Fjords and Medieval Cities
Norway, Sweden & Denmark in 14 Days • 12 Nights in Destination
The perfect combination of sightseeing and nature. Discover Norway's cities and fjords and Sweden and Denmark’s most iconic medieval cities, landmarks and natural landscapes.
Discover Norway’s capital city, Oslo, and its cultural delights. Spend your nights in Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane. Discover the city of Bergen, with towering mountains and crystal-clear fjords. Next, travel to the lively Stockholm, then visit emblematic Gothenburg and finally travel to Denmark and uncover the magic of the renaissance architecture in Elsinore and the enchanting Copenhagen.
Ready to discover the spectacular landscapes, the scenic fjords of Norway and the spectacular cities and landscapes of Southern Scandinavia? Arrive at your departure airport to catch a flight to Oslo.* Night on board.
* Important: If your outbound flight leaves at dawn (before 04:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the selected departure day.
Arrive at Gardermoen airport and take the shared transfer to the city centre.* Oslo is the capital of Norway and a great place to discover the local culture and cuisine. The city is known for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, its green spaces and its numerous museums, many of which are dedicated to the country's Viking heritage. Overnight stay in Oslo.
* Transfers are provided by a regular Flybuss Service.
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning enjoy a fascinating panoramic tour of Oslo including Frogner Park which houses the Sculptural Ensemble of Vigeland, the Town Hall, the Royal Palace, and the Modern Opera House. Afterwards, set off for Lillehammer, the city famous for the Olympics of '94, which is situated on the shores of Lake Mjøsa. Admire its tiny picturesque streets. Here you have the option to visit the Maihaugen Open-Air Museum.* Continue through the Oppland region and check-in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Oppland.
* Optional Maihaugen Open-Air Museum: Maihaugen is Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras, superb cultural experiences and numerous exhibitions. You may find a cheaper price at the destination, but it is recommended that you book through Exoticca to secure your place in advance.
Breakfast at the hotel. An exciting day awaits as you set off for Briksdal Glacier. On the way, stop for a brief visit to the beautiful Lom Church.* Located inside the Jostedalsbreen National Park, the Briksdal Glacier is set within the breathtaking Briksdalen Valley, rising to a height of 1200 metres. Enjoy some free time in Briksdal to admire the unbelievable views, take photos, explore the valley and have lunch (at your own expense). Afterwards, head to the Førde region, to check in to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Sogn og Fjordane.
* Optional Entrance to Lom Church: Enjoy entrance to Lom Stave Church where you can admire the beautiful Romanesque architecture of this 12th-century site, one of the largest churches in Norway.
Please note: You may find a cheaper entrance ticket price at the destination, but it is recommended that you book through Exoticca to secure your place in advance.
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off into the landscapes of the land of fjords, and enjoy a panoramic cruise through the beautiful Sognefjord, one of the most beautiful and well-known in the whole of Norway. Admire the Nærøy Fjord and the Sognefjord with its high mountains, waterfalls and breathtaking landscape, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Afterwards, continue to Gudvangen to enjoy some free time in this quaint village, nestled at the base of the Angosto Fjord. We recommend taking an optional excursion to the fascinating Viking Museum here.* Afterwards, continue to Voss where you can explore at your leisure until finally arriving in Bergen the 'capital of the fjords'. Transfer to the hotel and get settled in. Overnight stay in Bergen.
* Optional Viking Museum Visit: Visit Gudvangen's Viking Museum to learn more about this important period in Norwegian history. The Viking Museum is home to impressive Viking-style buildings, re-enactments and brilliant insights into Norway's Viking heritage.
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on a fascinating panoramic tour of Bergen for an overview of its sights and history. Visit the Fish Market, famous for its busy atmosphere and excellent produce, and the Hanseatic Neighbourhood or Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, filled with traditional buildings, museums, restaurants and cafes. The afternoon is free at your leisure. We recommend an optional Funicular Ride to Mount Floyen.* Overnight stay in Bergen.
* Optional Mount Floyen Funicular Ride: Ride to the top of Mount Floyen for exceptional views of Bergen and the surrounding fjord-lands. You may find a cheaper price at the destination, but it is recommended that you book through Exoticca to secure your place in advance.
