Spectacular Scandinavia

An incredible journey to a land of unparalleled beauty awaits you in Scandinavia, where history and culture intersect with incredible natural wonders for a single, unforgettable adventure. In Denmark's bohemian capital, uncover why Copenhagen is dubbed the 'gastro capital of Scandinavia.' Become enlightened to the Swedish tradition of glassblowing at Sweden's oldest operating glassworks factory. Venture to discover Stockholm on foot or via panoramic tour, and dine at Fem Sma Hus, a 17th-century restaurant that captures the flavor of a bygone era. On board an innovative high-speed train, relish uncompromising views of Sweden's picturesque countryside. Tour Oslo's remarkable Viking Ship Museum. Pass mighty waterfalls, towering mountains and amazing valleys when you embark on one of the world's steepest train rides, the renowned Flam Railway. Enjoy countryside accommodations surrounded by vistas of breathtaking mountains and fjords. Experience Norway's breathtaking fjord region as you travel across the dramatic Sognefjord to the Briksdal Glacier; embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise. Explore the streets of Bergen's ancient, 11th century trading port. This is Scandinavia: three distinct countries, three distinct cultures, and an endless amount of wonder.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2019
Duration
13 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CopenhagenOvernight Flight: Set out to explore Scandinavia by land and experience one of the world's most incredible regions.
Day 2CopenhagenCopenhagen, Denmark - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in the beautiful city of Copenhagen. Take some time to venture out on your own and come to know this cosmopolitan capital, dubbed the 'gastro capital of Scandinavia.' Tonight, meet your fellow travelers during a local dining experience highlighting the New Nordic Cuisine movement of Copenhagen.
Day 3CopenhagenCopenhagen: Join a local expert for an engaging city tour. See Christianborg, Denmark's center of Parliament, and Amalienborg Palace, the residence of the Danish royal family, as well as the Royal Theater. You'll also get to see the Little Mermaid Statue, a 1913 sculpture honoring Hans Christian Andersen's famous fictional character. This afternoon, enjoy some free time on your own. Perhaps you'll join us for an optional excursion to Frederiksborg Castle, the former residence of the Danish royal family, which begins with lunch at a local restaurant featuring seasonally-inspired cuisine.
Day 4CopenhagenCopenhagen - Vaxjo, Sweden: Cross the famous Oresund Bridge into Sweden. Stop at the Ikea Museum and become immersed in the history behind this world-famous furniture brand. Later, travel to Vaxjo, gateway to Sweden's famous 'glass kingdom' and home to the well-known brand, Kosta Boda. Discover the genuine Swedish tradition of glassblowing at Sweden's oldest operating glassworks factory, established in 1742.
Day 5VaxjoVaxjo - Stockholm: Continue north to Stockholm, Sweden's capital city. Once you've arrived, begin exploring the one-of-a-kind Vasa Ship Museum. You'll learn about the vessel's shocking maiden voyage, when it sank in a single nautical mile. The ship, commissioned in the 1600s by King Vasa, was raised 334 years later from the bottom of the harbor. Perfectly preserved, the ship offers a rare glimpse into the amazing craftsmanship of the 17th century. Tonight, enjoy Swedish cuisine in the old town at Fem Sma Hus. Capture the flavor of a bygone era at this stunning restaurant that's comprised of five connected timber-framed houses from the 17th century.
Day 6StockholmStockholm: Today, it's your choice! Explore the narrow streets of Gamla Stan (Old Town) during a guided walking tour -OR- see the city on a motor coach tour that highlights the Riddarholm Church, the Royal Palace and the Parliament, as well as a visit inside Stockholm's beautiful city hall. The remainder of the day is yours to explore Stockholm independently. Discover its strikingly colorful architecture and sample its innovative cuisine. Perhaps you will choose to join an optional excursion that offers a privately guided tour of Stockholm's spectacular archipelago.
Day 7StockholmStockholm - High Speed Train - Oslo, Norway: All aboard! Sit back, relax and enjoy as you travel through Sweden's picturesque countryside aboard its innovative high-speed train. Cross the Norwegian border and arrive in Oslo, one of Europe's fastest-growing cities, nestled between the Oslofjord and forested hills. Norway's capital since 1814, Oslo is the center of Norwegian government and home to the royal family. Here, you'll find a vibrant, cosmopolitan hub with an abundance of world-class museums, restaurants and art.
Day 8OsloOslo: A tour of Oslo begins at the remarkable Viking Ship Museum, home of three ancient Viking vessels. Continue along Karl Johan Street and view the Royal Palace and city hall in quaint downtown Oslo. Next, visit Vigeland Park, home to the collection of statues and sculptures that comprise Gustav Vigeland's life's work. Later this afternoon, enjoy some free time to relax or explore Oslo independently.
Day 9OsloOslo - Flam: Travel north from Norway's capital to the majestic fjord region. Visit the Borgund Stave Church, the intricate structure built in dedication to the Apostle, Andrew in 1180. Arrive next in the quaint village of Flam, nestled at the entrance to the stunning Aurlandsfjord. Embark on the renowned Flam Railway, one of the world's steepest train rides, and ascend 3,000 feet past mighty waterfalls, towering mountains and amazing valleys. Journey to the mountain plateau of Myrdal and cascade down to the fjord of Flam, taking in the breathtaking views each way.
Day 10FlamFlam - Loen: Travel across the dramatic Sognefjord to the Briksdal Glacier, considered to be one of the most beautiful glaciers in Norway. Climb the glacier in a traditional 'troll' car before arriving in stunning Loen for a relaxing stay in the heart of Norway's fjord region.
Day 11LoenLoen - Geiranger - Fjord Cruise - Loen: Spend the day enchanted by the inspiring landscape of the fjord region of Norway. Journey to Geiranger, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise, soaking in some of Norway's most beautiful scenery along the way. Known to be one of the most famous fjords in the world, Geirangerfjord is where you'll find Norway's mightiest waterfalls: the Seven Sisters, the Bridal Veil and the Suitor. You'll notice that homesteads are a continued presence on the steep sides of the mountains, where these farms have been kept for centuries.
Day 12LoenLoen - Bergen: Be inspired by Norway's most impressive landscapes en route to Bergen - the gateway to the fjords. Founded with Viking roots, the Bergen of today is known for its old-world charm and scenic landscapes.
Day 13BergenBergen: Join a guided walking tour of Bergen. Stroll along the historic and iconic harbor front, known as the Bryggen (UNESCO). Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and reunite with your fellow passengers for an atmospheric farewell dinner in the historic Bryggen neighborhood.
Day 14BergenBergen - Tour Ends: Depart for home today with incredible memories of your Scandinavian journey.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/10/2019$4,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/14/2019$4,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/21/2019$4,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/28/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/12/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/26/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/02/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/16/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/23/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/06/2019$4,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/13/2019$4,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/20/2019$4,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/27/2019$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/04/2019$3,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Copenhagen Admiral Hotel Copenhagen, Denmark
Alexandra Hotel Loen, Norway
Hotel Bristol Oslo Oslo, Norway
Fretheim Hotel Flam, Norway
Scandic Grand Central Stockholm, Sweden
PM & Vanner Hotel Vaxjo, Sweden
Scandic Neptun Bergen , Norway
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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