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Scandinavian Capitals & Fjords Tour

Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 202 Reviews
Small group tour to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland

First time traveling to Scandinavia? We built this small group tour specifically for you to explore must-see fjords and cities of the region while keeping a perfect balance of pre-planned activities and free time to enjoy Scandinavia the way you want! Of course, spotless logistics, best hotels & transport included.

Scandinavian Capitals & Fjords Tour

12 days6 cities
DenmarkNorwaySwedenFinland4 countries
Small group tour to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland
From
$3,548
Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 202 Reviews

First time traveling to Scandinavia? We built this small group tour specifically for you to explore must-see fjords and cities of the region while keeping a perfect balance of pre-planned activities and free time to enjoy Scandinavia the way you want! Of course, spotless logistics, best hotels & transport included.

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Day-By-Day

Copenhagen

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Copenhagen
Transfer
Transfer
Welcome to the capital of Denmark - Copenhagen!

Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

  • Optional pre-extension: You can extend your tour to Iceland. Contact your travel specialist for more details.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Exploring Copenhagen Highlights
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you meet your guide and private driver and enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour* of Copenhagen.

During the tour you stop and visit the symbol of Copenhagen - the world-famous Little Mermaid statue, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale. Then you drive around the Citadel before visiting both the Gefion Fountain and Amalienborg Square where the winter residence of the Royal Family is located. If possible you get to see the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony.

You then pass the colorful harbor of Nyhavn and the Rosenborg Castle. Then continue onto Christiansborg for a walk around the government area with a stop in front of the architectural beauty of the Old Danish Stock Exchange. After you return to the bus and drive by Tivoli Gardens, the National Museum, Carlsberg Glyptotek and the Town Hall Square before returning to the hotel.

  • Please note: the order of sights seen might be changed due to traffic conditions.

Breakfast is included.

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Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen
4

Set on the waterfront, the Admiral Hotel offers fantastic views over the Copenhagen Opera House. It’s located in a historic edifice and provides modern rooms with cable TV, minibars, free Wi-Fi, and safes.

Welcome to Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a blend of modern architecture and history with Viking spirit. Moreover, it is often called one of Europe's most enjoyable and livable cities.

ferry
Copenhagen
Oslo
17 hrs 20 min

Taking a ferry from Copenhagen to the capital of Norway is among the most comfortable ways to travel between the cities. Five restaurants with exquisite food, a casino, wellness area, and a sundeck with several swimming pools are at your service during the ride.

Oslo

second destination
1 day cruising + 1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night onboard a ferry + 1 night in a hotel
Day 3
Ferry Trip to Oslo
Transfer
Transfer
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Oslo. You spend this night on board the ferry.

Breakfast and dinner included.

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Day 4
Oslo Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Frogner Park
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you arrive in Oslo - the fabulous capital of Norway. Upon arrival, your guide and private driver meet you at the port and take you on a 3-hour panoramic city tour around the most magnificent attractions of the Norwegian capital.

You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park informally known as the Vigeland Park, named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.

Then you proceed to other Oslo's attractions, including the Royal Palace (from the outside), the Akershus fortress (no entrances included), and the Viking Ship Museum (entrance tickets included).

After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. You can relax in the hotel or join our carefully designed optional tour.

  • Optional tour: Fjord Cruise with Prawn Buffet, Oslo

Breakfast is included.

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Clarion Collection Folketeateret, Oslo
4

The hotel Clarion Collection Folketeateret boasts a stylish interior and superb location near the Oslo Central Station right in the heart of the city. All guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.

Welcome to Oslo

Oslo feels like the perfect blend of nature and city life. When in this beautiful city you are never far away from a park. In Oslo everyone could find something to their liking.

train
Oslo
Flam
4 hrs 40 min + 1 hr

A train ride from Oslo to Flam is one of the highlights of any Norway tour and is known for two things. First, the 20 km (12 mi) long Flam - Myrdal portion called the Flamsbana is the steepest railway in the world. And second, it’s believed to be the most breathtaking route in the entire world. 

 

Flam

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a countryside hotel
Day 5
Flamsbana Train Ride Oslo - Flam
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot), where you board a train that takes you to an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flåm rail ride. You have an unbelievable journey on the Flamsbana Railway admiring the nature and picture-postcard sceneries of this beautiful country.

Upon your arrival you walk to your countryside hotel where you will be able to have a rest and relax.

Breakfast is included.

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Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
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The Flamsbrygga Hotel is a great place to stay during your visit to Flam. It’s located near the Flam train station and offers comfortable rooms, equipped with private bathrooms and everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Welcome to Flam

Flam is a very small village nestled in a gorgeous fjord surrounded by the beauty of nature. The city is renowned for its spectacular and scenic Flam railway.

ship
Flam
Bergen
5 hrs 30 min

Without a doubt, this boat ride along some of the most magnificent sights of Norwegian fjords is something you’ll never forget. One of our local drivers will take you to the port and meet you upon the ferry’s arrival.

