A great way to combine your daily workout with a tour of Copenhagen’s main sights, running tours in Copenhagen will take you on a scenic route around the city’s principal attractions, led by a local guide. Aimed at regular runners, this is no leisurely amble around the city, but jogging or running at a steady pace means you’ll be able to chat with your guide and learn about Copenhagen culture and history without getting too out of breath.
A small-group Copenhagen Running Tour is a perfect way to buddy-up with like-minded travelers and add interest to your morning run. The 5-mile (8km) route around the city center takes around 1.5-hours and passes sights like the Amalienborg Castle, home to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, the iconic Little Mermaid Statue and the grand Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish parliament. It won’t all be sightseeing though – the trail also zigzags along the pretty canal ways and through the city’s parks.
Alternatively, it’s possible to opt for a private tour where you’ll have the flexibility to up the pace, stop off at sights along the way, or ask your guide to customize your tour to your interests, pointing out lesser-known attractions and arming you with unbeatable insider knowledge of the city, so that you can make the most of the rest of your visit.