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Copenhagen City Guide Introduction - Copenhagen, Denmark

Intro to Copenhagen

Ahh, Copenhagen. The slogan "Wonderful Copenhagen" may tell part of the story, but the city's appeal can't be reduced to wonder. Many are drawn to Copenhagen for its cozy compactness, its cobblestone-lined pedestrian streets, and quiet cafes.

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Copenhagen essentials

Copenhagen Budget Tips

Copenhagen is one pricey city. We'll show you how to navigate costs (and save some money) right here. Expect overviews of tourism information centers, museum entrance costs, and the nifty Copenhagen Card, as well as tips for visiting museums and cycling the city for free. » read more

Copenhagen Car Rentals

Read about Copenhagen car rentals here, and weigh the few pros against the many cons. Not that we're trying to influence you or anything. As proof of our impartiality, we'll let you know what you can expect to spend for a three-day economy car rental in Copenhagen. Read away! » read more

Expect to Spend: Copenhagen

Expensive Copenhagen is not without its budget-friendly corners. We'll tell you what you can expect to pay for hotels and meals here. Plus we'll introduce you to your new best friends in the world of snacks: the Danish open-faced sandwich and the traditional Danish hot dog. » read more

Getting Around Copenhagen

Transportation in Copenhagen works like a charm. We'll give you the rundown on the metro, the S-tog train system, and the bus network. We'll also throw in some information about Copenhagen's complex taxi pricing system, too, as well as our bicycle rental company suggestions. » read more

Getting Into Copenhagen

It's easy to get into Copenhagen from the airport. We'll run through your transit options to and from gorgeous Kastrup airport. Copenhagen's Central Station is happily located right in the thick of the city, easily accessible to most of central Copenhagen. » read more

Copenhagen feature stories

Copenhagen City Guide Introduction

Ahh, Copenhagen. The slogan "Wonderful Copenhagen" may tell part of the story, but the city's appeal can't be reduced to wonder. Many are drawn to Copenhagen for its cozy compactness, its cobblestone-lined pedestrian streets, and quiet cafes.

» read more

Copenhagen Day Trips

Even the most perfectly designed cities can't squelch wanderlust. Our daytrip suggestions from Copenhagen include the Swedish city of Malmö, the rugged cliffs of Møn, and the university town of Odense. All can be easily reached from Copenhagen. » read more

Copenhagen Hotel Overview

What can you expect for DKK900 a night in Copenhagen? Vivien, who was part of the EuroCheapo team investigating Copenhagen on our most recent research trip, answers this question, among others, right here. Pull up a chair and read about the hotel scene in the Danish capital. » read more

Copenhagen: Top 10 Attractions

The Danish capital may be small, but there's plenty to see and do here. We have all the info you need on Copenhagen's top attractions, complete with tips on how to do it the Cheapo way. » read more

Reviewing Copenhagen

EuroCheapo Listing Editor Vivien lets it rip on one of her favorite cities. Read about her favorite budget Copenhagen hotels, her decidedly mixed feelings about Danish licorice, her unbridled love of Copenhagen's parks, and her approach to convenience store clerks.

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Travel Gram - Travel Companions

Do you make new friends when you travel? Have an overseas pen-pal? Nothing seems to further an otherwise typical journey more than the personal connections made along the way. EuroCheapo resident grandmother Eileen Detelfsen reminisces about the friends she's made across the pond, and the golden ones she'll keep forever.» read more

From our Copenhagen blog

Note: This article was updated on January 2, 2015 with new information, photos and links. Budget travelers get understandably nervous when visiting Copenhagen. As is the case with many other northern European capitals, p ... read

New rail timetables came into effect across much of Europe this month. The new schedules will apply through late 2014. This recasting of the pattern of train services is an annual event, one that invariably leads to winn ... read

Remember the floods? Perhaps you do. Perhaps not. It was five months ago that Europe’s principal east-west rail route was cut by flooding. We reported in June on the flooding and the havoc it created for travelers. In ... read

With summer slipping slowly into fall, our thoughts turn to night trains. For many journeys across Europe, night trains make perfect sense — and as the evenings draw in, there is more good cause to hop aboard a train a ... read

In the distance we saw a tiny island so inaccessible from the sea that no-one has ever lived there. And yet there is no-one in the Faroes who cannot tell a tale or two about Lítla Dímun, or its big sister Stóra Dímun ... read

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