Majestic Norwegian Fjords & Scandinavia - cruise & land journey

19 Days
Copenhagen to Copenhagen
From (CAD)
$ 23,432
Dates & Pricing

2023 Copenhagen > Copenhagen

You’re invited to lose yourself to the delightful medley of history, culture, modernity, and breathtaking natural beauty of Scandinavia’s three capital cities. Oslo, Norway’s capital city is nestled amongst the Nordic forests, lakes and green hills of our imaginations. Stockholm’s elegant 57 bridges linking the 14 sophisticated islands that make up the city contrast with Copenhagen’s charming cobblestone streets and brightly coloured foreshore that reveals its humble origins as a fishing port. And Copenhagen, experience the vibrant city through its idyllic canals and delve into its history through its various celebrated sites. Your journey into wonder continues as you embark on your Scenic Eclipse cruise. Explore highlights of the Norwegian coastline and takes you closer to the culture and the everyday life of people living here. The long daylight days in this land of the midnight sun seem to energise both nature and people. Flowers's bloom, rivers fill with fish and giant waterfalls cascade towards the ocean, creating a picture-perfect setting for a summer holiday. The beauty of this place is quite simply staggering.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
OFC3
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Copenhagen
Return City:
Copenhagen

19 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Copenhagen

    Welcome to Copenhagen the capital of Denmark. From its humble origins as a fishing village to its heyday as the glittering capital of the Danish Empire, to its current position as one of the world’s premier design capitals, the stories and characters of Copenhagen’s history can be discovered in its sumptuous palaces, copper-roofed town houses and atmospheric cobbled squares. Enjoy a three night stay.

  2. Day 2 - Copenhagen

    Discover the wonderful Rosenborg Castle, an elegant Renaissance castle built as a country summerhouse in 1606. Rosenborg Castle features 400 years of magnificence, royal art treasures and the Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia. You will also get to see the delightful courtyard of Amalienborg Palace, home to Princess Mary and the Danish Royal Family. Raise your glass this evening, and toast the end of a wonderful journey.

    Enrich

    Enjoy an exclusive lunch at d’Angleterre’s.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Copenhagen

    Freechoice

    Take an iconic cruise and see the city’s many attractions including Christiansborg Palace, the impressive Black Diamond Library, and the Little Mermaid while gliding along the canals. Alternatively, visit Tivoli Gardens, including priority access.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Copenhagen > Stockholm, Sweden:

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to the trendy Swedish capital, Stockholm. Built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges and looking proudly out onto the Baltic Sea, Stockholm is said to be one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. The graceful architecture, the greenery, the fresh air and the proximity to the water are distinctive traits of this city. Spend the next two nights at your Special Stay hotel.

    Enrich

    Enhance your art knowledge with an art specialist at the Munch Museum. Explore one of the most comprehensive one-man museums in the world, home to over half of Munch’s paintings, including ‘The Scream’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Stockholm

    Your local guide will unveil the city’s most treasured hotspots during a city tour. You will discover the City Hall with its spire featuring the golden Three Crowns, one of Sweden’s most famous buildings; you will also see the Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace. Then, visit the Vasa Ship Museum located on the island of Djurgården, where the 17th century warship ‘Vasa’ is now housed after it tragically capsized and sank on its inaugural voyage in 1628.
    This evening, enjoy a highlight dinner at Fem Sma Hus, a mixture of Swedish cuisine with a French touch, in a stunning historical setting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Stockholm > Oslo, Norway

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Your wondrous journey begins with a two night Special Stay. Surrounded by forests and fjords, the Norwegian capital is a modern and diverse city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Oslo

    From the 8th to the 11th century, the Vikings started their journey across Europe, looking for land and trade. Discover their amazing history during your visit to the Bygdoy Peninsula, home to three famous museums honouring the rich nautical heritage of the Norse race and its warrior ancestors. Wander the Viking Ship Museum, the Kon-Tiki Museum and the Fram Polar Ship. Fram is the strongest wooden ship ever built and still holds the records for sailing farthest north and farthest south. You will be able to step on board the ship and see how the crew managed to survive in the coldest and most dangerous places on earth – the Arctic and the Antarctic.

    Enrich

    Immerse yourself in the architecture, stage technology, opera and ballet at Oslo’s Opera House during a private backstage tour with a specialist guide. Breathe in the beautiful views from the rooftop while enjoying a glass of wine.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Oslo > Tromsø

    Bid a fond farewell to Oslo and continue your journey into wonder as you fly Tromso. Meet the Captain, crew, and your Discovery Team before setting sail on your ultra-luxury Scenic Eclipse voyage.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Lofoten Islands

