Copenhagen Itinerary 4 Days

Must-see Places in Copenhagen in 4 Days

4 Days is a long enough time for you to visit all the must-see places in Copenhagen, have the best experiences and to make a lot of memories. Below is a list of attractions that you may cover in Copenhagen in 4 days.

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4 Days in Copenhagen - Perfect Holiday Guide

Boasting of royalty through its many castles and palaces, Copenhagen is one regal city in Denmark. This Danish capital is a must visit place for every traveler. Not just the castles that take you back in time, but even the numerous museums are enough to let you know all about its art, culture, and history. With numerous attractions to see in the city, one would lose track of time and yearn to have more days at hand. Take a look at this itinerary if you are planning to spend 4 days in Copenhagen.

How to see Copenhagen in 4 days?

Day 1 In Copenhagen

Start off your first day in Copenhagen by visiting Rosenborg Castle. This beautiful castle was built in 1606 and was last rebuilt and expanded in 1624. It was used as a summer house and exhibits Dutch Renaissance style of architecture. It is located on the grounds of the Rosenborg Castle Gardens. After touring the castle, you must wander through the gardens. The garden dates back to the 17th century and is the oldest park in the city. It has many other monuments and historical buildings located on its grounds. Touring these gardens and the castle will definitely take more than 2 hours. Then make your way towards the Copenhagen Botanical Gardens. This green oasis is home to more than 13,000 species of trees, plants, and shrubs. The botanical garden places you right in the heart of nature. Have a quick lunch and then head towards Rundetaarn. This is a cylindrical tower built in the 17th century. You can climb the tower and admire the architecture. Then head towards the King’s New Square which is a lively place in Copenhagen. There are many cafes, restaurants, and shops located in the vicinity. As night falls, you can visit the Copenhagen Opera House which makes for a spectacular piece of architecture.

Day 2 In Copenhagen

Let the 2nd day in Copenhagen be a museum hopping day. The city has numerous large and small museums that give you an idea about the art, culture, and history of Copenhagen. A few of the notable museums that you must visit include National Museum of Denmark, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and Thorvaldsen Museum. At the end of the museum hopping day, if you have time left on your hands then visit the Christianburg Palace. This palace, built in between 1907 to 1928, exhibits a mixture of Baroque, Neoclassicism, and Neo-baroque style of architecture.

Day 3 In Copenhagen

Start off your third day in Copenhagen by visiting Amalienborg. This is a complex of four palaces with identical facades and an octagonal courtyard. This is home of the Danish Royal family and the royalty is quite evident looking at the architecture. Then head towards Frederick’s Church. This marvelous church was built in between 1749 to 1894 and exhibits a Rococo style of architecture. Popularly, it is known as The Marble Church. Your next stop would be the Danish Museum of Art and Design. This is a haven for art lovers. The museum houses many antiques, starting right from clothes to furniture. It was established in 1907. Then have lunch at a good restaurant to relish some delicious Danish cuisines. Spend the rest of your third day in Copenhagen at Langelinie. This is a pier and a waterfront promenade including many attractions. The most prominent attraction is the sculpture of the Little Mermaid. It is a fine statue perched on rocks by the seaside. Other attractions that are in the vicinity include Kastellet, Gefion Fountain, Langelinie Park, and Ivar Huitfeldt Column.

Day 4 In Copenhagen

On your last day in Copenhagen, head towards the Copenhagen Zoo. Home to more than 3000 animals, this zoo is spread over a vast land of 27 acres. Viewing the different wild animals would certainly occupy half of your day. If you are traveling with family and kids, then this would be an enjoyable place to visit. Then have lunch and spend the rest of your day touring the Frederiksborg Castle and Gardens. Dating back to the 17th century, the castle is built in Renaissance style of architecture, while the gardens are pruned in Baroque style. If you have some time left on your hands, you can spend it shopping at Strøget which is a street with a plethora of shops.

With this Copenhagen itinerary of 4 days in hand, you will be able to take in most of what the city has to offer.

Tours in Copenhagen Worth Adding to Your 4-Day Trip

The several attractions that Copenhagen offers will definitely add up to your experience. Hence, without any delay, book some interesting and fun tours such as

Best Hotels in Copenhagen for 4 Day Trip

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With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Holiday of more than 4 days in Copenhagen can give you freedom to explore the city in detail. Taste the best of life at Copenhagen. You can explore city on your own or opt for some tours. Check travel ideas for longer holidays like 5 days or 6 days in Copenhagen here.

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