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Scandinavia Viking's Heritage

Tour rating: 4 / 5, Based on 182 Reviews
Private tour to Denmark, Norway, Sweden

Scandinavia has so much more than its scenic natural landscapes. This is the land where history was made and we welcome you on an enthralling exploration of Viking Heritage! In 12 days get an in-depth Viking experience as you explore Viking Ship Museums, visit Viking towns and even get a taste of traditional cuisine.

Scandinavia Viking's Heritage

12 days5 cities
DenmarkNorwaySweden3 countries
Private tour to Denmark, Norway, Sweden
From
$4,691
Tour rating: 4 / 5, Based on 182 Reviews

Scandinavia has so much more than its scenic natural landscapes. This is the land where history was made and we welcome you on an enthralling exploration of Viking Heritage! In 12 days get an in-depth Viking experience as you explore Viking Ship Museums, visit Viking towns and even get a taste of traditional cuisine.

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Copenhagen

first destination
3 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
Day Trip to Roskilde
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast meet your guide and head to the train station where you board a train that takes you to the historical city of Roskilde (round train tickets are included). Upon arrival, you start a 3 hour tour dedicated to Vikings in Denmark.

The main highlight of the day is a visit to the Viking Ship Museum that provides an incredible insight into the world of the Vikings. You have a unique chance to see the five original Viking vessels dating back to the 11th century, as well as a famous reconstruction of the second longest Viking longship "The Glendalough Sea Stallion". You can also try coin minting, visit the jewelry workshop or paint your own shield.

Before you return to Copenhagen you visit the most treasured landmark of the city - the Roskilde Cathedral that houses 39 tombs of the Danish monarchs.

Upon return to Copenhagen, you have a free evening to enjoy the city.

  • Optional extension: extend your trip for 2 more days by taking a 2-day trip to Aarhus and Jelling - small towns that preserve genuine atmosphere of medieval Denmark.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 3
Copenhagen City Tour and Departure
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.

In the afternoon meet your driver to have a transfer to the port for your cruise to Olso.

Breakfast and dinner 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.

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 in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 nights onboard a ferry and 1 night in a hotel
Day 4
Oslo Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Frogner Park
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast you arrive in the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo. After disembarkation, your private driver meets you at the port and takes you to the hotel to drop off the luggage.

Upon arrival meet your guide at the hotel and start a 4-hour tour 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, the Akershus fortress (no entrances included) and the Viking Ship Museum (entrance tickets included).

After the tour, you return to the hotel and spend time at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
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The Oslo The Hub Hotel boasts a stylish interior and superb location right in the heart of the city. All guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV, free 'Rituals' body care products, ensuite bathroom, coffee machine, and free Wi-Fi. Guests are welcome to take advantage of the hotel's gym, bar, and lounge.

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
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Flamsbana Train Ride Oslo - Flam
Tasting
Tasting

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station where you take an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway.

Upon arrival, you walk to your hotel for check-in, and in the evening you enjoy a tasting at a local Ægir Brewery & Pub of a traditional Ægir Viking plank. This is a special 5-course food tasting served with 5 different Ægir beers.

Breakfast and Viking plank tasting included.

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Day 6
Viking Valley Gudvangen Tour
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning after breakfast you take a cruise to witness magnificent Norwegian fjords and in 2 hours you arrive in the Viking Valley in Gudvangen.

Here you join a guided tour around the village and have time to participate in axe throwing, archery, and you may try out some handcraft. In the food house you can have a Viking lunch and spend time chatting with the Vikings.

In the late afternoon, you have a shuttle back to the hotel in Flam.

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 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Boat Ride to Bergen
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure. You can join a carefully planned morning optional tour.

  • Optional tour: Heritage Fjord Safari, Flam
    We invite you today to take off on an incredible adventure - to enjoy a 2-hour group Heritage Fjordsafari with rib boat.

In the afternoon you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. This is a wonderful experience definitely worth trying!

  • Please note: the boat trip to Bergen is available only during the summer period. During Midseason, the ferry will be replaced by a Flam - Myrdal - Bergen train, as the ferry does not operate from October 14 to April 16.

Upon arrival you walk to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride
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.

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
4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
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.

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.

In the evening you have a Viking style dinner at the restaurant Aifur. A two-way transfer to and from the restaurant is included.

Breakfast and dinner are included.

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Day 10
Stockholm City Tour with Vasa Museum
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast, meet your guide and start your 5-hour walking city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm. During the tour, you explore the amazing Old Town, visit its colorful Cathedral and City Hall, take a walk at a famous Iron Square and see the legendary statue of Saint George and the Dragon.

Following a short ferry ride, you arrive at the island of Djurgarden and visit the Swedish History Museum with its vast exhibition about Vikings. And the final chord of the day is a visit to the famous 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 entire Scandinavia.

After the tour, you take a tram ride which takes you back to the hotel or takes your time to continue exploring the city on your own. In the evening you have a short transfer to dine in the most "Viking" restaurant in the city - Aifur. Here you share long tables as it was in the old times and have the most traditional dinner.

You have a 3-course set-menu meal and a glass of cold mead. The menu has a nice explanation of each dish on the menu that ties it in with the Viking history. Following dinner, you have a transfer back to the hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 11
Trip to Birka
Day tour
Day tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast, you go to the quay (easily accessible on foot), where you board a ferry that takes you to an archeological site of the former Viking town of Birka (round-trip ferry tickets are included).

Located nearby Stockholm, it is the oldest settlement in Sweden included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Here you can feel like traveling back in time to the Viking Era!

Upon arrival you enjoy a wonderful guided tour around this beautiful island with a historical landscape, that includes access to the museum and visit to the ancient fields of Birka.

Note: The tour is available from May 10 till September 20.

After the tour you return to Stockholm by ferry.

  • Optional extension: Prolong your tour for 3 more days and spend them on Sweden's largest island - Gotland, and its UNESCO-listed medieval city of Visby.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 12
Departure Departure from Stockholm
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Viking adventure! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and 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.

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4-star hotel
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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 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.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Bergen, Stockholm;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals 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;
  • Entrance tickets to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm;
  • Regular class train tickets Copenhagen-Roskilde-Copenhagen, Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class ferry tickets Copenhagen - Oslo;
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Gudvangen, Flam - Bergen, Stockholm - Birka - Stockholm;
  • Economy class flight tickets Bergen - Stockholm;
  • 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

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Setting off on a journey to the Viking Age, their traditions and culture, at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde;
  • Feeling as a Viking among the three original ships at the Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy, Oslo;
  • Discovering the spirit of the Norwegian fjords, whirling mystical legends in its winds;
  • Setting off on a journey back in history in the Gudvangen Viking Village;
  • Dinning as a Viking in the exceptionally well preserved Stockholm’s Gamla Stan;
  • Tracing the Viking history in Sweden's first city - Birka.

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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