Magic Of The Fjords & Stockholm

ITINERARY

Overview:
“Experience the best of what Norway & Sweden have to offer: fjords, waterfalls, coastal and city culture, the unique Viking History, a glacier, mountains & majestic forests, and idyllic islands are among what you will find.

This type of tour is unique, we classify it as semi-independent. You will travel the region using railway, panoramic train route and ferries. There are no coaches included except for the sightseeing in Oslo, we therefore recommend you travel light and find your inner adventurer.

The tour only includes guiding in Oslo, Bergen & Stockholm. The rest of the time is at leisure to explore the region at your own pace. There will be an escort following the route of the tour from Bergen through Oslo until Stockholm, so do not worry about having vouchers for hotels or trains, these will be taken care of. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!”

Day 1 – Arrival To Norway
“Welcome to The Kingdom of Norway – a country with the most beautiful fjords on Earth.

Arrival in Bergen and transfer to the hotel by shuttle bus.

Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Bergen, Clarion Hotel Admiral or similar.”

Day 2 – Bergen
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Discover Bergen – the world heritage city. Bergen is the Gateway to the Fjords of Norway. As a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, the Bergen region has the ideal combination of nature, culture, and exciting urban life all year around.  At 10:00, meet your local guide at the reception of your hotel and enjoy a walking tour of the city of Bergen. Pass through the most emblematic places such as the Hanseatic Bryggen, with the church of Mary, the Hakon fortress and the famous fish market.  You can visit the Fløibanen Funicular, which will take you on the top of the Mountain Fløyen, for overall view of the city. To get a real taste of Norway, we would recommend choosing one of our optional activities: Bergen Food Tour (15:00, approx. 3 hrs.)

Overnight in Bergen, Clarion Hotel Admiral or similar.”

Day 3 – Bergen – Sognefjord
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Morning walk to the Bergen port where you will embark a cruise to Balestrand. Enjoy the views of Sognefjord, the King of Fjords. Departure from Bergen: 08:00 am (schedule subject to change). Arrival in Balestrand: 11:55 am.  Upon arrival in Balestrand – short walk from port to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner time will be advised by your escort. Overnight & dinner in Balestrand.

Kviknes Hotel, Dragsvik Hotel, Balestrand Hotel or similar.”

Day 4 – Sognefjord
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Day at leisure to explore the region on your own OR you can opt for a HALF DAY EXCURSION TO FJÆRLAND:  Round-trip Balestrand-Fjærland, including Bøyabreen,Supphellebreen and a visit to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. We sail through the beautiful Fjærland fjord with amazing views of the steep mountains, the green fjord itself and vibrant landscape. We arrive at Fjærland, where the glacier meets the fjord. Here we  wait for a shuttle bus which takes us to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. Enjoy Ivo Caprino’s panoramic film about Jostedalen Glacier and the fascinating exhibition.  The trip continues by coach to the two glaciers –Supphellebreen and Bøyabreen – before the coach takes us back to Fjærland. The full-day excursion concludes with a boat trip back to Hella/Balestrand.   Coach to the glaciers and museum entrance are included in the round-trip fare.   We recommend that you book this excursion when you book the tour, as we cannot guarantee availability if booked upon arrival in Norway.

Overnight & dinner in Balestrand.

Kviknes Hotel, Dragsvik Hotel, Balestrand Hotel, or similar.”

Day 5 – Balestrand To Oslo
“Breakfast in the hotel.

The continuation of your journey on the Sognefjord today stars with a cruise. Sognefjord – the King of Norway and the longest fjord in Norway. The initial part of the fjord, called Aurlandsfjord, is a 17-kilometer arm of the world’s second longest fjord, the Sognefjord (204 km). It is one of the most picturesque fjords in the world. Arrive in Flåm, where you will have some free time to discover this beautiful village.  Departure to Myrdal by train. Myrdal station is a mountain railway station and junction, located about 13 km from the village Flåm. Board the famous Flåmsbana – one of the steepest trainlines in the world. The train journey runs through fantastic nature, past the Rallar road, steep mountains, breath-taking waterfalls and no less than 20 tunnels. It offers so many viewpoints that many feel like travelling multiple times between the mountain and the fjord.

