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Colourful Copenhagen, an MSC Northern Europe Cruises destination, lies on the northern coastline of Denmark, overlooking the sweeping Øresund strait. This buzzing capital city boasts Michelin-star cuisine , a vibrant arts culture, and a wealth of remarkable architecture.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• The Christiansborg Complex
• The Tivoli Gardens
• City Harbour Cruise
An MSC Cruises excursion to captivating Copenhagen will see you discovering Denmark’s most prestigious building: the Christiansborg Palace. Located on the islet of Slotsholmen, in the heart of the city, this complex is the central hub of Denmark’s government. Having survived two significant fires in 1794 and 1884, Christiansborg Palace features styles from the Baroque, Neoclassical and Neo-Baroque eras. Explore the glittering Royal Reception Rooms with its Great Hall and Queen’s tapestries, before stopping by the chapel, stables, and kitchen.
Experience the thrills of the Tivoli Gardens amusement park on an MSC Cruises excursion — a day designed for the whole family! Cycle to the park or take an electrically assisted Pedelec to immerse yourself in the magic. Be enthralled by a wonderland of rides, children’s play areas, shops, and concert venues. This iconic spot was beloved by both Walt Disney and Hans Christian Andersen and makes a perfect place for a picnic.
Admire Denmark’s splendid capital Copenhagen from the water on an MSC Cruises excursion. From Gammel Strand, take a scenic cruise along the canals where you’ll enjoy blissful views of the neighbourhoods. Sailing further through the city, spot a range of impressive monuments including the ultra-modern Black Diamond (home of the Royal Library), Christiansborg Palace, the futuristic Opera House, and the historical district of Nyhavn.
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TRAVEL TO THE Copenhagen CRUISE TERMINAL
From the South:
Approaching the city, take Kalvebod Brygge and then Niels Juels Gade toward the centre. Continue straight on to Kongens Nytorv, then Bredgade and Grønningen. Turn right at Folke Bernadottes Allé (just before the Østerbro train station) and continue straight on along Kalkbrænderihavnsgade until you reach the turn-off on the right into Dampfærgevej.
From the North:
It is easy to find the new terminal building when arriving by car from the north. Upon reaching the city, proceed straight on down Lyngbyvejen and then turn left at Jagtvej. Then continue straight ahead along Strandboulevarden for about 700m and turn left at Århusgade for about 300m. Turn right at Kalkbrænderihavnsgade and continue until the signposted turning on the left into Dampfærgevej.
- The nearest station for Frihavnen is Nordhavn Station, from which it is a 15-minute walk to the port.
- The nearest station for Langelinie is Østerport Station, from which it is also a 15 minute-walk to Langelinie or Nordre Toldbod
- There's also a taxi rank outside the station that can be used to reach the port
- You can also request the MSC Transfer service by calling our contact centre or your travel agent.
Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport (https://www.cph.dk/en) is about 30 minutes from the port, depending on traffic.
- There are frequent Metro and Train connections from the airport to the Port
- A taxi rank in front of arrivals is also available
- You can also request the MSC Transfer service by calling our contact centre or your travel agent. Fly&cruise guests have their transfer included in the package.