Our Short Tour in Copenhagen is a 5 day semi escorted tour of Denmark’s capital. A group of maximum 28 people will tour highlights such as Roskilde Cathedral, The Land of Legends, Karen Blixen Museum, Kronborg Castle and Krogerup Organic Farm.
2020 Departures: Jul 1, 9, 17, 29
Visit: Copenhagen, Roskilde, Lejre, Rungsted, Humlebaek, Helsingor and back to Copenhagen
Day 1: ARRIVE COPENHAGEN (D)
Arrive to Copenhagen at own arrangement. At 19:00 meet with Wedo Nordic Robinson representative in the hotel lobby for a welcome dinner at local restaurant. During the dinner you will get general introduction to the following days program and also to your fellow travellers. Accommodation at the unique Phoenix Hotel, located close to the Amalienborg Palace, the old Nyhavn harbour and the pedestrian streets.
Day 2: COPENHAGEN (B, L)
After buffet breakfast at the hotel, meet with local guide at 09:00 and start a full day tour of the Danish capital. The day starts with a 2 hours walking tour of Old Copenhagen which will take you by the Royal
Palaces of Amalienborg Palace, the Nyhavn Canal and Christiansborg Palace as well as the old Medieval city centre. Your lunch today will be a 2 hours amazing food tour where you will sample local classics and delicacies. After lunch we proceed by coach to see New Copenhagen with modern architecture design, pass Tivoli and inner harbour. We will stop at Amager Bakke (Copenhill) to see the innovative and newest
city leisure and outdoor activities such as artificial ski slope and hiking areas. We carry on to Ørestad which is the newest residential area in Copenhagen where we will see some of the areas iconic building design
by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) such as the Mountain, the VM Houses, the 8 House. Return to the hotel late afternoon and enjoy the evening on your own. Accommodation at Phoenix Hotel.
Day 3: COPENHAGEN – ROSKILDE – LEJRE – COPENHAGEN (B, L)
Start your day with buffet breakfast at the hotel before meeting with local guide at 09:00. Leave by coach and start driving westward from Copenhagen, through farming countryside and small villages towards
Roskilde, which until 1417 was the capital of Denmark. Here you visit the imposing Roskilde Cathedral with its splendid twin towers. The cathedral was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 and has
served as the burial place for the Danish monarchs for more than 5 centuries with Viking kings such as Harold Bluetooth being buried here. Enjoy a Nordic lunch at local restaurants in Roskilde.
In the afternoon we will visit the Land of Legends, an open air museum dedicated to Denmark’s prehistoric past where many Danes will spend their summers living like their ancestors in the Iron and Viking Age. On our way there, we will make a brief stop at the burial mound called Øm Jættestue for an inside visit – we will provide candles to light up the mound! Return to hotel late afternoon and enjoy the evening on your own. Accommodation at Phoenix Hotel.
Day 4: COPENHAGEN – RUNGSTED – HUMLEBÆK – HELSINGØR – COPENHAGEN (B, L)
After buffet breakfast at the hotel, meet with local guide and coach at 09:00 and depart towards the magnificent Kronborg Castle passing the alluring coastline nicknamed the Danish Riviera with its stunning
landscape and luxury villas. Our first stop is the Karen Blixen Museum for a visit to the famous writer’s private home and her grave in the park. Proceed to Krogerup Organic Farm to visit the organic farm shop and
walk along the communal fields where locals volunteer in exchange for vegetable and fruit. We then continue up the coast to Elsinore, one of Denmark’s best preserved Medieval cities where we’ll have a delicious
lunch at local restaurant After lunch, we will explore the old narrow streets of the city on foot and see the murals depicting its history before making our way to the splendid Kronborg Castle, listed in the
UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. We will return to Copenhagen late afternoon. Enjoy the evening on your own. Accommodation at Phoenix Hotel.
Day 5: DEPART COPENHAGEN (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
- English speaking representative fro introduction and welcome dinner on day 1
- 4 nights accommodation at first class centrally located hotel in standard room including breakfast
- 3 courses welcome dinner at local restaurant
- 2 x lunch in local eateries/cafes on day 3 and 4
- Local guide for sightseeing and excursions as per program day 2, 3 and 4
- Krogerup Organic Farm
- Food tour day 2, tastings make up for a lunch
- Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats for sightseeing and excursions as per program day 2, 3 and 4
- Entrance to the following:
- Roskilde Cathedral
- The Land of Legends
- Karen Blixen Museum
- Kronborg Castle
- Use of minibar
- Tips for driver and city tour guides (recommended approx. €1-2 per day)
- Arrival and departure transfers
Price Per Person in Euro:
- Staying in a Double Room – €1175
- Single supplement €315
First class and historic hotel:
• Phoenix Hotel, Copenhagen
- Pre and Post Night Accommodation
- Room upgrades to Superior and Deluxe