The Ultimate Copenhagen Summer Guide
Copenhagen is a captivating capital of endless delights. Despite its small size, Copenhagen offers a wide variety of activities, from exquisite gastronomic adventures to awe-inspiring contemporary art this city is beyond charming.
Jasmi Bonnén, NUORI founder, has prepared the ultimate guide of activities, cafés, restaurants, and museums that shouldn't be skipped when visiting the capital of Denmark.
Here's a taste of what you shouldn't miss:
This is one of the oldest amusement parks in the world and it's placed right by the Copenhagen Central Station. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie craving rollercoasters or just in the mood for a leisurely stroll, Tivoli guarantees an unforgettable experience.
Dive into the Waterfront
The minute the weather gets warm, you'll find the entire city heading straight for the water. Jasmi enjoys swimming by Nordhavn, this spot surrounded by cozy cafes and restaurants that are perfect for soaking up the vibes.
An old industrial island that has transformed into the ultimate street food paradise.
Want to blend in like a true Copenhagener? Hop on a bike! Biking isn't just a way to get around in this city; it's practically a way of life. It's the fastest and easiest way to explore Copenhagen like a local.
Cruise the Canals
If you want to see Copenhagen in style, jump aboard a canal tour. It's a fantastic way to admire the city's top attractions from the water, all while enjoying the comfort of a boat. You can choose a guided tour for insider knowledge or even rent your own mini boat for a more personal adventure.
CAFES & BAKERIES
Just steps away from the NUORI office lies one of Sonny's locations, a delightful café that caters to breakfast and brunch lovers. With delicious granola and exceptional coffee, this cozy spot is a must-visit for anyone craving a satisfying meal.
Rådhusstræde 5 / Frederiksberg Allé 12
Atelier September is the ultimate brunch hotspot in Copenhagen. This café is known for its delicious avocado toast and Scandinavian-esque interior. With a combination of culinary excellence and impeccable aesthetics, this place is a true delight for the senses.
Juno the Bakery
Juno The Bakery is Copenhagen's beloved pastry haven. For pastry enthusiasts, this hidden gem in Østerbro neighborhood is a must-visit. Don't be deterred by the queue; it's worth the wait. With its well-deserved reputation, Juno The Bakery just might be the best bakery in Copenhagen.
Located in Østerbro, near the lakes, Dallas is a charming café known for its delicious food and fantastic coffee and matcha. It has become a popular hotspot for breakfast and brunch, offering a cozy and inviting atmosphere.
Hart Bageri Holmen
Hart Bageri's location on Holmen is a paradise for pastry lovers, offering a stunning waterfront view. You can indulge in a cup of coffee and delectable baked goods. One must-try treat is their tebirkes, a classic Danish pastry filled with almond paste and topped with poppy seeds.
Hart Bageri Holmen
Photo courtesy of Polly
Polly is an outstanding all-day restaurant that caters to all your cravings, serving delightful lunches and exquisite dinners. Their commitment to using the finest locally sourced ingredients is evident in every dish they create.
Gl. Kongevej 96
Resto Bar is a trendy and vibrant establishment located in the heart of the city. With its stylish decor, lively atmosphere, and a wide range of food and drink options, the bar offers a dynamic dining experience.
Bæst is a favorite spot for pizza enthusiasts in Copenhagen, offering a cozy atmosphere and a focus on quality. It's the perfect place to indulge in the best pizza the city has to offer.
Located close to Nørreport Station, Selma Restaurant is a culinary haven where contemporary ambiance meets gastronomic excellence. With an emphasis on using fresh, seasonal ingredients, the restaurant offers a diverse menu blending local and international flavors.
Bottega Barlie is a hidden gem for wine and cocktail enthusiasts. This cozy and intimate bar offers an extensive selection of wines, spirits, and craft cocktails you can enjoy with shared dishes.
This is a charming waterfront oasis that offers a blend of a café, bar, and swimming spot. Guests can enjoy delicious food and drinks while taking in breathtaking views of the water.
This is an open-air bar, reminiscent of Berlin's lively beer gardens. The bar serves up a delightful selection of house-made cocktails on tap, locally crafted beers, and natural wines.
When it comes to enjoying delectable cocktails in great company, Yellow is the place to be. This buzzing Copenhagen hotspot offers a lively atmosphere that draws in a diverse crowd
Rosforth & Rosforth
Tucked beneath the Knippelsbro Bridge, Rosforth & Rosforth awaits as a hidden gem for wine enthusiasts. Its wide range of natural wines invites you to enjoy the waterfront with a delicious glass or a bottle of wine.
Photo courtesy of Galleri Nicolai Wallner
GALLERIES / MUSEUMS
A 40-minute train ride that promises an enriching experience. With its modern architecture and scenic surroundings, visitors can explore a diverse range of exhibitions, including painting, sculpture, photography, and installations.
Gl Strandvej 13, 3050 Humlebæk
This is a dynamic contemporary art museum with an expansive exhibition space. From installations and sculptures to digital and performance art, Copenhagen Contemporary offers a unique and immersive art experience.
Galleri Nicolai Wallner
This sleek and minimalist gallery showcases groundbreaking works by renowned artists from across the globe. From mesmerizing installations to thought-provoking sculptures and paintings, it's a haven for artistic exploration and experimentation.
Galleri Nicolai Wallner
This cutting-edge art gallery at Nørrebro showcases a diverse range of contemporary artworks.
This is a unique underground art venue. Housed in former water reservoirs of Carlsberg, it offers a one-of-a-kind setting for immersive art installations.