    Cruise along the Lofoten Islands, with dramatic peaks, sheltered coves and pristine beaches. The archipelago is a visual feast to explore and discover. This rare wilderness offers breath-taking scenery surrounded by majestic mountains, deep fjords, seabird colonies and picturesque fishing villages. Have your morning coffee outside in the Panorama Bar, and watch as your expert Captain manoeuvres the ship past massive walls of mountains rising from sea. 
    Explore Gradval while you enjoy the unique scenery around you.  Nestled between jagged peaks and indigo waters with colourful wooden buildings, Gradval is the epitome of traditional picture-perfect Norway. Take a journey back through time with a visit to the Lofotr Viking Museum, a museum based on the reconstruction and archaeological excavation of a Viking chieftain's village. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Lofoten Islands

    Continue your journey around the Lofoten Islands towards Reine, an authentic Norwegian fishing village with an estimated population of just about 300 residents. One of the most photographed landscapes in Norway, with granite peaks backdrop and quaint fisherman huts lining the shores of glassy waters.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Svartisen

    The second largest glacier in Norway will astound you with its 370 square kilometres and shades of blue in the ice formations. It is also the lowest glacier in mainland Europe at just 20 meters above sea level, making it accessible for nature-based experiences.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At Sea

    Today, relax on board. With the many choices available to you on board, you will be surprised at how quickly time passes. Choose one of the daily activities, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre or immerse yourself in the Nordic bathing experiences as you sail down the Norwegian coast. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Geiranger > Ålesund

    Situated in the inner Geirangerfjord, Geiranger is one of Norway’s most beautiful sights surrounded by steep mountains on either side of the fjord. It’s listed as one of the most beautiful fjords in the world and is included on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Take in the magnificent surroundings bedecked with cliffs, mountains, and tranquil lakes. This evening, dock in Ålesund, a town with a beautiful setting across several islands. While in Geiranger, take the opportunity to drive along famous Eagle Road, seeing a magnificent panorama over Geiranger, before travelling on the road to Dalsnibba.

    Enrich

    Enjoy eternal classical music pieces during an exclusive concert performed by the Ålesund Symphony Orchestra. Admire the beauty inside the Ålesund Church. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Nordfjordeid

    Be greeted by a beautiful stretch of coastline, spectacular mountains and valleys, rolling farmland and the biggest glacier in Europe. The view is sure to steal your breath. The mountains in Nordfjord plunge from altitudes of a few thousand meters, straight down into the fjord and the ocean, creating magnificent waterfalls.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Flåm > Vikoyri

    Cruise along Sognefjord, the largest fjord in Norway and you will soon see why it deserves the nickname of ‘King of the Fjords’. At its deepest, Sognefjord plunges more than 1,300 metres while the spectacular mountains rise on either side. Visit Flåm, right in the heart of the fjord, before passing through the village of Vikøyri.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Ride the world-famous Flåm Railway for a day of stunning scenery. Or you may choose to explore an authentic Viking Village.

    Discovery

    Hike to the Brekkefossen waterfall with a local guide sharing their knowledge and history of the area.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Bergen

    Journey to Norway’s second largest city, the Hanseatic fishing port of Bergen, surrounded by seven hills. One of the prettiest cities in Norway, Bergen dates back to the 12th century. Admire the many multi-coloured wooden buildings, by far the most iconic sight to greet any visitor to Bergen. As a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, the Bergen region has the ideal balance of nature, culture and urban life.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a local for a guided tour around Bergen, or travel to the house of the famed Norwegian composer and pianist Edvard Grieg before a private recital in the museums concert hall. 

    Discovery

    Hike to Mount Fløien, learning of the beloved Norwegian outdoor culture, tales of trolls and everyday life in old and modern days, or venture out and bike through this stunning city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Farsund

    Cruise the Southern Norway towards Farsund on the Lista peninsula. This cosy town welcomes you with its beautiful white wooden houses, small shops and boutiques. Farsund is also famous for its little harbour which has been voted Norway’s best marina several times.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Join a local guide and learn the history of Farsund, or explore the island of Hidra. Alternatively, enjoy a tour of the Salmon Centre taste the local salmon. 

    Discovery

    Uncover the hidden gems of Farsund on a bike tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Oslo

    Welcome to Oslo, the capital of Norway and the country’s largest city. Surrounded by mountains and sea, this cosmopolitan city offers a wealth of activity, fresh and exciting culinary experiences, world-class architecture, museums and unique shops.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion. 

    Freechoice

    Get to know Oslo during a guided city tour or visit the Fram Museum (Frammuseet) and “experience history as if you were really there.”

    Discovery

    Immerse yourself in Oslos culture as you bike around the Norwegian capital with a knowledgeable guide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Copenhagen

    Your cruise ends this morning in the magnificent Danish capital. Say farewell to the crew and disembark Scenic Eclipse for your journey home. 

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your luxury escorted journey
  • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Memorable Scenic Special Stay
  • Fully escorted land journey led by an expert handpicked Tour Director and knowledgeable local guides
  • Porterage throughout, plus return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities

Your all-inclusive cruise features
  • Only 200 guests on board for a truly intimate experience
  • Spacious all verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 20 member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
  • Scenic Discovery excursions d
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experience
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle and use of special polar boots
  • All tipping and gratuities

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