Copenhagen - 1 Day Shore Excursion

Royal Copenhagen / TOUR C2

drive city tour with Rosenborg Castle

Experience the must-see elements on this comprehensive tour from the tangled Latin Quarter to the historic Rosenborg Castle to immerse yourself in the Medieval Ages that Copenhagen's history is so famous for. The star sights of Amalienborg and Christiansborg Palaces also await you on this tour followed by a visit to Vesterbro with its upmarket restaurants and stylish boutiques.

Tour highlights

  • Moderate activity tour | 4 hours of sightseeing time in Copenhagen
  • 3-hour scenic drive tour around Copenhagen
  • 1-hour inside tour of the Rosenborg Castle
  • Available only as a private tour (with no size limitation for pre-existing groups)


  • Private tour - rates depend on the number of guests in your tour group (see table below)

Day 1 / 4 Hours

Meeting near your ship
9:00 – 9:30
The Little Mermaid
  • Your day will start with probably the best known attraction of Copenhagen – the beautiful Little Mermaid. This amazing sculpture has been a symbol of Copenhagen for many years
  • After an extensive photo shoot by the Mermaid your engaging tour team will take you past the Kastellet, a star-shaped fortress, and the impressive Gefion Fountain
9:30 – 11:00
Rosenborg Castle tour
  • Featuring 400 years of royal splendour, the Rosenborg Castle offers a superb display of the Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia, many art treasures and gorgeous furniture that will take you several centuries back in time.
  • During this private only-for-you tour you will hear many stories of the Danish Royal Family and visit their private quarters
11:00 – 11:45
Amalienborg, Nyhavn, Christiansborg
  • One of Copenhagen's most cherished buildings - the Amalienborg Palace - is the winter residence of the Danish Royal Family. You will see its unusual octagonal square and the statue of the King Frederik V in its center
  • Not to be missed is the majestic Frederik’s Church, also known as the Marble Church, the beautiful dome of which is the largest in all of Scandinavia
  • Next you will be visiting Kings New Square and Nyhavn Canal. Nyhavn is famous for the colorful facades of the buildings situated on the both sides of the canal. Once a noisy port with a bad reputation, today this trendy area attracts visitors with many quality restaurants and canal tours
  • From the Nyhavn you will proceed to the Christiansborg Palace, the House of the Danish Parliament, to hear engaging stories about the building as your tour guide will walk you around the palace and to the inner courtyard
11:45 – 12:15
Christianshavn & Vesterbro
  • Your vehicle will soon be crossing the Inner Harbour located on the Island of Amager. The Church of Your Savior is the main attraction of this area, whose golden spire is visible from most parts of the city
  • You will then proceed to Vesterbro, passing by the famous amusement park of the Tivoli Gardens. Formerly a working-class and infamous red-light district, nowadays Vesterbro is one of the most fashionable areas in Copenhagen, with many quality restaurants, art galleries and clubs
12:15 – 12:45
City Hall Square & the Latin Quarter
  • Your sightseeing tour will continue to the heart of Copenhagen, the City Hall Square, where you will see the City Hall and the monument to Hans Christian Andersen
  • Once in the Latin Quarter, the center of Latin studies since the Medieval Ages, you will visit the majestic Church of Our Lady, to be followed by the old stately building of the University of Copenhagen that was founded in 1479
  • Following winding cobblestone streets of the Latin Quarter you will proceed to the mysterious building of the Round Tower. You will go up the Tower by its staircase without the stairs, which will lead you right to the top to get one of the best views over Copenhagen
Stay in the city or Return back to your ship
Following your guided tour of Copenhagen you will have a choice:
  • to extend your stay in this vibrant city on your own (your tour guide will provide you ample instructions on how to get back to your ship by taxi on your own), or
  • to head back to your cruise ship (so as to finish your 4-hour tour in the cruise harbor)

us$ rates per person

Group size:
Max group size:
Private tour:
you decide
Budget tour:
Tour guide driving
4 persons

Tour comparison:
  • Private tour: includes services of a tour guide and a driver (2 people)
  • Budget tour: this tour is also private, the only difference is that your tour guide also acts as a driver (1 person)
  • Shared tour: available only for those ships where there is sufficient demand to form a 6-person group
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