Copenhagen Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Copenhagen

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Copenhagen. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Copenhagen as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Copenhagen.

2 Days in Copenhagen Itinerary

Copenhagen - the city that turned 850 years old in 2017 never disappoints tourists. Taking a simple stroll on the streets will also take you to some of the oldest structures in the country. When you have only 48 hours in Copenhagen, the best thing to do is make a detailed itinerary. You can follow this list to make the most of your time in the city.

What to do in Copenhagen in 2 Days?

Day 1 of 2 days in Copenhagen Itinerary:

You need to do two things before starting your day. Take a Copenhagen card to get a free entry to more than seventy-five tourist attractions and free access to public transport. And second thing - tie your shoelaces and get ready for cycling through the streets. That's the best way to explore Copenhagen.

Visiting Tivoli Gardens is a must for any tourist. Established in 1843, the gardens offer something for every age group. There are well-manicured, lush green lawns, exciting rides, magnificent buildings along with some of the finest restaurants in the city. Tasting a delicious and famous Danish cuisine here for a lunch is a delightful experience. At night, the whole premises are adorned with thousands of colorful sparkling lights that make for fairy-tale landscapes.

As Tivoli Gardens are located near the City Hall, you can consider stopping by this historic landmark while you are in the neighborhood. Rosenborg Castle is another nearest tourist attraction that is popular amongst tourists and locals alike. Built in the seventeenth century, this castle is home to the world's finest Venetian glass collections. Taking a guided tour to know more about its well-preserved interiors, jeweled crowns, and exotic paintings will take you back in time.

After that, you can go to the oldest and biggest open-air museum in the world. It will hardly take half an hour to reach here from the castle. Frilandsmuseet is a unique place where you can spend an afternoon learning all about the captivating local history.

Your Copenhagen 2 days itinerary must include Spending an evening at Stroget - Copenhagen's largest shopping area. Spread across four major streets and two squares, this area is a paradise for shopaholics. Numerous international brands can be found here.

Walking through the streets will also take you to some of the famous landmarks like Hellig'ndskirken, Church of Our Lady, The Royal Danish Theatre, and Nyhavn. Experience how night gets younger when you are at Stroget.

Day 2 of 2 days in Copenhagen Itinerary:

Head towards Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark - after your breakfast so that you wouldn't have to rush through the site. Being at this finest structure feels like being underwater. It is one of the few places in the country where you will get to see hammerhead sharks along with rays, moray eels, piranhas as well as anacondas. It also has different sections where exotic birds and butterflies fly around. This aquarium is a perfect place for kids and adults alike.

After having lunch, visit The Round Tower which is known as the oldest functioning observatory in entire Europe. Be ready to walk up the spiral staircase to reach the top of the tower. You will get an opportunity to witness exhibitions of art, culture, history, and science here. Stunning vistas of the city are a bonus.

As the sun starts going down, you must go to the Little Mermaid - the famous bronze and granite sculpture that has been attracting tourists for a century. Looking at this mermaid waiting for her prince with the lovely backdrop of an evening sky will be an unforgettable experience.

You can dance the night away in one of the many bars scattered across the city. These places have an extensive collection of beers, wines as well as cocktails.

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