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Fabulous Fjords + Stockholm

Fabulous Fjords + Stockholm | Scandinavian American World Tours

ESCORTED - 9 GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

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Bergen | Stalheim Canyon | Flåm | Fagernes | Oslo | Stockholm

 Tours start in Bergen on Saturdays
Departures May 18 - September 21, 2019

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Bergen

Arrive in Bergen today and meet our local representative at Bergen Airport before transferring together to your hotel. Check in to your centrally-located four-star hotel. Please see the welcome letter, which you’ll receive upon check in, for details about the meeting point and time with your tour escort on Day 2.

The rest of the day and evening are at leisure to explore and acquaint yourself with Bergen.

Scandic Ørnen Hotel

NOTE: Escorted transfer is only available from Bergen airport to your hotel on the official start date of the tour. Transfers are conducted by an English-speaking representative.

Day 02: Bergen

Breakfast at your hotel. The morning is at leisure.

The gateway to the fjords, Bergen is a mesmerizing blend of small-town friendliness, historical intrigue, and natural beauty. In the afternoon, we meet with a local guide for a panoramic city sightseeing tour during which we will see St. Mary’s Church, the exterior of Haakon’s Hall, the colorful and picturesque fish markets, and the old Bryggen Harbor area (no entrances included).

Evening is at leisure, with an optional excursion on the Fløibanen funicular.

Scandic Ørnen Hotel

NOTE: The optional Fløibanen funicular tour, a railway excursion in the heart of Bergen to the top of Mt. Fløien with fantastic views of the Norwegian coastline, takes about 5-8 minutes and is one of Norway’s best-known attractions. Price: $22 per person.

Day 03: Bergen - Stalheim

Breakfast at your hotel. The morning is at leisure to further explore the stunning fjord capital of Bergen. In the early afternoon we depart from Bergen and travel to the historic town of Voss, with a stunning background of snow clad mountains. After a short break the journey continues towards Nærøy Valley, where your stunning historic four-star hotel is situated.

Dinner is included at the hotel tonight. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the incredible views down the Stalheim Gorge.

Stalheim Hotel or similar*

*NOTE: The June 29th departure is waitlisted for the Stalheim Hotel. If space is unavailable, this departure date will overnight at a 4-star hotel located in the fjord area.

Day 04: Stalheim - Flåm - Fagernes

Breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast the coach continues down the Nærøy Valley to Gudvangen where you embark a ferry that takes you along the Nærøyfjord, one of the narrowest and most popular fjord journeys in Norway. Disembark in the stunning village of Flåm where you will have some free time. Here you can join an optional excursion on the Flåm Railway, one of the most famous and most breathtaking railway journeys in the world.

In the afternoon the coach journey continues along the Aurlandsfjord, via Aurland and Lærdal. A photo stop is made at the popular Borgund Stave church (entrance not included) before continuing on the last part of the journey to Fagernes. Late dinner and overnight at a gorgeous local four-star resort.

Scandic Valdres

NOTE: The optional 2-hour Flåm Railway (Flåmsbana) excursion covers one of the most scenic and steep railway journeys in the world, taking travelers from the waterfront in Flåm all the way to the very top of the Hardangervidda Plateau’s Myrdal Station—863 m over the ocean! Price: $104 per person.

Day 05: Fagernes - Oslo

After a buffet breakfast you travel towards Oslo, leaving the fjords behind you. Early afternoon arrival in Oslo and check-in to your hotel.

In the afternoon, board a private coach for a panoramic city sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by the Oslofjord. Enjoy the view from the Opera House and explore Vigeland’s Park, a major Scandinavian cultural treasures. We’ll also pass by the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends at the hotel.

Evening and dinner are on your own to further explore Oslo.

Thon Opera or similar*

*NOTE: The May 18th and June 8th departures will be accommodated at a similar 4-star, centrally-located hotel to be determined no later than 4 weeks prior to departure.

Day 06: Oslo - Stockholm

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart Oslo and head for Stockholm by private coach or train, passing through Norwegian and Swedish forests and the region of Värmland, the home of many legends.

Late afternoon arrival to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, for check-in at your centrally located four-star hotel. The evening is at leisure, and dinner is on your own.

