Explore spectacular Scandinavia on this 15 day luxury tour from Copenhagen. Visit grand palaces in Copenhagen and enjoy spectacular views from Mt. Fløyen.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.
Welcome to Copenhagen
Celebrate the start of your journey at this evening’s welcome reception. You’ll stay two nights in Copenhagen.
Among the highlights of your guided tour this morning is Christiansborg Palace, home of the Danish Parliament. You’ll also see the courtyard of Amalienborg Palace, home to Princess Mary and the Danish Royal Family.
The afternoon is yours to take in the wonderful sights of this fabulous city at your leisure.
Your welcome dinner tonight is at one of Copenhagen’s finest restaurants.
Copenhagen > Oslo
Take a short flight to Oslo, the capital city of Norway. Upon arrival you’ll be met by a local guide for an insightful sightseeing tour through the city, before arriving at your hotel for your two night stay.
The Bygdøy Peninsula, home to three famous museums, will be your first stop today. Wander the Viking Ship Museum, the Kon-Tiki Museum and the Fram Polar Ship.
Oslo > Lofthus
Drive through the majestic Hardangervidda, Europe’s highest mountain plateau and home to Norway’s largest herd of wild reindeer, before reaching Lofthus and your overnight special stay.
Lofthus > Bergen
Journey to Norway’s second largest city, the Hanseatic fishing port of Bergen. One of the prettiest cities in Norway, Bergen dates back to the 12th century. Admire the many multi-coloured wooden buildings close to your hotel for the next two nights.
Explore Bergen and drive to Troldhaugen, the former home of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s greatest composer.
Freechoice: Journey 320 metres up the funicular railway to Mt. Fløyen for a spectacular view of the city and fjord. Alternatively, visit Fantoft Stave Church.
Bergen > Balestrand
Journey on the world-famous Flåm Railway. Amid spectacular scenery and roaring waterfalls you’ll find the picturesque village of Flåm where you’ll take a gorgeous fjord cruise to Balestrand. Your haven for the evening, is located waterside at the junction of the majestic Sognefjord and Esefjord.
Balestrand > Geiranger
Travel alongside mountains that boast the largest icefield in continental Europe, Jostedalsbreen, which
covers an incredible 487 square kilometres.
Visit one of the most impressive arms of the icefield, Briksdalsbreen, and be taken by ‘trollcar’ up the glacier for a spectacular view of the glacier and magnificent waterfall.
You will then continue past spectacular and dramatic scenery to Geiranger. Your base for the next two nights is the Union Hotel* where you may enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding fjord from the comfort of your room.
This morning you’ll cruise the incredible Geiranger Fjord and sail past the Seven Sisters, The Suitor and The Bridal Veil waterfalls. This afternoon, travel Troll’s Ladder Road for unforgettable views.
Geiranger > Alesund > Stockholm
Transfer to Alesund where you will board your flight to Stockholm and enjoy a two night stay.
Your local guide will unveil the city’s most treasured hotspots during a city tour. You’ll also visit the Nobel Museum. The Nobel prize is the most prestigious in the world and here you will learn about the laureates and their prize winning ideas from the last century.
Stockholm > Helsinki
Transfer to the airport for your internal flight to the trendy Finnish capital, Helsinki for a two night stay.. Upon arrival, tour the city with your local guide.
Today, explore the authentic Finnish open-air museum of Seurasaari.
After breakfast, depart Helsinki with a lifetime of wonderful memories.
This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.