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Fabulous Scandinavia

Oslo, Norway

Tour Details

Visit: Copenhagen, Oslo, Geilo, Bergen, Stalheim, Fagernes, Stockholm

 

Day 1 (Thursday): Arrival Copenhagen

Arrival in Copenhagen and transfer to your hotel for check in.

Day 2 (Friday): Copenhagen - Oslo

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 overnight ferry bound for Oslo. The ferry offers a wide choice of restaurants, bars, shops and much more. Dinner onboard.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Saturday): Oslo - Eidfjord

Upon arrival in 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 you Hotel. Dinner at overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Sunday): Eidfjord - Bergen

This morning takes us further into the breathtaking 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. Check in at you hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 (Monday): Bergen - Stalheim

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 and dinner at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Tuesday): Stalheim - 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 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. Check in and dinner at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 (Wednesday): Fagernes - 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 your hotel. 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.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 (Thursday): Oslo - Stockholm

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. Check in at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 (Friday): 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.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 (Saturday): Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

 

 

Escorted Package Includes:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 8 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 1 overnight at ferry Copenhagen - Oslo OW, outside cabins
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • 4 x dinner (3 x 3-course hotel dinner)
  • Welcome meeting
  • Service of English speaking tour escorts on all tours
  • Service of Spanish speaking tour escorts on all tours
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches and 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Portage at hotels and ferry terminals

 

Not Included:

  • Optional tours. Guests will receive details before the tour begins.

 

Hotels (or similar):

  • Copenhagen: Hotel Tivoli 4* or similar
  • Geilo: Hotel Dr. Holms 4* or similar
  • Bergen: Hotel Rica Oernen 4* or similar
  • Stalheim: Hotel Stalheim 4* or similar
  • Stalheim: Hotel Stalheim 4* or similar
  • Oslo: Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza 4* or similar
  • Stockholm: Hotel Scandic Grand Central 4* or similar

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and escorted tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (vh)

Package Information

  • Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights
  • Destination: Scandinavia
  • Price: $ 0.00

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