Scandic Grand Central Hotel

Day 07: Stockholm

Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your local guide and depart by private coach for a 3-hour city tour of Stockholm. The city of Stockholm, built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges, embraces the unique character of the 13th-century Old Town and modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm's islands are bordered by Lake Mälaren in the west and the Baltic Sea in the east where the archipelago with its 30,000 islands awaits exploration.

The capital is a big city with a small town personality: its handy size and short walking distances makes it easy to cover a lot in a short time. Stockholm is proudly called ‘Beauty on Water’ and a sightseeing tour including a walk in the Old Town makes a memorable morning tour. Discover a city of contrasts. Go back 750 years in time and feel the medieval atmosphere of the Old Town "Gamla Stan" as you wander through the narrow streets. The seven hundred year old cathedral of Stockholm, Seat of the archbishop, will be seen during your stroll in the Old Town, where you will also get a chance to see Stortorget; where the Stockholm Blood Bath took place. The tour also includes a drive to Fjållgatan where you will enjoy picturesque views of Stockholm. The tour ends at the hotel.

The afternoon and evening are at leisure, with an optional excursion to explore the Vasa Museum. Dinner is on own.

Scandic Grand Central Hotel

NOTE: The optional Vasa Museum excursion visits the ancient Swedish warship, Vasa, one of the world’s largest intact marine archaeological treasures which has been painstakingly restored it its original state. Price: $67 per person. Please note that this day tour requires a minimum of 2 persons to depart.

Day 08: Stockholm Departure

After your final buffet breakfast at the hotel, we’ll transfer you directly to Stockholm Arlanda Airport for your flight home.

NOTE: Escorted transfer is only available from your hotel to Stockholm Arlanda Airport on the official end date of the tour. Transfers are conducted by an English-speaking representative.

 

Additional Information

Price includes:

  • 7 nights Bergen – Stockholm
  • Arrival transfer (Bergen) and departure transfer (Stockholm), as stated in itinerary above
  • 7 nights’ accommodation including daily buffet breakfasts (7) and 2 dinners as per itinerary, in centrally located moderate/first class hotels, all rooms with private facilities
  • All listed sightseeing tours are conducted in a private coach and in English only, all entrances included as outlined
  • 2-hour ferry cruise Gudvangen to Flåm in Norway
  • Luggage handling at hotels (1 suitcase, 1 piece of hand luggage) except on arrival and departure days (Days 01 & 08)
  • English-speaking tour escort Days 02-07 (all city tours are also monolingual)
  • Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats; long-distance bus from day 2-7 offers WIFI

NOTE: Prices do not include beverages & extra items, and any services not listed in the program.

Optional services & tours available for pre-booking: Optional Fløibanen funicular tour on day 02: USD $22 per person. Optional Flåm Railway excursion on day 04: USD $104 per person. Optional Vasa Museum excursion on day 07 (min. 2 persons): USD $67 per person.

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2019 STARTING PRICES | GUARANTEED DEPARTURES       View Escorted Tour Specials

Prices are per person sharing twin-bedded room. Tours start in Bergen on Saturdays. *Indicated departure is escorted in two languages on transfers and in the fjord region; all city tours are still monolingual.

Departure Dates and Information
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Tour dates & availability per 10/16/2018. All departures are guaranteed and in USD. Departure is a land-only tour. Guests 7 years or older are welcome; children 7-18 years old must travel with an adult. Tour space is not guaranteed until booked and confirmed. All tours are guided in English.

Third person in extra bed/special child discount! Deduct $144 from posted per person double room rates. Extra bed discount only applies to third person 12 years or older. Child discount (7-12 years): $305.

Land Only
Price

Single
Supplement

May
18


$1907 p.p. twin


$634

June
08, 15, & 29


$1907 p.p. twin


$634

July
13 & 27


$1907 p.p. twin


$634

August
10 & 24


$1907 p.p. twin


$634

September
21*


$1907 p.p. twin


$634

Tour Information

Tour Type:Escorted Tour
Price: from $1907
Duration:8 days
Cities Visited:Bergen - Stalheim Canyon - Flåm - Fagernes - Oslo - Stockholm
Departures: May - June - July - August - September

Tour Map

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