- Discover the meanings of ‘hygge’
- See the world’s first public park
If you’ve never heard of ‘hygge’ before then you must have spent the last few years huddled up in a blanket inside your home - in which case perhaps you have already discovered hygge by accident. Hygge is a Danish concept meaning happiness through cosiness, and it’s no surprise that the Danes are thought to be some of the most content people in the world. On this Copenhagen gift experience you’ll explore the city and major landmarks including Kongens Have, the Stork Fountain and the magnificent Royal Library, learning about how to find hygge, and how it developed here.
You’ll visit Nyboder, and see the first public housing project in the world, dating to the 17th century; walk along Strøget, the longest pedestrianised street in the world, and stop for refreshments at a typical local cafe, a perfect example of hygge culture. You’ll learn about Denmark’s renowned system of governance that inspires trust and confidence, discuss developments for the social good, and find hidden green places of tranquility in the urban environment, all ideal for building a sense of national hygge. You’re sure to feel happy and content after this unique guided tour of Copenhagen!