7-Day Scenic Scandinavian Tour from Copenhagen exploring Denmark, Sweden and fjords in Norway

Day Trips & Excursions, Copenhagen Central Station to Returns to original departure point

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Explore Scandinavia within 7 days, starting with a sightseeing tour in Copenhagen. Continued to the fashionable city, Stockholm, crowned as the most beautiful city of all Nordic cities. Your next destination is the scenery country Norway. Visiting the largest lake of Norway, Mjøsa. Followed by the European's largest glacier, Briksdal. Embark a cable car to admire wildlife, clear streams and raging rivers. The scenery continues at the Sognefjord Cruise, world's longest and deepest fjord ending in Flåm. Then take the beautiful railway Flåmsbana to ride along fjords, waterfalls and valleys. After the natural winter scenery we will drive you to Oslo, the Nobel Prize award city, then to Gothenburg and finally end your amazing Scandinavian tour in Copenhagen.
ItineraryDay 1: Sunday: Copenhagen – Jönköping (330 km) Stop At: The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), Copenhagen, ZealandThe tour starts with a sightseeing tour of Copenhagen, the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark. Reminiscent of childhood memory fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Little Mermaid" is the inspiration for the famous statue which was transported to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo and is a true symbol to the Danish people. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, ZealandAmalienborg, our next stop is considered one of the greatest works of the Danish Rococo. Constructed in the 1700’s, the architecture consists of four identical palaces connected by a square. If you are lucky you will see the ceremonial changing of the guards, an event that happens every afternoon. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, Copenhagen, ZealandThe Hans Christian Andersen Boulevard leads to a statue of this notable Writer on the City Square. The Danish fairy tale writer known for pieces as “The Ugly Duckling“ and “The Little Mermaid” had a known motto: “To travel is to live”. He spent 43 years traveling between home and abroad, gathering a lot of his inspiration for his fairy tales and stories from his time overseas. After lunch we continue driving towards Stockholm. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Jönköping or nearby city.Day 2: Monday: Jönköping – Stockholm (320 km) Stop At: Stockholm City Hall, StockholmAfter breakfast, we continue our way to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. Made out of 14 islands on the Baltic Sea this city is crowned the most beautiful of all Nordic cities. After lunch, we embark on a city tour that includes the City Hall of Stockholm (Stadshuset), one of the most beautiful and well known buildings in the world with inside the most exclusive ballroom in Stockholm, venue for the yearly Nobel Banquet. From the Blue Hall, guests are invited up a stairway to the Golden Hall (Gyllene salen) to dance. The walls of the Golden Hall are covered with more than 18 million glass and gold mosaic pieces, an artwork of artist Einar Forseth. The venue attracts close to 400,000 visitors a year. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vasa Museum, StockholmThe tour continues with visits to the old Parliament building, Vasa warship and the Storkyrkan cathedral. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Storkyrkan, StockholmThe tour continues with visits to the old Parliament building, Vasa warship and the Storkyrkan cathedral. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Stockholm or nearby city.Day 3: Tuesday: Stockholm – Lillehammer (610 km) Stop At: Lillehammer Olympic Park, Lillehammer, Oppland, Eastern NorwayAfter breakfast, the coach departs to Norway's largest lake Mjøsa. Famous for hosting the 1994 Winter Olympics. Lillehammer’s population comes just under twenty-three thousand inhabitants. The feeling of space contributes the calm and vast natural winter scenery. We arrive in the evening and have an overnight stay at Lillehammer or city nearby. Please note we will not visit the city Lillehammer. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Lillehammer or nearby city.Day 4: Wednesday: Lillehammer – Briksdal Glacier – Sogndal (500 km) Stop At: Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), Stryn, Stryn Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western NorwayAfter breakfast, we travel to the European continent’s largest Glacier, Briksdal in Norway which covers 800 m2, at its deepest 400 meters below sea level and the highest point 2,000 meters above sea level. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre, Stryn, Stryn Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western NorwaySurrounding the glacier is the Jostedalsbreen National Park, where we will embark on cable cars to admire the wildlife, clear streams, raging rivers and waterfalls. The ride will last for half hour, after which our group will enjoy 10 minutes leisure time to take pictures and closely see the Briksdal glacier. In the afternoon we head south towards Gudvangen.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Sogndal or nearby city.Day 5: Thursday: Sogndal – Sognefjord Cruise – Flåm (150 km) Stop At: Sognefjorden, Sogn og Fjordane, Western NorwayAfter breakfast, the coach goes on to Gudvangen dock where the group joins the Sognefjord Cruise to explore Sognefjord, the world's longest and deepest fjord, an unparalleled spectacle by Mother Nature. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Flaamsbana Museet, Flam, Aurland Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western NorwaySpending two hours in the intoxicating scenery moment in the boat, the sightseeing ship has arrived in Flåm. After lunch, we will be travelling on one of the most beautiful railway Flåmsbana. This exciting railway attracts visitors from all over the world, scenery includes beautiful fjords, waterfalls, and valleys. After the ride, then return to the hotel for dinner. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Flåm or nearby city.Day 6: Friday: Flåm – Oslo (300 km) Stop At: Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhuset), Oslo, Eastern NorwayAfter breakfast, we depart to the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Every year on the 10th of December this city hosts the Nobel peace prize award on the anniversary passing of Founder-Inventor Alfred Nobel. Unlike the other four prizes awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony is held in Oslo. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Frogner Park, Oslo, Eastern NorwayWe continue with a visit to the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park, located inside the Frogner park grounds. On display are over 212 bronzes and granite statues, the theme of the park is on the Human Condition, illustrating relationships between men and women, adults and children. Not to be missed!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Vigelandsparken, Oslo, Eastern NorwayWe continue with a visit to the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park, located inside the Frogner park grounds. On display are over 212 bronzes and granite statues, the theme of the park is on the Human Condition, illustrating relationships between men and women, adults and children. Not to be missed!Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Oslo or nearby city.Day 7: Saturday: Oslo – Gothenburg – Copenhagen (580 km) Stop At: Gotaplatsen, Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland County, West CoastAfter breakfast, the coach goes southbound for the Port of Gothenburg, a major port of Western Europe. On Götaplatsen is Swedish sculptor Carl Milles’ seven-metre-high statue of the sea god Poseidon, which caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in 1931. Residents complained that the statue’s legs were too long for its body, and that the statue’s penis was far too big. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fish Church, Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland County, West CoastAlso a must-visit destination is the fish market hall, Feskekôrka, (‘fish church’ in Swedish), an indoor fish and shellfish market where you can buy all kinds of seafood delicacies caught on the day. Try the freshest catch of the day. We conclude our city tour at the Gothenburg Cathedral (Domkyrkan Göteborg), the seat of the bishop of Gothenburg in the Church of Sweden. The tour continues southbound to finally arrive in the evening in Copenhagen. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 6x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • 6 nights accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities (accommodation for the last night is not included) Daily continental breakfast Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches Experienced and professional coach driver The services of an experienced tour manager
  • Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches
  • Experienced and professional coach driver
  • The services of an experienced tour manager

