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Scandinavian Capitals

Scandinavian Capitals | Scandinavian American World Tours

Copenhagen | Stockholm | Oslo | Norway in Nutshell Fjord Tour | Bergen

Six Independent Itineraries from 5-11 Nights
Available All Year Round

Design your own tour! Tours can also be done in reverse. You can do the full tour, or segments as listed below. Food Tours: culinary extensions in Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm that can be added on to your tour! We can further customize your trip as well—contact us!

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Copenhagen

Transfer upon arrival to your three or four star hotel on own. Copenhagen Airport is only a short train ride from the Central Station, or take a taxi directly to your hotel. Remainder of the day is free to rest and get to know one of the world’s oldest and most spectacular kingdoms.

Comfort Hotel Vesterbro, Imperial Hotel, or similar

Day 02: Copenhagen

After a good Scandinavian buffet breakfast, a full day in Copenhagen free to explore on own or take an optional city tour. Consider visiting the Royal Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Castle, The Little Mermaid, and more.

This evening we recommend a visit to the famous Tivoli Gardens amusement park, open annually from May 01 - September 16. Dates are subject to change.

Comfort Hotel Vesterbro, Imperial Hotel, or similar

Day 03: Copenhagen

Buffet breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy another day in Copenhagen in the shopping areas including the mile-long pedestrian street Strøget lined with shops and department stores. If you prefer to see parts of the scenic countryside you can take an optional castle tour of North Sealand or take a train to one of the nearby sights.

Comfort Hotel Vesterbro, Imperial Hotel, or similar

Day 04: Copenhagen - Stockholm

After breakfast at your hotel transfer on own to the central station for a 5-hour X2000 high-speed train ride to Stockholm. As you ride the train through the beautiful Swedish countryside you will see small cozy villages, forests, and sparkling lakes. Arrive in the Swedish capital of Stockholm in the late afternoon. Transfer on own to your three or four star hotel located in the heart of the city close to Central Station. Rest of day free.

First Hotel Kungsbron, Nordic Light Hotel, or similar

Day 05: Stockholm

After a good Scandinavian buffet breakfast, we recommend taking a combined coach and boat tour of Stockholm. Famous sights on the tour include the Royal Palace, the Parliament Buildings, the City Hall, and the Old Town followed by a 1-hour cruise around the royal park of Djurgården. We can also suggest visits to the impressive Drottningholm Palace or the famous Vasa Ship Museum in the afternoon.

First Hotel Kungsbron, Nordic Light Hotel, or similar

Day 06: Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. A full day to explore Stockholm and its many sights or take an optional tour. The Stockholm archipelago is spectacular and you can take one of several boat tours available from the downtown harbor.

First Hotel Kungsbron, Nordic Light Hotel, or similar

Day 07: Stockholm - Oslo

For guests terminating in Stockholm, this tour ends after breakfast.

After breakfast transfer on own to the Central Station for a 6-hour train ride to Oslo. NOTE: Some departures will take longer due to connecting train service required, and surcharges may apply. You’ll arrive in the Norwegian Viking capital in the afternoon or evening. Transfer on own to your three or four star hotel located close to the city center and the Central Station. Remainder of day free.

Hotel Cecil, Bristol Hotel, or similar

Day 08: Oslo

After a good Scandinavian buffet breakfast, we suggest taking an optional Oslo city sightseeing tour, visiting landmarks and attractions such as the City Hall, the Viking Ship Museum, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, and more. In the afternoon, a visit to the medieval Akershus Fortress and the World War II Resistance Museum on your own is highly recommended. Evening at leisure.

Hotel Cecil, Bristol Hotel, or similar

Day 09: Oslo - Flåm (Voss)

For guests terminating in Oslo, this tour ends after breakfast.

After an early breakfast, transfer on your own to the Central Station. You are now embarking on an expanded version of the famous Norway in a Nutshell tour starting with an 8am or 10.30am 5 hour train ride towards Bergen, via the beautiful Hallingdal Valley to Myrdal. In Myrdal you will change train to the spectacular Flåm Mountain Railroad, descending for 13 miles via 20 tunnels before reaching Flåm Village in about one hour. You will spend the night at a charming four star hotel located next to the rail station. Evening at leisure after you enjoy an included dinner.

Fretheim Hotel, Flåmsbrygga Hotel, or similar (Fleischer’s Hotel in Voss)

NOTE:  Flåm hotels are closed from roughly between 12/23 - 12/31. During this period you’ll continue via fjord cruise and bus to Voss as per Day 10 below for overnight stay.

Day 10: Flåm (Voss) to Bergen

Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you look out over the scenic Aurlandsfjord. Flåm is a small fjord village but offers many options for activities including hiking and kayaking. You can either depart in the morning or mid-afternoon, on a 2-hour fjord cruise along the Aurlands and Nærøy Fjord to Gudvangen.

In Gudvangen you will connect to the scheduled bus to Voss. Upon arrival in Voss you will connect to the Bergen train for a 1-hour ride to Bergen Station. In Bergen transfer on your own to your three or four star hotel next to the harbor.

