Explore the countryside north of Copenhagen- the setting for Hamlet and home to several royal residences. Your drive through North Zealand takes you along a coastal road dotted with picturesque villages to Kronborg Castle, where Shakespeare based his powerful masterpiece about a Danish prince. You'll enjoy lunch at a lovely inn in North Zealand. On this day-long tour, you'll also visit the magnificent Renaissance Frederiksborg Castle, which houses the Museum of National History.
This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
• Kronborg Castle: See "Elsinore" - the imposing structure renowned in Shakespeare's Hamlet. The castle was built in the late 1500's.
• Fredensborg Palace: This is the queen's official residence, a baroque style palace that opened in 1722.
• Frederiksborg Castle: Discover Danish history through the priceless paintings, porcelain, tapestries and furniture at this picturesque castle.
What To Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection
What To Wear:
• Walking shoes
• Frederiksborg Castle involves walking approximately one-half mile over cobblestone and even surfaces with approximately 55 steps.
• Kronborg Castle involves a walking approximately one-fourth mile over cobblestone surfaces.
• Flash photography is not permitted in either Frederiksborg or Kronborg.
• Tour sequence may vary.