Scandinavia: The Capitals & the Fjords with the President

May 31-Jun 13, 2018 / 14 DAYS

See the wonders of Europe's northern reaches.

From seafaring histories to fantastic fjords, there’s a lot to love about Scandinavia. Marvel at Norway’s amazing green cliffs and blue water, then se…

Your package includes

  • 10 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 2 nights aboard a cruise ship
  • 12 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners with beer or wine
  • 6 guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach

Included highlights

Historic Bergen, Norway’s fjord country, Viking Ship Museum, Copenhagen’s Nyhavn district, Vasa Museum, Senate Square, Temppeliaukio Church

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you'll walk for about 2 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including cobblestone streets, paved roads, and dirt paths.

Itinerary

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Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT

May 31: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Bergen today.

Bergen / 3 NIGHTS

Jun 01: Arrival in Bergen

Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to Norway! Meet your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Jun 02: Sightseeing tour of Bergen

Included meals: Breakfast

Get to know Bergen with a local guide, uncovering the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bryggen harbor district and city center. • Pass by the Bergenhus Fortress and stroll through the bustling fish and flower market • Head to the Custom House pier to view the city center and harbor • Drive to the medieval-style Fantoft Stave church in Fana • Explore the Edvard Grieg Museum to learn about the famed composer

Jun 03: Norwegian Fjords

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend the day journeying through Norway’s fjord country, a region of otherworldly natural beauty.  • Embark on a cruise through the country’s steep cliffs and narrow waterways • Disembark in the village of Flåm, overlooking Aurlandsfjord • Explore the Flåm Railway Museum • Take a scenic train ride along one of the steepest rails in the world

Oslo Region / 1 NIGHT

Jun 04: Flight to the Oslo Region & Viking Ship Museum

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Make your way to the airport in Bergen and fly to the Oslo region. Then, step inside the Viking Ship Museum to learn about Viking history and view the once-feared longships.

Cruise / 1 NIGHT

Jun 05: Sightseeing tour of Oslo & cruise to Copenhagen

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, a local guide introduces you to Oslo's local highlights. • Step inside Oslo City Hall to see stunning murals • Enter the National Gallery to see Edvard Munch's famous painting called "The Scream"  • Stroll through Vigelandsparken, a sculpture park, as you enjoy a short panoramic tour in the center of the city • Explore the local Mathallen market  Later, sail through the night to Copenhagen, Denmark aboard a cruise ship.

Copenhagen / 2 NIGHTS

Jun 06: Sightseeing tour of Copenhagen

Included meals: Breakfast

After docking in Copenhagen, take a guided tour of the bustling maritime city with a local guide. • Step inside the 16th-century Rosenborg Castle, a royal residence built in the Dutch Renaissance style • View the iconic Little Mermaid statue and marvel at the wharfside homes and stores in the beautifully preserved Nyhavn district • Pass by the Amalienborg Palace and Christiansborg Palace, seat of the Danish Parliament

Jun 07: Free day in Copenhagen

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring Copenhagen on your own or add an excursion.

Stockholm / 2 NIGHTS

Jun 08: Flight to Stockholm

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

After one last morning in Copenhagen, board your flight to Stockholm, Sweden.

Jun 09: Sightseeing tour of Stockholm

Included meals: Breakfast

Explore Sweden’s sophisticated capital on a guided tour led by a local expert. • Enter the architecturally unique Stockholm City Hall, site of the annual Nobel Prize banquet • Step inside the Vasa Museum to see a 1628 warship that once sat at the bottom of Stockholm harbor • Stroll through the medieval Old Town and view the Baroque Royal Palace Enjoy a free afternoon in Stockholm or add an excursion.

Cruise / 1 NIGHT

Jun 10: Cruise to Helsinki

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Spend the morning exploring Stockholm on your own or add an excursion. This afternoon, board an overnight cruise to Helsinki, Finland.

Helsinki / 2 NIGHTS

Jun 11: Sightseeing tour of Helsinki

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Trace Finland’s history and experience its culture during a guided tour of the country’s capital city. • Pass through Senate Square • See the modern Olympic Stadium • Stop to enter Temppeliaukio Church, carved into a rocky hillside • Recall Finland’s most famous composer in the eponymous Sibelius Park Tonight, gather with your group for a farewell dinner.

Jun 12: Free day in Helsinki

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring on your own or add an excursion.

Jun 13: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue on to explore St. Petersburg.

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