Fabulous Scandinavia

Price
2730 USD
Duration
10 days / 9 nts
Activity Level
INTENSIVE
Tour Category
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Fabulous Scandinavia

The Fabulous Scandinavia tour is designed to introduce you to Baltics’ largest cities with the selection of special excursions created to show the best sites. The special extension – trip to Saint-Petersburg is a unique feature of this itinerary.

Copenhagen - Oslo - Eidfjord - Bergen - Stalheim - Fagernes - Oslo - Stokholm 

Highlights
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Detailed Program

Time Description 
DAY 1:           ARRIVAL IN COPENHAGEN
Arrival in Copenhagen, optional transfer to Hotel Tivoli**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting to get to know your fellow travelers.
DAY 2:           IN COPENHAGEN. BY FERRY TO OSLO (NORWAY)
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 harbours. 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 on-board. 

DAY 3:           TO EIDFJORD THROUGH HALLINGDAL VALLEY

Upon arrival to Oslo our tour heads directly to Hoenefoss, Nesbyen surrounded by a landscape, which alternates between forests of pines and lakes to arrive in the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. We visit Gol and arrive in Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains. Our tour continues to Hardangervidda where we visit Voringfossen waterfall before we arrive to Eidfjord, where our hotel is located. Check in at Hotel Quality Voringfoss****, or similar. Dinner at hotel.



DAY 4:           TO BERGEN ACROSS HARDANGER BRIDGE

This morning takes us further into the breath-taking Norwegian nature. We cross the splendid Hardanger fjord, by travelling across Hardanger Bridge which has one of the longest suspension bridge spans in the world. On the other side of the bridge we pass Nordheimsund and crossing birch forests we arrive to Bergen – known as the capital of the fjords. 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.  We check-in at Hotel Scandic Oernen**** or similar. 
DAY 5:           TO STALHEIM VIA VOSS AND NAEROY VALLEY
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 Naeroy Valley and Stalheim, offering a stunning view down the Stalheim Gorge, Check-in at Hotel Stalheim**** or similar. Dinner at hotel..

DAY 6:           TO FAGERNES
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 breath-taking 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. Check-in at Hotel Thon Scandic Valdres**** or similar. Dinner at hotel.
DAY 7:           TO OSLO
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 Thon Opera**** or similar. 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.
DAY 8:           TO STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN)
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 fairy-tales. 

In the afternoon we arrive at Stockholm. Check-in at Hotel Scandic Grand Central**** or similar.
DAY 9:           IN STOCKHOLM
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:         DEPARTURE HOME
Tour concludes. Optional transfer to the airport.

Book this tour
  • Accommodation on twin-share basis at centrally located 4* hotels,
  • Overnight at ferry Copenhagen-Oslo (OW / outside-cabins),
  • Meals: 9 b/fasts, 4 dinners (3 x 3-course at the hotels and 1 x buffet on board the ferry),
  • Arrival & departure transfers in Copenhagen and Stockholm (shared transfer with English speaking assistant)
  • 1st class vehicle (van) for entire itinerary;
  • English- and Spanish-speaking guide for entire itinerary / all departures;
  • Ferry ticket Copenhagen-Oslo (OW / 2nd class)
  • Portage at hotels
  • Single supplement - $ 1090 USD per pax
  • The tour leader will be offering various optional excursions during the tour
NOT suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.

Tour Dates 2019:

GFS07: 06.06 - 15.06.2019
GFS08: 13.06 - 22.06.2019
GFS10: 27.06 - 06.07.2019
GFS12: 11.07 - 20.07.2019
GFS14: 25.07 - 03.08.2019
GFS16: 08.08 - 17.08.2019
GFS18: 22.08 - 31.08.2019



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