When the weather’s good it’s worth forking out on a city tour to familiarize yourself with Copenhagen. There are hop-on/hop-off open-top bus tours around the key city sights (200kr; wwww.sightseeing.dk) and also Netto Boats (March–Oct 10am–5pm; 40kr; wwww.netto-baadene.dk) operating hour-long canal and harbour boat tours past the old stock exchange (not open to the public), the island of Holmen and the Little Mermaid, leaving regularly from Nyhavn.

For bike enthusiasts, the best option is Bike Mike (April–Dec 10.30am, plus June–Sept 2.30pm; 260kr for 3hr including bike rental; t26.39.56.88, wwww.bikecopenhagenwithmike.dk) with themed cycle tours departing from Turesensgade near Orstedsparken.

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