Fabulous Scandinavia Group Tour 2024
Visiting Copenhagen Oslo Bergen Hemsedal Stockholm
From From €5,385 pp
June to September departures
Fabulous Scandinavia Group Tour 2024
This is a guaranteed departure group tour, in the company of a tour leader and your fellow travellers. The best of the Scandinavian cities with a side trip to the Norwegian fjords and Flamsbana Railway.
- Scandi-cool cities
- Norwegian fjords & Flamsbana Railway
- 4 & 5 star hotels
- Escorted group tour
- Optional excursions
- Select your travel date below
Day 1 - Arrival to Copenhagen
Arrival to Copenhagen Airport, meet & greet by our local representative and Regular Transfer Service to your hotel for check-in. You will receive a welcome pack upon check-in at your hotel, including details about where and when to meet your tour leader. A short welcome meeting will be held in the evening, where you will receive further details about the upcoming tour program. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2 - Exploring Copenhagen
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning we depart by private coach with our guide for a panoramic sightseeing tour of Copenhagen. This tour will be the perfect introduction to “Wonderful Copenhagen”.
- Rosenborg Castle: EUR 57.00 pp
The Rosenborg Palace is a fairytale-like Renaissance palace in central Copenhagen, surrounded by enchanting gardens. It is famous for housing a beautiful collection of Danish crown jewels. The museum in the palace is divided into two parts: the palace interiors and the cellars where the crown jewels are displayed.
- Tivoli Gardens: EUR 38.00 pp
Located in the heart of Copenhagen, Tivoli Park is one of the main attractions of the city. The amusement park was founded in 1843 and offers something for everyone. Beautiful gardens, historic buildings, the wooden rollercoaster from 1914, numerous rides and more then 30 restaurants offering various gastronomic options. The Park has several music venues and a pantomime theater, offering concerts and plays throughout the day. At night, thousands of lights create an amazing and unique atmosphere.
Day 3 - Copenhagen to Oslo
Breakfast at the hotel and free time in Copenhagen or take the optional tour to Kronborg Castle.
- Kronborg Castle (Hamlet Castle) & Helsingor: EUR 98.00 pp
Add a little mystery to your holiday and visit Denmark's most legendary castle. Kronborg Castle was the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet and today Holger Danske remains in his deep sleep in the casemates. Whilst he sleeps, you can take in the surroundings of the castle - one of Northern Europe's finest renaissance castles - which has been added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites.
In the afternoon transfer to Copenhagen harbour by private coach to embark on the DFDS Seaways overnight ferry. At approximately 16:30 departure to Oslo. Buffet dinner will be served on board.
Day 4 - Oslo to Eidfjord
Breakfast on board the ferry. Arrival to Oslo at 11:15am, after disembarking we will board our private coach. We drive across Hoenefoss, Nesbyen surrounded by a landscape, which alternates between forests of pines and lakes to arrive in the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. Proceed through Gol followed by Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains. We continue to Hardangervidda and visit the Voringfossen waterfall, and continue to Eidfjord, where our hotel is located. Check-in. The evening is at your leisure.
Day 5 - Eidfjord to Bergen
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning you will cross the splendid Hardangerfjord, by travelling across Hardanger Bridge. This Bridge has one of the longest suspension bridge spans in the world. After reaching the other side, we will continue along the fjord, passing by Nordheimsund and crossing birch forests until we arrive in Bergen - known as the capital of the fjords. Upon arrival, we will enjoy a small fish tasting in the traditional Fish Market. Afterwards, a panoramic sightseeing tour is included. This gives you the opportunity to explore more of Bergen, try local restaurants, or simply relax and enjoy the city at your own pace. Bergen has a lot to offer in terms of culture, cuisine, and beautiful views, so you're sure to find something enjoyable to do in the evening.
Day 6 - Bergen to Hemsedal
After breakfast, the coach continues down the Naeroy valley to Gudvangen where you will embark on a ferry along the Naerofjord, one of the narrowest and most popular fjord journeys in Norway. Disembark in the stunning village of Flaam where you will to enjoy the tour with the famous panoramic train ride Flaamsbana. Flamsbana is one of the steepest train lines in the world on normal tracks. The 2-hour train journey runs through fantastic nature, past the Rallar road, steep mountains, breathtaking waterfalls, 20 tunnels and offers a multitude of views. In the span of a single hour, the train takes you from the ocean level at the Sognefjord in Flam, to the mountaintop at Myrdal mountain station on Hardangervidda, 863 meters over the ocean. Continue to Hemsedal and check in at Fyri Resort where you will overnight.
