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Fredericia Denmark Cruise Port Guide


When you call at Fredericia Port you dock right in the heart of the city.



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Right on the Jutland peninsula is the striking town of Fredericia, a historic Danish military stronghold founded by Frederick III in 1650. Fortified city walls, historic monuments, and military remnants abound throughout the town.

Fredericia was almost selected as the Danish capital, due to its central location and large port; but in the end Copenhagen retained the title due to its larger population.

The majority of Fredericia's tourist attractions, bars, restaurants, hotels, beaches & shopping areas are very easily accessibly by foot. It is highly recommended that visitors go for a walk along the city walls & the sandy beaches. Much of the main shopping areas in the city centre are fully pedestrianised streets.

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Strolling the incredible City Walls. It takes about one hour to stroll through the centuries-old fortress and is surrounded with old cannons as well as historical statues commemorating battles past. Be sure to climb up to the White Water Tower—the sweeping cityscapes will be well worth the effort.

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Fredericia Port is located in the center of Denmark close to a number of world-famous attractions and brands like the LEGOLAND Park, One hour by bus. LEGO® House, "Home of the Brick", is the ultimate experience centre in Billund - the hometown of the LEGO brick. 12,000 m2 large and filled with 25 million LEGO bricks, LEGO waterfalls and giant animals and plants. The house offers experiences for children of all ages, who want to develop creatively and explore the endless possibilities for Learning through Play through the LEGO brick.

In Odense you can visit the house and museum of Hans Christian Andersen, born in 1805 and raised in poor surroundings. Here he began to write his world famous stories. Learn of his life, born as a son of a poor shoemaker till he became a world famous writer, see his drawings and paper cuts and learn about life in Denmark for more than 200 years ago. Distance from Fredericia – 45 minutes by bus.



Denmark is not part of the EURO-monetary system, but major shops will probably give prices both in Danish kroner and in EURO (€). Most major international credit cards are accepted in Denmark.

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Danish, english is widely spoken.

There is a Welcome center at the dock where you will find tourist information and free WiFi.

Emergency number: 112

Opening Hours and Holidays:

The general opening hours are Monday to Thursday from 9.30/10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., Fridays from 9.30/10 a.m. to 7/8 p.m. Some shopping centers may stay open until 7/8 p.m. on weekdays. On Saturdays shops generally close at 12.00 or 1 p.m. and department stores at 2 p.m. On the first Saturday of every month, shops are permitted to stay open until 5 p.m., and in Copenhagen, other cities, and larger towns most shops take advantage of this rule.

Some shops in tourist areas stay open beyond the normal opening hours, particularly during the summer season.

Shops are allowed to open on the first Sunday of every month, as well as on all Sundays in December, preceding Christmas Eve. However, if the first Sunday of a month falls on a holiday or on Constitution Day, shops will stay closed.

Please note that ordinary shops are closed on public holidays including Constitution Day, 5 June, and Christmas Eve, December 24. Kiosks, bakeries, station shops etc. are usually open on Saturdays after 5 p.m. and Sundays.

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