Copenhagen Autumn Guide

Autumn is the season where Copenhagen really shows its true colors, beautiful and vibrant. We’ve picked out spots in and around the city you should make sure to see if you want a bit of that autumnal vibe.

14-20 October is public autumn break in Copenhagen and in Denmark. This means that many attractions, museums and institutions offer special activities many of which are tailored for families with kids. This is also the week when Dining Week Social happens. On October 13-20, 100 restaurants in Denmark take part and offer a three-course menu served family-style for 225 DKK.

We also recommend some of the best local insight by VisitCopenhagen to some of the city’s best museums and popular attractions for kids.

Experience Copenhagen’s cultural life by night

Copenhagen’s annual Culture Night kicks off the autumn break in Copenhagen and offers children and adults hundreds of cultural events in just one night. Experience Copenhagen in a different light and…

Halloween in Tivoli Gardens

Halloween in the old amusemt park has been a tradition for years. Much more fun and ‘hygge’ than what is normally associated with the scary Halloween.

Stroll through Vestre Cemetery

Vestre Cemetery, Denmark’s largest, is located between Vesterbro and Valby and shows itself from its best side in autumn.

Visit the deer in The Deer Park

A short trip north from Copenhagen will take you to Dyrehaven, a wonderful woodland that seems far from city lights and traffic noise. Want to enjoy a peaceful walk in beautiful surroundings and fill…
Rainy day in Copenhagen | Thomas Høyrup Christensen

Danish weather can be tricky but do not worry. There are plenty of things to do in Copenhagen on a rainy day. The days are perfect for a visit to a museum and also a great excuse to go shopping.

Autumn in Copenhagen | Arken Museum | VisitCopenhagen

Perfect to visit in autumn, the many museums in Copenhagen and beyond put on special exhibitions during Autumn.

Glyptoteket | VisitCopenhagen | Leif M. Sørlund

Copenhagen oozes of history with its cobblestone narrow streets, old timbered houses, ancient castles and palaces. Explore the history of Copenhagen’s defence in green surroundings at Copenhagen’s …

National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet

National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet is Northern Europe’s largest aquarium and offers a unique experience for children and adults. National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet has water on all side…
Haveskoven | VisitCopenhagen

Autumn is the season where Copenhagen really shows its true colours. We’ve picked out five spots in and around the city you should make sure to see if you want a bit of that autumnal vibe.

Viking ships | Photo: Martin Heiberg

The laid back Copenhagen lifestyle stretches far beyond the city limits. Do like the locals and head for the coast or country to relax, recharge and grow.