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Country Roads of Scandinavia

 
 

Summary:

Marvel at the road less travelled with Scandinavia's breathtaking mountains, rivers and fjords. Follow the tales and trails of the Vikings, while enjoying the modern culture and liveliness of the cities.

Duration
12 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
26-May-2021
Starting at
USD 4,150.00
USD 3,735.00
Price per day
USD 311.00

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Country Roads of Scandinavia

Summary

Marvel at the road less travelled with Scandinavia's breathtaking mountains, rivers and fjords. Follow the tales and trails of the Vikings, while enjoying the modern culture and liveliness of the cities.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Welcome To Oslo
Day 2.
Cosmopolitan Oslo
Day 3.
Oslo City To Coastal Bergen
Day 4.
Ancient Hanseatic Port Of Bergen
Day 5.
A Coastline Like No Other
Day 6.
The Wonders Of Lysefjord
Day 7.
Onwards To Kristiansand
Day 8.
Kristiansand To Aarhus
Day 9.
Historic Aarhus
Day 10.
Odense And The Fairytales Of Fyn
Day 11.
Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen
Day 12.
Depart Copenhagen

Visited Countries (2): Denmark, Norway

Visited cities (7): Bergen, Copenhagen, Flåm, Kristiansand, Odense, Oslo, Stavanger

 

Remarks

Highlights

Authentic Dining

  • Oslo: On arrival at Oslo airport, your transfer will leave for the hotel at 09:30, 12:00 or 14:30.Join your Travel Director and fellow guests at 17:30, to enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine.
  • Oslo: On arrival at Oslo airport, your transfer will leave for the hotel at 09:30, 12:00 or 14:30. Join your Travel Director and fellow guests at 17:30, to enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine.
  • Bergen: Enjoy an evening of dinner and wine at a local restaurant. Zupperia Matbørsen offers traditional Norwegian and European meal with an Asian twist.
  • Aarhus: Savour a delightful meal prepared with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.
  • Copenhagen: At your Celebration Dinner, Scandinavian hospitality is matched with fine food and wine.
  • Dining Summary: 11 Breakfasts (B), 2 Dinners (D), 3 Dinners with Wine (DW)

Insight Choice

  • Aarhus: Choose between joining a Local Expert to visit Den Gamle By open air museum, offering a trip through 300 years of Danish culture or alternatively, walk through the Botanical Gardens with your Local Expert and learn about Danish nature and flora.

Summary

  • Scenic Drives: While travelling through southern Scandinavia, experience some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world, along the Norwegian West Coast from Bergen to Stavanger and around the southern cape of Norway.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Oslo: Take a moment to contemplate the interesting Vigeland sculptures when you visit Frogner Park.
  • Hardanger Plateau: Pass through the National Park known for its beautiful arctic tundra.
  • Bergen: With your Local Expert, see the many colourful stalls of the lively Fish Market and marvel at the 13th century Haakon's Hall.
  • West Coast Norway: Fjord hop from Bergen to Stavanger.
  • Lysefjord: Embrace spectacular scenery as you cruise through Lysefjord to the magnificent Pulpit Rock. See Vagabond's Cave, old mountain farms, idyllic islands and majestic scenery. Your cruiser is emission-free and uses eco-friendly technology for its navigation.
  • Kristiansand: During your orientation with your Travel Director, walk the city centre and see the Dom Kirke and Nupen Fountain.
  • Skagerrak: Sail across the Skagerrak as you cross from Kristiansand to Hirsthals.
  • Aarhus: A vibrant mix of youthful energy and a blast from the past makes Aarhus a city with an energetic beat of the pulse. Join your Local Expert for an exploration of the city centre. See the City Hall, the modern art museum ARoS Aarhus ART Museum topped with an immense, interactive artwork and Dokk1, the largest public library in Scandinavia. Walk through the area surrounding the cathedral and visit the new township for splendid views of Aarhus Bay. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your own pace.
  • Odense: Be enchanted by the tales of Hans Christian Anderson's life when you visit the museum dedicated to his life and works.
  • Copenhagen: With your Local Expert, view Christiansborg Palace and the cathedral where the Crown Prince of Denmark married Princess Mary. You'll also see Rosenborg Castle, Amalienborg Palace, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and the unusual Rundertaarn, which is the oldest functioning Observatory in Europe.

Travel Package

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This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

    

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