Fredericia; private walking tour in the old town

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Tour Number

Activity Level

177402


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Danish (fluent), English (advanced), German (conversational), Norwegian (conversational), Swedish (conversational)

Shore excursion in the fortified town with a private guide


Don't be frightened of a walking tour. When you dock in Fredericia you'll have the feeling of being in the middle of the town. The town is small and very walkable.
As we walk through the old fortified town, we pass the old town hall and the catholic church from the 1700ds. Sct. Michaelis church is still a garrison church. Our route takes us past the statue of The Brave Soldier on the square named after him, Landsoldatpladsen. The splendid cannons and mortars stand proudly on the ramparts, and we also see the White Tower (Det Hvide Vandtårn), one of the town's icons.
We pass the Jewish burial ground with approx. 550 graves and an important historic reminder of the diverse populations pattern of Fredericia's population over the centuries.
We visit the town museum with several houses depictiong the history of Fredericia.

Itinerary

Walking the ramparts of Fredericia, along the moat.
Seeing the white Water Tower; seeing the view from the top, when open. (open June, July, August, all weekends and weekdays from July 1st to August 15th).
Seeing the most important church/churches and graveyards with war memorials.
Passing old merchant houses and other old houses.
Seeing the monument of the Brave Soldier.
The Old Town Gate
Visiting the Town Museum (internal view only Thursday to Sunday 12noon to 4pm (midJune to midAugust also Tuesday/Wednesday)
Etc.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise chip pier Fredericia

End location: City centre or cruise ship pier.

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Walking on ramparts and in town. Fredericia is a very small town and very walkable; half a mile from the pier, and we are in the centre of the town. The tour is only 2 1/2 miles long in total.

What’s Included

Other: Included in the cost is my services as an authorized guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 DKK - Snack and drink depending on you. Pr. person. Maybe a little souvenir

What’s Extra

Other: When The water tower is open, there's an entrance fee of 3½ $ per person; this is not included.
Whatever you want to buy for consumption or souvenirs.

Restrictions

- Due to licence and insurance issues I cannot act as driver/guide. I arrange transport and use public transport or taxis for tours.
- I do not guide in Sweden.
- My northernmost servicing point in Jutland is Aalborg, I do not take tours to Skagen.

A Recent Review of this tour

Poul was very informative and kept our 9 year old involved in the discussions as we walked through the town. The route was very thorough.
Michael Sarlo

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Private tour guide Poul Erik

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