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6 days - Follow the Queens trail to uncover natural beauty and Danish countryside
Luckily, you don’t have to travel far to find rich and varied countryside in Denmark.
The Marguerite route shows you Denmark’s hidden cultural and most picturesque natural attractions. Marked by distinctive marguerite road-signs, this winding 360km route takes in the main cities as it meanders its way through Zealand, Funen and on to Jutland, exploring the very remote corners of the country following a well- executed trail ensuring the driver never passes the same road twice.
Queen Margrethe of Denmark, whose favourite flower is the marguerite (daisy) – hence the name, inaugurated the route in 1991.
- Day 1
- Arrive Copenhagen
- Day 2
- Explore Næstved and surrounding area
- Day 3
- Explore Møn and Lolland-Falster
- Day 4
- Day 5
- Heading back to Copenhagen via the Northern Coast
- Day 6
- Tour ends in Copenhagen
- Start/End Place
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Country Visited
- 6 Days
Car hire (car class: economy, manual) including free mileage
Note: Should you not wish to drive yourself, we look can into the public transport options with minor adjustments. The infrastructure in Scandinavia is excellent and very well organized with frequent services by bus, ferry and train.
- 5 nights accommodation (small hotels & inns)
- 6 day car hire (car class: economy) including free mileage
- Daily breakfast
- 24-hour emergency service
- Taxes and service fees
International or domestic flights, transfers from and to airport, tipping, beverages, meals other than described in itinerary, items of personal nature, travel insurance, toll bridge.
If you wish to hire an automatic car, these are 'on request' and can be difficult to obtain. Please seek further advice with us .
Day 1 - Arrive Copenhagen
Arrive into Copenhagen and pick up your hire care from the airport and start looking for the brown sign with the daisy. You will experience a landscape filled with contrasts, from green hills and high cliffs to beaches, islands and Viking fjords. Explore the Viking heritage and stunning castles that have played a major role in Danish history.
TransportationDriving to Næstved via the Marguerite route will roughly take 2 hours.
AccommodationHotel Kirstine - Næstved
Day 2 - Explore Næstved and surrounding area
Næstved is one of the oldest Danish towns. It has since it received its trading entitlements in 1135 flourished as a merchant, art and culture hub in the Southern Zealand region. Despite its rapid development, much of its heritage has been preserved. You will find Denmark’s oldest town hall and various museums, churches, theaters and exhibitions of all kinds throughout the year.
Næstved is also where the famous Kähler ceramic was founded in 1839. For centuries, the Kähler ceramics known for its high quality and unique designs, and the pottery has been on the cutting edge of Danish ceramic art for more than 100 years.
Day 3 - Explore Møn and Lolland-Falster
Møn's Klint, is one of Denmark's most beautiful nature experiences. The chalk cliff rises more than 100 metres vertically towards the sky and make - truly remarkable. It attacts many hikers year round.
The area is characterised by open, green landscapes, stunning beaches and bridges connecting South Zealand with the rustic islands of Falster, Lolland and Møn. The trail will lead you through the small villages and islands where you will notice the laid-back living and true countryside of Denmark.
Day 4 - Funen
Funen is known as the garden isle of Denmark. Its hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses characterize the island. It is situated between the island of Zealand and mainland Denmark (Jutland).
Discover the South Funen Archipelago, with islands of many sizes and beautiful straits, bays and fjords. Small bridges and ferry routes link you to the South Funen Archipelago.
The main city is Odense, as well as being the largest on Funen, is the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, one of Denmark’s best loved authors.
TransportationFee applies to cross the Bridge between Zealand & Funen.
Day 5 - Heading back to Copenhagen via the Northern Coast
Cross the Great Belt Bridge back to Zealand and drive back to Copenhagen via the North beaches also known as the Danish Riviera.
Tonight you will stay in Hundested, which is located just by the harbor and only 100m away from one of the best beaches in northern Zealand.
AccommodationHundested Kro og Hotel
Day 6 - Tour ends in Copenhagen
After breakfast take the scenic route back to Copenhagen, where you will drop off your car.
North Zealand caters for the nature enthusiast - deep woodlands, open landscapes and varied coastlines. It's also an ancient playground of royalty and there are many castles and manors which you can visit along the way. To the north you’ll find historic Kronborg Castle, gatekeeper of the Baltic Sea and the home of Prince Hamlet.
Add a few nights in Copenhagen or travel to your next destination.
All costs listed are per person. For last minute bookings: prices are subject to availability.
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Depending on how many nights you have - we can also suggest the following combinations to experience the Marguerite route:
- Zealand & Møn and Lolland-Falster
- Zealand & Funen
- East Jutland & Funen
- South Jutland & Funen
- East Jutland & West Jutland
- North Jutland & West Jutland
Please enquire for more details.
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Travel insurance is compulsory for all tours with 50 Degrees North. Please ensure that you have this organised as we will need to see proof of this upon issuing your tour documentation. Please contact us for a quote or visit http://www.suresave.net.au/