Hans Christian Andersen Tour

Learn more about Hans Christian Andersen - The Danish fairy tale writer

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During this 2-2.5 hour tour, you will learn all about hans Christian Andersen, writer of stories like The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor’s New Clothes and many more. Learn about Hans Christian Andersen’s life, see where he lived in Copenhagen and the places that are connected to him. You will hear where his inspiration was coming from, and what his influence is on Denmark today.

Did you know that Hans Christian Andersen originally came to Copenhagen aged 14 to try and  to try and become an actor and dancer at the Royal Theatre? Later, he tried to become a singer, but also without success.

You can bring your own bikes or simply rent one from us, see the prices below
Please note:
  • The tour must be booked at least 3 days in advance.
  • The tour could get cancelled if there are less than 4 participants. In this case there will be a full refund given and you will be notified 24 hours in advance.
  • Can also be offered as a walking tour.


Start Anywhere in Copenhagen

Daily from 10 am -12.30 pm English, Spanish or 3 pm - 5.30 pm English, German, Spanish

Up to 10 participants Pr. Group Min. 4 participants.

English, German, Spanish, Danish


Hans Christian Andersen Tour

Start Anywhere in Copenhagen

Timeslot City BikeCity Bike with a childseatJunior BikeFamily BikeChristiania Bike

Up to 3 Hours 9012090450450

Up to 6 Hours 110140110500500

Up to 24 Hours 120150120600600

2 days 180210180850850

3 days 23026023010001000

4 days 28031028011001100

5 days 33036033013001300

6 days 38041038015001500

1 week 43046043016001600

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2 weeks 600630600------

3 weeks 700730700------




As a native Copenhagener Bo knows the city like the back of his hand: The history, the big lines, and the small secrets places, that are impossible to find on your own. After 8 years as a tourist guide, he has a very big experience. He always makes sure that his guests come first and will do his very best to give you the best day of your holiday.



Odin grew up on the island of Møn, but his family is from Copenhagen. He has an MA in history from the University of Copenhagen. As an experienced rickshaw driver, he knows the city well; both the tourist spots and the better-kept secrets. Odin has been a guide for 4 years and as well as the established routes, he is open to your ideas for places you would like to see.



Henrik has lived 6 years in Buenos Aires where he has worked with spreading Danish cycling culture through the platform Viking Bike Academy: He was a co-founder of the Argentine Cyclist’s federation, and has extensively experience working with bicycle tourism, both organizing and as a guide. He holds a Msc of political science, and he will share political and cultural insights about Denmark and the Danes.

Terms & Conditions


  • Payment must proceed online.
  • If you order through e-mail, you will receive an invoice and a direct link to the payment.
  • Your booking is confirmed as soon as you have paid.


  • All bike rentals include a required deposit. At your arriving at our shop, we will ask for the deposit. The deposit can be reserved on a credit card, or cash by EUR, USD, GBP, DKK are accepted.
  • City Bikes (all) are 1000 DKK / 100 EUR / 100 USD / 100 GBP for up to 5 bikes
  • Family Bikes (all) are 4000 DKK / 400 EUR / 400 USD / 400 GBP per bike
  • Electric Bikes are 2000 DKK / 200 EUR / 200 USD / 200 GBP per bike

Group bookings

  • You can book our bikes through our website.
  • If your group consists of 20 and 50 bikes, the booking has to be made no later than 10 working days prior the booking.
  • If the group consists of more than 50 bikes, the booking needs to be made no later than 30 working days prior to the booking.


  • Any cancellation must be made no later than 24 hours prior to the booking. In this case, the cancellation fee will be 30% of the total amount.
  • Cancellations of bookings with more than 50 bikes must be done no later than 5 working days prior to the booking. The cancellation fee will be 30% of the total amount.
  • All cancellations need to be made in our opening hours
  • Any cancellations made later than 24 hours before the booking will not be refunded.
  • According to covid19, we are of course fair


  • It is only possible to rent and return bikes within the opening hours.
  • There is responsibility right for the equipment, the responsible is held by the tenant to ensure it not will be stolen or suffers damage as a result of overload, improper treatment or similar will be liable for the rent.
  • If the leased equipment will not be returned, there will be a liability imposed which constitutes the following amounts:
  • Standard bike: DKK 1000
  • Electric bike: DKK 5000
  • Family bikes: DKK 10.000
  • Family bike: DKK 10.000
  • Copenhagen Bicycles is NOT liable or responsible for any personal injuries for the renter or for any third parties involved.
  • The renter has to return the bike at the agreed time and if not the renter will have to pay for the additional time the bike was in the renter’s possession.
  • The renter is liable for any damage done to the bike due to misuse, misconduct and/or neglect and will in that case pay for the repair needed. The amount reaches the replacement fees mentioned above.


There is a responsibility for the equipment, which is held by the tenant to ensure it will not be stolen or suffer damage as a result of overload, improper treatment or similar. The tenant will be liable for the rent.

If the leased equipment is not returned, there will be a liability imposed which is made up of the following amounts:

  • City Bikes are DKK 1000 per bike / cash 100 EUR or USD
  • Electric Bikes are DKK 3000 per bike / cash 300 EUR or USD


Replacement bikes and repairs

  • The terms and conditions according to rental also count for replacement bikes.
  • If the repaired bike has not been picked up within two weeks after the end of repair, additional charge DKK 50 for every week of storage will be added.


Copenhagen Bicycles is not liable for anything that may occur to you or to any third parties involved during the rental period that are accepted when placing an order.


The tenant is liable for any damage done to the bike due to the misusage or misconduct and/or neglect and will, in that case, pay for the repair needed that are accepted when placing an order.