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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour

  • Walking tour of off-the-beaten-path Copenhagen spots preferred by locals
  • In-depth explanation of what hygge means to the Danish from a guide
  • Included coffee and pastry from a local coffee shop
Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour
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Danish Hygge Culture and Historical Copenhagen Walking Tour
USD 80.33

Take a deep dive into the Danish concept of hygge on this Copenhagen walking tour. Most often translated as "coziness," the concept is important to Danish culture, and understanding it helps travelers get a handle on the ways of the Danes. Through a guide's commentary and stops at off-the-beaten-path historical sites you may have missed on your own, come to a deeper understanding of the city, country, and its people.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group near Nyboder, a neighborhood chock-full of 17th-century yellow houses. Walk down small streets you may not have found otherwise, listening to commentary on the concept of hygge, a quality important to Danish culture.

Stop at a coffee shop for a coffee and pastry, and then head for Rosenborg Palace Gardens (Kongens Have), also known as the King’s Garden. There, explore the quaint space and hear how it became an early public park.

Wander down some of the city’s oldest streets and stop at an organic chocolate shop for a tasting of its homemade candy.

Cross the popular pedestrian street, Strøget, lined with elements of Danish design that typify hygge.

Learn about Danish government and how the country is influenced by hygge.

Stop by one more cozy, quaint garden before finishing up in a local cafe with a better understanding of hygge in all its forms.

The tour ends in central Copenhagen.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun, Informational Tour

When I booked this tour, I did so on the merit of other good reviews I'd read on Trip Advisor and I'm so glad that I listened and made time for this in my schedule! The tour had an early start - 9:30 am -...More

Thank brooklynchile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Hugge is a way of life.

Wonderful tour as we were the only two. Guide was excellent he knew his stuff. Took us passed a traditional bakery and explained about the pastries. We went and ate them in a park and explain ‘Hugge ‘. Toured historical Copenhagen and finished at the...More

1  Thank Sandgropers11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Happy tour

My first time in Denmark and I’m in love, I booked the Hygge tour and my guide Jens was informative and very helpful. Explained things normally people wouldn’t know and took us to a garden most locals have never been. The bonus was he even...More

Thank Ramona A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent introduction in hygge

I had a great time being shown around by Mie and Patrick (who was in training), Mie and Patrick were both very knowledgeable and friendly; they happily answered the groups' questions about Danish culture. It was great to see sites off of the beaten path...More

Thank Grace K
Mie D, Ejer at Copenhagen Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Grace, We had a good time showing you the city and we are so happy that you found that we got everything tied into the hygge-concept. Sincerely, Mie & Patrick

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great tour

Our guide Danny was just the right mix of information and opinion. We loved seeing the off the beaten track part of Copenhagen. We went back to the little bakery he introduced us to later in our stay. My favorite pictures of Copenhagen were taken...More

Thank StaciMcFlo
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