NEW! Fabulous Scandinavia

Day 1 (Thursday): Arrival Copenhagen

Arrival in Copenhagen, optional transfer to Hotel Scandic Copenhagen**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

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

Day 3 (Saturday): Oslo-Geilo

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 Gustaf 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. Check-in at Bardola Hotel**** or similar. Dinner at hotel.

Day 4 (Sunday): Geilo-Bergen

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 Maria Church and Hakon’s Hall.  We check-in at Hotel Scandic Neptun**** or similar.

Day 5 (Monday): Geilo-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 Naroy Valley and Stalheim, offering a stunning view down the Stalheim Gorge, Check-in at Hotel Stalheim**** or similar. Dinner at hotel.

Day 6 (Tuesday): Stalheim-Flam-Fagenes

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. In the afternoon the journey continues along the Aurlandfjord. We do a photo stop at the famous Borgund Stave Church before we continue to Fagenes. Check-in at Hotel Quality Fagenes**** or similar. Dinner at hotel 

Day 7 (Wednesday): Fagenes-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 Park Inn Oslo****. The balance of the day is spent for exploring more of the Oslo.

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 and we check-in at Hotel Scandic Grand Central**** or similar.

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.

Day 10 (Saturday): Stockholm Departure

Optional transfer to the airport.

Including:

  • 8 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • Overnight ferry Copenhagen-Oslo OW, inside-cabins
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • 3 x dinner (3x 3-course hotel dinner)
  • Welcome meeting
  • Welcome package
  • 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

Optional: 

  • Transfer airport to Hotel Scandic Copenhagen: EUR 135.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 155.00 for private car/minivan  (4-7 persons)
  • Guests will receive details from tour escort about optional tours
  • Transfer Hotel in Stockholm to airport: EUR 135.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 155.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)


     

    DATES

    GFS06: 05.06-14.06.14
    GFS07: 12.06-21.06.14
    GFS08: 19.06-28.06.14
    GFS10: 03.07-12.07.14
    GFS12: 17.07-26.07.14
  • GFS14: 31.07-09.08.14
    GFS15: 07.08-16.08.14
    GFS16: 14.08-23.08.14
    GFS17: 21.08-30.08.14
    GFS19: 04.09-13.09.14

  • Package price per person
    EUR 1645.00 (double occupancy)
    EUR 600.00 (single occupancy)


Fjord
Fjord
Stockholm city
Stockholm city
Bergen
Bergen
Kvadraturen in Oslo
Kvadraturen in Oslo


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