Sweden, Norway and Denmark

A Scandinavian Panorama

The lands of the Vikings, the ancient territories of the Norsemen, are swathed in centuries of legends and folklore. Come with us as we explore the castles and history, the glittering fjords and the dense forests in the lands of the Midnight Sun.

Sample Scandinavian Panorama Tour Itinerary

Day One: US Departure

Day Two: Stockholm

  • Stockholm - arrival and evening at leisure
Stockholm

Stockholm

Day Three: Stockholm

  • Stockholm - Sweden's capital city is built on 14 islands connected by 50 bridges, so often referred to as the 'Venice of the North'. See the Royal Palace, Storkyrkan Cathedral, the picturesque Gamla Stan medieval quarter, the City Hall where the Nobel Prize banquets are held and the Vasa Ship Museum.

Day Four: Stockholm - Uppsala - Mora

  • Uppsala - cradle of the Swedish Kingdom, which is still the religious capital today. See Uppsala Cathedral, the oldest University in Sweden and Uppsala Castle.
  • Mora - heart of the dales area known as Dalarna, on the edge of Lake Siljan, this is rural Sweden at its most traditional.

Day Five: Mora - Lillehammer

  • Journey through green valleys and dense forests into Norway, whose very name means 'the way to the north'.

Day Six: Lillehammer

  • Lillehammer - Norways premier ski resort and host to the winter Olympics in 1994. See the Maihaugen Open Air Museum, where more than 160 relocated buildings recreate traditional village life in rural Norway.

Day Seven: Lillehammer - Geilo - Voringfoss Waterfall - Hardanger Fjord - Bergen

  • Geilo - vibrant mountain village.
  • Voringfoss Waterfall - the highest and most powerful in Norway.
  • Hardanger Fjord - from the Atlantic Ocean to Hardangervidda mountain plateau is 111 miles, making this the third longest fjord in the world.

Day Eight: Bergen

  • Bergen - Gateway to the Fjords and the most characteristic Scandinavian city with its harbor and timber buildings. See Torget, the colorful fish and food market and Bryggen, the oldest most authentic part of the city; perhaps ride the cable car to Mount Floyen or visit Troldhaugen, the villa of Edvard Grieg.

Day Nine: Bergen - Stalheim - Sognefjord Cruise - Flam

  • Stalheim - spectacular panoramic views of Naeroydal Canyon with thundering waterfalls.
  • Sognefjord - leisurely cruise along the world's longest fjord
  • Flam - nestled deep in a tributary of Sognefjord, even the name means 'little place between steep mountains'.

Day Ten: Flam - Borgund Stave Church - Oslo

  • Borgund Stave Church - best preserved and most typical of Norway's medieval wooden churches from 1150.
Nyhaven - © Wonderful Copenhagen Photographer: Morten Jerichau

Nyhaven - © Wonderful Copenhagen Photographer: Morten Jerichau

Day Eleven: Oslo - Overnight Cruise to Copenhagen

  • Oslo - Norwegian capital and royal residence, where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded each year. See the Cathedral, Royal Palace, the Vigeland Sculpture Park and some of the rich collection of museums - the Viking Ships, the Fram, Kon-Tiki or perhaps the Norwegian Folk or Munch Museum.

Day Twelve: Copenhagen

  • Copenhagen - the 'city of merchants', which is Denmark's capital city and seat of government. See Christiansborg Palace, the sailors' church of Holmenskirken, Amalienborg Palace, the Tivoli Gardens and the Little Mermaid.

Day Thirteen: Copenhagen - Roskilde - Copenhagen

  • Roskilde - first capital of Denmark and cradle of Danish Christianity, whose Cathedral houses the tombs of 39 kings and queens.

Day Fourteen: Copenhagen - USA


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