Summer 2020 Escorted Tour: Denmark & Norway, City & Fjords – 25th July 2020

 

This 10 night guided escorted tour includes the Scandinavian capital cities of Copenhagen (Denmark), Oslo (Norway),  as well as Bergen, the gateway to the Norwegian fjords. This guaranteed departure tour is are organised by Wedo Nordic-Robinson Scandinavia, our travel partner for guided escorted tours in Scandinavia/

Price from: €3725 per person sharing (including flights & checked bag)
Destinations: Denmark, Norway
Date: 25 July – 04 August 2020
Types: Scandinavian Holiday, Escorted Tour, Couples, Groups, Solo Travellers

Day 1: Fly Dublin to Copenhagen (D). Stay at the unique Admiral Hotel, located close to the Amalienborg Palace and the old Nyhavn harbour. Your tour manager will meet you at 7.45pm before dinner in the hotel lobby.

Day 2: Copenhagen (B). The day starts with a 3 hour guided panoramic tour of the city including the old harbour of Nyhavn and the famous Little Mermaid statue. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. You will be given entrance tickets for the famous Tivioli Gardens.

Day 3: Copenhagen – Oslo (B,D). Morning free in Copenhagen. Afternoon transfer by coach from hotel for your overnight cruise by ferry to Oslo, including dinner. Accommodation in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC. We recommend you to bring an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from your cabin.

Day 4: Oslo (B,D). Arrival in Oslo at 09.30 hrs, followed by 3 hour guided tour of the Norwegian capital, including the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park.  Afternoon free in Oslo. Dinner and overnight in a superior room at the Clarion Hotel the Hub.

Day 5:  Oslo – Ulvik (B,L,D). After breakfast you will visit the world-famous Viking Ships. Departure from Oslo, driving to the tourist resort town of Geilo for a buffet lunch. After lunch cross the wild Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall. Dinner and accommodation in fjord view room at Brakanes Hotel, ideally located on the banks of the Hardangerfjord.

Day 6: Ulvik – Bergen (B,L). After buffet breakfast  depart on a scenic tour along the beautiful Hardangerfjord arriving in Bergen around midday. In the afternoon enjoy a 2 hour tour of Bergen, including a ride on the funicular to Mt. Fløien, for the best views of the city and fjords below. Stay at the Bergen Børs Hotel. Dinner – own arrangements.

Day 7: Bergen – Flåm – Balestrand (B,D). After breakfast departure from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2,838 feet in less than one hour. From Flåm start an approximately 2 hour cruise by boat along the narrow Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords, both branches of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim Canyon and Nærøy Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand where you stay for 2 nights in a fjord view room at the Kviknes Hotel.

Day 8: Balestrand – A Day in the Fjords (B,D). Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords.

Day 9: Balestrand – Geiranger (B,L,D). After breakfast departure from your hotel by ferry followed by a scenic tour including a visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. In the afternoon the tour continues with a cruise along the spectacular Geirangerfjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. Dinner and overnight at the Union Hotel overlooking the fjord.

Day 10: Geiranger – Oslo (B,L,D). Today you experience more spectacular scenery as you travel to Oslo, stopping for lunch in Lillehammer. After lunch the journey continues alongside Lake Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake, back to Oslo, where you stay and dine at the Clarion Hotel the Hub.

Day 11: Oslo – Stockholm (B). Following breakfast you depart for the airport for your flight back to Dublin.

Additional details available in the print version of this itinerary.

Departure 2020: Saturday 25 July 2020

From: €3725 per person sharing (including flights* and one 20kg checked bag per person)
Single Supplement: €765

(* Price subject to availability at time of booking. A flight supplement may apply). 

  • English speaking tour guide throughout.
  • 9 nights’ B&B hotel accommodation.
  • 4 lunches on days 5, 6, 9 & 10.
  • 7 buffet dinners on days 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 &10
  • Overnight cruise Copenhagen – Oslo, including accommodation in 2-berth outside cabin with shower/WC, buffet dinner and breakfast on board.
  • Entrance to Tivoli Gardens.
  • 3 hour guided tours of Copenhagen and Oslo.
  • Visit to the Viking Museum in Oslo
  • Panorama tour of Bergen including ride on the Bergen Funicular to Mt. Fløien.
  • Ride on the Bergen and Flåm Railways, Voss-Myrdal-Flåm.
  • Approximately 2 hour cruise on the Sogn and Nærøy Fjords, and 1 hours cruise on the Geiranger Fjord.
  • Excursion in open car to the Briksdal Glacier.
  • All ferry crossings.
  • Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group.
  • Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbelts.
  • International return flights from Ireland (including taxes and one 20kg checked bag per person).
  • Airport transfer in Denmark & Norway (easy – full information provided)
  • Meals other than as stated
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel insurance (required)
  • Gratuities
Additional nights pre- and post-tour. Changes to the cost will apply.

Prices correct at time of print (Nov 2019). E&OE.
Subject to availability and exchange rate at time of booking.


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