Experience the Danish history
“Meet the Danes” of the past and feel the sweep of history. If you are interested in learning about the history of Copenhagen and Denmark, this is the tour for you! The hidden quarters and narrow alleyways of medieval Copenhagen invite you on an adventure. The tour will take you on a trip through 800 years of Copenhagen life. Hear the tale of a tiny village developing into a thriving renaissance city, seat of the Royal family for generations and home of the Danish Royal Navy.
In the footsteps of the Vikings
Located by the fjord in Roskilde, a mere 35 minutes from Copenhagen, the Viking Ship Museum offers a unique experience. Feel the history when you are faced with five original Viking ships. The impressive ships reveal stories about war and raids on trade and travel to distant places, and about life at sea 1000 years ago. At the boatyard, you can follow the construction of a Viking ship. At the boat builder’s workshop, you can try out your oak and Viking tools skills. Work with glowing iron in the forge, weave willow or cut beautiful wooden designs.
H.C. Andersen walk-tour in Copenhagen
Let local guides introduce you to the charms of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale city. A must for every visitor giving you the essence of the local life, now and then. Walk with the guide through the old-world atmosphere of crooked back streets, quaint buildings, alleyways and charming “hidden” squares, pass famous landmarks and important museums, enter churches and go into secret courtyards. You will hear about the lifestyle of the locals, the famous Danes, past and present, and not least, about the poet and storyteller Hans Christian Andersen, who spent most of his life in the old town. Although not born in Copenhagen he lived 56 years in the capital, as he came to the city at the age of 14 from Odense.
North Zealand and Hamlet Castle
Uncover the mysteries behind the fairytale Castle of Kronborg on a full-day tour in North Zealand, a beautiful region just outside the Danish capital. With a guide, visit Kronborg Castle, a castle made famous as the setting of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’, and delve into the intriguing history of the fortress. Then, admire the architecture of Fredensborg Palace, residence of the Danish Royal family, and the ancient 17th-centrury Frederiksborg Castle.