Early Bird Deal Insight Vacations | Spectacular Scandinavia & its Fjords (Summer 2020)

Revel in outstanding Scandinavian scenery as you cruise the glassy fjords and ride the Flåm Railway.

In the cities, soak up the seafaring history and lively cultural scene.


Tour Operator: Insight Vacations
  • What's Included

    • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
    • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
    • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
    • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
    • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
    • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
    • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
    • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.
  • Pricing

      • Start Date
      • End Date
      • Price
        (Twin)
      • 3 May 20
      • 17 May 20
      • $7,250

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,525 for this departure

      • 24 May 20
      • 7 Jun 20
      • $7,325
      • 31 May 20
      • 14 Jun 20
      • $7,350

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,615 for this departure

      • 7 Jun 20
      • 21 Jun 20
      • $7,350
      • 12 Jun 20
      • 26 Jun 20
      • $7,350

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,615 for this departure

      • 14 Jun 20
      • 28 Jun 20
      • $7,375
      • 21 Jun 20
      • 5 Jul 20
      • $7,375

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,638 for this departure

      • 26 Jun 20
      • 10 Jul 20
      • $7,375
      • 28 Jun 20
      • 12 Jul 20
      • $7,375

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,638 for this departure

      • 5 Jul 20
      • 19 Jul 20
      • $7,375

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,638 for this departure

      • 10 Jul 20
      • 24 Jul 20
      • $7,250

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,525 for this departure

      • 12 Jul 20
      • 26 Jul 20
      • $7,250

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,525 for this departure

      • 19 Jul 20
      • 2 Aug 20
      • $7,250

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,525 for this departure

      • 24 Jul 20
      • 7 Aug 20
      • $7,250
      • 26 Jul 20
      • 9 Aug 20
      • $7,250

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,525 for this departure

      • 2 Aug 20
      • 16 Aug 20
      • $7,250
      • 7 Aug 20
      • 21 Aug 20
      • $7,250

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,525 for this departure

      • 9 Aug 20
      • 23 Aug 20
      • $7,250
      • 16 Aug 20
      • 30 Aug 20
      • $7,325

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,593 for this departure

      • 21 Aug 20
      • 4 Sep 20
      • $7,295
      • 23 Aug 20
      • 6 Sep 20
      • $7,295
      • 30 Aug 20
      • 13 Sep 20
      • $7,195

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,476 for this departure

      • 6 Sep 20
      • 20 Sep 20
      • $7,195

      Book by 18 Dec 2019 and receive a early payment discount. Pay only $6,476 for this departure

    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Welcome to Copenhagen.

    On arrival at Copenhagen airport, your transfer will leave for your hotel at 09:00, 12:00 or 15:00. Then you will be at leisure to relax and settle in. At 17:30, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers and enjoy drinks and a wonderful Welcome Dinner.(Dinner with Wine)

     

    Day 2 - Wonderful Copenhagen.

    A Local Expert will reveal the charm of Denmark's capital. Meet Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid gazing wistfully across the harbour and see Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Government. Continue to Rosenborg Castle, Amalienborg Palace, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and Copenhagen Cathedral, where the Crown Prince of Denmark married Princess Mary. View the unusual Rundertaarn, a 17th century round tower and the oldest functioning Observatory in Europe. The afternoon is at your leisure to relax or continue exploring as you wish. Perhaps take an Optional Experience into the picturesque Danish countryside to see the castles of North Zealand? In the evening visit the glittering lights and enchanting atmosphere of the world-famous Tivoli Gardens.(Breakfast)

     

    Day 3 - Viking Roskilde.

    Travel to the ancient city of Roskilde, dating back to the Viking age and today home to a giant rock music event, the Roskilde Festival. Visit Roskilde Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the first Gothic cathedral in Scandinavia. On return to Copenhagen, you are at leisure.(Breakfast)

     

    Day 4 - Scenic farmlands of Sweden.

    Travel from Denmark to Sweden by crossing the incredible Øresund Bridge. Spanning 8 kilometres over the Flinte channel it’s the longest road and rail bridge in Europe. Pass through the artificial island of Peberholm and continue through the Skåne region, which gave its name to Scandinavia. Enjoy views of the patchwork of fertile farmlands as you journey along the shores of Vättern to the Swedish capital.(Breakfast)

     

    Day 5 - Stockholm, City of Islands.

    The charms of Sweden’s capital are best seen with your Local Expert. On Gamla Stan, start with the cathedral, the coronation palace of many Swedish kings and the Old Town, with some of the narrowest streets in the world and stroll through the courtyard of the Royal Palace. Visit the imposing City Hall to see its fabulous Gyllene salen, the Golden Hall, with its walls covered in 18 million gilded mosaic tiles, and the Blå hallen, the Blue Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquets are held. There's free time in the afternoon for you to explore at your own pace. Perhaps visit the fabulous Vasa Galleon, raised from Stockholm's harbour-bed in 1961 after sinking on its maiden voyage in 1628?(Breakfast)

     

    Day 6 - Sigtuna, Uppsala and Falun.

