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Grand Scandinavia

Operated by: Insight Vacations

20 Days
Aerial view of Stockholm, Sweden

Countries Visited

Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway ...more Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway

Locations Visited

Copenhagen, Lake Vattern, Stockholm, Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Ivalo, Karasjok, North Cape, Alta, Narvik, Mosjoen, Trondheim, Geiranger, Lillehammer, Oslo ...more Copenhagen, Lake Vattern, Stockholm, Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Ivalo, Karasjok, North Cape, Alta, Narvik, Mosjoen, Trondheim, Geiranger, Lillehammer, Oslo
  1. Day 1 Welcome to Copenhagen

    On arrival at Copenhagen Airport, your transfer shuttle service will leave for your hotel at 09:00, 12:00 and 15:00. Join your Travel Director at 17:30, for a warm and friendly Welcome Dinner, followed by a visit to the glittering lights and enchanting atmosphere of the world-famous Tivoli Gardens.

    meals Dinner with Wine
    hotel Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen.
  2. Day 2 Wonderful Copenhagen

    Your Local Expert will reveal the charm of Denmark's capital. Meet Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid gazing wistfully across the harbour. Continue on to see Rosenborg Castle, Amalienborg Palace, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and Christianborg Palace. Visit the 18th century Copenhagen Cathedral, designed by Christian Frederik Hansen, known for its neoclassical architecture and for featuring the largest bell in Denmark. With the afternoon at your leisure, why not see the unusual Round Tower, a 17th century tower and the oldest functioning observatory in Europe and Copenhagen Cathedral, where the Crown Prince of Denmark married Princess Mary.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen.
  3. Day 3 On to Stockholm, City of Islands

    Travel from Denmark to Sweden by crossing the incredible Øresund Bridge. Spanning 16km over the Flinte channel it’s the longest road and rail bridge in Europe. Pass through the artificial island of Peberholm which has become a haven for flora and fauna and continue through the Skåne region, which gave its name to Scandinavia. Enjoy views of the patchwork of fertile farmlands as you journey along the shores of Lake Vättern to the Swedish capital, Stockholm, which is set on 14 beautiful islands. In the evening, perhaps try the local cuisine served in traditional surroundings?

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hilton Stockholm Slussen.
  4. Day 4 Stockholm and Baltic Sea Cruise

    Join a Local Expert for your visit to the City Hall's marvellous Gyllene salen, the Golden Hall, and the Blå hallen, the Blue Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquets are held. Continue to Gamla Stan, the medieval heart of the city. View the cathedral and walk through the Old Town to see the Royal Palace. With the afternoon at leisure, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Vasa Galleon. In the evening, board your Baltic cruise to Finland and voyage through the largest archipelago in the world. Enjoy dinner onboard as well as the sight of thousands of islands from the comfort of your A-class, sea-view cabin, while the northern sun hangs over the horizon, showing almost no sign of setting in mid-summer.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Serenade/Symphony—Tallink & Silja Line Ships.
  5. Day 5 Fashionable Helsinki Relaxed Start

    Helsinki is known as a global trendsetter in design, fashion, stunning architecture and luscious parks. Disembark your Baltic cruise and meet your Local Expert. Wander through the aromatic stalls of a traditional food market and sample local produce, like liquorice or smoked reindeer. Afterwards, enjoy time to explore on your own. Why not stop for lunch at the colourful market located by the harbour and spend time browsing the vast array of stalls selling local souvenirs, handicrafts as well as fruits, vegetables and world-class pancakes?

    meals Breakfast
    hotel GLO Hotel Art, Helsinki.
  6. Day 6 Lakes and Forests to Kuopio

    Finland is a land of beautiful lakes and enchanting forests. Sit back and relax as you take in the spectacular scenery. On arrival in Kuopio, ascend Puijo Tower for a splendid panorama that will reveal why Finland is called the land of a thousand lakes.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Scandic Atlas, Kuopio.
  7. Day 7 The Road to Rovaniemi

    As you journey towards the Arctic, travel to Lapland, native home to the nomadic Sami community. Visit Oulu, northern Finland's oldest city. It is also the largest general port in the Bothnian Bay, made up of 3 harbours. Enjoy time to explore the centre of the city that is spread across several islands, connected by pedestrian bridges and cycleways, considered one of the best in Europe. Your travels continue to Rovaniemi, the modern capital of the region.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Santa's Hotel Santa Claus, Rovaniemi.
  8. Day 8 Rovaniemi and Lapland Relaxed Start

    Cross the Arctic Circle today, a highlight for many travellers. With your Local Expert, see the Town Hall designed by Aalvar Aalto and visit Rovaniemi Church. Explore Rovaniemi with Insight Choice. Choose to meet Santa Claus and embrace the spirit of Christmas. Alternatively, join your Local Expert for a nature walk in the forest. With the afternoon at leisure perhaps you may want to visit the open-air museum and Arktikum?

