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Three Capitals & Three Fjords Tour

10 Days / 8 locations in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden



Day 1     Copenhagen

Arrival to Copenhagen Airport and transfer to the hotel by your own devise. For passengers who require private transfers–for a supplement, private transfers can be reserved.

Please consult the Via Hansa & Borealis welcome

letter, which you will receive upon check in at your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader.

The rest of the day is at leisure

Overnight at Scandic Sydhavnen

Day 2     Copenhagen - Aarhus
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning we depart by private coach with our local guide for a 3 hour city sightseeing tour. This tour will be the perfect introduction to "Wonderful Copenhagen". We start with a drive towards the City Hall Square where the famous pedestrian street "Stroeget" begins.

We pass the Tivoli Gardens, dating back to 1843 and onwards past the New Carlsberg Glyptotheque and the National Museum. Next up is the Old Stock Exchange and the Naval Church. We drive past the Kings New Square, the home of the Royal Danish Theatre with the

world famous ballet, then through the old canal area, Nyhavn, with its picturesque houses and vessels.We continue on to see the impressive Gefion Fountain and then for a photo stop at the Royal residence, Amalienborg Palace. Finally, we stop by the landmark of Copenhagen, the statue of the Little Mermaid, known from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale.  After lunch (not included) departure towards the island of Fyn also called "Garden of Denmark". On our journey we will cross the Great Belt, one of the largest bridges in Europe, inaugurated in 1998. Brief stop in Odense, hometown of Hans Christian Andersen, author of children’s stories famous as "The Tin Soldier", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Mermaid". Continue towards to Aarhus in the penynsula of Jutland. Founded around the beginning of the 10th century by the Vikings, it is the second largest city and port in Denmark and also an important cultural centre. Arrive in Aarhus at the end of the day

Overnight at Scandic Aarhus Vest

Day 3     Aarhus - Stavanger
Meals: Breakfast

Departure for Hirtshals and board a "ferry-boat" for crossing the Skagerrak Strait (Hirtshals-Kristiansand ferry). Arrive in Kristiansand and continue the journey through beautiful landscapes and fjords by Lyngdal and Kvinesdal to Stavanger, charming port city of southern Norway

Overnight Scandic Forum

Day 4     Stavanger - Bergen
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time in the morning to expore this beautiful city or enjoy the great experience of an exciting fjord cruise. After lunch ( not including ) meet your guide to continue the journey through beautiful landscapes and magnificent fjords to Mortavika (ferry Mortravika-Arsvagen). Travel along the coast to Sandviksvagen, (ferry Sandviksvagen-Halhjelm) and proceed to Bergen, the second largest Norwegian city also known as the "city of wood". Bergen is the "gateway to the fjords". Surrounded by seven hills and protected by a ring of islands it is considered one of the most enchanting Norwegian cities. Upon arrival check in at the hotel.

Meet up with our local guide for a 2-hour panoramic sightseeing tour during which we will delight in St. Mary’s Church, Haakon´s Hall (no entrances), the colourful and picturesque fish markets and the old Bryggen area. The evening is at leisure

Overnight Scandic City, 2 nights

Optional: Clipper Rodne (Available only by pre-booking)

Duration: approximately 3,5 - 4 hours including transfers

Includes: private transfer to /from hotel, 3 hours regular cruise. 09:30 –13.30 hoursMinimum 10 persons

Feast your eyes on majestic Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock) seeming to reach into the sky above incredible Lysefjord. This exciting fjord cruise creates memories for life. We also take you to Vagabond’s Cave and tell you the legend of this mysterious opening in the mountain. We carefully nudge the boat’s bow up the Hengjane Falls and offer you a taste of pure mountain water. Enjoy the striking scenery from the comfort of our boat’s sheltered cabin, with panoramic windows all around, or venture out on the spacious sundeck. The kiosk onboard offers a variety of refreshments, including beer and wine.

Day 5     Bergen
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning we depart by private coach with our local guide for a 2-hour city sightseeing tour, during which we will delight in St. Marys Church, Haakon’s Hall (no entrances), the colourful and picturesque fish markets and the old Bryggen area. Free time to have lunch and afternoon is at leisure.

