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1-Hour Copenhagen Canal Tour

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Explore Copenhagen's stunning canals in one hour. See top landmarks, hear fascinating stories, and choose a live or audio guide for an enriching experience.


  • Cruise through Copenhagen's charming canals on a modern boat. Depart from iconic Nyhavn or Ved Stranden.

  • Choose a live guide for engaging tales or an audio guide in multiple languages. Learn fascinating details about the city's landmarks and history.

  • Glide past Nyhavn's colorful houses, the striking Opera House, and Amalienborg Palace.

  • Discover quirky facts, like Nyhavn's tattoo history and the ghost of Christiansborg Palace.

  • Fun Fact: The world’s oldest functioning tattoo parlour is located in the basement of Nyhavn 17. It has been operating since 1884.


  • Copenhagen Grand Canal Cruise

  • Departure from Nyhavm or Ved Stranden (as per option selected)

  • Live guide or audio guide (as per option selected)

  • Poncho (in the event of rain)


  • Food & beverages

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Embark on a Scenic Canal Journey

Hop aboard the Copenhagen Grand Canal Cruise from your chosen departure point, either the iconic Nyhavn harbor or the picturesque Ved Stranden. As the boat gently glides away, you'll be treated to a mesmerizing view of Copenhagen’s vibrant waterfront. This one-hour journey perfectly blends relaxation and exploration. Onboard the modern, comfy boat, you can choose between a live guide or an audio guide available in multiple languages. This way, you'll get a deep understanding of the sights, enriched by fascinating historical and cultural anecdotes.

Discover Iconic Landmarks and Hidden Gems

As the cruise meanders through the city's intricate waterways, you'll pass by some of Copenhagen’s most renowned landmarks. Marvel at the colorful townhouses of Nyhavn, the grand Copenhagen Opera House, and the regal Amalienborg Palace. The tour also takes you through the lively Christianshavn district, known for its hip atmosphere and historical significance, where you'll see the impressive spiral tower of the Church of Our Saviour. The journey continues past Christiansborg Palace and the sleek Black Diamond library, each accompanied by intriguing stories from your guide.

Along the way, you'll learn quirky facts, like Nyhavn's history as a hub for sailors and tattoo parlors, and the ghostly tales of Christiansborg Palace. This cruise offers a unique, comprehensive view of Copenhagen, blending iconic sights with hidden gems for a truly memorable experience.

Important information

  • Prolonged hours of operation on long sunny days.

  • A third language (between German, Spanish and Italian) is generally provided on the boats based on availability. The conduction in a specific language other than Danish or English cannot be guaranteed.

  • It's recommended to wear warm clothing as temperatures can drop down to low levels here.


  • The cruise cannot accommodate wheelchair and pram/stroller users.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the boarding point.

  • Please arrive at the boarding point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Boarding point

Please check your final voucher for the boarding point details and specific instructions.

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