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Scenic Norway With Stockholm, Helsinki & Copenhagen

By Motorcoach, Ferry and Ship

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You may also take only part of this tour.

Please see:

Scenic Norway Tour - 8 days, Oslo to Oslo

Scenic Norway & Stockholm Tour - 10 days, Oslo to Stockhom

Scenic Norway With Stockholm & Helsinki - 12 days, Oslo to Stockholm

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Oslo
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Transfer from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to hotel in connection with your flight arrival. Dinner at hotel. Your tour escort will meet you at 19.50 hrs in the hotel lobby.

 
Day 2     Oslo - Eidfjord
Accommodation: Brakanes Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

After breakfast you will visit the world-famous Viking Ships. Afterwards departure from Oslo, driving via Hønefoss along the charming Halling Valley to the tourist resort town of Gol. Lunch at a local restaurant, After lunch cross the wild

Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 m. Dinner and accommodation at Brakanes Hotel , ideally located on the banks of the fjord. Fjord view room

 
Day 3     Eidfjord - Hardangerfjord - Bergen
Accommodation: First Hotel Marin
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

After buffet breakfast, descend the amazing Måbødal Canyon to the idyllic Hardanger Fjord. Cross the Hardanger Bridge. Start of scenic tour along the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, famous for its many fruit orchards, via the towns of Øystese and Norheimsund, arriving in Bergen around midday. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon 2 hours

tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled packhouses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You will also ride on the funicular to Mt. Fløien, for the best views of the city and fjords way below. Accommodation at First Hotel Marin, a new hotel centrally located close to the pedestrian shopping streets and within walking distance of the old Bryggen harbour.

 
Day 4     Bergen - Myrdal - Flam - Balestrand
Accommodation: Kvikne Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

After breakfast departure from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2.838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to the fjord side village of Flåm offers opportunities for photo shots of exciting waterfalls and mountain scenery. After a short rest in Flåm, start of

approx. 2 hours cruise by boat along the narrow Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords, both branches of the Sogn Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife. After disembarking in Gudvangen at the head of the Nærøy Fjord, continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim

Canyon and Nærøy Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand. Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains. Fjord view room in modern building.

 
Day 5     Balestrand
Accommodation: Kvikne Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotels elegant dining room. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or even go on foot up to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand, with its historic buildings and other noteworthy sites can also be arranged.

 
Day 6     Balestrand - Nordfjord - Briksdal - Geiranger
Accommodation: Union Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

After breakfast departure from your hotel by ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn Fjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to Fjærland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei at the northern end of beautiful Lake Jølster. Descend to the Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. Lunch will be served in a nearby mountain restaurant facing the glacier. After lunch the tour continues around the Nord Fjord via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you go on board the ferry for the one hour’s cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Dinner and ccommodation at the excellent Union Hotel, overlooking the Geiranger Fjord

 
Day 7     Geiranger - Lom - Lillehammer - Oslo
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

From the top of the famous Serpentine Road, you have the opportunity to digest some amazing views of the fjord, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. The tour continues via Lake Vågå, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Stop for lunch in Lillehammer. After lunch the journey continues alongside Lake Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake, back to Oslo. Dinner at hotel t. Accommodation at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

 
Day 8     Oslo - Karlstad - Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Continue by coach towards the Swedish border, crossing into the attractive province of Värmland to arrive in the city of Karlstad on Lake Vänern, the largest in Sweden. Lunch. After lunch the tour continues through a landscape of forests and sparkling lakes to reach the Swedish capital in the late afternoon.

 
Day 9     Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

The day starts with a 4 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal

Theatre, etc. You will also visit the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops.

Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year.

Afternoon free in Stockholm, with possibility to visit the famous Vasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign. Please note that dinner today is not included, because our experience shows that in Stockholm guests prefer to eat out at a restaurant of their choice. Your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations.

 
Day 10     Stockholm - Helsinki
Accommodation: Overnight Ferry, Stockholm - Helsinki
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Guests continuing on the Baltic Cruise to Helsinki have morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon transfer from hotel to pier, for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Silja Line. 16.45hrs: Departure of cruise from Stockholm, sailing slowly through

the lovely archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board.

Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/WC. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin

 
Day 11     Helsinki - Stockholm
Accommodation: Overnight Ferry, Stockholm - Helsinki
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Spend a whole day in this exciting city on the Baltic, retaining your cabin on the ship. Morning 3 hour guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. During the afternoon you can explore the busy market place or the many souvenir shops close to the harbor. Finnish crystal and leather goods are an excellent buy. 5.00 pm departure for return cruise to Stockholm. Dinner and accommodation on board.

 
Day 12     Stockholm - Copenhagen
Accommodation: Admiral Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Buffet breakfast onboard and continuing to Copenhagen by coach through Southern Sweden to Lake Vättern. Stop for lunch at local restaurant. Tour continues via Jönköping to the city of Malmö. Cross the new Öresund Bridge from Sweden to Denmark, to arrive in wonderful Copenhagen during the early evening. Dinner and accommodation at Admiral Hotel

 
Day 13     Copenhagen
Accommodation: Admiral Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. You will see the Amalienborg Palace, residence of the Danish royal family, Gefion Fountain, Christiansborg Palace (Danish Parliament buildings), the old harbor of Nyhavn, and of course the famous Little Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Your tour escort will provide entrance tickets for the famous Tivoli Gardens. Accommodation at Admiral

 
Day 14     Copenhagen
Meals: Breakfast

Transfer to Copenhagen Airport for flight departure

 

Notes

PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Copenhagen. Due to the nature of this tour organization, there may be tour participants and escorts who will join or leave the tour at certain transit points. We hope this does not create any distraction and is understood it is a means to offer as much variety to the customers as possible.

Transfers airport or quay/hotel on first and last days to correspond with arrival/departure times.

Price Includes
Entrances Per Itinerary
2 Nights Cruise W/Outside Cabin
Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
Meals As Per the Itinerary.
Transportation by Deluxe Air Conditioned Touring Coach
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Tour Escort
Daily Breakfast
Price Does Not Include
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