Small-Group Hygge & Happiness Tour by Urban Adventures

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Duration: 4h
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark | Copenhagen, Denmark

Category: Tours & Sightseeing

Insight into Danish life & importance of hygge culture
Copenhagen's community enhancing projects & public spaces
View of Royal Library & glimpse of what makes Danes cheerful
Sights including Kongens Have, Strøget & Islands Brygge
Maximum of 12 people per group for an intimate experience

Guided tour of Copenhagen and Islands Brygge
Coffee and cake
One-way transportation from the city to Islands Brygge via harbor bus
Live tour commentary provided in English


If you want to understand Denmark, you need to comprehend hygge. The concept can be hard to explain but is easy to experience. Once you have it, see why the Danes are some of the happiest people in the world as you get a glimpse of life in Copenhagen and find your own happy hygge place.

Your tour starts at Kongens Have (the King's Garden), where you hear how the king gave the land to the people and turned it into a public park. Then head to Nyboder, a row house district built to house sailors and their families in the 1600s. Pass by more recent social housing and discuss how such developments are a symbol of the changes Denmark went through after World War II.

As you search for more hygge stroll along Strøget, one of the longest pedestrian streets in Europe. At the Stork Fountain, hear about the anti-establishment cultures the city has hosted over the years and then stop at a local café, a great example of hygge culture, for a cup of coffee and a slice of cake.

Passing castles housing government offices, discuss how Denmark is governed and how it created a system with a high degree of trust and confidence. After seeing the hidden Library Garden locals often visit, pass the impressive Royal Library and take a harbor bus to Islands Brygge—a former industrial area transformed into a livable urban neighborhood—and chat about the green systems in Danish society.

Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book: Children 5 and younger are not allowed., Maximum group size is 12 people., Check-in is 10 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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