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Foraging along Roskilde Fiord – Guided Hike
Boserup forest is among the most beautiful forests in Denmark. Let me show you on this guided walk by Roskilde.
Wood anemones and lots of other flowers grow under the trees, including lots of edible plants. The forest is known as one of the best forests to go hunting for morels. Along the fiord plants like common scurvy grass and sea arrowgrass can be found together with several species of seaweed. We will find the plants, taste them, find out how to use them and collect some for your supper.
I will tell you about the New Nordic Kitchen and why the Chinese have become so interested in it. You can continue after the tour with your own picnic, a grill party, a swim in the fiord or perhaps stay overnight in a shelter.
The story of dramatic history of the forest and the way it is managed in modern times is part of the tour.
Bring with you food and something to drink.
Explore Korsør on Guided Walk
Let me show you the town Korsør that was of great importance for the Danish Kings in ancient Denmark. Former port for the ferries
Copenhagen's Oldest Active Cemeteries
Beautiful and exciting walk around Copenhagen's oldest cemeteries.
Royal Copenhagen Tour – City Walk and Rosenborg Castle
Experience the beautiful Rosenborg Castle and visit the Danish Crown Jewels – combined with a city walk to Amalienborg Palace
Beer in Copenhagen
Beer, Copenhagen and hygge! Beerwalk focusing on the delicious beverage which Denmark export all over the world – have a taste
"The Danish Girl" Hollywood Film on Location in Copenhagen
Guided tour in Copenhagen. The film tells about a Danish painter Gerda Wegener and her life with her husband Einar Wegener, an artist himself.
He was transsexuel and changed his identity into the woman Lili Elbe. The film describes the changes not only for Einar but also for Gerda, who had to say farewell to the man she married and to become a close friend to Lili.
The film tells about ther lives in Copenhagen during the 1920's and we will follow in their footsteps on this city walk and listen to the story.
Guided tour for groups.
Søren Kierkegaard's Copenhagen
City walk focusing on the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard's Copenhagen and life in Copenhagen in the 1800s
Bicycle Tour in the New And Trendy Copenhagen
Experience architecture on a bicycle tour in Copenhagen. See where and get to know why the architects have chosen their buildings
Beer and other stories in Copenhagen. Diversity of the Vesterbro district
Experience Danish beer culture while seeing one of the most diverse districts of Copenhagen
The Best of Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg attracted royals and celebrities since the 1600's. Learn why on a stroll in and around the lovely Frederiksberg Gardens
Visit Reersø – a Peninsula on Zealand in the Great Belt Strait
On a guided walk in Reersø you'll experience the charming little village with timber-framed houses, a tavern by the church and docks for local fishery.
You'll hear about why Reersø received a tax-exempt status in the 15th century, where the typical tail-less cats descend from and much more on this walk.
Many artists decided to settle on the island so there are both potters' studios and art galleries.
After the guided walk, I suggest and recommend that you take a little excursion into nature on your own.
Just east from the peninsula, there's a place called ''The Bottle'' (Flasken), which is a wet area with an abundance of birdlife such as migratory birds, ducks, geese and elders. Here you're bound to see kestrels, common buzzards and even sea eagles, if you're lucky.
To the west of the village, the landscape shoots up and then descends steeply into the Great Belt Strait. Here you're offered a beautiful view over the island of Funen, on the other shore. Walking along the beach, you might just stumble upon remnants from the stone-age, pieces of flint both natural and worked by hand; evidences of ancient humans in the area.
City Walk Copenhagen, History of Denmark Through the History of Its Capital
This guided tour of Copenhagen will give you the history of Denmark through some of Copenhagen's historical sights
Mindelunden and Ryvangens Natural Park
Exciting city walk in natural park with amazing nature and rich military history
Trelleborg, Harald Bluetooth and the Viking Age
Guided tour of the Viking fortification Trelleborg. The story of wild Vikings and king Harald Bluetooth who formed Denmark
Danish Design – Past, Present, Future
Great Danish furniture designs such as Kaare Klint, Hans Jorgen Wegner, Børge Mogensen, Finn Juhl, Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjaerholm
Christian 4th and His Buildings
On this city walk in Copenhagen I show you some of the beautiful buildings erected by King Christian the 4th. We will meet at the Old Square, Gammel Torv.
