This 6,5 tour gives you a great opportunity of seeing the castles and countryside north of Copenhagen. You will leave Copenhagen and travel up the “Riviera” road to Helsingør. As you travel along, you will have a beautiful view of the Øresund Strait with the Swedish coast beyond.
The first stop will be in Helsingør to experience the castle and outer walls and towers of impressive Kronborg Castle, the setting of Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”. Today Kronborg is one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe and was added to UNESCO’s List World Heritage Sites in 2000.
After about 1,5 hours, you will experience the inside of the magnificent Frederiksborg Castle, which is situated in the centre of Hillerød on three islets in the Castle Lake and surrounded by Frederiksborg Castle Gardens. The Castle Gardens include an English style romantic garden and a more formal French baroque garden, recreated in 1996, to replicate J.C. Krieger’s gardens from 1725.
After Frederiksborg Castle you will continue for a 15 minute photo stop is scheduled at Fredensborg Castle, the Danish Royal Family’s spring and autumn residence which is often the site of important state visits and events in the Royal Family. It is the most used of the Royal Family’s residences and the palace gardens are among Denmark’s largest historical gardens, and are Denmark’s finest example of a baroque garden. The castle is not open to the public.
- Available: Daily from April 29 to September 19
- Departure: 10:30 hrs from City Hall Square – Vester Volgade
- Duration: 6,5 hours
- Languages: Audio-guide in English, German, Italian, Spanish, French and Russian. Additionally there is an English speaking host on board the bus
- Price 2017: EUR 99,- per adult
- Child conditions: EUR 49,- per child (6-15 years). Children under the age of 6 free of charge
- Included: Guided bus sightseeing tour, entrance to Frederiksborg Castle and Kronborg Castle and a 15 minutes stop at Fredensborg Castle
- Please note:
- Special conditions: Fredensborg Castle is not open for visiting, there will only be a photo stop. This tour requires some walking, both in the castles and from the parking lot to the entrance