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Norway: Nordic Tours - Northern Highlights

Join our Scandinavian Guided Tour and see the best of Norway, Sweden and Finland

12 Days From £2421

Join our Scandinavian Guided Tour and see the best of Norway, Sweden and Finland

What Makes Me Mighty Fine

  • An 11 night, escorted, road, rail and boat journey, taking in the capitals of Norway, Finland and Sweden
  • Stay in first class hotels and enjoy time at leisure in Oslo, Helsinki and Stockholm as well as guided tours of the Finnish and Swedish capitals
  • Travel on some of the world’s most scenic roads, enjoying stunning views of mountains, waterfalls, fjords and glaciers
  • Enjoy a tour of Bergen and take the funicular railway to the summit of Mount Floyen
  • Revel in the amazing views as you travel on the world famous Flam Railway
  • Cruise the Sogn, Naeroy and Geiranger Fjords and visit Briksdal Glacier
  • Take an overnight cruise to Helsinki

Scandinavia is epitomised by its stunning scenery. Mountains, lakes, glaciers, colossal fjords and verdant forests combine to create a landscape that is as dramatic as it is endearing. This fully escorted Scandinavian Guided Tour aims to show you the most impressive sights that these fabulous countries have to offer, effortlessly transporting you through Norway, Sweden and Finland by road, rail and boat.

Every day you will arrive in a new and exciting destination, spending each night in different accommodation. Our Scandinavian Guided Tour strikes the right balance between famous sights and hidden gems, giving you chance to see some of the countries’ best kept secrets and making your holiday truly unique and memorable. From the bright lights of intriguing capital cities, to quiet moments besides beautiful waterfalls, our Scandinavian Guided Tour offers a real variety of experiences.

This Northern Highlights holiday takes you on guided sightseeing tours of cities, including Bergen, Oslo, Helsinki and Stockholm, to give you some background to the history and culture of each one. There is also free time to spend in these cities, enabling you to make Nordic tours your own. During your time in Norway you'll experience many, fascinating highlights including a trip to the world famous Geirangerfjord, a ride on the Flåm Railway and a drive along the legendary Serpentine Road.

Want to add a visit to Copenhagen to your escorted tour? Our Fjords of Norway tour should be perfect for you!

Still in need of guidance? Check out our Norwegian holiday ideas or call our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033 to find your perfect break in Norway.

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Norway

    Join our Scandinavian Guided Tour and see the best of Norway, Sweden and Finland - Arrive in Norway

    From the airport, transfer to the centre of Oslo and check into your accommodation close to the Royal Palace and Karl Johans Gate. Your Scandinavian Guided Tour begins with free time to enjoy Norway’s vibrant capital.

    Meals included:Dinner
  • Day 2 - Eidfjord

    Eidfjord

    Today's journey on your Scandinavian Guided Tourbegins with a scenic drive along Halling Valley and the Hardanger Mountain plateau to Hardangerfjord. Along the way, enjoy lunch in the pretty town of Geilo and admire the spectacular Voringsfoss Waterfall. Your Scandinavian Guided Tour arriveson the shores of Hardangerfjord in the afternoon. Check into your accommodation and perhaps stretch your legs with an evening stroll around the town.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Sightseeing in Bergen

    Sightseeing in Bergen

    This morning you will travel along the stunning Hardangerfjord, arriving at Bergen around midday. Bergen is the second largest city in Norway, and today on your Scandinavian Guided Tour you will delve into its fascinating history as a Hanseatic trading port. Explore the narrow cobbled streets flanked by colourful wooden buildings on a tour of Bryggen and other intriguing landmarks. Afterwards, take the funicular railway to the summit of Mount Fløyen where you will be treated to panoramic views of the fjords.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Flåm Railway

    Flåm Railway

    Another highlight of this Scandinavian Guided Tour is the Flåm Railway which connects the villages of Flåm and Myrdal by a steep and winding track. The route is particularly scenic as the train makes its way through valleys and along precipitous mountainsides, stopping off along the way at a magnificent waterfall. After your rail journey, you'll board a ferry for a leisurely cruise along the fjord. Later, your Scandinavian Guided Tour continues through the Vika Mountains to Balestrand.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Explore Balestrand