From there vi head towards the brew-house, the Royale Arsenal Museum, we pass the Stock Exchange, Holmens Church and look towards Christianshavn and Christania.
We cross through the city to the Round Tower, and if you like we can walk up the tower. I will tell you about all the symbols of the tower and show what has been designed by Christian the 4th himself. Before we continue towards Rosenborg Castle we take a look at Trinitatis Church and at the Residential Hall, Regensen.
From Rosenborg Castle we pass through the Royal Garden to the first buildings to house labourers in this case fleet personel. It is called the New Small Houses, Nyboder. From here we walk to the Citadel, Kastellet.
If you want to visit Rosenborg Castle and The Crown Jewels it is possible.
Denmark is the 2nd oldest monarchy in the world so history has provided us with many kings. If you only have time to learn about one of them, King Christian IV is the one you need to know.
Beer Walk in Historic Copenhagen – Tastings at Three Beer Bars
Taste the best Danish beers – and listen to the fascinating story about beer in historic Copenhagen and the Danish beer revolution
Hike in the Beautiful Nature Surrounding Korsør
Walk with me through forest and meadow, by the lake, beach and Storebælt with the beautiful bridge in the background
Copenhagen and the Wars Against Britain
A different walk through Copenhagen: Learn about the wars with Britain and how they left the city of Copenhagen in ruins
Landscapes Around Køge
It is mainly cold Ice Ages and warm subtropical times that have created today's landscape in temperate Denmark. Enjoy beautiful nature
Viking Biking Tour
We take a nice bike ride from Lejre to Roskilde, where we follow in the footsteps of the Vikings.
We take the train to Roskilde, with possibility of renting bicycles, if you do not already have your own bicycle. We go from Roskilde by train to Lejre, where the best landscape with Viking monuments is located. I'll tell the story of among other things Beowolf, as it unfolded here on the spot. When we come to Roskilde, we visit the Viking Ship Museum, where it is possible to sail on a real Viking ship and where you can also enjoy a Viking meal! If we have time, we go on a short city-walk in Roskilde, where we also have to drop off the bikes, if they are rented.
Guided Walk by Stevns Klint, World Heritage Site
Feel the presence of history. Learn why Man now reigns on the earth and not the dinosaurs. Guided hike at the beautiful Stevns Klint
Colonial Denmark and the Slave Trade
See and hear Copenhagen's colonial history, with focus on the slave trade.
Viking Walking Experience
Come and enjoy a unique experience within Danish landscape and get close to the history of Vikings
The Fredensborg Palace and Gardens
Experience the splendor of Fredensborg Castle throug wonderful views from the park. Recidens for the Danish Queen fall and springtime
Denmark – a Design Nation
The big old masters such as Kaare Klint and Mogens Koch fosters in the 1920s and 1930s the idea of functional design and design for everybody. It fails at this point but the development continues after World War II, especially with the FDB (joined Danish cooperatives) design studio for furniture controlled by Børge Mogensen.
We look at the different elements in the design process as a collaboration between joinery, furniture designer and manufacturer as seen between the Rud Rasmussen Joinery and Kaare Klint and between Carl Hansen & Son and Hans Jørgen Wegner. This also includes the importance of the relationship between good design and good business.
We will start at Design Museum Denmark, and after that we continue to the flagship store of Carl Hansen & Son in Bredgade, Cph K.
City Walk in the Bridge District Nørrebro
Join this tour and see how the working class used to live, combined with the new cosmopolitan city you find in the heart of Nørrebro
Edible Plants along Copenhagen Harbour
Foraging along Copenhagen Harbour. Guided bicycle tour and I guide you to find herbs and berries and explain the New Nordic Kitchen
Beautiful Mansions in Copenhagen's Frederiksstad
King Frederik's new district outside the citygate of Copenhagen which holds the royal palace Amalienborg
Walk the West Rampart around Greater Copenhagen
Join a relaxed and peaceful walk along the old western fortifications, once built as the biggest building project in Denmark
A Tale of Two Cathedrals – from Copenhagen to Roskilde and Lund
On either side of the Oresund near to Copenhagen there sits a magnificent cathedral. Roskilde cathedral is a UNESCO world heritage site and the burial place of the Danish monarchy. Lund cathedral is one of the glories of medieval architecture and contains one of the oldest astronomical clocks in the world.
