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Fairy Tale Denmark

Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 87 Reviews
Private tour to Denmark

There are places where Fairytales come to life, and Denmark is one of them. Explore royal splendor and medieval heritage of capital cities, see the life of the happiest nation in the world, immerse yourself in striking contrasts of authentic Nordic cuisine.

Fairy Tale Denmark

7 days4 cities
Denmark1 country
Private tour to Denmark
From
$2,671
Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 87 Reviews

There are places where Fairytales come to life, and Denmark is one of them. Explore royal splendor and medieval heritage of capital cities, see the life of the happiest nation in the world, immerse yourself in striking contrasts of authentic Nordic cuisine.

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Day-By-Day

Copenhagen

first destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
 Arrival in Copenhagen
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the capital of Denmark! Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Optional extension: You can extend your tour to Iceland. Contact your travel specialist for more details.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Copenhagen City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel you meet your private guide in the lobby and go on a breathtaking panoramiс walking city tour of Copenhagen.

First, you proceed to the Rosenborg Castle where you witness the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony at the front gates of the Palace.

During the tour you enjoy the views of the City Hall and Christiansborg Palace that is home to the Danish Parliament, stroll across Kongens Nytorv and see the buildings of the Old Stock Exchange and the Royal Theater.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to the colorful harbor of Nyhavn where you see the gorgeous Amalienborg Palace - the winter residence of the Royal Family.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the afternoon at leisure. Alternatively, you can continue exploring the city on your own and visit the Gefion Fountain and the symbol of Copenhagen - the famous statue of the Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Free Day in Copenhagen
Free day
Free day

This day is free for you to continue exploring fantastic Copenhagen attractions on your own or take our carefully designed optional day tour.

If you prefer to spend the whole day in Copenhagen we recommend having a tour at Carlsberg Brewery to get closer to the roots of Carlsberg and the history of beer or to visit Tivoli Gardens.

  • Optional tour #1: Trip to Roskilde
    Take a morning train to Roskilde located on the Danish island of Zealand (transfer to the train station is not included).
  • Optional tour #2: Tivoli Gardens
    Spend a remarkable day in the Tivoli Gardens - Denmark's oldest and best-known theme park. The park has thrilled kids and adults of all ages since it opened its gates in Copenhagen in 1843.
  • Note for Heritage tours: If you're traveling to Denmark with our Heritage program, talk to your destination specialist about available Heritage activities. We will be happy to arrange a visit to the archives where you can track back your family tree.

Breakfast is included.

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Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen
4

Set on the waterfront, the Admiral Hotel offers fantastic views over the Copenhagen Opera House. It’s located in a historic edifice and provides modern rooms with cable TV, minibars, free Wi-Fi, and safes.

Welcome to Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a blend of modern architecture and history with Viking spirit. Moreover, it is often called one of Europe's most enjoyable and livable cities.

train
Copenhagen
Odense
1 hr 40 min

A train ride along some of the most picturesque landscapes in Denmark is a great way to travel from the Danish capital to the beautiful city of Odense. All trains provide everything you need for a comfortable ride and boast quick travel times.

Odense

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Train to Odense & City Tour
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and have a transfer to the railway station where you board a train to Odense - the birthplace of the famous Danish fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen.

Upon arrival to Odense, you go to your hotel to leave your luggage. Transfer to the train station is not included. You can book a taxi or take a public transport. Private transfer is available on request.

Later you meet your private guide and enjoy a 3-hour walking tour around this beautiful city that offers numerous historic attractions from Viking castles to ancient churches and notable museums.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to the Hans Christian Andersen Museum where you learn more about the writer’s life, artistic career, and his many journeys.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Recommended evening activity: Beer tasting at a local brewery.

Breakfast is included.

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Radisson Blu H.C. Andersen Hotel, Odense
4

The modern-looking Radisson Blu H.C. Andersen is a great place to stay during your Odense visit. It’s set right next to the Odense train station and offers to enjoy the onsite fitness center and the restaurant, serving Anish-French delicacies.

Welcome to Odense

Odense is Denmark's third largest city located on Funen, the garden island, as well as Hans Christian Andersen's native city.

train
Odense
Esbjerg
1 hr 20 min

Taking a train is one of the fastest ways to travel from Odense to the scenic city of Esbjerg. All Danish trains offer you the opportunity to travel in the comfort of a modern train and provide gorgeous views of the countryside.

Esbjerg

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Train to Esbjerg & Sightseeing
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and go to the railway station where you board a train that takes you to a seaport town of Esbjerg. Transfers to and from the train station are not included. You can book a taxi or take a public transport. Private transfer is available on request.

Upon arrival, you go to your hotel to leave your luggage and then enjoy a 4-hour guided walking city tour around the most interesting Esbjerg attractions.

During the tour you visit the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, see a 30-feet tall Men at Sea Monument and enjoy bird and deer watching at the captivating Vognbol Park.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Hotel Britannia, Esbjerg
4

Scandinavian-styled, the Hotel Britannia is located near the Heerups Garden and the famous Torvet Square. Spacious guestrooms provide everything you need for a great stay, including flat-screen TVs, minibars, private bathrooms, and free Wi-Fi.

Welcome to Esbjerg

Apart from being an integral part of Denmark's offshore oil and gas industry, Esbjerg is home to many natural and man-made attractions.

train
Esbjerg
Aarhus
3 hrs 30 min

Without a doubt, traveling by train is among the fastest and most comfortable ways to travel from spectacular Esbjerg to the beautiful city of Aarhus. Your personal driver will take you to the station on time and pick you up upon arrival.

Aarhus

fourth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Train to Aarhus & City Tour
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and go to the railway station where you board a train that takes you to the second largest city of Denmark - Aarhus. Transfers to and from the train station are not included. You can book a taxi or take a public transport. Private transfer is available on request.

Upon arrival, you go to your hotel to leave your luggage and then enjoy a 3-hour guided walking city tour around the most outstanding attractions of Aarhus.

During the tour, you visit the famous Den Gamle By - an open-air Old Town Museum of Urban History and Culture that is a breathing experience of what it was like to live and work in a Danish market town, as it was in the old days. You have the unique chance to stroll through its cozy streets of the 1700s, 1800s and the 1900s, see the collection of more than 75 houses from all over Denmark and explore the homes, courtyards, and shops as they might have looked in Hans Christian Andersen’s days.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Departure from Copenhagen
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Danish adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and walk to the station where you take a train right to the Copenhagen airport.

Upon arrival to Copenhagen, you take your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

  • We recommend combining your trip to Denmark with other Scandinavian or European countries. Contact our specialists to plan your custom extension to one of the European destinations we offer.

Breakfast is included.

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Scandic Aarhus City Hotel, Aarhus
4

Located right in the city center close to the local shops and sights, this stylish property is a great place to stay during your Denmark vacation. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi, an iron with an ironing board, and a safe. 

Welcome to Aarhus

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark situated by the sea in the heart of Jutland. It offers many outstanding sights, interesting museums, and is full of opportunities for tourists.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Odense, Esbjerg and Aarhus;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Hans Christian Andersen Museum, Fisheries and Maritime Museum, Open-air Museum;
  • Regular class train tickets Copenhagen - Odense, Odense - Esbjerg and Esbjerg - Aarhus, Aarhus - Copenhagen airport;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony in Copenhagen
  • Visiting the Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Odense
  • Fisheries and Maritime Museums in Esbjerg
  • Den Gamle By open-air Old Town Museum

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers.
  • Bringing a water resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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