A no-fly cruise from Southampton to Denmark
The great engineering achievement of the Kiel Canal allows for a circumnavigation of Denmark’s picturesque waters, and this destination truly rewards such in-depth exploration. There are opportunities to visit the splendid 2017 European City of Culture, Aarhus, and characterful Copenhagen, with its stunning palaces and gardens; appreciate landscapes which inspired Hans Christian Anderson in Fredericia and a generation of 19th century young artists in Skagen; and learn more about the country’s maritime history at a host of sites including the Viking town of Ribe.
- 10 nights cruise on Braemar
- 29 meals: 10 breakfasts (days 2-11) 9 lunches (days 2-10) 10 dinners (days 1-10)
- £75 per person onboard credit
- Included onboard drinks package
- Varied daytime activities, lectures, talks and evening entertainment
- 3 formal nights during cruise
- Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
- Embarkation assistance by Titan staff
- Services of the experienced Fred. Olsen staff on board
- Port taxes
Day 1 - Southampton
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to Southampton, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Braemar (3T+) in preparation for a late evening sailing.
Day 2 - At sea
A day at sea to familiarise yourself with the friendly and comfortable Braemar cruise experience.
Day 3 - Esbjerg, Denmark
Esbjerg is our first Danish port of call - one with a rich maritime history and plenty to interest the visitor, including the huge ‘Man Meets the Sea’ sculpture, the Lightship Museum and a host of excellent cafes and restaurants serving up delicious local seafood.
Day 4 - Skagen
Skagen, an attractive town and narrow peninsula of wild beauty comprising Denmark’s northernmost point, mesmerises with its radiant light and rugged seascapes. In the town itself, you might be tempted to visit the ‘Sand Covered Church’ (so affected by desertification that only the tower remains visible) or the Teddy Bear Museum, which boasts a collection of more than 1,000 toys.
Day 5 - Cruising Limfjorden - Aalborg
The fjords of Denmark may lack a little of the mountain drama of their Norwegian counterparts, but they still reward exploration. Tranquil Limfjord carves its way into the heart of Denmark by way of coastal cliffs, pretty islands and picturesque harbours. Following a scenic cruise, we head for charming Aalborg, the so-called ‘Paris of the North’ where well-preserved medieval buildings sit cheek by jowl with vibrant bars and cafes.
Day 6 - Aarhus
Aarhus is Denmark’s second largest city and 2017 European City of Culture. Discover its quaint charms for yourself - its narrow, café-lined streets, its fine historic architecture and its enthralling museums.
Day 7 - Fredericia - cruising Lyngsodde Flak
A stroll around the compact fortress town of Fredericia, in Eastern Jutland, reveals a wealth of artefacts and buildings dating back to its foundation by Frederick III in the 17th century - ramparts and gates, towers and cannons. Alternatively, take an optional trip to the birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson, in the appropriately fairytale-looking city of Odense.
Day 8 - Copenhagen
Denmark’s cosmopolitan capital exudes an irresistible charm. Visit the imposing Parliament building, so recognisable to viewers of the BBC4 series ‘Borgen’, or the iconic Little Mermaid statue, wander the streets of the old harbour or the corridors of royal palaces.
Day 9 - Kiel Canal transit
Our journey home begins with a transit of the mighty Kiel Canal, which cuts through 100km of Schleswig-Holstein and links the North Sea with the Baltic.
Day 10 - At sea
Relax during another day at sea.
Day 11 Southampton
We disembark after breakfast and you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.