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Copenhagen’s vibrant arts scene and laid-back cafe culture attract visitors from around the world, but away from the country’s capital, beautiful countryside, museums, castles, and more await. See below for our top picks of places to visit on day trips from Copenhagen.
 
Malmo, Sweden — 27 miles (44 km) from Copenhagen
The Swedish city of Malmo lies just a short ferry or train journey across the Baltic Sea from Copenhagen, offering travelers the chance to tick off two countries in one trip. It’s worth the trip for the coastal views alone, and other highlights include galleries and museums such as Malmo Konsthall and Moderna Museet Malmo, and top attractions such as the 14th-century St. Peter’s Church (Sankt Petri Church). Take a tour, led by a guide, for an inside look at Copenhagen’s sister town.

North Zealand, Denmark — 31 miles (50 km) from Copenhagen
Zealand is a countryside region north of Copenhagen with a colorful history of battle and occupation. Today, the serene landscapes are dominated by imposing palaces and medieval fortresses, attracting visitors looking to experience a relaxed pace of life outside the city. Top sites include the UNESCO–listed Kronborg Castle (Kronborg Slot) in Elsinore, baroque Fredensborg Palace, and the 17th-century National History Museum (Frederiksborg Slot), built by King Christian IV.
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Hamlet And Sweden Tour - Two countries in one day !Day Trips

Hamlet And Sweden Tour - Two countries in one day !

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Visit two countries in one day—and explore castles, cathedrals, skyscrapers, and more—on this tour from Copenhagen. Travel via luxury minibus to Helsingør (Elsinore), where you can visit the UNESCO-listed Kronborg Castle (own expense), immortalized in Shakespeare’s 'Hamlet.' Then, hop on a ferry to Sweden. Enjoy free time to explore the historical university city of Lund, and get to know buzzing Malmö before returning to Copenhagen.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.62
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$127.62

Malmö & Lund Tour, Crossing the Bridge to SwedenDay Trips

Malmö & Lund Tour, Crossing the Bridge to Sweden

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Make the most of your time in the region with a full-day excursion to the historic cities of Malmo and Lund in neighboring Sweden. Let someone else handle the hassle of transportation, logistics, and border crossings while you enjoy the ride across the Oresund Bridge, before spending the day exploring central Malmo, the Lund Cathedral, and more.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.69
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$103.69

Grand Day Trip around CopenhagenDay Trips

Grand Day Trip around Copenhagen

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It's all castles and cathedrals. Head out of Copenhagen for the day on this guided small-group tour, visiting UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kronborg Castle, the sitting for Shakespeare's Hamlet, and then Frederiksborg Castle, the largest Renaissance-era castle in Scandinavia. After a tour of the fortresses head to stunning Roskilde Cathedral, the burial spot for numerous kings and queens. Finally, finish the tour at the Viking Ship Museum. This small-group tour is limited to just 16 people or fewer.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.43
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$159.43

Kings, Castles and Countryside Tour - A Tour of Royal North SealandDay Trips

Kings, Castles and Countryside Tour - A Tour of Royal North Sealand

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Denmark is a country full of castles with rich royal histories, and you’ll visit three of the best on this day tour of North Zealand. Visit Frederiksborg Castle, Fredensborg Palace, and Kronborg Castle, each with fascinating histories and beautiful interiors and grounds. Kronborg Castle is a particularly special place to visit, as it’s known as Hamlet’s castle, from the Shakespeare play. Travelers interested in history, culture, and architecture will especially enjoy this trip.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.01
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$111.01

Private Tour to Vikings City Roskilde from CopenhagenDay Trips

Private Tour to Vikings City Roskilde from Copenhagen

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Take a 5 hour tour deep inside the Danish history from the Vikings to nowadays. Roskilde offers an incredible insight into the world of the Vikings and their era. Roskilde was a Viking trading place more than 1000 years ago. At the Viking Ship Museum, which is located at Roskilde Harbour, you can see remains of Viking ships from the 11th century and sail like a Viking out on the fjord.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$539.13
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$539.13
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Copenhagen Private Full Day Walking TourDay Trips

