Scandinavia 10 Days – 9 Nights
Day 1: Fly to Helsinki
Begin your ‘All of Scandinavia with Eastern Europe’ Tour
Welcome to Helsinki – the capital Finland. On arrival, you will be met by your Tour Manager / Local Representative outside the customs area, who will welcome you and take you to your hotel (Check-in time is after 3.00 pm).
Overnight at the hotel in Helsinki.
Day 2: Guided City Tour of Helsinki
Visit to Helsinki Cathedral and Uspensky Cathedral
Ferry to Tallinn
After a buffet breakfast, we check out of the hotel and proceed on a guided city tour of Helsinki. See the important and interesting parts of Helsinki – Presidential Palace, Lutheran Church, Senate Square, Opera House and Sibelius Park. Next, we visit the Helsinki Cathedral & Uspenski Cathedral. Helsinki cathedral is an Evangelic Lutheran church, and for many it is the symbol of Helsinki and the Uspenski Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral on the Katajanokka peninsula in Helsinki. It is the largest Orthodox church in western Europe.
Later, we drive to the pier to take a ferry to Tallinn, Estonia’s capital on the Baltic Sea.
Overnight at the hotel in Tallinn.
Day 3: Guided City Tour of Tallinn
Visit to Alexander Cathedral in Tallinn
Overnight Ferry to Stockholm
After a buffet breakfast, we proceed for a guided city tour of Tallinn. Your journey begins with a drive through the beautiful district of Kadriorg. You will also see the Toompea Hill, Parliament building, Dome Church, St. Nicholas Church, Town Hall Square, St. Catherine´s Passage, Kadriorg Park & Castle.
Next, we Visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral which is an orthodox cathedral in the old Town. It was built to a design by Mikhail Preobrazhensky in a typical Russian revival style & is Tallinn’s largest and grandest orthodox cupola cathedral. Later, we drive to the pier to board the overnight ferry to Stockholm.
Overnight on board the Ferry (Sea View Cabin).
Day 4: Arrive into Stockholm
Guided City Tour of Stockholm
Visit to the Vasa Museum and Royal Palace
Visit to The Stockholm City Hall
After a buffet breakfast, we disembark and proceed on a guided city tour of Stockholm. Built on 14 Islands, you are never far from the water in Stockholm. See the City Hall, Opera House and Alfred Nobel’s House.
Next, we proceed to visit the famous Vasa useum – Sweden’s most visited museum enshrining the warship Vasa, sunk inside Stockholm harbour while on her maiden voyage in 1628. The ship was built to the order of the great Vasa king, Gustavus Adolphus, and was the most powerful war galleon.
Later, we visit Royal Palace home of the Swedish royal family. The Palace houses several of the greatest and most interesting sights in Stockholm – the Royal Apartments, the Hall of State and much more.
Then, we visit the Stockholm City Hall – one of Sweden’s most famous buildings. The Stockholm City Hall is the venue of the Nobel Prize banquet held on 10th December each year.
Overnight at the hotel in Stockholm.
Day 5: Flight to Bergen
Guided City Tour of Bergen
Experience the Fløibanen Funicular Ride in Bergen.
After a buffet breakfast, we check-out of the hotel and drive to the airport for our flight to Bergen. Its city center is situated among a group of mountains known as “De Syv Fjell” and it is the second largest city in Norway. On arrival, we begin our guided panoramic city tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled houses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter.
Later, we proceed to The Fløibanen Funicular in Bergen which is one of the most popular attractions in all of Norway. The funicular ride up to the top of Fløyen mountain (320 metres above sea level) takes 5-6 minutes. The ride itself is spectacular and the views of Bergen only improve the closer you get to the top. There is also a café and restaurant with breathtaking views.
Overnight at the hotel in Bergen.
Day 6: Drive to Voss
Train from Voss – Myrdal
Enjoy Scenic Flamsbana train Ride Myrdal – Flam
Cruise on Sogenefjord to Gudvangen
After a buffet breakfast, we check-out and drive to Voss. On arrival, take train to Myrdal which is surrounded by rivers, mountains, fjord and lakes. We, then transfer you to the Myrdal railway station to board Scenic Flamsbana train to enjoy the most beautiful train journey in the world Myrdal – Flam. This train ride will give you the breathtaking experience of Norway. See the magnificent Kjosfossen Waterfall. From Flam take a leisurely cruise to Gudvangenb and experience one of the most beautiful and popular fjord areas in Norway Upon arrival, soak in the spectacular natural beauty, peace and harmony.
Join your coach and drive to Oslo – located at the end of a 100 kilometre long fjord and surrounded by green hills and a vast forest area. It is also the capital and largest city of Norway.
Overnight at the hotel in Oslo.
Day 7: Guided City Tour of Oslo
Visit to Vigeland Park
Visit to Polar Ship Museum
After a buffet breakfast, we proceed on a guided panoramic city tour of Oslo. See Parliament Square, National Galleries, Karl Johan shopping street, Royal Palace and Akershus Castle, The Norwegian Defence Museum and City Hall. Next visit Vigeland Park, where you will see sculpted works of Gustav Vigeland.
Later, we visit the Polar Ship Museum, which houses the most famous Norwegian polar exploration boat of all time, the icebreaker Fram.
Overnight at the hotel in Oslo.
Day 8: Guided City Tour of Malmo
Drive to Copenhagen across the Famous Öresund
After a buffet breakfast, we check-out of the hotel and drive to Copenhagen. En-route we bypass the cities of Gothenburg and Malmo in Sweden. On reaching Sweden’s third largest city Malmo, we proceed on guided panoramic city tour of Malmo city. See Sankt Petri church, Malmo Opera & Music theater, Gustav Adolf square and City hall. Later, we drive on the Öresund bridge. The 16 km bridge and tunnel links, Malmö with Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. It is situated on the Islands of Zealand and Amager.
Overnight at the hotel in Copenhagen.
Day 9: Guided City Tour of Copenhagen
Visit to Carlsberg Brewery
Enjoy a Canal Cruise in Copenhagen
After a buffet breakfast, we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour of Copenhagen which reveals impressive sights such as the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace and Danish Parliament. Also see the ‘Little Mermaid’ the national symbol of Denmark, the statue inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s sad fairytale.
Next, we visit the famous Carlsberg Brewery, he 10000 m² Visitors Centre is located within the buildings of the original brewery founded in 1847. Experience the authentic Carlsberg brewery – and learn the fascinating history of Carlsberg and its world famous beer.
Later, enjoy the sights of Copenhagen on your canal cruise.
Overnight at the hotel in Copenhagen.
Day 10: Return Home with Wonderful Memories
After a buffet breakfast, we check out and drive to the airport for your flight back home. Its time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.