Tours and Attractions in Denmark
Thorvaldsen's Museum houses the art work of Denmark's most famous artist - Bertel Thorvaldsen. You will also pass the National Museum, Denmark's largest museum of cultural history.
Pass by Christiansborgs' Palace, now home to the Danish Parliament, the Supreme Court and the State Rooms. The Palace is located on a small island and is separated from the city center by a moat-like canal.
Not to forget The Little Mermaid inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale. The Little Mermaid is the most popular tourist attraction in Denmark and is one of the most photographed statues in the world.
Join the Grand Tour of Copenhagen and view all the major sights of the Danish Capital by motor coach. You will pass by the Tivoli Gardens and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.
Drive through the colorful canal district where your local guide will point out the major sites including the National Museum to Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament.
Continue on to the old Stock Exchange and across Kongens Nytorv, where you will be able to see the Royal Theater, world-famous for its Royal Ballet. This is followed by a drive past the vibrant harbor district of Nyhavn to Amalienborg Palace, winter residence of the Royal Family. Here you will have the opportunity to see the Changing of the Guard.
Next you will visit the Gefion Fountain and the Little Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale. Last but not least, pay a visit to one of the many magnificent churches in Copenhagen and pass Rosenborg Castle, where the crown jewels are protected by the Royal Guard.
Enjoy the best of Copenhagen by coach and boat on this tour of the city and harbor. Some of the city sights are best enjoyed from the sea, so take this opportunity to admire many wonderful towers and famous palaces. There are great photo opportunities including stops at the Royal Palace and the Little Mermaid.
Your tour starts by coach, first passing the Tivoli Gardens, New Carlsberg Glyptotek (art museum) and the magnificent Gefion Fountain and Kongens Nytorv.
At the old Fish Market, a pre-booked canal boat is waiting to take you on a cruise through the bustling harbour of Copenhagen.
As you glide through the bustling harbor, pass many of the wonderful towers and famous palaces in Copenhagen - not forgetting of course The Little Mermaid. Continue through the picturesque canals of Christianshavn and Frederiksholm, where historical buildings are to be enjoyed side by side with the newest in architecture.
Some sights of the capital are best enjoyed from the sea, so remember your camera or video and you will have a good opportunity for an everlasting memory.
Your tour concludes in the very heart of Copenhagen at Gammel Strand, which is only a few minutes walk from Stroget, the main shopping street in the city.
Find out why they call it "wonderful Copenhagen" on a Hop-on Hop-off tour of Denmark's vibrant and graceful Capital. You'll get a bird's eye view of Copenhagen's swirling towers and turrets, not forgetting the Little Mermaid to whom sailors appealed for forgiveness of their sins while they were in port.
There are three routes available and each route takes approximately 1 hour. The bus departs regularly from each stop and your ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use.
You may choose the Mermaid Tour or the Carlsberg Tour individually or book the Combination ticket which will combine all three routes and is valid for 2 days.
Make the most of your time in Denmark's capital and take advantage of free and discounted transport and admission as you explore the numerous museums and attractions the city has to offer.
The Copenhagen Card includes:
Free transport by train, bus and Metro, including to and from the airport
Choose between a 24 hour or a 72 hour Copenhagen Card and for a full listing on free inclusions, please see below itinerary
Visit Copenhagen's castles made famous by Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. You will be enchanted by the tales of Shakespeare as you escape to the intriguing Elsinore Castle. Bring along your camera for the photostop at Fredensborg - the Queens Summer Residence.
Enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the Danish Riviera on your return journey to magnificent Copenhagen. This is a magical day out.
Travel up to Hillerod and Frederiksborg Castle. Enjoy a photostop at Fredensborg - the Queens Summer Residence.
Continue on to Elsinore Castle, where you will see the outer walls and the towers of Kronburg Castle, the historic place where Hamlet talked to a ghost.
You will see the beautiful town of Helsingor, with buildings dating back to the 1700's and afterwards travel back to Copenhagen via the Danish Riviera, so you can see how rich Denmark's top people really are.
If you love castles, Denmark has almost as many fairy tale castles as it does fairy tales! Visit the picturesque region of North Zealand just outside Copenhagen where you will see Kronborg Castle made famous as the setting of Shakepspeare's Hamlet as well as the magnificent Fredensborg Palace and Frederiksborg Castle.
Leave Copenhagen behind as you head north through magnificent Danish countryside and coastline towards Elsinore and Kronborg Castle. Chosen as the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet, this magnificent renaissance castle is on the UNESCO world heritage list.
After lunch (own expense), your tour continues towards Fredensborg, where the Queen's summer residence of Fredensborg Palace is attractively located in the middle of a lovely park, bordering the idyllic Esrum Lake.
The next highlight on your tour is Frederiksborg Castle, built by King Christian IV in 1601 - 1625. This pearl of history, built in magnificent Renaissance style with a touch of baroque, is now a national historical museum, containing treasures of painting, tapestry, porcelain, silver and furniture.