DENMARK BY H. C. ANDERSEN

DENMARK BY H. C. ANDERSEN

TRIP TO DENMARK

Day 1

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COPENHAGEN

the coat of art of Copenhagen

  • flight to Copenhagen
  • accommodation at the hotel
  • meals

Hotel in the Copenhagen Centre

Hotel

Day 2

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COPENHAGEN BY H. C. ANDERSEN

  • guided tour in Copenhagen in the footsteps of H. C. Andersen

visit to The Hans Christian Andersen Fairy-Tale House

– The City Hall and the statue of Hans Christian Andersen

– Strøget – the main pedestrian street

– Vår Frue Kirke Cathedral

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  • lunch break

visit to the Round Tower (Rundetaarn)

– Christiansborg Palace with its tower

Danish Royal Theatre – Old Scene

Nyhavn district

  • dinner
  • return to the hotel

Lunch – Danish specialties

Meals

Dinner in Nyhavn

H. C. Andersen statue in Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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CHRISTIANSBORG PALACE

Former royal palace, nowadays – the headquarters of the Danish government and parliament. 106 meter tower of the palace is the highest in CopenhagenThe view of the city from the top of the tower is really impressive.

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ROYAL DANISH THEATRE – OLD STAGE

It was one of the world culture centres at the time when famous fabulist lived in Copenhagen. It was here that 14 years old Andersen tried his hand as an actor, singer and dancer.

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy-Tale House, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN FAIRY-TALE HOUSE

Super modern museum that takes us through ‘live’ pictures into the world of Andersen’s Fairy Tales

ROUND TOWER

The oldest working astronomical observatory in Europe is located in the seventeenth century tower in Copenhagen. The tower is called Rundetaarn (Round Tower). Library situated in the Rundetaarn was on a regular basis visited by Andersen. It was here that the famous writer was finding inspirations for his fairy tales. The tower can also be found in one of his most beautiful fairy tales – ‘The Tinder Box’.

Round Tower (Rundetaarn), Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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Hans Christian Andersen Fairy-Tale House, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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Nyhavn, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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NYHAVN

Nyhavn district – one of the most charming places in Copenhagen. It is no wonder that H. C. Andersen chose Nyhavn for his home.

Day 3

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ANDERSEN’S HOME IN ODENSE

the coat of arms of Odense

  • transfer to Odense
  • sightseeing tour in the footsteps of H. C. Andersen

Museum of H. C. Andersen

– Andersen’s bench

Old Railway Station

sculptures of characters from Andersen’s Fairy Tales

St. John Church

Odense Palace

theatre

– Franciscan monastery and hospital

City Hall

  • lunch

sightseeing of the Cathedral of St. Canute

sightseeing of Andersen’s home

prison

Andersen Park with monument of famous writer

– Highborne Maidens Order

‘The Laundry’

Andersen’s primary school

– Kramboden – old shop

  • dinner
  • return trip to the hotel in Copenhagen

Lunch and dinner in the Old Town in Odense

meals

ODENSE

The third biggest city of Denmark, the birthplace of H. C. Andersen.

H. C. Andersen Museum in Odense. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN MUSEUM

Place where H. C. Andersen was probably born. In Andersen’s childhood days this charming cottage was located in the slum and was divided into 3 apartments dwelled by 5 or more families. It is known for sure that originally the grandmother of the story-teller lived here and then the aunt of his father.

Andersen’s home in Odense, Denmark. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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ANDERSEN’S HOME

He had lived here from 2 to 14 years of age before he moved to Copenhagen. ‘The Snow Queen’ – one of the most beautiful fairy tales was inspired by his childhood memories.

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ODENSE CITY HALL

One of the most enjoyable events in story-teller’s life took place in Odense City Hall. It was here that Andersen became the honorary citizen of Odense.

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ODENSE PALACE

Andersen’s mother occasionally worked as a laundress in the palace. Andersen sometimes accompanied his mother during her duties.

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THE LAUNDRY

‘The Laundry’ – a place by the river where Andersen’s mother was doing laundry along with other poor women. The writer portrayed them in ‘The Story of a Mother’.

Kramboden - the old shop in Odense. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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KRAMBODEN

The old shop as well as the merchant home dates back to sixteenth century. There is a museum nowadays but still shopping is possible here…

Cathedral and the statue of H. C. Andersen in Odense. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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ODENSE CATHEDRAL

Three important events in Hans Christian Andersen’s life took place there: Andersen’s confirmation, his parents’ wedding and funeral service of his father.

