, Denmark’s capital city, is situated at the east coast of the island of Zealand. Another small part of the city is located on Amager, separated from Malmö in Sweden by the Øresund strait. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by road and rail. A Viking fishing village in ancient times, present day Copenhagen is one of the most amazing and interesting cities in Europe; it is also the cultural, political, and economic centre of Denmark.
Copenhagen offers a lot of different landmarks to visit. Easy and comfortable travel by charter bus is a convenient way to explore this beautiful city and all of ist attractions. Copenhagen is also front-runner when it comes to urban and cultural development, and renewable clean energy sources. Our bus company Coach Charter Europe can assist you with airport shuttle transfers or full day bus rental services. Whether you travel privately, with a big group, or on business, our modern tour bus fleet offers you a huge variety of different chartered bus vehicles.
As Copenhagen and tour bus specialists, we would like to offer you some suggestions on what you should not miss to visit during your Copenhagen trip. Here are our Top 10 attractions to visit in Copenhagen in your Coach Charter Europe tour bus.
1. Tivoli Gardens
Tivoli Gardens, surely one of Copenhagen’s most famous attractions, is a busy and popular amusement park open all day into late at night, offering entertainment for locals and tourists alike. The park is situated next to Copenhagen’s main train station and it opened in 1843. It quickly became the city’s fun pleasure garden for crazy rides, shows and attractive food venues. With time the park has grown to include more outdoor amusement attractions, beautiful parks, light shows and activities to make this an unforgettable experience during the day or late at night where the whole park is magically illuminated.
2. Christiansborg Palace
Located on the small island of Slotsholmen, Christiansborg Palace is the seat of the Danish government and an attraction that should be on top of the list for every Copenhagen visitor. Christiansborg Palace has a history of more than 800 years of history and now houses the Parliament, the Prime Minister's Office and the Supreme Court.
3. Nyhavn Harbour
Board your Coach Charter Europe charter bus and tell your driver to plan for a stop at Nyhavn Harbour, situated just behind Amalienborg, and flanked by a street of the same name. The anchor at the end of the harbor acts as a memorial to Danish sailors who sacrificed lives in World War 2. Nyhavn, was once a run-down city district, but today with its brightly painted gabled buildings, many of which have restaurants or cafés,it is an especially charming and elegant area of Copenhagen you definitely should visit. Beautiful museum ships are anchored, including a lightship (Fyrskib) from 1885. From Nyhavn hydrofoil and catamaran services to Sweden and sightseeing tours around the port and along the canal are provided.
4. Stroget Shopping Mile
Copenhagen's biggest outdoor shopping street in the central district is called Stroget, a popular shopping center with pedestrian promenades full of trendy shops. The central square around Stroget is called Amagertorv with an ornate stork fountain built in the Dutch Renaissance style. Stroget is home to many of the world’s international fashion and product brands including: H&M, Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and many other well known designers. Specifically, Stroget features many local designers and specialty Danish stores including: Mads Nørgaard design, Birger Christensen, the Hay house, Trollbeads and Sand which features Danish designs for men’s and women’s wear. So if you are up for a day of shopping, book your Choach Charter Europe tour bu
s well in advance.
Originally Copenhagen’s hippy hangout, Christiania was an abandoned former military base founded by squatters, stonersm and artists which developed into a social experiment known as a free city or in other words actually a hippy commune. The whole area has now evolved into a vibrant community with a gritty edge. You will find lots of street art, cafes and galleries, and nightclubs. cafes and night clubs where you can hang out and even buy weed or other soft drunks available for sale in many of these establishments. The alternate lifestyle and vibe of the area resonates with the younger, liberal and more open attitude of the community in Christiania. So with the younger, liberal and open attitudes of the community, so if you are looking for something different and more on Copenhagen’s cutting edge scene, you definitely need to check out Christiania
6. Amalienborg Palace
You should not miss to visit the beautiful Amalienborg Palace, the residence of the Danish Royal Family. The Palace is located in the heart of Copenhagen and is easy to reach by tour bus. The complex is open tot he public and visitors may walk up to almost the front door of the queen’s home. The palace and royal palace guards with bearskin hats are among the top sights to see in Copenhagen with the changing of the guard at noon being particularly popular.
7. Town Hall Square
When you are exploring Copenhagen on board of your Coach Charter Europe
tour bus, make sure to stop at Copenhagen's Town Hall Square. The main square of Copenhagen is simply called Copenhagen town hall square or Rådhuspladsen. It is fashioned in an Italian Renaissance Style along with Danish influence. The main tower of the town hall houses a large ornate world clock created by Jens Olsen. The façade of the main town hall is ornate with stunningly detailed craftsmanship created by local designers and craftsmen
8. Carlsberg Brewery
If you are a beer lover, you have certainly heard of the famous Danish beer brand Carlsberg. A visit to the Carlsberg Brewery at Valby is an absolute recommendation. Of course, better not drink and drive, so hire a bus with driver
by Coach Charter Europe. The location at Valby is home to the first Carlsberg brewery in Denmark. Outside of the brewery, you can visit many warehouses and amazing brick buildings that are being repurposed into mixed used places for locals and finally tourists to visit. The old brewery is open to visitors to tour the historical facility and buildings, art collections and stable grounds and also offers free guided tours. Do not forget to sample some beers while you are here.The palace is surrounded by a collection of cultural buildings with neoclassical facades. Two of the finest examples are the Palais des Académies, home of the Royal Academy and the Palais des Beaux-Arts.
9. The Little Mermaid
This iconic sculpture, deeply connected with Coenhagen and known across the world, is made of bronze and granite. It was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s famous fairy tale about a mermaid who gives up everything to be finally united with a young, handsome prince living on land. Every day and night she swims up to the surface from the bottom of the sea and, perched on her rock in the water, stares longingly towards the shore in hope of catching a glimpse of her beloved prince.
10. Vesterbro Meatpacking District
Vesterbro is the meatpacking district of Copenhagen and located close to the main station. Now considered Copenhagen’s Red light district, it is slightly more refined these days and offers a vibrant and bustling scene with nice cafes, cool clubs and a thriving variety of food stores and hip restaurants. The occasional strip show venue can still be found as well. You can also explore many design galleries and stores, enjoy interesting architecture or just take a walk and enjoy street life. Whatever you plan, your charter bus driver will be ready to pick up you and your friends up day and night.
You see there a quite a lot places to check out in Copenhagen. Our bus company is always happy to provide excellent chartered bus services tailored to your needs. Just get in touch with our Coach Charter Europe tour bus team and explore our charter bus rental services. Coach Charter Europe bus company provides provides perfect services all over Copenhagen and Denmark. Whether airport shuttle rides, charter bus hire on a daily basis, or just a dinner transfer in the evening, contact our Coach Charter Europe booking team and hire you bus with driver for your upcoming Copenhagen trip.