About A Classic tour of Scandinavia
Discover the wonders of Scandinavia with this 10 day tour, covering Copenhagen,
Oslo, Stockholm, Flåm, Bergen and Helsinki!
The Classic tour of Scandinavia can also be started from Bergen, Stockholm or Oslo.
Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen - Transfer and visit to Tivoli Gardens
Arrival in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Transfer from airport to your hotel. Spend some time to see the charm of Copenhagen on your own.
Day 2: Sightseeing/ Evening cruise to Oslo
You will be provided with either 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 trips continue on to the old Stock Exchange and across Kongens Nytorv, where you can see the Royal Theatre, world famous for its Royal Ballet. 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, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairytale. During the tours 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
Arrive in Oslo after breakfast on board at 09:30. The port town of Oslo is the capital of Norway Oslo celebrated its 1000 year anniversary in the year 2000. Until 1814, it was known as Christiania after the Danish-Norwegian king. The city is beautifully situated at the head of Oslo Fjord surrounded by forested ridges, and this very location gives Oslo unexpected qualities for a national capital. 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. Explore the Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Akershus fortress. Spend some time on the controversial Vigeland Sculpture park.
Check in to your hotel after the tour finishes. Spend the evening at Karl Johan street.
Day 4: Train transfer to Flåm / stay
After breakfast board the train to Flåm. The four hour journey is full of nature’s best offerings so be ready to enjoy and shoot the picturesque memories. After Myrdal, change to the 1 hour journey over the world famous Flåmbana that stops on the way to let you enjoy the waterfalls. Lookout for the ferries dancing on the rocks with surreal music
Check in to your hotel and enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 5: Transfer to Bergen via Balestrand by fjord express boat
After breakfast, spend the day in some easy trekking on the Flåm valley. The green pastures and the cascading waterfalls are simply spectacular.
In the afternoon 15:00, take the express boat through Sognefjörd, the largest fjord in Norway that takes you through shows the various places e.g. the famous to reach Bergen crossing famous Balestrand on the way.
Note: Boat is available in summer time only, so in winter we use train.
Arrive Bergen in the evening and spend overnight at your hotel.
Day 6: Bergen sightseeing / stay
After breakfast discover Bergen through the Fløibanen funicular that takes you on top of the Fløi mountain to give you view of Bergen from different perspectives. After spending time to buy souveniers and enjoying coffee in the cafetaria take the train back. Discover the UNESCO heritage of Bryggen, Fish Market and beauitful parks in the centre of Bergen.
Spend the evening in discovering the local food from a pool of restaurants on the harbour.
Day 7: Flight to Stockholm/ stay
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 leisure to discover Stockholm - the Capital of Scandinavia. Stockholm full of shopping streets and houses exclusive brand names as Lindex, H&M, Åhlens, Ikea etc.
Day 8: Stockholm sightseeing evening cruise to Helsinki
You will either get your Sightseeing card (valid throughout your stay) giving you access to major museums and free usage of public trasnportation. As an option to this card, we may provide you Sit In Coach bus/ boat tour ticket. Start your sightseeing through a comfortable bus with a fabulous view. The trip provides you with exciting information about the sights as you drive or sail past them. See the whole of Stockholm in 90 minutes. The trip shows you the most famous buildings and views, including a stop at Fjällgatan, where the view of Stockholm's islands and waters is truly wonderful. This trip continues further to one hour boat ride. Spend the rest of the day on your own to discover the beauty on water.
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 An own inside cabin with breakfast will be booked
Day 9: Arrival in Helsinki- Sightseeing and departure to Stockholm
After buffet breakfast on board, arrive in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. We suggest you to keep your luggage in the cabin or at the cabin lockers and proceed straight to the waiting coach for Helsinki sightseeing. Helsinki City Tour with recorded commentary and sound effects, giving you a wide variety of information about Helsinki. The many sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, the Parliament Building and the Olympic Stadium, the Sibelius Monument, the Temppeliaukio Church, etc.
Spend some time on your own to discover the Market Hall and return back to the cruise terminal for your return back to Stockholm .
Day 10: Arrival in Stockholm- Departure & Flight Back
After breakfast on board, arrive back in Stockholm at 10:00. From the cruise harbour you are transferred back to Arlanda airport for your flight back.