Tours & activities in Copenhagen

Must-See Copenhagen Tour: The Untold Stories

Venture out of the city centre to see some of Copenhagen's most famous attractions

ABOUT THE Must-See Copenhagen Tour: The Untold Stories

While you’ve seen major sites such as the Amalienborg Palace and the Nyhavn Harbor on the FREE Tour, and Vesterbro and Christiania on the Alternative Tour, you’ll need to venture a little further to see Copenhagen’s other major landmarks! Join us on this 2.5-hour walking tour as we head North to see all the must-see sites you just can’t miss in Copenhagen, like The Little Mermaid, the Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet.


Your Must-See Copenhagen Tour: The Untold Stories meets at Espresso House - Østerport Station and finishes at Kastellet.


Hear Copenhagen's forgotten stories

Copenhagen might be known as the home of fairy tales, but some of the most incredible stories from the City of Spires are in fact true. Hear about battles that raged over the frozen sea between Sweden and Denmark, learn about the Danish sailors who lost their lives when the Nazis forced them to lay mines in the water, wrap your mind around philosopher Søren Kirkegaard’s phrase the leap of faith and find out what it really means when you see statues of dogs in the windows of Danish homes!

Visit some of Copenhagen’s best-loved sites

We’ll take you to see the statue of The Little Mermaid, who people come from all around the world to visit. However, this tour is about much more than Hans Christian Andersen’s ill-fated amphibian: see Rosenborg Castle, home to Denmark’s Crown Jewels, stop by the Round Tower, Europe’s oldest functioning observatory, marvel at the Copenhagen Cathedral that has survived wars and fires and visit Kastellet, one of the world’s best-preserved citadels (and a wonderful park to take a stroll through).

Complete your trip to Copenhagen

We've designed the FREE Tour, Alternative Tour and Must-See Copenhagen Tour to give you a full and complete overview of the best sites Copenhagen has on offer. These tours are all scheduled at different points throughout the day so that you can pack the most into your trip to the city.

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Your Must-See Copenhagen Tour: The Untold Stories starts at Espresso House - Østerport Station (Oslo Pl. 8)

  • Visit The Little Mermaid, one of the world’s most famous statues
  • See Rosenborg Castle, a major Danish landmark
  • Stop by the Round Tower, the oldest functioning observatory in Europe
  • Stroll through the park at the impressive Kastellet (citadel)
  • Hear the stories of the battles with the Danes’ old enemies, the Swedes
  • Learn about local heroine Karen Blixen and the tales of her life in Africa
  • Find out why so many Danish homes have statues of dogs in their windows
  • Remember Denmark’s fallen WWI sailors at the Maritime Monument


This tour doesn‘t run today

Next departure in Spanish : Monday 16th Dec 20193:00 PM
Next departure in English : Monday 16th Dec 20193:00 PM
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What’s included
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Where the famous FREE Tour gives you a good overview of the city, the themed select tours give you a more in-depth look at some of the most fascinating periods or neighbourhoods of Copenhagen.

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