Copenhagen: Royal North Zealand & Frederiksborg Castle
5.5 HoursEasy-ModerateCulture | UNESCO | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Set off on an enjoyable, narrated tour to your first destination of Hillerød, home of Frederiksborg Castle. Seeing Frederiksborg Castle, you might think that this elegant Dutch Renaissance structure sitting on three small islands, is right out of a fairy tale! Your guided tour will begin at the Neptune Fountain, and you will visit the rooms of the King's Wing, the Church and the impressive Knight's Hall, which boasts an intricate carved wooden ceiling. Today, the castle has been transformed into a national historical museum and is best known for its outstanding collection of portraits - the largest of its kind in Denmark. Your tour will continue through the picturesque countryside of Northern Zealand. Before reaching your next destination, Kronborg Castle, there will be a photo stop at Fredensborg Palace, one of the Queen's most used residences. Kronborg Castle, situated in the narrow Sund between Denmark and Sweden, is often called 'Hamlet's Castle.' This dramatic Renaissance castle was the inspiration for Shakespeare's tragedy, "Hamlet.".Originally built in 1420 and expanded between 1574 and 1584 by King Frederik II, the castle's historic and rustic surroundings are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour will offer a photo stop at this impressive castle. You will continue along the coastal road with lovely views to the sea past impressive manor houses and small marinas back to your ship.
Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring your camera. Under Danish Law, Drivers and Guides may not assist guests with limited mobility – so those with limited mobility have to be able to get on/off the motor coach by themselves. Tour may operate in a different order.