Roskilde and Lund are themselves very charming cities that are among the oldest settlements in Scandinavia.
The tour starts in Copenhagen from where we drive to Roskilde and head to the cathedral; we also explore the old centre of this appealing small city.
We then cross over the Oresund Bridge, one of the architectural marvels of the modern age, to Sweden and then head to Lund cathedral. We also explore the centre of this delightful University City before heading back to Copenhagen again.
New and Old Architecture in Copenhagen
Join me on a walk towards Copenhagen's many green spires and towers, a new skyscraper and the medieval town
The Castle of Copenhagen, Center of Power – a Journey Through 900 Years
An exciting city walk through 900 years of history. Christiansborg, royal residence and parliament
A Journey Through the History of Copenhagen
Join me on a journey through Copenhagen's history, starting where it was established as a fishing and trading village
Vikings in Copenhagen, Lejre, Roskilde
Experience the wonderful world of the Vikings on Zealand
The Castle of Hamlet: Kronborg – Danish World Heritage
The story of Kronborg in Elsinore – the Castle of Shakespeare's Hamlet, a special place in Danish history.
Northern Europe's largest Renaissance Castle stores some of the most amazing and disturbing stories.
Kronborg Castle was built to replace the old and outdated fortress Krogen, which had existed since Erik of Pomerania made Elsinore Denmark's second largest city in the 15th century. Kronborg is one of Northern Europe's most important Renaissance castles.
Kronborg holds a love story beyond all limits, as Frederik II build a whole wing for his beloved Sophie, so she could walk with dry shoes from her chamber to the church.
For centuries, the castle's location, next to the Entrance of Øresund, gave Danish kings the power to control the shipping in Øresund and to collect the much hated "Øresundstold" a special tax for sailing through Øreund.
Fire, wars and shipwrecks are also part of Kronborg's history and stories worth listening to.
Kronborg is now on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Parks and Former Fortifications in the Heart of Copenhagen
We walk through the historical fortifications of Copenhagen, among them Rosenborg and Kastellet. Lovely urban nature as well
Copenhagen Among the Kings – Foot and Bike Tour
Main sights of the inner city of Copenhagen by foot and bicycle. The jewels of Copenhagen
Our tour begins at the open marketplace Torvehallerne, where we'll meet for a story-filled walk through cool, multicultural Nørrebro
The Story of Danish Jewry. By Bus from Copenhagen to Gilleleje
A guided tour dedicated Danish Jewry. Immigration from the Netherlands in the 1600s to modern life living with terrorism as a fact
The Palaces and Castles of North Zealand – Royal North Zealand
Join me on a coach tour to North Zealand and visit the beautiful castles and the palace still lived in by the royal family.
We drive along the coast from Copenhagen, enjoying the Erimitage Castle and I will till you about the castle which has an interesting history.
We continue going north to Helsinor for a visit at Hamlet's castle Kronborg, listed world heritage by UNESCO and a remarkable castle with a unique position by the sea.
We head towards Frederiksborg Castle which is a unique renaissance castle. We visit the palace and the church and may go for a walk in the gardens if time allows.
From Hillerød we pass by Fredensborg palace the summer residens of the royal family, before returning to Copenhagen.
During the tour I will reveal the history of the castles to you and I will do guided tours at the castles.
If you wish lunch can be arranged by GuideServiceDenmark
Experience Frederiksborg Castle
Experience 500 years of Danish history told through the castles magnificent art works
Copenhagen for First Time Visitors
A city walk that gives you a perfect introduction to the beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark's capital.
Horror in the Old City of Copenhagen
Welcome on this city tour that gives you insight to the horror and darkness that once ruled the beautiful city of Copenhagen
In the Name of Love
City tour in old Copenhagen – in the name of love. You will be moved and amazed by the beautiful city and the great love stories!
Viking Ships and Royal Tombs – UNESCO World Heritage Site in Roskilde
Visit the magnificent cathedral and the thousand-year-old Viking ships on this guided tour around Roskilde's cultural world heritage.