Day 7 - Hemsedal to Oslo
After breakfast, the journey from Hemsedal to Oslo offers a breathtaking view through Norway's stunning natural landscapes. As you embark on this road trip, you'll be treated to picturesque views and diverse scenery along the way. As you progress towards Oslo, you might encounter serene fjords and crystal-clear lakes. Norway is renowned for its fjords, and you might catch glimpses of these deep, narrow inlets of the sea as you drive. The still waters reflect the surrounding mountains, creating a truly picturesque scene. In the early afternoon, we'll reach Oslo, where you will check in at the hotel. In the evening, you will enjoy a walking tour, ending in the lively Aker Brygge area, which is a perfect spot for dinner and people-watching.
Day 8 - Exploring Oslo
This morning enjoy the sightseeing with your local guide, who will share the many beautiful spots of the Norwegian Capital beautifully located by the fjord. Admire the view from the Opera house. The Vigeland Park, one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures, will delight you with sculptures by Gustav Vigeland, who dedicated his life to his artistic works. Pass also pass by the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends at your hotel. Free night to enjoy this beautiful city.
- Kon-Tiki & Fram Museums: EUR 75.00 pp
A visit to the Bygdoy museum peninsula is a highlight of visiting Oslo. The Kon-Tiki Museum and the Fram Museum are two separate museums, both dedicated to maritime history and exploration. The Kon-Tiki Museum is dedicated to the famous Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his expeditions. The museum houses the Kon-Tiki raft, which Heyerdahl used for his 1947 expedition across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands. The Fram Museum is dedicated to the polar exploration vessel Fram, which was used by Norwegian explorers Fridtjof Nansen, Otto Sverdrup, and Roald Amundsen in their expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic regions during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Day 9 - Oslo to Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart from Oslo and head to Stockholm, passing Norwegian and Swedish forests through the region of Varmland, the home of many legends. A lunch will be served in Karlstad located by the Lake Vänern. Arrival to Stockholm by the end of the afternoon and check-in. Join your tour leader for a walking tour of the Swedish Capital. The evening is at leisure.
Day 10 - Exploring Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide and depart by private coach for a 3-hour city sightseeing tour of Stockholm. The city, built on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, embraces the unique character of 13th century Old Town with modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm is proudly called “Beauty on Water”. The afternoon is at leisure.
- VASA Museum: EUR 68.00 pp
Following the city tour visit the Swedish warship, Vasa. The Museum was built around the 17th century warship, which sank in Stockholm's inner harbor on her maiden voyage in 1628; its discovery in 1956 and subsequent salvage in 1961 and restoration is one of the most important events in marine archaeology.
Day 11 - Departure from Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel. Our local representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to Stockholm Airport for your departure flight.
- 5,385 EUR per person = based on two people sharing a double/twin room
- 7,150 EUR per person = staying in a single room
- 6th June - 16th June 2024
- 18th July - 28th July 2024
- 8th August - 18th August 2024
- 22nd August - 1st September 2024
- 5th September - 15th September 2024
- 9 nights at 4/5 * properties as per program
- 1 night on board DFDS Seaways Ferry (Exterior Cabin)
- 10 Breakfasts - buffet style 3 dinners (as per program)
- 1 lunch & 1 light lunch (as per program)
- English speaking Tour Leader from Day 1 to 14
- All touring by private coach, including all the sightseeing mentioned in the program
- The long-distance bus from day 4 - 9
- Guided tours in the cities of Copenhagen, Bergen, Oslo & Stockholm as per program
- Regular Arrival Transfer, from Copenhagen Airport*
- Regular Departure Transfer, to Stockholm Airport (Arlanda)*
- Porter Service at DFDS Seaways & all hotels during the program (Excl. Day 1 & Day 11)
- Luggage allowance is 1 suitcase & 1 piece of hand luggage per person
* The Regular Transfer Services are one arrival transfer and one departure transfer on the first and last dates of the tour. This will be shared with other guests and may involve a minor waiting time at the airport due to slightly different flight times. If you prefer to book a private airport transfer, this can be arranged.
- Please note flights are NOT included in this package. If you wish to add flights to your booking please contact us, or you are welcome to book them yourself.
- If required, we can book additional nights at the start or end of your tour, or arrange an add-on pre/post tour to any of our other destinations.
- The tour is guaranteed (min 2 people) and the maximum group size is 25 people.
EXCELLENT, well BALANCED itinerary
In summary, we would like to add that we described our Scandinavian package as EXCELLENT, well BALANCED itinerary and especially the variety of hotels, means of transportation, guides, transfer which were all FLAWLESSLY arranged. After 35 days on the road, we had no desire to terminate the holiday.
Scandinavian Capitals Private Tour, Mr & Mrs White, September 2019