Copenhagen Cruises, Denmark
- Step inside the Copenhagen Opera House. It’s one of the most modern opera houses in the world, and cost over 500 million dollars to build.
- Visit Christiansborg Palace. It’s the seat of Danish parliament, and the architecture is a melting pot of Baroque, Neo-Baroque and Neoclassical styles.
- Get stuck in at the Tivoli Gardens – the world’s second-oldest amusement park that’s still operating. Inside, you’ll find rollercoasters, a dragon-boat lake, and an open-air stage which hosts live music events.
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Wonderful Copenhagen’s a city of bridge-spanned canals, copper-roofed buildings and manicured parks. It’s one of Europe’s finest capitals, not to mention the seat of the oldest monarchy in the world. Delve into 850 years of history as you get to know this gorgeous city. We’ll take you to all the best bits, including Copenhagen’s famous landmark, the statue of the Little Mermaid. You’ll see the old Citadel, the magnificent Gefion fountain and the royal residence Amalienborg Palace in all its Rococo glory. You’ll even get some time for shopping, too. Back on the coach you’ll pass King’s Square – home to the Royal Theatre, fashionable Nyhavn – the centre of Copenhagen’s pavement café culture - and the Renaissance flourishes of Holmens Church. Then comes Christiansborg Palace, home of the Danish Parliament, and the Old Stock Exchange next door. You’ll also see the Glyptoteket Museum and the Tivoli Gardens, the city’s famous amusement park. This place is home to one of the oldest rollercoasters in the world, a wooden number built in 1914.
This tour kicks off with a look around the centre of Copenhagen. Get ready to see all the highlights - the Little Mermaid statue, the Gefion Fountain at the old Citadel and Amelienborg Palace. Not to mention Rosenborg Castle and the Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen’s famous amusement park. Next, take a relaxing mini-cruise along the canals to see the city from a different perspective. Gliding along the waterways, sail past the Naval Church, the Old Stock Exchange and the canals of Christianshavn, which are brimming with houseboats and bridges. Here you’ll disembark and your guide will take you through the streets pointing out the most interesting sights, such as Church of Our Saviour with the outside winding staircase as well as picturesque yards and naval life. Christianshavn was built at the beginning of the 17th century by King Christian IV. It doesn’t end here, there are more sights to be ticked off by coach including the King’s Square, Royal Theatre, Royal Palace and Nyhavn.
This tour mixes things up with sightseeing by both land and water. From the harbour, you’ll take a guided stroll to the Little Mermaid statue, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, before taking in more of the city’s sights. You’ll pass the likes of the Gefion Fountain, Amalienborg Palace and the rainbow-coloured canal houses in Nyhavn. There’s a stop at the Baroque Old Fellows Mansion to tuck into traditional Danish pastries on the way down to the canal. Your guide will point out the Royal Theatre and the Christiansborg Palace as you wander along the cobbled streets. Then, it’s time for your mini-cruise. Kick back as you sail along waterways, and keep your eyes peeled for the impressive Copenhagen Opera House.