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Trans-Scandinavian Rail Tour

Tour rating: 4.84 / 5, Based on 182 Reviews
Private rail tour to Denmark, Sweden, Norway

One of the world most spectacular views are observed from Scandinavian trains, including famous Flamsbana train to Flam. This multi-country train journey will allow you to explore efficient railway system of Scandinavia, and visit all of the must-sees in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.

Trans-Scandinavian Rail Tour

13 days7 cities
DenmarkSwedenNorway3 countries
Private rail tour to Denmark, Sweden, Norway
From
$4,098
Tour rating: 4.84 / 5, Based on 182 Reviews

One of the world most spectacular views are observed from Scandinavian trains, including famous Flamsbana train to Flam. This multi-country train journey will allow you to explore efficient railway system of Scandinavia, and visit all of the must-sees in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.

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

No meals included.

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Day 2
Copenhagen City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel you meet your private guide in the lobby and go on a breathtaking panoramiс walking city tour of Copenhagen.

First, you proceed to the Rosenborg Castle where you witness the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony at the front gates of the Palace.

During the tour you enjoy the views of the City Hall and Christiansborg Palace that is home to the Danish Parliament, stroll across Kongens Nytorv and see the buildings of the Old Stock Exchange and the Royal Theater.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to the colorful harbor of Nyhavn where you see the gorgeous Amalienborg Palace - the winter residence of the Royal Family.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the afternoon at leisure. Alternatively, you can continue exploring the city on your own and visit the Gefion Fountain and the symbol of Copenhagen - the famous statue of the Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale.

Breakfast is included.

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Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen
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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.

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Copenhagen
Malmo
40 min

Sit back, relax and enjoy your 40min train ride from the Danish capital to astonishing Swedish gem - Malmo.

Malmo

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Arrival to Malmo & City tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station, where you board a train that takes you to Sweden’s third-largest city - Malmo (train tickets are included).

Upon arrival, you have a transfer to your centrally located hotel and check-in. You then meet your guide and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour of Malmo that provides you with a great opportunity to experience the best this city has to offer.

During the tour, you explore the beautiful Old Town with its iconic Stortoget Square, enjoy the views of the legendary Oresund Bridge that connects Denmark and Sweden, and see one of Scandinavia’s tallest skyscrapers - the Turning Torso.

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

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
4

Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Malmo

Malmo is the third largest city in Sweden and was one of the earliest and most industrialized towns of Scandinavia.

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Malmo
Gothenburg
2 hrs 20 min

A train is the fastest and one of the most convenient ways to travel through Sweden. All trains are spacious, comfortable, offer great onboard amenities and breathtaking landscapes passing by outside the window.

Gothenburg

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Arrival to Gothenburg & City tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel, meet your driver and head to the train station to enjoy a fascinating train ride the charming port city - Gothenburg.

Upon arrival, you go to your hotel located within a walking distance from the train station. Later you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour sightseeing tour around the most famous Gothenburg attractions.

During the tour, you explore the old Haga district, visit the famous Fish Market, see the modern Opera House and the Maritime Center (no entrances included) and take a walk at the famous Avenue abundant in cozy restaurants, cafes, and pubs.

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

Breakfast is included.

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Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg
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This beautiful property boasts a great location near the Gothenburg Central Station and offers guests to enjoy the on-site spa, yoga studio, and Bar & Bistro, serving delicious traditional specialties and refreshments.

Welcome to Gothenburg

Gothenburg is a clean green city situated on Sweden's western shores and is famous for world-class seafood, award-winning restaurants, and stunning coastline and archipelago.

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Gothenburg
Stockholm
3 hrs 10 min

All modern Swedish trains are fast, safe, and run on time. On your way to the capital of Sweden, you’ll pass breathtaking islands and dozens of lakeside towns. Local drivers will take you to the station and meet you upon arrival.

