Free tour

Hans Christian Andersen and Copenhagen

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Jóhannes
Quality Verified Registered on February 20, 2023

Hi, I'm Jóhannes! I am 48 years old, I was born in Faroe Islands, but I live now in Copenhagen on my 12th year in the beauties of this wonderful city. I love traveling and meeting other travelers. A hug!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

The most renowned Danish writer. Embark on this enchanting tour and immerse yourself in the magical world of H.C. Andersen’s imagination.

We begin by hearing "The Little Mermaid", along with modern renditions of this and other beloved fairy tales.

Strolling through Nyhavn, we'll uncover the significant role it played in Andersen’s life.

Our path leads us to the Royal Theatre (Gamle Scene - Det Kongelige Teater), where we delve into Andersen's dreams and the remarkable journey to his rise to fame.

At St. Nicolai’s Church, we'll be moved by the poignant tale of "The Little Match Girl," a story that has touched hearts for generations.

Next, we encounter the haunting legend of "Agnete and the Merman" as we stand by the canal and the Stork Fountain, delving into these captivating stories by H.C. Andersen.

As we approach the iconic Rundetårn, the thrilling tale of "The Tinderbox" awaits.

Our journey continues to St. Petri’s Church and Vor Frue Church, where we listen to the deeply moving story "The Story of a Mother”.

At Rådhuspladsen, we marvel at the statue of him. 
Finally, we walk along H.C. Andersen’s Boulevard, catching a glimpse of the enchanting Tivoli Gardens, where Andersen himself found inspiration, and where his legacy continues to inspire visitors from around the globe.

Join us on this captivating tour and step into the wondrous world of H.C. Andersen, where every corner of Copenhagen whispers a tale of magic and wonder.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Sankt Annæ Pl. 36, 1250 København K, ...
    Sankt Annæ Pl. 36, 1250 København K, Denmark
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    I have a “GuruWalk” lanyard and stand at the main entrance (Nyhavn side)

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    Outside visit
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    Copenhagen Royal Theater
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    Sankt Nikolaj Kirke
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    Outside visit
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    Vor Frue Kirke
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    Sankt Petri Kirke
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    Outside visit

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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