Protected by walls throughout the middle ages, Copenhagen contains its highlights within short walking distance, so that a stroll through the old city streets brings you up close with its rich culture. A great mix of historic monuments and modern landmarks give Copenhagen an eclectic personality where tradition and innovation provide the basis for residents to thrive and enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world.
On this tour, the guide will take you on a carefully designed walking route around the old town to discover all of the highlights and the stories behind them, starting with Tivoli Gardens, full of magic and tradition, City Hall Square, Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament and the Royal Reception Rooms, where the most formal events take place, the Old Stock Exchange from the 17th century, the Royal Theatre and the colorful canal of Nyhavn.
From there you will walk along the waterfront by the imposing Playhouse and the modern Opera House, two of the newest landmarks on the Copenhagen harbor, arriving at Amalienborg Palace, the official residence of the Danish Royal Family, an elegant complex under the watchful eyes of the royal guard. From there you will continue to Gefion Fountain from the Norse Mythology and finally the most famous lady in town, the Little Mermaid.