Guidebook Updates for Denmark

When we learn of critical changes to the information in our guidebooks on Denmark, we post them here. (Of course, it’s still smart to reconfirm critical transportation and sightseeing details locally.) Armed with a Rick Steves guidebook and these late-breaking updates, you’re set for a great trip!

Ærø

For books printed before June 2018, the following may apply:

  • The Ærø Museum in Ærøskøbing is closed for renovation.
  • Det Lille Hotel in Ærøskøbing has new owners and is now called the Arnfeldt Hotel. The hotel has new contact information: tel. +45 (0)62 52 23 00, ma@arnfeldtgroup.com.

Copenhagen

For books printed before June 2018, the following may apply:

  • Bus #11A is no longer running, and bus #5C (not #5A) connects the station to Nørreport. Pick up the Bus, Train & Metro Guide map at the tourist information office or check www.rejseplanen.dk for options.
  • The two-zone klippekort transit ticket is no longer available, and it is no longer necessary to stamp tickets at yellow boxes; instead passengers should be prepared to show tickets to bus drivers and train personnel.
  • Noma restaurant has reopened in its new location, and no longer accepts phone reservations — but be sure to reserve online (open for lunch and dinner Wed–Sat, northeast of Opera House at Nefshalevej 96).
  • The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek art gallery is now free on Tuesdays (not Sundays), and is open until 22:00 on Thursdays.
  • The Museum of Copenhagen, which has been closed since 2015, is slated to reopen in late 2018 in a new location (Stormgade 18).
  • Sankt Annæ B&B has closed.
  • Café Sommersko has closed.
  • Bastionen & Løven restaurant has closed.
  • Kødbyens Deli has closed.
  • Jensen’s Bøfhus restaurant has closed.
  • Skildpadden restaurant has closed.
  • Andersen Bakery has closed.
  • City Public Hostel has closed.
  • Carlton Hotel has changed its name to 66 Guldsmeden.

For books printed before April 2017, the following may also apply:

  • All Bike Copenhagen with Mike tours must be booked in advance at http://bikecopenhagenwithmike.dk/bookings.
  • The National Museum is no longer free; adult admission is now 75 kr.
  • Cruise-ship passengers arriving at the Oceankaj terminal who wish to take the public bus into town now must first ride bus #27 from the terminal to the Østerport train station, and then transfer to bus #26 for the ride into central Copenhagen.

Jutland

For books printed before June 2018, the following may apply:

Aarhus

  • Jacob's Pita Bar and Jacob's BarBQ have closed.
  • Bus numbers have changed; see www.rejseplanen.dk for updated transit information.
  • The tourist information office is in Dokk1, a library/cultural center at the Aarhus Harbor (generally Mon–Thu 10:00–19:00, Fri until 17:00, Sat–Sun until 16:00); there's also a branch at the bus station (daily 7:00–19:00) and one in the main square in summer. All branches share a telephone number and website (tel. +45 (0)87 31 50 10, www.visitaarhus.com).

Odense

For books printed before June 2018, the following may apply:

  • The Hans Christian Andersen House museum is closed while a new museum is constructed (scheduled to open in 2020). In the meantime, visitors can drop in on a smaller temporary museum at Claus Bergs Gade 11.
  • The Fyrtøjet ("Tinderbox") is closed for renovation until 2020, but you can visit its temporary location in the nearby Møntergården at Overgade 48.