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Mads Kristian M.

København S, Denmark

A former historyteacher in early 2014 I found my calling: Presenting the strange history and wonderful sights of my beloved Copenhagen.

Since then I have guided countless tourists, schoolchildren and others around the city.

You will not find me endlessly pointing at buildings and rambling years and dates (although I do point and ramble a little bit). I like to find the hidden gems in alleys and backyards and the stories hidden behind the facades.
A guided tour should be an experience, a story that resonates with the audience - and Copenhagen is packed with stories like that.

Many of my tours revolve around a theme: a famous Copenhagener like Hans Christian Andersen or Soeren Kierkegaard, or a period like the 1600's when our most famous king, Christian IV erected some of the most impressive buildings of the era, or the decades around 1900 when more than 300. 000 danes fled poverty to seek their fortunes across the Atlantic.
These tours are best done by foot or bicycle. Copenhagen is a small city compared to other capitals.

For a broader introduction to the city choose the "Hafnia" tour or contact me so we can design the tour according to your wishes and interests. Again: bikes or feet are great, but so is the citys public transportation. Should you prefer private transportation, I will be happy to arrange it with a professional driver.

For inspiration please check out the suggested tours.

Looking forward to seeing you!

A Recent Review of this guide

Mads did a great job. We had five people in our group with an age range from 11-45 and it was interesting for all of us. He met us at the hotel so we didn't have to figure out the metro, he customized the tour, and we never were rushed. I loved Copenhagen and thought that Mads did a great job. One last thing, he was great with the kids.
Jefferson Johnston

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Qualified schoolteacher with 18 years experience - main subjects: danish, history and social studies.

A seasoned storyteller - "Storyteller of the month" for april 2017 as selected by the "Storytellers in Denmark" Association.


I do not drive or arrange tours by car.

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Family tour of Copenhagen


A kids-friendly walking tour including the major sights, great playgrounds,...

597 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

4 hours

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Alternative bike tour of Copenhagen


Explore the city's lesser known gems of Copenhagen on this 5 hour bike,...

730 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

5 hours

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In the poets footsteps - Hans Christian,...


A walking tour through the life and works of Denmarks greatest author,...

356 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Kierkegaards Copenhagen - the philosophy,...

A walking tour through the life, works and passions of Denmarks greatest,...

276 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

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Copenhagen - the city of mermaids - Private,...

A comprehensive walk or bike-ride through 850 years of history with,...

706 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

5 hours

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Shore excursion Copenhagen - Private,...


Experience the happiest city on earth the way it should be experienced,...

724 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

5 hours

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