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Santa's Hotel Santa Claus, Rovaniemi.
  9. Day 9 Across the Arctic to Ivalo Relaxed Start

    In the morning enjoy a relaxed start or perhaps join an Optional Experience to visit Ranua Wildlife Park, for the chance to see polar bears, lynxes or even a wolverine. Travel north along the Four Winds Road, where you may see herds of reindeer roaming freely as you journey to one of the oldest churches in Lapland. Continue on through one of Europe’s last great wilderness areas and past the Urho Kekkonen National Park and the old gold village of Tankavaara.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hotel Ivalo.
  10. Day 10 The North Cape

    Cross the rolling tundra into Norway and stop at Karasjok for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Visit a Sami National Museum, devoted to preserving the Sami history and culture, and see the Sami Parliament, before continuing along the beautiful Porsanger Fjord to reach the quaint settlement of Honningsvag. Enjoy the picturesque harbour at your leisure or perhaps set out on a sea bird and arctic cruise adventure? This Optional Experience includes a cruise around the Gjesværstappen, a necklace of islands that's a protected nesting area for millions of Puffins, Kittiwakes, Gannets, Guillemots, White Tailed Eagles and even a chance of a Grey Seal or Porpoise. Tonight we journey in search of the midnight sun on your included experience of Nordkapp, the northernmost point of mainland Europe, where you will enjoy a glass of bubbles and caviar in one of the most special places on Earth.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Scandic Honningsvåg.
  11. Day 11 Through Finnmark to Alta Relaxed Start

    Enjoy a relaxed start before continuing through Norway’s most Northern County of ‘Finnmark’, covered in unique topography of rolling tundra and isolated dwellings. This afternoon experience the town of Alta at your leisure, made famous for its fishing and mining history. Why not visit the Northern Lights Cathedral or consider taking a wilderness trip on the Alta River itself?

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Scandic Alta.
  12. Day 12 A World of Adventure in Alta Relaxed Start

    With a leisurely morning start, why not explore the town centre or check out the Rock Art of Alta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of prehistoric rock carvings. Later, visit a working husky farm to meet the champion dog sledding Lyrek family. Learn about their Alaskan huskies and Arctic dog sled races. Meet husky puppies that may grow to be the best racing dogs in the country. If you wish, spend time playing with the adorable pups. Afterwards, delight in a wonderful oven-baked Highlight Lunch with seasonal specialities from the region, such as salmon or the nutritious local game, reindeer, served with fresh salads and wine.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch with Wine
    hotel Scandic Alta.
  13. Day 13 Narvik

    Pass Kåfjord where the German battleship Tirpitz was once stationed and hear tales of one of the first large-scale battles of World War II. As you travel south, see the marvellous Lyngen Alps in the distance. They're 90 kilometers of mountains and glaciers that really are stunning all year round. Continue to Narvik, surrounded by majestic mountains. With the evening free for you to explore on your own, perhaps join an Optional Experience and take in stunning views aboard neighbouring Sweden's iron-ore railway. Pass surrounding fjords as the Ofot Railway clings to the mountainside - constructed over 100 years ago, it's an incredible feat of engineering.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Scandic Narvik .
  14. Day 14 Across Tysfjord to Mosjøen

    Board a ferry to cross Tysfjord, then continue past Rago National Park, its fjords cut deep into the landscape. Bid farewell to the Arctic before reaching Mosjøen, a pleasant town on the Vefsnfjord that has a large concentration of historic, 19th century wooden buildings.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Fru Haugans Hotel, Mosjoen.
  15. Day 15 Laksfoss Falls to Trondheim

