Biking in Copenhagen

Foto:Martin Heiberg&Astrid Maria Rasmussen

Copenhagen is best explored on two wheels. It is the best bike city in the world after all. We'll tell you everything you need to know about why Copenhagen is such a great city for biking, bike routes, where to rent a bike, biking rules and much, much more.

And of course, in 2022 Copenhagen will be hosting the Tour de France Grand Départ. You will not only be able to experience the biggest of the Grand Tours in Copenhagen, but you will also be able to ride the route yourself.

Let's saddle up!

The practicalities

Getting on a bike in Copenhagen for the first time can seem a bit scary for some. But do not fear! The best advice is to avoid the bigger streets during early morning and late afternoon rush-hour when all of the locals are rushing to and from work and school. With this guide on where to rent a bike and an article that'll teach you all you need to know before getting in the saddle, you'll be more than good to go. 

A bike city

Every day, 49% of Copenhageners commute to work or studies on a bike. Biking is simply the logical choice and an integral part of every kid's upbringing. If you want to know why that is, this article is for you. 

Cyclists crossing a bike bridge

Copenhagen's bike culture

Foto: Thomas Rousing