Scandinavia: Great Capitals of the Baltic Sea

  • Trip Type: Land
  • 10 Days | Copenhagen to Oslo
  • Group Size: Max 25

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Norwegian Fjords

Post-Trip, 4 Days

Following your urban adventure, immerse yourself in some of the world’s most spectacular scenery on a journey through the Norwegian fjordlands. Step aboard the world-famous Flåm Railway and ride across alpine peaks and emerald valleys only accessible by train. Take in stunning Aurlandsfjord from multiple angles—cruise below its sheer rock walls, hover above its dramatic chasm on a viewing platform, and sleep within sight of its natural beauty. Then head to Bergen to discover the colorful, Hanseatic houses of the city’s enchanting old wharf.

Itinerary - 4 Days

Day 1 — Oslo/Flåm

From Oslo, catch a train to Myrdal, and then board the Flåm Railway for an unforgettable ride along one of the steepest normal-gauge railroads in the world. Descend a steep valley through 20 tunnels and past thundering waterfalls to the fjord village of Flåm. Settle into your hotel overlooking Aurlandsfjord, and enjoy the rest of the day to explore this quaint town at your leisure.
Fretheim Hotel (B,L,D)

Day 2 — Flåm

Begin the day with a stroll through the picturesque village of Undredal, where you’ll sample the town’s world-famous brown goat cheese and visit Scandinavia’s smallest stave church. Return to Flåm for lunch at a traditional Scandinavian café, and then switch up your perspective of Aurlandsfjord from the nearby Stegastein’s viewing platform, which floats 2,000 feet above the fjord. Continue to Aurland village—the birthplace of the penny loafer—and visit a traditional shoe factory.
Fretheim Hotel (B,L,D)

Day 3 — Naeroyfjord/Bergen

Cruise the spectacular Naeroyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Marvel at the sheer rock walls as we ply the narrow fjord aboard a small rigid-inflatable boat. Then transfer to Bergen and take a walk along the brightly painted buildings lining Bryggen—a World Heritage site. Dine on your own tonight in this old port city, once an important trading center of the Hanseatic League.
Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret (B,L)

Day 4 — Bergen/Oslo or Copenhagen, Denmark

After breakfast, transfer to the Bergen airport and fly to Oslo or Copenhagen to connect with your international flight home.