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Hidden Places & Spaces: Copenhagen

Culinary conceptual art, a commune, and a bit of retail therapy: your short trip to Copenhagen.

Written by Stephanie Kleinlein 04.06.2024


Shopping in Copenhagen

Royal porcelain, people-friendly and animal-friendly grooming or just anything that still fits into your life and suitcase: The best shopping addresses in Denmark’s capital are, in our opinion, an aristocratic institution for Danish design, a body shop with a legal past, and a hip department store from another era.

Shops in Copenhagen

Blue, white, aristocratic. Royal Copenhagen porcelain is still handmade today. Whether it’s traditional or modern, it’s one of the finest representatives of Danish design.

Retail therapy since 1891. Copenhagen’s most famous department store has survived two world wars, economic crises, and all the austerity trends. Visit a legend.

Stroll smartly through the city: Isangs sells ethically and organically produced vegan care products, designed by a former human rights lawyer.



Sleep like kings, like at home or like on a train. All our favorite hotels are luxurious – yes, you heard right! We even have an option if you want to take a trip to the Orient at night, having spent a day in Northern Europe. In any case, an exclusive ambience and a high standard of service await you, some with the pleasant benefits of our hotel program.

Hotels in Copenhagen

For those who think the Orient is too far away. Nimb Hotel is a fairy tale from One Thousand and One Nights not far from Tivoli. Ideal to just forget time for a few days.

One of the best boutique hotels with a private atmosphere, right in the historic center. Some of the 54 guest rooms are inspired by luxury train carriages from a bygone era.

A bastion of luxurious Victorian hospitality. Hotel d’Angleterre has maintained its reputation as one of the best five-star hotels in Northern Europe since 1755.


Restaurants and cafés in Copenhagen

You’ve never eaten, experienced or seen anything like this before. Our culinary recommendations in Copenhagen include a restaurant that is at least as exciting for your mind as for your taste buds. In addition, there are a long-established pioneer of sustainable haute cuisine of international renown and a café bar where all of Copenhagen meets to stay for quite a while.

Restaurants, cafés and bars in Copenhagen

The Alchemist is a complete work of art that not only serves food but also experiences with its theatrical concept. A culinary and intellectual journey.

Café Victor is the meeting place for Copenhagen’s exclusive society. For a coffee, an aperitif, celebrations. Rumor has it, many end up staying much longer than planned.

Copenhagen’s culinary place of pilgrimage for more than 20 years. Ahead of the spirit of the time, it all began with the rediscovery of wild, local, and seasonal ingredients.


Special places

Spectacular views, Danish history, and Copenhagen’s shopping culture. Plus a unique residential area where everyone has the luxury of living according to their own rules. These are the places we would visit during a short break in Copenhagen. Of course, that’s not to stop anyone from taking a look at the mermaid. She actually is quite beautiful.

Special places in Copenhagen

Not an insider’s tip, but a must: The legendary hippie commune provides the necessary alternative program. Almost everything is allowed here – except taking photos.

The round tower was built in the 17th century. Imagine what it looked like back then, while enjoying the spectacular view of the city.

Just let yourself take it all in. In Vesterbro, south of the main station, you will find row after row of the most beautiful shops, cafes and restaurants in idyllic lanes.

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