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.
Fly from the UK to Copenhagen. Collect your hire car (based on Group C 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 Comfort Hotel Vesterbro (or similar). (B)
Drive to Copenhagen airport and drop off your hire car. Fly back to the UK. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
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FAIR2018: 6 Nights