Denmark is home to the oldest monarchy in the world. The three royal castles of Copenhagen are featured on this tour. Embark your motorcoach and enjoy the drive through the city before you reach your first stop. Christiansborg Palace, set on a pretty canal, is the only building in the world to be the seat of all three branches of a nation's government – executive, legislative and judicial. This neo-baroque palace (1907) occupies Slotsholmen Island, from where Monarchs have traditionally ruled Denmark since the earliest days of this country's history. Visit the Royal Reception Rooms. Of special interest are the relatively new tapestries gifted to the queen on her 50th birthday in 1990. They were completed in 2000 and now decorate the large banquet hall. Pause for photos in front of Danish Royal Opera House – one of the most expensive opera houses ever built. A splendid view across the harbor includes Amalienborg Palace – residence of Her Majesty Queen Magrethe II. Before you return to your ship, enjoy a panoramic drive through the inner city passing the idyllic Rosenborg Castle. The former summer residence of King Christian the 4th.
Tour may operate in reversed order. There are approximately 80 steps at the Christiansborg Palace. For safety reasons, guests with walking difficulties may not participate on this excursion. Comfortable shoes recommended.