Spectacular Scandinavia

Discover Scandinavia on a 15 day tour from Helsinki to Copenhagen. Encounter Norway’s Geiranger Fjord, Stockholm's Vasa Ship Museum & Copenhagen's canals.

15 Days
Helsinki to Copenhagen
From (CAD)
$ 9,980
$ 9,730
Dates & Pricing

2019 Helsinki > Copenhagen

Elegant wonders

When you first encounter Norway’s Geiranger Fjord you’re certain to leave with the inexplicable sensation that you’ve just experienced something special – in fact, something quite beyond words.
That’s what we mean when we talk of wonder, and you’ll have more than one such moment while exploring Scandinavia, whether it’s your first encounter with a herd of Norwegian reindeer, or waking up for the first time in Stockholm, one of the world’s finest cities. Exploring Scandinavia’s capital cities and Norway’s spectacular landscapes may leave you with a lingering sense of amazement. It’s impossible to tell exactly when that feeling will strike. All we know is that it will.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
IRSH
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Helsinki
Return City:
Copenhagen

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Helsinki

    Welcome to Helsinki. Enjoy a two night stay.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Helsinki

    Start your day with a sightseeing tour that will take you to such sights as Senate Square, the Sibelius monument, Olympic Stadium and the lively harbour area. Following the city tour, we will take a short trip to the authentic open-air museum of Seurasaari. The museum is a tribute to the traditional Finnish way of life with colourful costumes, entertainment and architecture on display.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Helsinki > Stockholm

    After breakfast today you will be transferred to the airport for your internal flight to Sweden and the archipelago that is Stockholm. Stockholm, said to be one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world, is built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. The beautiful buildings, the greenery, the fresh air and the proximity to the water are distinctive traits of this city. Enjoy two nights stay at your hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Stockholm

    Your local guide will unveil the city’s most treasured hotspots during a city tour. You’ll also visit the Vasa Ship Museum, where the ornate warship ‘Vasa’ is now housed after it tragically sank in Stockholm harbour on its maiden voyage in 1628.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Stockholm > Alesund > Loen

    This morning we board our flight to Alesund, via Oslo. Upon arrival in Alesund we journey through the stunning Norwegian fjord region, before arriving at your hotel where you’ll enjoy two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Loen – Geiranger - Loen

    This morning travel to Geiranger where you will cruise the magnificent Geiranger Fjord and sail past the ‘Seven Sisters’, ‘The Suitor’, and ‘The Bridal Veil’ waterfalls. This afternoon travel Troll’s ladder road, for spectacular and unforgettable views.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Loen > Balestrand

    Enjoy the unforgettable views of Geiranger fjord (weather permitting) from Dalsnibba before continuing to travel alongside spectacular mountains to Jostedalsbreen, the largest icefield in continental Europe covering 487 square kilometres.

    Visit one of the most photographed and impressive arms of the icefield, Briksdalsbreen, and have a truly Norwegian experience. Be taken by ‘trollcar’ up the glacier for a spectacular view of the glacier and magnificent waterfall.

    Continue your journey this afternoon to Balestrand, and arrive at your hotel, located at the junction of the majestic Sognefjord and Esefjord; it’s your home of the night.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Balestrand > Bergen

    This morning relax on-board a gorgeous fjord cruise before embarking on the steepest railway in Europe the world-famous Flåm railway. Amid spectacular scenery and roaring waterfalls travel to Myrdal before changing trains and continuing your journey to Norway’s second largest city, the Hanseatic fishing port of Bergen. Bergen dates back to the 12th century when the port was an important centre of European trade for the all-powerful German Hanseatic League.  Arrive in Bergen and admire the pretty multi coloured wooden buildings of Bergen, just down the way from your residence for the next two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Bergen

    Today you’ll explore Bergen and drive to Troldhaugen, the former home of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s greatest composer.

    Journey 320 metres up the funicular railway to Mt. Floien for a spectacular view of the city and fjord. Alternatively, visit Fantofte Stave Church.

    Tonight enjoy a magnificent dinner in one of Bergen’s most spectacular locations.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Bergen > Lofthus

    This morning we journey to Lofthus; situated on the shore of Sørfjorden, an arm of the Hardangerfjord this charming town is our home for tonight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Lofthus > Oslo

    Today we drive through the scenic and breathtaking Hardangervidda, Europe’s highest mountain plateau and home to Norway’s largest herd of wild reindeer, before arriving in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Oslo

    The Bygdøy Peninsula, home to three famous museums, will be your first stop today. Wander the Viking Ship Museum, the Kon-Tiki Museum and the Fram Polar Ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Oslo > Copenhagen

    Take a short flight to Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your centrally located hotel for your two night stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Copenhagen

    Tour the wonderful Rosenborg Castle, built as a country summerhouse in 1606. You’ll also see the courtyard of Amalienborg Palace, home to Princess Mary and the Danish Royal Family.

    Take an iconic cruise through the city canals, or visit Tivoli Gardens.

    Your dinner tonight is at one of Copenhagen’s finest restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Copenhagen

    After breakfast you’ll be transferred to Copenhagen Airport for your onward or homebound flight with memories of a truly unforgettable trip.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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