Copenhagen is the ultimate Scandinavian city for a family vacation. If you are considering a week-long adventure with the kids and extended family, we strongly recommend that you start planning at least a month or two in advance. Start by booking flights first, because last-minute bookings often cost huge. Secondly, check for apartments in Copenhagen holiday, which are much more comfortable than small hotel rooms where you have no privacy at all. When you are with your family, especially kids, having a home away from home is a good idea.
Coming to the things you can do in Copenhagen, the list is extensive, but we have shortlisted the ones you can absolutely consider.
- Tivoli Gardens. This is where you can spend an entire day and still crave for some more time. Tivoli Gardens is among the oldest amusement parks in the world, and on Fridays, you can watch a firework show too. There are also special events, theatre and dance halls, and the entry is included with the Copenhagen card.
- Nyhavn. Nyhavn is the historic waterfront area, and while this place is known for its bars and cafés, kids will love the ambience. All the buildings and townhouses here are painted in bright colors and date back to the 17th If the kids are interested, you can actually make time for a canal tour from here.
- Botanical Garden. Located bang in the center of Copenhagen, Botanical Garden feels different from other gardens. The glasshouses here belong to the 18th century, and the conservatory will interest the kids. There are more than 10,000 plant species that you can explore here, and don’t miss the Arctic house.
- Christiansborg Palace. If you want to take the family to see a slice of Denmark’s history, you should definitely consider a trip to Christiansborg Palace. There is a fee for the palace, but you can access the tower for free to see panoramic views of the city. This is also home to the Danish parliament.
- Unlike what you may think of museums, National Museum is extremely interesting and engaging, and you can see the history of the country on display. There’re exhibits that date back to the Bronze Age.
Make sure that you have enough time to explore Copenhagen. With kids, Copenhagen may come off as a more unique experience, given the number of amusement parks and museums.