• Learn about the Vikings in Denmark with Danish-born art historian, lecturer and broadcaster Lars Tharp
• Enjoy visits to fine museums, including the National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen, and the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde
• Discover Trelleborg, the remains of a Viking ring fortress
Lars Tharp, MA, FSA
Danish-born art historian, lecturer and broadcaster
Depart Heathrow 0955 on British Airways, arriving Copenhagen 1255. Transfer to 71 Nyhavn Hotel for four nights. Afternoon: tour of Copenhagen by boat. Welcome and introduction.
Morning walking tour of Copenhagen and visit to National Museum of Denmark (Bronze Age and Viking highlights). Afternoon coach tour of Copenhagen: Bishop Absalon statue, Toldbodgade, Amalienborg Square, Gefion Fountain. Free evening.
Morning visit to National Gallery of Denmark (Golden Age paintings). Free afternoon with opportunity to visit the University Botanical Garden, Hirschsprung Collection, Rosenborg Castle or David Collection. Free evening.
Morning visit to Trelleborg Fortress followed by excursion to Roskilde for Viking Ship Museum, optional trip on Roskilde Fjord aboard Viking ship reconstruction and guided tour of Roskilde Cathedral.
Morning: tour of Tivoli Gardens. Afternoon: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (art museum) or fishing village of Dragør (weather permitting). Depart Copenhagen 1815, arriving Heathrow 1920.
3 Jun — 7 Jun 2019
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return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded executive room, breakfast, two dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions.
travel insurance, executive single room supplement £265.