Stockholm

fourth destination
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Arrival to Stockholm
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and go to the train station (easily accessible on foot) for your train ride to the capital of Sweden - Stockholm.

Upon arrival, you walk to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Stockholm City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm. A transfer is not included. Public transport or private transfer if needed should be paid on spot.

During the tour, you explore the brilliant Old Town that is one of the biggest and most well-preserved medieval Old Towns in Europe and see the famous Royal Palace, the Stockholm Cathedral and the City Hall (no entrances included).

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

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Skansen and Vasa Museum
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast, your driver takes you to the Skansen Museum - the world's first open-air museum founded in 1891, that demonstrates the country's life before the industrial era.

During the tour, you take a fascinating journey through the five centuries of Swedish history, see the large collection of traditional rural houses and visit the museum’s zoo that represents about 75 different species of both domestic and wild Scandinavian animals, including brown bears, seals, lynx and wolverines.

Later you walk to the nearby Vasa Museum rated as the most visited museum in the entire Scandinavia. This museum is famous for being home to the only intact 17th-century ship in the world - the Vasa. Sank on its maiden voyage in 1628 and salvaged only 333 years later, it managed to preserve more than 95 percent of its body in the original state.

  • Optional lunch: Lunch at the Vasa Museum next to the 17th-century ship.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free (transfer back to the hotel is not included).

  • Please note: contact your travel specialist if you want to add guide for this 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.

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Stockholm
Oslo
6 hours

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the gorgeous sights of Swedish and Norwegian nature as the train takes you from one capital to the other. On your way to Oslo, you’ll pass numerous authentic villages and breathtaking landscapes.

Oslo

fifth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival to Oslo
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station, where you board a train that takes you to the gorgeous capital of Norway - Oslo.

Upon arrival, you go to your hotel located within a walking distance from the train station. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Oslo City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 4-hour walking city tour around the most magnificent attractions of the Norwegian capital. A transfer is not included. Public transport or private transfer if needed should be paid on spot.

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 famous Oslo attractions, including the Royal Palace and the Akershus fortress (no entrances included).

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

Breakfast is included.

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Clarion Collection Folketeateret, Oslo
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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.

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Oslo
Bergen
6 hrs 30 min

Have a great time during your train ride from the picturesque Norwegian capital to the beautiful city of Bergen. Your private driver will take you to the airport and meet you upon arrival.

Bergen

sixth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 10
Arrival to Bergen
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast, you walk to the train station (easily accessible on foot) to board a train that takes you to the second largest city in Norway - Bergen. This is a truly unforgettable journey that provides you with a great opportunity to admire the unique nature and picture-postcard scenery of this magnificent land.

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and transfers you to your centrally located. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 11
Bergen City Tour
City tour
City tour

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 Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.

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
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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.

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Bergen
Flam
2 hrs

The Norwegian railway system is very advanced, making trains the most convenient way to travel from Bergen to Flam. All trains are spacious, safe, and offer everything you need for a comfortable ride.

Flam

seventh destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a remarkable hotel
Day 12
Arrival to Flam
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the train station, where you board a train that takes you to the picturesque fjord town - Flam.

Upon arrival, you go to your hotel located within a walking distance of the train station and have the rest of the day at leisure.

If accommodation in Flam is completely sold out, alternative accommodation in Aurland or Gudvangen will be provided.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 13
Train to Oslo & Departure
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible on foot), where you board a train that takes you to an unforgettable Flam - Myrdal - Oslo rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway.

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the train station and 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.

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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.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Malmo, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Oslo, Flam and Bergen;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets to Skansen Museum and Vasa Museum;
  • Funicular ride in Bergen;
  • Regular class train tickets Copenhagen - Malmo, Malmo - Gothenburg, Gothenburg - Stockholm, Stockholm - Oslo, Bergen Flam and Flam - Oslo; 
  • Comfort class train tickets Oslo - Bergen;
  • 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
  • Skansen & Vasa Museums in Stockholm
  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway

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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