Bergen

fourth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Boat Ride to Bergen
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

In the afternoon you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip from Flåm to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. Bergen boasts the magnificent nature and you will be able to contemplate the panorama of the area from the very beginning of the trip. This is a wonderful experience definitely worth trying!

Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight. The evening is free for you to go on sightseeing, dining or just walking around in Bergen.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride
City tour
City tour
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour you take a walk at the famous Bryggen district, visit the Fish Market and experience a fantastic journey with round trip to Flöibanen Bergen Flöibanen Mountain Train.

Bergen’s Floibanen funicular is one of Norway's best-known attractions. You spend about 10 minutes to walk to the lower station where the cruise ships dock along Bryggen. The journey up to Floyen located 320 meters above sea level takes only 5-8 minutes. It is an experience in itself, but when you appear at the top you will be amazed by the fantastic views over Bergen.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
4

Set right in the heart of Bergen, the Bors Hotel is housed in the historic stock exchange building. During your stay, you are welcome to use the hotel’s bar and the in-house restaurant offering a nice variety of local cuisine.

Welcome to Bergen

The colorful Norwegian city of Bergen is a gateway to majestic fjords and a real architectural and cultural treasure.

plane
Bergen
Stockholm
1 hr 50 min

A comfortable plane ride from the second-largest city of Norway to the capital of Sweden is definitely the most time-saving way to travel between the cities. Our local drivers will take you to the airport and meet you when you land.

Stockholm

fifth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Stockholm
Transfer
Transfer

Today you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight to the magnificent capital of Sweden - Stockholm (flight is included in the price).

Upon arrival your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring Stockholm attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Stockholm City Tour with Vasa Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast, you meet your guide and private driver and enjoy a 4-hour city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm with a private guide and transportation.

During the tour you see the City Hall, explore the brilliant Old Town of Stockholm, that is one of the biggest and most well-preserved medieval Old Towns in Europe. Together you continue the tour to see the famous Royal Palace and the Stockholm Cathedral.

Then you continue to the island of Djurgården to explore a world-famous museum - the Vasa Museum. It displays the only almost fully intact 17th-century ship that sank on its maiden voyage. It is rated as the most visited museum in the entire Scandinavia. 

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You can join our carefully planned optional tour.

Breakfast is included.

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Downtown Camper by Scandic, Stockholm
4

The beautiful Downtown Camper offers to enjoy the on-site gym, sauna, restaurant, and the rooftop bar. Guests are welcome to borrow bikes, bikes, skateboards, and kayaks on the hotel's reception.

Welcome to Stockholm

Stockholm is a truly vibrant city with style in its genes. It is the best place to experience the beauty, simplicity and functionality of Scandinavian design. Experience the cosmopolitan capital with 700 year old secrets.

ferry
Stockholm
Helsinki
18 hrs

You can’t find a more exciting way to get to Helsinki than spending the night on a ferry, sailing through the Baltic Sea. On board, you can enjoy delicious food and numerous recreation activities, including shopping and relaxing in the spa.

Helsinki

sixth destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night onboard a ferry and 1 night in a hotel
Day 10
Departure to Helsinki
Transfer
Transfer
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure. In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Helsinki. You spend this night on board the ferry.

Breakfast and dinner included.

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Day 11
Exploring Helsinki Old Town & Visiting the Rock Church
City tour
City tour

Upon your arrival at the port in Helsinki, your private driver meets you at the pier and transfers you to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. Then your private guide takes you on a wonderful 4-hour walking tour to show you the best Helsinki can offer. During the tour, you walk through the vivid Central Harbor and Market Square, explore the charming Old Town, visit the famous Rock Church and take a short tram ride.

After the tour, you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to continue exploring the city on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 12
Departure from Helsinki or Optional Extensions
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Scandinavian adventure! After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • Optional extensions: We recommend combining your trip with other Scandinavian or European countries. You can extend your journey further to:
    1. St. Petersburg and Moscow
    2. The Baltic capitals: Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius
    3. St. Petersburg (visa-free 72-hours)
  • Contact our specialists for details.
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Klaus K Hotel, Helsinki
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Set right in the center of Helsinki, the Klaus K Hotel boasts fantastic facilities and incredible service. All guestrooms are equipped with LCD TVs, free Wi-Fi, and luxury beds. Guests are invited to have breakfast at the Lounge or to dine in the Restaurant Toscanini.

Welcome to Helsinki

Helsinki is often referred to as a city of contrasts: Eastern and Western influences, dramatically varied daylight conditions and silence in the middle of an urban jam.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Bergen, Stockholm and Helsinki;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Entrance tickets to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm;
  • Regular class ferry tickets Copenhagen - Oslo and Stockholm - Helsinki;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Bergen - Stockholm;
  • Entrance tickets to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo and the Rock Church in Helsinki;
  • Large suitcase porterage from Oslo hotel directly to Bergen hotel;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony at Rosenborg Palace in Copenhagen
  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Bergen
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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