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Copenhagen, Arhus and Odense
5 days
All year
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This tour takes you by train from Copenhagen across the heart of Denmark to the towns of Arhus and Odense, the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson, the famous author, poet and teller of immortal fairytales.

Day 1 Copenhagen Arrival
On arrival, make your own way to your hotel and day at leisure. The capital is full of attractions, most of them located within walking distance in the city centre. We recommend a visit to the Tivoli Gardens, the Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace (Danish Parliament), the Gefion Fountain, the old harbour ‘Nyhavn’, the Little Mermaid, the Round Tower, the museum of Carlsberg or one of the many other museums of art, culture, history and design. Also enjoy the pedestrian shopping streets of Strøget and it's surroundings. Overnight at Comfort Hotel Vesterbro or similar including breakfast.

Day 2 Copenhagen - Arhus
Breakfast at the hotel then make your own way to Copenhagen Central Station for the train to Arhus. Enjoy the view as the train moves westward through farming countryside and small villages, some of which were founded by Vikings more than a thousand years ago. Arrival in Århus, the second largest city of Denmark and also known as the City of the Smile. On arrival in Arhus, On arrival, make your own way to your hotel. The remainder of the day is spent exploring this beautiful, small city. Overnight at First Hotel Atlantic or similar.

Day 3  Århus Day at Leisure
Breakfast at the hotel. We recommend a visit to the Old City (Den Gamle By), a visit to the cathedral, the museum of Danish Pre-history, Moesgaard and Marselisborg Castle, the holiday residence of the Royal Family. When the Royal Family is not in residence there is free admission to the palace park for the public from morning to evening. Overnight at First Hotel Atlantic or similar including breakfast.

Day 4 Århus-Odense 
After breakfast at the hotel, make your own way back to the railway station to continue by train to Odense, Denmark’s third largest city and Hans Christian Andersen’s home town. Arrive at the station and make your own way to your hotel. We recommend a visit to Hans Christian Andersen’s home- the humble house, where he  was born in 1805, has been turned into a museum dedicated to the world famous fairy tale writer. Overnight at First Hotel Grand or similar including breakfast.

Day 5  Odense-Copenhagen 
Breakfast at the hotel. Time for a last look around Odense, before making your own way to the station and catching the afternoon train back to Copenhagen. Your tour arrangements end with your arrival back at the Copenhagen central railway station.

Departures: daily all year

Includes:  4 nights’ accommodation including breakfast in centrally located hotels; Train 2nd class: Copenhagen-Århus, Århus-Odense, Odense-Copenhagen including seat reservations.

Extra nights can be added at any destination along the way - please enquire. 

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1130.00
Single AUD$ 1637.00

Includes:  4 nights’ accommodation including breakfast in centrally located hotels; Train 2nd class: Copenhagen-Århus, Århus-Odense, Odense-Copenhagen including seat reservations. Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel.

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