Copenhagen - 1 Day Shore Excursion

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Essential Copenhagen / TOUR C3

drive tour with Rosenborg Castle (or Carlsberg Center)

Experience the must-see elements on this comprehensive tour from the tangled Latin Quarter to the historic Rosenborg Castle to immerse yourself in the Medieval Ages that Copenhagen's history is so famous for. If not into Royal regalia, you can visit the Carlsberg Center instead for a chance to try this freshly brewed Danish beer. The star sights of Amalienborg and Christiansborg Palaces also await you on this tour followed by a visit to Vesterbro with its upmarket restaurants and stylish boutiques.

Tour highlights

  • light activity tour | 4 hours of sightseeing time in Copenhagen
  • 4-hour scenic drive tour around Copenhagen
  • choice of 1-hour inside tour of the Rosenborg Castle or a visit to the Carlsberg Center
  • multiple photo stops at your request
  • available as Shared (6 people maximum) or Private (with no size limitation for pre-existing groups)

Price

  • shared tour - US$219 per person
  • private tour - depends on number of guests in your party (see table below)

Day 1 / 4 Hours

9:00
Meeting near your ship
9:00 – 9:20
The Little Mermaid
  • Your day will start with probably the best known attraction of Copenhagen – the beautiful Little Mermaid. This amazing sculpture has been a symbol of Copenhagen for many years
  • After an extensive photo shoot by the Mermaid your engaging tour team will take you past the Kastellet, a star-shaped fortress, and the impressive Gefion Fountain
9:20 – 10:20
Amalienborg, Nyhavn, Christiansborg
  • One of Copenhagen's most cherished buildings - the Amalienborg Palace - is the winter residence of the Danish Royal Family. You will see its unusual octagonal square and the statue of the King Frederik V in its center
  • Not to be missed is the majestic Frederik’s Church, also known as the Marble Church, the beautiful dome of which is the largest in all of Scandinavia
  • Next you will be visiting Kings New Square and Nyhavn Canal. Nyhavn is famous for the colorful facades of the buildings situated on the both sides of the canal. Once a noisy port with a bad reputation, today this trendy area attracts visitors with many quality restaurants and canal tours
  • From the Nyhavn you will proceed to the Christiansborg Palace, the House of the Danish Parliament, to hear engaging stories about the building as your tour guide will walk you around the palace and to the inner courtyard
10:20 – 11:00
Christianshavn & Vesterbro
  • Your vehicle will soon be crossing the Inner Harbour located on the Island of Amager. The Church of Your Savior is the main attraction of this area, whose golden spire is visible from most parts of the city
  • You will then proceed to Vesterbro, passing by the famous amusement park of the Tivoli Gardens. Formerly a working-class and infamous red-light district, nowadays Vesterbro is one of the most fashionable areas in Copenhagen, with many quality restaurants, art galleries and clubs
11:00 – 11:45
City Hall Square & the Latin Quarter
  • Your sightseeing tour will continue to the heart of Copenhagen, the City Hall Square, where you will see the City Hall and the monument to Hans Christian Andersen
  • Once in the Latin Quarter, the center of Latin studies since the Medieval Ages, you will visit the majestic Church of Our Lady, to be followed by the old stately building of the University of Copenhagen that was founded in 1479
  • Following winding cobblestone streets of the Latin Quarter you will proceed to the mysterious building of the Round Tower. You will go up the Tower by its staircase without the stairs, which will lead you right to the top to get one of the best views over Copenhagen
11:45 – 13:00
Rosenborg Castle tour
  • Featuring 400 years of royal splendour, the Rosenborg Castle offers a superb display of the Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia, many art treasures and gorgeous furniture that will take you several centuries back in time. During this private only-for-you tour you will hear many stories of the Danish Royal Family and visit their private quarters
13:00
Return to Ship by Taxi or Stay in the city
Following your guided tour of Copenhagen you will have a choice:
  • to extend your stay in this vibrant city on your own (your tour guide will provide you ample instructions on how to get back to your ship by taxi on your own), or
  • have your guide escort you back to the ship by taxi (so as to finish your 4-hour tour by your ship)

price

GET 5% DISCOUNT ON RATES BELOW IF YOU ALSO BOOK ANY ST. PETERSBURG TOUR WITH US
Persons
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
12
12+
Max group size
Private Tour (US$)
$529
$369
$289
$249
$219
$189
$169
$139
$125
No limit
Shared Tour
US$219 per person for select cruise ships
6 persons
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