What’s not included

  • Mandatory tip for the tour manager and driver of €7 per person per day, which will be collected by the tour manager in cash whilst on tour
  • Accommodation before and on the last day of the tour
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • All optional activities and tickets for attractions not included in the itinerary
  • Meals (including tips) and drinks not included in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses (laundry, internet, phone calls etc.
  • Lunch and dinner (the tour leader offers assistance with reservations and directions to local restaurants/cafés/service station restaurants)
  • City entrance fees + taxes
  • Entry/Admission - The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue)
  • Entry/Admission - Amalienborg
  • Entry/Admission - Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House
  • Entry/Admission - Stockholm City Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Vasa Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Storkyrkan
  • Entry/Admission - Lillehammer Olympic Park
  • Entry/Admission - Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen)
  • Entry/Admission - Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Sognefjorden
  • Entry/Admission - Flaamsbana Museet
  • Entry/Admission - Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhuset)
  • Entry/Admission - Frogner Park
  • Entry/Admission - Vigelandsparken
  • Entry/Admission - Gotaplatsen
  • Entry/Admission - Fish Church

Itinerary

Day 1: Sunday: Copenhagen – Jönköping (330 km) Stop At: The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), Copenhagen, Zealand The tour starts with a sightseeing tour of Copenhagen, the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark. Reminiscent of childhood memory fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Little Mermaid" is the inspiration for the famous statue which was transported to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo and is a true symbol to the Danish people. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Amalienborg, Copenhagen, Zealand Amalienborg, our next stop is considered one of the greatest works of the Danish Rococo. Constructed in the 1700’s, the architecture consists of four identical palaces connected by a square. If you are lucky you will see the ceremonial changing of the guards, an event that happens every afternoon. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, Copenhagen, Zealand The Hans Christian Andersen Boulevard leads to a statue of this notable Writer on the City Square. The Danish fairy tale writer known for pieces as “The Ugly Duckling“ and “The Little Mermaid” had a known motto: “To travel is to live”. He spent 43 years traveling between home and abroad, gathering a lot of his inspiration for his fairy tales and stories from his time overseas. After lunch we continue driving towards Stockholm. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Jönköping or nearby city.
Day 2: Monday: Jönköping – Stockholm (320 km) Stop At: Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm After breakfast, we continue our way to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. Made out of 14 islands on the Baltic Sea this city is crowned the most beautiful of all Nordic cities. After lunch, we embark on a city tour that includes the City Hall of Stockholm (Stadshuset), one of the most beautiful and well known buildings in the world with inside the most exclusive ballroom in Stockholm, venue for the yearly Nobel Banquet. From the Blue Hall, guests are invited up a stairway to the Golden Hall (Gyllene salen) to dance. The walls of the Golden Hall are covered with more than 18 million glass and gold mosaic pieces, an artwork of artist Einar Forseth. The venue attracts close to 400,000 visitors a year. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Vasa Museum, Stockholm The tour continues with visits to the old Parliament building, Vasa warship and the Storkyrkan cathedral. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Storkyrkan, Stockholm The tour continues with visits to the old Parliament building, Vasa warship and the Storkyrkan cathedral. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Stockholm or nearby city.
Day 3: Tuesday: Stockholm – Lillehammer (610 km) Stop At: Lillehammer Olympic Park, Lillehammer, Oppland, Eastern Norway After breakfast, the coach departs to Norway's largest lake Mjøsa. Famous for hosting the 1994 Winter Olympics. Lillehammer’s population comes just under twenty-three thousand inhabitants. The feeling of space contributes the calm and vast natural winter scenery. We arrive in the evening and have an overnight stay at Lillehammer or city nearby. Please note we will not visit the city Lillehammer. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Lillehammer or nearby city.