Copenhagen Private Full Day Walking Tour

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Explore Copenhagen for an entire day in the company of a private guide on this full-day private walking tour. Instead of wandering aimlessly, work together with your guide to craft an itinerary focusing on your specific interests. Learn much more about Copenhagen's culture and history through your guide's engaging commentary than you would exploring the highlights on your own.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.36
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$215.36
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From Copenhagen to Malmo: Private Day Trip to Sweden with a LocalDay Trips

From Copenhagen to Malmo: Private Day Trip to Sweden with a Local

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How often can you visit a new city and country in just a day? On your trip to Copenhagen why not take the short trip over the water to the Swedish city of Malmo. With a local from Copenhagen at your side discover the very best that this city has to offer. From historic architecture to a renovated warehouse which is now a food hall filled with Scandinavian treats, you’ll visit all the best local hotspots. Start your Swedish day trip at Copenhagen Central Station and enjoy a short ride together with your host over one of the longest bridges in Europe. Once in Malmo follow your friendly host to an artistic bridge with nineteen bronze shoes each representing a different artist. Then get a real taste of Malmo at the second largest square in the city. Discover an architectural gem in the largest square in the city, enjoy the cute cobblestones and historic buildings that surround the area. Then follow your host to the city’s impressive castle, the oldest of its kind in Scandinavia.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$203.45
Price varies by group size
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$203.45
Price varies by group size
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5-Hour Private Half-Day Frederiksborg Castle TourDay Trips

5-Hour Private Half-Day Frederiksborg Castle Tour

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Walk through 400 years of Danish history with a dedicated guide on this half-day private tour of Frederiksborg Castle. Enjoy personalized attention and the ability to explore at your own pace while learning about the history and culture of the Danish royalty and seeing the important Renaissance-era art collection. This tour for up to four people travels to the town of Hillerød in the Danish countryside via train from Copenhagen Central Station.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$300.00
per group
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$300.00
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Taking safety measures

Malmø Tour - Crossing the Bridge to SwedenDay Trips

Malmø Tour - Crossing the Bridge to Sweden

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Malmø Tours - Cross the Bridge to Malmø With guiding on the bus, time on your own in the City, and an optional at the Øresund Bridge. Explore old and new buidings or take advantage of the competitive Prices. As we travel through Malmo's suburbs, we tell the city's story from the first settlements in the Stone Age, through the city's incorporation into Sweden and up to the present day's Region Skane. We drive past Malmohus, which is Malmo's Castle and dates back to the 1500s. You can do a filmed shot on your phone here, where you can pan from Malmohus, 180 degrees and then at the end of the shot, you see the Turning Torso, Malmo's skyscraper and Sweden's tallest inhabited building. We drop everyone at Stor Torget, Malmo's largest square, which dates back to the 1530s. !!! PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR PASSPORT !!!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.73
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$91.73

Copenhagen to Safaripark TourDay Trips

Copenhagen to Safaripark Tour

Knuthenborg Safaripark: Drive-thru park with animals from around the world in 11 zones Kampala Express: Familierustjebane! Knuthenborg Safari Park has Denmark's coolest family runway! Kilimanjaro: 8 METERS HIGH AND AMAZING! Sahara: Tons of sand! Congo splash: Congo Splash is Europe's steepest water slide. water playground: The water playground in Limpopoland is wildly fun - and for children in all other + brave adults.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$319.05
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$319.05

Copenhagen - Malmö, 1 dayDay Trips

Copenhagen - Malmö, 1 day

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Discover the neighboring Swedish city of Malmo during this self-guided tour. Cross the 5-mile Oresund Bridge from Copenhagen to Malmo and meet at Carlgatan 4, near the central train station. Choose from three options—a 24-hour bus ticket, a bike rental, or a mini train tour, only available during the summer and set your own pace to discover the city’s landmarks. Head back to Copenhagen via the train when you’re ready.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.73
From
$63.73
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Baadfarten - Lyngby Lake - MillstreamDay Cruises

Baadfarten - Lyngby Lake - Millstream

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Explore the marvelous Lyngby Lake and up the Millstream. In old wooden boats, some dating back from 1896, you can explore this area north of Copenhagen. Enjoy the day on the water.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.22
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$13.22

