All Scandinavian Capitals

  • Day 1. Helsinki
  • Day 2. Helsinki - Stockholm
  • Day 3. Stockholm
  • Day 4. Stockholm
  • Day 5. Stockholm - Oslo
  • Day 6. Oslo - Copenhagen
  • Day 7. Copenhagen
  • Day 8. Copenhagen
8 days/
7 nights
4
countries
15
objects
travel type
Cultural
During this 8 days journey you will travel through four Scandinavian countries and see what their capitals can offer:
  • Helsinki – the Finish capital is built on the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and differs the most from other Scandinavian capitals.
  • Elegant Stockholm also known as the “Scandinavian capital” housing some outstanding museums – the Vasa ship and Scansten museums;
  • Oslo, the capital of one of the wealthiest countries in the world and a home for Vigeland’s sculpture Park and the Viking Ship Museum;
  • Green and hipster Copenhagen with colourful port area where H. C. Andersen lived, magnificent Royal Palace and Tivoli, the world’s oldest amusement part.
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Day 1, Helsinki

Arrival in Helsinki and transfer from airport to your hotel.

Free time to explore the city. Helsinki is a modern European cultural city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. Surrounded by the sea and its own archipelago, Helsinki offers visitors an endless number of possibilities.

 

Overnight: Helsinki

Arrival in Helsinki and transfer from airport to your hotel.

Free time to explore the city. Helsinki is a modern European cultural city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. Surrounded by the sea and its own archipelago, Helsinki offers visitors an endless number of possibilities.

 

Overnight: Helsinki

Day 2, Helsinki – Suomenlinna Fortress – Stockholm

Highlights: Helsinki city tour, Suomenlinna Fortress, cruise to Stockholm

 

Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and it is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. Helsinki sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, market square, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in the-Rock.
Afternoon visit at Suomenlinna Fortress, built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden on a group of islands located at the entrance of Helsinki’s harbour. This fortress is an especially interesting example of European military architecture of the time.

In the late afternoon you will take a cruise to Stockholm (400km, 17 h.)

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: on board of the ferry to Stockholm

Highlights: Helsinki city tour, Suomenlinna Fortress, cruise to Stockholm

 

Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and it is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. Helsinki sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, market square, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in the-Rock.
Afternoon visit at Suomenlinna Fortress, built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden on a group of islands located at the entrance of Helsinki’s harbour. This fortress is an especially interesting example of European military architecture of the time.

In the late afternoon you will take a cruise to Stockholm (400km, 17 h.)

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: on board of the ferry to Stockholm

Day 3, Stockholm

Highlights: Stockholm city tour

 

Upon arrival you will have Stockholm city tour. Stockholm – the beauty on the water – protected from the sea by Skargarden, the Stockholm archipelago. During the excursion you will walk through the Old Town, where you will pass narrow streets and alleys of the medieval part of the city. The excursion continues through the central parts of the modern Stockholm – City Hall where annual banquet held after Nobel Prize award ceremony.

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: Stockholm

Highlights: Stockholm city tour

 

Upon arrival you will have Stockholm city tour. Stockholm – the beauty on the water – protected from the sea by Skargarden, the Stockholm archipelago. During the excursion you will walk through the Old Town, where you will pass narrow streets and alleys of the medieval part of the city. The excursion continues through the central parts of the modern Stockholm – City Hall where annual banquet held after Nobel Prize award ceremony.

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: Stockholm

Day 4, Stockholm

Highlights: Stockholm city tour, Vasa museum, Skansten museum

 

Acquaintance of the Stockholm continues with visits to main museums – Vasa and Skansten museums. Vasa is the Scandinavia’s most visited attraction. In the large ship hall stands the warship Vasa – the only remaining, intact 17th century ship in the world. The lower rig of it has been rebuilt, complete with masts, stays and shrouds.
Continue to Skansen, the world’s largest outdoor museum. It is a Swedish town looked like in the mid-19th century. Second part of museum includes visit of the Zoo with Nordic wild animals like the brown bear, elk and lynx.

