Kronborg Castle

Home of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Friday, 2024-06-28, at 13:30
Helsingør, Denmark
Start at Helsingborg Central Station, Sweden



We will be visiting Kronborg Castle, one of the few places in the world surrounded by as much drama and history. Famous as the setting for Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, it holds a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Located in Helsingør, Denmark, Kronborg is a castle and stronghold that was once the residence of kings and queens. As a fortified castle with bastions and cannon batteries controlling the water at the narrowest point between Sweden and Denmark, the castle’s history is truly fascinating. Explore Frederik II’s sumptuous ballroom, marvel at the magnificent tapestries, and greet the mythical figure of Holger the Dane in the castle’s basement.

How to get there

20 min from Helsingborg by Ferry

15 min Walk to Castle



On Friday, 2024-06-28, at 13:30, we will take the ferry from Helsingborg Central Station, Sweden, and arrive in Helsingør, Denmark, after a 25-minute journey.

Following a brief stroll through the beautiful old town of Helsingør, we will reach the castle, where a special guided tour (1-1.5 hours) awaits us.



If you wish to explore Helsingør further after the castle visit, feel free to do so. Your return ticket for the ferry is valid all day, with ferries departing every 30 minutes.

Alternatively, you can travel directly from Helsingør, Denmark, to Copenhagen airport in case your flight is scheduled for Friday. The train journey takes 1 hour.

We look forward to seeing you!

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