    Drive through Namdalen then watch for salmon leaping upstream as they travel to their spawning-grounds at the mighty Laksfoss Falls. Continue past the village of Hell to Trondheim, once the seat of the ancient Viking kings and Norway's third largest city. Trondheim has always reflected the changing fortunes of Norway and is full of interest. See the Market Square dominated by its statue of Olav Tryggvason and the Nidaros Cathedral, Norway’s national shrine. Tyholttårnet, or Tyholt Tower rises high above the city and the Old Town Bridge is locally known as Lykkens Portal, which means Portal of Happiness.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Scandic Nidelven Hotel [Trondheim , Norway]
  16. Day 16 Geiranger, Jewel of the Fjords

    Begin one of the most scenic days you will ever experience. Norwegian Fjordland is a dream world of soaring mountains, icy glaciers and rivers which cascade hundreds of metres into the green valleys below. Cross the Dovre Mountains, as you journey through Dovrefjell National Park. Travel via lakes and snowcapped peaks to Lom, home to one of Norway’s most beautiful stave churches. Arrive at the mirror-smooth waters of Geirangerfjord to embark on a spectacular cruise beneath towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls. Your hotel is in a superb setting overlooking the beautiful Norwegian Fjord landscape.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hotel Union Geiranger.
  17. Day 17 Geiranger at Leisure Relaxed Start

    Enjoy a relaxed start and a whole day free for you to explore the fjords and mountains of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps join an Optional Experience to take an incredible scenic drive along the amazing Trollstigen, or Troll's Road. The road was a masterpiece of engineering when it was built over 70 years ago and the spectacular views will leave you speechless.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hotel Union Geiranger.
  18. Day 18 Oslo, the Capital

    Journey through the countryside immortalised by Ibsen in 'Peer Gynt' and inspiration for Edvard Grieg. Continue to Lillehammer, host of the 1994 Winter Olympics, for an orientation with your Travel Director. Then it’s on to the modern Norwegian capital of Oslo. Round off your travels with a Celebration Dinner. During a delicious meal with wine, raise your glass to toast your adventures with your newfound friends.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo.
  19. Day 19 Cosmopolitan Oslo Relaxed Start

    Your Local Expert will show you the spires and ramparts of the medieval Akershus Castle guarding the harbour. See the Royal Palace and explore Frogner Park, housing the intriguing sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. The afternoon is at your leisure to relax by the harbour or continue exploring as you wish.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo.
  20. Day 20 Out of Oslo

    Departure transfers arrive at Oslo airport at 07:15 and 10:15.

    meals Breakfast
Grand Scandinavia Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Dining Summary

  • 3 Dinner with Wine (DW)
  • 19 Breakfast (B)
  • 7 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Lunch with Wine (LW)
  • 1 Lunch (L)

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Rovaniemi: Join your Local Expert for a nature walk in the forest and admire the tranquil surroundings.
  • Rovaniemi: Meet Santa Claus when you visit his village where it is Christmas all year round! From his post office, you can make sure that Santa sends Christmas letters to friends and family back home come December.

Additional Included Highlights

  • : Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • : Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • : We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • : From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • : Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • : If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

Authentic Dining

  • Copenhagen: Get to know your fellow travellers and Travel Director over a drink at your Welcome Dinner.
  • Helsinki: Wander through the aromatic stalls of a traditional food market with your Local Expert and sample local produce, like liquorice or smoked reindeer.
  • Alta: Savour a delicious oven-baked lunch of local seasonal specialities of fresh salmon or the local's favourite, reindeer, served with fresh salads and wine.
  • Oslo: Scandinavian hospitality is matched with fine food and a glass of wine at your Celebration Dinner.

Insight Experiences

  • Alta: Meet the Lyrek family and their huskies. Hear tales about their marathon Arctic dog sled races during a hearty lunch.

