Fly from Aberdeen Airport to Copenhagen, the culturally-packed Danish capital, which combines historical buildings with modern architecture trends along with many great shopping and eating places.
Originally a busy commercial port, this waterfront district has been transformed into classy restaurant and pubs filled with people enjoying the relaxed atmosphere with surrounded live music. Nyhavn has once been home to Hans Christian Andersen as well.
This part of Copenhagen, initially established by hippies in 1971, is an autonomous area with specific rules and rights. This green and car-free neighbourhood is full of homemade houses, organic eateries or alternative art galleries.
One of the oldest zoos in Europe and one of the most visited tourist attraction in Denmark, Copenhagen zoo presents more than 3,000 animals from all around the world including 2013-opened “The Arctic Ring” with polar beers.
The centrally located Tivoli Gardens amusement park provides a unique combination of restaurants, outdoor theatres, roller coasters and other attractions surrounded by historic buildings, sprouting flowers and exceptional architecture. At night, colourful lights create a romantic atmosphere.
The Little Mermaid
Take a look at The Little Mermaid at Langlinje Pier. The 4 feet high sculpture built of bronze and granite was inspired by a fairy tale written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a mermaid who falls in love with a human prince and thus sits on a rock in the water day by day to get a glimpse of him.