Our ship left the White Cliffs of Dover in the late afternoon and set sail for Copenhagen, Denmark. We arrived in Copenhagen in the early morning hours and then set off for our 9:15am tour titled CPHN51 Charming Copenhagen – Walk & Cruise. Our tour began on foot on a cool rainy day in Denmark. We first passed the Gefion Fountain followed by St. Alban’s Church. Along the waterfront we walked umbrella in hand with a view of the Royal Playhouse across the canal. Next we came across the courtyard of Amalienborg Castle and the Queen’s Palace. After a good morning walk we all relaxed at the Café in Statens Museum for Kunst for an early afternoon refreshment. Once the relaxing was over we headed to the Nyhavn Harbor taking in the beauty of the brightly colored pastel buildings. Afterwards we traversed much of the City Center on foot admiring the architecture amongst the period reflection of Copenhagen’s vast buildings.
The next part of our journey consisted of a Canal Cruise where we sailed through the canals of Christianshavn. This offered an entirely different perspective of the city. We saw City Hall Tower, Our Saviour’s Church, the Black Diamond and Christiansburg Palace the seat of the Danish Parliament among many other sites. Unfortunately the Little Mermaid statue was at the World’s Fair during our visit so it was not available for viewing.
At the end of our cruise we were left off to return to our ship but as we had some free time we talked the guide into letting us return with the next excursion and be dropped off downtown. She recommend a local café that was owned by an American and we stopped there for lunch. Having eaten we browsed for a while before eventually returning to the ship having had an enjoyable day in Copenhagen.
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Lines
Cruise Ship: Norwegian Sun
Tour Name: Charming Copenhagen Walk & Cruise
Tour Operator: unknown
Steps logged: unknown