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Trafalgar Tours Arrow Europe & Britain Vacations 2023 Arrow Capitals of Scandinavia
Capitals of Scandinavia
Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: TT & BV Europe Summer 2023 v2

Travel to northern Europe's historic, stylish and cosmopolitan cities on this fairy-tale tour of Scandinavia. You'll learn about the area's Viking history, and why Helsinki is the capital of cool.

Choice Highlights
Must-see Highlights
  • Explore Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki with a Local Specialist
  • Visit Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo and the City Hall in Stockholm
  • View the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen and Finlandia Hall in Helsinki
  • See Borsen, Christiansborg Palace and Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Akershus, the Royal Palace and the Opera House in Oslo, Storkyrkan, Riddarholmen Church and the Royal Palace in Stockholm, the Sibelius Monument, the Olympic Stadium and the Opera House in Helsinki
  • Scenic Cruise across the Baltic Sea
Trafalgar Difference
  • Copenhagen: Step into decades of Danish history and in the footsteps of aristocrats and royals when you stay at the 17th-century Phoenix Hotel in Copenhagen.
Iconic Experience
  • Copenhagen: With your Local Specialist, view Christiansborg Palace and the cathedral where the Crown Prince of Denmark married Princess Mary. You'll also see Rosenborg Castle, Amalienborg Palace, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and the unusual Rundertaarn, which is the oldest functioning Observatory in Europe.
  • Gothenburg: Pass Gothenburg on a scenic drive through Sweden as you travel to Norway.
  • Oslo: With your Local Specialist, see Akershus Castle, Oslo Harbour and the Royal Palace.
  • Travel through unspoilt Swedish landscapes and see Lake Vanern, the largest lake in the country.
  • Stockholm: With your Local Specialist, visit Gamla Stan to see the cathedral where Swedish kings have been coronated and wander the narrow streets of the Old Town.
  • Helsinki: Your Local Specialist will show you the sights of the harbour city. Wander through the aromatic stalls of a traditional food market and sample local produce like liquorice or smoked reindeer before enjoying free time to explore the harbour of this fascinating city of design.
Dive Into Culture
  • Stockholm: Visit the Stockholm City Hall, with its spire featuring the golden Three Crowns. You'll have an opportunity to visit one of the city's most famous landmarks.
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Ferry from Helsingor to Helsingborg
  • Overnight Cruise from Sweden to Finland
  • Optional Experiences and free time
Details
Tour OperatorTrafalgar Tours
OfferOffer valid through 3/31/2023
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CopenhagenWelcome to Copenhagen Stays With Stories: Hans Christian Andersen would have been right at home in 21st-century Copenhagen. The Danish capital hasn't lost any of its fairy-tale flair over the centuries, as you'll come to discover when you spend your first day exploring this colourful city. On arrival, transfer to your Stays With Stories accommodation, the historic Phoenix Hotel in the heart of Copenhagen's most elegant district. Discover the hotel's rich history from the late 17th century, through the World Wars and today, restored to its former glory. Then, spend your free time strolling through the happiest city in the world before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.
Phoenix
Day 2CopenhagenExplore Historic Copenhagen: Connect with the heartfelt hygge of your Danish hosts when you join a Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour that will reveal all the highlights of Copenhagen's Old Town. See the distinctive dragon-tail spire of the 17th-century Borsen (Stock Exchange), Christiansborg Palace and the Little Mermaid, demurely seated on a rock overlooking Langelinie Promenade. See the home of Denmark's beloved royal family, Amalienborg Palace, then spend the rest of the day exploring Copenhagen your way. Enjoy a cold ol overlooking the colourful facades of Nyhavn or perhaps join an Optional Experience to the Danish Riviera, past ancient fishing villages to the 17th-century Frederiksborg Castle.
Phoenix
Day 3OsloJourney to Oslo: For now, it's a fond farvel to Copenhagen and a bright and cheery hej to Sweden, as you cross the Oresund by ferry and wind your way north, through the Swedish countryside past Gothenburg to Norway. You'll want to keep your camera at the ready to capture the scenic landscapes that line your route to Oslo, Norway's modern buzzing capital, where the Norwegian philosophy of friluftsliv can be felt along the flower-lined boulevards and bustling waterfront promenades.
Scandic
Day 4OsloVikings and More in Oslo: Tread in the footsteps of the Vikings this morning as you join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour that will reveal Oslo's long-standing seafaring heritage. See the medieval fortress of Akershus, the elegant Royal Palace and Oslo Opera House, which seems to rise up from the water in all its marble, granite and glass glory. Visit a wonderland of Norwegian sculptures left behind by Gustav Vigeland in his sculpture park, then enjoy a free afternoon to explore the city on your terms. You could choose instead to embark on an Optional Experience to learn about Norwegian explorers.
Scandic
Day 5StockholmOnwards to Stockholm Connect with Locals: Enjoy a scenic drive south through Norway's lush forest landscapes to Sweden, bound for its enchanting capital. Journey past Lake Vanern, the largest lake in Sweden, before stopping in the countryside to Connect With Locals at a special Be My Guest lunch. Husband and wife team Niklas and Anna will welcome you to their renovated 19th-century church and explain their philosophy of using local produce to delight all your senses. Later, arrive in Stockholm and indulge in a free evening to explore 'Beauty on Water'. Consider joining an Optional Experience to the first Ice Bar in the world.
Elite Palace
Day 6Discover Beautiful StockholmDiscover Beautiful Stockholm Dive Into Culture: Style and substance are things Stockholm has in abundance, as you'll discover when you join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour this morning. See Stockholm's historic mother church, Storkyrkan, and the Royal Palace, then Dive Into Culture and visit the City Hall. You'll have some free time this afternoon to join the locals for their afternoon fika (coffee break) and embrace the Swedish philosophy of lagom. Tonight perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to the cobbled Gamla Stan to admire its medieval history on a walking tour, followed by a traditional Swedish meal in a local restaurant.
Elite Palace
Day 7Embark on an Overnight CruiseEmbark on an Overnight Cruise: A leisurely start to your day could see you embark on some last-minute souvenir shopping or savouring steaming sweet Swedish cinnamon rolls in Stortoget. Consider an Optional Experience to Drottningholm Palace. The cool capital of Finland beckons as you board your overnight cruise to Helsinki, passing through Stockholm's archipelago across the Baltic Sea.
Day 8HelsinkiArrive in Vibrant Helsinki Make Travel Matter: Continue your cruise across the Baltic, arriving in Helsinki in time to join your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of all the city's highlights, its Swedish and Russian heritage and some hidden gems. Stop for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience at an inclusive cafe. See the modern marble facades of Finlandia Hall, the Senate and the colourful stalls in Market Square.
Holiday Inn City Centre
Day 9HelsinkiHelsinki at Leisure: Today is yours to explore Helsinki at leisure before joining your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner. Raise a glass of aquavit and toast to your epic adventure across the capitals of Scandinavia. Kippis!
Holiday Inn City Centre
Day 10ScandinaviaFarewell Scandinavia: After a memorable journey exploring the history and culture of four Scandinavian nations, all that's left is to say a fond farewell to your new friends and prepare for your return journey home. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
Dates/Pricing
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Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: TT & BV Europe Summer 2023 v2Travel to northern Europe's historic, stylish and cosmopolitan cities on this fairy-tale tour of Scandinavia.
 
 
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