Focus on Scandinavia
About Scandinavia, Anywhere
Experience the cities, culture, and unspoiled landscapes of Scandinavia on this remarkable vacation. Begin with two overnights in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. Stop in Odense, Hans Christian Andersen’s home, and continue through the Jutland peninsula to reach Frederikshavn. From here, ferry across the Kattegat Channel to Gothenburg, Sweden, and continue by motorcoach into Norway for an overnight in Oslo. Included sightseeing of Norway’s capital features the National Theater, Parliament, Gustav Vigeland’s sculpture park, and more. On to the scenic Telemark region. A spectacular journey delivers you to the Vemork Museum, a tribute to recent history’s heroes. The views become more and more stunning as you cross the Hardangerfjord by ferry to arrive in Bergen, home of composer Grieg. After two overnights in this fascinating city, cruise on the amazing Sognefjord, where the mountains meet the sea. Next up: Fagernes, Lillehammer of Olympics fame, and through fairytale landscapes to Karlstad. Stop at Gripsholm Castle before reaching Stockholm, the Swedish capital set on 14 islands with canals, palaces, and parks. Guided sightseeing shows off the highlights—the perfect ending to this exciting trip.
Headsets throughout the tourSightseeing: Visits to Copenhagen, Frederikshavn, Odense, Gothenburg, Telemark, Vemork Museum, Fagernes, Lillehammer, Karlstad, Mariefred
COPENHAGEN Quality Dan (F) at Kastrup or First Hotel (F)FREDERIKSHAVN Jutlandia (F)OSLO Comfort Boersparken (ST)TELEMARK AREA Quality Strand (F) at VradalBERGEN Thon Bristol (ST)FAGERNES Quality Hotel & Resort (F)KARLSTAD Scandic (F)STOCKHOLM Best Western Plus Sthlm (F) at Bromma
Buffet breakfasts (B); 5 dinners (D)
NOTE:Security cruise regulations require clients’ family and first name, D.O.B., gender, and nationality at time of booking.April 19 Departure – Easter week
Transportation: Scheduled transatlantic flights and airport transfers in Copenhagen and Stockholm if Cosmos issues the air tickets. Touring by private first-class motorcoach. Cruise on Sognefjord; ferry crossings Frederikshavn-Gotheborg and Utne to Kvanndal