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Timeless Scandinavia

Operated by: Luxury Gold

12 Days from $7,804 per person
APR - OCT 2023
Gamla Stan waterfront in daytime, Stockholm, Sweden

Countries Visited

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

Locations Visited

Copenhagen, Vittaryd, Gothenburg, Lake Vattern, Stockholm, Bergen, Flam Railway, Geiranger, Lillehammer, Oslo ...more Copenhagen, Vittaryd, Gothenburg, Lake Vattern, Stockholm, Bergen, Flam Railway, Geiranger, Lillehammer, Oslo
  1. Day 1 Welcome to Copenhagen.

    Your Scandinavia tour begins by private transfer to the canal-side boutique hotel before dinner at the award-winning Høst Restaurant.

    meals Dinner
    hotel 71 Nyhavn Hotel, Copenhagen.
  2. Day 2 Highlights of Copenhagen Relaxed Start

    A Local Expert unlocks treasures from the Little Mermaid, Rosenborg Castle to the Renaissance Stock Exchange. Visit the Museum of the Amalienborg Palaces or the Torvehallerne food market sampling smørrebrød, the famous open-faced sandwich. Feel like you’ve stepped back in time at Tivoli’s enchanting amusement park.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel 71 Nyhavn Hotel, Copenhagen.
  3. Day 3 Scenic Vittaryd Relaxed Start

    Cross into Sweden on the Øresund Bridge and tunnel, the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe. Check in to your 19th century manor hotel in the Småland countryside.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Toftaholm Herrgård, Vittaryd.
  4. Day 4 Cross-country to Stockholm

    Enjoy stunning views of Lake Vättern en route to your 5-star luxury hotel, Hôtel Reisen in Stockholm. Dine at the Fotografiska Restaurant, honoured with the Michelin Sustainability Emblem. Afterwards explore the photography museum.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hôtel Reisen by Hyatt
  5. Day 5 Highlights of Stockholm

    Begin your sightseeing at the Vasa Museum which houses the world-famous Vasa Galleon.  Then see 18 million mosaic tiles of gold and colored glass glimmer at City Hall's dazzling Gyllene salen, the Golden Hall, and step into the Blå hallen, site of the prestigious yearly Nobel Prize banquets.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hôtel Reisen by Hyatt
  6. Day 6 Majestic Bergen

    Fly to Norway’s historic port city of Bergen. Be delighted by rows of primary-coloured wooden houses set against a backdrop of deep fjords and green hills before indulging in dinner, perhaps feasting on local seafood.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Bergen Børs Hotel.
  7. Day 7 Edvard Grieg's Bergen Relaxed Start

    Join your Local Expert for an insightful tour of this ancient Hanseatic port city, which still largely looks to the sea for its living. Start with a visit to the picturesque and lively Fish Market, set in a charming location in the heart of the city. Stroll past its many stalls where handicrafts and souvenirs are sold and continue on to the 13th century Håkon's Hall. You’re invited for a special visit to Troldhaugen, the former summer home of Norway’s renowned composer and pianist, Edvard Grieg. Situated on a promontory jutting into Lake Nordaas with outstanding views over the water, it offered the composer total tranquillity and inspiration for his music. Visit his beautiful villa and the modest nearby hut where he composed his Romantic era masterpieces. You'll also have time to pay your respects at the site where Grieg and his wife are buried. Your visit concludes with a moving piano recital, hosted in the museum’s chamber music hall.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Bergen Børs Hotel.
  8. Day 8 The Flåm Railway and Geiranger

    Wind alongside snow-covered peaks, thundering waterfalls, dramatic fjords and red clapboard houses on the stunning Flåm Railway. Arrive in Geiranger at your hotel perched against a backdrop of fjords and mountains.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hotel Union Geiranger (Fjord view room).
  9. Day 9 Fjord Adventure

    Personalise your day with a nature-focused fjord cruise getting you close to cascading waterfalls on an exciting RIB-boat, or a kayaking trip introducing you to Geirangerfjord’s magnificent peaks and waterfalls, the Seven Sisters and the Suiter with an experienced guide.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hotel Union Geiranger (Fjord view room).
  10. Day 10 Cross-country to Oslo

    Take in spectacular countryside and explore the Olympic town of Lillehammer en route to Oslo. Go behind the scenes on an after-hours, VIP visit to the Hollmenkollen Ski Jump Museum to discover 4,000 years of skiing history and raise a glass at the top of the jump.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Grand Hotel Oslo.
  11. Day 11 Highlights of Oslo Relaxed Start

    See the medieval spires and ramparts of Oslo’s Akershus Fortress, the opulent Royal Palace, and stroll Frogner Park. Opt for a backstage tour of Oslo Opera House or take a bike ride before toasting your stylish Scandinavian journey at Grand Café Oslo.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Grand Hotel Oslo.
  12. Day 12 Farewell Oslo.

