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Copenhagen Panoramic City Tour with Harbor Cruise

Zealand, Denmark
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3 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


Enhance your sightseeing experience of Copenhagen on 2-hour of the city by coach and boat. While listening to intriguing commentary, cruise past legendary Copenhagen attractions like the gorgeous Gefion Fountain, the ornate City Hall and the regal Amalienborg and Christiansborg Palace. Capture fabulous photographs beside the iconic ‘The Little Mermaid’ statue and then climb onto a canal boat for a serene sail around the vibrant harbor. See a picturesque mix of old and new architecture and listen to entertaining narration as you cruise.
  • 3-hour sightseeing tour of Copenhagen by bus and boat
  • See the Danish capital's famous attractions on a narrated coach tour
  • View City Hall, the Tivoli Gardens, Gefion Fountain, Kongens Nytorv and Gammel Strand
  • Make a stop at Amalienborg Palace to see the changing of the guards
  • Glide along Copenhagen's beautiful, bustling harbor on a canal cruise
  • Admire both historical and modern buildings that line the waterfront
Transport by climate-controlled coach
Live commentary on board
Canal cruise with live guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Regnbuepladsen/Vester Voldgade, next to City Hall Square
The coordinates of the stop are as follows: 55°40'31.8"N 12°34'15.0"E

Departure Time

10:45 AM

Return Details

Cruise concludes at Ved Stranden.
Climb aboard a comfortable, specially designed coach with glass panels, at a centrally located pickup point in Copenhagen and sink back into your seat for the panoramic city tour. As you cruise through the beautiful city, see impressive monuments like the Gefion Fountain, Rosenborg Castle and the Citadel of Copenhagen.
You will then have a 30 minute stop to see the changing of the Royal Guard at Amalienborg Palace, where your English speaking host will make sure you get safely on and off the bus. There is also photo stops at both the Opera and the Little Mermaid statue, one of Denmark’s most renowned attractions; hear of how the cultural symbol is based on Hans Christian Andersen’s timeless tale of the same name.
After 2 hours bus sightseeing, head to the bustling old fish market at Gammel Strand and climb aboard your awaiting canal boat for the second half of your tour. Glide through Copenhagen’s thriving harbor and feast your eyes on an architectural mélange of colorful buildings and metropolitan structures, as you take in the life along the idyllic canals.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that the boat will not operate if there is ice on the water

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Read the fine print.
, Jul 2019
The tour seemed fine when it started, but if you buy a boat ride also the company leaves you there so you must find a way to get back on your own. We were just starting the tour when they stopped to let us off for the canal ride. We never finished since they would not return to pick us up. Buy the tour separately.
History with a smile
, Jun 2019
The tour guide was amazing! He related the history with a side of humour, which made for a pleasant and informative tour.
Convenient, reasonably priced overview, but with drawbacks
, May 2019
Two part tour, Comfortable bus which made three stops: Little Mermaid, changing of guard at Palace, and Opera House, with nice narrative throughout from excellent guides. Second part was 1 hour canal cruise. So...why just average? There was nothing to see at the Opera House, and the canal cruise covered it too. Changing of the guard was bland, but at least the guide's historical narrative made it interesting. Little mermaid was swamped, with tourists literally climbing onto the statue. No security? On the canal cruise, they couldn't start the boat and, after about 20 minutes, offloaded us to another boat, that they then held longer to wait for a late arriving school group. We were told we'd have an option of an open or closed boat. We didn't, had only an open boat, and were rained on considerably. The cruise overlapped with the bus tour, stopping from the water side to view from the boat the Little Mermaid, the Palace and the Opera House. Visited nearby canals filled mostly with middle income housing. The one canal we did NOT visit was Nyhavn, arguably the most picturesque, and the one the company uses in its promotional picture. Later, on a city map, we saw Nyhavn was a second origin point for canal cruises, so maybe a more attractive canal cruise was possible.
, Aug 2018
Not enough time with tour guide. Need better place to meet. Needed to see more before taking Cruise.
, Jul 2018
Both our our guides on the coach and boat were knowledgeable and charismatic. This was a nice way to get to know he areas of Copenhagen.
Amazing service and experience
, Jul 2018
This was a wonderful experience. Great guides. English is outstanding. What views ! Very pleased we did this tour. Be prepared for water and cooler temps.
The tour arranged through Stromma...
rajeev s
, Jun 2018
The tour arranged through Stromma Copenhagen,had very unhelpful guide and very unfriendly .In addition they left us at the harbor without dropping us at the pick up site.This was very inconvenient and we had to walk a lot. I will never book a tour with Stromma Copenhagen in future.
We were supposed to meet the tour at 11...
, Sep 2017
We were supposed to meet the tour at 11 am. Hotel desk said it would take less than five minutes to get there. We left 20 minutes early but got stuck in traffic and didn't make it to the tour stop until 11:08 and the but was gone. Obviously they didn't care that a lot of construction was going on and someone might be late. And we were four people! I guess that Viator in Copenhagen doesn't give a hoot about the customer. Not a good thing.
Great tour for visitors to wonderful...
Naiyaratana C
, Sep 2017
Great tour for visitors to wonderful Copehagen! The tour takes you through the city and stops at major tourist attractions including The Little Mermaid, home of the Danish Royal family Amalienborg, and the modern Opera house. Our guide Teddy is very knowledgeable of this fabulous city. Because the tour group size can be large, please be considerate of fellow travelers and be back on the bus on time. We also did the Harbor cruise which provided another perspective of this lovely city. Tour of Copenhagen by land and sea is a fabulous way of enjoying this gem in Scandinavia!
We went to the designated meeting place...
, Sep 2017
We went to the designated meeting place to start our tour, and found a dozen or more other people standing around with tickets for the tour in their hands also. No bus to be found. We looked a block down the street and saw a bus sitting there, and upon approaching the bus, we were told it was the bus for the tour. When I asked the tour guide why the bus wasn't at the designated meeting place, she said they did not have a parking spot there. Poor excuse. I'm don't know if anyone else has had this problem with finding the tour bus. When you visit the various places listed on the tour - you just drive past all of them, except you do get off the bus to see the changing of the guard. When it was time for the canal/harbor cruise we had to wait in line with others that had purchased tickets for the gray line cruise. I was under the impression that we would have a boat waiting just for our group once the bus tour was done. The canal/harbor cruise did NOT go down Nyhavn canal. Very disappointed in this tour.

Product code: 2158DKAP008

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