Destination guide

Copenhagen is effortlessly stylish

Don't tell Stockholm but Copenhagen could just be the hippest of all the Scandinavian capitals. New Nordic cuisine _ foraged, flavor-centric _ was born here between the countless design boutiques and avant-garde architecture. Even the Medieval monuments of older Copenhagen seem to glimmer with a confident, 21st-century edge _ royal gardens buzzing with chatting students, colorful Nyhavn brimming with bars and sail-flapping ship museums. Nearby, the Tivoli still twinkles and the harbors of Vesterbro still throb with life. Seek out your Copenhagen vacation rentals for a taste of this cool and collected city.

Things to do

Cutting-edge Copenhagen

Art lovers assemble in Copenhagen to delve into the Danish National Gallery and the Arken Museum of Modern Art, the acclaimed Hirschsprung Collection and the Viking relics of the Nationalmuseet. This whirlwind of awesome galleries and institutions heralds a potpourri of prized portraiture and avant-garde works. Others might want to book Copenhagen vacation rentals close to the twinkling lights and twirling rides of Tivoli Gardens, or in Frederiksberg for the roaring lions of Copenhagen Zoo. Others might prefer Nyhavn, where ship museums and bars beckon from the quays.

Activities

Copenhagen brims with culture

From the annual night of the museums in fall to the summer Jazzfestival of July, Copenhagen is never shy to flaunt its cultural muscles. But the calendar of events is just a taster. This city always has the hectic flea markets of Halmtorvet, the hop-on, hop-off bus tours that wiggle through the royal palaces and old harbors, and the urban amusement arcades. Throw in world-class design institutions and lessons in New Nordic cuisine with world-leading chefs, along with some of the most cycle-friendly districts on the planet, and this Scandinavian treat really begins to take shape.

Weather

Come whenever to Copenhagen

With all those design museums, Danish masterworks, architectural gems, and inner-city amusement parks, you might think that Copenhagen never gets boring. You'd be darn right. Summer and winter, the place is bursting with life. The midwinter Christmas season means catching enchanting festive markets in the Tivoli. The cold, icy months from February to March have carnivals to enjoy, and are high time to settle in the cozy cafes. Searching for Copenhagen vacation rentals in summer sees the al fresco side of the capital _ think swimmers in Vesterbro harbor, and outdoor beer halls from May to September.

Natural features

From coast to island in Copenhagen

Copenhagen's past is intimately tied to its place on the edge of the Baltic Sea. It's from here that Viking raiders once launched their ships across the ocean, even if today the coast is given over to urban lidos and parks. You can get a taste of the salt-washed shores by hitting the wide beaches of the Amager Strandpark _ it's awash with dog walkers and sunbathers in the summer. Alternatively, you could drive across to Funen island. That's a picture of "time-stood-still" Denmark, with rolling pastures peppered with rustic hamlets.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Copenhagen

Fly into Copenhagen (CPH-Kastrup), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Malmo (MMX-Sturup), which is 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Copenhagen Norreport Station, Nørreport Station and Copenhagen Central Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Copenhagen by jumping on the metro at Kongens Nytorv Station, Copenhagen Vesterport Station or Christianshavn Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Copenhagen?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 682 vacation rentals near Copenhagen. From 607 Condos/Apartments to 41 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Copenhagen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Copenhagen?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Copenhagen:

  • Copenhagen City Centre: 449 vacation rentals
  • Copenhagen K: 501 vacation rentals
  • Copenhagen SV: 84 vacation rentals
  • Amager Vest: 200 vacation rentals
  • Nørrebro: 155 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Copenhagen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Copenhagen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Copenhagen (ZGH-Copenhagen Central Train Station): 680 vacation rentals
  • Copenhagen Court House: 679 vacation rentals
  • Tivoli Gardens: 680 vacation rentals
  • Copenhagen Islev Station: 707 vacation rentals
  • Guinness World Records Museum: 680 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Copenhagen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Copenhagen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 607 Condos/Apartments in Copenhagen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Copenhagen include:

  • Houses: 41 rentals available
  • Villas: 17 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Copenhagen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Copenhagen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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