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The next destination in our “Best tours in” series is the wonderful city of Copenhagen. These days the Danish capital is thriving. Restaurants are starry (Michelin-Guide starry), museums and galleries are stuffed full of some of the best art collections in Europe and, at this time of year, the evenings are long and light.

If you want to really get a feel for the city, a tour is a great way to explore all the best parts, and uncover a few hidden gems. Search and compare Copenhagen flights with

First up is the grand tour offered by This is an extensive tour covering all the sights of Copenhagen you could ever wish to see.

In one day, drive through the colourful canal district; visit the Little Mermaid statue (inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale) and pass by Rosenborg Castle, where the Crown Jewels are protected by the Royal Guard. The Grand Tour is really a good introduction to the city.

For energetic visitors, a running tour is a great way to cover a large amount of the city in a shorter amount of time. Running Tours Copenhagen is a great option if you’re feeling lively. But you don’t have to be a fast runner to enjoy yourself.

Each tour is personalised to suit your requirements. Whether you want to go fast or slow or if you want to go for a long or a short run – Running Tours Copenhagen will find the perfect pace and the perfect route.

If you are more of a night owl, why not try a running tour at night? offer night tours of the city that will guide you around the star lit capital, in and around the windy streets and along the harbour.

You will be amazed at how different some of Copenhagen’s most iconic buildings look under the starry night sky. Make sure you catch a glimpse of the beautifully illuminated Tivoli Gardens.

If you want to cover a lot of ground during your tour but running isn’t for you, why not try a set of wheels. ToursCPH is Copenhagen’s longest established Segway Tour operator, with more experience and more happy customers than any other Segway tour.

They also offer A2B Electric Bicycles with the commentary delivered live to you via their custom-made, built-in helmet headsets, allowing you the freedom to listen to your guide, while you ride or glide.

The last ever crate of Carlsberg rolled off the production lines in Valby in December 2008 – a historic moment for the company and its employees. Now the entire area has been opened to the public. Visitors to the area can enjoy a tour of the Carlsberg Brewery and hear all about the history of it as told by the guides, all former brewery workers.

Listen to the amazing stories of the area and the buildings supported by their first hand experiences from their time at Carlsberg. Find out more about the Carlsberg Brewery Grounds tour.

There is so much to see and do in Copenhagen that should definitely be on your “must-visit” list. Take a look at Travel Gate Sweden for a selection of cool things to do in the city.

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Oonagh ShielContent Manager at Cheapflights whose travel life can be best summed up as BC (before children) and PC (post children). We only travel during the school holidays so short-haul trips and staycations are our specialities!

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