Breakfast at the hotel. Set off early towards Oslo and on the way travel across the mighty Hardangerfjord. On the shores of this fjord you can watch the various different farming communities, many of them dedicated to fish farming. After admiring the glistening fjord, head to the Hardangervidda Plateau, home to large herds of wild reindeer. Continue to Olso and watch the changing landscapes and natural beauty of the Buskerud region pass by. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Oslo.
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, take a shared transfer* to the airport to take the flight to Stockholm. Arrival in Stockholm the capital of Sweden and the biggest of the country. It’s an archipelago composed by 14 islands that are connected by around 50 bridges in the Märlaren lake. It’s a very cosmopolitan city as you will find an Scandinavian modern architecture with metal and bronze buildings or fairy tails towers and a very charm old city centre. Self-transfer** to the hotel and overnight in Stockholm.
* Transfers are provided by a regular Flybuss Service.
** Airport transfer in Stockholm is not included. You will have the possibility to add a private transfer in the next stage of the booking process.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a panoramic tour of Stockholm. Begin discovering the old town or ‘Gamla Stan’ island, with its intricate network of small squares and cobbled alleys. See the exterior of the majestic Royal Palace, the medieval Cathedral and Parliament buildings. Next visit City Hall, the jewel of the capital, with the golden room and the blue room, where the Nobel Prize gala dinner is held. After this introduction to the city, enjoy the rest of the day free to continue exploring at your own leisure. Overnight stay in Stockholm.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast head to Uppsala, one of the most important historical sites in Sweden. Today enjoy a panoramic tour of Uppsala where you will visit the Cathedral and emblematic University. The city was once the seat of the Kingdom of Sweden, its history dates back to the Viking Age. Its typical Nordic architecture is another of its main attractions. In the afternoon and after leisure time for lunch, enjoy a panoramic walking tour in Karlstad. Visit picturesque wooden houses that are more than three centuries old and are still standing. Next, admire the river and visit the statue dedicated to Duke Karl. Continue along the river and come across one of the symbols of the city, the statue of Eva Lisa Holtz. Finally visit Stora Torget, the main square, which brings together the city, including the majestic cathedral. Overnight stay in Karlstad.
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for the West Coast of Sweden. On-route, pass through Fjällbacka to the village of Lysekil where you’ll visit a stunning wine-producing ranch and enjoy lunch. Arrival in Gothenburg in the afternoon. Enjoy a panoramic walking tour through the most emblematic areas of the city. Visit the renowned Kungsportsavenyn avenue, the Gothenburg City Hall, Nordstan, the largest shopping arcade in Scandinavia, and Kungsportsplatsen square. Admire the statue of Karl IX and see the exterior of the iconic Läppstiftet building, that resembles a lipstick. Finally, in the immediate vicinity we will find the Barken Viking Ship-Hotel and the Gothenburg Opera House where you will end the tour. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay in Gothenburg.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today, head to the South of the country. Travel via the port city of Helsingborg where you will board a ferry and cross over to the beautiful country of Denmark, towards the city of Elsinore (Helsingør). In the afternoon enjoy a self-guided visit to Kronborg Castle built in the 16th century and a World Heritage Site, and one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe. The castle is immortalized as Elsinore in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Arrive in Copenhagen in the late afternoon, check in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in Copenhagen.
Breakfast at the hotel. To make the most of your last day, enjoy a panoramic tour of Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Visit, among others, the emblematic City Hall, Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace (official residence of Queen Margaret), the impressive Gefion Fountain, the beautiful Nyhavn Canal dotted by typical houses with colored facades from the 17th century. Wonder along the picturesque Langelinie promenade where you will see little wooden boats docked and where you'll encounter the Little Mermaid statue, inspired by Christian Andersen’s tale. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your leisure. Overnight stay in Copenhagen.
Breakfast at the hotel*. Sadly it's time to end your trip to the southern part of Scandinavia. At the indicated time, self-transfer** to the airport for your return flight back to Canada. Arrive in Canada and end your trip.***
* Please note: If your return flight departs early in the morning, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.
** Airport transfer in Copenhagen is not included. You will have the possibility to add a private transfer in the next stage of the booking process.
