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Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen

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See the attractions outside Copenhagen. The only tour that not only includes the royal castles but also visits the former capital, Roskilde. You see a lot more than on the other tours. You also get a more personal experience because we operate in small groups of 16 people or less. Knowledgeable and English speaking guide.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people means plenty of personal attention
  • Includes convenient round-trip transportation from your Copenhagen hotel
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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a GREAT tour . We got picked up at our hotel ( Marriott which was also fabulous , a great location right on the water) Margret was our guide and did a fabulous job showing and explaining all the castles and Denmark history....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank msilverfox1954
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking was easy and quick. Pick up at the tour bus stop in front of Tivoli Garden was easy, too. Hamlet Tours had 4 vans on our tour day. Our guide, Svend Erik was exceptionally good. We feel blessed to get him on our grand...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank J M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Benji was fun to be with and knew a lot of the history of Denmark. This is a ideal tour if you are on a citytrip to Copenhagen and want to know more of the danish culture and history. The castles are really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Henrik provided an interesting and informative commentary as we drove to the various sites. Definitely worth it if you’ve only a limited time in Copenhagen.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience with our guide Svend Erik, he spoke amazing english and was extremely knowledgable about everything Denmark. Would recommend to any type of group looking for a great time in Denmark!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank qconvery13
HamletToursCPH, Manager at Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear qconvery13, Thank you for your review and your recommendation - it is much appreciated. I will make sure to pass your kind words on to Svend Erik. Best regards, Sascha Hamlet Tours

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Q1692MBlisal
August 3, 2019|
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Response from OntarioCanuck1 | Reviewed this property |
On tour the stop is short, 1/2 hour, maybe 45 min I would do a half day trip yourself if he is interested it is fascinating
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Truc D
July 9, 2019|
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Response from Rebecca R | Reviewed this property |
If you contact the tour company directly - they will tell you that they will either pick you up at your hotel or where to meet the bus near the government buildings.
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Road49462563729
June 30, 2019|
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Hi there, sorry I just saw your question now. We offer a hotel pickup from most hotels in the city centre with a few exceptions. Put your hotel name in the notes on your booking and we will get right back to you with the... More
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