Taste of Scandinavia is a funky, vibrant, sun-drenched, elegant romp through the three Scandinavian countries and the über-cool capital city of Berlin. Expect sublime sea cruises and loads of lavish places that make this one of the sexiest parts of Europe.
10th/24th June 2017
8th/22nd July 2017
5th/19th August 2017
2nd September 2017
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We depart Berlin in the morning and drive through Germany before taking the ferry to Denmark, where we’ll arrive late afternoon. That evening you’ll be able to join the optional group dinner to get to know your fellow passengers. We then head to Tivoli Amusement Park and explore the exciting nightlife of the Danish capital.
This morning we’ll do an orientation tour past all major sights such as the Little Mermaid, the Geffin Fountain or the Royal Palace. You’ll have the afternoon to explore the city. Maybe with a visit to the Free Town of Christiania or The Carlsberg Brewery.
We depart early in the morning and drive across Sweden before entering Norway and heading to the capital, Oslo. On arrival we will head to the Vigeland Sculpture Park. That evening your guide will point you in the direction of economic meal options.
Today the guide will give a morning orientation that will take you to the City Hall (where the Nobel Prize is given out!), the Aker Brnynge Area and the harbour. You’ll be able to join the optional Vikings & Beaches Bike Tour.
Entering Sweden we pass Lake Vanern to have a Swedish awakening in Stockholm. This is a very beautiful city, its saffron coloured buildings and cobbled streets surrounded by little avenues of blue water are enchanting. After check-in the guide will orientate you around town and then In the evening we’ll get a taste of Sweden’s funky music scene.
This morning we’ll introduce you to our Viking friends who illuminate Stockholm’s past and present. You’ll have the option to grab a bike and go exploring the islands, museums and green spaces, while joyfully singing Abba songs. The rest of the day is yours to explore Stockholm: you could kayak the archipelago of islands that lie on Stockholm’s doorstep, go for a revitalising spa or take the Stockholm bike tour around the canals and islands of the city, learning the history and gathering a hunger for some local food. Stockholm is also home to the largest Ikea in the world, so a trip out to browse the furnishings and eat at the restaurant will surely save you a wealth of cash.
It’s all over! Our trek finishes after breakfast.