Roskilde Cathedral and the Viking Ship Museum – two places that are both recognized as unique world cultural heritage. The cathedral is the church in the world that has the most kings and queens buried: 21 kings and 18 queens. At the same time, it is a unique architectural testimony to the changing art and architectural styles of the past as well as a display of the changing views on monarchy in Denmark.
Highlights of the trip are Margrethe the 1st's distinguished tomb and Christian the 4th's beautifully decorated chapel, which displays the king's legacy as a colorful warrior king.
The Viking Ship Museum houses the original 5 Skuldelev ships, Museumsøen houses the large collection of reconstructed Viking ships and Nordic wooden boats that showcase what the original ships looked like a thousand years ago. The boatyard on the Museum Island next to the museum is open from May to mid-October, it imparts vivid Viking Age craftsmanship and boat building culture.
We will visit both places to explore a milleneum of Danish history – from the Vikings' ravages and adventurous spirit to the kings' uniting and pacifying of the country. We will consider the question of who the Vikings really were and get closer to the center of power and the cheerful, touching, and sad stories that surround the Danish kings and queens.
If time allows, we will make a small city walk around the old Roskilde city center, or enjoy new Nordic food at the Viking Ship Museum's Café Knarr.
Frederiksberg, a Village in Copenhagen
Green areas, theatres, cafes, pubs, and beautiful avenues, the district in Copenhagen that has it all – get to know why
Lovely Gilleleje – Fishing Village with WWII History
Gilleleje at the top of Zealand was centre for the escape of Danish Jewry during WWII. I show you where. Enjoy a lunch at the harbour
The Legacy of Carlsberg
Explore the vibrant streets and discover the fairytale charm of this thriving city and its residents. All in the footsteps of Carlsberg
Oriental Footprints in Copenhagen
How Danish is Copenhagen? Join this guided city walk and see where a lot of inspiration has come from
Vikings and Kings in South Zealand
Would you like a guided tour to an area of utmost importance in medieval Denmark?
A tour to the castle ruins of Vordingborg…
Take a trip with me to Vordingborg and visit the Vordingborg Castle Grounds where you can still see parts of the outer walls and ascend the remaining "Goose Tower". I give you the story of both Viking Age Vordingborg and the three Valdemarian kings of the Danish Middle Ages, who built the castles from where they ruled the area and the country. Perhaps you would like to see the splendid old church too?
If you wish, I would be happy to meet you and your coach in Copenhagen or elsewhere and be your guide on the way to Vordingborg. This give me an opportunity to tell you more about the things we are going to see. We can make a stop at the newly recovered Ring Fort Vikingeborgen at Køge, this being the fifth known to this day. Or, if you prefer, we can make a detour to the town of Næstved and take a stroll through its lovely old centre.
Go back in time as we talk about monks and their monastery, boarding schools, a previous king and easy-going women
Streets and Squares in Copenhagen; Names Reveal Stories
Come and get to know the hidden squares of the Danish capital by a guided tour in special streets in Copenhagen
October 1943 – Danish Jews were Rescued Via Gilleleje
A unique account of how Danish Jews survived. Explore Gilleleje at the tip of Zealand: a 3 hour tour from Copenhagen
An Archaeological Journey through Copenhagen
Archaeology in Copenhagen, from past to present – let man become alive
Walk the Ramparts around Christianshavn
Walk the Ramparts of Christianshavn – part of the old fortifications of Copenhagen.
The rampart and the moats around Christianshavn are part of the extensive fortifications all around Copenhagen. Today they form a park area with many beautiful sights and access to the harbour. Seen from above it is like a green string of pearls.
We start our walk at Langebro and then follow the rampart all the way around the freetown Christiania – stop for a refreshment and peep look and then continue while enjoying the unique self constructed houses in Christiania. After a while we reach the Opera House from where we can take the harbour bus across to Nyhavn.
Walk on unneven surfaces, that can be muddy and slippery depending on the weather.
