Copenhagen Kastrup Airport Car Rental
Copenhagen Airport is the main international airport in Denmark and is enlisted among the most modern and efficient airports in the world.
Also known as Kastrup, Copenhagen Airport was inaugurated in the 1920s. After almost 100 years, the airport is among the 20 most important ones in Europe.
Passenger traffic keeps growing year after year, reaching unbelievable numbers. Only in 2018, more than 30 million passengers took off, landed or transited here. Copenhagen Airport is well connected to the main European cities.
Once landed, you can go to the car rental service offices at Copenhagen Airport and pick your rental car up, after having booked it on RentalUp. Generally, the car rental arrangements are very quick, confirming the good reviews about the Danish airport by travellers and employees.
You just have to follow the driving directions to the E20 highway or the Ørestads Boulevard to get to the capital city centre. If traffic conditions are normal, it will take you about 15 minutes to reach the city centre from Copenhagen Airport with your rental car.
Copenhagen: the most interesting attractions
Among the most important tourist attractions in Copenhagen one of the most important is the statue of the Mermaid, with the head towards the open sea. During a walk along the promenade of Copenhagen, if you see a line of people, that is because you are in the nearby of the Mermaid.
The statue dates back to the early XX century, when the owner of the Carlsberg beer industry commissioned the local artist Eriksen to realize a work in honour of the tragic story of the Mermaid. Not everybody knows that Eriksen was inspired not by a model (who refused), but by his wife to get the shape of the statue.
If you choose to spend a weekend characterized by fun in the Danish capital city, Copenhagen offers to its tourists the Tivoli Park, one of the most famous in Europe. This amusement park is ideal for families, groups of young people who love rock music and aged people who love outdoor walks.
If you love the Renaissance buildings, during a short stay in Copenhagen you will have the opportunity to visit the Kronborg castle, reachable in about ten minutes thanks to the car rental service at Copenhagen Airport.
The fortress is famous also because Shakespeare set his masterpiece Hamlet right inside the Kronborg castle. Throughout the twelve months of the year, tourists arrive here every day to enjoy the fascination of the famous Shakespearean character.
Another attraction you cannot miss during a vacation in the Danish land is the Amalienborg Royal Palace, official seat of the royal family. The illustrious building preserves the most ancient flag in the world (Denmark can boast this unusual world record).
When the Queen is inside the palace, the suggestive show of the changing of the guard is represented in Amalienborg square. Generally, the event starts at 11:30 a.m. at Rosenborg castle and ends in front of the entrance of the Royal Palace at 12:00 a.m.
Lastly, it is worth a visit to the Copenhagen Circular Tower, placed at the first position in the ranking of the highest ancient observatories in Europe.
Copenhagen: art and culture
The most important cultural and artistic centre in Copenhagen is the National Museum, that hosts many art lovers, families and children every year.
The most particular peculiarity of the museum is the narration through sounds and lights of the historical facts that traced the past of Denmark. The Copenhagen National Museum houses not only references to the Danish history: for instance, here you can find strands dedicated to South America and Greenland.
Moreover, the museum offers a guide to the tourists who would like to visit the other many attractions of Copenhagen in one day, so that they can rush into 60 minutes the visit to the 10,000 objects of the museum.