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Scandinavian Capitals & The Fjords

  • Norway, Sweden, Helsinki12 days
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Experience all that Scandinavia has to offer from stylish capitals to the world’s biggest fjords - from super cool Oslo to vibrant Stockholm, and from hip Helsinki to charming Copenhagen, then in to fjord heaven.

Discover the many charms and delights on this 12 day adventure to the wonderful Nordic capitals and the beautiful Norwegian fjord landscapes. Whether its walking along charming streets in Bergen, sailing through vast fjords, riding on a one of the most spectacular train journeys in the world, or cycling around Copenhagen, this is a once in a lifetime adventure.

You should experience it because...

The fjords of Norway have to be seen to be believed. With their long watery inlets filled with glaciers, mountains, sheer cliffs, valleys and waterfalls, this is scenery out of a dream.

Nordic capitals, dramatic fjords, marvellous train rides, opulent Russia

Break in to a sweat in a traditional Finnish sauna in Helsinki and take a dip in one of the public baths.

See where the Nobel Prize is awarded at Stockholm’s City Hall, and catch the panoramic view from its 348-foot tower.

Bike around Oslo, from the harbour to the Aker Brygge

Places covered 12 Days
  • Day 1 & 2 Copenhagen - attractions & sightseeing
  • Day 3 & 4 Bergen & the fjords
  • Day 5 & 6 Oslo – attractions & sightseeing
  • Day 7 & 8 Stockholm – attractions & sightseeing
  • Day 9 Overnight ship to Helsinki
  • Day 10 & 11 Helsinki – attractions & sightseeing
  • Days Details
  • 1 - 3 Copenhagen – attractions & sightseeing Explore Copenhagen on foot - the city is small and compact.Take in three royal palaces – the 18th century Amalienborg Palace and square with is four impressive rococo buildings, the beautiful medieval fortification of Kastellet set in a peaceful green oasis, and the magnificent renaissance Rosenborg Castle.A network of bridges and drawbridges connects the two main islands of the city. Don’t miss the Nationalmuseet – set inside an 18th century royal residence with exhibits on stone age and Vikings. And visit the vibrant Tivoli Gardens – an amusement park created in 1840.Start your fairytale tour at the statue of The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen Harbour. For over 100 years, she has impressed visitors on her rock and is the most photographed statue in Denmark.Colourful Nyhavn, overlooking the bustling harbour in Copenhagen’s centre, is where Hans Christian Andersen spent most of his life living in three different houses – nos. 18, 20 and 67 - and writing many famous tales. No. 9. Nyhavn, is the oldest house dating back to 1681, Relax over dinner at one of the cosy restaurants in the harbour and rest your feet at the quayside.The 17th century Round Tower in Copenhagen is the oldest functioning observatory in Europe and the views of the city from here are extraordinary. See the library hall where Hans Christian Andersen would sit and write his fairy tales.Stop off at Fairy Tale House in Copenhagen - an interactive museum with hand-written manuscripts, live readings and Hans Christian Andersen’s study.
  • 3 & 4 Bergen & the Fjords Fly to Bergen, gateway to Norway’s fjords. Explore Bergen’s charming cobblestone streets of timber-clad old wooden houses in Sandviken or Nordnes, visit its beautiful heritage harbour, Bryggen, otherwise known as the Hanseatic Wharf, or for a bird’s eye view, take the Floibanen funicular up the mountainside of Mount Floyen – a wide set of steps leads down to a glass railing where you can stand to see the entire city of Bergen. Bergen is surrounded by seven hills and seven fjords and is Norwegian coastal port at its very best.A unique journey by bus, boat and rail taking in the Naerofjord, Norway’s narrowest fjord and an ever-changing panorama of mountain scenery and thundering waterfalls. The Naeroyfjord is the narrowest fjord in the world, at one point only 250m across, with mountains towering more than 1700m above its tranquil waters. Witness the cascading waterfalls, the ragged mountain peaks and glaciers, the green and lush forests, and the well-tended cultural landscape that has been farmed for almost 3000 years. And enjoy a ride on the Flamsbana railway - one of the steepest and most spectacular railway journeys in the world.
  • 5 & 6 Oslo – attractions & sightseeing On to Oslo, Norway’s capital city – a perfect mix of urban life and natural beauty. Soak up the atmosphere of Oslo by exploring the city on foot and taking in the great mix of old and new architecture. There’s a new urban waterside development with cafes, bars and street performers, lush green forests nearby, and fjords that bustle with sailboatsExplore the Oslo region by bike or on Skibladner – the oldest paddle steamer in the world. Venture in to the 80-acre Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park in western Oslo that features 212 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. Oslo’s rich history is on display at the Akershus Fortress, a 13th century fortress in the city centre. And visit the Viking Ship Museum and see the world’s two best-preserved Viking ships from the 9th century as well as Viking tools, sledges, a horse cart and wood carvings. The Fram Museum houses the world’s most famous polar ship, Fram – step on board and see how Norway’s polar explorers lived and survived in the coldest places on earth over 100 years ago.
  • 7 & 8 Stockholm – attractions & sightseeing Fly to Stockholm, Sweden’s glittering archipelago capital.Explore Stockholm, a stunning mix of old and new architecture with a vibrant city feel, surrounded by shimmering blue water and an archipelago of around 24,000 islands.Have fun squeezing through Sweden’s narrowest alleyway in the Old Town – Gamla Stan, great for shopping too.Be transported up 130 metres in a glass gondola to the top of the Ericsson Globe, the views of the city and its islands are spectacular.And marvel at the 600-room Royal Palace, sitting atop the Gamla Stan, where tapestries, arms and armour, and the crown jewels are on display. And witness Viking history at the Vasa museum.Visit Uppsala and Sigtuna, two nearby ancient cities, full of charming wooden buildings.Take advantage of extra daylight and stay out late at one of the city’s nightclubs, they’re open until 3am.
  • 9 Overnight ship to Helsinki Take a relaxing overnight luxury cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki and feast on a vista of archipelago scenery when the sun comes up. Enjoy delicious food, comfortable cabins, and relaxing saunas, and, by the time you arrive in Helsinki you will be rested and raring to explore Finland’s exciting capital.
  • 10 & 11 Helsinki, attractions & sightseeing Have a taste of Finland at the Old Market Hall on Helsinki’s waterfront. The harbour is the heart of the city. Watch the giant ferries glide into port – it is a defining memory and an essential Helsinki experience.See the beauty of this stunning Nordic city on a sightseeing tour with live commentary from a knowledgeable guide.The city tour takes in the most interesting parts of Helsinki, such as the historical centre with Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament building, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House.Marvel at curvaceous and quirky metallic Kiasma – an elegant contemporary building and a symbol of the city’s modernization.Learn about traditional Finland at the Seurasaaren Ulkomuseo island museum with a collection of historic traditional houses, manors and outbuildings transferred here from around Finland.Relax with a sauna and swim at the Yrjonkadun Uimahalli art deco baths – a fusion of soaring Nordic elegance and Roman tradition.Take your pick of bars and clubs in cool downtown Helsinki. The Arctic Icebar is carved out of ice, including tables and bars.Get to know Helsinki’s new Design District – there are over 60 home decoration and gift shops, numerous fashion shops & boutiques, lots of jewellery and antique shops, as well as two leading design museums – the Design Museum and the Museum of Finnish Architecture. Tuck in to delicious Finnish cuisine at one of the many restaurants here – based on fresh and natural ingredients, Finnish food is typified by simplicity and purity of taste, with lots of delicious fresh fish including perch, whitefish, salmon, crayfish and Baltic herring.
  • 12 Depart
€ 3,300 per person (Prices are in Euros and exclude international flights)
Price Per Person in Twin Sharing Accomodation
(Prices are in Euros and exclude international flights)

