9 Days Copenhagen to Bergen.
Highlights Include: Copenhagen, Oslo, Flåm, Balestrand, Fjærland, and Bergen.
Capitals & Fjords
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK: Upon arrival in Copenhagen, you meet with your Tour Director and shortly afterwards transfer to your hotel in the city center. The rest of your day is free to explore the Danish capital. Take a stroll down to the famous Nyhavn, or get a head start on your shopping. Later this evening, enjoy a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in the city center. (D)
Hotel Name: Hotel SP34
DAY 2 COPENHAGEN: Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Afterwards, meet your tour director and begin your full day of sightseeing. Enjoy the famed charms from the past and present, including the infamous Little Mermaid and the rococo Amalienborg complex of Royal Palaces. Overnight in the city center. (B)
Hotel Name: Hotel SP34
DAY 3 COPENHAGEN / OSLO, NORWAY: Enjoy breakfast in your hotel. This morning you are free to shop for souvenirs, relax or take an optional tour on the Danish canals. In the afternoon you will embark on the DFDS cruise to Oslo, Norway. Overnight in double Seaview cabins and enjoy dinner on board. (B/D)
Cruise Name: DFDS – Copenhagen to Oslo: Sea-view cabins
DAY 4 OSLO: Morning arrival in Oslo. Depart on a half-day sightseeing tour. Enjoy views of the medieval fortress of Akershus, the Opera and the Royal Palace and Vigeland Sculpture Park. Visit the Viking Ship Museum, displaying 3 wooden, 9th-century Viking ships, plus artifacts recovered from burial chambers. Spend the rest of the day relaxing, shopping for unique souvenirs, or perhaps take an optional visit to the Fram Polar Ship Museum. Overnight in the city center. (B)
Hotel Name: Grand Hotel Oslo
DAY 5 OSLO / FLAM / BALESTRAND: After breakfast, you will depart on a train to Flåm with a stop at the mountain stop Myrdal. Starting with a short walk from your hotel located next to central station to catch the 08:25am train from Oslo to Myrdal arriving in Myrdal at 12:55pm. A short change of trains as you embark on the famous Flåm railway with breathtaking views down to Flåm – arriving at 2:30pm. Upon arrival in Flåm you will enjoy some free time to discover this scenic village. Later this afternoon, board the fast boat to Balestrand. On arrival, you walk about 300m to the historic Hotel Kviknes. Overnight and dinner in the Kviknes Hotel. (B/D)
Hotel Name: Kviknes Hotel
DAY 6 EXCURSION TO FJÆRLAND: Enjoy breakfast before departing on an excursion to Fjærland, including Bøyabreen, Supphellebreen and a visit to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. We sail in through the beautiful Fjærland fjord with amazing views of the steep mountains, the green fjord itself and vibrant landscape. We arrive at Fjærland where the glacier meets the fjord. Here we wait for a shuttle bus which takes us to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. Enjoy Ivo Caprino’s panoramic film about Jostedalen Glacier and the fascinating exhibition. The trip continues by coach to the two glaciers –Supphellebreen and Bøyabreen – before the coach takes us back to Fjærland. The full-day excursion concludes with a boat trip back to Balestrand where you enjoy dinner and overnight in the Kviknes Hotel. (B/D)
Hotel Name: Kviknes Hotel
DAY 7 BALESTRAND / BERGEN: Enjoy most of your day at leisure in Balestrand. Later in the afternoon, you will embark on the fast boat destined to Bergen. Evening arrival in picturesque Bergen, the most characteristic of all Scandinavian towns. Overnight in the city center. (B)
Hotel Name: Scandic Ørnen
DAY 8 BERGEN: After breakfast, depart on a sightseeing tour of this beautiful town. The tour will take you to the colorful fish market and stroll through the narrow lanes of ancient Bryggen. Bryggen has become a symbol of Norway’s cultural heritage and has gained a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The remainder of your afternoon and evening are free to explore. Overnight in the city center. (B)
Hotel Name: Scandic Ørnen
DAY 9 BERGEN / USA: After breakfast, bid farewell to Norway as transfers begin to the airport, where after check-in you will have plenty of time for your last minute duty free shopping. Your flight to the US arrives the same day. Have a safe journey! (B)
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- Twin-bedded rooms in the 4 & 5-Star hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and baggage handling
- Breakfast daily, except day of arrival
- 3 three-course dinners
- Buffet dinner onboard DFDS Cruise
- Services of an English-speaking local travel expert
- Travel by private, luxury, air-conditioned mini-coach
- Local English speaking guides for sightseeing in Copenhagen, Oslo and Bergen
- Train: Oslo to Flåm
- Ferries: Flåm to Balestrand and Balestrand to Bergen
- Cruises: DFDS – Copenhagen to Oslo: Seaview cabins
- Excursion to Fjærland from Balestrand
- Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
- Portfolio of travel documents
- 24-hour emergency customer service while in Europe
Please Call 1-855-220-6450 for Group Rates on this Custom Group Journey
This suggested itinerary can be customized to suit; more or less meals, different cities and/or sightseeing based on your clients’ interests. You name it, our expert group specialist professionals will put it together for you. Please call 1-855-220-6450, or simply complete the group request form, and we’ll get back to you with your proposal.
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