Sanders’ guided tours and walks in Copenhagen

Our guides have curated our unique Sanders Experiences which will take you through architecture,history, art and theatre. Explore our tours and walks below and look forward to genuine inspiration when you visit us.

Discover our tours and walks below.

If you wish to book Sanders Experiences prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


Sanders private boat

Exclusively for the guests at Sanders, you can experience Copenhagen from our boat, a 25 feet mahogany beauty from 1964. Your captain will take you behind the scenes and share the secrets of the city´s iconic landmarks along the harbor and experience the local life by the canals. If you prefer not to learn about the landmarks and sites, your captain will let you cruise the canals while you enjoy a picnic basket or make a stop by one of the secluded spots before taking a swim.

The tour lasts 2 hours
Language: Danish or english

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.

Please note that we offer this experience from April – October and that the cruise requires good weather conditions.


Behind the scenes at the Royal Theater

The tour will take you behind the scenes at the Royal Theater and give you a fascinating tour round the backstage world of the wonderful old theater building from 1874. You will be introduced to the history of the world famous Royal Danish Ballet and hear about the theatre now and then. You will also experience the costume tailor and end up on the center stage.

The tour lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes
Language: Danish or english

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


Center of Power

Within a few minutes’ walk from Sanders you will find Castle Islet (Sluseholmen) which has been the center of power in Denmark since the middle of the 1100s and includes Christiansborg Castle, housing the Danish parliament. Royal power, politics and law have always been dictated from Castle Islet and our historian will give you a passionate introduction to the fascinating history of these stunning buildings and monuments.

The tour lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes
Language: danish, english or french.

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


In the footsteps of King Christian 4.

In the long unbroken line of Danish sovereigns since the 900s, one stands out; King Christian 4. (1596 – 1648). During his reign he embellished Copenhagen with magnificent buildings of architectural significance, most of which are still standing. The tour will take you past some of King Christian 4.´s most distinct buildings while you learn about his royal ambitions and how Copenhagen was transformed into a landmark city.

The tour lasts for 2 hours
Language: danish, english or french

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


The Amalienborg Museum

The royal palace of Amalienborg serves as the daily residence for H.M. the Queen and other members of the royal family. The tour will present the fascinating story about the royal history (from the 1860’s to the early 1970’s) and the daily life at the Amalienborg Museum in Christian VIII Palace. You will also visit the wonderful Fabergé Chamber and view a selection of unique master pieces.

The tour lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes
Language: danish, english or french

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


Christiansborg Castle

The Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Castle are used by the royal family for grand-scale events, state visits, the annual New Year´s receptions and other formal gatherings. During the tour you will also learn about the 17 tapestries in the Great Hall by the Danish artist Bjørn Nørgaard, portraying pivotal periods of Danish history. The Royal Kitchens, the Palace Church and/or the Royal Stables can be included in the tour.

The tour lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes
Language: danish, english or french

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


Architecture in Copenhagen located by the water and the lakes

.Located by the water The Foreign Ministry, by Jørn Nielsen and Halldor Gunnløgsson, connects the history of the city. The tour continues to Knippelsbro, the bridge from 1934, designed by Kaj Gottlob, and The Public Trustee’s Office designed by Frits Schlegel. After a walk through the old part of the city with beautiful views of the hidden details the tours halts at the Detention Building erected between 1805 and 1815 and designed by C.F. Hansen and ends at the Stelling House by Arne Jacobsen.

The tour lasts 2 hours
Language: danish or english

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


Architecture and Nordic Light – a new perspective on Danish functionalism

The first building of the tour is Hotel Astoria, designed by the architect Ole Falkentorp. The tour continues across the street to the office building Vesterport. It was designed by Ole Falkentorp and Povl Baumann. Along the Lakes of Copenhagen, you will experiences the functionalistic apartment building by the architects C.F. Møller and Kay Fisker from the late 1920’s. You will also experience the Gymnastics House by P.V. Jensen-Klint and The Betlehem’s Church which Kaare Klint finished after the death of his father P.V. Jensen-Klint. The tour ends by the office building Ørstedhus designed by Kaj Gottlob.

The tour lasts 2 hours
Language: danish or english

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.


Contemporary Art & Gallery Hopping

Our curator has carefully selected galleries in our neighborhood for you to explore. That art tour includes Last Resort, Gallery Asbæk, Andersen´s Contemporary or Gallery Tom Christoffersen. You will meet the gallery owner and/or the artist, while our art guide shares insights of the internationally renowned contemporary art scene in Copenhagen. Subject to your interest you will also experience the contemporary art scenes at Charlottenborg Kunsthal, Nikolaj Kunsthal or Kunsthallen Gammel Strand.

The tour lasts 2 hours
Language: danish, english or spanish

If you wish to book this tour prior to your stay, please contact us by mail reception@hotelsanders.com or by phone +45 4640 0040.

 

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