Visit the Norwegian capital; this city combines its vibrant modern architecture with its classical buildings, magnificent scenery and large parks with sculptures. It has been nominated the ¨European green capital¨. A 10-day tour visiting Frankfurt, Cruise on the Rhine, Cochem, Burg, Eltz, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Zollverein, Hamelin, Hannover, Hamburg, Flensburg, Aarhus, Kristiansand, Flekkefjord, Stavanger, Bergen, Oslo, Orebro, Stockholm.
DAY 01 MON. Frankfurt.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Welcome to Europe!!!. On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area.
DAY 02 TUE. Frankfurt- Cruise on the Rhine – Cochem- Burg Eltz- Cologne- Dusseldorf.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Cruise on the Rhine. Romantic route.
Today we will see the valleys of the Rhine and Mosel, two rivers loaded with history and sprinkled with charming villages. We take a short cruise on the Rhine, between the villages of RUDESHEIM and ST. GOAR, undoubtedly the most picturesque section of the river. Then we will go on to the river Mosel, and will have time for lunch in COCHEM, a very picturesque village on the bank of the river. We also discover the incredible Burg Eltz, a medieval castle surrounded by forests in the mountains. In the late afternoon we will arrive in COLOGNE, time for a stroll in the busy area of the cathedral before going on to our hotel in DUSSELDORF.
DAY 03 WED. Dusseldorf- Zollverein- Hamelin – Hannover.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Coal Mine Industrial Complex.
A stroll in DUSSELDORF, a city on the banks of the Rhine and in the centre of Germany’s most industrial region. We continue to ZOLLVEREIN, which is one of the most important points on the “European route of industrial and heritage”, where we visit its Coal Mine Industrial Complex, declared World Heritage. We proceed north bound, stopping in HAMELIN, a city made famous due to the Pied Piper. After following in the footsteps of the mice, we continue to HANNOVER, where we have time to visit the centre of this thriving city. Note: On dates when there are trade fairs or congresses, the accommodation may be in a nearby town.
DAY 04 THU. Hannover- Hamburg- Flensburg- Aarhus.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: North of Germany and farming regions of Jutland.
After a short time in Hannover we leave for HAMBURG, where we go around its lake and see its busy port full of life, time for lunch. After lunch we travel to FLENSBURG a pretty seaside village with its marina on the border with Denmark. Our route goes on to AARHUS, Denmark’s second largest city in the centre of Jutland.
DAY 05 FRI. Aarhus – Kristiansand – Flekkefjord – Stavanger.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Norwegian coastline.
We will travel to HIRTSHALS, where we will take a ferry crossing the North Sea to Norway. A threehour voyage to KRISTIANSAND. We will continue along Norway’s southern coastline and enjoy its stunning landscapes. Next stop STAVANGER, a small picturesque town that has an active port by the fjord. Note: Ferry operation hours vary depending on the months. Sometimes it is normally reserved to have lunch on the boat.
DAY 06 SAT. Stavanger – Bergen.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: beautiful fjord and sea landscapes. Funicular trip to mount Floyen.
Upon leaving the city, we will stop at the ‘Swords in Rock’ monument, where we will be reminded of the Vikings, before continuing the very beautiful scenic tour. We follow the route going through tunnels, bridges and travel some stretches by boat to go along the fjord coast of Norway. One of its undersea tunnels is the deepest one in the world. This stage gets more relaxed and spectacular with its two boat trips. We will arrive in BERGEN at lunch time. We take a funicular trip to Mount Fløyen which offers amazing views of the town and Bergen fjord. There will be some leisure time later to enjoy the capital city of fjords.
DAY 07 SUN. Bergen – Oslo.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Spectacular scenery of mountains and fjords. Cruise.
More fantastic landscapes today, images of Norway’s interior region fjords, glaciers, lakes and forests. We will travel to SOGNEFJORD, Norway’s largest fjord. Prior to arrival, we will stop at the beautiful TVINDEFOSSEN waterfall. We will take a magnificent cruise between the cities of GUDVANGEN and FLAM; enjoy stunning landscapes during this two- hour voyage. We continue our journey crossing magnificent snow-covered landscapes. We travel through Lærdal Tunnel, one of the longest in the world. Next, a visit to BORGUND’s 12th century wooden church (entrance included) which is considered Norway’s best-preserved medieval church. We arrive in OSLO with free time to check out its port, main streets, and the artworks at Frognerparken.
DAY 08 MON. Oslo – Orebro- Stockholm.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Sighseeing tour in Oslo. Impressive scenery with mountains, forests and lakes.
We include a sightseeing tour with a local guide of the Norwegian capital; this city combines its vibrant modern architecture with its classical buildings, magnificent scenery and large parks with sculptures. It has been nominated the ¨European green capital¨. After the tour, if you want you can visit the Vikings museum. Departure for Sweden. Enjoy landscapes with forests and lakes. Next stop in OREBRO, a town next to a beautiful lake with a castle and charming historic center. Time for stroll and to take lunch. Continuing to STOCKHOLM, arriving in the evening.
DAY 09 TUE. Stockholm.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Stockholm sightseeing.
Today we make a panoramic tour of this very beautiful capital city built on 13 islands joined together. We will see the Gamla Stand or the “City between the Bridges”, the old quarter of the city, full of life where there are many monumental buildings such as the Nobel Museum, alongside the main square of Stortorget, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes, the Cathedral
and the Royal Palace. Whenever possible, we will enjoy a pretty view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. Then leisure time. We recommend visiting the museums and parks. Optionally, we suggest a visit to the City Hall and to the Vasa Museum.
DAY 10 WED. Stockholm.-
After breakfast, end of our services.
- Travel by bus with English speaking guide.
- Basic travel insurance.
- Hotels according to the itinerary.
- Breakfast buffet.
- Arrival transfer
- Boat: along the Rhine Valley, Sogner Fjord Waterfalls and cruise.
- City tour in: Oslo, Stockholm.
- Ticket admission: Coal mine industrial complex in Zollverein, Borgund’s church in Bergen.
- Ferry: Denmark- Norway, stretches along the fjord coast of Norway.
- Funicular: Mount Floyen in Bergen.
- May.22: 02, 16, 30
- Jun.22: 13, 27
- Jul.22: 11, 25
- Aug.22: 08, 22
- Sep.22: 05, 19
- Oct.22: 03, 17, 31
- Dec.22: 19
- Jan.23: 02, 30
- Feb.23: 27
- Mar.23: 27
PRICES PER PERSON
SEASON DBL SINGL
High S. $1.623 $2.263
Mid S. $1.623 $2.263
Low S. $1.592 $2.233
- Sunlight, especially in the countries of northern Europe, varies depending on the time of year and allows us to live different experiences: in summer the days are very long, with only a few hours darkness per day, while in winter there are very few hours of sunshine, with darkness predominating everyday life
- We recommend travelling with a credit card to Scandinavian countries where its increasingly common for businesses not to accept cash payment
- On dates when there are trade fairs or congresses, the accommodation may be in a nearby town.
- Ferry operation hours vary depending on the months. Sometimes it is normally reserved to have lunch on the boat.
- It is a general policy in the hotels that may request a deposit of money on arrival at each of the hotels where you will be staying. This deposit is charged at the time of check in and is refunded upon departure if you did not make any expenses at the hotel.
- The space in the holds of the coaches and in the train wagons is limited and this determines the maximum amount of luggage authorized per passenger on our circuits: one suitcase per person and one handbag. Carrying more luggage than allowed can be checked in at destination.