Scandinavia Explorer

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View later Scandinavia Explorer.

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Tour Scandinavia on a trip through Norway, Sweden and Finland

Tour Scandinavia and discover the many charms and delights on this two-week adventure through Norway, Sweden and Finland. Travel through some of Europe's most stylish capitals and be wowed by some of the world's biggest fjords. Visit Norway's uber-cool Oslo, travel to Sweden's vibrant Stockholm and explore Finland's hip Helsinki. Along the way, uncover a Viking past, learn of a maritime heritage and get swept up in Olympic fever. Whether it's walking along charming streets in Bergen, sailing through vast fjords or cycling around idyllic islands, you'll undoubtedly be left with a multitude of picturesque memories from this once in a lifetime Scandinavian adventure.

  • Visit Norway and discover a Viking past in picturesque Oslo
  • Be impressed by Norway's Sognefjord
  • Travel to Sweden and soak up the sun in Karlstad
  • Cycle around Finland's Aland Islands
  • Visit Helsinki and get acquainted with Finland's stylish capital
  • Visit Holmenkollen's Ski Museum, which showcases 4,000 years of skiing history

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Days 1-2 Oslo

Oslo, Norway's bustling capital, has much to offer - fascinating museums, outdoor activities, an eclectic array of buildings, a quirky nightlife and all easily explored by foot.

Days 3-4 Lillehammer

Famous for hosting the 1994 Winter Olympics, Lillehammer is an ideal spot for outdoor activities and has a fascinating outdoor museum and charming town centre.

Days 5-6 Norwegian Fjords

The fjords of Norway are long watery inlets filled with glaciers, mountains, sheer cliffs, valleys, waterfalls and scenery out of a dream.

Days 7-8 Bergen

This beautiful city is surrounded by water on three sides and flanked by hills on the fourth. Bergen is Norway's 'gateway to the fjords' and full of cultural and scenic gems.

Days 9-11 Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden's capital, is sometimes referred to as 'the Venice of the north' and has a great deal to offer with its architecture, parks and clear waters.

Days 12-13 Aland Islands/Overnight Ferry

An archipelago in the Baltic Sea, the Aland Islands consist of 6,500 skerries and islands, has a very flat terrain and is part of Finland but speaks Swedish.

Days 14-15 Helsinki

A city with a strong sea-faring history and its heart located at its harbour, Helsinki is dynamic, fascinating and full of interesting architecture and cool places to visit.