This self-drive tour is the perfect introduction to Denmark. Starting in the former capital of Roskilde, travel to the present capital, Copenhagen, with free time to explore the surrounding region with its excellent palaces and world-famous art museums at your own pace.
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Fly to Copenhagen. Collect your hire car (based on group C car rental). Drive to Roskilde and stay 3 nights at the Comwell Hotel Roskilde (or similar). (N)
Full day at leisure. Perhaps make a morning
visit to 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. (B)
Full day at leisure. We suggest a drive to the island of Funen and a visit to Egeskov castle, which is considered to be one of Denmark's finest palaces. Alternatively, visit the town of Odense, the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, and see the museum dedicated to his life. (B)
This morning drive to Copenhagen with possible stops at Fredensborg Palace, the spring and autumn residence of the royal family; Kronborg castle, which was the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet; or the modern art museum of Louisiana, home of the author Karen Blixen. Stay 2 nights at the Comfort Hotel Vesterbro (or similar). (B)
Full day at leisure to explore the capital of Denmark. Explore the renowned Tivoli Gardens, view the Little Mermaid statue or visit the old waterfront area of Nyhavn. (B)
Drop off your car hire at the airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3411 2135 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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...
Part of the Scandic Hotel group, the Scandic Hotel Roskilde is located 5 minutes' drive from the centre of Roskilde and the Viking ship museum. All 98 rooms are designed in a Nordic-style with French balconies, wooden floors and complimentary internet access. Guests may dine at the hotel's restaurant which offers Danish cuisine and Scandinavian-style...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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ROCP2018: 5 Nights