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Across the Arctic Circle with Scandinavian Highlights

Over 20 days uncover the best of Scandinavia with a voyage across the Arctic Circle to the Svalbard Archipelago. Visit Copenhagen, Bergen, Stockholm & Oslo.

20 Day
From (AUD)
$ 23,645
  • 2020 Oslo > Oslo

    Scandinavia uncovered

    With lush forests and fjords, crisp air, charming architecture and an undeniably fashionable edge, the Scandinavian cities have much in common.

    Copenhagen’s brightly coloured foreshore reveals its humble origins as a fishing port, its charming cobblestone streets contrasting with Stockholm’s elegant 57 bridges linking the 14 islands that make up the city. While cosy Oslo is nestled amongst the Nordic forests, lakes and green hills of your imaginations.

    Tour Code:

    ONO3

    Duration:

    20 Days

    Departure City:

    Oslo

    Return City:

    Oslo

  • 20 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Oslo

      Welcome to Oslo where your wondrous journey begins with a two night stay.

    • Day 2 - Oslo

      Discover the amazing history of the Vikings as you visit the museums honouring the rich nautical heritage of the Norse race and its warrior ancestors. Explore the Viking Ship Museum, the Kon-Tiki Museum and the Fram Polar Ship, the strongest wooden ship ever built. Step on board to see how the crew survived in the polar regions. Tonight enjoy a memorable dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Oslo - Stockholm

      Fly to the trendy Swedish capital. Said to be one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world, Stockholm is built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges and looks proudly onto the Baltic Sea. The architecture, lush greenery, fresh air and proximity to the water are distinctive traits of this city. Spend the next two nights in Stockholm.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 4 - Stockholm

      With your expert local guide discover City Hall and its spire featuring the golden Three Crowns, the Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace. Visit the Vasa Ship Museum, where the 17th century warship is housed after it tragically capsized and sank on its inaugural voyage in 1628.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Stockholm - Copenhagen

      Fly to Copenhagen for your two night stay. From its humble origins as a fishing village to its heyday as the glittering capital of the Danish Empire and now one of the world’s premier design capitals, the stories and characters of Copenhagen’s history are found in its palaces, copper-roofed town houses and cobbled squares.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 6 - Copenhagen
      Freechoice

      Take a cruise and see Christiansborg Palace, the Black Diamond Library and the Little Mermaid. Alternatively, visit Tivoli Gardens.

      Delight in your farewell dinner in one of Copenhagen’s finest restaurants.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Copenhagen

      Bid a fond farewell to Copenhagen and board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the Captain, crew and your Discovery Team this evening.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Kristiansand

      The capital of southern Norway, Kristiansand boasts a picturesque Old Town, home to traditional wooden houses and a neo-gothic cathedral.

      Freechoice

      Explore the distinctive Christiansholm Fortress built by royal decree in 1662 or walk through 50 hectare park at Gimle Estate to discover Agder Natural History Museum and Botanic Gardens.

      Discovery

      Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle excursion through the Baneheia and Ravnedalen Nature Park.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Bergen

      Norway’s magnificent second city is set on a beautiful convergence of fjords. Freechoice: Discover the city’s fascinating quarters, walk across the Bryggen old timber wharf or ride the funicular to Floibanen for stunning views. You may choose to visit the interesting Fantoft Stave Church.

      Discovery

      Take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion or a guided bicycle tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Sognefjord

      The largest fjord in Norway, at its deepest Sognefjord plunges to more than 1,300 metres while the mountains straddling it rise to more than 1,700 metres. Discover the village of Flåm in the heart of the fjord.

      Freechoice

      Ride the world-famous Flåm Railway for a day of stunning scenery. You may choose to explore an authentic Viking Village or see the white caves of Gudvangen.

      Discovery

      Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Geiranger Fjord > Ålesund

      A day of stunning scenery awaits cruising the World Heritage-listed Geiranger Fjord, unspoilt and rare in its pristine beauty. Explore this 20 kilometre emerald-green wonder up close and discover the Seven Sisters, The Suitor, and The Bridal Veil falls.

      Freechoice

      Explore the small town of Geiranger and visit the Dalsnibba view point for stunning panoramic views.

      Discovery

      Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

      Straddling several islands, Ålesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set amidst stunning scenery. Discover the secrets of this small community on a walking tour this evening.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - At Sea

      Relax on board and take advantage of the expansive array of facilities and dining experiences.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Lofoten Islands

      Great, craggy islands that touch the sky, picturesque villages and abundant wildlife make the Lofoten Islands a must-see destination. Discover the unexplored coves and bays of this stunning wonderland and marvel as the Captain and crew navigate the narrow mouths and steep ravines of the fjords. Visit the small community of Gravdal on the island of Vestvågøya.

      Freechoice

      Explore the pretty town of Henningsvaer or visit Svolvaer and the Magic Ice Bar.

      Discovery

      Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - At sea

      Cruise the Norwegian Sea across to the Svalbard Archipelago

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - At sea

      Cruise the Norwegian Sea across to the Svalbard Archipelago .

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Svalbard Archipelago

      The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, while Spitsbergen is the largest island. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions.

      Discovery

      You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks. Discover majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, the wildlife and marine life, taking you to the place of your wildest dreams.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Svalbard Archipelago

      Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Svalbard Archipelago.

      Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Svalbard Archipelago.

      Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 20 - Longyearbyen > Oslo

      Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to the crew, disembark and fly to Oslo.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Your luxury escorted journey includes:
    • 13 night all-inclusive luxury Scenic Eclipse cruise
    • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
    • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
    • Fully escorted land journey led by an expert handpicked
    • Tour Director with knowledgeable local guides
    • Internal flights and taxes
    • Porterage throughout plus return airport transfers
    • All tipping and gratuities