Summary and Info
Copenhagen is Europe's "Cultural Capital". This handbook explores the city's handsome buildings, imposing statues, beautiful waterways, incredible museums, fantastic shopping and restaurants. Outside the city are more easy-to-reach attractions such as Roskilde, Odense, Ribe and Arhus, all of which are discussed in detail. Renouf also covers the nearby Swedish towns of Helsingborg and Malmo. The "Alive" series of guides tell you what's hot, and what's not, with suggestions for daytime activity and night time fun. There are restaurant and hotel profiles in all price ranges, including the best places to stay and eat if you're looking for pampering, adventure, nights in the city or value. The guides focus on the things that make each destination unique. There are details on local celebrations, along with contact numbers for help in trip-planning. "Sunup to Sundown" sections describe daytime activities from sightseeing and shopping to swimming and beachcombing. "After Dark" sections give the low-down on nightlife from mild to wild. An "A-Z" reference at the end provides a comprehensive list of useful contacts, including ATM and bank locations, doctors and medical facilities, tourism offices, religious services and websites.