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Land of the Fjords, Stockholm and Baltic Cruise

10 days
9 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 3,875.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 4,705.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 30, 2022 - Jul 09, 2022 
Jul 14, 2021 - Jul 23, 2022 sold
Jul 28, 2022 - Aug 06, 2022 sold

Hotels:

Bergen: Clarion Hotel Admiral 4*
Balestrand: Kvikne’s Hotel 4*
Geiranger: Hotel Union Geiranger 4*
Oslo: Clarion Hotel The Hub 4*
Stockholm: Clarion Hotel Sign 4*

Included:

Accomodations:
7 nights in first-class centrally located hotels
2 night onbard Tallink Silja Ferry Line

Meals:
Daily Scandinavia buffet breakfast in the hotels
Daily 3-course or buffet dinners (except on day 7)
2 lunches on days 4 and 6

Sightseeing & Experiences:
4-hour guided tour of Stockholm with entrance to the City Hall
3-hour guided tour of Helsinki
Ride on the Bergen and Flåm Railways, Voss – Myrdal - Flåm
2-hour cruise on the Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords
1-hour cruise on the Geiranger Fjord
Excursion in “Troll car” to the Briksdal Glacier
Toll fee to Geiranger Skywalk
All visits as described in the itinerary

Other:
All ferry crossings as per itinerary
Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group
English speaking tour escort throughout
Licensed local guides for city tours
Transportation by private coach throughout
Private transfers on the first and last day of the tour

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVE BERGEN

Arrival in Bergen according to your own schedule and transfer on you own to your hotel. Bergen is Norway’s 2. largest city, known as the capital of the west and gateway to the fjords. It is a UNESCO World Heritage city with Bryggen wharf, Mount Fløien and the fish market as central attractions. Your tour escort will meet you at 19.50 hrs (before dinner) in the hotel lobby, where you’ll also meet your fellow travellers.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel Admiral, newly renovated and located in charming old warehouse buildings that date back to 1904, right in the heart of Bergen near the harbour. (D)

Day 2  : BERGEN – SOGNEFJORD - BALESTRAND

Drive by private coach to Voss where you’ll board the train for an excursion on the spectacular Flåm Railway. From Flåm, departure for a fjord cruise on the narrow and spectacular Nærøyfjord from to Gudvangen. This area has been judged one of the most beautiful fjord landscapes in the world and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Continue by coach through the Stalheim Canyon and across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand.

Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains.

Day 3  : BALESTRAND – A DAY IN THE FJORDS

Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or even go on foot up to the nearest mountains.

Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel.

Day 4  : BALESTRAND – BRIKSDAL GLACIER - GEIRANGER

Ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn Fjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to Fjærland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier. Continue to Olden, then for an excursion in “Troll Cars” to visit the Briksdal Glacier. Afterwards a typical Norwegian lunch will be served in sight of the glacier. During the afternoon the tour continues via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. Enjoy a cruise on the Geirangerfjord, one of the narrowest fjords in Norway, from Hellesylt to Geiranger. Surrounded by deep blue water and green valleys, you will also experience magnificent waterfalls such as the "Seven Sisters" and the "Bridal Veil".

Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel Geiranger, overlooking the Geirangerfjord. 

Day 5  : GEIRANGER - OSLO

After breakfast discover the roads that twist and turn through one hairpin bend after another to Geiranger Skywalk - Mt. Dalsnibba - to experience a panoramic view of one of the most scenically outstanding fjord area on the planet (weather permitting). Your journey continues across the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. Continue via Lake Vågå, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Drive alongside Lake Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake, and arrive in Oslo, the capital, situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Hub, centrally located close to the Karl Johan shopping boulevard. 

Day 6  : OSLO - STOCKHOLM

The journey continues by coach towards the Swedish border, crossing into the province of Värmland to arrive in the city of Karlstad on Lake Vänern. Lunch in Karlstad. After lunch, drive through a landscape of forests and sparkling lakes to reach the Swedish capital in the late afternoon.

Dinner and accommodation in superior rooms at Clarion Hotel Sign, a first class centrally located hotel. 

Day 7  : STOCKHOLM

Discover Stockholm during a 4 hours city sightseeing with a local guide. Main sights of interest are the old town, the Royal Palace, the Parliament buildings, the Island of Djurgården and the City Hall (entrance included). Afternoon free in Stockholm. We can recommend a visit to the impressive Vasa Museum or one of the popular canal tours.

Accommodation in superior rooms at Clarion Hotel Sign.

Please note that dinner is not included today, but your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations. (B)

Day 8  : STOCKHOLM - HELSINKI

Free morning in Helsinki. We can recommend the 2 hours boat tour “Under the Bridges of Stockholm”.

Afternoon coach transfer for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Tallink Silja Line. 16.45 hrs: Start of your cruise to Helsinki, sailing slowly through the Stockholm archipelago past numerous small islands. Buffet dinner on board.

Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/WC.

We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.

Day 9  : HELSINKI - STOCKHOLM

Enjoy your buffet breakfast, as you sail into Helsinki. Visit Helsinki in the morning during a 3 hours city sightseeing with local guide. Sights of interest are the Sibelius Monument and Park, the Senate Square and the Cathedral (no entrances included). Afternoon free for shopping or exploring this bustling city on the Baltic. 17.00 hrs: Embarkation on Tallink Silja Line ferry for return cruise to Stockholm.

Dinner and accommodationon board. 

Day 10  : DEPARTURE FROM STOCKHOLM

Buffet breakfast on board and arrive in Stockholm at 9:00 am. After breakfast, transfer from the Tallink Silja Line terminal to Stockholm Arlanda Airport for flight home.

To allow time for disembarkation, transfer to airport (situated 60 km. from Stockholm), security controls and possible delays, we strongly advise clients not to book flights departing before 13:00.

Notes:

All departures guaranteed.
Group size - max. 45 people.