Destination Copenhagen and the Øresund Region
Copenhagen and the Øresund Region has a great deal to offer within the fields of fashion, design, culture and gastronomy. Take a stroll through Copenhagen’s old, idyllic streets where you can admire the many beautiful buildings. Go for a trip of the city’s sights and attractions on one of the free city bikes. Enjoy an ice-cold beer by one of the city’s small canals or relax with a cup of coffee at one of Copenhagen’s many cosy squares. In 35 minutes, you can cross the Øresund Bridge and experience the Swedish idyll and atmosphere in Skåne. You can e.g. visit the beautiful old university town Lund, and make sure to pay a visit to Lund’s impressive cathedral.
In Copenhagen, the fairytale garden, Tivoli, with its old traditions offer a long list of entertainment for daredevils as well as for the less courageous. By Amalienborg Palace, the guardsmen wearing bearskin hats, guard the queen and not far from there, is the Little Mermaid, one of the most photographed women in the world. In Malmö in Skåne, you can take a walk along the new impressive harbour promenade Västra Hamnen, which is located close to Malmö’s beautiful architectural icon Turning Torso.
Copenhagen’s largest shopping area is centred around Strøget and the surrounding side streets. Strøget is the world’s longest pedestrian street offering a wealth of choices. Here, you will find exciting designer shops, street musicians and Danish families who are out shopping. Also Malmö has great shopping opportunities and here, you can benefit from longer opening hours and lower prices.
Both Copenhagen and the rest of the Øresund Region are full of culinary experiences: You will find an ocean of restaurants serving traditional as well as more modern and international dishes – and at all price levels. Taste the exciting beers from one of the numerous micro-breweries that have emerged in Copenhagen and the rest of Denmark in recent years.