Experience the beauty and history of Copenhagen on our classic one-hour canal tour! Learn about the beautiful and historic landmarks and all other sights of interest. This boat sightseeing tour departs from Nyhavn or Ved Stranden and passes some of Copenhagen's best sights and attractions. Looking for more history and additional sight? Choose our new, extended Grand Canal Tour.
Join our Classic Canal Tour - all the must-see sights
On this one-hour boat tour, you will discover the best of Copenhagen! You’ll experience all the famous sights and iconic landmarks, including the famous Little Mermaid, the majestic Amalienborg Castle – home of the royal family, and the old Stock Exchange building. Take in the beauty and history of the city as we sail through the historic harbor and narrow canals. During the late spring and all of summer, we sail in open boats. In the colder months, we sail in boats that are both covered and heated.
You can choose to join our live guided tours or our audio guided tours. All departures from Ved Stranden are live guided. Some departures from Nyhavn are audio guided, see below.
Audio guided departures from Nyhavn:
Monday to Friday at 11:40, 13:00, and 15:40
Saturday and Sunday at 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
October 16 to 22: at 10:00, 13:00 and 16:00
Book our extended tour - Grand Canal Tour
As of September 10th, our Grand Canal Tour season for 2023 has come to a close. We are excited to announce that the this tour will return in 2024!
The Grand Canal Tour takes you on a historic journey from the Stone Age all the way to the modern day. We sail to the hip, trendy Nordhavn continuing on towards the raw and urban Sydhavnen. During the tour, you’ll get to see both famous and classic sights as well as lesser-known areas of the city. All our boats are covered. Feel free to bring snacks and drinks on the tour for maximum coziness.
The Grand Canal Tour is live guided in Danish and English and it departs from Ved Stranden. The duration of the tour is 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Our ticket houses
We have ticket houses at Nyhavn and Ved Stranden, where you can also purchase your tickets.
Daily changes may occur. For more information on the day, please ask in our ticket house.