Optional: Floeibanen – View Bergen from the peak of Mt. Floeyen

Duration: the journey takes 5-8 minutes

The Floeibanen funicular in Bergen in the heart of Bergen is one of Norway’s best-known attractions. The journey up to the peak of Mount Floeyen (320 m above sea level) takes 5–8 minutes. The journey is an experience in itself, cutting through the steep mountain side and forests revealing more of the city below. At the top you can enjoy fantastic views over Bergen and Norwegian coastline

Day 6     Bergen - Flam - Fagernes
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to one of the most beautiful routes of our trip. Passing through regions of rare beauty, where the high mountains are mirrored in the tranquility of the lakes, before entering the narrow valleys of fjord Norway, passing by Gudvangen and Naeroyfjord, the narrowest in Europe; before arriving to idyllic Flaam, located on the tip of Aurlandsfjord. Both of these fjords are part of the Sognfjord which, with its 204 km long and 1308 meters deep, is considered the most emblematic of Norway and the second largest in the world. Free time in Flåm. In the afternoon, continue the journey by bus to the beautiful small city of Fagernes, a significant storehouse of Norwegian cultural history.

Overnight Scandic Valdes

Optional: Flamsbana (Available only by pre-booking)

Duration: approximately 2 hoursMinimum 10 persons

Flamsbana is one of the steepest train lines in the world on normal tracks. The 2-hour train journey runs through fantastic nature, past the Rallar road, steep mountains, breathtaking waterfalls, 20 tunnels and offers a multitude of views. In the span of two hours, the train takes you from the ocean level at the Sognefjord in Flam, to the mountaintop at Myrdal mountain station on Hardangervidda, 863 meters over the ocean, and back down again, giving plenty of time to enjoy it all. A photo stop is made on the top at Myrdal station and by the waterfall Kjosfossen

Optional: Stegastein Viewpoint

Duration: approximately 2 hoursMinimum 6 persons

An unmissable sightseeing trip for any visitor to Flaam. The Stegastein Viewpoint is part of the Norwegian Scenic Route that runs from Aurland to Laerdal. This structure, which juts out 30 meters from the mountainside, 650 meters about the fjord, offers and unparalleled panorama. A more amazing view of the fjord, mountains and surrounding is hard to imagine.

Day 7     Fagernes - Oslo
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, we travel towards Oslo, leaving the mountains behind us. Early afternoon arrival in Oslo and check-in to the hotel. Experience a panoramic sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. We will enjoy the view from the Opera house, visit The Vigeland Park and pass the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends at your hotel from where you will have the evening to further explore the Viking capital at your own pace.

Overnight at Scandic Sjolyst

Day 8     Oslo - Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart Oslo and travel (by coach or train) to Stockholm, passing through Norwegian and Swedish forests, and through the region of Varmland, the home of many legends. Late afternoon arrival to Stockholm and check-in at the hotel. The evening is at leisure.

Overnight at Scandic Malmen, 2 nights

Day 9     Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide and depart by private coach for a 3-hour city sightseeing tour of Stockholm. The city, built on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, embraces the unique character of 13th century Old Town with modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm is proudly called “Beauty on Water”. The sightseeing tour includes the chance for an outside view of the historically significant City Hall, the place of the Nobel festivities. Feel the medieval atmosphere of the Old Town "Gamla Stan", with its Cathedral and Stortorget, where the Stockholm Blood Bath took place. The tour also includes a drive to Fjallgatan where you will enjoy picturesque views of Stockholm. The tour ends at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.

Optional: VASA Museum following regular sightseeing

Duration: approximately 2 hours

Includes: entrance to Vasa Museum w/guided tour, private tour guide

Min 10 persons

Following the city tour visit the Swedish warship, Vasa, considered as one of the world's largest and the pride of the mighty Swedish navy. The Museum was built around the 17th century warship, which sank in Stockholm's inner harbor on her maiden voyage in 1628; its discovery in 1956 and subsequent salvage in 1961 is one of the most important events in marine archaeology. Painstakingly restored to its original magnificence, the Vasa represents an authentic piece of living history.

Day 10     Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Arlanda airport at your own devise.

*PLEASE NOTE: For passengers who require private transfers – for a supplement, private transfers can be reserved

Price Includes
Hotel Accommodation With Breakfast
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
English Speaking Tour Escort from Day 2 to Day 9
The Long Distance Bus from Day 2 - 4 Offers Wif
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions
 Air Flights