This half-day tour offers visitors an introduction to the history and monumental landmarks of the Danish capital. Key sights on the narrated drive include the Town Hall Square, Tivoli Gardens, the National Museum, the New Carlsberg Glyptotek museum, Christiansborg Castle (the seat of Parliament), the stock exchange, and the picturesque waterfront area of Amaliehaven, among others. Plus stops for photos at Amalienborg Palace, the Danish royal family's winter residence, and the statue of the Little Mermaid.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 400 yards.
This is the perfect introduction to Copenhagen, the capital city of the kingdom of Denmark since 1417. This tour includes a narrated city drive through some of the main highlights in Copenhagen as well as photo opportunities of the Little Mermaid and Amalienborg Palace.
Sights seen from the coach include: Town Hall Square, Tivoli Gardens, New Carlsberg Glyptoteque, National Museum, Christiansborg Castle, Stock Exchange Borsen, Amalienborg Palace, and Amaliehaven.
Photo opportunities: Stop for a photo of the original location of the famous Little Mermaid as well as the Amalienborg Palace.
Copenhagen has been the capital city of the kingdom of Denmark since 1417. It is a city in which the modern developments of the 20th century, far from spoiling the atmosphere of history and old world charm, have been blended with the older buildings and monuments to form a thriving and harmonious environment.
On this tour, you will pass the main highlights within Copenhagen which include Town Hall Square; Tivoli Gardens; the New Carlsberg Glyptoteque; the National Museum; the Christiansborg Castle, home of the Danish parliament; the old Stock Exchange Borsen; the residence of the Royal Family, Amalienborg Palace; and the beautiful park, Amaliehaven, at the seafront.
You’ll also stop for photo opportunities at the original location of the famous Little Mermaid, the diminutive statue which has become the world famous symbol of Copenhagen, as well as at Amalienborg Palace before returning to the starting point.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port.
-Camera and cash for shopping.
-Sun protection including sunglasses, and a hat as well as a rain coat as a precaution.
What to Wear:
-Comfortable closed toe walking shoes are strongly recommended.
-Guests must be able to walk approximately 400 yards over even and cobblestone surfaces with approximately 2-3 steps.
-The order of the tour may be reversed or altered depending on traffic or local conditions.