Scandinavian Capitals in Winter

Scandinavian Capitals in Winter

Depart:
Independent Tour-Land Only

8 Days/ 7 Nights

Daily October 1, 2018-April 30, 2019

The Winter season in Scandinavia is when the cultural life comes alive. Opera, ballet, and art exhibitions are in full swing and the restaurants are crowded with locals enjoying creative Scandinavian cuisine that is becoming so popular throughout the world. Traveling during the winter season means fewer crowds and great prices. Continental Journeys offers several options and can customize any itinerary.
Price per Person:
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Package Includes:
6 nights hotel accommodation at category selected all with private facilities
Superior tourist class/first class hotels:
Stockholm: Hotel Rica Hotel Stockholm or similar, Copenhagen: Hotel Vesterbro or similar, Oslo: Hotel Millennium or similar.
Superior first class/ Deluxe hotels:
Stockholm: Hotel Reisen or similar, Copenhagen: Hotel Skt. Petri or similar, Oslo: Hotel Grand or similar
Daily buffet breakfast at hotels
1 buffet dinner on overnight cruise-includes 1 beer, 1 soft drink or 1 glass of wine
Overnight cruise Copenhagen-Oslo Including breakfast.-Sea Side Cabin with private facilities
2X 24 hour Copenhagen Cards
48 Hour Oslo Pass
3 hour scheduled Stockholm city tour
2nd class rail ticket from Oslo to Stockholm
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Copenhagen
Upon arrival at the Copenhagen Airport self transfer to your centrally located hotel. Remainder of your day at leisure in this beautiful capital! In 2008, the magazine Monocle listed Copenhagen as the number one of the Top 20 Most Livable Cities, and rewarded the city with the title "Best Design City". In addition, it has also been classified as a World City of Culture and has the 3rd biggest city center in Western Europe after London and Paris! You will have two 24hours Copenhagen cards which allow you to discover Copenhagen and its museums and attractions with free use of public transport. Overnight in Copenhagen

Day 2 Copenhagen
Enjoy a Scandinavian breakfast at the hotel. Today you have the opportunity to discover this wonderful city. Did you know that the Danish monarchy is the oldest in the world and Queen Margrethe ll resides in the middle of the city? Copenhagen is a world class metropolis that offers something for everyone. In Copenhagen you can find world famous attractions such as the "Little Mermaid", the amusement park Tivoli, the Royal Theater, the modern Opera House, the Royal Castle Amalienborg with its Royal Guards, the Carlsberg Brewery and much more. Overnight in Copenhagen.

Day 3 Copenhagen-Overnight Cruise
After breakfast at the hotel, use your morning for some last minute shopping in Copenhagen. In the afternoon, self transfer to the port to embark on the overnight cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo. On board you can lean back and enjoy this relaxing cruise.Buffet dinner is included on the ship this evening. Overnight on board in a sea side cabin.

Day 4 Oslo
Continental breakfast is served on board. Disembark in the morning. Welcome to Oslo, the capital and largest city in Norway! Self transfer to your centrally located hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure in Oslo.Explore the third-largest but oldest Scandinavian city with the 48 hours Oslo Pass. Use the chance to have a look at its museums and attractions including free public transport. Oslo�s history goes back to 1000 years ago, when the first camps were built at the inlet of the Oslo fjord. The city is known for its green image, and is surrounded by the blue Oslofjord, lakes, green hills and forests. Overnight in Oslo.

Day 5 Oslo
After a Scandinavian breakfast at the hotel, time at leisure to discover more of the most beautiful city. Oslo is a charming city with over 500 000 inhabitants. The city is characterized by a mixture of old and new architecture, parks, hills, museums, monuments, lakes, forests and of course the fjord. It is a vibrant city, excellent for shopping, to experience culture and sports activities. We recommend visiting the Vigelandsparken, also known as Frognerparken. Go for a walk among the famous sculptures or further to the Royal Palace and the Akershus fortress. Oslo has a wide range of restaurants and a lively nightlife. Overnight in Oslo

Day 6 Oslo-Stockholm
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Self transfer to the rail station. Your journey will continue by train. In just about five hours you travel from Oslo to Stockholm. Welcome to Stockholm, one of the world�s most beautiful capitals, the largest city and capital of Sweden.Upon arrival self transfer to your centrally located hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 7 Stockholm
After your Scandinavian breakfast at the hotel, time to discover Stockholm on your 3 hour scheduled city tour. The city is built on 14 islands and is one of Europe's largest and best-preserved medieval cities. The city offers a wide variety of stunning scenery. Stockholm offers a huge range of museums, theaters, sights, attractions and events for every taste and even much more. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 8 Stockholm-End of Tour
After breakfast self transfer to the airport. You can extend your stay in lovely Stockholm or continue to Helsinki, Riga, or Lapland.

Additional nights available.

Helsinki Extension:

Includes:
Overnight cruise on Silja Line-outside cabin, 1 night in a superior tourist class or first class hotel with breakfast, 24 hour Helsinki Card, hotel taxes and service charges



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