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Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen

  • Ideal for travelers interested in learning about Danish history 
  • Save time by visiting four sites in one day
  • Guided tours of some of Denmark’s most popular castles and a cathedral
Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen
From US$159.74
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Embark on a royal tour of Scandinavian castles, a cathedral, and the Viking Ship Museum without planning transport or an itinerary. Leave everything to you your guide, allowing you to travel in comfort across the pretty Danish countryside. Ideal for visitors interested in Danish history, this tour provides a great overview of the country’s past from the Viking era through the Renaissance.
What to Expect
Begin your tour at your hotel in central Copenhagen or the designated departure point across from City Hall. Head out of the city with your small group to visit four grand sites.

See Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that fortified the entrance to the Baltic Sea for six centuries. Learn about the castle’s royal history, and how it is tied to Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet.

Visit Frederiksborg Palace, the largest Renaissance castle in Scandinavia.

Move to Roskilde Cathedral, burial spot for numerous Danish kings and queens. Tours between November and March don’t have access to the cathedral interior; visitors will take narrated walk around the structure's exterior instead.

Head back to Copenhagen, passing Danish countryside, for a visit to the Viking Ship Museum. Learn how the Vikings built their ships and ruled the North Atlantic.

Finish the tour at your original departure point.
Reviews (200)

1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile
Well Worth the Day!

We really enjoyed this informative and friendly tour around four key sites - the two castles, Roskilde church and the Viking museum. It’s a long day but so worth learning so much about Danish history while seeing the sites outside of the city. The small...More

3  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Awesome Tour

Peter was our guide and he was very knowledgeable about the history of Denmark! Peter was so kind to drop us off near our dinner place after the tour! Highly recommend this trip to first time visitor to Copenhagen!

1  Thank MLee1601
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Fantastic day!

We took a large group tour of the areas surrounding Copenhagen with our very friendly and informative guide, Peter. We went to the royal church, the Viking Museum, Kronenburg castle over the course of about eight hours, stopping for lunch in the middle of the...More

2  Thank ajm616
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile
Great visit to two UNESCO Heritage Sites

My guide, Robert, was most hospitable and knowledgeable guiding us on the UNESCO Sites. I learnt so much from his detailed explanations about the history/kings of Denmark and the castles.

1  Thank Joon G
Reviewed 19 May 2018
Very well worth the tour out of the City.

Our guides from Hamlet tour were Michelle and Jorgen. They were extremely knowledgeable and personable about Denmark and it's history. They were very professional and humorous. Michelle picked us up from our Hotel at 7:40 a.m. and we were out the entire day on the...More

2  Thank Rits2211
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