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Luxury Small Group Journeys

Scandinavia: Stockholm, Copenhagen & Oslo 2017


10 Days from TBA

Limited to 18 guests

Journey across Scandinavia, experiencing three lively capital cities, tasting Norwegian dishes during a cooking class in Oslo, touring Sweden's oldest town and learning secrets of the Vikings and their mighty longships.

A&K Advantages

Visit three lively Scandinavian capitals and stay in iconic luxury hotels

Learn to prepare modern Norwegian dishes and savor the results during a cooking class at Oslo’s Mathallen Food Hall

Take a day trip to Sigtuna, Sweden’s oldest town, and tour the majestic Gothic cathedral of Uppsala

Speed in first-class comfort on the train from Stockholm to Copenhagen, across the five-mile-long Øresund Bridge

Behold the secret of Viking sea power, viewing the authentic, excavated Norse longships at the Viking Ship Museum

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1:
Arrive Stockholm, Sweden
DAY 2:
Stockholm | City Tour & Museum Visit
DAY 3:
Uppsala/Sigtuna | Towering Gothic Cathedral
DAY 4:
Stockholm/Copenhagen, Denmark | Danish Dining
DAY 5:
Copenhagen | Morning Canal Cruise
DAY 6:
Elsinore | Hamlet’s Haunted Home
DAY 7:
Copenhagen/Oslo, Norway | Ferry to Norway
DAY 8:
Oslo | Cooking Lesson & Viking Ship Museum
DAY 9:
Oslo | Munch Museum Private Tour
DAY 10:
Depart Oslo

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DAY 1:
Arrive Stockholm, Sweden

Arrive in Stockholm, capital of Sweden, where you are met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director for a briefing and reception followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Grand Hôtel
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Meals: Dinner
DAY 2:
Stockholm | City Tour & Museum Visit

This morning, set out on a tour of the city, which is built on 14 islands of an archipelago that extends into the Baltic Sea. Visit Gamla Stan (Old Town), walking its cobblestone streets past shops, museums and galleries as well as the Royal Palace. Explore the large island of Djurgarden and the neighborhood of Kungsholmen, where you enter the impressive Stockholm City Hall, world-renowned site of the annual Nobel Prize awards banquet. After lunch at a local restaurant, tour the Vasa Museum, dedicated to Sweden’s maritime history and home to the only preserved 17th-century ship in the world. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

Grand Hôtel
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 3:
Uppsala/Sigtuna | Towering Gothic Cathedral

Travel to Sigtuna, Sweden’s first town, to appreciate its charming wooden buildings and rune stones. Break for lunch, and then visit nearby Uppsala to tour its soaring Gothic cathedral — its spires stand nearly 400 feet tall. Inside, view the 14th-century murals depicting the legend of Saint Eric, the patron saint of Sweden.

Grand Hôtel
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4:
Stockholm/Copenhagen, Denmark | Danish Dining

After a leisurely morning, board the express train that whisks you to Copenhagen, crossing the Øresund Bridge, a five-mile-long engineering marvel that spans the strait between Sweden and Denmark. Check in to your hotel and savor a Danish dinner at a local restaurant.

Scandic Palace Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5:
Copenhagen | Morning Canal Cruise

Start your day with a city tour of Copenhagen, Denmark’s elegant capital. Cruise the canals to see the city from a different perspective. Spend your afternoon at leisure, with the included option to visit the Tivoli Gardens. This evening, enjoy dinner at a restaurant in the gardens.

Scandic Palace Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6:
Elsinore | Hamlet’s Haunted Home

Venture just outside the city to tour Fredericksborg Castle, a stunning example of Renaissance architecture. Proceed to the charming fishing village of Gilleleje for lunch. This afternoon, tour nearby Elsinore’s Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting of Shakespeare’s immortal Hamlet. Return to Copenhagen.

Scandic Palace Hotel
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7:
Copenhagen/Oslo, Norway | Ferry to Norway

Experience urban beekeeping on the roof of Copenhagen’s city hall, and then break for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, board an overnight ferry to Oslo, Norway, relaxing in Commodore Class and enjoying the many facilities of your vessel.

DFDS Ferry
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 8:
Oslo | Cooking Lesson & Viking Ship Museum

Awaken to the views of the Oslo Fjord as you sail into Norway’s cosmopolitan capital. After a hearty breakfast, disembark and visit the Mathallen Food Hall — a market filled with shops offering top locally produced foods — where you take part in a cooking class on modern Norwegian cuisine. Enjoy the lunch you helped prepare, and then visit the city with a local guide. Receive an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the stunning waterfront opera house, visit the Viking Ship Museum and also the nearby Kon-Tiki Museum, housing adventurer Thor Heyerdahl’s famous vessel.

Hotel Continental
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 9:
Oslo | Munch Museum Private Tour

This morning, enjoy a private guided tour of the Munch Museum — devoted to the art of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, who bequeathed all of his works to the city of Oslo. Then, spend your afternoon at leisure before gathering this evening for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel Continental
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 10:
Depart Oslo

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart for home or perhaps begin your post-tour extension.

Meals: Breakfast

Post-Tour Extension: Bergen & Norway's Fjords

Post-Tour Extension: Bergen & Norway

6 Days from $4,595

DAY 1-2:

Journey to Voss by high-speed rail, and then drive to Lofthus. The next day, explore by ferry. Visit a salmon farm and a fruit farm.

Ullensvang Hotel
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Meals: Dinner, Breakfast
DAY 3-4:

Ferry along the Nærøy fjord to Flåm. Board the famous Flåm railway. Connect to Bergen by rail. On Day 4, visit Bergen’s old fish market and commercial wharves. Ride a funicular up Mount Fløyen for incredible views over the fjordland and visit a traditional Norwegian stave church.

Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret
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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
DAY 5-6:

Cruise the fjords, taking in spectacular panoramas, and enjoy a farewell dinner in Bergen. On Day 6, transfer to the airport and depart.

Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret
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Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.

First group event: welcome briefing at 6:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 9.

Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.


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