Costsaver 12D Highlights of Scandinavia
- COPENHAGEN Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, Royal Amalienborg Palace and the Carlsberg Glyptotek
- OSLO View the medieval fortress Akershus, the Town Hall and the Royal Palace and visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park with your Local Specialist
- BERGEN See Haakon's Hall and the bustling fish market
- STOCKHOLM Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall, Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace
Day 1: ARRIVE COPENHAGEN (2 NIGHTS)
You're in for a whole lot of hygge when you hit the colourful, character-filled streets of Copenhagen. This cool capital manages to mix fairy tale with function as you'll come to discover. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers later for dinner at your hotel. (Dinner)
Day 2: COPENHAGEN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Your Local Specialist will take you on a sightseeing tour to the heart of the Old Town, revealing many of the city's highlights, from the Royal Amalienborg Palace to Carlsberg Glyptotek. Snap a selfie with Copenhagen's demure Little Mermaid then join an Optional Experience to the Danish Riviera. (Breakfast)
Day 3: COPENHAGEN – OSLO
Your scenic drive from Denmark to Sweden will see you cross the Øresund by ferry, then skirt the Swedish coastline north past glittering blue bays and lush pine and spruce forests. Continue your journey past Gothenburg bound for Oslo, Norway's waterfront capital. (Breakfast)
Day 4: OSLO SIGHTSEEING – VRÅDAL
Your Local Specialist will reveal all the highlights this morning, including the medieval fortress Akershus, the Town Hall, the Royal Palace and Vigeland Sculpture Park. Later consider joining an Optional Experience to see the three original Viking longships, then travel to Norway's Telemark region, renowned for its distinctive skiing technique. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5: VRÅDAL – BERGEN (2 NIGHTS)
Witness Mother Nature's magic touch on Norway as you wind your way through spectacular mountains and past Hardangerfjord, the ‘Queen of the Fjords', to the coastal city of Bergen, the gateway to Norway's stunning fjordscapes. (Breakfast)
Day 6: BERGEN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Nowhere is Norway's seafaring heritage more apparent than in Bergen. See its fish market and the 13th-century Haakon's Hall, followed by some time to explore the harbour and UNESCO-listed Bryggen. Later, join an Optional Experience to visit the villa of famous composer Grieg or delve into Norway's World War II history. (Breakfast)
Day 7: BERGEN – SOGNEFJORD (HAFSLO)
Norway's fjord country takes centre stage today as you head to the ‘King of the Fjords', Sognefjord. Here you'll have a rare opportunity as part of an Optional Experience to meet a local family on their working farm or board a cruise on the UNESCO-listed Nærøy Fjord. Tonight, join your travel companions for dinner at your hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 8: SOGNEFJORD (HAFSLO) – FAGERNES
Buckle up for an exhilarating encounter with a land of myths and legends, trolls and giants as you head to Jotunheimen National Park. This is where Galdhøpiggen, Scandinavia's highest mountain, towers over the surrounding lakes, valleys, glaciers and snow-capped peaks – epic alpine scenery you'll want to capture on your camera along this scenic drive. Consider joining an Optional Experience to the Norwegian wilderness to learn about the huskies, boarding a sled ride through the Jotunheimen, followed by ‘fire' coffee and cookies to warm your heart, soul and stomach. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 9: FAGERNES – LILLEHAMMER – KARLSTAD
Tame your inner adventurer today during a visit to Lillehammer, in the heart of Norway. Continue through the cottage countryside of Sweden bound for Lake Vänern, on whose shores you'll stay tonight, surrounded by mountains, forests and fields. (Breakfast)
Day 10: KARLSTAD – ÖREBRO – STOCKHOLM (2 NIGHTS)
View the 13th-century castle on the banks of the Svartån River in Örebro before continuing to stylish Stockholm, which its locals refer to as ‘beauty on water'. Choose an Optional Experience cruise through Djurgården Canal then join your travel companions for an optional walk in the colourful, cobbled Gamla Stan, followed by a rousing Swedish meal. (Breakfast)
Day 11: STOCKHOLM SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Let this elegant town capture your heart as you explore it this morning with a Local Specialist. View the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall and Royal Palace, then consider one of two Optional Experiences. Join your fellow travellers later for a farewell dinner. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 12: DEPART STOCKHOLM
Say a fond farvel to new friends and close the curtain on a holiday filled with Scandinavian style, the majesty of Mother Nature and a whole lot of lagom as you prepare to return home. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (Breakfast)
Here are some options that you can purchase on tour to make your trip as unique as you are:
NORTH ZEALAND RIVIERA AND CASTLE TOUR
Admire the scenery along the Danish Riviera's conservation heritage route as you travel past the summer residence of the Royal Family and visit Frederiksborg Castle.
VIKINGS AND EXPLORERS
See the three original Viking long-ships and their treasures, the explore the Fram Museum to learn about the race to the South Pole, illustrated with films, images and new exhibits.
FJORDLAND FARM CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
Visit a working farm against the backdrop of Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord. Get to grips with the lives of a Scandinavian family and learn about Viking history.
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