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Baltic cruise in May 2022. Pre-cruise in Copenhagen.


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On 2/19/2021 at 10:36 AM, hallasm said:

No chances in May
At no time is it possible to see the northern lights in Copenhagen.  You have to go much further north - within the Arctic Circle.  
Northern Norway and Iceland are good opportunities, but it is too bright at night in May.

Actually you don't necessarily need to go as far north as Arctic Circle, occasionally (few times per year) there can be sufficiently strong magnetic distruptions that you can see this phenomenon also in the latitudes where eg. Helsinki lies. But obviously going further north increases the chances. And regardless where you attempt to see polar lights you will need clear and dark skies to actually see them. And in northern latitudes in May (and summer months) the latter requirement will obviously fail.

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2 hours ago, mpdog42 said:

How much is a cab to the pier if you are staying in Nyhavn?

the price will be approximately DKK 165 depending on the day of the week and time.  All prices in Denmark include service fee (tip) and VAT.

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19 hours ago, hallasm said:

the price will be approximately DKK 165 depending on the day of the week and time.  All prices in Denmark include service fee (tip) and VAT.

Not as bad as i feared.....I heard that Airport to the Nyhavn can get expensive by cab...Thanks for the help!!

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3 hours ago, mpdog42 said:

..I heard that Airport to the Nyhavn can get expensive by cab..

Please note that price is  based on day of week and time - also depend on taxi company.

The price from airport to hotel is approximately DKK 200.

My calculations are weekday - more expensive weekend and evening.

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14 hours ago, hallasm said:

Please note that price is  based on day of week and time - also depend on taxi company.

The price from airport to hotel is approximately DKK 200.

My calculations are weekday - more expensive weekend and evening.

Yeah... Thanks, Are you looking at any of the Voyager sailing in 2022 out of Copenhagan?

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9 hours ago, mpdog42 said:

Yeah... Thanks, Are you looking at any of the Voyager sailing in 2022 out of Copenhagan?

No - I’ll just generally answering the  price on taxi from Airport to hotel Ann to the pier.

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20 hours ago, hallasm said:

No - I’ll just generally answering the  price on taxi from Airport to hotel Ann to the pier.

Too Bad!! Owe you a beer for all the help

Thanks

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2 hours ago, mpdog42 said:

Owe you a beer for all the help

I'm happy to help.  I myself have received a lot of inspiration and good help through CC when I have planned my cruises in ‘foreign areas’

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On 2/26/2021 at 1:36 AM, hallasm said:

I'm happy to help.  I myself have received a lot of inspiration and good help through CC when I have planned my cruises in ‘foreign areas’

Cool thanks!

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Any particular location or hotel that we should look at if mobility is limited?  Husband can't walk long distances any more, so probably Tivoli Gardens is out.  We'll be there -re-cruise, hopefully, in July 2022.  The idea of the breweries is interesting to us!

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On 1/3/2021 at 4:39 AM, hallasm said:

For a beer lover, you have come to the right place.  Copenhagen is full of breweries, including lots of independent microbreweries that have entered the scene in recent years. This is a list with the most popularitet Beer breweries and bars. a kind of ranking, but tastes are different:

Mikkeller & Friends, Stefansgade 35, 2200 Copenhagen

Taphouse, Lavendelstræde 15, 1462 Copenhagen 

Brus, Guldbergsgade 29 F, 2200 Copenhagen

Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade 8 B-C, 1655 Copenhagen 

Fermentoren, Halmtorvet 29 C, 1700 Copenhagen

Koelschip, ‪Stefansgade 35, 2200 Copenhagen‬

Nørrebro Bryghus, Ryesgade 3, 220 Copenhagen

Vesterbro Bryghus, Vesterbrogade 2B, 1620 Copenhagen
 

 

Missing from your list is the Mikeller - Indiana based Three Floyd's partnership Warpigs BrewPub.  Stopped in on my trip in 2017 and was astounded to see a collab on the board with a local to me brewery in the Pittsburgh area called Voodoo.  The entry was a porter called Baron Zombie. 🧟‍♂️  

 

Can't speak to the food as the kitchen had closed already when we arrived after an evening in Tivoli Gardens, but, the vibe and the beer was nice 👌 

 

Going to keep your list as a reference for my September 2022 pre-cruise trip on Voyager.

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Hi everyone I’m a solo traveler going to Copenhagen in Sept 2021🤞🏼 Any suggestions on nice hotel in great area near sites? Thank you MariaBella 

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1 hour ago, cabincop said:

Hi everyone I’m a solo traveler going to Copenhagen in Sept 2021🤞🏼 Any suggestions on nice hotel in great area near sites? Thank you MariaBella 

I was there alone in July 2019. I stayed at Hotel Bethel which is right on Nyhavn. It is a short walk from the metro station (to get from the airport) and it is quite central for everything. It had a great breakfast.

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