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Stunning scenery, cultural treasures, exciting cities, and fun experiences await you on this Scandinavia tour through Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. Your tour begins in Copenhagen, Denmark, and ends in Reykjavik, Iceland. Guided sightseeing in the cities includes Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue and Tivoli Gardens, the world's second-oldest amusement park; Stockholm's City Hall, where the annual Nobel Prize banquet is held; Lillehammer's Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, where you'll learn about life in Norway over the past 500 years through a re-created rural town; and Oslo's Frogner Park, with Gustav Vigeland's 200+ bronze and granite sculptures. You'll also visit Hans Christian Andersen's museum in Odense, the well-preserved wooden Borgund stave church, and more. Enjoy some of Scandinavia's and Iceland’s spectacular scenery. You’ll drive through Sweden's scenic Värmland, home to 10,000 lakes dotting the forested landscape; cruise on spectacular Sognefjord, Norway's longest fjord, and Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; enjoy a ferry crossing from Denmark to Sweden; a scenic train ride from Bergen across the wild Hardangervidda mountain plateau; and fly from Oslo to Reykjavik. Globus has also arranged some unique experiences for you. You’ll visit a Norwegian farm and meet the family that has owned it for eight generations. While you taste their apple cider, they’ll tell you about their history and how cider is made. Another highlight is a visit to King Gustav Vasa’s Gripsholm Castle. And you can try out local specialties at a restaurant in Arhus. Then, fly to Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, for a six-day tour to experience Iceland’s gems: watch whales in their natural habitat, and see the area where the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed, and much more! From the stunning scenery to the vibrant cities, this tour through Scandinavia and Iceland will delight all of your senses!
Day 1: ARRIVE IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK.
Welcome to Copenhagen! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2: COPENHAGEN.
Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Church of Our Savior and the Stock Exchange on the way to Christiansborg Palace, where you visit the elegant ROYAL RECEPTION ROOMS. Drive past the National Museum and the Royal Theater, and stop for pictures of Amalienborg Palace and at the LITTLE MERMAID statue. Tonight, visit TIVOLI GARDENS, the city’s colorful amusement park. (B)
Day 3: COPENHAGEN–ODENSE–ARHUS.
Drive across one of the world’s largest suspension bridges, constructed off-shore to the fairytale island of Funen. Visit HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN’S MUSEUM at Odense, then cross the Little Belt waterway to Jutland. Arrive in Arhus and visit DEN GAMLE BY, a fascinating collection of completely furnished old Danish townhouses. This evening, [LF] dinner at a local restaurant has been prepared to try out local specialties. (B,D)
Day 4: ARHUS–GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN.
From the naval town of Frederikshavn, cross beautiful Kattegat by FERRY to Sweden’s largest port city, Gothenburg. See its landmarks during an orientation drive and enjoy time on your own in this charming city. (B,D)
Day 5: GOTHENBURG–STOCKHOLM.
Drive through the “breadbasket” of the country, miles of fertile farmland strewn with tidy farms, followed by industrial towns like Huskvarna and Norköping, a major Baltic seaport. Arrive in Stockholm, settled on 14 islands between Lake Mälar and the Baltic Sea. (B)
Day 6: STOCKHOLM
. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Royal Palace, Riddarholm Church, a walk through the OLD TOWN, and the festive blue and gold chambers in the CITY HALL, where the annual Nobel Prize banquet is held. Choose from our exciting optional excursions to make the most of your stay. (B)
Day 7: STOCKHOLM–GRIPSHOLM CASTLE–KARLSTAD.
On the shores of Lake Mälar, [LF] visit King Gustav Vasa’s GRIPSHOLM CASTLE before continuing west through the scenic Lake District. On the way, get glimpses of the ancient garrison town of Örebro and Bofors, site of Alfred Nobel’s ammunition factory. Overnight in Karlstad on Lake Vänern. (B,D)
Day 8: KARLSTAD–LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY.
A scenic day! Drive through Värmland, the area so beautifully described in Selma Lagerlöf’s Gösta Berling’s Saga, to the Norwegian border. Via the fortress town of Kongsvinger, situated on the mighty Glomma river, and Lake Mjøsa arrive in Lillehammer. Enjoy a guided visit of the fascinating MAIHAUGEN OPEN-AIR MUSEUM, an encounter with Norway’s culture and history and a fascinating collection of artifacts. (B,D)
Day 9: LILLEHAMMER–BORGUND–SOGNEFJORD & NÆRØYFJORD–FLÅM.
