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Highlights of Scandinavia

12 Days 3 Countries 9 Cities

Discover the icons of Denmark, Norway and Sweden on this epic tour of the best of Scandinavia.

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Highlights of Scandinavia

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    • Why not extend your holiday… Consider adding on our NEW 'Highlights of St. Petersburg and Moscow' trip. This exciting 7 night itinerary fits perfectly onto the end of your Scandinavian holiday. Finish this trip in Stockholm on a Sunday morning, purchase a flight to St. Petersburg for the same day, and on Sunday evening join your fellow travellers to begin your Russian adventure. See 'Highlights of St. Petersburg and Moscow' trip code SPMW, for itinerary details, available departure dates and prices.
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      • Why not extend your holiday… Consider adding on our NEW 'Highlights of St. Petersburg and Moscow' trip. This exciting 7 night itinerary fits perfectly onto the end of your Scandinavian holiday. Finish this trip in Stockholm on a Sunday morning, purchase a flight to St. Petersburg for the same day, and on Sunday evening join your fellow travellers to begin your Russian adventure. See 'Highlights of St. Petersburg and Moscow' trip code SPMW, for itinerary details, available departure dates and prices.
      • Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      The land of the Vikings, deep fjords and the Northern Lights - Norway, Denmark and Sweden - are explored on this fascinating journey of discovery. Visit Copenhagen's Nyhaven, drive around the Hardangerfjord and spend the night on the shores of Lake Vänern.


      Trip type: CostSaver i

      Trip code: SCHI

      11 Nights

      accommodation

      16 Meals
      • 11 Scandinavian breakfasts

      • Lunch

      • 5 Three course dinners

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Bergen
          See Haakon's Hall and the bustling fish market

        • 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

        • Stockholm
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall, Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 Scandinavian breakfasts

        • Lunch

        • 5 Three course dinners


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      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

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        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Highlights of Scandinavia

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive Copenhagen (2 Nights)

      Welcome to Copenhagen. Relax and unwind after check-in or take a stroll through the city. Tonight meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for dinner at the hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Scandic Sluseholmen

      2. Copenhagen Sightseeing and Free Time

      This morning, your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, including the major sights such as the Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, the Royal Amalienborg Palace and the Carlsberg Glyptotek. You'll have free time to visit one of the galleries or do some shopping.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      North Zealand Riviera And Castle Tour

      Enjoy the quaint scenery of the Danish Riviera’s conservation heritage route, as you pass through ancient fishing villages and modern marinas. We'll also view Fredensborg Palace, summer residence of the Royal family, before continuing to the magnificent 17th century Frederiksborg Castle, where you’ll see the State Apartments and the Coronation Chapel.

      Adult Price: €51.00

      Danish Traditions And Canal Cruise

      This evening we'll visit the fairy-tale village of Dragor, with its thatched cottages and pretty working harbour. You’ll wander by tiny houses, learn a little of the history and enjoy a taste of traditional Danish specialties. Then, enjoy an hour-long cruise along the canals and experience stunning views of the city from the harbour.

      Adult Price: €56.00

      3. Copenhagen – Odense – Frederikshavn

      This morning cross the Great Belt Bridge to Funen. Stop in Odense, Hans Christian Andersen's birthplace. Later continue north through Jutland and spend the night in Frederikshavn.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Jutlandia

      4. Frederikshavn – Gothenburg – Oslo

      Leave Denmark this morning as you board your ferry across the Kattegat Strait to Gothenburg in Sweden. A scenic coastal drive leads you to Norway where you will spend the night in the capital city of Oslo.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Hotel
      Radisson Blu Alna

      5. Oslo Sightseeing – Vrådal

      This morning your Local Specialist will show you the highlights of Oslo including views of the medieval fortress Akershus, the Town Hall and the Royal Palace. Visit Vigeland Sculpture Park where you will find the world's largest sculpture exhibition made by a single artist. This afternoon start exploring the impressive Norwegian countryside as you travel towards the Telemark region, famed for being the home of the original and oldest skiing technique. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Quality Strand

      Optional Experiences

      Vikings And Explorers

      You’ll visit the three original Viking longships and their treasures with your Local Specialist, including the Oseberg ship - last used as a burial ship for a woman of high rank. Then explore the stunning Fram Museum to discover the story of the ship and the race to the South Pole, illustrated with films, images and new exhibits.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      6. Vrådal – Bergen (2 Nights)

