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.
This half-day panoramic tour combines commentary about the leadings sights of the Danish capital with a visit to a charming fishing village located just a few miles from the urban center. A bridge connects the metropolis with the historic island of Amager and the village of Dragor, founded in the 12th century and long a prosperous center for fishing. Its oldest sections are a picturesque maze of cobblestone alleys lined with colorful homes and buildings. Participants will have the opportunity to stroll about the village and take a coffee break in a local cafe.
Copenhagen, the capital city of the kingdom of Denmark since 1417 has a long history as the Royal city of Denmark. The tour will take you to Rosenborg Castle, built between 1606 and 1617 by King Christian IV. Today, the castle houses a fine collection of porcelain silverware and fine art. From Rosenborg Castle, you will drive through the heart of Copenhagen and see the Royal Theatre, Town Hall Square. Continue to Tivoli Gardens & theme park.
Copenhagen, the capital city of the kingdom of Denmark has a long history as the Royal city of Denmark. The tour will take you to Rosenborg Castle, built between 1606 and 1617 by King Christian IV. From Rosenborg Castle, you will drive to Christiansborg Castle, until 1794 the home of the Danish Royal Family. A visit is paid to the Royal Reception Rooms and the Knights Hall. You will continue past Amalienborg Palace and Tivoli Gardens.
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.