Majestic mountains, dark-pine forests, sparkling lakes, and silvery trout streams abound on your leisurely journey today. Visit the well-preserved, wooden BORGUND STAVE CHURCH, before arriving in Flåm, where a true highlight awaits: a leisurely CRUISE on the spectacular Sognefjord and Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,D)
Day 10: FLÅM–VOSS–HARDANGERFJORD–BERGEN.
This morning, you may wish to join the panoramic optional Flåm train ride. Then, see the popular lakeside resort of Voss and drive south to the Hardangerfjord, where you will be met by [LF] the family that has owned the STEINSTØ FRUIT FARM for eight generations and hear about their history. Taste home-made apple juice and cider, and enjoy lunch. Continue to picturesque Bergen, the most characteristic of all Norwegian towns. (B,L)
Day 11: BERGEN.
Step back in time and explore Bryggen on a guided walking tour along narrow, cobblestone alleyways past colorful wooden houses. Also see the 12th-century St. Mary’s Church, where Hanseatic merchants attended religious services until the 1870s. Balance of the day is at leisure. (B)
Day 12: BERGEN–OSLO.
Board the Bergen Railway and travel across the wild Hardangervidda mountain plateau to Oslo, capital of Norway. (B)
Day 13: OSLO.
Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the National Theater, considered the home for Ibsen’s plays; the unique Storting building, seat of Parliament; and the Royal Palace, residence of Norwegian monarchs since 1849. Stroll through magnificent FROGNER PARK with Gustav Vigeland’s extraordinary sculptures; and visit the CITY HALL, where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held each year. The afternoon is free, with a chance to join an optional excursion to see the relics of a glorious seafaring past. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your traveling companions. (B,D)
Day 14: OSLO–REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Reykjavik, Iceland. (B,D)
Day 15: REYKJAVIK
This morning’s optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon needs to be pre-purchased via our website and is not available locally. This afternoon, an excursion by boat to watch whales in their natural habitat. (B,D)
Day 16: REYKJAVIK–THINGVELLIR–GEYSIR–GULLFOSS–KIRKJUBÆJARKLAUSTUR
After a drive through cosmopolitan Reykjavik, continue to Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, [LF] walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant in the geothermal areas. [LF] Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Marvel at [LF] the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. (B,D)
Day 17: KIRKJUBÆJARKLAUSTUR. EXCURSION TO SKAFTAFELL NATIONAL PARK & LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN
Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and [LF] stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip through the icebergs is available (tour ZRS only), weather permitting, before returning to your hotel. (B,D)
Day 18: KIRKJUBÆJARKLAUSTUR–SKOGAFOSS–SELJALANDSFOSS–HELLISHEIÐARVIRKJUN–REYKJAVIK
Enjoy a spectacular drive along Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and see the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. Arrive in Hellisheiðarvirkjun, where you will visit the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION. Return to Reykjavik and tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at one of the city’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic journey. (B,D)
Day 19: REYKJAVIK.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Sightseeing & Activities:
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Royal Reception Rooms in Christiansborg Palace; the Little Mermaid, Tivoli Gardens
Visit Hans Christian Andersen’s Museum
Visit Den Gamle By; [LF] a special dinner at a local restaurant
Guided sightseeing, walking tour of the Old Town, visit the City Hall
[LF] Guided visit
Guided walking tour of the Maihaugen Open-Air Museum
Visit the stave church
SOGNEFJORD & NAERØYFJORD
[LF] Enjoy apple juice and cider, with lunch at a local fruit farm
Guided walking tour of Bryggen
Guided sightseeing, walk through Frogner Park and visit City Hall; farewell dinner
Welcome dinner; orientation; boat cruise, see whales in their natural habitat; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
[LF] Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates
Admire the hot springs; [LF] taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
[LF] Marvel at the waterfall
Drive through the national park
[LF] See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe
SKOGAFOSS & SELJALANDSFOSS
Admire the Waterfalls
Visit the geothermal heat and electric power stationMotorcoach; ferry crossing; boat cruise; flight Oslo-Reykjavik. Free WI-FI available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Full Scandinavian breakfast daily; 1 lunch at a local farm; 12 three-course dinners, including dinner at a local restaurant in Arhus and a dinner at a local restaurant in Reykjavik
Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $258. Required intra-vacation air segment[s] are: Oslo/Reykjavik. Air prices were effective on September 12, 2018 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
Single room supplement:
Triple room reduction per person:
Extra nights per person in Copenhagen:
in single room $189-$304, in twin $106-$163, in triple $97-$136
Extra nights per person in Reykjavik:
in single room $318-$542, in twin $206-$321, in triple $212-$294
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