    Conclude your Copenhagen to Oslo luxury tour with a private transfer to Oslo Airport for your onward journey.

    meals Breakfast
Timeless Scandinavia Luxury Tour Map
Price Includes

Dining Summary

  • 7 Dinner (D)
  • 11 Breakfast (B)

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Copenhagen: Join your Local Expert for a visit to the Amalienborg Palaces, home to the Danish royal family and Crown Prince. These four identical palaces frame an octagonal courtyard where the changing of the guard ceremony takes place daily at noon.
  • Copenhagen: Visit the Torvehallerne food market with a Local Expert and try smørrebrød, the famed open faced sandwich and a delicious Danish pastry.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Lake Vidöstern: Take to the waters by boat or canoe and explore tranquil Lake Vidöstern. Relax as you cruise, admire beautiful scenery and breathe in the fresh Swedish air.
  • Vittaryd: Take a gentle bike ride around the many nature paths surrounding the manor, or maybe venture to the nearby forest.
  • Vittaryd: Connect with nature and yourself at the hotel’s enchanting ECO Spa. Situated by the lake, you can enjoy beautiful views from the two wood-fired barrel saunas and hot tubs. The ECO Spa also features a solar heated relaxation room.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Geirangerfjord: Embark on an adrenaline-fuelled, fun and informative boat ride as you take a closer look at cascading waterfalls and remote mountain farms.
  • Geiranger: Get active and join a guided kayaking adventure on the calm waters of the fjord. Hear about the local way of life as you peacefully paddle surrounded by magnicient mountains and waterfalls. No previous kayaking experience is needed; however, to enjoy this option you should be in excellent physical health.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Oslo: Visit the modern Oslo Opera House and learn about its architecture, stage technology and get a glimpse behind the scenes and find out what happens before the curtain rises.
  • Oslo: Take part in a scenic bike ride through the lesser know areas of Oslo. Cycle the Askerselva River Path and admire the street art, discover the city waterfalls and visit the trendy neighbourhoods of Grünerløkka and Sørenga.

Additional Included Highlights

  • : You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • : Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • : At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • : 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.
  • : Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • : Complimentary, airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

Exceptional Dining

  • Copenhagen: Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at Høst, an elegant restaurant serving contemporary Nordic cuisine in the heart of the city. Fresh Nordic ingredients and seasonal greens set the scene. With a focus on sustainable practices Høst works towards reducing food waste, reducing their CO2 footprint and have invested in a solar cell park.
  • Stockholm: Dine at the Fotografiska Museum Restaurant, where you’ll enjoy a mouthwatering, creative and sustainability-driven dinner. Honoured with the Michelin Sustainability Emblem, Fotografiska is a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience serving organic, plant-based meals with a mission to inspire a more conscious world.
  • Oslo: Raise a glass and toast to your Scandinavian adventure during your Celebration Dinner at one of the city's top restaurants, Grand Café Oslo. Feast on modern Nordic cuisine as you reminisce on the majesty of the fjords.

