About This Trip

Travel from Stockholm through Sweden’s countryside to the Dalarna Region. In Norway, visit Oslo, see the fantastic fjord country and end in historic Bergen on this exciting escorted tour.

Visit Stockholm, Uppsala, Sundborn, Tällberg, Nusnäs, Oslo, Flåm and Bergen

Tour highlights: City sightseeing in Bergen, Oslo and Stockholm, Flåm Railway, Aurlandfjord and Nærøyfjord cruise, Borgund Stave Church, Dala Horse Center in Nusnäs, Carl Larsson’s home in Sundborn, Uppsala Cathedral, Vasa Ship Museum and Stockholm City Hall

This tour is not yet confirmed. Pricing and itinerary will be confirmed later in 2019. To reserve your space on this tour, please complete the early registration form and submit your fully refundable $400 deposit. Once group air space is confirmed (approximately 8 months prior to your departure) and the 2020 trip is finalized and priced, we will send you our sign-up packet including a letter, the tour itinerary, terms and conditions, group travel insurance information, and a pamphlet outlining helpful hints for travel to Scandinavia. You will be asked to confirm your tour registration. You will then have two weeks to cancel; should you cancel, you will receive a full refund of your trip deposit.

Please note: upon acceptance of the confirmed itinerary and price, your deposit of $400 per person becomes non-refundable.

Dates & Prices

  • Jul 9 2020 to Jul 18 2020
  • Price with air/taxes/fuel from: TBD Price includes airfare from Mpls/St. Paul 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. Inquire about airfare from your home city.
  • Land Only from: TBD Services begin in Stockholm and end in Bergen.
  • Single Room Supplement: TBD

Tour Information

Tour/Price Includes

  • Roundtrip airfare from Mpls / St. Paul, including taxes, fees & fuel surcharge
  • 8 nights accommodations, double occupancy, with private facilities
  • Daily breakfasts [B] and 6 dinners [D]
  • 1st-class touring coach, train & ferries per itinerary
  • City sightseeing in Bergen, Oslo and Stockholm
  • Entrance fees to all sites including: Troldhaugen, Borgund Stave Church, Viking Ship Museum, Dala Horse Center, Carl Larsson Farm, Uppsala Cathedral, Vasa Ship Museum and Stockholm City Hall
  • Luggage handling at hotels for 1 suitcase (subject to availability)
  • Tour Director for Days 2 – 10

Disclaimer

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

Tour Map

Taste of Norway & Sweden Map

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: THURSDAY, JULY 9 Mpls/St. Paul – Stockholm

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: FRIDAY, JULY 10 Stockholm

Arrive at Arlanda Airport Stockholm. Transfer to hotel in city center. Balance of day free to relax and adjust to time change. Welcome dinner and overnight at the Clarion Hotel Sign.

[D]
DAY 3: SATURDAY, JULY 11 Stockholm

Morning sightseeing tour of the Swedish capital includes City Hall, site of the annual Nobel Prize banquet; and the Vasa Ship Museum, home of the 17th century warship which sank on her maiden voyage. Afternoon free to explore Stockholm including Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow streets and old merchants’ houses. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
DAY 4: SUNDAY, JULY 12 Stockholm – Tällberg

Depart Stockholm for Dalarna, which epitomizes all things Swedish. Visit the old university town of Uppsala for a tour of the inspiring Uppsala Cathedral. Continue to Sundborn, the home of Carl Larsson, one of Sweden’s most beloved artists. Dinner and overnight at Quality Spa & Resort Dalecarlia.

[B][D]
DAY 5: MONDAY, JULY 13 Tällberg – Oslo

At Nusnäs, tour the center for the production of the traditional Dala wooden horses, the symbol of Sweden. Travel through Malung known for its leather industry. Drive to the province of Värmland with its lakes and forests. There are many artists, writers and poets who have found inspiration in this region. Proceed to Oslo. Overnight at the Grand Hotel. Dinner on own.

[B]
DAY 6: TUESDAY, JULY 14 Oslo

Sightseeing includes a tour of Vigeland Park and the Viking Ship Museum. Balance of day free to explore Norway’s capital city. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
DAY 7: WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 Oslo – Flåm

Scenic drive through the beautiful Valdres Valley. Tour Borgund Stave Church, one of the best preserved of the remaining stave churches. Drive the Snow Road to Stegastein Viewpoint for a spectacular view of Norway’s fjord country. Proceed to Flåm for dinner and overnight at the Flåmsbrygga Hotel.

[B][D]
DAY 8: THURSDAY, JULY 16 Flåm – Bergen

Morning cruise of the Aurlandfjord and Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. Return by motorcoach to Flåm. Board the Flåm Railway, ranked as one of the top 20 train rides in the world. Within 13 miles, ascend 2800 feet to Myrdal. Change to the famous Oslo/Bergen Railway and continue by train to Voss. Meet the motorcoach and drive to Bergen. Dinner on own. Overnight at Clarion Admiral Hotel in Bergen’s city center.

[B]
DAY 9: FRIDAY, JULY 17 Bergen

Morning sightseeing tour of Norway’s second largest city includes a walk through the historic Hanseatic Wharf (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and a visit to Troldhaugen, home of Norway’s internationally-known composer, the late Edvard Grieg. Afternoon free to visit the famous Fish Market or ride the funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen for a magnificent view of Bergen. Farewell dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

[B][D]
DAY 10: SATURDAY, JULY 18 Bergen – Depart

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

[B]

Pre-Tour Extensions

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Copenhagen - Stockholm Extension

    Travel from royal Copenhagen to charming Stockholm by train on this three day adventure!

    Itinerary can be reversed (Stockholm to Copenhagen).

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Helsinki - Stockholm Extension

    Begin your visit to Scandinavia in the Finnish capital of Helsinki! Travel to Stockholm on a relaxing overnight cruise and enjoy the views from your outside cabin as you sail into Stockholm the next morning.

  • 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.

Post-Tour Extensions

  • Pre & Post Tour Extensions

    Bergen - Trondheim Extension

    Explore historic Bergen, the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund, the Jazz Festival town of Molde and the spectacular Geirangerfjord. End your journey with an optional tour of Trondheim including the magnificent Nidaros Cathedral.

  • 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 (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.