Spectacular Scandinavia

Spectacular Scandinavia

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Discover Scandinavia on a 15 day tour from Helsinki to Copenhagen. Encounter Norway’s Geiranger Fjord, Stockholm's Vasa Ship Museum & Copenhagen's canals.
Itinerary also travels in reverse.

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Helsinki
Welcome to the trendy Finnnish capital Helsinki, where you will enjoy a two night stay.

Helsinki
Freechoice: Explore the authentic Finnish open-air museum of Seurasaari, or visit Suomenlinna Fortress that was built over a series of islands.

Helsinki > Stockholm
After breakfast today you will be transferred to the airport for your internal flight to Sweden and the archipelago that is Stockholm. Stockholm, said to be one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world, is built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. The beautiful buildings, the greenery, the fresh air and the proximity to the water are distinctive traits of this city. Here you will enjoy a two night stay.

Stockholm
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.

Stockhom > Alesund > Geiranger
This morning we board our flight to Alesund, via Oslo. Upon arrival in Alesund we journey through the stunning Norwegian fjord region, before arriving at your hotel where you’ll enjoy two nights.

Geiranger
This morning you will cruise the magnificent Geiranger Fjord and sail past the ‘Seven Sisters’, ‘The Suitor’, and ‘The Bridal Veil’ waterfalls. This afternoon travel Troll’s ladder road, for spectacular and unforgettable views.

Geiranger > Balestrand
Enjoy the unforgettable views of Geiranger fjord (weather permitting) from Dalsnibba before continuing to travel alongside spectacular mountains to Jostedalsbreen, the largest icefield in continental Europe covering 487 square kilometres. Enrich Visit one of the most photographed and impressive arms of the icefield, Briksdalsbreen, and have a truly Norwegian experience. Be taken by ‘trollcar’ up the glacier for a spectacular view of the glacier and magnificent waterfall. Continue your journey this afternoon to Balestrand, and arrive at your hotel, located at the junction of the majestic Sognefjord and Esefjord; it’s your home of the night.

Balestrand > Bergen
This morning relax on-board a gorgeous fjord cruise before embarking on the steepest railway in Europe the world-famous Flåm railway. Amid spectacular scenery and roaring waterfalls travel to Myrdal before changing trains and continuing your journey to Norway’s second largest city, the Hanseatic fishing port of Bergen. Bergen dates back to the 12th century when the port was an important centre of European trade for the all-powerful German Hanseatic League.  Arrive in Bergen and admire the pretty multi coloured wooden buildings of Bergen, just down the way from your residence for the next two nights.

Bergen
Today you’ll 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 the local Fish Markets, meet some vendors and sample the catch of the day.

Bergen > Lofthus
This morning we journey to Lofthus; situated on the shore of Sørfjorden, an arm of the Hardangerfjord this charming town is our home for tonight.

Loftus > Oslo
Today we drive through the scenic and breathtaking Hardangervidda, Europe’s highest mountain plateau and home to Norway’s largest herd of wild reindeer, before arriving in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, for your two night stay.

Oslo
Explore the highlights of Oslo during a guided tour before taking the opportunity to discover Nordic Viking heritage with a visit to the Midgard Viking Centre. Tour the museum and partake in some fun Viking themed activities such as Axe throwing.

Oslo > Copenhagen
Take a short flight to Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your centrally located hotel for your two night stay.

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 farewell dinner tonight is at one of Copenhagen’s finest restaurants.

Copenhagen
After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Copenhagen Airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking memories of a truly unforgettable trip. This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such, the journey may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

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