Absolut Nord

12 Days

Overview

01 WED. Copenhagen.-
TODAYS HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.

Welcome to Europe!!!. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

02 THU. Copenhagen – Odense- Aarhus.-
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit of Copenhagen, pleasant scenery in southern Denmark.

In the morning, comprehensive tour of the Danish capital with a local guide. Copenhagen is the largest Scandinavian city, and full of contrasts: the popular Tivoli, Christianborg Palace, the terraces of Nyhavn, the Mermaid…    In the afternoon we travel to Jutland, passing through pleasant scenery on our way. En route we take a 20km bridge over the sea and stop at ODENSE, where we can visit its gothic cathedral and the house of Andersen. Arrival at AARHUS , accommodation.

03 FRI. Aarhus – Kristiansand – Flekkefjord – Stavanger.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Norwegian coastline.

We will travel to HIRSTHALS where we will take a ferryboat to Norway crossing the North Sea. A three-hour voyage to KRISTIANSAND. We will go along Norway’s southern coastline and enjoy its gorgeous landscapes. We will stop in a picturesque small town called STAVANGER, a beautiful town that has an active port by the fjord.

Note: ferryboat operation hours vary depending on the months. Some time is normally reserved to have lunch on the boat.

04 SAT. Stavanger – Bergen.
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: beautiful fjord and sea landscapes. Funicular trip to mount Floyen.

On leaving the city, we will stop at the ¨Swords in Rock¨ monument, where we will remember the Vikings before continuing on the very beautiful scenic tour. We will follow the route going through tunnels, bridges and travel some stretches by boat to go along the fjord coast of Norway. One of its undersea tunnels is the deepest one in the world. This stage gets more relaxed and spectacular with its two boat trips. Arrival in BERGEN at lunch time. We include a funicular trip to Mount Fløyen which offers amazing vistas of the town and Bergen fjord. There will be some free time later to enjoy the capitol city of fjords.

05 SUN. Bergen – Oslo.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Spectacular scenery of mountains and fjords. Cruise.

Landscapes are still fantastic on this day: images of Norway’s interior region – fjords, glaciers, lakes and forests. We will travel to SOGNEFJORD, Norway’s largest fjord. Prior to arrival, we will stop at the beautiful TVINDEFOSSEN waterfall. We will go on a magnificent cruise between the cities of Gudvangen and Flam; fantastic landscapes during this two-hour voyage. We will continue our journey crossing magnificent snow-covered landscapes. We will go under Lærdal Tunnel, one of the longest in the world. Visit to BORGUND’s 12th century wooden church which is considered Norway’s best preserved medieval church (entrance included). Arrival in OSLO. Free time. Check out its port, main streets, and the artworks at Frognerparken.

06 MON. Oslo – Orebro- Stokholm.
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: impressive scenery with mountains, forests and lakes.

We will spend some time in OSLO before departing for Sweden. Landscapes with forests and lakes. Stop OREBRO,  town next to a beautiful lake with a castle and charming historic center. .  Time for stroll and lunch.  Arrival in STOCKHOLM in the evening.

07 TUE. Stockholm.-
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Stockholm sightseeing.

We make a panoramic tour of this very beautiful capital city built on 13 islands joined together. We will see the Gamla Stand or the “City between the Bridges”, the old quarter of the city, full of life where there are many monumental buildings such as the Nobel Museum, alongside the main square of Stortorget, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes, the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. Whenever possible, we will enjoy a pretty view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. Free time. We recommend visiting the museums and parks.  Optionally, we suggest a visit to the City Hall and to the Vasa museum-ship.

08 WED. Stockholm – Ferry Boarding.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Finland.

Free day in Stockholm. In the evening we will board a modern ferry, overnight accommodation in double cabins with private bathroom to go to Finland.

09 THU. Turku – Naantali – Helsinki.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Forests, lakes, pleasant landscapes.

We recommend you to go to the ship deck at sunrise; we arrive to Finland by sailing along Aland Islands, contemplating hundreds of islands covered by forests. We shall see mesmerizing landscapes from the sea. Disembarkation and time to walk around TURKU, a city with a very strong Swedish influence. We continue our journey to the neighbor city of NAANTALI, very picturesque town of wooden houses next to the sea. We will later arrive in HELSINKI, time for lunch. Free afternoon, you will be able to get to know this city, with its old market, the Russian influence in its buildings and churches.

10 FRI. Helsinki – Tallinn.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Stage by the sea with beautiful landscapes on the way out of Helsinki.

We include a boat trip (regular line water local transport) to Suomenlinna Islands, – six islands where we highlight a great fortress that used to protect the sea entry to the city and was declared World Heritage – Time to stroll around (we will be able to cross island through its small pedestrian bridges). Later we shall board a ferry to Estonia; Ferry trip of around 2h30 duration; we suggest to admire the departure from Helsinki and the surrounding islands. Arrival to TALLINN.

11 SAT. Tallinn.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: city tour of Tallinn.

The capital of Estonia is a wonderful city with a well-conserved medieval centre. Comprehensive tour of the city, its walls, churches, squares, and its mediaeval streets filled with tourist attractions.  Free afternoon.

12 SUN. Tallin.-
After breakfast, end of our services.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Price Includes

Europamundo General Services : Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
Boat: Sogner Fjord, Suomenlinna islands in Helsinki.
City tour in : Copenhagen, Stockholm, Tallinn.
Ticket admission: Borgund´s church in Bergen.
Ferry: Denmark- Norway, stretches along the fjord coast of Norway, Stockholm (Sweden) / Turku (Finland), Helsinki (Finland) / Tallinn (Estonia).
Funicular: Mount Floyen in Bergen.

Exclusions:

  • Airfare, Visa.
  • Goods and Service Tax @ 5%.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Any other item or expenses not specifically mentioned under inclusions.

Prices

Departures dates

May.19 : 15, 29
Jun.19 : 12, 26
Jul.19 : 10, 24
Aug.19 : 14
Sep.19 : 04, 18
Oct.19 : 02

Prices per Person

DBL SINGLE
High S. 1947 2755
Middle S. 1982 2791

Season : Unique , High , Middle , Low , * Extra , Currency : EUR

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