The Scandinavian countries of Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland are still considered faraway, exotic lands. So, if you are planning the best getaway as a couple, in beautiful, quiet environs, then this 2-week trip is perfect. You arrive in the Dutch capital of Copenhagen and as you embark on this 14-day trip, there are city tours, beautiful ferry rides, discovering the Norwegian fjords and exploring the locale. You travel around by air, water and train. And, as the engaging trip draws to a close, you have seen so much of this beauteous land and had a great time together.
You arrive in Copenhagen by flight. Transfer to a hotel by a private vehicle. You stay overnight in a hotel in Copenhagen.
After breakfast at the hotel, you embark on a Copenhagen Panorama tour on seat in coach basis. You stay overnight in a hotel in Copenhagen.
While on the Copenhagen Panorama Tour, you see the City Hall, the Parliament building, you visit the Amalienborg Palace, which is where the royal family resides. You also visit the Copenhagen Stock Exchange, the Gefion fountain, Little Mermaid and other interesting landmarks and places of interest.
After breakfast at the hotel, you transfer to a pier by a private vehicle to catch the DFDS ferry to Oslo. You travel overnight in the ferry (Interior Cabin)
You arrive in Oslo. Transfer to a hotel by a private vehicle and you spend the day in leisure. You stay overnight in a hotel in Oslo.
After breakfast at the hotel, you go on an Oslo Selected Highlights tour on seat in coach basis. While in Oslo, you visit the Town House, the House of Parliament, the Royal Palace and the imposing Akershus fortress. A not to miss is the splendid Vigeland Sculpture Park. A visit to the famed Karl Johan Street completes it. Later, you visit the Viking Ship Museum. This is home to the well-preserved, old Viking Ships from a bygone era. A lot of artifacts and relics dating back to the Viking period can be found here.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Oslo.
After breakfast at the hotel, you transfer from the hotel to the station to board the train and embark on the scenic Norway in a Nutshell Adventure. You arrive in Flåm and stay overnight in a hotel there.
Norway in a Nutshell
This tour lets you experience the quintessence of what the Norwegian fjords, the mountains and valleys are really like. This roundtrip makes for a very memorable journey that takes you through beautiful and scenic locales like the Fjord Norway, awe-inspiring experiences on the Bergen Railway, the Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the Nærøyfjord and the steep Stalheimskleiva road.
After breakfast at the hotel, continue on your Norway in a Nutshell journey towards Bergen. You arrive in Bergen, transfer from the station to the hotel by a private vehicle.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Bergen.
After breakfast in the hotel, explore the city on your own with a Bergen city card - valid for 24 hours. With this card, you can take a hop on hop off tour, visiting the many landmarks and places to see. Bergen is a globally appealing town but it retains its small-town feel and charisma well. It is bounded by verdant mountains. Some of the attractions here are the Hanseatic wharf Bryggen which seems to be straight out of a picture postcard. The neat, pastel-colored wooden houses, the long, winding cobblestone paved streets, and the Old Bergen area are places of interest that one must visit while in Bergen. You can also visit the harbor, the fish market and the 12th century, Romanesque church - St. Mary’s church are other places of interest. And if shopping is on your mind, there are many outlets you can go shopping in.
There’s another interesting experience to indulge in while in Bergen. Enjoy a fun ride on the Funicular train and ride up to the top of the mountain.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Bergen.
After breakfast in the hotel, you transfer to the airport for your flight to Stockholm. On arrival, you check into the hotel and you stay overnight in the hotel in Stockholm.
You have breakfast in the hotel. You then embark on a Stockholm Panorama tour on SIC basis. You proceed for a tour of the Swedish capital accompanied by an experienced local English-speaking guide. You get to see the impressive City Hall. It is stunning both in terms of artistic trimmings and its interesting architecture. Every year, the Nobel Prize banquet takes place here. You also get to visit the Royal Palace and the Cathedral. After this, you visit the Old Town area which is well-known for its charming, narrow lanes and streets that is said to be around from the Middle Ages.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Stockholm.
After breakfast at the hotel, you transfer to the pier by a private vehicle to catch the Tallinn Silija ferry to Helsinki. This is an overnight ferry. You are given an interior cabin where you can retire for the night.
You arrive in Helsinki and you are taken to the hotel. After check-in, the day can be spent in leisure on your own. You stay overnight in a hotel in Helsinki.
After breakfast at the hotel, you go on the Helsinki Panorama audio city tour on SIC basis. Your Helsinki city orientation tour takes you to the Modern Finlandia Hall, the City Hall, the Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, the charming railroad station, the Helsinki Cathedral, Olympic Stadium and the Sibelius monument. A not to miss is a visit to the Market Square, where you can find vendors and stores filled with fresh food, knickknacks and souvenirs.
You stay overnight in a hotel in Helsinki.
Your beautiful trip comes to a close and an airport transfer from the hotel, takes you to the airport.