Scenic Scandinavia and its Fjords

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: TT & BV Europe Summer 2024 v1

Your travels will reveal the storybook beauty and colorful history of Scandinavia. On this Scandinavian trip, you'll discover the truth behind the beloved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, hop aboard one of Europe's most exciting train journeys and learn about farm life near Bergen.

Dining Summary
  • 8 Dinner (D)
  • 13 Breakfast (B)
Be My Guest
  • Bergen: Enjoy a Be My Guest dinner with the fifth-generation Ovre-Eide family on their livestock farm in Norway, which has been a working farm since the 1500s.
Dive Into Culture
  • Flam: Take a ride on one of the most exciting train journeys in the world, past mountains and waterfalls through the scenic Norwegian countryside to Flam.
  • Lom: In Lom you'll have an opportunity to visit Lomskyrkja, one of the biggest and most beautiful stave churches in Norway, dating back to the 12th century.
Iconic Experience
  • Copenhagen: With your Local Specialist, view Christiansborg Palace and the cathedral where the Crown Prince of Denmark married Princess Mary. You'll also see Rosenborg Castle, Amalienborg Palace, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and the unusual Rundertaarn, which is the oldest functioning Observatory in Europe.
  • Odense: Admire the fairytale charm of historic Odense, birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen.
  • Stavanger: Admire the raw Norwegian landscape as your travels continue from the port of Kristiansand to Stavanger, one of the country's oldest settlements.
  • Bergen: Explore this Wooden City led by your Travel Director and hear about the seafaring traditions of this beautiful harborside town.
  • Geiranger: Fjords, lakes and forests create a picturesque setting for your travels to Geiranger.
  • Lillehammer: Travel through the legendary Gudbrandsdalen and admire the dramatic geography of the valley.
  • Oslo: With your Local Specialist, see Akershus Castle, Oslo Harbor and the Royal Palace.
  • Stockholm: With your Local Specialist, visit Gamla Stan to see the cathedral where Swedish kings have been coronated and wander the narrow streets of the Old Town.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER
  • Copenhagen: Join an exclusive experience at Amager Faelled, a small neighborhood in Copenhagen, led by a community member. Take a stroll through the small nature reserve threatened by urban development, hear stories of life in the neighborhood and enjoy unparalleled views over the city. This experience advances United Nations Global Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. The organization is actively working to protect access to green spaces in an area threatened by urbanisation and new building sites. The construction plans on this nature reserve are threatening the breeding sites of over nine vulnerable bird species.
Must-see Highlights
  • : Explore Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm with a Local Specialist
  • : Discover Odense, Stavanger, Bergen, Sognefjord, Geirangerfjord, Flam and Lillehammer
  • : Visit the Stave Church in Lom, Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo and Stockholm's City Hall
  • : View the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen and Haakon's Hall in Bergen
  • : See Hamar Olympic ice arena and Oslo's Royal Palace
  • : Scenic Train Ride through the Norwegian countryside to Flam
Trafalgar Difference
  • Randers: Hotel Randers is one of the oldest hotels in the area, with its original artwork and VIP-rich guestbook.
  • Sognefjord: Step into nature at Sognefjord Hotel, located on a peninsula stretching out into the magnificent Sognefjord, and soak up the breath-taking lake water views.
  • Geiranger: Stay right at the edge of Geirangerfjord at the Havila Geiranger hotel, the spectacular jewel in the crown of the Norwegian fjords and one of the most beautifully located hotels in the world.
Whats Included
  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Train journey on the famous Flam Railway
  • : Ferry from Denmark to Norway
  • : Ferry across the Boknafjord
  • : Ferry across the Sognefjord
  • : Optional Experiences and free time
  • : On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Train journey on the famous Flam Railway
  • Ferry from Denmark to Norway
  • Ferry across the Boknafjord
  • Ferry across the Sognefjord
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.

Call (781) 545-4281 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18076018

