About This Trip

This 14-day tour features the breathtaking fjords of Norway, an overnight cruise from Oslo to Copenhagen and a visit to Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal.

Visit Bergen, Flåm, Voss, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal and Stockholm

Tour highlights: City sightseeing in Bergen, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Stockholm, Norway in a Nutshell experience, overnight cruise from Oslo to Copenhagen, visit Sweden’s Kingdom of Crystal, Frederiksborg Castle, Vasa Ship Museum

Dates & Prices

  • Guaranteed Departure:
    Jul 6 2019 to Jul 19 2019
  • Price with air/taxes/fuel from: $5795 Price includes airfare from Mpls/St. Paul or Chicago plus taxes/fees and fuel surcharge. Unless paid in full, fuel and all taxes are subject to change and will be re-assessed in your statement prior to final payment. Air available from other cities.
  • Land Only from: $4890 Services begin in Bergen and end in Stockholm
  • Single Room Supplement: $1195

Tour Information

Tour/Price Includes

  • Roundtrip airfare from Mpls / St. Paul or Chicago, including taxes, fees & fuel surcharge
  • 11 nights accommodations, double occupancy, with private facilities
  • Overnight ferry, 2 berth outside commodore cabin
  • Daily breakfasts [B] and 7 dinners [D]
  • 1st-class touring coach, train & ferries per itinerary
  • City sightseeing in Bergen, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg and Stockholm
  • Entrance fees to all sites including: Troldhaugen, Borgund Stave Church, Viking Ship Museum, Frederiksborg Castle, Swedish Emigrant Institute, Stockholm City Hall and Vasa Ship Museum
  • Luggage handling at hotels for 1 suitcase (subject to availability)
  • Tour Director for Days 2 – 14

Disclaimer

Please read Brekke's Terms and Conditions for this tour carefully before registering.

Tour Map

Captivating Scandinavia Map

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Saturday, July 6 Mpls/St. Paul / Chicago―Bergen

Depart the USA on your transatlantic flight. To request alternate dates or for estimated airfare supplements from other US cities, please note on application.

Day 2: Sunday, July 7 Bergen

Arrive at Flesland Airport Bergen. Transfer to hotel in city center. Balance of day free to relax and adjust to time change. Welcome dinner and overnight at Clarion Admiral Hotel.

[D]
Day 3: Monday, July 8 Bergen

Morning sightseeing tour includes a visit to Troldhaugen, home of Norway’s internationally-known composer, the late Edvard Grieg. Tour concludes with a guided walk through the historic Hanseatic Wharf. Balance of day free. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
Day 4: Tuesday, July 9 Bergen―Flåm―Voss

Drive to Voss. Board the famous Oslo/Bergen Railway and proceed to Myrdal. Change to the renowned Flåm Railway and descend 2800 feet within 13 miles to Flåm. Cruise the Aurlandfjord and Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. Return by motorcoach to Voss for dinner and overnight at Fleischer's Hotel.

[B][D]
Day 5: Wednesday, July 10 Voss―Oslo

Drive to Borgund Stave Church, one of the best preserved of the remaining stave churches. Continue through lush Valdres Valley to Oslo. Dinner. Overnight at the classic Grand Hotel.

[B][D]
Day 6: Thursday, July 11 Oslo

Morning sightseeing includes a tour of Vigeland Park and the Viking Ship Museum. Balance of day free. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
Day 7: Friday, July 12 Oslo―Copenhagen

Day free in Oslo. Afternoon transfer to quay for overnight cruise to Copenhagen departing at 4:30pm. Dinner on board. Overnight in outside Commodore Class cabin.

[B][D]
Day 8: Saturday, July 13 Copenhagen

Breakfast on board. Arrive in Copenhagen at 9:45am. Upon arrival, enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Copenhagen featuring the famous statue, the Little Mermaid. Time to browse the world’s longest shopping street, Strøget. Dinner on own. Overnight at Comfort Hotel Vesterbro.

[B]
Day 9: Sunday, July 14 Copenhagen―Växjö

Drive to Hillerød. Tour Frederiksborg Castle, built over three islands housing priceless treasures such as furniture and tapestries. Ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg, Sweden. Continue to Kosta Boda, one of the world’s leading brands of glassware and art glass. Enjoy a "hyttsill dinner," a time-honored tradition including traditional food and music. Proceed to Växjö for overnight at Elite Stadshotellet Växjö.

[B][D]
Day 10: Monday, July 15 Växjö―Gothenburg

Morning visit to the Swedish Emigrant Institute, an internationally known research center and museum on Swedish migration. Continue to Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city. Dinner on own. Overnight at Elite Park Avenue Hotel in Gothenburg.

[B]
Day 11: Tuesday, July 16 Gothenburg

Learn about the history of the city on a cruise through the canals, under 20 bridges and into the bustling harbor. Balance of day free to visit the Volvo Museum, the Fish Church, or the Gothenburg Museum of Art featuring works by significant Nordic and international artists. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
Day 12: Wednesday, July 17 Gothenburg―Stockholm

Drive through the Swedish countryside to Stockholm, beautifully positioned on 14 islands. Dinner. Overnight at the Clarion Hotel Sign.

[B][D]
Day 13: Thursday, July 18 Stockholm

Morning sightseeing tour of the Swedish capital of Stockholm includes a tour of City Hall and the Vasa Ship Museum. Afternoon free to explore or relax. Farewell dinner. Overnight at hotel.

[B][D]
Day 14: Friday, July 19 Stockholm―Depart

Tour ends following breakfast. Transfer to Stockholm Arlanda Airport for return flight. Longer stays may be requested upon registration or a minimum charge of $150.

[B]

Pre-Tour Extensions

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Faroe Islands Extension

    The Faroes are an experience in themselves. The islands are home to unique natural environments, a rich history, and unparalleled scenery. It is an unspoiled bucket list destination for food, photography, hiking, adventure, and culture.

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Reykjavik Extension (USA to Europe)

    Enjoy a 3-day independent extension in Iceland's vibrant capital city. Package includes a full-day Golden Circle Tour and a city tour of Reykjavik.

    Additional sightseeing tours on request.

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Stavanger - Bergen Extension

    Enjoy two nights in Stavanger, a cruise on the Lysefjord and a cruise to Bergen for the start of your escorted tour.

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Trondheim - Bergen Extension

    Explore Trondheim, home of the magnificent Nidaros Cathedral before traveling south along the Norwegian coastline to the Jazz Festival town of Molde, the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund and finally, historic Bergen.

Post-Tour Extensions

  • Independent Tours

    7-Day St. Petersburg and Tallinn Cruise (Roundtrip from Stockholm)

    Experience St. Petersburg and Tallinn without a Russian Visa on this 7-day independent cruisetour!

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Reykjavik Extension (Europe to USA)

    Explore the Land of Fire & Ice on this 3-day extension to Iceland! Visit the main attractions in Reykjavik and spend the day in the Icelandic countryside on the famous "Golden Circle" tour.

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Stockholm - Helsinki Extension

    Travel from Stockholm to the Finnish capital of Helsinki via an overnight cruise from Stockholm. Upon arrival, enjoy time to sightsee and explore from your city-center accommodations.

    Itinerary can be reversed (Helsinki to Stockholm)