Royal Frederiksborg and Hamlet Castle

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Price: $160.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 15 minute taxi (not included, approximately 130 DKK each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes are recommended. Sunscreen and sunglasses are suggested.
Restrictions All buses have room for a folding wheelchair, but guests should be able to board and get off the bus on their own. Guests must be able to navigate uneven surfaces and stairs. Children ages 5 and under may attend the tour free of charge with advanced notice at the time of booking.

Royal Frederiksborg and Hamlet Castle

Explore the regal splendor of Denmark on this enchanting Copenhagen bus tour. You will visit several historic castles as you take in the charming countryside just north of Copenhagen.

This Denmark castle tour is the only of its kind to feature both the Frederiksborg Castle and Kronborg Castle in one amazing trip. Your Copenhagen tour begins with a drive up Riviera Road with its spectacular views of the Oresund Strait on your way to Hillerod. First, stop at Frederiksborg Castle to explore its impressive ancient architecture and art. Your visit to this historic royal site includes entrance into the castle, the National History Museum's royal art collection, the Chapel of Orders, and the Knight's Hall. Next, stop at Fredensborg Palace, which the Royal Family used as its summer home. A quick bus trip to Elsinore will bring you to the impressive Kronborg Castle, which is the setting of Shakespeare's play, Hamlet. One of Northern Europe's most important and famous Renaissance Castles, Kronburg was built between 1574 and 1585 on the seaward path to the Sound Oresund to help defend Danish interests in the area and collect tolls as ships passed through the strait.

This amazing journey into Denmark's rich royal history is perfect for history buffs, art lovers, and castle enthusiasts alike. Don't miss your chance to explore these ancient architectural marvels.

5 Stars5.0 / 5  |  4 ReviewsReview This Tour
Royal Frederiksborg and Hamlet Castle
August 23, 2019
The tour director was amazing! He was extremely informative and entertaining. The bus was easy to find at the starting point and was comfortable. Well worth the money!
Reviewer: Patricia Zylka
5 Stars
Beautiful Castle!
September 19, 2018
The drive to the castle just took an hour and we really enjoyed it. The castle was beautiful and the information provided was excellent. The tour guide was funny and shared a lot of information about life in Germany. We were on a Baltic cruise and decided we didn't want to take the Berlin excursion because of the amount of driving required. This was a great alternative! We arrived back by 2:00pm and still had time to go to the seaport village and explore.
Reviewer: Kristyn Johnson
5 Stars
Wonderful day!
July 30, 2018
Beware of the time your ship arrives in port before booking this tour. It takes some time to get to the meeting place. We missed the tour but took an expensive cab ride to catch up. The tour company was awesome trying to connect and we ended up having a wonderful time. Would have liked more time at Frederiksborg castle, but overall just wonderful.
Reviewer: Julie
5 Stars
Great Shore Excursion
October 06, 2017
Very knowledgable tour guide, interesting castles to discover, time well spent.
Reviewer: Jorge
5 Stars