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2024
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CopenhagenWelcome to Copenhagen: Embrace the enchanting Danish capital that inspired Hans Christian Andersen to share tales of mermaids, queens and ugly ducklings with the world. Spend the day discovering the quintessential hygge found throughout its charming streets before enjoying an orientation drive at 17:00 followed by a light supper with your Travel Director and travel companions.
Marriott
Day 2CopenhagenExplore Historic Copenhagen: Join a Local Specialist today for a fascinating sightseeing tour of the iconic sights of Copenhagen. The Amalienborg Palace Quarter takes center stage as you admire its 18th century facades and equine statue of King Frederik V at its center. We'll see the 17th century Stock Exchange, Christiansborg Palace and the Neoclassical Cathedral before paying tribute to the tragic Little Mermaid who was willing to give up her life in the sea to become human. Enjoy time to explore on your own, strolling through the city's streets, or embrace your inner child in Europe's oldest amusement park, the Tivoli Gardens.
Marriott
Day 3RandersJourney past Stunning Scenery to Randers Stays With Stories Make Travel Matter: Start the day with a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience in Amager Faelled, a small neighborhood of Copenhagen. With a local guide, visit this nature reserve threatened by urbanisation and support a local organization working to protect this area. Leave Copenhagen bound for the Danish island of Funen and the city of Odense, birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. This afternoon our journey continues across the pastoral landscapes of the Jutland Peninsula to Randers, with its cozy half-timbered merchant houses and narrow medieval streets. Tonight, we stay at one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories - Hotel Randers, one of the most established hotels in the area, stylishly decorated with original artwork.
Randers
Day 4StavangerSet Sail for Stavanger: Set sail from Hirtshals to the port of Kristiansand in Norway. Drive north past fjords, lakes and forests to the port city of Stavanger, one of Norway's oldest settlements - its heritage still evident in the beautifully preserved wooden buildings that date back to the 18th century.
Scandic Stavanger City
Day 5BergenOnwards to Colorful Bergen Connect with Locals: Norway's spellbinding natural landscapes provide an inspiring backdrop for our island hop from Stavanger. Arriving in Bergen this afternoon, we delve into the city's Hanseatic heritage, enjoying an orientation tour past the 13th-century Haakon's Hall, the bustling fish market and colorful Bryggen Quarter. This evening, we Connect With Locals over dinner at a special Be My Guest experience, visiting the Ovre-Eide farm, worked for five generations by the same family.
Thon Orion
Day 6BergenBergen Your Way: Enjoy a full free day in the cultural center of Bergen or perhaps have lunch in the fish market. Consider an Optional Experience to Telavag, which played a significant role in the secret North Sea boat traffic between Norway and Great Britain during World War II.
Thon Orion
Day 7SognefjordEnjoy the Spectacular Flam Railway and on to Sognefjord Dive Into Culture Stays With Stories: We drive east to the popular ski resort of Voss, where we'll board a train ascending over 2800 feet (860 m) above sea level. Dive Into Culture on one of the world's most exciting train journeys, through the Flam Valley past the Kjosfossen Falls and legendary forest spirit who dances there to lure men into the mountains. Later, arrive in Sognefjord, the 'King of the Fjords', where we will stay overnight at one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories, the Sognefjord Hotel located on a peninsula stretching into the deep waters of the fjord. Step straight from your hotel into the great outdoors and soak up the breathtaking views.
Sognefjord
Day 8GeirangerfjordContinue to Geirangerfjord: Norway's incredible glacier countryside surrounds us as we skirt the immense Nordfjord on the way to Geiranger - its deep blue waters surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks and lush green landscapes, which we will have an opportunity to explore. Tonight, we stay on the shores of the fjord at one of Trafalgar's most spectacularly located hotels.
Havila
Day 9GeirangerfjordA Day at the Breathtaking Geirangerfjord Make Travel Matter: Spend a full day admiring this spectacular natural wonder. Cascading waterfalls tumble down sheer cliffs into the glacial waters below, which you can explore by kayak or boat, soaking up the crisp, clean mountain air. Consider an Optional Experience to the Trollstigen and see Norway's most famous mountain road, traveling past steep mountain slopes, tumbling cascades and fertile valleys. After a day in intoxicating natural surrounds, we dine in our hotel this evening.
Havila
Day 10LillehammerVenture to Historic Lom and Lillehammer Dive Into Culture: A scenic drive from Geiranger past high peaks brings us to Lom, the gateway to the Jotunheimen Mountains. Here we will Dive Into Culture and visit a 12th-century wooden stave church, adorned with Runic inscriptions, paintings and carved dragon figures that are said to protect it against evil. We continue through the Gudbrands Valley, the inspiration for Ibsen's 'Peer Gynt', before arriving in Lillehammer, the proud host of the 1994 Winter Olympics. This evening before dinner, consider a walk along Storgata or visit the open-air museum at Maihaugen.
Scandic Victoria
Day 11OsloOn to Oslo: See the unusual Olympic ice arena beside the lake at Hamar as we travel to Norway's cultural capital, Oslo. Join a Local Specialist who will share the city's iconic sights, including views of the medieval fortress of Akershus, the Opera and 19th-century Royal Palace. We visit the fascinating Vigeland Sculpture Park, before spending the rest of the day at leisure. Enjoy a leisurely coffee in the Akker Bryge District or explore the nation's rich seafaring heritage.
Scandic Solli
Day 12StockholmJourney to Stockholm: We cross the border into Sweden today and continue via Karlstad on Lake Vanern, the largest lake in the European Union. Passing Orebro, we arrive in the island-ringed capital of Stockholm for a two-night stay. Tonight perhaps consider an Optional Experience to the beautiful and atmospheric Old Town - Gamla Stan.
Clarion Hotel Stockholm
Day 13StockholmDiscover Beautiful Stockholm: We meet our Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour of the waterside City Hall and see the medieval Storkyrkan, Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace at the heart of Stockholm's quaint Old Town. The rest of the day is free to explore as you wish. Join your fellow travelers and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner this evening to toast to an unforgettable Scandinavian adventure.
Clarion Hotel Stockholm
Day 14ScandinaviaFarewell Scandinavia: Our epic journey has come to an end. Bid Stockholm and your newfound friends a fond farewell.
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