The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is Denmark’s most populous city and a major financial centre. It offers a vibrant music scene and modern aesthetic blended with a medieval city centre and picturesque canals. Book your flight to Copenhagen with Blue Air and experience a modern city full of old-world charm.
See bronze age Viking coins and the Sun Chariot at the National Museum of Denmark, also known as the Nationalmuseet. Then head to the National Gallery of Denmark, home of Denmark’s storied art collection. Discover the life-like colours of Carl Bloch, view works by Titian, Rembrandt and Matisse. If you like Rodin sculptures, take a stroll through Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek’s Winter Garden. Afterwards, visit the Copenhagen Zoo and see elephants, harbour seals, grey wolves and rare white rhinoceroses.
Tour Christiansborg Castle, a Neo-baroque palace that now houses Denmark’s parliament. See the Gutenberg Bible at the Royal Library, nicknamed the Black Diamond for its memorable facade. Afterwards, stroll beside the Nyhavn Canal or explore the University of Copenhagen Botanical Garden.
Put on your walking shoes and head to Strøget, one of Europe’s longest pedestrian streets. Walk from City Hall to Kongens Nytorv and browse the shops for budget-friendly fashions, fine porcelain, and exquisite jewellery. Before you head for the pedestrian malls, check the festival calendar. Copenhagen’s regular craft fairs and events like Copenhagen Fashion Week offer one-of-a-kind shopping and souvenirs.