We Love —
- From beautiful cultural treasures to awesome majestic fjords, a holiday in scenic Scandinavia will bring memories to last a lifetime.
- Highlights include Denmark’s buzzing foodie capital, Copenhagen, the beautiful architecture of Stockholm and the rugged natural beauty of Norway's Telemark region.
- Our offer includes 11 nights accommodation in comfortable hotels, and the services of a knowledgeable guide throughout.
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Your Destination —
Some of the highlights on this fantastic tour include:
Copenhagen - Foodie capital Copenhagen is a cultural delight, full of grand palaces, copper spires, and pretty canals. With a history that dates back to 1043, Copenhagen effortlessly combines old and new, preserving its 1,000 year history and featuring fairytale-like castles, cobblestone narrow streets, modern architecture and design, as well as a famous sculpture of a little mermaid!
Stockholm - Dotted with pretty squares and mesmerising architecture, Stockholm is also on the agenda; arguably the most beautiful of the Scandinavian Capitals. Built on 14 islands between Lake Malaren and the Baltic Sea, it features lovely parks, grand squares and a maze of shop-lined medieval streets in Gamla Stan, the old town.
Telemark Area - One of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world, this rugged rural area offers glass-like fjords, crashing waterfalls and plunging gorges, sprinkled with picturesque villages straight off a postcard.
Your Itinerary —
Meals on tour: 11 breakfasts and 5 dinners
Fly to Copenhagen where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for two nights. Includes Dinner.
DAY 2 : Copenhagen.
Compact and friendly, Denmark's buzzing capital is Scandinavia's largest city and is crowned by the delightful Nyhavn Canal quayside with its colourful wooden houses and waterside cafés. The city's cobbled streets are packed with famous sights such as the Tivoli Gardens amusement park and the famous Little Mermaid statue. See some of the highlights on your included orientation. Includes Breakfast.
Today, cross the Storebælt Bridge to the delightful island of Funen and enjoy a visit to Odense, Hans Christian Andersen's home town. Later, head to Frederikshavn for an overnight stay. Includes Breakfast, Dinner.
DAY 4 : Frederikshavn - Gothenburg - Oslo.
Begin the day with a leisurely two-hour ferry ride from Frederikshavn, across the Kattegat, to the famous port of Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city. After an orientation drive, cross the border into Norway, and onwards to the capital city of Oslo for one night. Includes Breakfast.
Set at the head of a vast fjord, Oslo has many fine buildings, museums and monuments, conveniently centred around Karl Johan's Gate. This morning, the included sightseeing tour, with a local guide, will introduce you to highlights such as Akershus Castle, a 14th-century fortress built to defend Oslo from Swedish invasion. Other highlights are the City Hall, National Theatre, Parliament, Royal Palace and the Broadcasting House. You will also take a guided walk through the Frogner Park and admire Gustav Vigeland's sculptures, representing the different stages of life. This afternoon, travel to the Telemark area for one night. Includes Breakfast, Dinner.
Often called 'Norway in Miniature', this region of Norway is an area of outstanding natural beauty, with serene countryside set amidst sparkling fjords. Enjoy a scenic drive to Rjukan for a visit to Vemork, famed for its former heavy water plant blown up by the British and Norwegian 'Heroes of Telemark' during World War II. A visit to the Vemork Museum is included. Later, drive amidst the valleys, rugged gorges and imposing mountains of the Telemark region, before boarding a ferry at Utne and crossing the Hardangerfjord to Kvanndal. Next, stop for a picture opportunity at the Steinsdalsfossen waterfall. Continue on to your destination the charming city of Bergen, where you will stay for two nights. Includes Breakfast.
Today is at leisure, explore the city known as the 'gateway to the Norwegian fjords' and the 'city of seven hills'. Bursting with history, culture and picture-postcard charm, it sits dotted amongst the steep, surrounding mountain slopes creating an amphitheatre effect around the harbour front. There are plenty of sights including the brightly painted Hanseatic merchants' houses of Bryggen Wharf, an open-air museum and a funicular railway to the summit of Mount Fløyen, whose peaks provide spellbinding views over the city and the surrounding seascape. Includes Breakfast.
