Private tour of Copenhagen for cruise and land clients
First Copenhagen center :
The Danish Parliament, Christiansborg Palace
The Danish Jewish Museum including entrance fees
The Round Tower
The Latin Quarter
The Old Jewish Quarter
The Cathedral of Copenhagen
The Copenhagen Synagogue
The Royal Palace, Amalienborg
The Nyhavn Canal
The Resistance Museum - entrance
The Gefion Fountain
The Little Mermaid
The Pedestrian Street (main shopping area)
You will hear a history of miraculous rescue of 7,000 Danish Jews during The Second World War. Brave fishermen helped more than 95 % of the Jewish population in Denmark to safety in Sweden in a heroic act the world had never seen before. Many Jews escaped from Dragor on small boats including the fishing boat Elisabeth, which brought Jews to safety in Sweden on a cold and dark night in October 1943..
Continue to Dragor, rescue route. Dragor is a charming village with old half-timbered houses, cosy cafes and restaurants. Only 10 miles from the centre of Copenhagen, the visit to Dragor will not only evoke the past, but also give you an interesting and unique look into the lives in small Danish villages.
This is a private tour, sample itinerary and customized for each client. Can be done as 3 hour walking tour or 5 hours with Dragor.
Other possiblities include Northern Castles: drive through the beautiful forests north of Copenhagen to the impressive Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød built in the Renaissance style by King Christian IV in 1625. Outside visit the Castle and the romantic landscaped garden where one can enjoy the view of Frederik II's small Bath House, which is occasionally used by the Royal Family for hunt lunches, and a baroque garden.
Next: we pass the Royal Family´s summer residence of Fredensborg Palace, surrounded by a beautiful park. Upon arrival in Elsinore you will visit the impressive Kronborg Castle, which was the scene of “Hamlet”.