Vibrant cities, distinct cultures, and unspoiled landscapes … welcome on this Focus on Scandinavia affordable tour! You’ll visit the fascinating Nordic cities and most scenic areas as well as some of its smaller and scenic towns. Overnight in Copenhagen, Frederikshavn, Oslo, the Telemark area, Bergen, the Fagernes area, Karlstad, and Stockholm.
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Day 1: Arrive In Copenhagen, Denmark
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Danish capital. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Hotel: Park Inn Airport or Scandic Sluseholmen , 2 nights
Day 2: Copenhagen
Enjoy a day at leisure in the capital of the oldest kingdom in the world. Besides many interesting landmarks and architectural masterpieces, see some of the more famous sites on your orientation drive, including the legendary Little Mermaid statue. An optional tour of Zealand’s castles is also available.
Day 3: Copenhagen – Odense – Frederikshavn
After breakfast, start the journey northwards, enjoying the drive across the Great Belt Bridge, which will connect you to the fairytale island of Funen. Stop in Odense, Hans Christian Andersen’s hometown and, via the Little Belt waterway, head for Frederikshavn on the rural Jutland Peninsula.
Day 4: Frederikshavn – Gothenburg, Sweden – Oslo, Norway
Take a pleasant Ferry ride from Frederikshavn across the strategic Kattegat to Gothenburg, Sweden’s thriving second-largest city and one of Europe’s major seaports. After an orientation drive, follow the inland route and cross into Norway. Evening arrival in Oslo.
Hotel: Scandic Solli or Scandic Sjolyst
Day 5: Oslo – Telemark Area
Gustav Vigeland’s sculptures are among the highlights of the included Oslo sightseeing tour; also see the Viking Ship Museum, National Theatre, Broadcasting House, Parliament, and Akershus Castle. in the afternoon, drive through the Telemark region, where you’ll spend the night.
Hotel: Straand Hotel at Vradal
Day 6: Telemark Area – Vemork – Bergen
TaTake the scenic route for a visit to Vemork, where the heavy water plant was blown up by a commando unit of British and Norwegians known as the Heroes of Telemark. Visit the Vemork Museum, then proceed through the Telemark region with its lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. Ferry across the Hardangerfjord from Utne to Kvanndal. Continue to Bergen, Norway’s picture-perfect Hanseatic seaport. En route, make a picture stop at Steindalsfossen Waterfall.
Hotel: Thon Bristol or Augustin Hotel, 2 nights
Day 7: Bergen
Built on seven hills with the fjords on one side and 1,000-foot Mount Floyen on the other, Bergen was the home of composer Edvard Grieg. Spend the day exploring at leisure, or consider joining one of our optional excursions to discover the history, traditions, delicacies, and breathtaking views of this beautiful port city.
Day 8: Bergen – Sognefjord Cruise – Fagernes Area
More spectacular scenery as you drive towards the Sognefjord, where you embark for a breathtaking Cruise on one of Norway’s mightiest fjords. On to the Fagernes area.
Hotel: Scandic Valdres at Fagernes or Radisson Blu at Beitostolen
Day 9: Fagernes Area – Lillehammer – Karlstad, Sweden
First to Lillehammer, the mountain resort that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics, then, a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Mjosa. Continue towards Sweden through Varmland’s unspoiled wilderness of forest and lakes to Karlstad, located by Sweden’s largest lake, Lake Vanern.
Hotel: Scandic Karlstad
Day 10: Karlstad – Mariefred – Stockholm
Leave Karlstad and head east towards Stockholm via idyllic Mariefred. Here, view majestic Gripsholm Castle, built in an enchanting rural setting. On to the Swedish capital. its beauty is due to its unique setting on 14 islands between Lake Maleren and the Baltic Sea.
Hotel: Best Western Plus Sthlm
Day 11: Stockholm
This is perhaps the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals, because the crystalline waters that flow through its intersecting canals give a luminous appearance to palaces, castles, and parks. Your city sightseeing takes in all the highlights including City Hall.
Day 12: Stockholm
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|April: 11||$3,169.00||Price on Application|
|April: 18||$3,259.00||Price on Application|
|April: 25||$3,319.00||Price on Application|
|May: 02, 09, 16||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|May: 23||$3,419.00||Price on Application|
|May: 29||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|May: 30||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|June: 05||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|June: 06||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|June: 08||$3,529.00||Price on Application|
|June: 12||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|June: 13||$3,489.00||Price on Application|
|June: 15||$3,569.00||Price on Application|
|June: 19||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|June: 20||$3,489.00||Price on Application|
|June: 22||$3,569.00||Price on Application|
|June: 26||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|June: 27. 29||$3,489.00||Price on Application|
|July: 03||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|July: 04||$3,719.00||Price on Application|
|July: 06||$3,489.00||Price on Application|
|July: 10||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|July: 11||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|July: 17||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|July: 18, 20||$3,599.00||Price on Application|
|July: 24||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|July: 25, 27||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|July: 31||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|August: 01, 03||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|August: 07||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|August: 08||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|August: 14||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|August: 15||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|August: 17||$3,459.00||Price on Application|
|August: 21||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|August: 22||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|August: 24||$3,459.00||Price on Application|
|August: 28||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|August: 29||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|September: 04||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|September: 05||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|September: 11||$3,339.00||Price on Application|
|September: 12, 19||$3,369.00||Price on Application|
|September: 26||$3,319.00||Price on Application|
|October: 03||$3,259.00||Price on Application|
|October: 10||$3,169.00||Price on Application|
|Meals:||11 breakfasts, 5 dinners|
|Ferry:||Ferry Crossing: Frederikshavn - Gothenburg / Utne - Kvanndal|
|Accommodation:||11 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Professional Tour Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.