DAY 1 (THURSDAY): ARRIVAL COPENHAGEN
You are met and transferred to the hotel.
DAY 2 (FRIDAY): COPENHAGEN-OSLO (B/D)
Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s largest and most lively city and one of Europe’s most romantic capitals with its old castles and churches and charming squares and harbors.
The morning sightseeing tour will acquaint us with all the city’s treasures: the Little Mermaid guarding the port, the Royal Castle, Nyhavn with its restaurants and small boats and the City Hall Square.
In the afternoon we embark on the DFDS Seaways overnight ferry bound for Oslo. The ferry offers a wide choice of restaurants, bars, shops and much more. Dinner onboard.
Onboard DFDS Seaways, outside-cabins
DAY 3 (SATURDAY): OSLO-GEILO (B/D)
Founded in 1048 Oslo is Scandinavia’s oldest capital and today it is a very pleasant and casual city with an interesting jumble of historical and modern architecture.
Upon arrival in Oslo, we start the morning sightseeing tour. We enjoy a walk around the Frogner Park decorated with the unique sculptures of Gustav Vigeland. We pass by the City Hall and the main street, Karl Johan, leading to the Royal Palace.
In the early afternoon, we continue our journey to the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. We visit Gol and arrive in Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains.
Dinner at hotel.
Hotel Quality Voringfos
DAY 4 (SUNDAY): GEILO-BERGEN (B)
Today we really enter the breathtaking Norwegian nature. We continue through the Hallingdal Valley, known for its folkloric traditions.
We cross the Hardanger mountain plateau and on the descent towards the fjord we pass the famous Voringsfossen Waterfall. We cross the Hardanger Fjord by ferry and continue along its shores to Bergen.
Situated on a peninsula surrounded by 7 mountains the history of Bergen is closely connected with the sea and this is very noticeable in the city, especially at the city’s picturesque waterfront.
The afternoon sightseeing tour introduces us to this remarkable Hanseatic city with the Bryggen area of old wooden houses, the traditional Fish Market and the city centre with the St. Mary’s Church and Haakon’s Hall.
Hotel Scandic Oernen or similar
DAY 5 (MONDAY): BERGEN-STALHEIM (B)
The morning is at leisure to explore more of the stunning Norwegian fjord capital. In the early afternoon, we travel to the historical town of Voss, which has a scenic background of snow clad mountains. After a break here we continue towards the Naroy Valley and Stalheim, offering a stunning view down the Stalheim Gorge, Check-in at Hotel Stalheim**** or similar. Dinner at hotel.
Hotel Stalheim or similar
DAY 6 (TUESDAY): STALHEIM-FAGERNES (B/D)
Today we continue through the fjord region with its formidable water-drowned glacial valleys, flanked by impossible rugged terrain to Gudvangen where we cross the Naroyfjord and reach the village of Flam. Here is offered an optional tour – Flam Railway: one of the most famous and most breathtaking railway journeys in the world.
In the afternoon the journey continues along the Aurlandfjord. We do a photo stop at the famous Borgund Stave Church before we continue to Fagernes.
Dinner at hotel.
Hotel Thon Scandic Valdres or similar
DAY 7 (WEDNESDAY): FAGERNES-OSLO (B)
After breakfast, we leave the majestic Norwegian fjords behind us and travel back towards Oslo which we reach early in the afternoon.
Check in at Hotel and the balance of the day is spent on exploring more of the Viking capital.
Hotel Thon Opera or similar
DAY 8 (THURSDAY): OSLO-STOCKHOLM (B)
Today we head for Stockholm, passing through Norwegian forests. We cross the border and enter the county of Varmland in Sweden. Throughout the balance of the day we drive through typical Swedish landscapes with fertile farmland, blue lakes and thick forests, which evoke an atmosphere of intriguing fairytales.
In the afternoon we arrive at Stockholm.
Hotel Scandic Grand Central or similar
DAY 9 (FRIDAY): STOCKHOLM (B)
Stockholm – the beauty on the water – is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, built on 14 islands and protected from the sea by Skargarden, the Stockholm archipelago.
The morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with the Royal Palace, Stockholm Cathedral and the city centre with its famous City Hall. The afternoon is free for individual visits.
DAY 10 (SATURDAY): STOCKHOLM DEPARTURE (B)
Transfer from hotel to the Arlanda Airport.
Based on sharing
- Single supplement: $1000
Based on sharing
- Single supplement: $1300
GROUP DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2019