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Castles: Kronborg (Hamlet) & Frederiksborg

1. Castles: Kronborg (Hamlet) & Frederiksborg

Frederiksborg and Hamlet´s castles are situated in the north of Zealand, around 40 kms away from Copenhagen. You will visit the castle where Hamlet took place and Federico II held the most the well-known parties during the 16th century in the north of Europe and the castle that Christian IV converted into the most astonishing Renaissance castle. Today you will be picked up at your hotel at 9 am. Then you will be driven to Hamlet´s Castle, where you will learn everything about the Sound Dues, Hamlet, Holger Danske and where the most pompous parties used to take place. After Kronborg, you will have the opportunity to admire the great Renaissance castle, Frederiksborg, its beauty and its Baroque gardens. Here you will learn about the magnificence of this castle built as a hunting castle and converted in a National Museum during the 19th century. After this wonderful day full of stories about Danish history, you will end the tour at your hotel.

Helsingør: City Highlights Walking Tour with Local Guide

2. Helsingør: City Highlights Walking Tour with Local Guide

Together with a professional local guide, visit the must-see places in Helsingør on this walking tour. Explore like a local as you learn fascinating facts and legends. Discover what makes living here special. Step into Helsingør and discover the stories hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of the city. Learn about the Helsingør castle that inspired Shakespeare in Hamlet and other inspirations that have shaped the city to become what it is today. Hear about the churches, museums, and other important sites of Helsingør. This tour is perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of their time here.

Exclusive Castle Tours of Hamlet's Kronborg & Frederiksborg

3. Exclusive Castle Tours of Hamlet's Kronborg & Frederiksborg

Explore the fascinating Kronborg Castle with a private guide. This world heritage site was Frederik II’s fortress, Christian IV’s home and the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Then head to Frederiksborg for a tour of this stunning sight. Take an unforgettable trip to one of the most breathtaking castles you ever will see. From the great sea view from the cannon tower and the mighty ballrooms of the royal chambers and their tapestries, to the murky dungeons with Viking legends, Kronborg Castle lives up to its reputation. Learn about the Danish notion of ‘coziness’ while exploring the sleepy village of Elsinor and be introduced to you all facets of the Danish lifestyle. Then travel to Frederiksborg Castle. Enjoy the wonderful surroundings of the castle lake, as well as the path up to the palace itself, before entering one of the most important art collections of Renaissance-period Denmark. It had humble roots and started as a little hunting mansion under Frederik IV in the late 1500s. After a huge fire, it was resurrected and housed the most important art collection of the world’s oldest monarchy at the start of the 1900s. This timeless castle impresses with its beautiful layout and artwork.

From Copenhagen: 4-hour Private Hamlet Castle Tour

4. From Copenhagen: 4-hour Private Hamlet Castle Tour

Explore the fascinating Kronborg Castle with a private guide. This world heritage site was Frederik II’s fortress, Christian IV’s home and the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Take an unforgettable trip to one of the most breathtaking castles you ever will see. From the great sea view from the cannon tower and the mighty ballrooms of the royal chambers and their tapestries, to the murky dungeons with Viking legends, the castle lives up to its reputation. Learn about the Danish notion of ‘coziness’ while exploring the sleepy village of Elsinor and be introduced to you all facets of the Danish lifestyle.

Helsingør: 2-Hour Romantic Guided Walking Tour

5. Helsingør: 2-Hour Romantic Guided Walking Tour

Fall in love with Helsingør as you and your partner stroll along the city streets on a romantic tour with an expert local guide. Visit the most romantic places in the city and discover its love stories throughout history. Helsingør is a charming and historic place to visit, but it's also full of hidden romance. Follow your local guide along on an enchanting, heartwarming tour as you visit the most romantic places in the city. Discover the best places to take romantic photos, and listen to historic love stories connected with the streets, buildings and parks of the city. Some will break your heart, while others will make it soar. Your guide will also fill you in on the spiciest love stories in the city's history. Stroll by Helsingør castle and learn how it inspired Shakespeare while writing Hamlet. Find out about all of the other spots around town that inspired the Immortal Bard.

Helsingør: 2-Hour Christmas Guided Walking Tour

6. Helsingør: 2-Hour Christmas Guided Walking Tour

Get into the Christmas spirit on this walking tour with a local expert guide. Stroll down the festive streets and see the most magical decorations and displays around the city. Helsingør is a fun city to visit at any time of year, but during the Christmas season, it is utterly enchanting. Follow your local guide along on a festive, heartwarming tour as you visit the most beautiful displays in the city. Learn the story behind the Christmas tree, and listen to magical tales about Christmas spells and legends of Christmas in Helsingør. Visit a large and magnificent Christmas market and try local seasonal treats. Dive into the Christmas season with this all-around joyful, festive and magical experience.

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What people are saying about Helsingør

A very informative tour around Kronborg (also known as "Elsinore" or "Hamlet's Castle") and significant sites in Helsingør's city center. Our guide, Jette, was a local person with a passion for sharing insights and anecdotes about this wonderful city. We learned a lot! Very engaging and recommendable.

Our tour guide was knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, and fun. We learned so much about the castle! The train ride was convenient and clean. If you want a lovely day out of the city, this is a great tour. If you like history, this is a great tour. Ask for Nicholas!

Edgar was amazing! Knowledgable, kind, and just a fantastic guide. He weaves an incredible story about European history as he tours you through these beautiful castles. Highly, highly recommend!

amazing tour, our guides Edgar and Pablo really friendly and with knowledge about Danish culture, history and royal line. recommend 100% we have amazing time , thanks so much

Bruno made our tour so interesting and fun. A really great day!