Scandinavian Capitals by Train
11 nights / 12 days – (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland) Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki
Day 01: Arrival in Copenhagen
Arrival in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. In this charming city one thousand years of history awaits you in the medieval streets; the same streets walked on by every generation of the world’s oldest royal family, the same streets and canals which have inspired artists for centuries and been home and workplace to meticulous craftsmen and famous designers.
Accommodation in Copenhagen city center – 3* (2 nights)
Day 02: Copenhagen
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure. The city offers many attractions such as the famous Tivoli amusement park, the statue of the Little Mermaid, the Gefion Fountain, the Royal Palace Amalienborg and many more. Copenhagen is also famous for its cafes and bakeries.
Day 03: Copenhagen – Oslo (ferry)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Copenhagen in the late afternoon by ferry to Oslo. Overnight on board DFDS Seaways in a 2-berth outside cabin.
Day 04: Oslo
Morning arrival in Oslo, the capital of Norway. Oslo is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by wooded hills. Oslo offers many wellknown sights such as the Opera House, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum and the Munch Museum.
Accommodation in Oslo city center -3* (2 nights)
Day 05: Oslo
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. We recommend the Oslo Panorama Sightseeing tour, a 2 ½ hour tour though the central parts of the city. Guiding is done in seven different languages through individual headphones. The tour stars in the city centre and continues with a short walking tour of Vigeland Sculpture Park and a photo stop at the Holmenkollen Ski Jump before ending at City Hall.
Day 06: Oslo – Stockholm (train)
Breakfast at the hotel and departure from Oslo by train to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Stockholm is built on 14 islands and you are never far from the water. Wellpreserved medieval buildings stand alongside modern architecture, and just outside the city, an archipelago of 24.000 islands is waiting to be explored. Sights of interest are the Vasa Museum, the Skansen Open Air Museum, City Hall, the Old Town (Gamla Stan) and many more. Accommodation in Stockholm city center – 3* (3 nights)
Day 07 & 08: Stockholm
Breakfast at the hotel. Days at leisure to enjoy the beautiful and vibrant city of Stockholm. We recommend a cruise to the Stockholm archipelago or a sightseeing tour by bus, as well as a visit to the hip neighborhood of Södermalm. For shopping, Norrmalm is the place to visit.
Day 09: Stockholm - Helsinki
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Stockholm to Helsinki with the late afternoon ferry. Overnight on board Silja Line in a 2 berth outside cabin.
Day 10-11: Helsinki
Morning arrival in Helsinki. After breakfast on board, you will discover the Finnish capital and its historical center around the Senate, the Presidential Palace, the City Hall and the harbor area with the Market Square and the beautiful Uspenski Cathedral. You can stroll through the Esplanade Park and the most important shopping streets towards the parliament, the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and finally to Temppeliaukio Church, also known as the rock church.
Overnight in Helsinki city center – 3* (2 nights)
Day 12: Individual departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Stockholm according to your own itinerary.
– 9 nights’ hotel accommodation in shared double room with shower/ WC
– 11 x breakfast buffet
– Overnight ferries from Copenhagen to Oslo and from Stockholm to Helsinki in outside cabin with private shower/ WC
– Train Oslo – Stockholm Travel Period: September 2019 – September 2020
– Accommodation at good tourist class hotels (3-4 stars). If any of the quoted hotels are fully booked we will find alternatives of equal standard
– Half board possible at some hotels; rates on request Idea to extend your stay:
– Visit the Norwegian fjord region by travelling from Oslo to Bergen by train/ bus/ boat, discover Bergen and fly to Stockholm to continue the above itinerary
– Enjoy a stop-over in Gothenburg on your way to Stockholm.
– Prices on request
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