Kings and Castles Copenhagen private tour
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Attractions & guided tours

Kings and Castles Copenhagen private tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish
Availability: See Calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the largest renaissance castle in Northern Europe
  • Understand better the influence of the many kings and queens
  • Learn about the history that shaped Denmark how it is now
What to expect

The oldest Monarchy in the world has kept the kingdom together for over a thousand years through conquest and defeat, splendor and tragedy, reformation, occupation, and democracy. To better understand the influence of the many kings and queens is best to explore the castles surrounding Copenhagen and walk through the halls telling the stories of the people in power and how the many kings have shaped the history of Denmark.

On this tour, you will travel 45 kilometers north to the town of Hillerod to enjoy a guided visit to the imposing Frederiksborg Castle, the largest Renaissance castle in northern Europe, and now part of the Danish National History Museum. The castle dates back from the 17th century and it was built as a hunting lodge surrounded by a lake and royal gardens. Important events such as coronations, weddings, international treaties have taken place here.

Then you will travel further north for a photo stop at Fredensborg Palace, the royal family’s summer residence, before arriving at Kronborg Castle, guarding the entrance to the Baltic Sea for over six hundred years. From this point the Danish king controlled the trade into the Baltic, generating revenue for the crown. This is also the place William Shakespeare choose for the tragedy of Hamlet, therefore it is best known as Hamlet’s Castle.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Pick-up
    • Guided tour
    What's not included
    • Entrance fees
    • Food and drink
    • Tips (optional)
    Where

    Copenhagen city

    Meeting point:

    IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • Guaranteed languages available: Spanish, French, and English
    • Languages available upon request: Portuguese, German, Indonesian and Chinese (Mandarin)
    • This tour is not recommended for children under 12 years old
    • Museum entrance is charged additionally accordingly to the number of participants per group
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    When
    • Winter season: 1st October – 30th April
    • Friday and Saturday
    • Summer season: 1st May – 30th September
    • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
    • Customers can choose the departure time with the local tour operator directly, you will receive their contact details after booking
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    Provider
    ScandinavianGuides
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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