So you have come to Copenhagen - welcome! From now on you an honorary islander, since Copenhagen is located on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) - the largest island of the Danish kingdom. In total there are more than 400 islands, with a long coastline of more than 7 300 km, which is almost as long as the Great Wall of China. Therefore, water, rivers, canals and lakes have always played a key role in the life of the city as for defensive purposes and in terms of navigation, shipbuilding and trade.
Would you like to experience something unusual? On the water the city looks completely different, and today we going to visit places, that quite difficult to reach during city walking tour. We going to tell you the story of Bishop Absalon, founder of Copenhagen, a success story how a small fisherman's village of 12th century turned into a great city; of the Hanseatic League, envious of the prosperity of Copenhagen, stories about unique places and memorable city facts.
During a canal tour we'll visit Slotsholmen - the island of authorities, where concentrated all power in the Danish kingdom, numerous ministries, the Christiansborg castle, the working residence of Queen Margaret 2nd, the Danish parliament, the Supreme Court and the oldest Stock Exchange with beautiful spire - 4 tails of dragons, twisted into a spiral.
There wiil be time to talk about modern Denmark, figure out who are the Danes, why and for what they are considered the happiest nation on the planet, how come that people who pay the highest taxes in the world have nothing against it, what you may to do in Danish kingdom and what things are prohibited, how strong the institution of monarchy today, who is Queen Margaret, and what makes Copenhagen so unique for sightseeing.
We will visit the popular area of Christianshavn, built by King Christian the 4th literally on the water, the fort "3 crowns" artificial island Holmen and the building of the new Royal Opera House, the winter royal palace Amalienborg, Marble Church, waterfront Langelinie, and the popular promenade Nyhavn, which today is a tourist center of Copenhagen, thanks to its colorful houses, cafes, canals, boats, and many restaurants.
Tour length: 70 minutes.
Tour priceplus a ticket for the boat (about 3.5 euros for an adult) :
1 - 4 people 100 euro plus a ticket for the boat (about 3.5 euros for an adult)
5 - 12 people 125 euro
+12 people upon request.
For those who like unusual travel on the water, we offer rent a small private boat (up to 6 people) and go on a free tour of Copenhagen's canals. You may check how the boats looks like, by clicking here. The cost of this tour for 1 hour - 170 euros, 2 hours - 270 euros.
Specifics of the tour: boat trip on the water - this is the best rest after walking around the city. Gentle breeze, the passing scenery, unusual architecture, fascinating histories - it's unusual and enlightening and no doubt will appeal to anyone who wants to see Copenhagen in a different angle.
Send your requests to our e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at +45 20 66 30 93 and we will make you visit to Copenhagen unforgettable. Do not forget to indicate the desired date of the tour, the name of the hotel, where the plan to live in Copenhagen, the number of participants and your mobile phone for communication. You request will be replied within 24 hours.