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Dive right into Scandinavian culture with this 7-Night Small Group Scandinavian Capitals tour. With overnight stays in Oslo, Copenhagen, Kalmar, and Stockholm - each featuring upgraded accommodation - and one night on a cruise, this Scandinavia tour is the perfect way to explore the northern reaches of Europe.

Your adventure begins in Norway’s beloved capital - Oslo. Here, you will meet your guide and be treated to a tour of the city’s highlights, including Frogner Park and the medieval fortress of Akershus. In Oslo, you will be boarding an overnight cruise heading for Copenhagen - the capital of Denmark. During your time in Copenhagen, you will have the opportunity to take a guided food tour (focusing on the city’s famous food markets) as well as a tour of the city’s major landmarks including the Little Mermaid Statue and the grand Amalienborg Palace. From Copenhagen, your group will cross the impressive Øresundsbridge into Malmö, Sweden, where you will visit the Turning Torso - the tallest building in Scandinavia - along with a few cathedrals.

After you leave Malmö, your group will head to the east coast of Sweden to explore the Island of Öland, renowned for its natural beauty and picturesque setting. That evening, you will be treated to a three-course dinner overlooking Kalmar Castle before spending the night at the Castle Hotel Slottshotellet. Your tour wraps up with two nights in Stockholm, featuring a city tour, a trip to Drottningholm Castle, and drinks at the Stockholm Ice Bar (the world’s first permanent icebar).

With walking tours of Scandinavia’s major cities, stunning scenery, and nordic cuisine, this tour is sure to be the perfect introduction to these beautiful countries. 

**Sample itinerary, can be customized to suit your group**

Accommodation

1 Night

Ideally Located Hotel

1 Night

Scandinavia by Sea

2 Nights

Spacious Historic Hotel

1 Night

Unique City Hotel

2 Nights

Destination Design Hotel

Transportation

  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Premium Mini-Coach Transportation
  • Tour Escort Services from Day 1 (in the evening at the hotel) to Day 8 Inclusive (to help with departures from hotel)

Dining Options Included

  • Full Breakfast Daily 
  • 5x Evening Meals & 1 Lunch:
    • Welcome Dinner at Lofoten Fiskerestaurant
    • Dinner on board DFDS Overnight Cruise
    • Dinner at NIMB Brasserie Restaurant Copenhagen
    • Dinner at Park Hermina in Kalmar
    • Light Lunch in Trosa
    • Farewell Dinner at Fem Sma Hus in Stockholm
  • Private Copenhagen Food Tour

Points of Interest

  • Frogner Park
  • Akershus Fortress
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Bygdoy Island
  • Little Mermaid Statue
  • Amalienborg Palace
  • Reffen Street Food Market
  • Tivoli Amusement Park
  • Torvehallerne Food Market
  • Black Diamond Library
  • Turning Torso - The Tallest Building in Europe
  • Oland Island
  • Sormlands Archipelago
  • Stockholm City Hall
  • Vasa Museum
  • Gamla Stan
  • Drottningholm Castle
  • Stockholm Ice Bar

Your 2022 Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 7 Nights in Upgraded Accommodation including:
    • 1 Night in Oslo at the Scandic St. Olav
    • 1 Night aboard a DFDS night cruise in a Seaview Cabin
    • 2 Nights in Copenhagen at Scandic Palace Hotel
    • 1 Night in Kalmar at Castle Hotel Slottshotellet 
    • 2 Nights in Stockholm At Six Hotel

TRANSPORTATION

  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Premium Mini-Coach Transportation
  • Tour Escort Services from Day 1 (in the evening at the hotel) to Day 8 Inclusive (to help with departures from hotel)

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • Full Breakfast Daily 
  • 5x Evening Meals & 1 Lunch:
    • Welcome Dinner at Lofoten Fiskerestaurant
    • Dinner on board DFDS Overnight Cruise
    • Dinner at NIMB Brasserie Restaurant Copenhagen
    • Dinner at Park Hermina in Kalmar
    • Light Lunch in Trosa
    • Farewell Dinner at Fem Sma Hus in Stockholm
  • Private Copenhagen Food Tour

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Frogner Park
  • Akershus Fortress
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Bygdoy Island
  • Little Mermaid Statue
  • Amalienborg Palace
  • Reffen Street Food Market
  • Tivoli Amusement Park
  • Torvehallerne Food Market
  • Black Diamond Library
  • Turning Torso - The Tallest Building in Europe
  • Oland Island
  • Sormlands Archipelago
  • Stockholm City Hall
  • Vasa Museum
  • Gamla Stan
  • Drottningholm Castle
  • Stockholm Ice Bar
Prices Based On
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on 12 people traveling together in twin share rooms.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. This tour has a single supplement price of US$1108

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