Copenhagen is a great city with beautiful buildings and tolerant and open-minded people. Copenhagen is definitely recommended for a city trip. It’s great to wander through Copenhagen, and you will be surprised by the beauty of the town. Besides there are many cafés, bars and clubs throughout the city. In addition, various events are organized such as the MIX Copenhagen Film Festival and the Copenhagen Pride. In the area between Tivoli and Ørsteds Parks you will find several gay venues.
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Do you want to enjoy your weekend with your gay friends? Then, you shouldn’t miss visiting Copenhagen. This place is nominated as the top welcoming, a gay-friendly, and progressive destination in the world.
Denmark and Copenhagen have a long history of supporting and promoting LGBTQ rights. As a matter of fact, Denmark was the prime country in the globe to legalize same-sex marriage. To know more about this place, here are the frequently asked questions you need to know:
Copenhagen celebrates various holidays. One of its common events is the epiphany. It is an evening on the fifth day of January, which is celebrated with a candle-lit parade to highlight the Christmas season.
Another is the so-called “Shrovetide.” It is often celebrated every February or March. This event sees kids dressing up and going house-to-house, singing, and collecting cash. Each home is decorated with rods mixed with presents and sweets.
Another significant holiday in Copenhagen is Walpurgis Night. It is named after the saint called Walburga. He believed in protecting against witchcraft and magic and often celebrates the influx of summer with maypole-dancing and lighting of bonfires. If you opt to witness its festive events, you need to visit this place during March.
During this month, people celebrate its biannual puppet festival. After a month, they also celebrate the Sakura festival, where Japanese food, dance, music, and exhibitions of Japanese gardens are highlighted. Other major events include the celebration of beet, photo, Roskilde, and jazz festivals.
The best time to visit Copenhagen is between June and August or from March to May, depending on what events you opt to attend or what you want to visit.
If you want to experience the sunshine or warm weather in Copenhagen, you may visit the place from May to September.
Its warmest months are July and August. In case you are fond of watching the snow, you may visit the place in the month of January or February.
Copenhagen is perfect for visiting any month of the year. But, you should always bring warm clothes for your trip outside of the summer season, especially from May to September.
The museums in Copenhagen usually open at 10:00 A.M all week. These establishments also close between 4:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Their shops, on the other hand, typically open longer, especially during weekends. In Copenhagen, there is one important note – that is a majority of the museums are closed every Monday.
The nearest airport from Copenhagen is Copenhagen Airport. This is located in Kastrup, having both international and domestic flights. It is 10 kilometers away from the midpoint of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Another airport that is quite near to Copenhagen is Malmo Airport. Just like Copenhagen Airport, it has domestic and international flights. It is 63 kilometers away from Copenhagen, Denmark.
Copenhagen takes a few minutes to go from the airport to the city center and the main destinations by metro or by train. Both train and metro run from Terminal 3. With only eight kilometers to the center point of Copenhagen, it is simple to get from and to the airport.
Your travel time depends on your preferred transportation. At Terminal 3, you have easy access to both the metro and trains. If you prefer to use trains, it usually departs every 10 minutes from the Copenhagen airport central station.
The travel time from the central train station to your hotel depends on your preferred gay-friendly hotels. To make things easier, you may book online and let the shuttle service assists you to get from the central train station.
Public parking spots in Copenhagen are always available. However, you need to pay to comply with time restrictions in some of its areas or cities. Parking spaces are often free during holidays or weekends, from Saturday at 5:00 P.M. until Monday at 8:00 A.M. Hydrogen cars, electric cars, and electric motorcycles can park without any charge at street level on public parking areas.
Public transport in Copenhagen is easy to use and completely affordable. This place is divided into zones, and transport fees depend on how many districts you are travelling through. There is also a so-called “Copenhagen card” that gives you unlimited public transport in Denmark plus free access to more than eighty attractions and museums.
Taxis are the best way to transport instantly within the different places in Copenhagen. Taxis are quite affordable, often start at a baseline rate of 55 DKK, and the cost increases rapidly.
If you want to hail a taxi on the street, make sure to check out the green “FRI” sign in the front window. In case it is lit up, it means that the taxi is available for passengers.
In most cases, taxis are available in the central train station in Copenhagen. Several apps allow you to book and pay for any taxi using your phone.
In addition, most taxis accept credit cards, and therefore, you don’t have to worry in case you don’t have enough money on hand.
There are several places to visit while in Copenhagen.
The most visited places include Tivoli Gardens, Little Mermaid, Christiansborg Palace, Rosenborg Castle, Thorvaldsens Museum, Nyhavn, and many more.
Several gay-friendly hotels are few meters away from Tivoli Gardens. One of these is the Tivoli Hotel. It is situated at the center of Copenhagen. Its amusement park is situated only a few meters away from the hotel.
Copenhagen is a city loaded with historical sites and museums.
If you opt to check out its museums, have time to visit the Museum of Copenhagen, SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, and many more.
There are countless places to visit if you want to dine in or opt to enjoy your weekends with your gay friends.
Some of the few choices are Palæ Bar, Curfew, Garden Restaurant & Vinbar, and many more. Most of its bars and restaurants can be found in the center of the city.