Copenhagen is a wonderful city to visit during the summer. It is small enough to be easily navigated but big enough to offer plenty of activities during your stay. Here’s Red Apple Apartment’s ABC’s of Copenhagen for your summer family fun!
A. Amager Strand Park: A wonderful beach for swimming and building sandcastles with the family.
B. Bakken Amusement Park: Visit the world’s oldest amusement park.
C. Children’s Museum: Kids dress in Viking costumes and play on a replica Viking ship.
D. Det Lille Teater: A theatre complete with puppet shows guaranteed to make even the smallest children laugh.
E. Experimentarium: A science museum that encourages children to experience nature.
F. Fælledparken: Copenhagen’s largest park where kids can run and play.
G. Guinness Museum of World Records: See displays of famous world record holders, including a section on toys!
H. Harbour at Fisketorvet: Three pools for children, adults, and diving; a short distance from a shopping centre if one adult prefers to shop.
I. Island Brygge: Visit this location for the best homemade ice cream.
J. (Restaurant) Julian: The National Museum’s restaurant serving organic fare.
K. Kings New Square: A wonderful park to stretch your legs after visiting the Royal Theatre.
L. Louisiana Children’s Wing: At the Museum of Modern Art, this wing engages children in storybooks and activities.
M. Meyers Deli: A delightful experience combining a deli, coffee shop, and grocery shop. Sit with the kids for a snack while one parent picks up the groceries for dinner at the apartment.
N. National Aquarium: Walk in tunnels surrounded by ocean life.
O. Open Air Museum: Travel 86 acres of land and through 50 replica farms representing the regions of Denmark.
P. Pedestrian Street: It’s the shopping centre of Copenhagen.
Q. Quality of Life: Copenhagen is consistently ranked one of the most livable cities.
R. Rosenborg Castle: Visit the 400-year castle and see the royal jewels.
S. SMK: The National Gallery of Denmark houses the largest art collection of the country.
T. Tivoli Gardens: Visit 15 acres of gardens, amusement rides, and concession stands. Don’t miss Star Flyer – the world’s tallest carousel! (Featured Image Above)
U. The Union Kitchen: This delicious restaurant does not have a kid’s menu, but allows children to share an entrée.
V. Vor Freslers Kirke: Climb the 400 steps to the top of the tower to get the best view of the city; and to make sure your children sleep well that night!
W. The Worker’s Museum: Experience traditional Copenhagen through exhibits and short films.
X. XO Burgers and Steaks: Great place to order a burger and fries for the kids. They offer a beer selection and steaks for the parents.
Y. Your Nap Time: Shops close at 3:00 pm on Saturday forcing everyone to relax. A great time to visit other locations on this list or take a nap.
Z. Zoologicak Museum: Experience animal life of Copenhagen from past to present.