Journey Highlights

  • Copenhagen: Explore this modern seafront city with your Local Expert, home to the happiest people in the world. See Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid on the harbour, the Renaissance Stock Exchange and the imposing Christiansborg Palace, where parliament sits.
  • 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.
  • Oresund Bridge: Cross this magnificent feat of engineering that links Denmark and Sweden in spectacular fashion. Join the millions who have traversed the longest road and rail bridge in Europe since June 2000, and spot the artificial island with its unique ecosystem.
  • Lake Vidöstern: Take to the waters by boat or canoe and explore tranquil Lake Vidöstern. Relax as you cruise, admire beautiful scenery and breathe in the fresh Swedish air.
  • Vattern: As you journey across the stunning Swedish countryside, take a moment to admire the serene beauty of this picturesque lake, mentioned in Samuel Johnson's 'The Idler.' The water here is so fresh that you can drink it from any point.
  • 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: Visit the Vasa Museum, which houses the world-famous Vasa Galleon, the world's best preserved 17th century warship that was salvaged after 333 years on the sea bed near Stockholm. Delve into what life was like on board through the exhibited items that have been recovered.
  • Bergen: Your Local Expert will guide you through the lively fish market and its many stalls of handicrafts and souvenirs, before you have the chance to marvel at the 13th century Haakon's Hall, a former royal residence still in use for cultural events.
  • Bergen: You're invited to visit Troldhaugen, the former summer home of renowned composer Edvard Grieg. See the villa where he dreamed up his Romantic-era masterpieces and enjoy a moving piano recital on Grieg’s own Steinway, hosted in the museum's chamber music hall.
  • Flam Railway: Renowned as one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world, the Flåm railway takes you on a thrilling ride 866 meters up the mountainside to Myrdal station. Admire spectacular scenery as you weave in and out of tunnels and past dramatic waterfalls.
  • Lillehammer: Pause on your journey to have a wander around the ski resort town of Lillehammer. Known for the 1994 and 2016 Winter Olympics, sports fans can see the famous ski jump and there are also a number of attractive late 19th century wooden houses on the walk.
  • Oslo: Stroll around the pristine city of Oslo with your Local Expert to see the medieval Akershus Castle, constructed in the late 13th century. Stroll along Oslo Harbour and see the Royal Palace presiding over the main shopping street, Karls Johan.
  • Oslo: Your Local Expert will guide you through the wonderful Frogner Park, where over 200 intriguing sculptures by local artist Gustav Vigeland can be seen. The baroque park is also home to Frogner Manor, a former meeting hotspot for the high society figures of Oslo.

Luxury Hotels

  • Geiranger: There is no better scenic location, than the Hotel Union Geiranger. Luxury Gold guests enjoy upgraded rooms set against a fabulous backdrop of breathtaking fjord scenery and mountains.

Personalize your day

  • Copenhagen: Join your Local Expert for a visit to the Amalienborg Palaces, home to the Danish royal family and Crown Prince. These four identical palaces frame an octagonal courtyard where the changing of the guard ceremony takes place daily at noon.
  • Copenhagen: Visit the Torvehallerne food market with a Local Expert and try smørrebrød, the famed open faced sandwich and a delicious Danish pastry.
  • Vittaryd: Take a gentle bike ride around the many nature paths surrounding the manor, or maybe venture to the nearby forest.
  • Vittaryd: Connect with nature and yourself at the hotel’s enchanting ECO Spa. Situated by the lake, you can enjoy beautiful views from the two wood-fired barrel saunas and hot tubs. The ECO Spa also features a solar heated relaxation room.
  • Geirangerfjord: Embark on an adrenaline-fuelled, fun and informative boat ride as you take a closer look at cascading waterfalls and remote mountain farms.
  • Geiranger: Get active and join a guided kayaking adventure on the calm waters of the fjord. Hear about the local way of life as you peacefully paddle surrounded by magnicient mountains and waterfalls. No previous kayaking experience is needed; however, to enjoy this option you should be in excellent physical health.
  • Oslo: Visit the modern Oslo Opera House and learn about its architecture, stage technology and get a glimpse behind the scenes and find out what happens before the curtain rises.
  • Oslo: Take part in a scenic bike ride through the lesser know areas of Oslo. Cycle the Askerselva River Path and admire the street art, discover the city waterfalls and visit the trendy neighbourhoods of Grünerløkka and Sørenga.

VIP Experiences

  • Oslo: Visit the Holmenkollen Ski Jump Museum after-hours to learn about 4,000 years of skiing history and see Norwegian polar artifacts. Try out the ski simulator and then toast to your Scandinavian adventures with a drink from the best viewpoint in Oslo.

Well-being

  • : 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.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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May 2023
May 13 Sat
May 24 Wed
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DOUBLE OCCUPANCY PRICE/PERSON
$7,804
June 2023
Jun 3 Sat
Jun 14 Wed
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$7,859
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Jun 28 Wed
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$7,859
July 2023
Jul 29 Sat
Aug 9 Wed
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$7,984
August 2023
Aug 12 Sat
Aug 23 Wed
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$7,859
September 2023
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Sep 13 Wed
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$7,859
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