Arrive Stockholm, Sweden
Arrive in Stockholm, capital of Sweden, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director for a briefing and reception followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Stockholm | City Tour & Museum Visit
Today, tour the city, built on a 14-island archipelago. Visit Gamla Stan (Old Town), walking its cobblestone streets past shops, museums and galleries as well as the Royal Palace. Explore the island of Djurgarden and the neighborhood of Kungsholmen, where you enter the Stockholm City Hall, site of the Nobel Prize awards banquet. Then, tour the Vasa Museum, home to the only preserved 17th-century ship in the world. After lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Uppsala & Sigtuna | Towering Gothic Cathedral
Travel to Uppsala to tour its soaring Gothic cathedral. Inside, view the 14th-century murals depicting the legend of Saint Eric, patron saint of Sweden. After lunch, proceed to Sigtuna, Sweden’s first town, to appreciate its charming wooden buildings and cryptic rune stones.
Copenhagen, Denmark | Danish Dining
After a leisurely morning, board the express train that whisks you to Copenhagen, crossing the Oresund 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.
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 unique 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.
Elsinore | Hamlet’s Haunted Home
Tour Fredericksborg Castle, a stunning example of Renaissance architecture. Proceed to the charming fishing village of Gilleleje for lunch. Afterward, tour nearby Elsinore’s Kronborg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Return to Copenhagen.
Copenhagen | Exclusive Beekeeping Experience
On an experience exclusively for A&K guests, learn how urban beekeeping benefits Copenhagen when you visit the city’s non-profit cooperative bee association. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before boarding an overnight ferry to Oslo, Norway. Relax in Commodore Class and enjoy the vessel’s many facilities.
Oslo, Norway | Cooking Lesson & Viking Ships
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 and visit the Viking Ship Museum, with its restored medieval longships as well as the Kon-Tiki Museum, housing adventurer Thor Heyerdahl’s famous expedition vessel.
Oslo | Design Your Day
This morning, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.
Kayak to Nearby Islands & Beaches, enjoying sea views of the city, paddling with ease amid the natural surroundings.
Combine Art Appreciation with Active Exploration on a walk through the landscapes of Ekeberg Sculpture Park.
Walk Oslo’s Old Town with a Local Guide, learning about historic sites throughout one of the city’s oldest boroughs.
Spend your afternoon at leisure. This evening, gather for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart for home or begin your post-tour extension.
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