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Alternative Tour Copenhagen

  • See areas of Copenhagen you might not discover on your own
  • Guide provides detailed information on Copenhagen's underground culture
  • Walking tour gives an up-close, personal look at area landmarks
Alternative Tour Copenhagen
From US$23.28
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Tour in English
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2.5-hour walking tour with a local English speaking guide.
From US$23.28
Tour in Spanish
2.5-hour walking tour with a local Spanish speaking guide.
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Take a walk through areas of Copenhagen that you might not find on your own during this guided walking tour of the city's off-the-beaten-path highlights. With a guide's commentary to help shape the group's understanding of the Danish capital's history and modern culture, visit the hip neighborhood of Vesterbro, a local homeless shelter, the Kødbyen neighborhood, the red-light district, and the Free State of Christiana.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at a designated coffee shop in the super-hip district of Vesterbro. Follow your guide on a walking tour through the off-the-beaten-path areas of Copenhagen that help define its modern culture. At each stop, learn about its history and the role it plays in underground culture.
Visit a local homeless shelter to see the revolutionary way the city handles homelessness. Stop by the New Theatre to learn about the arts and culture scene and walk along the museum street of Absalonsgade. Swing by the historic Eliaskirken, which serves as a talking point for the evolution of the Christian religion in Denmark. Learn about the the city’s red- and green-light districts, and finish up in the self-declared Free State of Christiana. You'll walk away from the tour with a firm grasp on Copenhagen's vibrant counterculture and some ideas about where to explore further.
Reviews (239)
1 - 5 of 217 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic experience, the highlight of our Copenhagen trip!

We did the Alternative tour of Copenhagen with Allen on January 2nd. Allen is a great guide, knowledgeable, entertaining and very passionate about his hometown. We felt we got to truly understand what life is like in Copenhagen. The tour ended up being a lot...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JinxyF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Tour!

Our Costa Rican guide was excellent and charismatic. The tour itself was great too and really alternative to the usual tourist sites and activities. Highly recommended!

1  Thank mohbaban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A Great Experience! We loved it. :)

We loved this tour, what a great experience! Martin was a fantastic guide, friendly from the moment we arrived, very knowledgeable and passionate about Copenhagen. Thanks for a fab night!

1  Thank Meg D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Alternative perspective of Copenhagen

This tour was ok. Our guide, Laura, was full of interesting danish knowledge but overall the tour felt like it was lacking true sights to see. Although I am excited about the general information I learned about danish culture, I probably wouldn’t recommend this tour....More

1  Thank gdimperio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Worth a visit!

Very interesting story about some less known parts of Copenhagen. Nice walking route through alternative places.

Thank marcovanderstok
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Miroslav L
26 December 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
The tour concentrate on Vesterbro between the railway station and the meatpacking district and then moves on to Christiania. If you're not familiar with these areas then do join the tour.
19 November 2018|
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Response from Seema I | Reviewed this property |
If you ask where you're staying they should be able to help. The hostel I was staying had the walking tour running every day and the guides were very helpful. You can book when you're there, they don't get full to my... More
21 October 2018|
Response from 293gaellek | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! No there is no restricitions. Every one can attend this tour. Enjoy your trip !
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