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Copenhagen to Amsterdam

STORYBOOK ENCHANTMENT | 12 Nights | Departs Sep 18, 2014

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Helsingborg, Sweden

Ports:

Sep, 18

-Copenhagen, Denmark

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-Stockholm, Sweden

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-Klaipéda, Lithuania

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-Gdansk, Poland

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Sep, 29

-Cruise the Skagerrak

Sep, 30

-Amsterdam, Netherlands

Helsingborg, Sweden-port

Discover charming Helsingborg with its gorgeous gardens, and miles of waterfront promenades on the dazzling Oresund Strait. Visit the 700 year-old medieval Kårnan Tower and admire the views of the harbor and Denmark from the highest point in Helsingborg. Then explore Sofiero Castle at the top of a rhododendron ravine. The beautiful Dunker Culture Center features an international art museum, town museum and concert halls. Stroll over to Kullagaten for exceptional shopping. Peruse the boutiques for fine Danish porcelain, silver and amber jewelry and leather goods. Relax while enjoying a “fika” (coffee and cake) in a vibrant, friendly setting.

 

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

The following Shore Excursions are available for this port on this cruise, and may be reserved beginning 240 days before the cruise begins for guests receiving Concierge amenities, and 180 days before the cruise begins for all other guests. Guests receiving Concierge amenities will receive a 5% discount off of the prices shown below for Regent Choice tours.

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Walking Tour of Helsingborg
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Best of Helsingborg & Sofiero
    Light Activity /WalkingMinimal Activity Required
  • Helsingborg & Coastal Drive
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Denmark & Hamlets Castle
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Walking Tour of Helsingborg

    Light Activity /Walking
    Duration: 1 1/2 hours
    Tour Code: hlb-001
    Price:

    Free

    Experience Helsingborg by walking through its vibrant downtown, a wonderful mixture of contemporary buildings and historical landmarks dating back to medieval times.

    Walk directly from the pier and stroll along the beautiful Norra Hamnen, a former industrial dock that has been redeveloped to include an esplanade full of excellent restaurants and shops. Before long, you will pass the Henry Dunker Culture Centre, a contemporary building designed with two curved roofs that are evocative of ocean waves. Inside, it houses an art museum, town museum, concert hall and “black box” theater, making it one of the largest culture centers in Scandinavia. After your guided walking tour, you may wish to return for an independent interior visit.

    Upon reaching the main square of Stortorget, you will have a fine view of another landmark: Helsingborg’s neo-Gothic Town Hall, which was built in 1870 with a soaring 230-foot tower and stained-glass windows depicting key events in the town’s history. Stained-glass windows are also one of the highlights at the 13th-century Church of St. Mary where you will have an interior visit. If the sun is shining through them during your time here, the interior will look even more glorious.

    Further along you will pass the terraced steps that lead up to the old “keep”. No building is more emblematic of Helsingborg than this medieval keep - or Kärnan, that sits atop a rocky ridge in the city center. The keep is all that remains of the once-impenetrable, 14th-century Helsingborg Castle, which was constantly under siege during conflicts between Sweden and Denmark.

    Finally, you will stroll past the half-timbered houses on Helsingborg’s oldest pedestrian-only street. Your guided tour ends here and you are free to remain in town to shop on your own or walk back to the ship.

    Please note: This tour includes 90-minutes of easy to moderate walking. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests or those with mobility concerns. Weather appropriate clothing to include a light sweater or jacket; sun cap; sunglasses; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Guests should bring local currency or credit cards for any purchases. The tour sequence may vary.

Terms & Conditions:

Free Unlimited Shore Excursions are for full fare guests only, capacity controlled and subject to availability. Requested excursions may not be available at time of booking. Supplement will apply on Regent Choice excursions (indicated by the above) and excludes Private Arrangements and all Adventures Ashore programs. In order to ensure quality guides and sufficient transportation, we must provide the tour operator with passenger counts at least 36 hours in advance. Therefore no refunds will be given within 36 hours of tour departure for cancellations or no-shows. Please pay special attention to scheduling and tour lengths when booking your shore excursions. In many cases, it is not possible to participate in more than one tour per day in a given port. Tour Departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Tours operate rain or shine. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. Tours require minimum participation levels to operate so please sign up as early as possible. Tours may be cancelled if minimum participation levels are not met. Prices, Itineraries and General Information shore excursion prices are subject to change to meet unexpected cost increases or currency fluctuations. Please consult the Destination Services Desk onboard for information. During local or national holidays, access to certain facilities (such as museums or archaeological sites) may be limited or denied. In such instances, adjustments will be made to minimize inconvenience to guests. Some tours have limited availability. Tours are generally available for reserving 180 days prior to the beginning of a cruise. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. Regent Seven Seas Cruises reserves the right to require guests to complete a liability waiver for select shore excursions. For more information, please visit the Destination Services Desk onboard.

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