Vibrant cities, distinct cultures, and unspoiled landscapes … welcome on this Scandinavia tour! You’ll visit the Nordic fascinating cities and most scenic areas as well as some of its smaller and scenic towns. Overnight in Copenhagen, Frederikshavn, Oslo, the Telemark area, Bergen, the Fagernes area, Karlstad, and Stockholm. As you would expect from a Scandinavia tour, this tour features breathtaking scenery. Norway is known for its fjords—with their steep and majestic mountains and picturesque villages dotting the landscape. A highlight of this tour is a cruise on the Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord. Take a ferry across the Hardangerfjord, the world’s fourth-largest fjord. Travel through Norway’s Telemark region with its lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. Stop for photos at Steinsdalsfoss Waterfall, where visitors can walk behind the cascading waterfall without getting wet. Also enjoy a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Mjøsa. In Sweden, drive through the scenic Värmland, home to 10,000 lakes dotting the forested landscape. In Denmark, drive across the Great Belt Bridge, one of the world’s longest bridges, and take a ferry from Denmark to Sweden. On this tour through Scandinavia, spend time in the major cities: Copenhagen, capital of Denmark; Oslo, capital of Norway; Bergen, Norway’s picturesque second-largest city; and Stockholm, Sweden’s beautiful capital. Sightseeing includes the must-see sights, such as Oslo's City Hall, decorated with great Norwegian art from 1900 to 1950, and Frogner Park, where Gustav Vigeland created over 200 extraordinary bronze and granite statues. Stop in Lillehammer, site of the 1994 Winter Olympics, and for a photo at Sweden’s Gripsholm Castle, a fairytale castle built in 1537 and set in an enchanting rural setting. From the fascinating cities and small towns to the breathtaking landscapes, this value-minded Scandinavia tour has it all!
Individual headsetsSightseeing:Visits to Copenhagen, Odense, Frederikshavn, Gothenburg, Telemark, Vemork Museum, Bergen, Fagernes, Lillehammer, Karlstad, Mariefred, Gripsholm Castle picture stop. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Guides:
Local Guides for city sightseeing in Oslo and Stockholm; professional Tour Director while touring
Scenic Highlights: Jutland Peninsula, Hardanger Plateau, Søgne and Hardangerfjord, Steindalflossen waterfalls, Lake Mjøsa, Värmland
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
Transportation: Touring by private, first-class, motorcoach; cruise on Sognefjord; ferry crossings Frederikshavn-Gothenburg and Utne-Kvanndal