A classic guided tour through the harbour and idyllic canals where our guide will tell you about Copenhagen’s beautiful churches, castles, old listed houses, new buildings and main sights. Departure from Gammel Strand and Nyhavn, sights include: Christiansborg Palace - The Church of Holmen – The National Bank - Børsen –The Opera House - Holmen – The Little Mermaid - Amalienborg Palace - Amaliehaven - Christianshavn - Our Saviour’s Church –The Black Diamond – The National Museum of Denmark - Gammel Strand.
A regal roast you’ll revel in! This is where presidents and kings dine with the Queen in the grandiose Great Halls (Riddersalen) - and you can visit too. The majestic hall is adorned with 11 modern stunning tapestries, portraying Danish history, in exquisite colours that will make you go “ooh!” Christiansborg is also the seat of the Danish Parliament.
Enjoy main sights on either a guided theme-tour or mix and match to your heart’s delight on the Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing busses, letting you take your own sweet time to enjoy the delights of Copenhagen.
A spectacular soup of standing and special exhibitions offer choice cuts of design! E.g. Danish design classics like Poul Henningsen, Kaare Klint and Arne Jacobsen, international iconic designs, posters, prints, drawings, classic and contemporary design, and historical collections of European and Asian decorative arts & ceramics.
A Shakespearean basket of delicatessen! A 40-minutes trainride takes you to the home of Hamlet in Elsinore (Helsingør), where you can recite the words of Shakespeare as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kronborg Castle, poised right by the Oresound sea, between Denmark and neighbouring Sweden. This majestic castle also hosts the famous Shakespeare Festival each summer.
Enjoy beautiful Copenhagen at your own pace with Open Top Tours Sightseeing and the popular hop-on hop-off bus tour. The tour covers all of the highlights in Copenhagen while allowing you to jump on and off as much as you like.
A lovely, crisp salad, sprinkled with royal jewellery! Rosenborg Castle, home to the priceless Danish Crown Jewels, also boasts the stunning Crown Regalia, and magnificent royal gem stones – all kept in an underground vault. Rosenborg Castle is situated in The Kings Garden (Kongens Have), founded in the 1600's, a leafy oasis with bright and bold flowerbeds, perfect for a rest, or a picnic.
A beautifully prepared pheasant, with all the trimmings! Right by the waterfront, where some ships arrive, you find the home of the beloved Queen Margrethe II, taste royal everyday life: At The Amalienborg Museum you can get up close and personal with royal life: Explore private rooms, the Queen’s dresses, Fabergé gifts - and much more. The Danish royals sometimes sneak out incognito, so look out for anyone looking regal!
A brilliant barbecue of national importance! 100 Warfaring Vikings Heading Your Way! 2013 is a very special year at The National Museum of Denmark, as the world’s largest Viking ship goes on display: The spectacular 37 metres (121 feet) ship carried 100 battle-ready Viking warriors on long and daring voyages! The National Museum also has one of the world’s biggest collections of exhibits from cultures all over the world, and the story of the Danes, from the Ice Age hunters to a hash stall from Freetown Christiania!
A culinary masterpiece of stirring zest! The flavours of Tivoli Gardens are never-ending! Founded in 1843, Tivoli’s diversity is forever evolving: Savour the verdant gardens with lush lawns, amazing history, art, exotic architecture, open air music venues, crazy theme park rides, Michelin Star-studded restaurants, refined ambiance, and all in a fun-loving atmosphere. Simply put, Tivoli is a fairy tale, and a new chapter is written every day.
An ice-cold beer on a summer’s day! Let it be a Carlsberg, probably the world’s most famous beer: Guzzle the exhibitions, horse stables, bar and barbecue, gardens, and architecture, all set in the authentic brewery grounds built in 1847. Dive into the story of brewer J.C. Jacobsen, Carlsberg’s founder, who struggled for years - now, Carlsberg is the world’s fourth largest brewery group. Enjoy a Danish lunch in Bar Jacobsen all year or a delicious barbeque in the courtyard in summertime. 2 beers or soft drinks are included in the entrance ticket.
Den Blå Planet is Northern Europe's largest aquarium, and is located right by the seaside, just 10 minutes from central Copenhagen. When you enter the aquarium, you will feel as if you are being pulled into a giant whirlpool and "drawn" under the surface of the water, into another world. Sound and images introduce the feeling of being submerged under water: Visit a fascinating world.
The museum is located in King Christian IV's impressive arsenal building completed in 1604 and once part of a hidden naval harbour. Today, the museum shows permanent exhibitions about the wars of Denmark since the 1500s as well as temporary exhibitions and highlights from the museum's extensive collections.