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Life of H.C. Andersen - Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of the famous writer Hans Christian Andersen in Copenhagen and learn about his life.

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  • Discover H.C. Andersen's long life journey from poverty to fame
  • Dive into the history of Denmark and Copenhagen in the 19th century
  • Learn about the hard life conditions in the capital at Andersen's time


'To travel is to live' - Hans Christian Andersen, 1855. Embark on an immersive audio walk retracing the steps of the renowned Danish writer, H.C. Andersen. Experience his humble beginnings in Copenhagen, and his ascent to global acclaim as a cherished author. Traverse 19th-century Copenhagen, unveiling tales from Andersen's life at every turn. Was H.C. Andersen's life truly akin to the enchanting fairy tales he penned? As you delve into this audio walk, you'll be confronted with the contrasts and parallels between his real-life experiences and the magical worlds he created – many of them with inspiration from the streets of this old city. You can do the tour at your own pace and when it suits you, without relying on a tour group, or a specific time schedule. Are you ready to discover the life of H.C. Andersen?


Self-guided audio walk following in the footsteps of the famous writer Hans Christian Andersen in Copenhagen The StoryHunt app uses your location to guide you between stories The tour starts next to the City Hall and follows a predefined route between 13 stories When you are close to a story you can unlock it to reveal its content This is an audio tour so bring your headphones The tour is 3,9 km long and it takes approx. 3 hours to walk

Important Information

  • This tour is self-guided
  • This tour can be taken whenever you want to
  • Please note that it is not possible to acces the inner courtyard at stop 3 on Saturdays and Sundays.

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