Before reviewing my one day trip, I would like to explain about tour types.



1. Bike Tours: Biking around Copenhagen with city tour. Website
2. Boat Tours: Canal Tours' Grand Tour of Copenhagen is free tour covered by Copenhagen Card.
3. Bus Tours: Sightseeing around the city. There are Hop on Hop Off (HOHO) tour, Panorama tour, private tour. 

    3.1 Hop On Hop Off (HOHO): Visit sightseeing places by bus. You can get on and get off the bus as much as you like. There are audio guided. HOJO has Mermaid Tour and Boat Tour. Mermaid Tour includes several attractions such as Nyhavn, Amalienborg, Palace, Tivoli, The Little Mermaid and etc. Please be careful and check bus timetable, there are only 1-2 bus per hour.   

    3.2 Panorama Tour: Visit major sightseeing places with bus. Everyone in group tour visits each sightseeing place together from first to last stop. Staff on the bus will announce departure time at each spot but do not explain the history or detail of each place because they already provide the audio guided.

4. Walking Tours: Visit sightseeing places by foot. Copenhagen Free Walking Tours offers a free tour of the city everyday. The Tours are in English. Website.




Where to buy the tour?

The tickets can be purchased on several websites as following website:

1. City Sightseeing. Website
2. Red Buses. Website
3. Stromma. Website
4. Viator


I chose Viator which gathers many tours around the world. Sometimes we can get the discount. I will review how to purchase the ticket

4.1 Visit the website Viator and type "Copenhagen" in the blank and click Let's go.



4.2 Select the tour and check the availability.



4.3 Check the information and click add to cart.

4.4 Confirm the payment.
4.5 Check inbox of your email and print it.
4.6 Show the voucher to staff before getting on the bus tour. The staff will give you an earphone for audio guided. Voucher shows the name of lead traveler 

I bought Panoramic Sightseeing and Canal Tour which takes time for city tour by bus 2 hours and 1 hour by boat. Total 3 hours. 
Tour starts at 11:00 a.m. Itinerary is as below.

- See the Danish capital's famous attractions on a narrated coach tour
- View City Hall, the Tivoli Gardens, Gefion Fountain, Kongens Nytorv and Gammel Strand
- Make a stop at Amalienborg Palace or Christiansborg Palace and view the famous The Little Mermaid statue

The tour does not include hotel pickup and drop off, food and drink.

Departure point
Coach tour departs from Vester Volgade, near to City Hall Square



Bus parks in front of Palace Hotel, close to City Hall. Make sure that you take the right bus. Hop On Hop Off bus parks behind the this red bus. I took the red bus "Panorama Sightseeing". There is free wifi on the bus.



Please follow the 2nd part.


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