    Travel to Sigtuna on the shores of Lake Mälaren, it was once the Viking capital and now boasts Sweden’s smallest City Hall. Continue to the historic city of Uppsala, seat of Scandinavia’s oldest university and visit the lofty cathedral. Travel through rural Dalecarlia to Falun, an old historic mining town.(Breakfast / Dinner)

     

    Day 7 - Lillehammer.

    View the Great Pit, a vast crater caused by the enormous mine collapse that occurred in 1687. A scenic drive along the shores of Lake Siljan in the Dalarna region brings you to Nusnäs, home of the Dala horse. Meet the entertaining Olsson family who has passed the art of making wooden horses down through the generations and visit their workshop to witness a colourful wooden horse being made. Continue deep into the forested heart of Sweden to reach Sälen, Sweden’s largest alpine destination. It is known as the starting point for the world’s oldest and longest cross-country ski race, Vasaloppet, a 90 kilometre track that has been challenging skiers since 1922. Cross the border to Norway and pass Hamar with its Olympic ice skating rink known as the Viking Ship. Journey along the shores of Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake, to arrive at Lillehammer, home of the 1994 Winter Olympics.(Breakfast)

     

    Day 8 - Geiranger, Jewel of the Fjords.

    Journey northwest from Lillehammer, travelling through the countryside of 'Peer Gynt', immortalised by Ibsen. At Lom, visit the Norwegian stave church dating back to 1158. Continue along winding roads that pass waterfalls, rivers, ice fields, lakes and snow-capped peaks. For the next two nights you will stay in the scenic village of Geiranger, overlooking fjords and soaring mountains.(Breakfast / Dinner)

     

    Day 9 - Geiranger at Leisure.

    Enjoy a relaxed start and a day reserved for your leisure amongst the most breathtaking scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps join an Optional Experience for an incredible scenic drive along the amazing Troll's Road? The road itself was a masterpiece of engineering when it was built over 70 years ago and the spectacular views will leave you speechless.(Breakfast / Dinner)

     

    Day 10 - Fjærland and Fjordland.

    After a relaxed morning, take a scenic cruise through the Geirangerfjord. Your travels continue to the Bøya Glacier for a photo-stop. Visit the nearby Fjærland Glacier Museum to gain a deeper understanding of your surroundings and their past, present and future. Take a fascinating journey through time from the creation of the earth, to the last ice age and ahead to the year 2100. Then enjoy a scenic drive onto your hotel in Leikanger. Delight in a dinner of fresh and locally sourced produce.(Breakfast / Dinner)

     

    Day 11 - The Flåm Railway to Bergen.

    Cross the serene waters of magnificent Sognefjord, the longest fjord in Norway. Then embark on a spectacular scenic journey on the Flåm Railway, ascending from sea level to 914 metres. Visit a family-run farm on the Hardangerfjord to hear how eight generations have farmed the land, producing fruit, berries and various jams, jellies, traditional spreads, cake and other delicious treats. Sample their fresh apple juice and homemade cider and enjoy a walk through the orchard. Travel on to your hotel in the historic port of Bergen.(Breakfast / Dinner)

     

    Day 12 - The Hanseatic port of Bergen.

    A Local Expert introduces you to Bergen. The ancient Hanseatic port city still largely looks to the sea for its living, as evidenced by the picturesque and lively Fish Market, set in a charming location in the heart of the city. The market also has stalls selling a colourful variety of fruits, vegetables, flowers, handicrafts and souvenirs. After seeing the 13th century Haakon’s Hall, there will be time to explore all that this exciting town has to offer. Perhaps you might like to visit the home of composer Edvard Grieg, before ascend Mount Fløyen by the only funicular in Scandinavia? In the evening, enjoy a Farm-to-Table meal at a local restaurant.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

     

    Day 13 - Mountains and Fjords to Oslo.

    Pass scenic mountains and travel through some of Norway's ski-resorts as you cross the Hardanger Plateau, Europe's greatest mountain plateau and the largest national park in the Nordic countries, to reach Oslo.(Breakfast)

     

    Day 14 - Cosmopolitan Oslo.

    With your Local Expert, see the Royal Palace and the spires and ramparts of Akershus Castle, the 14th century fortress guarding the harbour. At Frogner Park, view the intriguing Vigeland sculptures, before enjoying a highlight visit to the Viking Ship Museum to see 9th century ships that carried Viking nobles to the afterlife. In the evening, round off your Scandinavian adventure with a Celebration Dinner at a local restaurant. Over a glass of wine, toast to your travels with your newfound friends.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

     

    Day 15 - Out of Oslo.

    Departure transfers arrive at Oslo airport at 07:15 and 10:15.(Breakfast)

     

    Spectacular Scandinavia & its Fjords - Summer 2020
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Food fund and airfares may be additional. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
HLO Ref# 14499
logo splash

Get your
points balance

Earn & spend Fly Buys points with helloworld Travel
=
points decoration
Your Fly Buys points
dolloar decoartion
Your dollars