Make Travel Matter

  • Karasjok: Visit the The Sámi Museum in Karasjok, displaying the largest cultural heritage collection of indigenous Sámi people in Norway. Admire a big part of its 5,000 items collection, spread across indoor and outdoor exhibits. The Sámi Museum in Karasjok educates its guests about the resiliency of the Sámi community and endeavors to safeguard indigenous-driven processes and traditional practices.The Sámi Museum advances UN Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities & Communities.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Copenhagen: Make the most of the long summer nights at the glittering Tivoli Gardens, the world-famous entertainment park, full of fantasy, fun and charm.
  • Copenhagen: With your Local Expert, view Christiansborg Palace and the cathedral where the Crown Prince of Denmark married Princess Mary. You'll also see Rosenborg Castle, Amalienborg Palace, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and the unusual Rundertaarn, which is the oldest functioning Observatory in Europe.
  • Copenhagen: Visit the impressive 18th century Copenhagen Cathedral, designed by Christian Frederik Hansen, known for its neoclassical architecture and for featuring the largest bell in Denmark.
  • Oresund Bridge: Cross this magnificent feat of engineering. It's the longest road and rail bridge in Europe, spanning 8 kilometres.
  • Stockholm: With a Local Expert, step inside the City Hall where the fabulous Gyllene salen, the Golden Hall is covered by 18 million gilded mosaic tiles. You'll also see the Blå hallen, the Blue Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquets are held.
  • Stockholm: With your Local Expert, visit Gamla Stan to see the cathedral where Swedish kings have been coronated and wander the narrow streets of the Old Town.
  • Helsinki: Admire the beautiful views from your high-class, sea-view cabin as your cruise through the largest archipelago in the world, from Stockholm to Helsinki.
  • Helsinki: Your Local Expert will show you the sights of the harbour city. Wander through the aromatic stalls of a traditional food market and sample local produce like liquorice or smoked reindeer before enjoying free time to explore the harbour of this fascinating city of design.
  • Kuopio: Admire the spectacular panoramic views from atop Puijo Tower.
  • Oulu: Visit Northern Finland's oldest city. It is also one of the most important harbour cities in all of Northern Europe.
  • Rovaniemi: Join your Local Expert for a nature walk in the forest and admire the tranquil surroundings.
  • Rovaniemi: Meet Santa Claus when you visit his village where it is Christmas all year round! From his post office, you can make sure that Santa sends Christmas letters to friends and family back home come December.
  • Rovaniemi: See Alvar Aalto's Town Hall and visit the cathedral. You'll even receive an Arctic Circle Crossing certificate.
  • Sodankyla: Visit one of Lapland's oldest churches.
  • Ivalo: Enjoy an orientation as you arrive into the village.
  • Karasjok: See the Sami Parliament and continue on to visit the museum devoted to Sami history and culture, offering a glimpse into the old Sami lifestyle.
  • North Cape: Journey to mainland Europe's most northern point to see something that doesn't happen - sunset! Even at midnight, the sun clings to the horizon. This once-in-a-lifetime unique experience is accompanied by champagne and caviar to make it even more special. Stand near the fence of the towering cliffs, dramatically rising out of the sea and you will feel as if you are on the edge of the world, and you literally are.
  • Narvik: Learn more about the scenic town of Narvik and its history as you gaze upon the majestic mountains that surround the town.
  • Mosjoen: See the street of historic, 19th century wooden buildings and Norway's oldest octagonal church.
  • Trondheim: Tell all your friends you travelled through!
  • Trondheim: During an orientation with your Travel Director, see the Market Square and its statue of Olav Tryggvason, the Nidaros Cathedral, the Tyholt Tower and Old Town Bridge.
  • Geiranger: Enjoy an orientation of Geiranger to learn more about this small village and the surrounding Fjords.
  • Geiranger: Cruise along the deep, blue waters of majestic Geirangerfjord, surrounded by snow-covered mountains, gushing waterfalls and lush green vegetation.
  • Lillehammer: Explore the town where the 1994 Winter Olympics were held.
  • Oslo: With your Local Expert, see Akershus Castle, Oslo Harbour and the Royal Palace.
  • Oslo: Take a moment to contemplate the interesting Vigeland sculptures when you visit Frogner Park.

Travel Director

  • : "One thing I really love about showing guests Norway is how people have lived and flourished for thousands of years in harsh and unforgiving yet stunningly beautiful landscapes."


  • : Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxurious, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom. Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19.All Travel Directors, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.

Dates & Prices

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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.


Available on Day 2

Copenhagen Off The Beaten Track

Enjoy a casual evening, off the beaten track, as you discover the contemporary side of Copenhagen. First, visit the newly-opened CopenHill, the cleanest waste-to-energy power plant in the world, with its hikeable and skiable roof. We'll enjoy spectacular views over the city from the top. Next is Reffen, the largest waterfront street food market in the Nordic area. Browse through an International food selection and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. You'll have reserved seating and a pre-loaded food card to get the meal of your choice.
Adult Price: € 65

