Travel Facts About Copenhagen
Currency: Kroner (approx. $1AUD to 4.8DKK / 1DKK to $0.21AUD)
Approximate Distance from Airport to city centre: 10 kilometers
Local cuisine: Danish cuisine is built from deep-rooted traditional recipes prepared over generations and centuries. It consists of well-known staples such as dense wholegrain rye bread, deliciously buttery pastries, potatoes and heavy gravy to accompany fish and meat dishes. Open sandwiches known as smorrebrod are considered a lunch specialty when prepared and decorated with a variety of fresh ingredients. Hot meals are traditionally prepared with meat or fish, such as frikadeller (meat balls), flaeskesteg (roast pork with crackling) or kogt torsk (poached cod).
Stunning Danish architecture, good beer, boat lined canals, palaces and
castles. Copenhagen began as a small Viking fishing village, and is now the capital of the happiest country on earth (officially). It is considered to be a green city, where there are electric buses, clean harbours and passionately recycling citizens. 64% of the city’s hotel rooms are certified as eco-friendly. The small city boasts 15 Michelin stars and is home to the world’s best restaurant, Noma.