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Scandinavian Panorama, Stockholm & Baltic Cruise

By Motorcoach, Ferry and Ship

15 Days / 16 locations in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland

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July 09, 23
Prices From$6238 per Person Double
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Start your exclusive tour of panoramic Scandinavia and the Fjords of Norway in wonderful Copenhagen, the Danish capital. Experience the stunning scenery of the majestic Geirangerfjord and the famous Sognefjord, explore Bergen and the capital of Norway, Oslo. The tour also includes a journey on the spectacular Flåm Railway and an excursion to the Briksdal glacier.

Optional extensions to the Nordic capitals; Stockholm & Helsinki.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Copenhagen
Accommodation: Phoenix Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Arrival in Copenhagen according to your own schedule and transfer on your own to your hotel.

Your tour escort will meet you at 7.50pm (before dinner) in the hotel lobby, where you’ll also meet your fellow travellers.

Dinner and accommodation in superior rooms at Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel, located in the city center by the charming Nyhavn harbour, with numerous waterside restaurants.

 
Day 2     Copenhagen
Accommodation: Phoenix Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

3 hours sightseeing tour of Copenhagen with a local guide. Sights of interest are the Christiansborg palace, the Royal theatre, the City Hall, the Royal palace Amalienborg, the old harbour of Nyhavn, the Little Mermaid, the Gefion fountain and the Rosenborg castle (no entrances included). Afternoon free.

Accommodation in superior rooms at Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel. Please note that dinner is not included today, but your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations.

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

Morning free in Copenhagen. We recommend a guided boat tour on the canal. Afternoon transfer by coach to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo, departing at approx. 2.15pm. Enjoy a Scandinavian buffet dinner as you cruise on your way to Oslo.

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

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

Enjoy a Scandinavian buffet breakfast on board, as you sail up the exciting Oslo Fjord to reach Oslo at 09.15am.

3 hours city sightseeing tour of Oslo with a local guide. Panoramic views of the Opera house, Old town Christiania, Akershus Castle and Fortress, and the Royal Palace. Picturesque ride through some of Oslo’s prettiest neighborhoods to the Vigeland Park (entrance free of charge) with its more than 200 sculptures. Entrance is included to the Fram Museum. Afternoon free in Oslo.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Hub, centrally located close to the Karl Johan shopping boulevard.

 
Day 5     Oslo - Geilo - Ulvik
Accommodation: Brakanes Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Departure from Oslo, driving along the charming Halling Valley to the tourist resort town of Geilo. Lunch in Geilo. Cross the wild Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall. Descend the amazing Måbødal Canyon to the idyllic Hardanger Fjord. Cross the Hardanger Bridge, then along the Ulvik Fjord, a branch of the Hardanger Fjord, to the picturesque village of Ulvik.

Dinner and accommodation in rooms with fjord view at Brakanes Hotel, ideally located on the banks of the fjord.

 
Day 6     Ulvik - Hardangerfjord - Bergen
Accommodation: Clarion Hotel Admiral
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Start of scenic tour along the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, famous for its many fruit orchards, arriving in Bergen around midday. Afternoon 2 hours city sightseeing in Bergen with a local guide, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbor with its gabled packhouses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel Admiral, right in the heart of Bergen near the harbour

 
Day 7     Bergen - Flam - Balestrand
Accommodation: Kvikne Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Drive to Voss and board the train for an excursion on the spectacular Flåm Railway, one of the most beautiful and steepest standard-gauge railway lines in the world. Departure on board an eco-friendly ship for a fjord cruise on the narrow and spectacular Nærøyfjord from Flåm to Gudvangen. This area has been judged one of the most beautiful fjord landscapes in the world and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Continue by coach through the Stalheim Canyon to Vangsnes, short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand.

Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord.

 
Day 8     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. 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.

Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel.

 
Day 9     Balestrand - Nordfjord - Briksdal - Geiranger
Accommodation: Union Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn Fjord and further north to Fjærland. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden for an excursion in “Troll cars” to the Briksdal glacier. Afterwards enjoy a typical Norwegian lunch. Continue by coach via Loen and Stryn, to Hellesylt, for a beautiful cruise on the Geirangerfjord.

Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel Geiranger, overlooking the Geirangerfjord.

 
Day 10     Geiranger - Lom - Lillehammer - Oslo
Accommodation: Clarion Hotel the Hub
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Ascend the roads that twist and turn up to Geiranger Skywalk for a panoramic view of the Geirangerfjord (weather permitting). Continue across the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. Descend the Gudbrands Valley to the town of Lillehammer. Drive alongside Lake Mjøsa and arrive in Oslo, the capital.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Hub.

 
Day 11     Oslo - Karlstad - Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

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

Dinner and accommodation in superior rooms at Clarion Hotel Sign, a first class centrally located hotel.

 
Day 12     Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Discover Stockholm during a 4 hours city sightseeing with a local guide. Main sights of interest are the old town, the Royal Palace, the Parliament buildings, the Island of Djurgården and the City Hall (entrance included). Afternoon free in Stockholm.

Accommodation in superior rooms at Clarion Hotel Sign.

Please note that dinner is not included today, but your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations.

 
Day 13     Stockholm - Helsinki
Accommodation: Overnight Ferry, Stockholm - Helsinki
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon coach transfer for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Tallink Silja Line. 4.45pm: Start of your cruise to Helsinki, sailing slowly through the Stockholm archipelago past numerous small islands. Buffet 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 14     Helsinki - Stockholm
On Board the Overnight Ferry, Helsinki to Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Enjoy your buffet breakfast, as you sail into Helsinki.

Visit Helsinki in the morning during a 3 hours city sightseeing with local guide. Sights of interest are the Sibelius Monument and Park, the Senate Square and the Cathedral (no entrances included). Afternoon free for shopping or exploring this bustling city on the Baltic. 17.00 hrs: Embarkation on Tallink Silja Line ferry for return cruise to Stockholm. Dinner and accommodation on board.

 
Day 15     Stockholm
Meals: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast on board and arrive in Stockholm at 09.30 hrs.

Transfer on your own from the Tallink Silja Line terminal to Stockholm Arlanda Airport for flight home. To allow time for disembarkation, transfer to airport (situated 60 km. from Stockholm), security controls and possible delays, we strongly advise clients not to book flights departing before 1.00pm

 

Notes

PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Oslo. 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.

TOUR ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS

Price Includes
Toll Fee to Geiranger Skywalk.
Luggage Assistance at All Hotels While With the Group
English Speaking Tour Escort
Transportation by Private Coach Throughout
2 Lunches on Days 2 & 6.
Ride Ride on the Bergen and Flåm Railways, Voss – Myrdal - Flåm.
Excursion in “troll Car” to the Briksdal Glacier.
Price Does Not Include
 Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
 Air
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