Copenhagen, or the capital city of the world’s happiest people, is on the top of our list of must-visit cities in Europe! The charming neighborhoods of Vesterbro and Nyhavn as well as Tivoli Gardens and the impressive Louisiana Museum of Modern Art are sure to steal your heart.
INSIDR Copenhagen must see guide
INSIDR Guide to the main sights in Copenhagen
INSIDR practical travel tips for Copenhagen
Tipping in Copenhagen
You may not be all that familiar with Nordic cuisine so we highly encourage you to use your time in Copenhagen to explore the local culinary scene. Know that tipping in Denmark is not expected and not a common practice. Service charges are already included in the restaurant bill. If service was particularly good, you can round the bill up.
The country code for Denmark is 45. During your Copenhagen travels, you’ll need to dial 0045 or +45 before local numbers if you’re calling from a non-Danish number. You can reach emergency services by calling 112 (the European emergency number) or 114 to contact the police.
SIM Card & Wifi in Copenhagen
Telia and Telenor are two of the major mobile service providers in Denmark. While visiting Copenhagen, it’s definitely easier to rent or buy a local cell phone. The Danes are notoriously tech-savvy and a local number will give you access to local services and apps. The INSIDR smartphone can also assist you with full high-speed 4G connectivity, a pocket travel Wifi hotspot, including local calls and texts. The best travel essential apps are also installed. Using the INSIDR smartphone, you will also get the most authentic and tailor made travel tips recommended by our local experts.
Copenhagen Travel Pass
The cheapest way to travel around Copenhagen is by using the city’s modern public transportation network. You can buy the Copenhagen Card that gives you unlimited access to all forms of public transportation as well as free admission to more than 80 attractions and museums. Cards are valid for 24 to 120 hours. You can also opt for the Copenhagen City Pass for unlimited travel but you won’t receive free admission to the city’s main sights.
Post Box in Copenhagen
It’s hard to miss the cherry red post boxes located throughout the city. If you want to send a postcard or letter back home, stop by the Danish post office to buy stamps. Offices are closed on Sundays and sometimes Saturdays as well. You can also purchase postage from some local newsstand and kiosks.