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Copenhagen. Denmark
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 37 36 41 49 60 66 69 69 61 53 44 39
Average Low 30 28 32 36 45 52 55 54 50 44 37 32
Average Rainfall 1.7 1 1.4 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.6 2.9 2 2.1 2.1 2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Danish Krone
$1.00 USD = kr6.87 DKK
Visa requirement
No
Aarhus. Denmark
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 36 36 41 50 60 66 69 68 61 53 45 39
Average Low 28 27 30 34 42 48 52 51 46 42 36 31
Average Rainfall 2 1.6 1.6 1.6 2 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Danish Krone
$1.00 USD = kr6.87 DKK
Visa requirement
No
Reykjavik. Iceland
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 35 37 37 41 47 52 55 54 49 44 38 36
Average Low 27 29 29 33 39 44 47 46 41 36 31 28
Average Rainfall 3.4 2.9 3 2.2 1.7 1.8 2 2.4 2.8 3.5 3.3 3.3
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+0
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Icelandic Króna
$1.00 USD = kr129.70 ISK
Visa requirement
No
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Fairy Tale Denmark

8 Day/6 Nights - from $2,460 per person including airfare from East Coast
This 6-night trip takes you on a delightful self-drive tour of Denmark. Begin in Copenhagen, where sights include Tivoli Gardens, Amalienborg Palace, the old harbor of Nyhavn, and a stroll along the Stroget. Pick up your rental car and head to Roskilde, where you see the Viking Ship Museum, then onward to Kvaerndrup for a visit to Egeskov Castle. Continue to Odense and Hans Christian Andersen’s home, now a museum dedicated to the world-famous fairy-tale writer. Next, drive to Aarhus, where the Old Town, Den Gamle By, is a fascinating open-air museum of completely furnished old Danish houses. After a ferry to North Zealand, drive to Hillerod and Frederiksborg Castle. Continue to Helsingor and visit Kronborg Castle, the setting of Hamlet. Return to Copenhagen along the coastal road, perhaps stopping to visit the Karen Blixen Museum. Back in Copenhagen, return your rental car. Starting at $2460 per person, including air, with daily departures.
Day 1 – USA/Copenhagen
Depart from the East Coast via Icelandair to Copenhagen.
 
Day 2 - Copenhagen
Arrive at Copenhagen airport and transfer to hotel on your own. (Comfort Vesterbro or similar)
 
Day 3 - Copenhagen
Today, explore the capital at your leisure. Recommended visits include Tivoli Gardens, Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace, Nyhavn harbor, the Little Mermaid, and Carlsberg Museum, and the pedestrian shopping streets of Stroget. (B)
 
Day 4 - Copenhagen/Roskilde/Odense
Pick up your rental car and travel westward to Roskilde. Visit the Viking Ship Museum and Roskilde Cathedral. Continue to Halskov, and drive over the bridge to the island of Funen. Drive to Kvaerndrup and visit Egeskov Castle, Europe’s best-preserved water fortress, and its spectacular gardens. Continue to Odense. (First Grand Odense or similar) (B)
 
Day 5 - Odense/Jelling/Aarhus
This morning, visit Hans Christian Andersen’s home, now a museum dedicated to the world-famous fairy-tale writer. Cross the waterway to Jutland peninsula. En route to Aarhus, detour to Jelling and the UNESCO-listed complex that includes the 10th-century rune stones left by two Viking kings. Continue to Aarhus and visit the Old Town, Den Gamle By. Also, you may visit the cathedral and the Moesgaard museum of Danish prehistory, or drive past Marselisborg Castle. (First Atlantic or similar) (B)
 
Day 6 - Aarhus/North Zealand       
After breakfast, depart by ferry to the peninsula Sjaellands Odde on Zealand. Continue to Hillerod and Frederiksborg Castle, home of the Museum of National History. The castle chapel houses Denmark’s oldest organ, dating from 1610. (Hillerod or similar) (B)
 
Day 7 - North Zealand/Copenhagen
Today, drive to Helsingor, passing Fredensborg Palace, perhaps making a brief photo stop. In Helsingor, visit Kronborg Castle, setting of Hamlet. Return to Copenhagen along the coastal road, where you may stop to visit the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art or Rungstedlund, which was the family home of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen. Continue to Copenhagen and return your rental car. (Comfort Vesterbro or similar) (B)
 
Day 8 – Copenhagen/USA
Transfer to the airport on your own for your Icelandair flight to the US. Arrive the same day. (B)  

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Tour Features

  • Round trip airfare from East Coast gateway city to Copenhagen via Icelandair, coach class
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Copenhagen
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Odense, Aarhus, and Hillerod
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Breakfast daily
  • Car rental class ‘B’ (type Ford Fiesta or similar), 4 days (96 hours) city / city Copenhagen
  • Bridge toll Great Belt Bridge
  • Ferry crossing for car and passengers Aarhus – Sjællands Odde
  • Entrances: Tivoli, Egeskov Castle, The Old City, Frederiksborg Castle, Kronborg Castle
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks
  • If hotels listed or Icelandair is not available at the time of  reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available.

ICELAND STOPOVER
3 Days/2 Nights

Reykjavik

  • Icelandair Hotel Natura (FC) or Hilton Reykjavik (D)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Airport Transfers

Departure Dates

Land Only

Single Supplement

Mar 1 – Apr 30
$270 FC
$330 D
$195 FC
$150 D
May 1-31
$330 FC
$390 D
$155 FC
$195 D
Jun 1 – Sep 15
$420 FC
$495 D
$250 FC
$310 D
Sep 16 – Oct 31
$335 FC
$390 D
$160 FC
$275 D
Nov 1 – Dec 1
Jan 1 – Mar 31 ’17
$285 FC
$345 D
$110 FC
$155 D

Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

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