Scandinavia

Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland are considered to make up the area of Scandinavia, famously known as the land of the Midnight Sun.  The Scandinavian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in Europe and it extends from above the Arctic Circle South to the North and Baltic Seas.

Each capital of Scandinavia, has its own unique characteristics; Sweden's capital Stockholm is famous for it's archipelago and diverse architecture, Denmark's capital Copenhagen is a pulsating metropol and historical oasis, while Norway's capital Oslo is a wonderful combination of vibrant city life with the beautiful outdoors.  Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and green parks and Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland offers stunning nature, a rich history and culture with numerous museums, interesting buildings and enthusiastic nightlife.

Scandinavia's unique diversity will introduce you to expereinces from dog sledding with the Sami in the east to off-piste skiing in the north and exploring manor houses and castles in the south.  The fjords are spectacular and UNESCO World Heritage listed. The countryside is tranquil and the Lofoten Islands provide some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in Norway.

Explore the wooden city of Bergen, famous for its Hanseatic Bryggen Wharf, journey on the Flåm Railway or seek some breath-taking adventures such as white-water rafting. Scandinavia will offer a diverse cultural smorgasbord for any visitor to her shores.

 

Check out some great tours below that include Scandinavia

 

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