Authentic Scandinavia Tours:
From € 1590
Authentic Scandinavia Tour covers cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Flåm, Bergen, Stockholm and Helsinki and includes:
* Daily breakfast and hotel accommodation in 3 or 4 star category hotels
* Overnight cruises to Copenhagen - Oslo and Stockholm - Helsinki with own inside cabin with beds and wash rooms.
* All city transfers from airport / station / cruise terminal to hotels and back (if the distance is more than 800 meters)
* Train journey from Oslo to Flam on the scenic Flåmbana
* Fjord cruise on the largest fjord in Norway Sognefjord by express boat Flåm-Balestrand-Bergen (summer time only - 1st May to 30th September)
* Air flight from Bergen to Stockholm
* Regular Sightseeing as per itinerary below
* Meals, drinks, etc.
* International flights to and from Scandinavia
Authentic tour of Scandinavia can also be started from Bergen, Stockholm or Oslo and ended in any other main Capital city.
Day 1:Arrival in Copenhagen - Transfer to Hotel !
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You arrive in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark and are transfer from airport to your hotel. Spend some time to see the charm of Copenhagen on your own. A visit to Tivoli Gardens is a great way to spend the day.Just get the feel of the place.
Day 2:Scandinavian Sightseeing and Evening cruise to Oslo
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You get a pass for hop on hop off bus and boat tour (which is valid throughout your stay) or you will get a nutshell bus and boat tour of two and a half hours (depending on availability). Both the tours pass by the Tivoli Gardens and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. The tours drive through the colourful canal district and past the National Museum, by Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament. The tours continue on to the old Stock Exchange and across Kongens Nytorv, where you can see the Royal Theatre, world famous for its Royal Ballet giving you an authentic scandinavian feel. You willl also go past the colourful harbour district of Nyhavn to Amalienborg Palace- Winter residence of the Royal Family. Here you have the opportunity to see the changing of the Guard. This may be followed by a visit to the Gefion Fountain and The Little Mermaid.
During this authentic scandinavia tour you pay a visit to one of the many magnificent churches in Copenhagen as well as passing by Rosenborg Castle, where the Crown Jewels are protected by the Royal Guard.
A taxi will transfer you from the hotel to the cruise harbour at 15:40. At 16:00, board the cruise to Oslo for the wonderful cruise on the North Sea and night long party. Your own inside cabins with washroom will be booked with breakfast.
Day 3:Oslo sightseeing - evening stay in Oslo
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You arrive in Oslo after breakfast on board at 09:30. Oslo is the Cultural, economic and commercial centre of Norway. Oslo celebrated its 1000 year anniversary in the year 2000. Oslo occupies an arc of land at the northernmost and of the Oslo fjord which is nearly bisected by the Nessoden peninsula opposite Oslo, lies to the south else in all other directions Oslo is surrounded by green hills and mountains. Start the day long Oslo tour which allows you to see all of Oslo’s main attractions at your own pace and convenience, with the freedom to take a break from your tour at any time to explore a sight further, or maybe go for lunch or shopping. Its scandinavia at our own peril. Explore the Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Akershus fortress. Spend some time on the controversial Vigeland Sculpture park. Visit the famous Karl Johan street in the evening.
Check in to your hotel after the tour finishes.
Day 4:Train transfer to Flåm / stay
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After a hearty breakfast you board the train to Flåm. It is a four hour journey giving you the feel of scandinavian nature and a chance to capture the glory in your camera. After Myrdal, you change to the one hour journey over the world famous Flåmbana that stops on the way for a while to let you enjoy the wonderful waterfalls. Its an experience of a lifetime.
You move in to your hotel and enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 5:Transfer to Bergen via Balestrand by fjord express boat
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After breakfast, you move to the Flåm valley and trk your way to paradise. You get the magnificent view of waterfalls, rivers & mountain peaks.
In the afternoon at 15:00 hours , you take the express boat through Sognefjörd, the largest fjord in Norway that takes you through shows the various places.
Note: Boat is available in summer time only and train is the mode of transport in winter.
Arrive in Bergen in the evening and spend overnight at your hotel.
Day 6: Bergen sightseeing / stay
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After breakfast, discover Bergen's historical buildings and landmarks, now listed as World Heritage Sites. The attractions include the medieval Bergenhus Fort and the Gamlehaugen Castle, while a tour on the Floibanen funicular railway is a must see. You can also buy souveniers and within Bergen city centre itself, the main tourist attractions include the popular Aquarium (Akvariet), which is located alongside a public park featuring pleasant lawned areas and a heated open-air swimming pool.
Spend the evening in discovering the local food from a some great of restaurants on the harbour.
Day 7:Flight to Stockholm/ stay
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After breakfast, we provide the transfer to the aiprort for the flight to reach Stockholm - The Capital of Scandinavia. On arrival in Stockholm you are transferred to your hotel.
Spend the time at your own pace to discover Stockholm - the Capital of Scandinavia. Stockholm is a busy place and is home to exclusive brand names as Lindex, H&M, Åhlens, Ikea etc.
Day 8:Stockholm sightseeing evening cruise to Helsinki
We will provide you with the following:
1. Sightseeing Cards valid throughout your stay giving you access to most of the major museums and free usage of public transport system which is amongst the best in the world.
2. Optional Card , Sit In Coach bus as well as boat tour ticket. The tour also provides important and exciting information as you move along during the 1.5 hours covering the whole stockholm.After that your tour continues further with a great one hour boat ride giving you a scenic view of Stockholm through the waters.
3. An own inside cabin on Cruise including a lavish breakfast.
Explore Stockholm after your tour and discover this beautiful city sorrounded by on water.
A Taxi will transfer you from the hotel at 15:40 to the cruise harbour. Check in starts around 16:00 hrs at the cruise terminal from where the ship for Helsinki departs at 1700 hrs.
Day 9:Arrival in Helsinki- Sightseeing and departure
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After buffet breakfast on board, arrive in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. As you will be going back to Stockholm from the same Cruise ship, we highly recommend keeping your luggage in the cabin or at the cabin lockers and move to the waiting coach for Helsinki sightseeing with your essential items only.
Your Helsinki City Tour is with recorded commentary and sound effects apprising you about Helsinki. You get to see some beautigul places including the Sibelius Monument, the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, theParliament Building and the Olympic Stadium, the Temppeliaukio Church.
Explore Helsinki on your own for some more time. We recommend seeing the Big Market Square just around the Harbour, the Kauppatori. Here you can buy Souvenirs and some delicious food items.
Return back to the cruise terminal for your return back to Stockholm.
Day 10:Arrival in Stockholm Departure back
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After another hearty breakfast on board, arrive back in Stockholm at 10:00. We transfer you from the cruise harbour to Arlanda airport for your flight back home.