Combine your Easter holiday in Copenhagen with a visit in Christiania. The Freetown which over time has been the subject of discussion and different views has a lot to offer for locals as well as tourists and other visitors. On a visit to the beautiful city in Christiania you can get insight into a different Copenhagen. A Christiania Copenhagen.
But what is Christiania? A 34 hectare area located as the nearest neighbor to Christianshavn and has a lot to offer. A walk around the small paths and roads you will easily be absorbed by the many impressions the Freetown Christiania is known for.
No matter where you go, you will see creative houses in many colors and shapes constructed in various materials. In the area you will feel that its creative people who lives in this part of the capital. It’s of course possible to walk around on your own but if you want to get all the stories about the Freetown it’s a good idea to go on a Christiania Tour. A guided tour that allows you to ask questions and learn more about living in the old military barracks area.
Many locals use the wonderful green areas in the Freetown Christiania when they want to relax away from the crowds and traffic. On the outside of the ramparts you can walk along the water on the long gravel path that goes along backside of the Freetown. If the Easter weather is at its best it might be worth to settle down on a blanket and enjoy the view over the water. Enjoy your Easter holiday in the outdoor and enjoy Christiania Copenhagen.
Driving is only allowed to run errands which give you calmness and a sense of fresh air compared too many other places in the capital.
The famous skater Tom Penny has along with local Copenhagen skaters built the ramp in ALIS Wonderland, a world well-known skatepark established for the people who loves to skate. Wonderland is definitely worth a visit if you like a young, vibrant atmosphere and speed. The park provides Copenhagen hip hop concerts and skateboard competitions.
There are many cafes and restaurants in the Freetown Christiania and you have to consider a visit to Nemoland a late night must be a part of your Easter holiday. There’s a great atmosphere at the bar and the music is good. Keep an eye on the program – because well-know as well as unknown bands stop by once in a while to play free concerts.
Whatever you choose to do in this slightly different part of Copenhagen, you are guaranteed to gain one or even several experiences. And with the statement “U are now entering the EU” at the exit you will be reminded that everyday life continues on the other side – even when it’s Easter!
There’re fortunately good transport opportunities to and from Christiania in Copenhagen. It’s easy to get around with the metro and if you jump of at Christianshavn you’re close to the Freetown and the many experiences and opportunities. It takes no more than 10 minutes to get to and from the main entrance down the street “Prinsessegade”.
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