Available on Day 2

North Zealand Castle Tour

Drive along the scenic coastal road of the Danish Riviera to the castles of North Zealand. See Fredensborg, the summer residence of the Royal Family, then visit Fredriksborg, the largest Renaissance palace in Scandinavia. It's now a museum, so the tour through the beautiful rooms is an encounter with the kings and queens who shaped the country's history. En-route, pass through picturesque villages of half-timbered houses and thatched roofs.
Adult Price: € 55

Available on Day 2

Traditional Danish Dinner

Home to some of the world's best restaurants, Copenhagen is currently experiencing a culinary renaissance. Make the most of the long summer evenings and join us for a traditional Danish meal in the heart of Copenhagen. Two glasses of wine, beer or soft drinks are included with your meal.
Adult Price: € 79


Available on Day 3

Swedish Summer Dinner

This evening, we dine "Swedish Style." Savour a succulent three-course meal with beer, wine & soft drinks. Soak up the atmosphere of the traditional surroundings while enjoying its history.
Adult Price: € 65

Available on Day 4

Vasa Galleon

When the Vasa was launched in 1628, it was arguably the world's most powerful warship. Bristling with 64 cannon and carrying some 300 men, it was built to strike the fear of God into the enemy. Unfortunately, it sank on its maiden voyage. Raised from Stockholm harbour in 1961, this grand galleon remains almost wholly preserved, along with 700 wooden sculptures and ornaments. Your visit will provide a unique insight into early shipbuilding techniques and everyday life on board a 17c naval vessel.
Adult Price: € 40


Available on Day 5

Summer for Finns is all about finally getting to spend time outside the house; enjoying the sun and the white summer nights! Are you looking for a cosy hideout, with a relaxed atmosphere and good food? That's what a Finnish summer cottage or mökki is all about! One out of every five Finnish households has some kind of Summer cottage and today we'll have a chance to experience Finnish mökki right here in the Capital, tasting Finnish summer on our plates!
Adult Price: € 81

Available on Day 5

Russian Dinner In Helsinki

As the capital city in a former Grand Duchy of the Russian Tsarist empire, Helsinki has always been famous for its Russian restaurants – even amongst the Russians. Tonight we enjoy an evening of authentic, pre-revolution Russian cuisine in an atmosphere of times gone by.
Adult Price: € 74
Note: This optional experience is subject to availability at certain times of the year.

Available on Day 5

Fly Over Helsinki

An exclusive chance to enjoy Helsinki from above. This three-part grand-slam tour begins with a state-of-the-art Cinematic Experience which takes you virtually on a flight over Helsinki. Flying Cinema Helsinki is the newest attraction in a city renowned for its cutting-edge technology and daring design. Afterwards, we'll savour a some local Finnish delicacies and refreshments before commencing our ride inside a glass pod of the Helsinki Sky Wheel, Helsinki’s answer to the London Eye! A unique and exciting introduction to Helsinki and to Finland.
Adult Price: € 49


Available on Day 8

Traditional Lapland Dinner at a Family Reindeer Farm

Leave the 20th century behind and join a family from Lapland at their farm situated on the Arctic Circle. Meet Rudolf and his brothers and learn all about reindeer husbandry. During the evening you are initiated into the local culture with a traditional dinner.
Adult Price: € 70

Available on Day 8

The Arctic Centre & Pioneer Farm

With our Local Expert, visit a pioneer farm, now converted into a museum for a fascinating glimpse into rural life and traditions from the 19th Century. Continue to the tubular glass frame of the Arktikum, a one-stop cultural centre for all things Arctic. This is the world's first museum dedicated to the demanding conditions and challenge of coping with life in the dark, cold and barren Arctic.
Adult Price: € 46

Available on Day 9

Ranua Wildlife Park

Join us on a visit to the Arctic Wildlife Park, where more than fifty species of Nordic animals live in their natural habitat. Our Local Expert will introduce us to the unique wildlife of Northern Scandinavia.
Adult Price: € 62


Available on Day 10

The Ultimate Arctic Experience – Sea Birds and Arctic Cruise

Embark upon a journey across an almost 'lunar' landscape to reach one of the most northerly fishing villages in the world. From here we'll set sail upon a 90-minute Arctic Adventure around the Gjesværstappen, a necklace of islands that's a protected nesting area for Puffins, Kittiwakes, Gannets, Guillemots and White Tailed Eagles! Other potential fauna sightings include Grey Seal and Porpoise. Transportation and wind suits are provided.
Adult Price: € 115


