Cheap flights to Copenhagen
Packed with an old world charm, Copenhagen is smaller than other major European city break hot spots, like Paris or Madrid, but is still rich in culture and attractions and is much less daunting. It won’t be long before you’re familiar with the cobblestone medieval streets, the canal walks and the colourful townhouses. And the best way to get around this city? By bike of course – well this is Scandinavia after all, and cars and pollution just aren’t the fashion here.
Now in its fourth year, Wondercool is Copenhagen's major winter festival and takes place throughout the whole of February. Over 100 events involving food, design, fashion, music and art will be held throughout the city: think gastronomic displays in historic squares, architecture tours of contemporary structures and cosy jazz concerts. wondercoolcopenhagen.com
Louisiana's major autumn exhibition sees artist Olafur Eliasson transform the entire south wing of the art museum into a site-specific project that explores the relationship between nature, art and architecture. Eliasson is one of Denmark's most exciting contemporary talents and this event promises to be unique (13 Gl Strandvej, louisiana.dk).
A visit to Tivoli Gardens is a must in December for anyone wanting to get into the Christmas spirit. The entire theme park is decked out with beautiful lights and decorations, and you can visit Father Christmas and his reindeer, browse the stalls of the Christmas market and try seasonal specialities such as æbleskiver and glogg (3 Vesterbrogade, tivoli.dk).
This is the perfect time of year for a visit to Klampenborg, a 20-minute train ride on S-train C from the main station. As well as a sandy beach the town is famed for its numerous buildings designed by Arne Jacobsen, including Restaurant Jacobsen, plus it has an entrance to Dyrehaven, the vast deer park and Bakken, the amusement park.