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Heart of Scandinavia With the Norwegian Fjords

By Motorcoach, Ferry and Ship

Days / 6 locations in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland

2020 Departures
June 13, 27
July 11, 25
August 01, 15
Prices From$4370 per Person Double
$1600 Single Supplement
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We are pleased to offer you the ultimate tour of Scandinavia - a quality first class tour at a leisurely pace during which you will experience Scandinavia whilst staying at very good first class hotels right in the heart of each city. You will have time to explore the 3 capitals and you will travel through some of the most beautiful parts of Fjord Norway and Southern Scandinavia. The scenic highlights include the longest fjord in Norway - The Sognefjord, the Geirangerfjord and the Briksdal Glacier. In the area of the Fjords your accommodation will be at hotels belonging to "The Prominent Hotels of the Fjords of Norway". You will be travelling on the famous Flam Railway and cruising the fjords by ferries and boat. Bergen, the Capital of the fjords, will surprise and enchant you. In Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo, there is ample time to enjoy the amenities on offer and to get to know these capital cities, each with a distinctly different atmosphere. Throughout you will travel by first class coach and one of our professional Tour Managers will ensure you get full enjoyment of the fortnight.

If you are interested in travelling further East we also offer extensions to Helsinki, Baltic countries and to Russia. Please see:

Heart of Scandinavia & Helsinki

Heart of Scandinavia, Helsinki & Russia

Tour conducted in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Copenhagen
Accommodation: Admiral Hotel

Arrival transfer from the airport to your hotel. In the early evening your Tour escort will arrange a get-together to give information about the tour and give you a chance to meet your fellow travellers. Hotel in the Center of Copenhagen. Overnight at Hotel Admiral or similar.

 
Day 2     Copenhagen
Accommodation: Admiral Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace, Gefion Fountain, Nyhavn and of course the Little Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Hotel in the centre of Copenhagen.

 
Day 3     Copenhagen - Oslo
Accommodation: Overnight Ferry, Copenhagen - Oslo
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning free in Copenhagen. Your tour escort will be happy to advise you about places of interest to visit - we can suggest an optional tour to the three castles in North Sealand, including the Kronborg Castle of Hamlet. Afternoon transfer by coach from hotel to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo, departing at 16.30 hours. Enjoy your first Scandinavian smörgåsbord dinner as you cruise up the Kattegat. Accommodation in 2-berth inside or outside cabins with shower/WCif available. We strongly recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry your suitcases to and from the cabin

 
Day 4     Oslo
Accommodation: Clarion Hotel the Hub
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast as you cruise along the enchanting Oslo Fjord. Arrival in Oslo around 09.30 hours, followed by 3 hours guided tour of the Norwegian capital. You will visit the world-famous Viking Ships Museum and the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park. Evening free. Overnight at Clarion Hotel The Hub

 
Day 5     Oslo - Flam
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day starts off by train or coach/train from Oslo to Myrdal at the altitude of 866 meters and continues on the famous Fl√•m railway down to the Fl√•m village. The descent through the Fl√•m valley is breathtaking and offers a constantly changing panorama of sky-high snow covered mountains, thundering waterfalls and green pastures at the bottom of the valley. Fl√•m is situated at the start of the Aurlandsfjord- one of the ‚ÄĚarms‚ÄĚ of the Majestic Sognefjord Arrival, dinner and overnight at hotel Fretheim in Fl√•m or Lindstr√∂m hotel in Laerdal.

 
Day 6     Flam - Bergen
Accommodation: Norge by Scandic
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Fl√•m is situated at the start of the Aurlandsfjord- one of the ‚ÄĚarms‚ÄĚ of the Majestic Sognefjord - and here you join a cruise out in the Sognefjord with its views of tall, impressive mountains into the depth of the Naeroyfjord , features on UNESCOs list of World Heritage Sites. Your coach will pick you up and take you to Bergen. Overnight at hotel Norge by Scandic or similar in the center of Bergen.

 
Day 7     Bergen
Accommodation: Norge by Scandic
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at hotel. This morning you will enjoy a city tour of this beautiful Old Hansa Town, surrounded by 7 mountains. The tour escort will show you the Old Bryggen area and the popular Fish & Flower Market, the ancient Maria Church, Hanseatic Quarter, Old Bryggen Harbour and other famous sights. Hotel in central Bergen.

 
Day 8     Bergen - Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to the international airport of Bergen. You will take flight to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Arrival at Arlanda International Airport in Stockholm and transfer to your hotel to your hotel Clarion Sign or similar in the center of Stockholm.

 
Day 9     Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. You will also pass by the City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with the possibility of visiting the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Hotel in central Stockholm.

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

Buffet breakfast. Morning free in Stockholm. At approximately 15.00hrs you will have a transfer from your hotel to the pier, to embark on the cruise ferry Silja Line. The ferry departs from Stockholm and slowly travels down the glorious archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, bars, shops and casino. Overnight.

 
Day 11     Helsinki
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Directly after you disembark there is a 2 hours guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Church in the Rock (if open to public) and much more. While you are doing your sightseeing, your driver will transport your baggage to your hotel. You can have lunch and take a walk in the city before you check in. Afternoon free in Helsinki. Accommodation at Hotel Radisson Blu Seaside

 
Day 12     Helsinki
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today is the day to say farewell to the tour. Your will be transferred to Helsinki airport for your departure. If you are interested in travelling further East, we also offer extensions to Baltic countries and to Russia.

 

Notes

Scantours limits passenger luggage transportation to 1 piece of luggage of normal size (ie. max cm 60 x 80 x 35 or max inches 23,5 x 31,5 x 13,8) per person. Should this be exceeded we will have to charge an additional EUR 85 per piece of luggage for hotels, per tour. For extra bag on Flight BGO-STO an extra bag √° 20kg is min EUR 120 not refunded, subject to confirmation (This excludes hand luggage)

Price Includes
Daily Breakfast
2nd Class Train Myrdal-Flåm
Local Ferries in Norway According to Programme.
Economy Class One Way Flight Ticket Bergen-Stockholm (max 20kg Luggage).
1 Buffet Dinner Onboard Dfds Scandinavian Seaways
1 Buffet Dinner on Board Tallink Silja Line or Viking Line
1 Buffet Dinner at Fjord Hotel in Flåm or Laerdal.
Transfers Included Upon Arrival in Copenhagen and Departure in Stockholm
Luggage Handling of One Piece of Luggage Per Person at Hotels
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions
 Transatlantic Air
DOR-1119