Denmark is composed of three islands, Zealand (Sjælland), Jutland (Jylland) and Funen (Fyn). Depending on how
long you want to stay, you could visit all three. But if your trip to Denmark is going to be a weekend or long weekend
trip, flying into Copenhagen to see the sights in the nation’s capital will allow you and your children to get a good taste
HOW TO GET THERE
Flying to Copenhagen only takes about an hour and a half from London and there are various flights available from
London on such airlines as easyjet, British Airways, KLM, and Swiss International Airline.
Public Transportation: in Copenhagen, public transportation includes Transport Buses, State Railway, Metro, and
S-tog trains and its joint zone fare system allows you to transfer between each of these modes of transpiration with the
By Car: If you are hoping to visit some of the attractions in Copenhagen’s suburbs, it may be worth renting a car.
However, because of the popularity of traffic-free walkways in Copenhagen, while in the city it is best to park your
car while in the city and take advantage of the great public transport, biking paths or walkway options.
By Bicycle: City Bikes in Copenhagen offer more than 1,000 free bikes in racks all over the city.
WHERE TO EAT
Copenhagen Corner - Offering everything from burgers to real caviar, Copenhagen Corner provides a
special children menu featuring such things as shrimp cocktail and grilled rump steak.
Fregatten - This is the preferred choice for the whole family with Danish and international food is served in a replica of
an 18th-century ship.
Cafe Copenhagen – This is a reliable choice as it has been a long time favourite for local and foreign families.
With traditional Danish food, kids can try food off the children’s menu like ping-pong-sized meat balls.
Restaurant/Café Nytorv – Rumoured to have one of the best children’s menus in Copenhagen!
WHERE TO STAY
DGI-Byens Hotel – With five indoor heated swimming pools, sporting facilities and a child friendly atmosphere, your
kids are sure to find themselves right at home.
Hotel d’Angleterre – Stylish and grand, this hotel provides parents with an elegant interior and entertains the children
with a swimming pool and in-house video.
Hotel Fox – Probably the coolest hotel in Europe, this creative hotel had each of its 61 rooms designed by
21 different artists with most rooms appealing directly to children.
Kong Arthur — Once a home for Danish orphans, this hotel has been listed as teh No. 1 hotel in Copenhagen
WHAT TO DO
Known as the world’s oldest amusement park, Bakken is more than 420 years old. Located in a suburb of
Copenhagen, this amusement park is great for kids of all ages and there is no entrance fee.
Make a day of it with exciting features like the Tropical Zoo, Children’s Zoo and Night Zoo.
Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød, North Sealand
17th century castle which is home to the Danish Museum of National History.
Tycho Brahe Planetarium features an Omnimax theatre and ever-changing exhibits.
Northern Europe’s largest safari park, Knuthenborg is one of East Denmark’s most popular attractions with
animals from around the world and loads of activities make this a great day out for the whole family.