Day 1 Saturday Copenhagen
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
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-Helsinki
Buffet breakfast. Morning free in Stockholm. At approximately 15.00hrs you will have a transfer from your hotel to the pier, to embark on the cruise ferry Silja Line. The ferry departs from Stockholm and slowly travels down the glorious archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, bars, shops and casino. Overnight.
Day 11 Helsinki
Buffet breakfast onboard. Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Directly after you disembark there is a 2 hours guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Church in the Rock (if open to public) and much more. While you are doing your sightseeing, your driver will transport your baggage to your hotel. You can have lunch and take a walk in the city before you check in. Afternoon free in Helsinki. Accommodation at Hotel Radisson Blu Seaside.
Day 12 Wednesday Helsinki Departure
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today is the day to say farewell to the tour. Your will be transferred to Helsinki airport for your departure. If you are interested in travelling further East, we also offer extensions to Baltic countries and to Russia. Please contact your travel agent for more information.