Sculptures in Odense based on 'The Emperor's New Clothes' fairy tale. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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OTHER SPOTS IN ODENSE CONNECTED WITH ANDERSEN

St. John Church – the church where Andersen was baptised.

The prison – Andersen as a child was visiting the prison accompanying his grandmother who was married to one of the convicts.

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ODENSE THEATRE

H. C. Andersen was enchanted with the theatre from his early childhood. The great fabulist came from a very poor family that could not afford a luxury of going to the theatre. He was helping the worker of Odense Theatre in exchange for tickets. It was on the stage of this local theatre that Andersen made his debut as a supernumerary.

Day 4

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DAYS OF GLORY

  • bus trip to castles and palaces where Andersen used to stay:

Bregentved Palace – a hike in the park

sightseeing of Gisselfeld Abbey

  • coffee break

Basnæs Castle

  • lunch

Holsteinborg Castle – visiting the church and rooms where Andersen used to stay

Borreby Castle – tour of the castle and surrounding park

  • dinner
  • return trip to Copenhagen
  • back to the hotel

Lunch in Næstved

Meals

Dinner – a fish dish

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When H. C. Andersen became a famous and respected writer, he was willingly invited by the royal family and the nobility. On our tour we visit the places where Andersen was a frequent guest.

Holsteinborg Castle, Denmark. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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Holsteinborg Castle, Denmark. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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HOLSTEINBORG CASTLE

The place beloved by the writer. He used to come here almost every year and he felt like at home here.

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GISSELFELD ABBEY

One of the biggest landed estates in Denmark willingly visited by Andersen as well as J. S. Bach and famous Danish sculptor – Bertel Thorvaldsen – known in Poland for his Nicolaus Copernicus monument and statue of Prince Jozef Poniatowski in Warsaw.

Bregentved Palce, Denmark. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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BREGENTVED PALACE

The biggest landed estate in Zealand.

BORREBY CASTLE

Borreby Castle was inspiration for writing the story ‘The Wind Tells about Valdemar Daae and His Daughters’. The fairy tale spins the tragic story of a Borreby heir who had lost the property as a result of careless experiments with alchemy.

Day 5

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COPENHAGEN – FAREWELL WITH ANDERSEN

  • guided tour in Copenhagen in the footsteps of H. C. Andersen:

– a walk through the royal district of Amalienborg

– sightseeing of the Amalienborg Palace, the changing of the guards

– the Copenhagen Opera House and the Royal Danish Playhouse

– Gefion Fountain

  • lunch break

the statue of the Little Mermaid

– the Citadel

– Nyboder district

Rosenborg Palace, the park, Andersen statue

Andersen’s grave in the Norrebro cemetery

  • dinner
  • transfer to the airport
  • flight to Poland

Lunch – smørrebrød

Meals

Dinner – Danish traditional dishes

Andersen statue in Rosenborg Park, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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'The Little Mermaid' - the symbol of Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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THE LITTLE MERMAID STATUE

It’s currently the most recognizable symbol of Copenhagen. The mermaid is a character of a moving fairy tale.

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AMALIENBORG ROYAL PALACE

The seventeenth century palace is one of the most magnificent examples of Danish rococo. The great attraction is the changing of the Royal Guards which takes place every day at noon. The palace is the Queen Margrethe II of Denmark’s residence. It is possible to visit the interior of the palace including rooms which are even now used by the Queen.

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ROSENBORG PALACE

The second of Copenhagen statues of Hans Christian Andersen is situated in a beautiful park surrounding the Rosenborg Palace. The palace was formerly the suburban residence of kings of Denmark.

YOU SHOULD TRY!

SMØRREBRØD

traditional Danish sandwiches with shrimps, salmon or herring

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Nyboder, Copenhagen. Trip to Denmark, Denmark tours, travel to Denmark – Hit The Road Travel

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NYBODER

District built for sailors and their families by King Christian IV.

from 749 € per person*

*for a 48 person group. The price includes return flight from Gdansk to Copenhagen, transfers, accommodation in the hotel in double rooms, meals, admissions to attractions, guide assistance.

The programme is addressed to groups from 10 to 60 people

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  • knowledge
  • shopping
  • bus transfer
  • canoeing rally
  • monuments
  • art
  • attractions for kids
  • meals
  • amusement park
  • workshop or team building
  • car
  • plane
  • bike trips
  • swimming pool
  • active
  • relax
  • fishing
  • walking tour
  • diving
  • nature
  • spa
  • nature study
  • RIB
  • narrow-gauge railway
  • surf
  • adventure park
  • bungee jumping
  • go-karts
  • golf
  • off-roading
  • zip-line
  • shotting range or paintball
  • quads

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