Risskov | The best deals on self-drive holidays, mini breaks and weekend stays.

English | EUR

English | EUR

Kronborg

Find a cheap holiday at Risskov and discover the many historic cities around the country. Find a car holiday in Denmark with child-friendly hotels and go on a historical experience. One of the gems on the historical map is certainly Elsinore, which is known to be the setting for probably one of the most famous buildings in Denmark. The old fortress and castle originally dates back to the 13th century, first known as Krogen and later, in the 1500s, renamed Kronborg Castle. Immortalized in Shakespeare's famous "Hamlet", where the same, Prince of Kronborg, uttered the famous words: "To be or not to be - that is the question."

A slightly different question, however, that the owners of the ships sailing through the Sound had to ask themselves was why they had to pay duty to be allowed to sail their ships in and out of the Baltic Sea, through the Sound. But Kronborg's strategic location at the very tip, at the narrowest point of the Sound, gives a good idea of the impact the cannonballs could have on the fragile merchant ships that carried goods through the Sound, if customs duties were not paid to the Danish treasury. The duty was only abolished in 1857 with the payment of a hefty compensation to the Danish treasury.

There are several different tours around Kronborg, but the trip down into the casemates, the cellars under Kronborg, is an experience in itself. Visit the famous Danish warrior, Holger Danske, who sleeps in the cellar, where legend has it that he will wake from his sleep the moment Denmark is in danger.

Adjacent to Kronborg is the M/S Maritime Museum, which is a great experience, especially after it was moved to the old dry dock in 2013, giving it new opportunities to showcase its many interesting artefacts. Go on a weekend break or find a last minute hotel at Risskov and get yourself a cheap summer holiday in Elsinore and the surrounding area.

Read more ...
4
Search results
0
active filters
Copy link to search result
Optimise your search 
Sort your search 
Show hotels on map
The prices shown are per person in a double room. Single room surcharges and child discounts are displayed in the booking process
For our extremely solid economy and credit rating, we have once again received the prestigious AAA rating from Bisnode, Dun & Bradstreet.

· Tour operator: Risskov Autoferien AG
· The price is per person in a double room.
· The package includes final cleaning as a minimum.
· Save price is based on the hotel's own price.

Contact us
Tel: +443308084607
Email: info@risskov.com

Our opening hours are:
Monday - Friday 9-17 (CET)
Saturday - Sunday 10am-3pm (CET)

© Copyright.   The material may not be reproduced without written permission.