*** Depending on the return flight schedule, you may arrive in Canada on the next day.
14 days trip including flights*
13 days and 12 nights in destination
YTO - OSL
YTO - OSL
CPH - YTO
* It may change depending of your departure city, departure date and arrival date.
The calendar does not display internal flights, trains or other transportation included in the itinerary.
Accommodation: 12 Nights
*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: First Hotel Millenium, Scandic Holberg, Scandic Sjølyst, Thon Hotel Slottsparken, Thon Hotel Spectrum, Thon Munch.
Panoramic tour in Oslo
Walk around the Frogner park, and contemplate all the Vigeland sculptures, visit the Viking Ship Museum, the Royal Palace and the Akershus Fort.
What's included: Guided tour by bus with stops in some of the highlights.
Enjoy some free time in Briksdal to admire the unbelievable views, take photos, explore the valley and have lunch (at your own expense).
What's included: Free time to discover the area and take pictures. Not included: Meals, troll-ride and any other service not mentioned as included.
Enjoy a panoramic cruise through the beautiful Sognefjord. Admire the Nærøy Fjord, and the Sognefjord with its high mountains, its furious waterfalls and its landscape, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
What's included: Ferry ticket.
Panoramic tour of Bergen
Visit the Fish Market, the Hanseatic Neighbourhood or Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, filled with traditional buildings, museums, restaurants and cafes.
Visit to Maihaugen Open-Air Museum
Maihaugen is Norway’s largest open-air museum outside of Oslo. The museum offers more than 200 buildings from different eras, superb cultural experiences and numerous exhibitions.
Entrance to Lom Stave Church
Enjoy entrance to Lom Stave Church where you can admire the beautiful Romanesque architecture of this 12th-century site, one of the largest churches in Norway.
Viking Museum Visit in Gudvangen
Visit Gudvangen's Viking Museum to learn more about this important period in Norwegian history.
Mount Floyen Funincular Ride
Ride to the top of Mount Floyen for exceptional views of Bergen and the surrounding fjord-lands.
The price includes
- Included in all our trips. more information
- Departures from main Canadian airports.
- International flights: Canada - Oslo, Oslo - Stockholm, Copenhaguen - Canada.
- 12 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.See hotels included
- 12 breakfasts, 1 lunch (beverages not included) and 2 dinners.
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles. *more information
- Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.See itinerary
- All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
- Cruise on the Sognefjord and connecting ferry rides and ferry from Helsingborg to Helsingør.
- Panoramic tours of Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm, Uppsala, Karlstad, Gothenburg & Copenhaguen. Visit to Briksdal Glacier.
- English-speaking guide (from day 3 to 7 and from day 9 to 13).
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase
Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.
Airport transfers in Stockholm and Copenhaguen are not included.
* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.
** NOTE: Flybuss operation: the voucher will be uploaded to the Customer Area on our website and the Customer will have to make the transfer on their own. You must carry a printed copy of your Flybuss voucher and be in possession of one voucher per person in order to use the Flybuss shuttle service to the city centre (not to the hotel).
The price includes: Transfers in Flybuss only from and to Oslo Gardermoen airport. In case of arriving at an Oslo airport other than Oslo Gardemoen, the transfer will not be included.
Airport transfers in Stockholm and Copenhaguen are not included. It is possible to add them to your package for an additional cost in the next step of the booking process.
English-speaking guide included from day 3 to 7 and from day 9 to 13.
- Entry requirementsYour passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date you expect to leave.
- VisaVisa not required for stays up to 90 days
- CurrencyNorwegian Krone
- LanguageNorwegian language, Nynorsk, BokmŒl
- Electricity220 V. European style plug.
- HealthThere are no mandatory vaccinations.
- Time zoneUTC + 01:00.
- Other useful informationNorway is famous for its fjords of which two, Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord, are included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
- Tourist Office websitehttps://www.fjordnorway.com/top-attractions
Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.
Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.
In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.
If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.
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6 glorious days in Norway
My husband and I spent 6 glorious days exploring the cities, rural towns and endless natural wonders around southern Norway! The itinerary was filled with incredible experiences and sights! Our guide was funny, kind, and extremely informative...I am looking forward to another trip with Exoticca!