Day 4: Wednesday: Lillehammer – Briksdal Glacier – Sogndal (500 km) Stop At: Briksdal Glacier (Briksdalbreen), Stryn, Stryn Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western Norway After breakfast, we travel to the European continent’s largest Glacier, Briksdal in Norway which covers 800 m2, at its deepest 400 meters below sea level and the highest point 2,000 meters above sea level. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre, Stryn, Stryn Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western Norway Surrounding the glacier is the Jostedalsbreen National Park, where we will embark on cable cars to admire the wildlife, clear streams, raging rivers and waterfalls. The ride will last for half hour, after which our group will enjoy 10 minutes leisure time to take pictures and closely see the Briksdal glacier. In the afternoon we head south towards Gudvangen. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Sogndal or nearby city.
Day 5: Thursday: Sogndal – Sognefjord Cruise – Flåm (150 km) Stop At: Sognefjorden, Sogn og Fjordane, Western Norway After breakfast, the coach goes on to Gudvangen dock where the group joins the Sognefjord Cruise to explore Sognefjord, the world's longest and deepest fjord, an unparalleled spectacle by Mother Nature. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Flaamsbana Museet, Flam, Aurland Municipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Western Norway Spending two hours in the intoxicating scenery moment in the boat, the sightseeing ship has arrived in Flåm. After lunch, we will be travelling on one of the most beautiful railway Flåmsbana. This exciting railway attracts visitors from all over the world, scenery includes beautiful fjords, waterfalls, and valleys. After the ride, then return to the hotel for dinner. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Flåm or nearby city.
Day 6: Friday: Flåm – Oslo (300 km) Stop At: Oslo City Hall (Oslo Radhuset), Oslo, Eastern Norway After breakfast, we depart to the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Every year on the 10th of December this city hosts the Nobel peace prize award on the anniversary passing of Founder-Inventor Alfred Nobel. Unlike the other four prizes awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony is held in Oslo. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Frogner Park, Oslo, Eastern Norway We continue with a visit to the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park, located inside the Frogner park grounds. On display are over 212 bronzes and granite statues, the theme of the park is on the Human Condition, illustrating relationships between men and women, adults and children. Not to be missed! Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Vigelandsparken, Oslo, Eastern Norway We continue with a visit to the famous Vigeland Sculpture Park, located inside the Frogner park grounds. On display are over 212 bronzes and granite statues, the theme of the park is on the Human Condition, illustrating relationships between men and women, adults and children. Not to be missed! Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. Accommodation included: Accommodation in a comfortable 3-star (minimum) hotel, twin room with private facilities in Oslo or nearby city.
Day 7: Saturday: Oslo – Gothenburg – Copenhagen (580 km) Stop At: Gotaplatsen, Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland County, West Coast After breakfast, the coach goes southbound for the Port of Gothenburg, a major port of Western Europe. On Götaplatsen is Swedish sculptor Carl Milles’ seven-metre-high statue of the sea god Poseidon, which caused quite a stir when it was unveiled in 1931. Residents complained that the statue’s legs were too long for its body, and that the statue’s penis was far too big. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Fish Church, Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland County, West Coast Also a must-visit destination is the fish market hall, Feskekôrka, (‘fish church’ in Swedish), an indoor fish and shellfish market where you can buy all kinds of seafood delicacies caught on the day. Try the freshest catch of the day. We conclude our city tour at the Gothenburg Cathedral (Domkyrkan Göteborg), the seat of the bishop of Gothenburg in the Church of Sweden. The tour continues southbound to finally arrive in the evening in Copenhagen. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast: Continental breakfast is included at the hotel. No accommodation included on this day.
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