Walk from Rådvad Inn to Tårbæk Marina
No matter what season this is a favourite walk that always leaves you with many impressions
The Medieval Town Copenhagen where Absalon Built His City
City walk in the footsteps of Bishop Absalon. Hear about the transformation of Copenhagen from villlage into a town with influence
Contrasts in Copenhagen's South Harbour
Bicycle tour where you visit and experience Copenhagen's alternative and contrasting South Harbour by the sea
Three Palaces in North Zealand
Guided coach tour from Copenhagen to three royal gems in North Zealand: Kronborg, Frederiksborg, and Fredensborg Palace
This city walk of Copenhagen will tell the story of the Jewish community in Denmark.
Prohibited the entry to Denmark with the reformation of the Danish church in 1536, under King Christian the III the Jews were gradually allowed to settle in Denmark in 17th century during the reign of King Christian the IV.
We will see Slotsholmen, taking the time to discuss the history of Christianborg, the Danish Parliament and the Danish Monarchy. One of the main attractions of the tour is the Jewish Museum Mizva situated on the island. We will talk about the story that the museum tells its visitors and the message that holds its interior design.
From there we will proceed to Copenhagen's Synagoge, and will talk about the history and the architecture of the building as well as about the life of the Jewish community nowadays. We will visit the Jewish cemetery on Nørrebro and discuss the story of the Jewish community in Denmark during the Second World War.
The Little Mermaid, Amalienborg Palace, the Cathedral, the New Harbour integrated in one walk; the best way to experience Copenhagen
Time Travel in Køge
A guided walk in the charming town Køge. You will see the old houses, hear stories about the people who lived there and a ghost story
Vesterbro, Slaughter Houses, Carsberg and the New Labour Areas
To have made a lucky hit. That saying is in Danish to shoot the parrot, see where we have got the saying from
Best Beer Bars Nørrebro – Copenhagen
Beer bars are numerous at Nørrebro. We will visit the best of the bars and taste the beer revolution
Copenhagen, the City With Towers
Join me on a city walk in Copenhagen, see the beautiful city with the many towers. Let's meet at the stairs of the Copenhagen University in the centre of town.
You will learn bits and pieces about famous persons who lived in the area in the part of the city named "the Latin quarter".
We will have a look inside the old university building. Then we cross Vor Frue Plads, Our Lady's Square named after the cathedral. We'll visit the cathedral that holds the sculptures of Thorvaldsen and the residential home of the bishop.
We continue to the oldest square of the city with the famous Caritas fountain. We stroll through the narrow lanes and pass by the house where the founder of Carlsberg, brewer Jacobsen was born and where he started his production.
We walk on to the canal and look towards Christiansborg with the parliament. We enjoy the sight of all the towers and you'll learn about what we see.
Our city walk leads us to Højbro Square and through the pedestrian street to the Kings New Square, we pass the Royal Theatre and continue to Nyhavn, the new harbour, where we look at the old ships and where Hans Christian Andersen lived.
We walk around in the area called Frederik's City and pass Amalienborg, and Amaliehaven the garden by the royal palace and towards the famous street Langelinie and the fountain of Gefion through the Kastellet the military defence built by Christian 4 th. We finish at The Little Mermaid.
City Tour in Roskilde
Roskilde – a trip back to the middle ages and much more. Churches, royal burials and not least the beautiful city
Holmen – Former Naval Area with a New Life
A beautiful walk in the old naval area filled with military history and old architecture transformed for new purposes
Guided hike in Dyrehaven
A wonderfull hike throughnaturepark Dyrhaven, where we will pass by the Eremitage castle, outdoor scene, Ulvedalene and perhaps Bakken
Tour of the Sound (Øresund) by Coach. Copenhagen and Southern Sweden
In this tour around the Sound (Øresund), we'll experience the streets of Copenhagen, Malmoe and Lund
The Best Beer Bars in the Old City of Copenhagen
A tasty school of beer and the story of the beer revolution – while you visit the best beer bars in the old city of Copenhagen.
After the walk you will know the beer types and flavours, and you can tell your friends, what the beer revolution and craft beer are about.
The beer revolution startet in the USA 40 years ago, and reached Denmark 20 years ago as the first country in Europe. An effect of the great beer movement has been around 100 beer styles, thousands of breweries and x-number of different beers.
We shall taste the revolution at Amager Bryghus Taproom Nørreport, Taphouse and Skaal, but we will pass by other interesting watering holes.
A beer expert, blogger and author will be your guide on this thirst quencing walk.