Hotel Augustin, Havnekontoret#, or similar

Day 11: Bergen

Scandinavian buffet breakfast at hotel. Free day to explore Bergen city and harbor. We recommend a local city sightseeing tour (May 01 - September 30 only) that includes a visit to Troldhaugen Museum, the home of famous Norwegian composer Edward Grieg and Old Bergen Museum or Fantoft stave church. Evening at leisure.

Hotel Augustin, Havnekontoret#, or similar

Day 12: Depart Bergen

After your final Scandinavian buffet breakfast, check out and transfer on own via airport bus or taxi to Bergen Airport.

#Complimentary light evening appetizers are served daily when staying at Havnekontoret in Bergen.

 

Additional Information

Price includes:

  • Based on total Tour: 11 nights Copenhagen - Bergen.
  • 11 nights’ accommodation including daily Scandinavian buffet breakfast and one 3-course or buffet dinner, in centrally located tourist or first class hotels as per your choice, all rooms with private facilities
  • 2nd/standard class trains Copenhagen - Stockholm, Stockholm - Oslo, Bergen - Myrdal and Voss - Bergen including seat reservations as required. Upgrade options available
  • Ride on the famous Flåm Railroad
  • 2 hours cruise on Fjaerland and Nærøy Fjords
  • Scheduled coach from Gudvangen to Voss
  • Travel documents and tickets in hand prior to U.S. departure

NOTE: Price does not include extra activities and sights. A list of optional excursions and activities are listed below.

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2017 PRICES | DEPARTURES ON REQUEST

Daily Departure Dates and Information
All departures are in USD. Departure is a land-only tour. Tour space is not guaranteed until booked and confirmed.

1st Class Rail Upgrade available! All rates are per person. Adult, Copenhagen to Stockholm: $50. Child (under 16), Copenhagen to Stockholm: $185*. Adult, Stockholm to Oslo: $25. Child (under 16), Stockholm to Oslo: $ 160*. Komfort Class Rail Upgrade available! Adult/child Oslo to Myrdal: $19 p.p.

Third person in extra bed/special child discount! Deduct 75% from posted per person twin room rates. Extra bed discount applies to third person only, both adults and children; max 2 extra beds per room.

*Higher child rate (upgrade to 1st class): children are discounted in 2nd class, but must pay adult rate in 1st class.

Land Only
Price

Single
Supplement

COPENHAGEN TO BERGEN (11 nights)
Copenhagen | Stockholm | Oslo | Flåm | Bergen
3-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels



$2145 p.p. twin
$2560 p.p. twin



$835
$975

COPENHAGEN TO OSLO (8 nights)
Copenhagen | Stockholm | Oslo
3-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels



$1270 p.p. twin
$1495 p.p. twin



$590
$635

COPENHAGEN TO STOCKHOLM (6 nights)
Copenhagen | Stockholm
3-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels



$880 p.p. twin
$1070 p.p. twin



$475
$515

STOCKHOLM TO OSLO (5 nights)
Stockholm | Oslo
3-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels



$690 p.p. twin
$840 p.p. twin



$355
$360

STOCKHOLM TO BERGEN (8 nights)
Stockholm | Oslo | Flåm | Bergen
3-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels



$1565 p.p. twin
$1900 p.p. twin



$600
$695

OSLO TO BERGEN (5 nights)
Oslo | Flåm | Bergen
3-Star Hotels
4-Star Hotels



$1105 p.p. twin
$1330 p.p. twin



$360
$460


Suggestions for Family Activities and Sights

*Some attractions are closed outside summer season.

  • Skansen Open Air Museum + Grona Lund Amusement Park, Stockholm
  • Kulturhuset, special activities for children of all ages, Stockholm
  • Aquaria Water Museum, Stockholm Aquarium
  • Boating on old steamers on the Stockholm Archipelago
  • Tivoli Garden & Amusement Park, Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen Zoo, Copenhagen
  • Children’s Gallery at National Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
  • The Science Center, north of Copenhagen city
  • Denmark’s Aquarium, north of Copenhagen
  • Bakken - rides, forest and deer park, north of Copenhagen
  • Tusinfryd Amusement Park, Oslo
  • The International Museum of Children’s Art, Oslo
  • Natural History Museum, Oslo
  • Vigeland Park, Oslo suburbs
  • Viking Ship Museum, Polar Ship Fram and Kon-tiki Museum, Oslo
  • Waterworld, in-/outdoor waterpark for the entire family, Bergen area
  • Fløibanen Funicular, Bergen
  • Bergen Aquarium
  • Natural History Museum, Bergen
  • Bergen Fish Market
  • Bergen Rail Museum including old steamer train ride

Tour Information

Tour Type:Independent Tour / Scandinavian Capitals / Norway in a Nutshell®
Price: from $690
Duration:6 - 12 days
Cities Visited:Copenhagen - Stockholm - Oslo - Flåm - Bergen
Departures: All Year Round

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