All rates mentioned are an approximate price per person on a twin-sharing basis, and are based on a minimum of 6-9 adults travelling together. Rates are subject to change based on the number of passengers and the time of year. (Flights, visas, travel insurance, lunches & dinners, personal expenses not included. There may be some itinerary activities not included also – please ask).

Inclusions :

- Traditional ,Boutique or Heritage accommodation where possible or Quality accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) in centrally located 4*Hotels .

-Meals – breakfast in all destinations

- Internal Travel by rail - ferries - coach as applicable

-Guided sightseeing excursions as per the itinerary as applicable

-First arrival and last departure transfers

-Entrance and excursion costs as indicated

Travel is based on private coaches with Local guides . You do have the option of Independent travel .Get in Touch to discuss on how we could tailor the trip to suit you .

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Scandinavia is glorious during the warm summer months – enjoy boat trips around archipelagos, cruises and hikes through the Norwegian fjords, festivals galore in Denmark, and summer lakeside cottage havens in Finland. The summer sun doesn’t set in Scandinavian Lapland so head outside for a feast of forests, lakes, rivers and outdoor fun. It’s a different place in the winter - hop on a sleigh to see the Northern Lights, ski in Lapland from February to May, meet Santa in Finland at Xmas-time, and head-off for cultural city-breaks in Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen & Helsinki all year-round.

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