Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
The best way to learn and experience the atmosphere of Copenhagen city is to do it by walking. Commence the tour by following the harbor front. Stop at the original location of the famous Little Mermaid and stroll along the green park and harbor and continue to the elegant Amaliegarden, with the Queen's Palace, Amalienborg. Near the Amalienborg Palace you will come to the Nyhavn canals. Here a stop is made at one of the cozy inns for refreshment. At Gammel Strand you board one of our lovely canal boats. The leisurely cruise takes you through the canals of Christianshavn.
Enjoy a comprehensive look at Copenhagen by land and sea. The tour starts by coach and takes you for a short sightseeing tour through the city passing places of interest. At Gammel Strand, formerly the Old Fish Market, you change from bus to boat. The leisurely cruise takes you through the canals of Christianshavn.
Copenhagen is a city by the sea and with many years of tradition for the maritime life. You will experience Copenhagen by kayak through its canals and harbor. Feel the slow moves of the water and be part of the life of the Copenhageners in the canals. If time permits pass the old marine station of Holmen. At one of the water cafés you will make a stop for refreshment and a well-deserved break before heading back to the kayak station.
Depart from the pier and cross the bridge to the island of Amager where the beautiful little village of Dragør is located. Stroll the charming streets of this beautiful village. After lunch at a local inn, continue back to Copenhagen to visit and beer tasting at the Carlsberg Brewery. Pass by many of the main highlights within Copenhagen. At Nyhavn begin a cruise through the canals of Christianshavn with its picturesque buildings and Our Savior's Church and other landmarks. The boat tour ends at Langelinie pier. Return by foot to the ship.
Enjoy the evening light over Copenhagen and its harbour and canals. On this tour you will see evening Copenhagen with its local life in the canals of Christiansborg, the beautiful panorama over Copenhagen skyline and the quiet and glittering water of the harbour. It also takes you through the canals at Gammel Strand formerly the Old Fish Market where you will see the silhouette of Christiansborg Castle (Danish Parliament) on one side, and the multiple cafés and restaurants on the right side, or even on the canals.
After a short transfer into town, you start the walking tour at the Royal Palace then continue to Kings Square and Nyhavn. Nyhavn is famous for its many restaurants, pubs and bars. In the canal you will see many wooden ships.The walking tour will continue through the small streets and strøget to the Royal Café, which is an experience itself with its very artistic decoration and small shop selling small funny and odd items.
After the refreshment stop, we will continue to Gl strand, where the canal boat will be waiting. Sail in Copenhagen Harbour as well as the canals of Christianshavn ending by the cruise ship.
You will enjoy a panoramic sightseeing of Copenhagen passing the main attractions like the Royal Theatre, Amalienborg Palace and City Town Hall Square before stopping at the famous Tivoli Gardens & Theme Park. Here you will stroll through the park at your own tempo admiring the lakes, pavilions and flower decorations. You will continue by foot to Gammel Strand to enjoy a leisurely cruise through the canals of Christianshavn with its picturesque old buildings and Our Savior's Church. You will pass the original location of the Little Mermaid before returning to Langeline pier.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.