Life of H.C. Andersen

Follow in the footsteps of the famous writer Hans Christian Andersen in Copenhagen and learn about his life.

The StoryHunt app uses your location to guide you between 13 stories.
The tour takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Listen to narrated stories about where you are – also available as text.
The experience lasts 3h. Go at your own pace and whenever you want.
The tour lasts for as long as you want to with 13 stories to unlock.

Test your knowledge and quiz along the way – fun with groups!

About this tour

"To travel is to live" - Hans Christian Andersen, 1855. Embark on an immersive audio walk retracing the steps of the renowned Danish writer, H.C. Andersen. Experience his humble beginnings in Copenhagen, and his ascent to global acclaim as a cherished author. Traverse 19th-century Copenhagen, unveiling tales from Andersen's life at every turn. So, are you ready to discover the life of H.C. Andersen? This tour also gives you 10% discount on the entrance to the "Hans Christian Andersen Experience" in Copenhagen. Just show your purchased tour to the staff. You can do the tour at your own pace and when it suits you, without relying on a tour group, or a specific time schedule. Please note that it is not possible to access the inner courtyard at stop 3 on Saturdays and Sundays.

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  • 🎧 Self-guided audio tour
  • 🤩 Life-time access to the stories
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Available languages:
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Reviews from StoryHunters

The tour was good. the map to follow wasn't great but the information was brilliant.
February 24, 2024

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Know before you go

Where does the tour start?

The tour starts at H.C. Andersens Boulevard 21a and follows a route between 13 stories in Copenhagen.

Where does the tour start?

This is a Story Collection with no order. This means that you can start the tour from any of the 13 stories in Copenhagen.

How long is the tour?

The tour takes approximately 3h depending on how many breaks you take.

How long is the tour?

You decide how many of the 13 stories you wish to unlock – do them all in one take or just pick the best ones.

Can I bring friends?

Yes. If your friends want to listen on their own device they will need their own ticket.

Can I bring friends?

Yes. You can bring as many friends as you want! The tour is 100 % free for all.  

Can I give the tour as a gift?

Yes. Once you have purchased the tour you will receive instructions on how to gift the tour.  

When can I take the tour?

You can take the whenever you want to. Once you have purchased the tour, it's yours forever.

Will there be a tour guide?

No. This tour is self-guided so there is no physical tour guide. Instead you can explore at your own pace with the StoryHunt app.

Can I take the tour again?

Yes. When you purchase a tour, you get life-time access and can take it as many times as you want to.

Do I need an app?

Yes. The tour is experienced through the StoryHunt app. Download instructions will be provided after purchase.

Do I need internet access?

Yes. You need continuous access to the internet to experience the tour. It cannot be downloaded beforehand.

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