The Stench of Cow Dung Mixed with Upper Middle Class
Listen to the story of why the walls litterally were soaked with cow dung in the homes of the Copenhageners in the 1800s
Roskilde, the First Capital of Denmark
Explore Viking Age Roskilde with Viking skips, a beautiful cathedral and tempting landscapes off the border of the city
Roskilde Cathedral – Denmark's Cradle
Roskilde Cathedral – More Than a Thousand Years of History. A guided tour is an experience that will follow you for some time after
Tour of the Neoclassic Copenhagen
A tour of Copenhagen looking at the beautiful buildings you can miss, when shop displays catch your attention
Experience the Golden Age of Danish Art and Culture
Join a city walk in Copenhagen and follow the footsteps of our famous fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen, the world-known philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, the sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen and the theologist Grundtvig. Get to know the history of the city while doing so.
The Golden Age of Danish Art is a specifically fascinating period. Never have so many great artists and thinkers been gathered on such little space as in Copenhagen in the first half of the 1800s. Painters, writers, sculptors and scientists – they were all there. They all influenced Denmark, our way of thinking or the way our society is today.
We pass the University of Copenhagen, we pass some of the buildings where Hans Christian Andersen lived and I'll introduce you to his Copenhagen. We visit the Cathedral of Copenhagen, Vor Frue Kirke, with the famous statue of Christ by Thorvaldsen and I show you the statues of Kierkegaard and Andersen.
On our city walk you will also see Tivoli from the outside and heare about the founder of this famous amusement garden, Georg Carstensen who created Tivoli on parts of the ramparts of Copenhagen. Famous painters from the period are Købke and Eckersberg who are connected to Charlottenborg, where the art academy used to be.
The tour includes a 1 hour guided visit to either the Museum of Thorvaldsen or to the Glyptotek, with an introduction to their collection of paintings from this period.
Copenhagen Through the Eyes of Hans Christian Andersen
The Danish capital Copenhagen and the world famous fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen. A story for you to explore
Nørrebro Guided Tour
Join me on a visit to the melting pot of Nørrebro a fascinating quarter of Copenhagen – working class to a trendy culture melting pot
Zealand and Islands - guided tours
Zealand is surrounded by islands. All are wonderful areas to visit especially on a guided tour as there is so much history and many wonderful gems. Lots of variety from the pulsating life in Copenhagen to all the many beautiful places scattered across South and West Zealand, the nature park Royal North Zealand and the islands Lolland-Falster. Furthermore, all the small and charming islands along the Zealand coast. There are so many places with each their good stories, beautiful nature and not least genuine Zealand warmth.
Zealand has many cities and places to choose from when planning your tour. If you don't find exactly the focus you want, contact us as we are always happy to assist and help you find the right solution. Good, guided tours in Copenhagen have a separate page to facilitate the overview.
Guided tours Zealand & nearby islands
For those who love a city break Copenhagen is an obvious choice, but there are also beautiful and lovely places in e.g. Roskilde, Helsingør, Korsør and Kalundborg to name just a few of the beautiful Zealand towns.
Where does the province actually begin? It's a bit difficult to completely create a boundary, so we'll let you decide when you feel you have left the capital.
The national park Royal North Zealand
Kongernes Nordsjælland, Royal North Zealand, might very well be best known for the royal castles and palaces Fredensborg Slot, Kronborg and Frederiksborg Slot. Fredensborg Palace is the residence of the royal family for part of the year, so of course you cannot go inside, but you can enjoy the palace from the outside and the beautiful park.
Kronborg Castle, Hamlet's castle is quite different. Here you can go inside and experience the atmosphere in the old halls. Perhaps, like so many others, you initially think of Shakespeare and the play Hamlet, but Kronborg has much more history to reveal. There is a story of Holger Danske, Holger the Dane, which is best understood when your guide explains his significance.
South Zealand's beautiful nature
Although Denmark is a flat country, Zealand's nature offers lots of variety. When you head down to the south you can explore two beautiful clints, Stevns Klint and Møns Klint. Steep and impressive clints that consist mostly of chalk. Among other things you can search for interesting fossils and if you have an inner geologist, you will certainly find more interesting stones on the coast.
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