Grand Scandinavia (Preview 2019)
Sail the Baltic Sea, crossing rolling tundra and glassy fjords in your search for the midnight sun, all the while enjoying the local culture, history and striking scenery.
Additional Included Highlights
Enjoy free time to explore the harbour of this fascinating city of design.
See Alvar Aalto’s Town Hall and visit the cathedral. Receive an Arctic Circle Crossing certificate.
Visit Northern Finland's oldest city. It is also one of the most important harbour cities in all of Northern Europe.
Visit one of Lapland’s oldest churches.
See the Sami Parliament.
Stand near the fence of the towering cliffs, drastically rising our of the sea. You will feel as if you are n the edge of the world, and your literally are.
See the street of historic, 19th century wooden buildings and Norway's oldest octagonal chruch.
Tell all your friends you travelled through!
See the Market Square and its statue of Olav Tryggvason, the Nidaros Cathedral, the Tyholt Tower and Old Town Bridge.
Enjoy time to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you wish.
See the town that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics.
See the 12th century stave church.
Skåne Region, Lake Vättern, Lapland, Four Winds' Road, Kåfjord, Lyngen Alps, Rago National Park, Laksfoss Falls, Norwegian Fjordland, Dovre Mountains, Rondane National Park.
Alta: Savour a delicious oven-baked dinner of local seasonal specialities of fresh salmon or the local's favourite, reindeer, served with fresh salads and wine.
Oslo: Scandinavian hospitality is matched with fine food and a glass of wine at your Celebration Dinner.
Dining Summary: 19 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 8 Dinners (D) and 3 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.
Alta: Meet Trine Lyrek at her working husky farm. Gain an insight to the challenges Trine and her Alaskan Huskies face when competing in marathon Arctic dog sled races. There's also time to have a play with these gorgeous pups.
Rovaniemi: Meet Santa Clause when you visit his village where it is Christmas all year round! From his post office, you can make sure that Santa sends Christmas letters to friends and family back home come December.
Stay at the Best Addresses
Mosjøen: The traditional Fru Haugans Hotel is in a picturesque location. It offers all the comforts of a modern hotel and is characterised by excellent personal service.
Geiranger: For a scenic location, you won't find better than Hotel Union. Enjoy upgraded rooms set against a fabulous backdrop of breathtaking fjord scenery and mountains.
Stockholm: The classy Hilton Slussen is conveniently located within walking distance of the historic Old Town.
Cruising: Enjoy the additional comfort of your high-class, sea-view cabin onboard your overnight cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki.
Helsinki: GLO Hotel Art is a charming hotel, built around a century-old art nouveau castle. It is in the centre of Helsinki surrounded by the vivid Design District.
Top Rated Highlights
Copenhagen: Make the most of the long summer nights at Tivoli Gardens, the famous entertainment park.
Copenhagen: Explore with your Local Expert. See Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid on the harbour, the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg Palace.
Copenhagen: With a Local Expert, witness the regal interior of Christiansborg Palace, with its stunning tapestries, furnishings and decor.
Øresund Bridge: Cross this magnificent fiat of engineering. It's the longest road and rail bridge in Europe, spanning 8 kilometres.
Cruise: Admire the beautiful views from your high-class, sea-view cabin as your cruise through the largest archipelago in the world, from Stockholm to Helsinki.
Stockholm: Wander through Gamla Stan, the Old Town, with your Local Expert to see the cathedral and the Royal Palace.
Stockholm: With a Local Expert, step inside the City Hall where the fabulous Gyllene salen, the Golden Hall is covered by 18 million gilded mosaic tiles. You'll also see the Blå hallen, the Blue Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquets are held.
Helsinki: Your Local Expert will show you the sights of the harbour city. Visit the Church in the Rock, admire the interesting Sibelius Monument and see Finlandia Hall before enjoying free time to explore the harbour of this fascinating city of design.
Kuopio: Admire the spectacular panoramic views from atop Puijo Tower.
Oulu: Visit Northern Finland's oldest city. It is also one of the most important harbour cities in all of Northern Europe.
Rovaniemi: See Alvar Aalto’s Town Hall and visit the cathedral. You'll even receive an Arctic Circle Crossing certificate.
Sodankylä: Visit one of Lapland’s oldest churches.
Karasjok: See the Sami Parliament.
Karasjok: Visit the museum devoted to Sami history and culture, offering a glimpse into the old Sami lifestyle.
North Cape: Journey to mainland Europe's most northern point to see something that doesn’t happen – sunset! Even at midnight, the sun clings to the horizon. This once-in-a-lifetime unique experience is accompanied by champagne and caviar to make it even more special.
Mosjøen: See the street of historic, 19th century wooden buildings and Norway's oldest octagonal church.
Hell: Tell all your friends you travelled through!
Trondheim: During you orientation with your Travel Director, see the Market Square and its statue of Olav Tryggvason, the Nidaros Cathedral, the Tyholt Tower and Old Town Bridge.
Geiranger: Cruise along the deep, blue waters of majestic Geirangerfjord, surrounded by snow-covered mountains, gushing waterfalls and lush g…