Copenhagen Classic Break

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Highlights of the wonderful Danish capital
4 days
May - Sep
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Copenhagen is one of the best small cities in the world. With a history that dates back to 1043, the city is full of cultural landmarks, beautiful and significant buildings, charming waterways, interesting sights and museums. Walk down the shopping street Strøget, visit the Nyhavn area of lively bars and restaurants and sample some of the famous new Nordic Cuisine! Your tour arrangements include accommodation, guided city sightseeing by coach and boat, and a guided excursion to the historic Frederiksborg and Kronborg Castles.

Day 1 Copenhagen: Arrival
Upon arrival, make your own way to your hotel. Time at leisure.Copenhagen, the capital city of the kingdom of Denmark since 1417, is one of Europe's most ancient capitals, with a royal touch - the monarchy in Denmark is the oldest in the world. Copenhagen is a place where old fairytales blend with innovative new architecture and world class design. It is also considered one of the world's most environmentally friendly cities and one of the best places to cycle. Most of the city's attractions can be reached on foot or bike, offering the opportunity to experience a lot of things in a short time. 3 nights in Copenhagen at Hotel Alexandra or similar.

Day 2 Copenhagen: City Sightseeing By Coach and Boat
Today enjoy a 3 hour combination sightseeing tour by coach and canal boat. Pass many of the city’s statues and landmarks such as the Tivoli Gardens, Christiansborg Palace and the Round Tower. Arrive at the Little Mermaid for a photo stop, before reaching the Royal Residence of Amalienborg Palace and the Changing of the Guards Ceremony. Then board your vessel for a canal tour around the harbour and idyllic waterways, past beautiful churches, castles, listed houses and modern architecture, including the Opera House,  Black Diamond, old Stock Exchange, Our Saviour’s Church and more.

Day 3 Copenhagen Frederiksborg and Kronborg Castles
Today’s 6.5 hour guided tour visits the fabulous Frederiksborg and Kronborg Castles, with a photo stop along the way at Fredensborg Castle. This is a great way to see the countryside to the north of the city as you travel through the Danish Riviera, with views across the Øresund Strait to the coast of Sweden. The first stop is Hillerød and magnificent Frederiksborg Castle, including the Chapel of Orders, Knight’s Hall and the National History Museum’s Royal Art Collection. Continue to the Royal summer residence, Fredensborg Castle, for a brief photo stop. Our next stop is at Helsingør (Elsinore) to visit impressive Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. It was built between 1574 and 1585 to protect Danish interests and to collect tolls from ships passing through the narrow strait. Then we return to the city.

Day 4 Copenhagen Departure
Your arrangements conclude today after breakfast.

Departures: daily 04 May - 14 September*

Includes:  3 nights accommodation in standard rooms at mentioned hotel or similar centrally located 3 star hotel* with daily breakfast, guided city sightseeing 3 hours, guided Frederiksborg and Kronborg Castles excursion 6.5 hours.

*if you are travelling outside of these dates you can still do this tour but with privately guided excursions only - please ask us for details. 

Add additional nights and additional guided excursions:

Culinary Experience Tour 3.5hrs 
Centered mainly around the New Market halls, this great tour is all about the recent rise of Nordic cuisine and indulging in some Danish gastronomic delights- an ideal way to enjoy time in this wonderful city!  Tastings include organic cheeses, apple wine, a Bornholmer plate (mustard, crackers, juice, various lollies), smoked ham or beef, craft beer/juice, bonbons, chocolate treats (flødebolle) and seasonal spices and herbs. (Please note this tour does not operate on Sundays).

Footsteps of the Vikings Tour 5.5hrs                                                                                                                      Discover the Danish history when we visit the Viking Ship Museum, the Roskilde Cathedral and Lejre Museum. At the Viking Ship Museum you will see original Viking ships, which was used to travel to faraway places for war and trade. At the UNESCO listed Roskilde Cathedral you will hear stories about the Viking kings Harald Bluetooth and Sweyn Forkbeard. We also visit Lejre Museum, located in the national park Skjoldungernes Land, where you will taste the Viking drink mead. We will also explore one of the best kept burial chambers from around 3000 BC.

Magnificent Malmo Tour 6hrs                                                                                                                                  Join our deluxe tour to our Swedish neighbours and discover of two countries in one day! Since the building of the spectacular ‘Øresund’ Bridge, connecting Denmark to Sweden, the city of Malmö has become one of the most popular destinations to the inhabitants and visitors of the Copenhagen area. You will find a wealth of cultural attractions, including the museum of contemporary and modern art. Upon arrival in Malmö our local guide will give you information about some of the attractions to see and places to visit. Afterwards you have time to explore the city on your own, and a beautiful boat tour through canals and under bridges.

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1043.00
Single AUD$ 1498.00

Includes:  3 nights accommodation in centrally located 3 star hotel with daily breakfast, guided city sightseeing 3 hours, guided Frederiksborg and Kronborg Castles excursion 6.5 hours.

Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel.

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