Kronborg (Hamlet Castle) & Frederiksborg CastlesDay Trips

Kronborg (Hamlet Castle) & Frederiksborg Castles

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You will enjoy two of the most wonderful castles in the North of the island of Zealand. In this tour, there will be a driver and a guide who will take good care of you and will explain you everything about the history of the castles and Denmark. You will hear about Frederick II and Christian IV as well as the history between Denmark and Sweden. The van is very confortable and spacious. We will pick you up at your hotel, as long as it is in the city centre.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$998.32
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$998.32
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7-Hour Private Castle Tour of Hamlet and Frederiksborg from CopenhagenDay Trips

7-Hour Private Castle Tour of Hamlet and Frederiksborg from Copenhagen

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Get personalized attention and enjoy the ability to travel at your own pace on this private walking tour of the castles of Kronborg and Frederiksborg. Listen to in-depth guided commentary on Danish royal history and Shakespeare's "Hamlet" as you stroll through the city, taking in the architecture and culture. Stops include Elsinor and Hillerod, both accessed via train journey from Helsingor.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$400.00
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$400.00
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Copenhagen's Best Bike TourDay Trips

Copenhagen's Best Bike Tour

When in Copenhagen do as a local and bike in Copenhagen on the best bike tour in town. Besides the must-sees this tour takes you around the local and genuine Copenhagen like a local.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$718.88
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$718.88
per group

5-Hour Private Hamlet Castle Tour from CopenhagenDay Trips

5-Hour Private Hamlet Castle Tour from Copenhagen

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Immortalized in print as the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Kronborg Castle (also known as Hamlet Castle) is one of Denmark’s top attractions and a convenient day trip from downtown Copenhagen. This private tour provides an in-depth exploration of the UNESCO-listed castle, its history, and Danish culture—with the full attention of your guide and no unknown guests.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$300.00
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From
$300.00
per group
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Baadfarten- Furesøen Day Cruises

Baadfarten- Furesøen

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Escape bustling Copenhagen for a day of peace and tranquillity on Lake Furesø on this adventurous tour. Take to the calm waters of Lake Furesø— Denmark's deepest lake—and enjoy uninterrupted views over the lakeside scenery. Sail your traditional wooden boat around the lake and enjoy a brush with nature in Denmark’s beautiful North Zealand region.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.22
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$13.22

Classic Copenhagen Private Walking TourDay Trips

Classic Copenhagen Private Walking Tour

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Find your bearings in a new city and enjoy an immersive experience of Copenhagen as you stroll its streets on a private walking tour. Benefit from a flexible itinerary to visit landmarks such as the Little Mermaid, Christiansborg, and the Rundetaarn, gaining insight into the city’s history and culture along the way from your personal guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$718.88
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$718.88
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Copenhagen and Northern Zealand with Hamlet CastleDay Trips

Copenhagen and Northern Zealand with Hamlet Castle

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When your ship docks in Copenhagen's port, get off the beaten path with this 7-hour private shore excursion into the Danish countryside. Explore the landscape and Kronborg Castle, then head back to Copenhagen for a city tour. Transportation from the cruise port in a private vehicle included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,020.00
Price varies by group size
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$1,020.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour: Highlights of Copenhagen and North ZealandDay Trips

Private Tour: Highlights of Copenhagen and North Zealand

The tour offers exploring the highlights of central Copenhagen and heading north of the city along the coastline to visit two castles. You will visit the Frederiksborg Castle and Kronborg Castle. In Copenhagen you will see the Tivoli Gardens, Stroget, Nihavn, Langelini Park, the Little Mermaid, etc.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,343.00
Price varies by group size
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$1,343.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Crossing the Bridge - Dragôr to Malmô - Two countries in one day !Day Trips

Crossing the Bridge - Dragôr to Malmô - Two countries in one day !

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Get more out of your time in Copenhagen by crossing the Oresund Bridge, which connects Sweden and Denmark. No need to worry about navigating, as a guide accompanies you. Travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, and see the fishing village of Dragor, Boren, and the magnificent Malmo. Enjoy plenty of time to explore sights on foot, and visit Malmo Castle, Malmo City Hall, or Hansa Shopping Center.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.69
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$103.69

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