Experience the allure of an extraordinary expedition through the captivating Scandinavian and Nordic regions, where a world of enchantment and discovery awaits. Immerse yourself in the vibrant cities that pulsate with historic landmarks and cultural treasures, weaving a tapestry of wonder. Be swept away by the breathtaking landscapes, from the majestic fjords to the picturesque coastlines, that leave you in awe. Explore the charm of the quaint towns and embrace the rich heritage they hold. Allow the spirit of adventure to guide your journey as you traverse this remarkable region, where every step unravels new surprises and delights. Prepare to be captivated by the magic of Scandinavia and the Nordic countries, where cherished memories and unforgettable experiences lie in wait at every turn.
Our journey commences in the vibrant metropolis of Copenhagen, Denmark’s pulsating capital. As you step into its lively streets, a vibrant atmosphere engulfs you while iconic landmarks beckon you to explore its grandeur. From the fairytale-like Tivoli Gardens to the regal Christiansborg Palace, every corner of Copenhagen reveals a captivating story.
We then traverse picturesque landscapes, venturing to Aarhus, Odense, and the mesmerizing coastal town of Stavanger in Norway. Prepare to be astounded by the sheer magnificence of Norway’s fjords, their majestic beauty leaving an indelible mark on your soul. The journey continues to Bergen, a place where history is etched into the very fabric of the city. Explore the colourful buildings of Bryggen and witness the fusion of past and present in this charming harbour town.
In Oslo, a vibrant city pulsating with life, you’ll uncover a wealth of cultural treasures. Marvel at world-class museums, discover architectural marvels and soak up the ambience of this modern Nordic capital. The journey then takes us to Stockholm, a city where fairytales come alive amidst cobblestone streets and historic squares. Lose yourself in the winding alleys of Gamla Stan and savour the magic that permeates every corner.
Leaving solid ground behind, we embark on a captivating ferry journey to Finland. Drift through the scenic wonders of the Aland Islands, a paradise adorned with untouched natural beauty and quaint villages. Explore the charming towns of Turku and Naantali, where tradition and modernity blend harmoniously.
Our final destination is Helsinki, a city of contrasts where history intertwines with contemporary life. Traverse bustling markets, admire architectural marvels, and embrace the vibrant spirit of this Nordic capital. Conclude your journey with a visit to the Suomenlinna Islands, where the echoes of the past reverberate in the fortress walls, offering a tranquil escape amidst the beauty of the sea.
Throughout this extraordinary expedition, indulge in luxurious accommodations, ensuring that every moment is filled with comfort and relaxation. This thoughtfully designed itinerary promises an unforgettable experience, combining breathtaking landscapes, cultural immersion, and peaceful accommodations, ensuring cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
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Upon your arrival at the airport, our team will be there to greet you and transfer you to your hotel in Copenhagen. Take some time to settle in and relax. In the evening, you can attend a welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travellers. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for details. Enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel in Copenhagen.
After breakfast, we’ll embark on a guided tour of Copenhagen, the largest city in Scandinavia. Explore popular attractions such as Tivoli Gardens, Christiansborg Palace, and Nyhavn, and see the famous statue of The Little Mermaid. Later, we’ll travel to Jutland, passing through scenic landscapes. Along the way, we’ll stop in Odense to visit the Gothic cathedral and the house of Hans Christian Andersen. Our day concludes in Aarhus, where we’ll stay overnight.
Today, we’ll journey to Hirtshals and board a ferry for a crossing of the North Sea to Kristiansand, Norway. Enjoy the beautiful coastal views during the three-hour voyage. Continuing along Norway’s southern coastline, we’ll stop in Flekkefjord, known for its charming wooden houses and fjord views. Finally, we’ll reach Stavanger, a picturesque town with a bustling port. You’ll have free time to explore and relax. Note: Ferry schedules may vary, and lunch might be served on the boat.
Our day begins with a visit to the Swords in Rock monument, a reminder of Norway’s Viking history. We’ll then embark on a scenic tour, travelling through tunnels and bridges and taking boat trips to explore the stunning fjord coast. Enjoy the beauty of Norway’s landscapes and arrive in Bergen by lunchtime. Take a funicular trip to Mount Fløyen for panoramic views of the city and the fjord. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Bergen’s charms at your own pace.
Today, we’ll be treated to magnificent views of Norway’s mountains and fjords as we travel through the picturesque landscapes. Visit Sognefjord, Norway’s largest fjord, and witness the majestic Tvindefossen waterfall. Embark on a two-hour cruise between Gudvangen and Flåm, surrounded by stunning scenery. Our journey continues through snow-covered landscapes and the impressive Lærdal Tunnel. We’ll also visit the Borgund wooden church before reaching Oslo. Enjoy free time to explore the city, including its port, main streets, and Frogner Park’s sculptures.
Discover Oslo’s vibrant architecture, classical buildings, and scenic parks on a guided tour. Take in the beauty of this “European green capital” and visit the Viking Museum if you wish. Afterwards, we’ll depart for Sweden, passing through forests and lakes. Stop in Örebro, a charming town by a lake with a historic centre and a beautiful castle. Enjoy a leisurely stroll and lunch before continuing to Stockholm, where we’ll arrive in the evening.
Embark on a panoramic tour of Stockholm, known for its beauty and location across 13 interconnected islands. Explore the Gamla Stan (Old Town) with its monumental buildings, including the Nobel Museum and the Stortorget main square. If possible, take in the stunning views from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. After the tour, enjoy free time to visit museums, parks, or consider optional visits to the City Hall and the Vasa Museum.
Enjoy a day of leisure in Stockholm, exploring the city at your own pace. In the evening, board a modern ferry for an overnight journey to Finland. Your accommodations will include double cabins with private bathrooms, providing a comfortable and luxurious experience on the ferry.
As we arrive in Finland, we witness the sunrise from the ship’s deck and admire the captivating landscapes of the Aland Islands, covered in lush forests. Disembark the ferry and take some time to explore Turku, a city with strong Swedish influences. Continue to Naantali, a picturesque coastal town with charming wooden houses. Finally, reached Helsinki in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon exploring the city’s old market, Russian-influenced architecture, and beautiful churches.
Embark on a boat trip to the Suomenlinna Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its impressive fortress. Enjoy a leisurely walk and take in the beautiful sea views from the islands’ small pedestrian bridges. Afterwards, you’ll have free time to explore Helsinki at your own pace. Our services conclude, and it’s time to say farewell to this memorable journey.