Starting in the capital Copenhagen for 2 nights and then touring a region of Denmark whose history covers over 1000 years, this self-drive private journey visits some of the cultural highlights of Denmark including Hamlet's castle at Kronborg and the rune stones at Jelling.
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Fly from London Heathrow to Copenhagen. Collect your hire car (based on Group B car rental). Drive to Copenhagen and stay 2 nights at Comfort Hotel Vesterbro or similar (N)
Full day at leisure. Full day at leisure to explore the capital of Denmark. Explore the renowned Tivoli Gardens (entrance included), view the Little Mermaid or visit the old harbour of "Nyhavn". (B)
Morning drive to Odense via Roskilde to visit the Viking ship museum which contains a magnificent collection of Viking long ships followed by an afternoon visit to the Cathedral, the traditional burial place of Danish monarchs. Continue via Egeskov castle, which is considered to be one of Denmark's finest palaces to the town of Odense, the home city of Hans Christian Andersen. Stay 2 nights at the First Hotel Grand Odense (or similar). (B)
Morning drive to the village of Jelling, which is known as the spiritual heart of the country due to the large rune stones which are located here. These document the history of the country and its conversion to Christianity. Continue to Arhus with its excellent Viking museum and the Den Gamle By, where old city houses from all of Denmark have been reconstructed can be visited (entrance included). Stay at the First Hotel Atlantic (or similar) for 1 night. (B)
Drive to Hillerod with possible stops at Frederiksberg Castle (entrance included, a Renaissance Palace which is the museum of National History and Fredensborg Palace, the Spring and Autumn residence of the Royal family. Stay at the Hillerod Hotel (or similar) for 1 night. (B)
Morning drive to Copenhagen. We suggest driving via Kronborg castle, which was the setting of Hamlet, or the modern-art museum of Louisiana which was the home of the author, Karen Blixen. Stay 1 night at the First Hotel Vesterbro (or similar). (B)
Drive to Copenhagen airport and drop off your hire car. Fly back to London Heathrow with British Airways. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
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The Comfort Hotel Vesterbro is located in the Vesterbro district of the city, which is only a few minutes' walk from the central station and Tivoli Amusement Park. All 401 guestrooms are designed in a simple Scandinavian style with air conditioning and wooden floors. The hotel's restaurant offers an a la carte menu and a lighter option is available at the hotel bar and cafe. The hotel is part of the Comfort Inn Nordic Choice...
The First Hotel Atlantic is located by the waterfront in Aarhus overlooking the city and the harbour. The hotel is only 2 minutes' walk from the main shopping streets where you will find a wide range of interesting boutiques, restaurants and cosy cafés. The property has 102 guest rooms which are all designed in a simple contemporary style with Scandinavian features. The in-house restaurant, Jakobsen Grill,offers Danish and international cuisine with the emphasis on fresh and seasonal ingredients. The hotel is part of the First Hotel...
Located in the heart of the city, the First Hotel Grand is considered to be the city's most illustrious hotel and has been welcoming guests since 1897. The Hans Christian Anderson museum is 5 minutes' walk from the hotel. All 137 rooms are designed in a classic decor which combines modern amenities and stylish interiors. The Brasserie Grand is a French-style restaurant which offers a traditional bistro menu with Danish specialities. The hotel is part of the First Hotel chain.Read more
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