Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Copenhagen
Welcome to Magical Copenhagen! Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. This evening, meet your fellow tour members and Tour Manager at a welcome meeting from 18:00hrs.

Stay at: Skt Petri Hotel (5 star) or similar

DAY 2 Copenhagen
Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s largest and most lively city and one of Europe’s most romantic capitals. A morning sightseeing tour will acquaint you with all the city’s treasures such as the Little Mermaid, Royal Castle, 17th-century Nyhavn Harbour, Christianborg Palace and the City Hall Square. In the afternoon, there is an Optional Excursion (pre-booked or on tour) to visit the Rosenborg Castle as they say no time in Copenhagen is complete without seeing this Renaissance pearl of architecture! At night, you may fancy another Optional Excursion (pre-booked or on tour) to the historic Tivoli Gardens*, which comes alive with dazzling lights, music, shows and gastronomic delights.
*Return to the hotel on your own from Tivoli Gardens

Stay at: Skt Petri Hotel (5 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 3 Copenhagen - Oslo
Your morning is at leisure for further exploration of the Danish capital or perhaps join an Optional Excursion (pre- booked or on tour) to Denmark's arguably most legendary castle - Kronborg Castle - home of Shakespeare's Hamlet. In the afternoon, embark on your overnight ferry bound for Oslo and enjoy dinner on-board.

Stay onboard: DFDS Seaways ferry, Exterior cabin
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 4 Oslo - Eidfjord
Departing Oslo, your tour heads directly to Hoenefoss, Nesbyen surrounded by stunning landscape which alternates between forests of pines and lakes to arrive in the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. Travel through Gol and arrive in Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains. Continue to Hardangervidda to visit the majestic Voringfossen Waterfall before your final stop for today in Eidfjord.

Stay at: Hotel Quality Voringfoss (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 5 Eidfjord - Bergen
This morning takes us further into the breath taking Norwegian nature. Crossing the splendid Hardanger Fjord, by travelling across Hardanger Bridge, one of the longest suspension, bridge spans in the world. On the other side of the bridge you will pass Nordheimsund and birch forests before arriving in Bergen, known as the capital of the fjords. An afternoon sightseeing tour will showcase this remarkable Hanseatic city, including the Bryggen area of old wooden houses, traditional Fish Market, St. Mary’s Church and Haakon’s Hall. The evening is at leisure for you to enjoy the city at your own pace.

Stay at: Clarion Collection Havnekontoret (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 6 Bergen - Hemsedal
Today, travel down the Naroy Valley to Gudvangen where you will embark on a ferry along the Naerofjord, one of the narrowest and most popular fjord journeys in Norway. Disembark in the stunning village of Flaam, you will experience the famous panoramic train ride Flaamsbana, before overnight in Hemsedal.

Stay at: Fyri Resort (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 7 Hemsedal - Oslo
Journey through Norway's stunning natural landscapes, our road trip passes diverse scenery and truly picturesque views of still waters reflecting the surrounding mountains. Upon arriving in Oslo, check in at the hotel and relax before taking a walking tour of the city that ends on the vibrant Aker Brygge area, which is a perfect spot for dinner and people-watching.

Stay at: Grand Hotel Oslo (5 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 8 Oslo
Start the morning sightseeing with your local guide who will share many beautiful spots of the city including the Opera House, Vigeland Park, City Hall, Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The remainder of the day is at leisure or you can join an Optional Excursion (pre-booked or on tour) to explore the Kontiki and Fram Museum, both dedicated to Norwegian maritime history and adventures.

Stay at: Grand Hotel Oslo (5 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 9 Oslo - Stockholm
After breakfast, we leave Oslo passing Norwegian and Swedish forests through the region of Varmland, the home of many legends. A lunch will be served in Karlstad located by the Lake Vanern. At late afternoon, we arrive at Stockholm then join the Tour Director for a walking tour of the Swedish capital. The evening is at leisure.

Stay at: The Sparrow Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 10 Stockholm
Stockholm is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, built on 14 islands and protected from the sea by the Stockholm archipelago. Your morning sightseeing tour takes you to the Old Town with its Royal Palace, the medieval Stockholm Cathedral and famous City Hall. Following the city tour, you may wish to join an Optional Excursion (pre-booked or on tour) to visit the VASA Museum, home to one of the world's largest warship and the pride of the mighty Swedish navy. The afternoon is at leisure to discover more of this magnificent city.

Stay at: The Sparrow Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 11 Stockholm - Helsinki
Following breakfast, you have morning at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to the pier by private coach to board one of the comfortable overnight ferries of the Tallink Silja Line, sailing along the Baltic Sea, bound for Helsinki.

Stay onboard: Tallink Silja Line ferry, Exterior cabin
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 12 - Helsinki
Arrival to Helsinki. Embark on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of the capital of Finland, also known as “The Daughter of the Baltic Sea”. The tour includes the Senate Square, the University and the Lutheran Cathedral. You will also see the colourful Market Square, Kaivopuisto Park, diplomatic residences, the imposing statue of Marshall Mannerheim, the Parliament Building, Finlandia Hall, the Orthodox Russian Church Uspenski and the Sibelius Monument. A visit is also made to Temppeliaukio Church – also called the “Rock Church” as it is carved into solid rock (the church reserves the right not to allow the entry of visitors in case of ceremonies). End of the tour at the hotel. The afternoon is at your leisure or why not join an Optional Excursion (pre-booked or on tour) to experience the timeless beauty and unique atmosphere of Porvoo, renowned for its well-preserved medieval Old Town.

Stay at: Hotel Haven (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13 - Helsinki - Tallinn - Helsinki
After breakfast, early morning transfer to the pier of Helsinki. Board the two hours cruise to Tallinn. Meet your local Tallinn guide for a city tour where you will discover the secrets of Tallinn's fairytale-like Old Town, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The walking part of the tour includes Toompea Hill, where you'll see the ancient Toompea Castle, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. the Cathedral of Saint Mary, also known as the Dome Church. Stop at one of the panoramic platforms to admire the wonderful view of the old centre's red roofs with the dark blue Tallinn Bay in the background. Continue to the lower part of the city, walking among beautiful historic buildings until we reach the Town Hall Square. Tallinn's Gothic-style Town Hall, built in the 15th century, is the oldest surviving town hall in the Baltic countries. Just a few steps away, you'll find the famous Town Hall Pharmacy, which has been operating in the same premises since early 15th century. After the tour you will enjoy lunch at a typical restaurant, before the transfer back to the pier and return ferry to Helsinki.On board the ferry you will have the opportunity to enjoy a light dinner of your preference. Upon arrival in Helsinki late evening transfer to your hotel.

Stay at: Hotel Haven (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Day 13 - Helsinki
Your tour concludes with a departure transfer for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation
  • 1 night aboard DFDS Seaways ferry (Exterior cabin)
  • 1 night aboard Tallink Silja Line ferry (Exterior cabin)
  • Services of an English speaking Tour Manager
  • Transport by private air-conditioned coach incl. complimentary Wi-Fi (day 4-9)
  • Group arrival and departure airport transfers (first and last day only)
  • Porterage at hotels and ferry terminals (excluding first and last day)
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 4 dinners

Ride the Flamsbana Railway
Guided city tours:

  • Copenhagen
  • Bergen
  • Oslo
  • Stockholm
  • Helsinki
  • Tallin