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Legends of Scandinavia
NORWEGIAN LEGENDS &CLASSIC COPENHAGEN â¢ ESCORTED COACH TOUR
Welcome to Oslo! Oslo is the capital of Norway, theâViking Capitalâ, founded in 1040 by the Oslo Fjord, and home to many fascinating museums and beautiful green parks full of sculptures. In the very city center you will find the Karl Johan pedestrian street, and donât
forget to pass by the impressive opera house.
.Individual arrival to Oslo and transfer on own to the hotel (or include optional arrival transfer).
Check-In is guaranteed after 4 pm, in case of earlier arrival, the hotel can assist with luggage storage. At 6 pm, meet your tour escort and fellow travelers in the hotel lobby for a short introduction to the upcoming adventure through the Norwegian Fjords.
Overnight at the centrally located Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeatret, perfectly located within walking distance from the pedestrian street Karl Johan.
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Leave Oslo by coach, driving along the Lake MjÃ¸sa, the largest lake in Oslo, towards the Olympic city of Lillehammer, where the 1994 winter Olympic Games took place. After a brief stop in Lillehammer, continue towards Lom where we will have a photo stop to admire the 12th century stave church. Continue the journey through the Otta Valley to Geiranger. Dinner and overnight at the beautiful Union Hotel Geiranger.
UNESCO-listed Geiranger Fjord with the impressive waterfalls: âthe bridal Veilâ and âthe Seven Sistersâ. Arrive in the village of Hellesylt and drive via the Nord Fjord and along the scenic route to Skei. En route stop to enjoy a Norwegian waffle with coffee. Continue the journey
passing the Gaular Mountain National Park, making a stop by the viewpoint before arriving at the idyllic village of Balestrand, located on the shores of the fjord and surrounded by high mountains. This unique spot is a good candidate for the most beautiful place on earth. The
area is known for its fertile land and fruit trees. We will pay a visit to the Cider House to enjoy a tasting. Dinner and overnight in fjord view rooms at Kvikneâs Hotel
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Leaving Balestrand might be difficult, but ahead awaits two of the most famous experiences in Norway, the Sogne Fjord and the FlÃ¥m Railway. Arrival in udvangen, at the head of the NÃ¦rÃ¸y Fjord - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with small farms scattered on the steep hillsides of the fjord, cascading waterfalls and towering snowclad mountains. Board a 2 hourâs mini-cruise of the NÃ¦rÃ¸y and Auerland fjords â both branches of the Sogne Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Disembark in the fjord side village of FlÃ¥m and after a short rest, board the world famous tourist train FlÃ¥m Railway, one of the most exceptional rail road trips in the world. With breath-taking views at every curve it will take you up to the mountain station of Myrdal. In Myrdal, change train and leave by the
Bergen Railway to Voss, where your driver will be waiting to take you to Bergen, the âCapital of the Fjordsâ. Overnight at the Scandic Ãrnen Hotel, centrally located.
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. In the morning, enjoy a walking tour with your tour escort, covering the famous open air fish market, stroll across to Bryggen where the traditional wooden medieval buildings still remain as in the times of the Hanseatic League. Rest of the day off or join an optional, panoramic bus tour to the coastal side.
OPTIONAL ON DAY 5
Take a panoramic drive along the west coast through the fishing Island of Sotra up to for an opportunity to explore a different landscape and take in the wonderful views along this less travelled route (Photostops along the way).
o Duration: 4 hrs
o Escorted by tour escort
o $50 pp (min 10 guests)
After the breakfast buffet at the hotel. In the morning, we will take the funicular up to the top of Mount FlÃ¸yen for a stunning view of Bergen and the surrounding fjord. Depart from Bergen, and stop off at the impressive VÃ¸ringsfoss waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 meters before entering into the Hardanger Fjord area with its romantic landscape of fruit orchards and rounded mountains. Continue on the Hardanger Mountain Plateau, crossing the Hardanger Fjord Bridge for an afternoon arrival in the city of Geilo, a famous ski area during the winter.
Dinner and overnight in the Vestlia Resort or Highland Lodge beautifully located by the Hardangerviddda Mountain Plateau.
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Drive back towards Oslo via the Hallingdal Valley. Upon arrival in Oslo, you will be taken on a city tour of Oslo with your tour escort. Famous sights include the Frogner Park which is home to famous sculptures by the Norwegian sculptor Gustav
Vigeland, the Royal Palace, the medieval fortress Akershus, the Opera house, the City Hall and much more. The day finishes with a visit to the Fram Museum. Overnight and dinner at the centrally located Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeatret
Day 8 At SeaOn Board the M/S Crown of Scandinavia
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner
Breakfast buffet at the hotel, and check out. Make the most of the free morning â we recommend a visit to the Munch Museum or the Nobel Peace Center. In the early afternoon, transfer to the port for departure on an overnight cruise towards Denmark and Copenhagen.
Enjoy a large Scandinavian buffet on board as you sail through the Oslo Fjord. There are a variety of bars and a nightclub on board. Accommodation on board in 2-berth seaview cabins with shower/ WC (no luggage service onboard)
Breakfast buffet on board. Morning arrival in Copenhagen and transfer to your hotel after a city tour with your tour escort.. Check in is guaranteed after 4pm, in case of earlier arrival, the hotel can assist with luggage storage. Head out to explore the Danish capital. Founded in the 10th century as a fishing village, the Danish capital is now a city full of beautiful buildings and exciting museums â but be careful, Copenhagen is a biking city, about 60% of the population use bike as their main transportation. Enjoy a walk along StrÃ¸get, one of the longest pedestrian streets in Europe, or enjoy a cup of coffee in one of the many outdoor cafÃ©s in the old port area of Nyhavn, or maybe take a canal tour. Or, in the summertime, the harbour is 10 minutesâ walk from your hotel if you feel like taking a swim with the locals. Accommodation at the Radisson BLU Scandinavia Hotel, located only 15 minutesâ walk from city center.
Day 10 CopenhagenMeals: Breakfast
Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Individual departure and self-transfer from Copenhagen (or include optional transfer out). For guests joining one of our escorted extensions tours to Stockholm or Helsinki, please see separate itinerary.
Price IncludesHotel Accommodation With Breakfast
Overnight Cruise Oslo/Copenhagen, Outside Cabin
Transfer Hotel â Port :oslo
Transfer Port â City Tour â Hotel: Copenhagen
1 X Engenglish Speaking Tour Escort for Duration Oslo to Copenhagen
1x Geirangerfjord Mini Cruise
1x Norwegian Waffles Including Coffee/Tea
1x Cider Tasting
1x Sognefjord Mini Cruise in Eco Boat
1 X Train from FlÃ¥m to Myrdal
1x Train from Myrdal to Voss
1x Return Ticket for Funicular Train Bergen
1x Entrance to the Fram Museum in Oslo
Multiple Photostops for Breath Taking Views
Price Does Not IncludeAir
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