Europe & Britain First Class 2018: Best of Norway NEW Best of Norway *NEW*

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018

Tales of Vikings and trolls await on this epic journey through Norway's ethereal natural splendour. Encounter the 'King' and 'Queen' of the Fjords, Olympic triumphs and the trading heritage of the Hanseatics as you answer the call of Norway's untamed wilderness and embrace Scandinavian sophistication

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Oslo
  • Orientation of Bergen
  • See Sognefjord and Boeya Glacier
  • View Akershus, the Opera and Royal Palace in Oslo, Voringfoss, Steinsdalsfoss, Haakon's Hall and Hamar Olympic ice rink
  • Visit Vigeland Sculpture Park, Hardangerfjord, Geiranger Fjord and Stave Church at Lom
Dining Highlights
  • 8 Scandinavian breakfasts
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (412) 331-2244 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13703313

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1OsloArrive Oslo (2 nights): Prepare for a spellbinding encounter with pristine nature - an untamed landscape of fjords, lakes and dense forests that begins in the understated capital of Oslo, set within beautiful natural surrounds. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your hotel. Spend the day exploring its unique architecture and exquisite open spaces before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception to kick start your journey.Welcome Reception
Clarion Collection Bastion
Day 2OsloOslo Sightseeing: Join your Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour of this cultural capital. Enjoy views of the medieval fortress of Akershus, that overlooks Oslo's beautiful harbour, the Opera and 19th century Royal Palace. We finish our tour with a visit to the peculiar Vigeland Sculpture Park, proudly displaying the life's work of Gustav Vigeland. Spend the rest of the day at leisure people-watching over coffee in the charming Aker Bryge District or exploring the nation's seafaring heritage. Consider a visit to the Fram Polar Ship Museum and Viking Ship Museum to see the world's best-preserved Viking ships.Scandinavian Breakfast
Day 3HardangerfjordOslo - Geilo - Hardangerfjord: We meander along the picturesque shores of the Tyrifjord to the ski resort of Geilo with its scenic location at the foot of Hallingskarvet, before continuing across the Hardanger Plateau to the Voringfoss, a breathtaking cascade of water that plunges impressively into the Mabodalen Canyon below. We continue to Hardangerfjord - its title as the 'Queen of the Fjords' is well deserved and you'll have an opportunity to admire its deep blue waters and imposing ice-capped peaks as you cruise to your hotel in Oystese, where you'll dine tonight.Scandinavian Breakfast, Dinner
Hardangerfjord
Day 4BergenHardangerfjord - Bergen: Continue through the ethereal landscape of Norway, and walk behind the falling curtain of water at Steinsdalfoss en route to the Capital of Fjords, Bergen. We learn about the city's fascinating Hanseatic heritage, enjoying an orientation tour past the 13th century Haakon's Hall and bustling fish market. Enjoy some free time to explore this colourful city before embarking on a Be My Guest dinner with the Øvre-Eide family on their livestock farm in Norway that has been a working farm since the Viking Ages.Scandinavian Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Quality Edvard Grieg
Day 5GeirangerBergen - Voss - Sognefjord - Geiranger (2 nights): Delving straight back into Norway's inspiring natural landscapes, we stop in the resort town of Voss, before continuing to the 'King of Fjords'. We brush the shoreline of Sognefjord, climbing into the surrounding mountains to see the impressive ice wall of the Boeya Glacier. Later, we arrive at Geiranger Fjord whose deep blue waters, surrounding snow-capped peaks and lush green landscapes provide a beautiful backdrop for the next two nights.Scandinavian Breakfast, Dinner
Union Authentic Accommodation
Day 6GeirangerGeiranger: The Geirangerfjord takes centre stage today as we embark on an epic adventure to explore its depths. We begin our adventure on the Dalsnibba Skywalk for spectacular views of the fjord below before embarking on a scenic cruise past its tumbling waterfalls and snow-capped peaks. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure and enjoy dinner in your hotel this evening. Scandinavian Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7LillehammerGeiranger - Lom - Lillehammer: We enjoy a scenic drive from Geiranger through the high peaks of the Dalsnibba Pass, arriving in Lom, the gateway to the Jotunheimen Mountains. Here we will visit a 12th century wooden Stave church, adorned with Runic inscriptions, paintings and carved dragon figures that are said to protect it against evil. We continue through the Gudbrandsdal Valley before arriving in Lillehammer, the proud host of the 1994 Winter Olympics.Scandinavian Breakfast
Clarion Collection
Day 8OsloLillehammer - Oslo: We return to Oslo where we have the rest of the day to explore the cityscape. Explore the open-air museum displaying Norwegian life from the 1500s to today, or take a guided tour of the Royal Palace. We spend our last evening together at a Farewell Dinner toasting to a memorable trip exploring the beauty of Norway.Scandinavian Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Best Western Kampen
Day 9Depart OsloDepart Oslo: Our epic journey through the fjords, falls and forests of Norway has come to an end. We bid our newfound friends a fond farewell and prepare to return home. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Scandinavian Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
May 05, 2018Land Price$3,225.00* (USD)Quote
May 12, 2018Land Price$3,225.00* (USD)Quote
May 19, 2018Land Price$3,225.00* (USD)Quote
May 26, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,225.00* (USD)Quote
June 02, 2018Land Price$3,275.00* (USD)Quote
June 09, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,275.00* (USD)Quote
June 16, 2018Land Price$3,275.00* (USD)Quote
June 23, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,275.00* (USD)Quote
June 30, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
July 07, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
July 14, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
July 21, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
July 28, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
August 04, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,275.00* (USD)Quote
August 11, 2018Land Price$3,275.00* (USD)Quote
August 18, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
August 25, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
September 01, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
September 08, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
September 15, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
September 22, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
September 29, 2018Land Price$3,250.00* (USD)Quote
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