DENMARK

 

DAY 1

Arrival at the airport. Transfer to the hotel.

 

DAY 2

Copenhagen

Starting from the statue of The Little Mermaid, that sits on a rock in the harbour. Based on a tale by Hans Christian Andersen, the small and unimposing statue is a Copenhagen icon. Make a wish at the fountain of Gefion, which features a large-scale group of animal figures being driven by the legendary Norse goddess, Gefjun.  See Amalienborg Palace, the winter home of the Danish royal family. Continue to the Parliament and the Rosenborg Castle, built in typical Dutch Renaissance style.Walk around the Nyhavn Harbor, used to be an old sailors\' quarters once,  it is a colorful part of Copenhagen nowadays. Enjoy the evening illuminations in romantic Tivoli Gardens.

 

DAY 3

Copenhagen - Hesingor – Hillerod - Copenhagen

Departure to the castles of North Sealand. Drive to the impressive Kronborg castle, known all over the world from Shakespeare\'s Hamlet, it is also the most famous castle in Denmark. Continue to Hillerod the castle of Frederiksborg, the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia.  Back to Copenhagen. 

 

DAY 4

Copenhagen – Odense

Departure to the island of Fyn. Visit of the fantastic castle of Egeskov, Europe\'s best preserved Renaissance water castle. Arrival at Odense, birth place of the most famous writer Hans Christian Andersen. Enjoy a mixture of an exciting vibrant atmosphere, beautiful street-scapes, great relax opportunities and a rich cultural heritage.

 

DAY 5

Odense – Ribe – Jelling – Arhus

Travel to Ribe, the oldest town in Denmark, famous for the storks nests on the rooftops. Continue to Jelling, a typical rural town, once hosting the court of King Gorm the Elder. See the Jelling stones, big monolithic rune stones. Visit the old church with its priceless frescoes conserved from the 13th century. Departure to Aarhus.

 

DAY 6

Arhus – Ebeltoft  - Arhus

Visit the famous open-air museum \"The Old Town”. Explore a collection of some 75 houses from all parts of Denmark. Enjoy a walk through the old town houses, shops, workshops with their equipment and windmills. Travelling along the Jutland coast to Ebeltoft. See the Restored battle frigate Jylland, the largest wooden ship in the world.  See the smallest town hall in the world. Back to Argus.

 

DAY 7

Roskilde – Odden - Roskilde  - Copenhagen

Ferry to Sealand. Arrival in Odden and continue on to Roskilde, an ancient city, dating from the Viking Age, situated on the homonymous fjord, the longest and deepest in Denmark. Back to Copenhagen.

 

DAY 8

Transfer to the airport.