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Copenhagen and Coastal Explorer

Overview

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  • Spend time in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen
  • Visit Malmo and journey along the Swedish coast to Helsingborg
  • Explore the Hanseatic coastal cities of Hamburg and Lubeck
  • Discover the fascinating Viking Ship museum and Frederiksborg Castle

Discover wonderful cities, coast and sights, as we travel through parts of Denmark, Sweden and Germany. From capital Copenhagen to the Hanseatic port town of Lubeck, we’ll see many places of interest along this route, which is the gateway to the Baltic Sea.

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Itinerary

Day One - UK to Holland
We travel from the UK to the Holland, via Calais, where we stay overnight.

Day Two - Holland  to Copenhagen
After breakfast, we continue our journey to Puttgarden, where we take the ferry to Rodby in Denmark. After disembarking, we travel on to capital Copenhagen, where we stay for four nights. (B,D)

Day Three – North Zealand
Enjoy our excursion exploring North Zealand, as we visit the fascination Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, going on to historic Frederiksborg Castle. (B,D)

Day Four - Copenhagen
Make the most of a day at leisure in Copenhagen today – you might also choose to join an optional guided tour. Why not take in the marvellous Tivoli Gardens and famous sights, such as the bronze Mermaid Statue and Amalienborg Palace.  (B,D)

Day Five - Copenhagen
We have a wonderful excursion to enjoy today, as we travel across the magnificent Oresund Bridge to Malmo in Sweden. Take in the spectacular views as we journey along the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe. After some time to explore, we travel northwards up the coast, take the ferry from Helsingborg back over to Helsingor in Denmark and return to Copenhagen. (B,D)

Day Six - Copenhagen to Hamburg
We say goodbye to Copenhagen today as we travel to Rodby to join our ferry crossing to Puttgarden. We’ll call at beautiful Lubeck, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before continuing to Hamburg, where we stay for the next two nights. (B,D)

Day Seven - Hamburg
Explore the wonderful city of Hamburg today - why not join our optional city tour or  visit some of its most famous attractions? (B,D)

Day Eight - Hamburg to Belgium
Time to depart Hamburg today - we travel onwards into Belgium, where we stay overnight. (B,D)

Day Nine - Belgium to UK
This morning, we make our way back to the UK, via Calais, and then return home. (B)

Hotel Scandic Sydhavnen

Located on the outskirts of the city, the Hotel Scandic Sydhavnen offers a great base to explore the city and further afield in the beautiful North Zealand region, as well as great facilities to ensure a comfortable stay.

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

En Route: Lubeck

We’ll make an en route stop in Lubeck, a designated World Heritage Site, known for its Gothic architecture. Admire St Mary's Church, see the historical Town Hall and discover Lubeck Cathedral, dating from the 13th century. 

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Full Day: North Zealand

Heading northwards today, we travel to Roskilde, set on a beautiful fjord, to visit the fascinating Viking Ship Museum, for an insight into the important heritage of the Nordic maritime adventures.  We’ll continue on to stunning Frederiksborg Palace, set on Lake Hillerod and surrounded by beautiful gardens.

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Full Day: Swedish Hopper

We have an exciting excursion to look forward to today, as we travel across the famous Oresund Bridge, to reach Malmo in Sweden. After time to explore, we continue northwards to Helsingbord, where we take the ferry across to Helsingor, back in Denmark. We travel back to Copenhagen, passing Kronberg Castle on our way.

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Optional Excursions

Hamburg Guided City Tour

Hamburg is one of the largest cities in the EU, as well as being Germany’s second-largest cities, making it a cosmopolitan hub. We’ll take an optional guided city tour while we’re visiting, and will get to discover for ourselves what makes this city so fantastic.

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Copenhagen Guided City Tour

Discover the many treasures and delights of Copenhagen, the largest city in Scandinavia, in the company of our experienced tour guide. 

Copenhagen became the capital of Denmark in 1167, and over the years has developed from a small fishing town into the impressive historic city we know and love today. This city is filled with incredible sights, which we’ll get to explore during our time here. 

Our panoramic tour will give us a snapshot of the major attractions in the city, which include the Town Hall Square, the famous Tivoli Gardens, the Carlsberg Glyptotek Art Museum, the National Museum, and Denmark’s national library, nicknamed the ‘Black Diamond’ for its unique architecture.

We’ll also enjoy views of Christiansborg Castle, the home of the Danish parliament, the old Stock Exchange, King’s New Square and Nyhavn, the colourful 17th century waterfront.

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