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. Meals  included: Dinner

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. Meals included: Breakfast

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, drive through the rural Jutland Peninsula to Frederikshavn. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

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. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: Oslo-Telemark Area.

Gustav Vigeland’s sculptures, an evocative tribute to humankind in all its complexity, are among the highlights of the included Oslo sightseeing tour; also see the National Theater, Broadcasting House, Parliament, and Akershus Castle. In the afternoon, drive through the Telemark region, where you’ll spend the night. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

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 travel along lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. Ferry across the Hardangerfjord from Utne to Kvanndal and continue to Bergen, Norway’s picture-perfect Hanseatic seaport. En route, picture stop at Steindalsfossen Waterfall. Meals included: Breakfast

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 Edvard Grieg. Spend the day exploring at leisure, or consider joining one of our optional excursions to discover the history, traditions, and breathtaking views of this beautiful port city. Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8: Bergen-Sognefjord cruise-Fagernes Area.

More spectacular scenery as you drive towards the Sognefjord, to embark on a breathtaking cruise of one of Norway’s mightiest fjords, the Nærøyfjord. On to the Fagernes area. . Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

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. Meals included: Breakfast

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. Meals included: Breakfast

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 the City Hall. Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12: Stockholm.

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

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

Departure dates 2022 Focus on Scandinavia : 7% discount on all tours.

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers

Cosmos brochure price in black from £1789

Travel 55 discount price in red from £1664

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 0588 237 and quote code TRAVEL55

Tour 6910 starts in Copenhagen and ends in Stockholm. Prices shown exclude flights and transfers
Dates 2022
Prices from Dates 2022
Prices from
April 9
£1789
£1664
June 18, 25
£1979
£1841
April 16 £1849
£1720
July 9, 23 £1919
£1785
April 23 (small group) £2089
£1943
August 6 £1919
£1785
April 30 £1919
£1785
August 7 (small group)
£2129
£1980
May 7, 21 (small group) £2129
£1980
September 3, 10, 17 £1919
£1785
May 28
£1899
£1767
September 24 £1879
£1748
June 4 (small group) £2129
£1980
October 1
£1849
£1720

June 11
£1899
£1767
October 8 (small group)
£2009
£1879

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. 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.

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Focus on Scandinavia

7% discount - 12 Days escorted tours

2022 discount prices from only £1664

Vibrant cities, distinct cultures, and unspoiled landscapes welcome you 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. This spectacular Scandinavian tour features breathtaking scenery in Norway—known for its stunning fjords—with their steep and majestic mountains and picturesque villages dotting the landscape. A highlight of this tour is a cruise on the Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord.

Take a ferry across the Hardangerfjord and travel through Norway’s Telemark region with its lakes, winding valleys, and rugged gorges backed by towering mountains. Stop for photos at Steinsdalsfoss Waterfall, where visitors can walk behind the cascading waterfall without getting wet. Enjoy a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Mjøsa. In Sweden, drive through the scenic Värmland, home to 10,000 lakes dotting the forested landscape. In Denmark, drive across the Great Belt Bridge, one of the world’s longest bridges, and take a ferry from Denmark to Sweden.

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. You’ll enjoy an orientation drive of Copenhagen and guided sightseeing excursions of Oslo and Stockholm. Visit Lillehammer, site of the 1994 Winter Olympics, and take time for a photo stop at Sweden’s Gripsholm Castle, a fairytale castle built in 1537 and set in an enchanting rural setting on the way to Stockholm.

From the fascinating cities and small towns to the breathtaking landscapes, this value-minded Scandinavia tour has it all!

This scenic 12 day Focus on Scandinavia tour comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos call 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos 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: Scandic Sluseholmen. First-Class
  • FREDERIKSHAVN: Scandic The Reef. Superior Tourist-Class
  • OSLO: Scandic Helsfyr. Superior Tourist-Class
  • TELEMARK AREA: Straand Hotel. Superior Tourist-Class
  • BERGEN: Thon Hotel Orion. Superior Tourist-Class
  • FAGERNES AREA: Scandic Valdres. Moderate First-Class
  • KARLSTAD: Scandic Winn Karlstad City. First-Class
  • STOCKHOLM: Best Western Sthlm. First-Class

HEADSETS: throughout the tour.

Meals: Breakfast 11. Dinner 5

Stockholm

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