Copenhagen by bike

If you want to learn and see more of Copenhagen, than you could do during the walking tour or taking a city bus tour, then a cycling tour is ideal for you! The bicycle is the most popular means of transport in Copenhagen. There are about 650 000 bicycles in the city, which is 5 times more than the number of cars on the city streets. Exorbitantly expensive parking space in the city centre and expensive public transport — all this is designed to make the person start bicycling. Nearly all the city citizens use bicycles, even those who have 2 cars, even ministers, being a role model for the public.

Therefore, traffic jams are a rare case, and the air is pure even in the city centre. It is the paradise for cyclists: convenient bicycle paths, special traffic lights, parking lots near every house, underground station or a store. A cyclist feels confident and safe in Denmark. Would you like to become a resident of Copenhagen for a day? Then off we go — by bike!

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Our tour will start with the highlights of the central part of the city: the City hall square and building, Dragon fountain, the «zero mark» pole, Utzon barometer, the sculpture of the Lure Blowers, the longest pedestrian street in Europe - Strøget, monument to Andersen, Tivoli amusement park, Carlsberg glyptotheca. After that we will ride to Kalvebod quay, where will be able to look at one of the masterpieces of the Danish modern architecture — the building called Crystal, known for its advanced technological solutions. During the ride along the quay we will see the house on water, the place where the locals swim in the city canal, unusual residencies “Gemini”, former silo-towers, converted into premium class apartments, "Aller - boat house" and the elite residential area called "Havneholmen".*

Further, we are to see the historic part of the city: where the city was founded as early as in the 12th century. We will come to the seat of the parliament, Chrisniansborg, visit the Amager square, Storks fountain, where the royal porcelain «Royal Copenhagen» and Georg Jensen’s silver design store are located. We will mention extraordinary bishop Absalon in Højbro square and will find out how a small fisherman’s village managed to turn into one of the most beautiful capitals in Northern Europe. We will see a unique sculptural ensemble Agneta and The Sea King, St. Nicolai Church and Thorvaldsens museum. We will see Nyhavn quay, famous for its colourful houses, royal palaces and guardians wearing bear fur hats, Gefion fountain with its Scandinavian saga, and finally the symbol of the city – the Little Mermaid!

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*The bicycle tour may be extended to 3.5 – 4 hours, if it is easy for you to travel by bike. In the extended tour option you will get the full standard version plus you will visit DR byen — a complex of buildings of the Danish mass media and we will consider the unusual design of Danish student dormitories Tietgen and Bikubben. Next, we will see the unique area of Christiania, where you can feel as if you were in another "dimension". Later we are expected to see the extraordinary architecture of the Opera House of Copenhagen, which gives a wonderful view on Langelinje quay. We will take a ferry to that quay to cross the strait and go sightseeing around the historic part of the city.

Both options of the bicycle tour are exciting for travellers who come to see the Danish kingdom. All of them should take a bottle of water and wear comfortable footwear for riding a bicycle.

Tour length: standart version 2 hours, extended version 3,5 - 4 hours.

The tour price:
1  -  4 people: standard tour - 150 euros*, extended option 200 euros*
5 - 12 people: standard tour - 180 euros*, extended option 230 euros*

The tour price does not cover bike rent and the ferry fare.

*If you are not familiar with the a bike and as a result of that the tour will be extended, you have to pay additionally to the guide: 50 euros per hour.

Specific features of the tour: you will have to ride a lot, see the city and listen to its legends. Wonderful scenery, beautiful architecture, seeing lots of local sights within the shortest time is guaranteed. If you are travelling together with your children under 12 years old, it is better to rent a «Christian bike» — a bike equipped with a large basket, suitable even for an adult.

Copenhagen by bike

City hall square

Andersen sculpture on City Hall square

Dragon Fountain

Tivoli amusement park

Glyptotek Carlsberg museum

Krystal building

Bike tour in Copenhagen

Aller building

Marble Church

Christiania district

Christiania district

Danish Parliament - Christiansborg palace

Underwater sculpture

Bishop Absalon - the founder of Copenhagen

Islands Brygge district

Copenhagen by bike

Send your requests to our e-mail: info@denmark-travel.com or call us at +45 20 66 30 93 and we will make you visit to Copenhagen unforgettable. Do not forget to indicate the desired date of the tour, the name of the hotel, where the plan to live in Copenhagen, the number of participants and your mobile phone for communication. You request will be replied within 24 hours.

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