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Social Programme

The social programme for IFBLS 2021 is part of the preliminary program and includes the famous "Rådhuspandekager" / Town Hall Pancakes at Copenhagen City Hall and conference dinner at the National Museum - and much more.

For touring Copenhagen you should take a look at the homepage of Visit Copenhagen.

Copenhagen provides a vibrant and exciting backdrop to the IFBLS 2021 meeting. It is an ideal congress city, known to be a safe, eco-friendly and cosy capital city. It has extensive green areas and has just been named best city in the world for swimming.

The distance from the congress venue, Bella Center Copenhagen, to the city centre is only a few minutes away by metro.

With a history that dates back to 1043 Copenhagen is full of historic landmarks, significant buildings and interesting sights. After an intense day at the conference you can take the opportunity to get further inspired by award winning new Nordic cuisine, the impressive mixture of historic and contemporary Danish design and architecture. Be sure to visit Amalienborg Palace – home to the royal family, do a guided canal tour on the harbour, take a swim in the habour baths, or walk down the shopping street Strøget.

Also not to be missed is the famous and amazing Tivoli amusement park and, off course, the Little Mermaid.

Copenhagen airport is easily accessible from all major European cities. The metro, which is located just above the terminal, will take the participants from to central Copenhagen in just 13 minutes. Copenhagen offers a broad range of possible venues for social events.


Take a dip in the harbour

Sluseholmen Harbour Bath

3,4 kilometer by bike from Bella Center

Ben Websters Vej 69
2450 København SV

Harbour bath Sluseholmen is a small but beautifully designed area with swimming facilities in the southern part of Copenhagen’s harbour.

The bath consists of a protective lagoon like  area for swimmers, divers and children with four pools: a children's pool, a youth pool and two pools for exercise and diving. Lifeguards overview the facilities. Admission is free.

Read more about Sluseholmen Harbour Bath: www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/planning/sluseholmen-harbour-bath-gdk713181

Read more about baths and beaches: https://www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/activities/baths-and-beaches


Biking in Copenhagen

Rental bikes from Donkey Republic are available just outside Bella Center.

Copenhagen is best explored on two wheels and we're here to help you do just that by guiding you to some of the best bike rentals, bike routes and other sorts of inspiration for your bike ride in Copenhagen. And maybe even beyond the city limits if you're adventureous.  

Read more about: Bike rental from Donkey Republic: https://www.donkey.bike/cities/bike-rental-copenhagen/

Read more biking in Copenhagen: https://www.visitcopenhagen.com/biking



Copenhagen Running Guide

Copenhagen is a great city for running! Plenty of running routes, that will take you past historic sites and let you enjoy the scenery. We have parks, lakes, forests and seaside, so there’s no excuse to let the running shoes stay at home!

Try for example the Amager Fælled or Kalvebod Fælled which both runs close to Bella Center.

Read more about the routes and running in Copenhagen: www.copenhagencityguide.com/running-guide/

Visit A City app

If you want to explore Copenhagen, IFBLS 2021 recommends you to download the app Visit A City. 

Visit A City features:

  • See best things to do in Copenhagen
  • Up-to-date opening hours
  • More "Nearby" information
  • Purchase Tours & Tickets 
  • Maps are available offline

Planning your visit should be simplewith Visit A City App. It’s free and it works offline.

Get it at App Store (iPhone): https://apps.apple.com/us/app/visit-a-city-offline-guides/id985996026

Get it at Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.visitacity.visitacityapp&hl=da&gl=US