Sandy beaches and celebrated architects, memories of the Vikings and open air museums. Our voyage around the Danish coast takes us from old world windmills to the capital Copenhagen.
Our unique shore walks and excursions include:
Esbjerg: On the west coast of Denmark, hop across the water to the island of Fanø, beloved of artists, with its windmills, long sandy beaches and woodland walks.
Skagen: Denmark’s northernmost town, where the North Sea meets the Baltic, renowned for its art, beaches and wandering sand dunes.
Aalborg: In the north of Denmark, best known for the remarkable Lindholm Høje cemetery containing iron age and Viking graves. It is also home to the Utzon centre which celebrates the work of Danish architect Jørn Utzon, designer of the Sydney Opera House.
Aarhus: In the Danish province of Jutland, a European Capital of Culture in 2017. We visit the city, including a visit to the Gamle By open air museum, then walk through parkland along the coast south of the city,
Fredericia: Founded in 1650, the town has Europe’s best preserved ramparts. After a guided tour we make the short journey to Rands Fjord, an area of open countryside in a lakeland setting.
Copenhagen: Home to the Little Mermaid, the painted canal-side houses of Nyhavn, Tivoli Gardens and the self proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood of Christiania.