Romantic Things To Do in Copenhagen

Copenhagen's romantic attractions are filled with understated charm. Never flashy or ostentatious, the Danish capital slowly seduces its guests with picturesque canals, elegant parks and gardens and fairy-tale castles once inhabited by fascinating kings and queens.

Even the least romantic traveler will find his or her heart warming just a little after a horse and trap ride from Klampenborg Station and into the sun-dappled, tree-lined avenues of Dyrehaven forest north of Copenhagen. Another great thing to do guaranteed to enchant those with a romantic inclination is a visit to the baroque park of Frederiksborg Palace, situated in Hillerød some 30 km north of Copenhagen. These elaborate, ornate gardens date from 1725 and are reminiscent of Parisian Versailles.

Less far afield, why not invite your loved one to a ride on a paddle boat on the lake of Frederiksberg Have? Alternatively, star-crossed lovers can gaze it each other, as well as Copenhagen, as they glide through the city's canals; to ensure you're left in peace, we recommend taking one of the canal tours available without a guide.

Watch the city from above by walking up the unique spiral ramp to the top of the 17th-century observatory Round Tower, to enjoy a skyline that hasn't changed much in four centuries. From the middle of October to the middle of March it's possible for stargazers to visit the tower on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, when the observatory is open to the public.

Dyrehaven & Bakken

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Old amusement park in royal forest... read more

Frederiksborg Slotshave

Frederiksborg Slot

Frederiksborg Palace's exquisite baroque gardens...
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Frederiksberg Have

Frederiksberg Runddel 1

Elegant and spacious park gardens... read more

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DFDS Canal Tours

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Nyhavn 2
Ticket Office

Explore the city from its canals... read more

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Købmagergade 52A

Renaissance tower, observatory and art gallery...
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Tivoli Gardens

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Vesterbrogade 3

Magical amusement park in the heart of the city...
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Dantes Plads 7

Art museum in a uniquely elegant setting... read more

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Botanisk Have

Øster Farimagsgade 2B

Copenhagen's Botanical Gardens... read more

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Rosenborg Slot

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Øster Voldgade 4A

Home to the crown jewels... read more

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The Royal Library Gardens

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Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1

A secret oasis... read more
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