This 8-day self-drive itinerary travels to some of Denmark's most attractive gardens as well as its splendid manor houses and castles. Starting in Copenhagen with the renowned Tivoli gardens and travelling via North Sealand and Odense, one of the highlights is a stay at Broholm Castle.
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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 First Hotel Vesterbro or similar (N)
Full day at leisure. Today, visit some of the capital's best gardens including the Kings Garden, Det Kongelige Danske Haveselskab, Landbohojskolen and the renowned Tivoli gardens (entrance included). (B)
Morning drive to Forst Botanical gardens and continue to Horsholm to visit the Arboretet, which contains over 2,000 species of trees and bushes. This is the largest of its kind in Denmark. Return to Copenhagen via the castles of Frederiksberg and Fredensborg. (B)
Morning drive to the Renaissance castle of Gisselfeld (entrance included), whose glasshouses host an excellent collection of exotic and plants and orchids. Continue to Gavno, which is one of Denmark's finest rocco castles which have impressive landscaped gardens. Stay at the First Hotel Grand Odense or similar for 2 nights. (B)
Full day at leisure. The home city of Hans Christian Andersen, visit the museum dedicated to his life. (B)
Morning drive to Erholm Manor house at Aarup before driving onto Egeskov Castle, one of the best preserved moat castles in the world. Stay 1 night at Broholm castle. (B, D)
Morning at leisure. Drive to Copenhagen and stay at the First Hotel Vesterbro or similar for 1 night. (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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Owned by the same family for over 12 generations, Broholm Castle is a 400 year old Gothic style manor house which has been superbly converted into a 15 room hotel. Set in vast forested area on the island of Fyn, this property is the perfect place to unwind and experience some of Denmark's finest scenery. If you only take a relaxing stroll through the gardens to the summerhouse which serves afternoon tea, a stay at Broholm castle will still be an unforgettable...
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...
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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GTD2016: 7 Nights