Divided by lakes and surrounded by sea, the Danish capital – which once started life as a small fishing village in the 10th century – has now risen through the ranks to become one of the most sought after travel destinations Europe. Affluent, upbeat, and a haven for impeccable design and good taste, a cool positive vibe seems to permeate the whole city. Its compact orientation, easy-on-the-eye architecture, attention to detail and welcoming nature (with an emphasis on café culture and a lively nightlife) make it one of the most user friendly cities in Europe. We spent three days in Copenhagen, staying in the cool meat-packing district located boutique hotel the Andersen, then explored the picturesque buildings and squares, the nautical scenery, incredible shopping and divine Scandinavian cuisine. Here is our summer weekend in beautiful Copenhagen in BIG pictures….
All words and photos by Becky Padmore, thanks to the very cool Andersen Boutique hotel.