A statue you might miss off your list, Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, is far from Disney’s and there is a copy much nearer as we show at the end of our Hans Christian Andersen film. First published in 1837 the fairy tale has been adapted by many including Disney, but it was written by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. He is discussed on our tour of Copenhagen showing the theatre and store where he worked. In his tale The Little Mermaid is willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul. He statue is not easy to find unless being taken there as it is a little way out of town. We take you there because when arriving in Copenhagen many people hear about or want to see the Little Mermaid statue. As it’s not near the old town and a bit of a trot from your cruise ship, many tours don’t even include it, and many guides will tell you not to bother, but will point you in the right direction. My guess is you will want to see it. If so, take a look at our walk down from the cruise ship, to the statue, by the canals and into town and judge for yourself whether it is worth the walk. Ships Dock Here – Google Map positionCLICK HERE for our new BALTIC CRUISE destinations menu – All parts and tours together, then a choice of every Baltic port in its own menu. CLICK HERE
The Old Town has a number of free walks, you just tip the guide. Worth taking a look at before you go. The Copenhagen City Card might save you money. So, want to know where the copy of the statue is, save the walk…. there is a copy much nearer as we show at the end of our Hans Christian Andersen film.
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SAIL AWAY & BRIDGE
Like most of the Baltics, Denmark is a collection of Islands, and the cruise away from the port is fantastic on deck either peacefully by yourself or joining the traditional sail away party. After dinner, there is one more impressive thing to see on the way in or out, and that is the huge Great Belt Bridge. See our blog on cruising under it in the midnight sun.
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