As a true royalist, Copenhagen is the ultimate destination. The rich royal history and culture of Denmark originates from one of the oldest monarchies in the world. Give yourself the opportunity to delve into history through Stromma's special guided Royal Castle tour. With the Copenhagen City Pass, Stromma offers you a 20% discount, on the live guided tour.
Get to know the monarchy, which can be traced back to the first Vikings kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago, through their castles. The Danish monarchy is one of the oldest in the world, and is filled to the brim with history, architecture and both loved and feared characters well-known all over the world. On this special 6.5 hour live guided bus tour you will get to know three extraordinary landmarks; Kronborg Castle, Frederiksborg Castle and Fredensborg Palace!
The English-speaking tour guide on board the bus will open the door to some of Copenhagen's most beautiful and extraordinary castles. The tour starts in Copenhagen and leads you on to the breathtaking Riviera road. With views of the Øresund Strait with the Swedish coast beyond and the intriguing storytelling from the guide, or from the six language audio guide available in the bus, this day will be a memory for life.
The Royal Castle tour starts off by introducing you to the most renowned Danish castle of them all. Kronborg Castle, also known as Elsinore in English, is one of the best preserved Renaissance castles of the northern Europe. A well-known historical and cultural site, thanks in large part to William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Once you are here you can take the opportunity to tick off a destination from the UNESCO World Heritage List – Kronborg is one of them.
In addition to being a multifaceted cultural and historical site, the castle is also surrounded by beautiful nature. With a seaward approach to the Øresund Strait the view is extraordinary, and by itself is worth a visit.
Frederiksborg Castle is a dreamlike destination for the traveller with an eye for architecture, interior and over all breathtaking surroundings. The castle is stunning from the inside-out, even the remarkable gardens is a view that arouses admiration. The legendary King Christian IV is the originator of the building of the unrivalled Renaissance castle. Of course, it is created from the best imaginable Renaissance architecture and craftsmanship, worthy of royalty.
The last stop of the tour takes place at the Royal family’s summer residence Fredensborg Palace. In this photo stop you have the opportunity to perpetuate the beautiful environment, and get a good idea of how royals prefer to spend their summers.
During the tour you will walk on a lot of uneven surfaces and stairs. Therefore, make sure you wear practical shoes. There will be opportunities to buy lunch and beverages during the tour. The only thing you need to keep in mind is to make sure the camera is properly charged for all the wonderful photo opportunities to come. When booking this tour you’ll have a lovely day of history and culture to look forward to, in a true royal spirit.