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Copenhagen, Denmark - Danish Capital Earns Its Name -- Wonderful Copenhagen
Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark are a must-see for this popular port of call for cruises to Scandinavia and the Baltic. Nighttime is the best time to see this historic Copenhagen amusement park.
Photo (c) Linda Garrison
Copenhagen, Denmark was the embarkation port for our cruise on the Silversea Silver Cloud. This Scandinavian city is almost always included on cruise ship itineraries to the Baltic. We arrived mid-afternoon and spotted the Silver Cloud luggage tags of one of our fellow passengers in the baggage claim area. We quickly introduced ourselves and agreed to share a taxi to the ship. I found an ATM, withdrew some Danish Kroner, and we were off to the Silver Cloud, which was docked at Copenhagen's Langelinie cruise ship pier. The taxi for the three of us was 300 Kroner.
The Silver Cloud staff greeted us warmly with a glass of champagne, and we were escorted to our Veranda suite in no time. Our suitcases came almost immediately, and we unpacked, grateful that we wouldn't have to see those suitcases again for two weeks.
After dinner we took a taxi to Tivoli Gardens. The next day in Copenhagen, the Silver Cloud offered two shore excursions -- the first to the Castles of North Zealand that we had done a few years ago, and the second a city tour. We decided to explore this cozy city on foot. Silversea had a free shuttle to Copenhagen's City Hall. We picked up some tourist information there, and then enjoyed walking the city for the day. The links below provide more information on things to do and see in Copenhagen.
Pictorial Tour of Copenhagen - Things to Do and See in Copenhagen
More Copenhagen Photos
Danish Castles and Countryside - Shore Excursion from Copenhagen