Schedule (*subject to change)
11:55 Cruise Balestrand – Flåm – arrival in Flåm at 13:25.
16:05 Panoramic train from Flåm – arrival in Myrdal at 17:02.
17:53 Bergen Railway train from Myrdal – arrival in Oslo at 22:27 or 23:00.

Overnight in Oslo.
Clarion the Hub, St. Olav Plass, or similar.”

Day 6 – Oslo
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Meet your local guide at the reception of the hotel and depart for 3 hrs city sightseeing of this vibrant capital city starting at 11:00am.   Guided tour of the city including the Frogner Park, with all sculptural Vigeland, the museum of Viking ships (entrance not included), showing three original Viking Age ships, the Royal Palace, City Hall, and Akershus Fortress.

Overnight in Oslo.
Clarion the Hub, St. Olav Plass, or similar.”

Day 7 – Oslo To Stockholm
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Departure to Stockholm by high-speed train. Arrival in Stockholm, a city surrounded by almost 25.000 small islands.   Rest of the day at leisure – walk along the streets and explore the city of the royal family, and the main Drottninggatan – Queen Street, with many shops, bars, and cafes.

Overnight in Stockholm.
Clarion Sign or similar.”

Day 8 – Stockholm
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Meet your tour leader and a local guide at the reception of your hotel and depart for 3 hrs city sightseeing Stockholm. Stockholm is generally referred to as Beauty on Water, or Venice of the North, which is understandable, as the city is built upon 14 islands. It is surrounded by Lake Mälaren, and by the Baltic Sea. City’s grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums reveal its 700 year-old history beautifully.   During your sightseeing tour you will visit the Gamla Stan (Old town), where you will be charmed by cobblestone streets, crooked but beautifully preserved buildings & The Royal Palace.

Overnight in Stockholm.
Clarion Sign or similar.”

Day 9 – Departure
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Our tour ends after breakfast. Depending on your flight details, you can still enjoy some last-minute shopping at Swedish design-ware shops, walk along the streets, admire gothic churches, and explore the city with many shops, bars, and cafes.   Transfers to the airport by using shuttle bus.   End of our services.

See you soon in Scandinavia, Iceland & The Baltics.”

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2023
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
May 28 - Jun 05 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Jun 11 - Jun 19 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Jun 25 - Jul 03 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Jul 09 - Jul 17 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Jul 23 - Jul 31 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Aug 06 - Aug 14 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Aug 20 - Aug 28 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
Sep 03 - Sep 11 CAD 2,995 CAD 4,395
2024
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
31 May - 08 June CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
14 June - 22 June CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
28 June - 06 July CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
12 July - 20 July CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
26 July - 03 Aug CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
09 Aug - 17 Aug CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
23 Aug - 31 Aug CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
06 Sep - 14 Sep CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
20 Sep - 28 Sep CAD 3,350 CAD 4,305
Options: Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Pre-Night in Bergen CAD 150 CAD 270
Post-Night in Stockholm CAD 140 CAD 250
Fjord and Glacier Tour to Fjaerland / Per Person CAD 225
Floibanen Funicular Return Ticket & Bergen Fish Market & Food Tasting / Per Person CAD 265
Accommodation:
Bergen
Clarion Hotel Admiral or similar
Balestrand
Kviknes Hotel, Dragsvik Hotel, Balestrand Hotel or similar
Oslo
Clarion the Hub, St. Olav Plass, or similar
Stockholm
Clarion Sign or similar

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusion:

  • 8 overnights in the mentioned hotels or similar, with breakfast (Day 1 – Day 8).
  • 2 dinners in a hotel in Balestrand (Day 3 & 4)
  • Cruise on the Sognefjord from Bergen to Balestrand (Day 3)
  • Cruise on the Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord from Balestrand to Flåm (Day 5)
  • Panoramic train from Flåm – Myrdal (Day 5)
  • Bergen Railway train from Myrdal to Oslo (Day5)
  • High-speed train from Oslo to Stockholm (Day 7)
  • English speaking escort (Day 1- Day 8)

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