Denmark is the gateway to Scandinavia, the whole northern part of Europe, and the Baltic Sea.
There are 12 main cruise ports in Denmark, including Copenhagen, one of the largest, most advanced, and preferred turnaround ports in northern Europe. Among the other 11 ports, you will find some genuinely unknown cruise destinations and hidden gems in the Baltic Sea. These are the transit ports Roenne (Bornholm), Aarhus, Skagen, Aalborg, Fredericia, Helsingor (Elsinore), Kolding, Kalundborg, Nyborg, Hundested and Soenderborg.
Denmark is a proud maritime nation that goes all the way back to the Vikings. Today, Denmark operates the World’s 5th largest merchant fleet, which is reflected in our high-performing, advanced port facilities, fresh water, and waste services across Denmark's ports.
Denmark has a significant focus on sustainable shore excursions and high-quality service available for cruise guests and crew in all ports. Due to the small size of Denmark, there are short distances between the Danish ports.
By adding the cruise ports of Denmark to your itinerary, you can be sure to provide your cruise guests and crew with a wide variety of memorable experiences in the true land of fairy tales and the home of Hans Christian Andersen.
Due to the short distances in Denmark, your cruise guests can easily reach experiences that are perfect for them in a short time. From Modern Art exhibits, exclusive high-end shopping, fantastic gastronomic dining at the many Michelin star restaurants, to world-famous attractions such as The Little Mermaid.
Let your guest walk into the history by sailing on an actual Viking ship or visit the castle of Hamlet. Become a child again in the magic garden of Tivoli or explore the playfulness of LEGOLAND and the new LEGO House. Let them relax on the beautiful beaches and walk on the cliffs of Bornholm.
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Explore all the 12 beautiful Danish cruise ports - from Copenhagen and beyond.
Port of Copenhagen is located in the capital of Denmark and conveniently in the Baltic Sea.
Port of Copenhagen is one of the biggest ports in Northern Europe. The port is flexible and able to handle large cruise ships. Even the currently largest cruise ship in the world - Symphony of the Seas - can dock in the Port of Copenhagen. The port facilities have been awarded the “leading cruise ship port” five years in a row due to the excellent coverage of the stakeholders in the industry and the very dedicated crew.
Port of Copenhagen has three cruise quays: Langelinie Pier, Ocean Quay, and Ndr. Toldbod, all located right in the heart of the Danish capital, which has been named the world's top city for travelers in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Port of Copenhagen is the preferred turnaround port in Northern Europe due to a truly short distance from the international airport to the seaport, easy and fast transfer, a wide variety of hotels, gastronomical dining experiences, and tourist attractions close by. Together with a vast network of local partners, Copenhagen is sure to provide a memorable experience for every visiting cruise ship, crew members, and guests.
Port of Roenne is located in the city of Roenne - the capital of the beautiful Danish island Bornholm. The Island is a true jewel known as "The Pearl of the Baltic Sea”. There are many reasons for this, such as 158 km of beautiful coastline, 527 square km of amazingly varied nature; cliffs and skerries, woodland, heather, idyllic towns, and charming fishing hamlets.
Bornholm is a perfect haven for shorter stays and since everything is within a short distance from the port, Port of Roenne is an ideal cruise transit port.
Port of Roenne is a transit cruise port and has four cruise quays. Cruise ships can dock at Krydstogtskajen Pier 31-32, Tværmolen - Pier 22/23, Kulkajen Pier 13 and Multipier - Pier 34 all located just a little more than 1 km from the city center. Port of Rønne can accommodate cruise ships of up to 350 meters in length and a water depth of 11 meters.
Bornholm is also known for its long, beautiful sandy beaches and the most famous beach Dueodde strand, white round churches, Hammershus - Europe's oldest castle ruin. Other characteristics of the beautiful island are smoked herring, local produce, and the well-developed cycle path network, which makes it easy to explore the island.