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Copenhagen, Denmark

Modern Copenhagen is an attractive, well-kept city and the largest city in Scandinavia. It has a provincial, small-town atmosphere, gabled houses, narrow streets and a skyline that is dominated by delicate spires. Copenhagen is also the greenest capital in Europe with much of the city center reserved for pedestrians, strict anti-pollution laws, and bikes often outnumbering cars on the streets. There are many green spaces (including the world-famous Tivoli) and in the summer, cafés and restaurants occupy the pavements.

Copenhagen boasts theaters, museums and a lively, surprisingly cutting-edge nightlife scene. The best the country has to offer can be experienced in the capital city, where there are design studios, ultra-hip bars, and modern architecture amongst the 17th-century buildings. A road bridge to Sweden was completed in 2000, making Copenhagen a key focal point for Scandinavia, the Baltic and the rest of mainland Europe.

Things to see and do

* Rundetårn (The Round Tower)
* Tivoli amusement park
* Rosenburg Castle
* Amalienborg Slot (Amalienborg Palace)
* Rådhuspladsen (City Hall Square)

Cruise Season – March - Oct
Currency – Danish Krone (Dkk)
Language – Danish
Land Area – 88 sq km’s
Population – 1,700,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 45

Port Location – The Københavns Havn (Port of Copenhagen) is a 10 to 15-minute walk from the center of Copenhagen, 4km (2.5 miles) from the Central Station and 15km (9 miles) from the airport.

Transport Links – The airport is located just 8km (5 miles) from the city center and offers international flights and a fast airport to city link of 13 minutes. All international trains arrive in and depart from Hovedbanegården central station and buses from the coach station outside the Sofitel Plaza Hotel.

Cruises from Copenhagen, Denmark