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Everything Copenhagen

Your Guide to the Danish Capital

Welcome to Everything Copenhagen! 

We are your one-stop shop for planning a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark. Make it the best vacation ever as we show you the top things to do, tours to enjoy, places to stay, food to eat and more.

Frequently Asked Questions About Copenhagen

We get asked a lot of questions about Copenhagen and what it’s like to visit. On each page of Everything Copenhagen we have dedicated a section to frequently asked questions. Most likely, you’ll find something listed there that you’ve been wondering yourself. We’ve helped many friends and family members plan trips to Copenhagen, so we know what you want to know. If there’s something missing – shoot us an email or join our FACEBOOK GROUP and ask your questions there. We love to help others enjoy Copenhagen as much as we do.

The answer to this questions, of course, depends from where you are visiting Copenhagen, Denmark. Here is a link to this list of countries that require a visa and those with visa-free entry.

Most tourists enter on a 90-day tourist visa. If you are flying from a Schengen Agreement country, you can enter on the same Schengen visa. Those nations are Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Denmark is part of the European Union, but does not use the Euro as currency. They use the Danish Crown (DKK) and you can withdraw Danish Crowns at any ATM machine. However, you may not want to take out DKK because Danes prefer the use of electronic payment. No locals use cash in Denmark. Therefore, you’re better off using a debit or credit card without foreign transaction fees.

Danish is the official language of Denmark. It’s very similar to the other Scandinavian languages (Norwegian, Swedish, and Icelandic). If you don’t know a Scandinavian language, don’t panic – Danes are very good at English. It’s mandatory for Danes to learn English starting in first grade. About 85% of the populous speaks English as a second language. 

In Copenhagen you will usually see signs in Danish and English. Sometimes the signage is only in Danish, but Danes are helpful and you can ask someone if you need assistance. At any service point (stores, restaurants, hotels, etc) you can be assured that staff will speak English. Even if they greet you in Danish, it’s customary to reply in English and they will switch languages right away.

Accommodation

Where to stay in Copenhagen? That's the first question you ask when you plan to visit Copenhagen. Learn about the best hotels in Copenhagen. Review our neighborhood guides to research a Copenhagen Airbnb. Read more and consider a Copenhagen hostel.

Attractions

There are so many things to do in Copenhagen, it can seem tough to find a place to start. Don't worry, you're already there. Find out what to do in Copenhagen and the cheapest and best way to do it. Read about the best tours in town and Copenhagen activities you have to try.

Copenhagen Food

What is Danish food like? What are the best restaurants in Copenhagen? Read more to find out what you can expect from Copenhagen's excellent food scene. From new nordic cuisine to open-faced sandwiches, we help you find out what to eat in Copenhagen and where.

 

 

 

 

Recent Articles

Get inspired for your trip to Copenhagen with our articles covering many topics on what you can look forward to in the Danish capital!

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