Ideas for your free time

COPENHAGEN

Free: 

Window-shop in Illums Bolighus and wander the Stroget

Bike rental (with the code I’ll give you)

Ride to the Little Mermaid statue (and surrounding park)

Ny Carlsberg Glyptoteket (free only on Tuesdays)

Find the sidewalk trampolines

Wander the meatpacking district

People-watching in any park or town square

Botanical Gardens

And more!

 

Not free:

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art with seaside sculpture garden

Boat rental

Go see a pro football (soccer) match

The best cinnamon bun (practically free on Weds)

Strawberry tarts

Torvehallerne food market (with the best tacos)

Cheap stuff at Flying Tiger

City views from the Round Tower or from this church

 

STOCKHOLM

Free:

Hornstull Market 

Hötorget Square’s daily outdoor market (with the Hötorgshallen food market nearby)

World’s largest art museum (a.k.a., the subway!)

Use the bathroom in the Grand Hotel

City library (especially for architecture buffs)

City viewpoints

Free walking tours

Other ideas

And still more

 

Not free:

Gamla Stan ghost walk – worth the $$

Icebar (book online ahead of time)

Vasa Museum (almost-intact 17th century ship)

Grona Lund (amusement park)

Skansen (world’s largest outdoor museum)

Abba Museum

Bike rental (ride around Djurgarden)

Fotografiska (photography museum with lovely fika spot)

Artipelag – seaside art museum

Have a drink/snack on a boat

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