      Start your day with a spectacular drive that takes you through the mountains and around the Hardangerfjord. Arrive in Bergen, Norway's second-biggest city famed for its shipping, aquaculture and subsea technology industry.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Hotel
      Zander K

      7. Bergen Sightseeing and Free Time

      Today experience the history of this picturesque city on your orientation tour. See the 13th century Haakon's Hall and the bustling fish market. You'll have free time to explore the harbour area and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bryggen which is the old wharf of the city.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Grieg And Bergen Insights

      We’ll head out along the fjord to visit the home of famous composer Grieg, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the villa - the inspiration for many of his masterworks. You’ll also explore Bergen on a walk through the historical lanes, and see stunning views of the city on a trip up the hillside by funicular railway.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      War History And Peaceful Traditions

      Come with us as we explore the lost village of Televag, destroyed when the Gestapo discovered the villagers’ support of the resistance. You’ll visit the museum before we journey to a traditional Norwegian fishing village for coffee and local pancakes. Certain departures also include a guided visit of Fjell Fortress, a Nazi command bunker hidden deep inside the mountain. EURO 48.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      8. Bergen – Fagernes

      This morning after breakfast travel inland to Fagernes. Admire the spectacular Sognefjord, the largest and most well-known fjord in the country. Dinner this evening will be at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Scandic Valdres

      Optional Experiences

      Fjords And Mountains

      Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the UNESCO-listed Næroy Fjord with it's towering mountains and fabulous scenery. This stunning fjord landscape with waterfalls, snow capped mountains and tiny villages has inspired painters for hundreds of years.

      Adult Price: €50.00

      9. Fagernes – Lillehammer – Karlstad

      Travel to Lillehammer, host of the Winter Olympics in 1994. The scenery will change as you drive through lush forests along gorgeous lakes towards Sweden. Spend the night on the shores of the biggest lake of them all, Lake Vänern in Karlstad.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Hotel
      Scandic Winn

      10. Karlstad – Örebro – Stockholm (2 Nights)

      This morning visit Örebro, a lively university town. View the castle dominating the town centre before continuing to Stockholm.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Hotel
      Quality Friends Solna

      Optional Experiences

      Treasures and Traditions

      Marvel at the opulent interior of the world-renowned City Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held every December. Then enjoy a most traditional Swedish refreshment, a ' fika', in a local cafe.

      Adult Price: €38.00

      Old Town and Dinner

      Discover beauty and history combined during a walk in the fairy tale Gamla Stan, where little has changed since the 16th and 17th centuries. Then enjoy delicious Swedish cuisine in a popular local restaurant, with a drink included.

      Adult Price: €59.00

      11. Stockholm Sightseeing and Free Time

      Today get to know this beautiful city on your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall, Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace. Spend time discovering the museums or fashionable stores or consider an Optional Experience in the afternoon. Tonight dine with your fellow travellers and celebrate this memorable trip.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast
      Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Stockholm Discovery Cruise

      Enjoy the beauty of Lake Malaren with your Local Specialist, as we sail in an antique steamboat through the archipelago, past country cottages and elegant homes. You’ll also visit the royal warship 'Vasa', an ornate 17th-century galleon which sank just minutes after sailing, now reclaimed from the Baltic.

      Adult Price: €56.00

      Altitude and Attitude

      Savour a drink in a glass made of ice in the minus temperatures of the Ice-Bar, made completely from the frozen waters of Sweden’s River Torne. You'll also discover the very best views over the city and its archipelago, with a visit to the viewing platform of the Kaknas Tower, Sweden’s highest building.

      Adult Price: €43.00

      12. Depart Stockholm

      Say goodbye to Scandinavia as your holiday draws to a close. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

      Meal(s)
      Scandinavian Breakfast

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.costsavertour.com:80/en-gb/tours/highlights-of-scandinavia?tripcode=schi for the latest discounts & departure information.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Bergen
          See Haakon's Hall and the bustling fish market

        • 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

        • Stockholm
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall, Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 Scandinavian breakfasts

        • Lunch

        • 5 Three course dinners


      $name

      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

      $name
        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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