THE HEART OF SCANDINAVIA AND NORWEGIAN FJORDS 10 DAYS/9 NIGHTS

(10 days/9 nights)

(Denmark/Norway/Sweden *****Summer*****)

We are pleased to offer you the ultimate tour of Scandinavia - a quality first class tour at a leisurely pace during which you will experience Scandinavia whilst staying at first class hotels right in the heart of each city. You will have time to explore the 3 capitals and you will travel through some of the most beautiful parts of the Norwegian Fjords and the South of Scandinavia. The scenic highlights include the longest fjord in Norway - The Sognefjord. You will be travelling on the famous Flåm Railway and cruising the fjords by ferries and boat. Bergen, the Capital of the fjords, will surprise and enchant you. In Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo, there is plenty of time to enjoy the amenities on offer and to get to know these capital cities, each one of them with a distinct different atmosphere. Throughout the tour you will travel by first class coach and with one of our professional Tour Escorts who will ensure you get full enjoyment during your holiday.. If you are interested in travelling further East we also offer tour extensions to Helsinki, The Baltic Countries and to Russia.

Day 1 Saturday Copenhagen

Arrival transfer from the airport to your hotel. In the early evening your Tour escort will arrange a get-together to give information about the tour and give you a chance to meet your fellow travellers. Overnight Hotel Copenhagen Admiral or similar.

Day 2 Sunday Copenhagen

Buffet breakfast at the hotel. The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace, Gefion Fountain, Nyhavn and of course the Little Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Hotel in the centre of Copenhagen.

Day 3 Monday Copenhagen-Oslo

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.Morning free in Copenhagen. Your tour escort will be happy to advise you about places of interest to visit - we can suggest an optional tour to the three castles in North Sealand, including the Kronborg Castle of Hamlet. Afternoon transfer by coach from hotel to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo, departing at 16.30 hours. Enjoy your first Scandinavian smörgåsbord dinner as you cruise up the Kattegat. Accommodation in 2-berth inside or outside cabins with shower/WC. We strongly recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry your suitcases to and from the cabin.

Day 4 Tuesday Oslo

Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast as you cruise along the enchanting Oslo Fjord. Arrival in Oslo around 09.45 hours, followed by 3 hours guided tour of the Norwegian capital. You will pass by the world-famous Viking Ships Museum and visit the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park. Evening free. Hotel Clarion The Hub or similar in the centre of Oslo.

Day 5 Wednesday Oslo-Flåm or Laerdal

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day starts off by train or coach/train from Oslo to Myrdal at the altitude of 866 meters and continues on the famous Flåm railway down to the Flåm village. The descent through the Flåm valley is breathtaking and offers a constantly changing panorama of sky-high snow covered mountains, thundering waterfalls and green pastures at the bottom of the valley. Flåm is situated at the start of the Aurlandsfjord- one of the ”arms” of the Majestic Sognefjord Arrival, dinner and overnight at hotel Fretheim in Flåm or Lindström hotel in Laerdal.

Day 6 Thursday Flåm or Laerdal-Bergen

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Flåm is situated at the start of the Aurlandsfjord- one of the ”arms” of the Majestic Sognefjord - and here you join a cruise out in the Sognefjord with its views of tall, impressive mountains into the depth of the Naeroyfjord , features on UNESCOs list of World Heritage Sites. Your coach will pick you up and take you to Bergen. Overnight at hotel Norge by Scandic or similar in the center of Bergen.

Day 7 Friday Bergen

Buffet breakfast at hotel. This morning you will enjoy a city tour of this beautiful Old Hansa Town, surrounded by 7 mountains. The tour escort will show you the Old Bryggen area and the popular Fish & Flower Market, the ancient Maria Church, Hanseatic Quarter, Old Bryggen Harbour and other famous sights. Hotel in central Bergen.

Day 8 Saturday Bergen-Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to the international airport of Bergen. You will take a flight to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Arrival at Arlanda International Airport in Stockholm and transfer to your hotel, Hotel Clarion Sign or similar in the center of  Stockholm.

Day 9 Sunday Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. You will also pass by the City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with the possibility of visiting the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Hotel in central Stockholm.

Day 10 Monday Stockholm

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today is where the tour of the Heart of Scandinavia ends. Check out. Transfer to Stockholm International Airport, Arlanda. For those who continue to Helsinki, Baltic countries and Russia, a transfer will be arranged at approximately 15.00 hours.

Rates in EUR

Eur 2796 per person in double,

Eur 2656 per person in triple,

Eur 1048 single supplement.

Children under 12 years old have 25% child reduction always when sharing the double room with both parents

Rates valid

during the season 2020

Departures

13/6, 27/6, 11/7, 25/7, 1/8, 15/8

Rates include

• Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily

• 1 buffet dinner onboard DFDS Scandinavian Seaways

• 1 buffet dinner at Fjord hotel in Laerdal or Flåm.

• Transfers included upon arrival in Copenhagen and departure in Stockholm

• Touring by first class air-conditioned motorcoach plus full time service of an English and Spanish speaking professional tour escort from Dorothy Tours.

• Luggage handling of one piece of luggage per person at hotels.

• DFDS Scandinavian Seaways Copenhagen-Oslo: inside cabin 2 berth cabin or outside cabin if available.

• 2nd class train Myrdal-Flåm

• Local ferries in Norway according to programme.

• Economy class one way flight ticket Bergen-Stockholm (max 20kg luggage).

• Tour conducted in English and Spanish.

• Twin/dbl bed accommodation at first/superior first class hotels listed or similar.

• Dorothy Tours limits passenger luggage transportation to 1 piece of luggage of normal size (ie. max cm 60 x 80 x 35 or max inches 23,5 x 31,5 x 13,8) per person. Should this be exceeded Dorothy Tours will have to charge an additional EUR 85 per piece of luggage for hotels, per tour. For extra bag on Flight BGO-STO an extra bag á 20kg is min EUR 120 not refunded, subject to confirmation (This excludes hand luggage).

Children under 12 years have a 25% discount as long as they share the room with both parents.

Important notice

All other personal belongings of the traveler as hand luggage are not subject to the transport contract but the passenger must have it with him at all times. Dorothy Tours is not responsible or liable for loss, damage or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings. It is of the utmost importance that passengers have adequate travel insurance to cover last minute cancellations, medical emergencies, loss, damage and/or theft. Dorothy Tours reserves the right to make changes in the program and/or hotels if necessary. Always in the same standard and category.

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