The Scandinavian Capitals incl. Norway in a Nutshell and Helsinki
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Tour Duration : 12N / 13D
Tour Destination : Copenhagen, Oslo, Balestrand, Bergen, Stockholm, Helsinki
€ 4460
Destination Information
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion
  • Hotel
  • Optional Sightseeing
  • Gallery
  • Day 1 : Arrive Copenhagen

Arrival and transfer from Copenhagen International Airport to your hotel. Overnight

  • Day 2 : Copenhagen

Buffet breakfast. In the morning, within walking distance, you will go on a panoramic sightseeing tour of Copenhagen. You will be able to see the most important and attractive parts of this beautiful city, including the Little Mermaid and the picturesque area of Nyhavn. Overnight.

  • Day 3 : Copenhagen-Oslo

Buffet breakfast.Almost full day at leisure - until 15.30hrs when you will be transferred to the Scandinavian Seaways pier. Board the ship for an overnight cruise to Oslo. Buffet-dinner on board. Overnight.

  • Day 4 : Oslo

Buffet breakfast onboard. Upon arrival you will be transferred from the pier to the sightseeing tour of Oslo which includes the Vigeland Sculpture Park or to your hotel (depending on the starting time of the regular tour). If you are dropped for the sightseeing tour, the transfer service will drive your baggage to your hotel. After the regular sightseeing tour, you can have lunch or take a short walk back to the hotel for check in. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight.

  • Day 5 : Oslo-Balestrand

Buffet breakfast. Today starts your individual program of “Norway in a Nutshell” between Oslo-Balestrand-Bergen. The day starts by taking a train from Oslo to Myrdal and continuing the journey on the famous Flåm Railway until reaching the village of Flåm. The descent down the valley of Flåm offers a constantly changing panorama of sky-high snow covered mountains, waterfalls and green pastures at the bottom of the valley. Flåm is situated at the start of the Aurlandsfjord- one of the “arms” of the majestic Sognefjord - and here you join the express boat out into the Sognefjord. From Flåm the express boat takes you to Balestrand where you overnight at a local hotel, situated by the fjord. Dinner at hotel.

  • Day 6 : Balestrand-Bergen

Buffet breakfast. Morning free at the surroundings of the hotel where you have the possibility of going for a walk and visit the St Olafs Church or taking a cold swim in the deep fjord. In the afternoon you will depart for Bergen by an express boat trip which takes almost 4 hours. Transfer and overnight at hotel in Bergen city.

  • Day 7 : Bergen

Buffet breakfast. In the morning you will be introduced to this remarkable City of the old Hansa. You will enjoy the view of the Bryggen area of old wooden houses that is part of the UNESCO World Heritage, as well as the traditional Fish Market. Afternoon free to explore Bergen. Overnight.

  • Day 8 : Bergen-Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to international airport outside Bergen. We will take flight to Stockholm – the capital of Sweden. Arrival at Arlanda International Airport in Stockholm. Transfer to your hotel. Hotel accommodation in central Stockholm.

  • Day 9 : Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. At 09:30hrs, within walking distance, you will join the panoramic sightseeing tour of Stockholm including Fjällgatan where you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with the possibility of visiting the City Hall or the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Overnight.

  • Day 10 : Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day for independent activities. Overnight.

  • Day 11 : Stockholm-Helsinki

Buffet breakfast. Morning free in Stockholm. At approximately 15.00hrs you will have a transfer from your hotel to the pier, to embark on the cruise ferry Silja Line. The ferry departs from Stockholm and slowly travels down the glorious archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, bars, shops and casino. Overnight.

  • Day 12 : Helsinki

Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Directly after you disembark you will be transferred to a 1½ hours panoramic audio tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Church in the Rock (if open) and much more. While you are doing your sightseeing, your driver will transport your baggage to your hotel. You can have lunch and take a walk in the city before you check in. Afternoon free in Helsinki. Accommodation at Hotel.

  • Day 13 : Depart Helsinki

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today is the day to say farewell to the tour. Your will be transferred to Helsinki airport for your departure.

  • Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily
  • 1 dinner-buffet onboard Scandinavian Seaways between Oslo and Copenhagen or vice versa
  • 1 dinner-buffet onboard Tallink Silja Line between Stockholm and Helsinki or vice versa
  • 1 dinner in Kviknes, Hotel Balestrand (* or the hotel confirmed depending on the dates booked)
  • Regular panoramic sightseeing tours
  • Transfer by private car with English speaking driver
  • Flight between Bergen and Stockholm- Economy class ticket with one baggage of max 20kg included. Excess baggage/weight to be pay by passenger
  • 2nd Class tickets on regular train Flåmsbanan and ferry service
  • Overnights in double room at mentioned hotels or similar
  • Tour escort guaranteed when minimum 10 persons are travelling on the same departure. Otherwise the tour is with no accompanying tour escort
  • Airfare & Airport Taxes Excluded
  • Meals other than those listed in Inclusions
  • Any Extra activities, Guide, Camera fee charges etc
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, porterage, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature
  • Peak season/Convention period surcharges extra
  • Visa Cost
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other services not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Government service tax 3.09%

Copenhagen: Hotel First Excelsior or Similar

DFDS-ferry Copenhagen-Oslo: Inside cabin

Oslo: Hotel Thon or Similar

Balestrand: Hotel Kvikne’s or Similar

Bergen: Hotel Comfort Holberg or Similar

Stockholm: Hotel BW Kom or Similar

Tallink Silja Line Stockholm-Helsinki: Inside cabin

Helsinki: Hotel Sokos or Similar