18-Nights The Scandinavian With Iceland

Stunning scenery, cultural treasures, vibrant cities, and natural wonders await you on this Scandinavia guided tour through Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Your adventure concludes with an escorted tour of spectacular Iceland.

Enjoy the best in guided sightseeing in Scandinavia while visiting the exciting cities of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Lillehammer, and Oslo. From charming and historic, to modern and cosmopolitan, you’ll find new discoveries and iconic attractions to see and experience in each stop along the way.

You'll visit the childhood home of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense, the Uppsala cathedral site of Swedish monarchy coronations, and Torpo’s wooden church built in 1160.

Take a ferry from Denmark to Sweden, where you’ll experience lush farmland and historic landmarks before traveling to the Swedish capital of Stockholm. Visit sites such as the Royal Palace, as well as the blue and gold City Hall – site of the Nobel Prize banquet.

You’ll tour Norway with its majestic scenery to take a cruise on the Sognefjord and Nærøyfjord, as well as a trip to see the mighty Vøringfoss waterfall. Marvel at the panoramas and people of the Norway before returning to Oslo and your next adventure in Iceland.

Next, travel from Oslo to Reykjavik to embark on an Icelandic adventure to remember for its geologic and geothermal surroundings. Visit the Geysir hot springs, the giant Gullfoss Waterfall, and Lake Jökulsárlón in the national park at Skaftafell. You’ll also see the largest glacier in Europe – the Vatnajökull.

Your Scandinavian sojourn and Icelandic adventure will awaken your senses with discoveries of history, culture, and natural wonders to inspire the imagination for years to come!

Included Features:

COPENHAGEN
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Royal Reception Rooms in Christiansborg Palace; the Little Mermaid, Tivoli Gardens

ODENSE
Visit Hans Christian Andersen’s home

ARHUS
Visit Den Gamle By; [LF] a special dinner at a local restaurant

FREDERIKSHAVN–GOTHENBURG
Ferry crossing

GOTHENBURG
Orientation drive

STOCKHOLM
Guided sightseeing, walking tour of the Old Town, visit the City Hall

GRIPSHOLM CASTLE
[LF] Guided visit

LILLEHAMMER
Guided walking tour of the Maihaugen Open-Air Museum

BORGUND
Take pictures of the stave church

SOGNEFJORD & NAERØYFJORD
Boat cruise

BERGEN
Orientation

HARDANGERFJORD
[LF] Enjoy apple cider at a local farm

TORPO
Visit a stave church

OSLO
Guided sightseeing, walk through Frogner Park and visit City Hall; farewell dinner

REYKJAVIK
Welcome dinner; [LF] boat cruise, see whales in their natural habitat (or Northern Lights departures January 7-April1 & October 7-December 9); orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

THINGVELLIR
[LF] Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates

GEYSIR
Admire the hot springs; [LF] taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps

GULLFOSS
[LF] Marvel at the waterfall

SKAFTAFELL
Drive through the national park

LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN
[LF] See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe

SKOGAFOSS & SELJALANDSFOSS
Admire waterfalls

HELLISHEIÐArVIRKJUN
Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station