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Majestic Fjords with Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen

14 days
13 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 5,620.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 6,855.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 28, 2022 - Jul 11, 2022 
Jul 12, 2022 - Jul 25, 2022 sold

Hotels:

Oslo: Clarion Hotel The Hub 4*
Ulvik: Brakanes Hotel 4*
Bergen: Clarion Hotel Admiral 4*
Balestrand: Kvikne's Hotel 4*
Geiranger: Union Hotel 4*
Stockholm: Clarion Hotel Sign 4*
Copenhagen: Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel 4*

Included:

Accomodations:
11 nights in first-class centrally located hotels (4*-5* reviews only)
2 night onboard Tallink Silja Line ferry

Meals:
Daily Scandinavia buffet breakfast in the hotels and onboard
Daily 3-course or buffet dinners (except on day 9 and 13)
3 lunches on days 2, 6, 8 and 12

Baltic Cruise:
Cruise Stockholm – Helsinki – Stockholm, in 2-berth outside cabin with shower/WC, incl. 2 dinners and 2 buffet breakfasts on board.

Sightseeing & Experiences:
2-hour city sightseeing of Bergen
4-hour city sightseeing in Stockholm with entrance to City Hall
3-hour guided tour of Helsinki
3-hour guided tour of Copenhagen
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

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVE IN OSLO

Upon arrival in the capital of Norway, private transfer to the hotel. 

Oslo is the capital of Norway, located at the head of the Oslo Fjord. If you arrive early, we suggest a stroll along the harbor Aker Brygge, offering many restaurants, tour boats on the Oslofjord, etc.

Please be at the hotel lobby at 19:50 to meet your tour escort and fellow travelers, right before dinner.

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

Day 2  : OSLO-ULVIK

After breakfast, we depart Oslo and drive via Hønefoss along the beautiful Halling Valley to the tourist town of Geilo and stop for lunch.

After lunch, we cross the wild Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli. We will stop at the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 meters. Continue the ride, descending the amazing Måbødal Canyon to the idyllic Hardangerfjord. Cross the Hardanger Bridge, continue driving along the Ulvik Fjord, a branch of the Hardanger Fjord, to the charming Ulvik village.

Dinner and overnight at the Brakanes Hotel, located on the banks of the fjord, in rooms with fjord views.

Day 3  : ULVIK-BERGEN

After breakfast, we will take a  scenic tour along the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, famous for its many fruit orchards, via the towns of Øystese and Norheimsund, arriving in Bergen around midday.

Afternoon 2 hours city sightseeing in Bergen with a local guide, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled packhouses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel Admiral, right in the heart of Bergen near the harbor.

Day 4  : BERGEN – SOGNEFJORD - BALESTRAND

After breakfast, we will drive to Voss, where we board the train for a spectacular ride on Flåm Railway, one of the world's most beautiful and steepest railways.

Right after, we depart onboard a ship for a spectacular fjord cruise on the narrow Nærøyfjord sailing from Flåm to Gudvangen. It is undoubtedly of the most stunning fjord landscapes globally, rightfully listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

We continue our fjord exploration by coach through the amazing Stalheim Canyon and Nærøy Valley, 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 5  : BALESTRAND – A DAY IN THE FJORDS

Enjoy a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast served in the hotel's elegant dining room in the morning.

Free day free in Balestrand is an excellent opportunity to explore the beautiful nature of the fjords. You may relax on the hotel terrace, taking in the fresh mountain air and stunning views, or walk in the town and visit the local art gallery and aquarium, exploring Balestrand's historic buildings and other sites. Another great option is to rent a rowing boat or a bike, or hike to the nearby mountains.

Dinner and accommodation at the Kvikne's Hotel. 

Day 6  : BALESTRAND – BRIKSDAL GLACIER - GEIRANGER

After breakfast, we leave by ferry from Dragsvik to Hella and take a scenic trip along the northern side of the Sognefjord. Then we continue north to Fjærland, under the largest n Europe Jostedal Glacier, descending to the Nord Fjord, with a short at Olden where we visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier in open "troll cars" - allowing the best views. Finally, you will enjoy a traditional Norwegian lunch in sight of the glacier.

After lunch, we drive via Loen and Stryn to the charming Hellesylt village, where we board a cruise along the Geirangerfjord, one of the most famous fjords globally, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2005.

Surrounded by blue waters and lush valleys, you will also see magnificent waterfalls such as the "Seven Sisters" and the "Bridal Veil."

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

Day 7  : GEIRANGER - OSLO

After breakfast, experience the thrill of the roads twisting and turning through one hairpin bend after another leading to Geiranger Skywalk - Mt. Dalsnibba. Then, experience the most stunning panoramic fjord views on Earth (subject to weather conditions).

We drive across the rugged Grotli Mountains towards Lom, famous for its 14th-century stave church. Next, via Lake Vågå, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the famous tourist town of Lillehammer. Finally, go 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.

Day 8  : OSLO - STOCKHOLM

Continue 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 9  : STOCKHOLM

We explore the Swedish capital on a 4-hour sightseeing tour with a local guide in the morning. We drive by the Royal Palace, the Island of Djurgården, the Parliament buildings, and visit the City Hall.

In the afternoon, you are free to continue sightseeing on your own. Dinner is not included tonight. However, we will gladly assist with table reservations at one of the many excellent Stockholm restaurants.

Accommodation in superior rooms at Clarion Hotel Sign.

Day 10  : STOCKHOLM - HELSINKI

In the morning, you have free time to explore Stockholm on your own.

In the afternoon, we transfer to the port to embark on a Baltic cruise on Tallink Silja Line to Helsinki. The cruise leaves at 16:45. We sail slowly through Stockholm's archipelago numerous small islands as we enjoy.

Accommodations are in a 2-berth outside private seaside cabins. Buffet dinner onboard

We recommend bringing a small overnight bag to avoid carrying suitcases to and from the cabin.

Day 11  : HELSINKI - STOCKHOLM

Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you approach Helsinki. Disembark for a day in Helsinki. Explore the Finnish capital Helsinki during a 3-hour city sightseeing with a local guide. Drive by the Senate Square, the Sibelius Monument and Park, and the Cathedral (no entrances included).

Afternoon free for shopping or exploring this bustling city on the Baltic Sea. At 17:00, we embarkation on Tallink Silja Line ferry for return sailing to Stockholm.

Dinner and accommodation on board.

Day 12  : STOCKHOLM - COPENHAGEN

In the morning, we continue our tour to Denmark. We drive through Southern Sweden to Lake Vättern, where we stop for lunch. After lunch, proceed to Jönköping and Malmö. Finally, cross over the Øresund Bridge to arrive in Copenhagen early evening.

Dinner and accommodation in superior rooms at Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel, located in the city center by the charming Nyhavn harbor.

Day 13  : COPENHAGEN

After breakfast, a 3-hour city tour of Copenhagen with a local guide. Sights of interest are the Royal theatre, the Christiansborg Palace, the City Hall, the Royal Palace Amalienborg, the old harbor of Nyhavn, the Little Mermaid, the Gefion Fountain, and the Rosenborg castle (no entrances included). Afternoon free in Copenhagen.

Accommodation in superior rooms at Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel.

Dinner is not included tonight; however, your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations.

Day 14  : DEPARTURE FROM COPENHAGEN

After breakfast at your hotel, time free to further explore Copenhagen on your own, or private transfer to Copenhagen Airport - Kastrup in connection with your flight or next destination.

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 45 people