Viking Capitals

Escorted TourNorway, Sweden, and Denmark

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From $1,360 USD
May 18 - August 31, 2017
7 Days / 6 Nights

Viking Capitals, 7-day tour to Viking Capitals of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Visit Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo; experience Viking history and culture.

Overview

Viking Capitals, 7-day tour to Viking Capitals of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Visit Stockholm, built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges, and its medieval atmosphere of Old Town "Gamla Stan". Across the Oresund Bridge to the fairy tale city Copenhagen, visit palaces, Nyhavn canal, Tivoli Garden and Mermaid. Ferry to Oslo, Norway's bustling capital with Viking ship Museum, Vigeland Sculpture Park. A true combination of Viking history and culture.

Operation

May 18 - August 31, 2017

Departure

Guaranteed departures 2017: May 18 June 22 July 6, 20 August 3, 10, 17, 31

Price

  • from $1,360 per person in double room
  • from $1,895 single room
  • from $1,240 3rd adult in extra bed

Included

  • 6 nights at hotels mentioned in standard dbl/twin rooms with private facilities
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • English speaking tour escort from day 1 to day 6 inclusive
  • All touring by first class private coach
  • Sightseeing as per program
  • Visits, excursions and entrances as per program
  • Panoramic City tours in the cities of Stockholm, Copenhagen & Oslo
  • Regular Arrival Transfer, from Stockholm Airport, ARN*
  • Regular Departure Transfer, to Oslo Airport, OSL*
  • Porter service at hotels, excluding day 1 and 7

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Services not mentioned in the program
  • Personal insurance / personal expenses / incidental extras
  • Beverages & extras
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • *Regular Arrival Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfers from the Airport in Stockholm & to the Airport in Oslo and only on the published official date of beginning & end of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur. This transfer service is not valid for passengers with pre/post nights or passengers who require private transfers - for a supplement, private transfers can be reserved for these passengers.

Day 1 ARRIVAL STOCKHOLM

Thursday
Arrival to Stockholm Airport, meet & greet by Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Service to the hotel* for check-in. Please consult the Borealis Destination Management welcome letter, which you will receive on check-in to your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader. A short welcome meeting will be held, where you will receive information on the upcoming tour program. The rest of the day is at leisure.

*Please note! Regular Arrival Transfer Services, included in the program, are only available for transfers from Airport in Stockholm and only on the official date of beginning of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

Marriott Courtyard Hotel

Day 2 STOCKHOLM (B)

Friday
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, we meet a local guide and depart by private coach for a 3-hour panoramic city tour of Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. The city of Stockholm, built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges, embraces a unique character of 13th century Old Town with modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm's islands are bordered by Lake Malaren in the west and the Baltic Sea in the east, where the archipelago with its 30.000 islands awaits exploration. The capital is a big city with a small town personality. Its handy size with short walking distances makes it easy to cover a lot in a short amount of time. Stockholm is proudly called "Beauty on Water" and the sightseeing tour, which includes a walk through the Old Town, passing the City Hall where the Nobel festivities take place, makes for a memorable morning tour. Discover a city of contrasts. Go back 750 years in time and feel the medieval atmosphere of Old Town "Gamla Stan" as you wander through narrow streets. You will see the seven hundred year old cathedral of Stockholm, seat of the archbishop, during your stroll through Old Town and get a chance to see Stortorget, where the Stockholm Blood Bath took place. We will also stop at Fjallgatan, where you will be able to enjoy the best view of Stockholm. (No entrances included). The tour ends at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.

Marriott Courtyard Hotel

Day 3 STOCKHOLM - COPENHAGEN (B)

Saturday
Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning departure by long distance coach, which will take us to the enchanting capital of Denmark, Copenhagen. During this trip, we will pass by beautiful Swedish countryside villages until reaching Malmoe, situated by the Swedish coast directly across from the Danish capital. The two cities are connected by one of the longest bridges in the World – the Oresund Bridge. After crossing this impressive bridge, we will continue on to our hotel in Copenhagen. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are at leisure.

Tivoli Hotel

Day 4 COPENHAGEN (B)

Sunday
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning you will depart by private coach with your local guide for a 3-hour city sightseeing tour. This tour will be the perfect introduction to "Wonderful Copenhagen". We start with a drive towards the City Hall Square where the famous pedestrian street "Stroeget" begins. We pass the Tivoli Gardens, dating back to 1843 and onwards past the New Carlsberg Glyptotheque and the National Museum. Next up is the Old Stock Exchange and the Naval Church. We drive past the Kings New Square, the home of the Royal Danish Theatre with the world famous ballet, then through the old canal area, Nyhavn, with its picturesque houses and vessels. We continue on to see the impressive Gefion Fountain and then make a photo stop at the Royal residence, Amalienborg Palace. Finally, we stop by a landmark of Copenhagen, the statue of the Little Mermaid, known from Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale. During the tour, we will also delight in Christiansborg Palace, housing the Danish Parliament and Rosenborg Castle, which houses the Crown Jewels. (No entrances included). The tour ends at the hotel. The afternoon and evening are at leisure for optional tours.

Tivoli Hotel

Day 5 COPENHAGEN - OSLO (B)

Monday
Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning departure by long distance coach, which will take us to the capital of Norway, Oslo. We leave wonderful Copenhagen behind and drive to Helsingor situated in the north of Zealand Island. Here we will embark on a short distance ferry to Helsinborg, in Sweden. After disembarking, we continue along the west coast of Sweden until we reach Norway and Oslo at the end of the afternoon. Evening is at leisure.

First Hotel Millennium ***

Day 6 OSLO (B)

Tuesday
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, we meet a local guide and board our private coach for a panoramic city sightseeing tour in the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. We will enjoy the view from the Opera house situated right on the Oslo fjord where you will spend some time on the outside terrace area before heading off to Bygdoy Island. The Vigeland Park, one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures, will welcome us with the sculptures of Gustav Vigeland, who dedicated his life to his artistic works. We will also pass by the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends downtown, from where you will have some free time to explore the Viking capital at your own pace. The afternoon and evening are at leisure.

First Hotel Millennium ***

Day 7 OSLO DEPARTURE (B)

Wednesday
Breakfast at the hotel. A Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to Oslo Airport*.

*Please note! Regular Departure Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfer to Oslo Airport and only on the official end date of tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

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