    Explore Balestrand

    Today is yours to spend as you wish in the picturesque town of Balestrand. You could take advantage of the numerous hiking trails in the surrounding mountains, hire a rowing boat and get out on the lake, take a bike and explore the area or simply stay in the town, perhaps visiting the aquarium or art gallery. Enjoy a day off from travelling today on your Scandinavian Guided Tour.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Geirangerfjord

    Geirangerfjord

    Not only do you get the chance to visit Norway’s most celebrated location today on your Scandinavian Guided Tour, you will also visit two of the most spectacular glaciers in the country – Briksdal and Jostedal. In the afternoon, prepare for panoramas that will take your breath away, as we arrive at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Geirangerfjord. You will even get the opportunity to cruise along its sapphire waters, passing the Bridal Veil and Seven Sisters Waterfalls. Spend tonight in wonderful fjordside accommodation and get a front row seat to enjoy this inspirational natural wonder.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Return to Oslo

    Return to Oslo

    Today, on your Scandinavian Guided Tour, sit back, relax and enjoy beautiful scenery as your coach makes its way along the legendary Serpentine Road, passing lakes and mountains en route to Lillehammer, where you will stop for lunch. Later, you will arrive in Oslo, Norway's capital, checking into your hotel and enjoying the rest of the evening at leisure.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Journey into Sweden

    Journey into Sweden

    After breakfast you will board the coach again, this time crossing the border into Sweden. One of the highlights of the journey is travelling alongside Lake Vänern, Sweden’s largest lake. Your Scandinavian Guided Tour arrives in Stockholm in the afternoon and you will check into the Hotel Clarion Sign in time for dinner.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9 - Sightseeing in Stockholm

    Sightseeing in Stockholm

    Today you can enjoy all of the major sights and landmarks of Sweden’s attractive capital, including the Royal Palace, City Hall, Cathedral, Royal Theatre and the historical quarter of Gamla Stan. On this Scandinavian Guided Tour, there's plenty of time to do your own thing, so spend some free time this afternoon exploring the delights of Stockholm.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 10 - All Aboard!

    All Aboard!

    Enjoy more time in Stockholm today on your Scandinavian Guided Tour. Why not, for example, take a leisurely cruise along the city’s numerous waterways, giving you chance to view Stockholm from a different perspective? Late in the afternoon you will make your way to the docks and board your luxury ferry bound for Helsinki.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 11 - Helsinki

    Helsinki

    When you awake this morning on your Scandinavian Guided Tour, the majestic skyline of Helsinki will greet you. Disembark the ship after breakfast and enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Finland’s grand capital, incorporating sights like the Underground Temple, Sibelius Park and Monument, and the magnificent Senate Square. With free time in the afternoon, this is the perfect opportunity to pick up some souvenirs of your Scandinavian Guided Tour.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 12 - Departure

    Departure

    After breakfast in the hotel, we take you to the airport where you will board your return flight. You are sure to be travelling back home with wonderful memories of your Scandinavian Guided Tour. Which of the destinations would you like to return to and explore further?

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
  • Escorted airport transfers
  • 11 nights' accommodation in local standard hotels between Oslo and Helsinki, including one night in an outside cabin on the Stockholm-Helsinki cruise
  • Tour as per the itinerary, including all ferry crossings, rail journeys and cruises
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Services of a professional guide

Not Included...

  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
DatesPrices from
FromToAdult
20/06/201712/08/2017£2,421
Notes
  • Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
  • Flight prices quoted are for London Heathrow departures
  • Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply
  • Departures 20,27 Jun. 4,11,18,25 July. 1 Aug
Prices for single travellers:
DatesPrices from
FromToAdult
20/06/201712/08/2017£3,021
Notes
  • Prices are per person
  • Flight prices quoted are for London Heathrow departures
  • Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply
  • Departures 20,27 Jun. 4,11,18,25 July. 1 Aug

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