Today, enjoy a memorable cruise on Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord, where breathtaking panoramas unfold before you in an ever-changing vista of staggering beauty and you'll have plenty of time to enjoy the 'away-from-it-all' atmosphere. Later, drive to Fagernes for one night. Includes Breakfast, Dinner.
DAY 9 : Fagernes area - Lillehammer - Karlstad.
Head through the stunning mountain and lakeland scenery to Lillehammer. After a scenic drive along the shores of beautiful Lake Mjosa, continue through Värmland's unspoiled wilderness of forests and lakes to the town of Karlstad. Includes Breakfast.
Journey to Stockholm via Bofors pausing en route in Mariefred for a photo stop at Gripsholm Castle, an idyllic fairytale castle on the shores of Lake Mälaren. With its unique layout, Stockholm is a beautiful city spread across 14 islands between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. Enjoy some time at leisure this evening to explore this rich and vibrant city. Includes Breakfast.
DAY 11 : Stockholm.
Dotted with winding, age-old alleyways, pretty squares and lovely architecture, Stockholm is perhaps the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals. Today's included guided sightseeing tour includes visits to the City Hall and other famous landmarks. Includes Breakfast, Dinner.
DAY 12 : Stockholm - UK.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast.
Your Hotels —
You will stay in the below hotels (or similar) in a Twin Room with daily breakfast.
Thon Fagernes (4*): This hotel has 138 rooms in Fagernes town centre, a breakfast buffet, a la carte restaurant and spa and fitness facilities.
Radisson Blu Resort Betostolen (4*): Located at the gateway to the Jotunheimen Mountains, this modern hotel offers 124 stylish rooms which boast mountain views and free wifi. The restaurant serves a Buffet each morning and Scandinavian and international dishes for dinner. There are two relaxing bars and a wellness centre including a 25-metre pool.
Scandic City (4*): This welcoming hotel is located ust a couple of streets away from city centre sights like the theatre district. It is home to 262 rooms, a gym, restaurant, bar and free wifi.
Best Western STHLM at Bromma (4*) : This hotel lies 8km from the city centre. It offers a 24 hour gym a restaurant and a bar. The rooms include free wifi.
Quality Dan at Kastrup (3*): This hotel lies 7km from the city centre. The modern and stylish guestrooms boast all modern facilities such as free wifi. There is also a fitness centre and a sauna.
First Hotel (4*): This modern chain hotel offers free wifi, a Jacuzzi and fitness room, and international and local cuisine in its restaurant.
Hotel Jutlandia (4*): Set in a modern building overlooking the harbor, this welcoming hotel is just a a 3-minute walk from the waterfront. A free breakfast buffet is served in the harbour-view dining room, and there's also a bar and a fitness centre.
Comfort Borsparken (3*)
This hotel has won the TripAdvisor Traveller's choice award.
This comfortable 3-star is situated in the heart of Oslo, offering a magnificent view of the new Opera House. The bedrooms were recently refurbished and offer all modern amenities such as free wifi. Guests can also enjoy free coffee and tea during their stay.
Quality Strand at Vradal (4*)
This hotel has won the TripAdvisor Traveller's Choice award.
This historic wooden chalet (1864) set in the charming village of Vrådal, is a 5-minute walk from Lake Nisser. The rooms are a cosy wood-cabin style, with free Wi-Fi, mini fridges and TVs. Amenities include an indoor pool, 2 restaurants, 2 bars and a spa & fitness centre.
Thon Bristol (3*) : Conveniently located in the city centre, just steps away from Torgalmenningen (the main square) and the bustling waterfront. There is a daily breakfast buffet and a restaurant for evening meals.
PLEASE NOTE: Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard
Your Journey —
Just for you: Free VIP chauffeur service if you live within 50 miles of your departure airport.
(If you live further than 50 miles away, you can still take advantage of this service by paying £1.70 per mile.)
Luggage: 20kg per person
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Transfers: Shared transfers are included as per itinerary.
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Specific flights cannot be selected and confirmed timings will be shown on your official documentation from the tour operator. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.