Holiday Itinerary - Focus on Scandinavia

Day 1: Arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Danish capital. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers. (D)

Day 2: Copenhagen.

Enjoy a day at leisure in the capital of the oldest kingdom in the world. Besides many interesting landmarks
and architectural masterpieces, see some of the more famous sites on your orientation drive, including the legendary Little Mermaid statue. An optional tour of Zealand’s castles is also available. (B)

Day 3: Copenhagen-Odense-Frederikshavn.

After breakfast, start the journey northwards, enjoying the drive across the GREAT BELT BRIDGE, which will connect you to the fairytale island of Funen. Stop in Odense, Hans Christian Andersen’s hometown, and via the Little Belt waterway, head for Frederikshavn on the rural Jutland Peninsula. (B,D)

Day 4: Frederikshavn-Gothenburg, Sweden-Oslom Norway.

Take a pleasant FERRY ride from Frederikshavn across the strategic Kattegat to Gothenburg, Sweden’s thriving second-largest city and one of Europe’s major seaports. After an orientation drive, follow the inland route and cross into Norway. Evening arrival in Oslo. (B)

Day 5: Oslo-Telemark area.

Gustav Vigeland’s sculptures are among the highlights of the included Oslo sightseeing tour; also see the soaring CITY HALL, National Theatre, Broadcasting House, Parliament, and Akershus Castle. In the afternoon, drive through the Telemark region, where you spend the night. (B,D)

Day 6: Telemark area-Vemork-Bergen.

Take the scenic route for a visit to Vemork, where the heavy water plant was blown up by a commando unit of British and Norwegians known as the Heroes of Telemark. Visit the VEMORK MUSEUM, then proceed through the Telemark region with its lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. FERRY across the Hardangerfjord from Utne to Kvanndal. Continue to Bergen, Norway’s picture-perfect Hanseatic seaport. En route, a picture stop at Steindalsfossen Waterfall. (B)

Day 7: Bergen.

Built on seven hills with the fjords on one side and 1,000-foot Mount Fløyen on the other, Bergen was the home of composer Grieg. Spend the day exploring at leisure, or join the optional sightseeing excursion, which takes in the main sites, and also a panoramic view of the city from one of the surrounding hills. (B

Day 8: Bergen-Sognefjord cruise-Fagernes area.

More spectacular scenery as you drive towards the Sognefjord, where you embark for a breathtaking CRUISE on one of Norway’s mightiest fjords. On to the Fagernes area. (B,D)

Day 9: Fagernes area-Lillehammer-Karlstad, Sweden.

First to Lillehammer, the mountain resort that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics, then, a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Mjøsa. Continue towards Sweden through Värmland’s unspoiled wilderness of forest and lakes to Karlstad, located by Sweden’s largest lake, Lake Vänern. (B

Day 10: Karlstad-Mariefred-Stockholm.

Leave Karlstad and head east towards Stockholm via idyllic Mariefred. Here, view majestic Gripsholm Castle, built in an enchanting rural setting. On to the Swedish capital. Its beauty is due to its unique setting on 14 islands between Lake Mäleren and the Baltic Sea. (B)

Day 11: Stockholm.

This is perhaps the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals, because the crystalline waters that flow through its intersecting canals give a luminous appearance to palaces, castles, and parks. Your city sightseeing takes in all the highlights including CITY HALL. (B,D)

Day 12: Stockholm.

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Security cruise regulations require clients’ passport information at time of booking

Departure dates 2020 : Focus on Scandinavia (12 days) : 7% discount on all tours.

