Copenhagen & Kronborg Castle 2-Day Private Tour

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City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids are very welcome to explore Copenhagen and beyond with us! Please note that Kronborg Castle is not stroller-friendly.

Friendly: No.
Unfortunately, most of Kronborg Castle is not wheelchair accessible.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

Get the full Copenhagen experience on this multi-day private tour

This two-day tour will take you to both the best sights of Copenhagen, and beyond the city to a historic Renaissance castle by the sea. On day one, we'll stroll the historic cobblestone streets on a 5-hour walking tour of Copenhagen's Inner City. Visit The Little Mermaid, colorful Nyhavn harbor, the Royal Palace of Amalienborg and more, and enjoy a lunch stop at the wonderful Torvehallerne Market.

On day two, we'll head north along the coast to the charming seaside town of Helsingør, where we'll visit Kronborg Castle. This stunning Renaissance castle has a fascinating history, and even inspired Elsinore in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. After touring the castle, we will explore historic streets of Helsingør, taking in Helsingør Cathedral, the pedestrian shopping street, and the town's oldest homes.

* If you would prefer a shorter tour of Copenhagen's highlights, or would like to book private transportation, please contact me for a customized tour.


Day One: Copenhagen's Highlights (5 Hours)

Colorful Nyhavn
Home of Hans Christian Andersen
Amalienborg Palace
Copenhagen Harbour including views of the Opera House
The Little Mermaid
Gefion Fountain and the Kastellet Fortress
Rosenborg Castle and The King's Gardens
Torvehallerne Market (with lunch stop)
Round Tower
Strøget pedestrian shopping area
Christiansborg Palace - the Danish Parliament
Royal Library and its lovely hidden gardens
Børsen - The Old Stock Exchange
The charming streets and squares of Old Town
City Hall and the World Clock

Day Two: Kronborg Castle & Helsingør town (6 Hours: 9am-3pm)

Kronborg Castle including the Royal Apartments, the Chapel, and the Casemates
The history of Kronborg and its role in Hamlet
'Han' - the merman
Helsingør Cathedral
Lunch stop at a local café
The charming streets and historic homes of Helsingør
The pedestrian shopping street including a traditional cheese shop

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Day one: I can pick you up from your centrally-located hotel or a central location of your choice.

Day two: Your hotel or Copenhagen Central Station.

Pick-up from outside the city center can be arranged for a fee.

End location: Day one: Your hotel or a central location like Nyhavn or the pedestrian shopping street (exact location dependent on itinerary)

Day two: Copenhagen Central Station

Duration: 2 days

Start times for each day can be adjusted by request.


On foot and by train.

If you would like to travel by car or private coach on one or both days, please contact me for a customized tour.

What’s Included

Your guide, public transportation ticket in Copenhagen (single ride), train tickets to and from Helsingør, entry fees to Kronborg Castle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 Danish Kroner - Each day for lunch, though credit cards are widely accepted

What’s Extra

Lunch at Torvehallerne Market and in Helsingør, additional food and drink or transportation.


I am not a driver myself but am happy to arrange a vehicle and driver for the tour for an additional cost, if requested prior to booking.

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