Available on Day 11

Wilderness River Adventure

Enjoy warm drinks and Norwegian waffles by the campfire at Sorrisniva, the site of the world-famous Igloo Hotel. Then, an exciting ride up the Alta River in a traditional river boat for scenery and thrills! A true north outdoor experience!
Adult Price: € 65

Available on Day 11

Arctic King Crab Experience

In the remote fishing village of Sarnes we visit a local king crab fishing centre to taste the Arctic king crab of the Barents Sea and learn all about this very important catch for the local fishermen. Arctic king crab claws are treasured as a unique and very expensive delicacy all over the world.
Adult Price: € 95

Available on Day 12

Between a Rock and Hard Place

First a guided visit to the UNESCO-listed Alta Museum to see world-famous rock carvings. Continue with a stunning stroll along the beautiful shore of the Alta Fjord where you'll learn about life here six-thousand years ago. Meet a local artisan and slate cutter who'll share stories about his craft, a first-hand and and charming experience!
Adult Price: € 55


Available on Day 13

Railway Journey From Sweden

We take a railway ride on the Ofot Railway, an incredible engineering feat, constructed over 100 years ago to transport supplies of iron ore from Kiruna to Narvik for shipment around the world. The journey offers us incredible views of the surrounding fjords as the train clings to the mountainside.
Adult Price: € 34


Available on Day 17

Europe's Highest Fjord at Dalsnibba

In the comfort of your coach, climb 1500 metres to the highest possible fjord view in Europe at Dalsnibba mountain. Enjoy breathtaking views of the famous Geiranger fjord and the surrounding glacier topped mountains. For the bold, test your nerve on the Geiranger Skywalk suspended over a 500 metre drop.
Adult Price: € 34
Note: This optional is weather permitting and seasonal.

Available on Day 17

The Troll's Road

Your tour of Geiranger includes a scenic drive up the Eagle’s Road, offering amazing views of the Geiranger Fjord and the stunning Seven Sisters Waterfall. At the small village of Eidsdal, cross the fjord by ferry and climb up through the abundant fruit growing valleys. Leave civilisation behind as you venture high above the tree line for some of the most breathtaking scenery. Now on to the Troll’s Road, a masterpiece of engineering built over 70 years ago.
Adult Price: € 51
Note: This optional is seasonal.


Available on Day 19

Arctic Explorers And The Polar Ship Fram

Step aboard the polar ship Fram, the strongest wooden ship ever built, to experience the life and work of Norway's famous Arctic explorers. The expeditions of Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen come to life in the interactive exhibitions of this museum, which also houses the Gjøa, the first ship to navigate the entire Northwest Passage.
Adult Price: € 39

Independent Reviews
Kimber Nichols
Review date: Monday, July 25, 2022
Tour guide made this trip so wonderful. She was on top of every move. We also enjoyed optional trips, hotels, meals and an excellent driver.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Grand Scandinavian trip! It sounds like you had an excellent time. We very much appreciate your repeat business and would love to be able to help you plan your next trip. Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate it!
Monday, July 25, 2022
Sights, hotels comfort made this trip so enjoyable
Trusted Customer
Review date: Friday, September 20, 2019
The specialist was very knowledgeable and helpful. He explained everything thoroughly and was very patient.
It was a nice combination of cities and countryside. I loved staying in hotels centrally located because I enjoy exploring on foot. Going to the Arctic Circle and Nord Kapp was exciting and the scenery in Norway was beyond beautiful. Our tour director, Chad was definitely a highlight of the trip. He was fun, knowledgeable, helpful and very friendly. We also had a skillful,courteous and friendly bus driver, Zoltan.
Martin Joseph Schirber III
Review date: Friday, September 20, 2019
My wife did the booking.
I was so pleased with all aspects of our trip. Chad, the tour guide, did a great job. The driver, Zoltan, was a wizard. The route, the destinations, the events, the special surprises, the hotel rooms, the meals, etc. all exceeded my expecttions!
Trusted Customer
Review date: Friday, September 1, 2017
A comprehensive overview of Scandinavia that was informative and scenic. it did require many hours of bus riding but there were sufficient rest stops to compensate.
I good buy-felt I got my moneys worth.
Trusted Customer
Review date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Everything went smoothly throughtout our trip. Our tour guide did an excellent job as did our driver.
If you are talking about the extras, some were worth the price and some were not.
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