Cosmos brochure price in black from £1679

Travel 55 discount price in red from £1562

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 8088 351 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C

Tour 6910 starts in Copenhagen and ends in Stockholm. Departure dates and prices from.
Dates Prices from* Dates Prices from*
April 11 £1679
£1562
July 20 £1889
£1757
April 18 £1719
£1599
July 24 £1769
£1646
April 25 £1749
£1627
July 25, 27 £1779
£1655
May 2, 9, 16 £1779
£1655
July 31 £1769
£1646
June 5 £1769
£1646
August 1, 3 £1779
£1655
June 6 £1779
£1655
August 7 £1769
£1646
June 8 £1869
£1739
August 8 £1779
£1655
June 12 £1769
£1646
August 14 £1769
£1646
June 13 £1829
£1701
August 15 £1779
£1655
June 15 £1829
£1701
August 17 £1809
£1683
June 19 £1769
£1646
August 21 £1769
£1646
June 20 £1839
£1711
August 22 £1779
£1655
June 22 £1889
£1757
August 24 £1829
£1701
June 26 £1769
£1646
August 28 £1769
£1646
June 27, 29 £1839
£1711
August 29 £1779
£1655
July 3 £1769
£1646
September 4 £1769
£1646
July 4 £1969
£1832
September 5 £1779
£1655
July 6 £1839
£1711
September 11 £1769
£1646
July 10 £1769
£1646
September 12, 19 £1779
£1655
July 11 £1779
£1655
September 26 £1749
£1627
July 17 £1769
£1646
October 3 £1719
£1599
July 18 £1899
£1767
October 10 £1679
£1562

*Prices above do not include international air travel. To add flights and overseas transfers to your holiday, please call Cosmos. 

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy. Single room supplement from £388; Extra nights before and after your tour may be available, call Cosmos. Please see Cosmos Terms & Conditions  for further details. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

 

Cosmos Tours
Focus on Scandinavia

7% discount - 12 Days escorted tours

Discount prices start from only £1562

Vibrant cities, distinct cultures, and unspoiled landscapes … welcome on this Scandinavia affordable tour! You’ll visit the fascinating Nordic cities and scenic areas as well as some of its smaller and quaint towns.  Overnight in Copenhagen, Frederikshavn, Oslo, the Telemark area, Bergen, the Fagernes area, Karlstad, and Stockholm.

On this tour through Scandinavia, spend time in the major cities: Copenhagen, capital of Denmark; Oslo, capital of Norway; Bergen, Norway’s picturesque second-largest city; and Stockholm, Sweden’s beautiful capital.

To book this Focus on Scandinavia 12 day tour and receive your 7% discount call Cosmos direct on 0330 8088 351 and quote the Travel 55 code TR55C.

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 8088 351 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos brochure price. 

At a glance - Tour Highlights

  • COPENHAGEN Orientation
  • GREAT BELT BRIDGE
  • ODENSE Stop in Hans Christian Andersen’s hometown
  • FREDERIKSHAVN-GOTHENBURG Ferry crossing
  • GOTHENBURG Orientation drive
  • OSLO Guided city tour and Viking Ship Museum visit
  • VEMORK Visit the museum
  • STEINDALSFOSSEN Waterfall
  • SOGNEFJORD CRUISE
  • FAGERNES Visit
  • LILLEHAMMER, KARLSTAD & MARIEFRED Visit
  • STOCKHOLM Guided city tour

PROFESSIONAL TOUR DIRECTOR

TRANSPORTATION: Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; cruise on Sognefjord; ferry crossings Frederikshavn-Gothenburg and Utne-Kvanndal

HOTELS: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel and city taxes, required local taxes, porterage plus any mandatory service and resort fees.

  • COPENHAGEN Park Inn Airport (ST) or Scandic Sluseholmen (F)
  • FREDERIKSHAVN Jutlandia (ST)
  • OSLO Scandic Solli (F) or Scandic Sjolyst (ST)
  • TELEMARK AREA Straand Hotel (F) at Vradal
  • BERGEN Thon Bristol (ST) or Augustin (ST)
  • FAGERNES AREA Scandic Valdres (ST) at Fagernes or Radisson Blu (F) at Beitostolen
  • KARLSTAD Scandic (F)
  • STOCKHOLM Best Western Plus Sthlm (F) at Bromma

MEALS: Buffet breakfasts (B) daily; 5 dinners (D)

HEADSETS: throughout the tour

Stockholm

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