Copenhagen Audio Tour: Following Hans Christian Andersen

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Explore Copenhagen following the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen on this captivating self-guided audio tour. Experience the magic of GPS-playback on this immersive stroll through the city.

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  • Enjoy the sights and sounds of Nyhavn, the iconic waterfront district
  • See Frederik’s Church, known as the Marble Church, an architectural masterpiece
  • Hear from tour producer, Pernille Schlander, a local living in Copenhagen
  • Do it all in 120 minutes or linger at stops along the way
  • Get unlimited use of the tour before your booking date and after it


Step into the magical world of Hans Christian Andersen on this captivating audio tour through the heart of Copenhagen. Follow the footsteps of the famous fairytale author as tour producer, Pernille, recounts the stories of the life and times Hans Christian Andersen. Along the way, you'll see the places and sites that inspired his writing and learn more about Copenhagen. As you stand outside the majestic Royal Danish Theatre, you'll hear the voice of Pernille welcoming you and she'll provide essential details about the tour. You'll embark on a journey through Andersen's life and imagination as you stroll past iconic landmarks, starting with Nyhavn, where colorful buildings and hidden stories await. Marvel at the reconstruction of Andersen's former room inside Magasin du Nord, a surprising gem tucked away in a department store. Continue your adventure to Frederik's Church, also known as the Marble Church, and learn about its significance to Andersen's literary inspiration. Delve deeper into Andersen's world as you encounter the Hans Christian Andersen Monument in the King's Garden, a timeless tribute to the beloved storyteller. Stroll through Rosenhaven within Rosenborg Castle Gardens, where Andersen found solace and inspiration among the blooming flowers. Feel the historical significance at the Round Tower, a 17th-century landmark that inspired Andersen's poetry. Pause for a moment of reflection at the Hans Christian Andersen cafe on Nyhavn, where you'll hear anecdotes about the author's love of travel. Along the way, Pernille will share insights into Andersen's friendships within the artistic community and how theater shaped his timeless tales. As the tour concludes near the Bishop Absalon monument, you'll have a deeper appreciation for the places and events that influenced Andersen's creative journey. With Pernille's expert guidance you'll experience Copenhagen through the eyes of one of the world's most beloved storytellers.


Lifetime access to this tour in English VoiceMap app for Android and iOS Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Important Information

  • You need to install the VoiceMap smartphone app.
  • You can download the tour at any time, before or after your booking date. It’s best to download the tour before you set off for the starting point.
  • This tour follows a set route and includes turn-by-turn directions. It works best if you start it in the right place and follow the directions from one location to the next.
  • When the download completes, you’ll see a screen with a photo of the starting point and directions to it. The red start button will become active when you are at the starting point.
  • This tour is only available in English.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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