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: Stockholm

Highlights: Stockholm city tour, Vasa museum, Skansten museum

 

Acquaintance of the Stockholm continues with visits to main museums – Vasa and Skansten museums. Vasa is the Scandinavia’s most visited attraction. In the large ship hall stands the warship Vasa – the only remaining, intact 17th century ship in the world. The lower rig of it has been rebuilt, complete with masts, stays and shrouds.
Continue to Skansen, the world’s largest outdoor museum. It is a Swedish town looked like in the mid-19th century. Second part of museum includes visit of the Zoo with Nordic wild animals like the brown bear, elk and lynx.

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: Stockholm

Day 5, Stockholm – Oslo

Highlights: Örebro Castle

 

Morning departure to Oslo (530km, 6-7 h). The route passes areas with typical Scandinavian scenery and thick forests, which will evoke the atmosphere of the fairy-tales of Trolls, lakes, as well as agricultural areas.
Stop to visit at Örebro Castle, a medieval castle fortification, standing in the centre of modern Örebro town, surrounded by a moat. Built for defence and once was used as prison, during the Vasa era it was rebuilt as a magnificent, royal castle.

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: Oslo

Highlights: Örebro Castle

 

Morning departure to Oslo (530km, 6-7 h). The route passes areas with typical Scandinavian scenery and thick forests, which will evoke the atmosphere of the fairy-tales of Trolls, lakes, as well as agricultural areas.
Stop to visit at Örebro Castle, a medieval castle fortification, standing in the centre of modern Örebro town, surrounded by a moat. Built for defence and once was used as prison, during the Vasa era it was rebuilt as a magnificent, royal castle.

 

Meals: B+L
Overnight: Oslo

Day 6, Oslo – Copenhagen

Highlights: Oslo city tour, Vigeland’s Park, Viking Ship Museum, cruise to Denmark

 

City sightseeing tour in the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. You will see all of the main attractions, such as the Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Akershus fortress, admire a magnificent view of the Oslo Fjord from Holmenkollen Hill for a birds-eye view of the city and fjord far below.
Afternoon tour continues with visits of two famous Oslo attractions:
The Viking Ship Museum displays the world’s two best-preserved wooden Viking vessels as well as other finds from Viking tombs dated 9th century.
The Vigeland’s Park is a unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland’s lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron, who also designed the architectural layout of the park.
In the afternoon you take a cruise to Copenhagen (500km, 17 h.).

 

Meals: B + L
Overnight: on board of the ferry to Copenhagen

Highlights: Oslo city tour, Vigeland’s Park, Viking Ship Museum, cruise to Denmark

 

City sightseeing tour in the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. You will see all of the main attractions, such as the Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Akershus fortress, admire a magnificent view of the Oslo Fjord from Holmenkollen Hill for a birds-eye view of the city and fjord far below.
Afternoon tour continues with visits of two famous Oslo attractions:
The Viking Ship Museum displays the world’s two best-preserved wooden Viking vessels as well as other finds from Viking tombs dated 9th century.
The Vigeland’s Park is a unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland’s lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron, who also designed the architectural layout of the park.
In the afternoon you take a cruise to Copenhagen (500km, 17 h.).

 

Meals: B + L
Overnight: on board of the ferry to Copenhagen

Day 8, Copenhagen

Highlights: Copenhagen City Tour

 

Upon arrival and check-in at the hotel you will have Copenhagen city tour to see the main highlights of the city including Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament, the Old Stock Exchange, Royal Theatre, Tivoli Gardens, the colourful harbor district of Nyhavn and Amalienborg Palace – Winter residence of the Royal Family to see the changing of the Guard and followed by a stop by world-famous Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen’s fairytale.
Free afternoon to explore Copenhagen on your own.

 

Meals: B + L
Overnight: Copenhagen

Highlights: Copenhagen City Tour

 

Upon arrival and check-in at the hotel you will have Copenhagen city tour to see the main highlights of the city including Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament, the Old Stock Exchange, Royal Theatre, Tivoli Gardens, the colourful harbor district of Nyhavn and Amalienborg Palace – Winter residence of the Royal Family to see the changing of the Guard and followed by a stop by world-famous Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen’s fairytale.
Free afternoon to explore Copenhagen on your own.

 

Meals: B + L
Overnight: Copenhagen

Day 8, Copenhagen

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport. Departure.

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport. Departure.

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