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Drive through the fascinating landscape of North Zealand and take in views of beautiful castles and elegant palaces. Visit the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the Kronborg Castle—a splendid example of Renaissance architecture that is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is preserved in its many fine castles and manor houses. Take a scenic drive through its countryside and stop at the Frederiksberg Palace to snap a few photos of the royal family's former summer residence.

Your next stop is the 17-century Frederiksborg Castle. This imposing castle, the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia, is now a national historic museum. Take some time to visit the museum or just explore the beautiful location. The palace is located on 3 small islands in the middle of a lake.

The Kronborg Castle is the highlight of your tour. As you stroll through the grounds, hear about the history of this ancient fortress and discover what inspired Shakespeare’s Hamlet. You can even see the statue of Holger Danske, an important national symbol for all Danes.

Drive through the fascinating landscape of North Zealand and take in views of beautiful castles and elegant palaces. Visit the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the Kronborg Castle—a splendid example of Renaissance architecture that is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is preserved in its many fine castles and manor houses. Take a scenic drive through its countryside and stop at the Frederiksberg Palace to snap a few photos of the royal family's former summer residence.

Your next stop is the 17-century Frederiksborg Castle. This imposing castle, the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia, is now a national historic museum. Take some time to visit the museum or just explore the beautiful location. The palace is located on 3 small islands in the middle of a lake.

The Kronborg Castle is the highlight of your tour. As you stroll through the grounds, hear about the history of this ancient fortress and discover what inspired Shakespeare’s Hamlet. You can even see the statue of Holger Danske, an important national symbol for all Danes.

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Castles Tour Including Hamlet's Castle

Activity/Location

Kronborg Castle

Kronborg 2C

Helsingor 3000

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • City Hall Square

    Vester Voldgade

    Copenhagen


Highlights

  • Scenic drive through the charming countryside

  • Fairytale castles & elegant palaces of North Zealand

  • Free time to explore Frederiksborg Castle's lovely location

  • UNESCO-listed Kronborg Castle, the setting of Hamlet

  • Stops along the route for photos


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Denmark's castles

  • Admission to Kronborg Castle

  • Roundtrip transportation via coach

  • Commentary in English


Exclusions

  • Lunch

  • Admission to Frederiksborg Castle


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • Check-in is 10 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Kronborg Castle, Kronborg 2C, Helsingor, 3000, Denmark