Welcoming, harmonious and peaceful, Copenhagen proves that you can be a capital - and a royal one at that - and still conserve a certain art of living. Easy to explore on foot and by bike, with a wealth of museums, castles and palaces, the city of the "Little Mermaid" is even more charming in summer, when the parks and gardens host all manner of festivals, and when just a short train ride away from the lovely beaches of the Danish Riviera.
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