Focus on Scandinavia - 2022

10 nights from £1829

Focus on Scandinavia - 2022
Focus on Scandinavia - 2022
Start:Copenhagen, Denmark
Finish:Stockholm, Sweden
Duration:10 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Active pace
Meals:11 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 5 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English

Overview

Vibrant cities, distinct cultures, and unspoiled landscapes welcome you on this Scandinavia affordable tour! You’ll visit the fascinating Nordic cities and scenic areas as well as some of its smaller and quaint towns. Overnight in Copenhagen, Frederikshavn, Oslo, the Telemark area, Bergen, the Fagernes area, Karlstad, and Stockholm. This spectacular Scandinavian tour features breathtaking scenery in Norway—known for its stunning fjords—with their steep and majestic mountains and picturesque villages dotting the landscape. A highlight of this tour is a cruise on the Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord. Take a ferry across the Hardangerfjord and travel through Norway’s Telemark region with its lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. Stop for photos at Steinsdalsfoss Waterfall, where visitors can walk behind the cascading waterfall without getting wet.Enjoy a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Mjøsa. .......read more
Highlights
  • Enjoy a day at leisure in the capital of the oldest kingdom in the world.
  • Drive across the Great Belt bridge, which will connect you to the fairytale island of Funen.
  • Take the scenic route for a visit to Vemork, where the heavy water plant was blown up by a commando unit of British and Norwegians.
  • More spectacular scenery as you drive towards the Sognefjord.
  • Discover the history, traditions, and breathtaking views of this beautiful port city.

Itinerary

Location: Copenhagen

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Danish capital. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

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Accommodation Name: Scandic Sluseholmen Copenhagen (or similar)

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Location: Copenhagen

Enjoy a day at leisure in the capital of the oldest kingdom in the world. Besides many interesting landmarks and architectural masterpieces, see some of the more famous sites on your orientation drive, including the legendary Little Mermaid statue. An optional tour of Zealand’s castles is also available.

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Accommodation Name: Scandic Sluseholmen Copenhagen (or similar)

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Location: Copenhagen, Odense, Frederikshavn

After breakfast, start the journey northwards, enjoying the drive across the Great Belt bridge, which will connect you to the fairytale island of Funen. Stop in Odense, Hans Christian Andersen’s hometown and, via the Little Belt waterway, head for Frederikshavn on the rural Jutland Peninsula.Today’s Distance: 295 mi/ 475 km

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Accommodation Name: Jutlandia (or similar)

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Location: Gothenburg, Oslo

Take a pleasant ferry ride from Frederikshavn across the strategic Kattegat to Gothenburg, Sweden’s thriving second-largest city and one of Europe’s major seaports. After an orientation drive, follow the inland route and cross into Norway. Evening arrival in Oslo.Today’s Distance: 242 mi/ 390 km

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Accommodation Name: Scandic Helsfyr (or similar)

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Location: Oslo, Telemark

Gustav Vigeland’s sculptures are among the highlights of the included Oslo sightseeing tour; also see the National Theater, Broadcasting House, Parliament, and Akershus Castle. In the afternoon, drive through the Telemark region, where you’ll spend the night.Today’s Distance: 130 mi/ 210 km

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Accommodation Name: Straand Hotel (or similar)

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Location: Vemork, Bergen

Take the scenic route for a visit to Vemork, where the heavy water plant was blown up by a commando unit of British and Norwegians known as the Heroes of Telemark. Visit the Vermork Museum, then proceed through the Telemark region with its lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. Ferry across the Hardangerfjord from Utne to Kvanndal. Continue to Bergen, Norway’s picture-perfect Hanseatic seaport. En route, make a picture stop at Steindalsfossen Waterfall.Today’s Distance: 342 mi/ 550 km

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Accommodation Name: Thon Hotel Orion (or similar)

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Location: Bergen

Built on seven hills with the fjords on one side and 1,000-foot Mount Fløyen on the other, Bergen was the home of composer Edvard Grieg. Spend the day exploring at leisure, or consider joining one of our optional excursions to discover the history, traditions, and breathtaking views of this beautiful port city.

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Accommodation Name: Thon Hotel Orion (or similar)

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Location: Sognefjord, Fagernes

More spectacular scenery as you drive towards the Sognefjord, where you embark for a breathtaking cruise on one of Norway’s mightiest fjords, the Nærøyfjord. On to the Fagernes area.Today’s Distance: 236 mi/ 380 km

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Accommodation Name: Hotel Scandic Valdres (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Lillehammer, Karlstad

First to Lillehammer, the mountain resort that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics, then, a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Mjøsa. Continue towards Sweden through Värmland’s unspoiled wilderness of forest and lakes to Karlstad, located by Sweden’s largest lake, Lake Vänern.Today’s Distance: 286 mi/ 460 km

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Accommodation Name: Scandic Karlstad (or similar)

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Location: Mariefred, Stockholm

Leave Karlstad and head east towards Stockholm via idyllic Mariefred. Here, view majestic Gripsholm Castle, built in an enchanting rural setting. On to the Swedish capital. Its beauty is due to its unique setting on 14 islands between Lake Mäleren and the Baltic Sea.Today’s Distance: 199 mi/ 320 km

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Accommodation Name: Best Western Sthlm (or similar)

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Location: Stockholm

This is perhaps the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals, because the crystalline waters that flow through its intersecting canals give a luminous appearance to palaces, castles, and parks. Your city sightseeing takes in all the highlights including the City Hall.

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Accommodation Name: Best Western Sthlm (or similar)

Meals: ,Breakfast,Dinner,

Location: Stockholm

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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What's Included

Included
  • Accommodation
    It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
  • Fully Guided
  • Meals
    11 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • All Domestic Coach and Ferry Transportation

Not Included
  • International Travel
  • Tipping and Gratuities

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Start:Copenhagen, Denmark
Finish:Stockholm, Sweden
Duration:10 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Active pace
Meals:11 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 5 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
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