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Denmark and Sweden Tour
12 days / 11 nights
Copenhagen - Oslo - Geilo - Hardanger Fjord - Lofthus - Bergen - Sognefjord - Voss - Balestrand - Nordfjord - Loen - Geiranger - Lillehammer - Stockholm

Day 1 Copenhagen
Arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Copenhagen
The tour starts from the statue of The Little Mermaid. Based on a tale by Hans Christian Andersen, the small and unimposing statue is a Copenhagen icon. Make a wish at the fountain of Gefion, which features a large-scale group of animal figures being driven by the legendary Norse goddess, Gefjun. See Amalienborg Palace, the winter home of the Danish royal family. Continue to the Parliament and the Rosenborg Castle, built in typical Dutch Renaissance style. The afternoon is free for exploring this fairytale town.

Day 3 Copenhagen – Oslo (cruise)
Have a tour to Kronborg, the Danish castle made famous as Elsinor in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet.’ Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kronborg is must-see for Shakespeare fans and royalty buffs. This tour also includes stops at two more Danish royal sites – Fredensborg Palace, one of the Danish royal family’s residences, and Frederiksborg Castle, now the Museum of National History. Afternoon transfer to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo.

Day 4 Oslo
The morning start with a sightseeing tour. You will see: Opera house (walk on the roof if you wish), Karl Johans gate – Oslo’s main street, Aker Brygge, Old town Christiania, Akershus Castle and Fortress, the royal palace (from the outside)
Visit of the Vigelandspark. Walk through the park with the guide. The guide will tell you more about the artist, the sculptures and the park in general. Then drive to the Holmenkollen Ski jump .Visit of Holmenkollen Skijump – visit of the tower with best view in town ! Overnight.

Day 5 Oslo – Geilo (240km/5,30h) – Hardanger fjord (220km/4h) – Lofthus (70km/1h)
Departure from Oslo, driving to the mountain resort of Geilo for a stop. The tour continues skirting the wild Hardanger Mountain Pleateau, stopping at Fossli to admire Norway's highest waterfall, Voringsfoss, with a vertical drop of 180 m. Descent to the lovely Lofthus where you spend the night.

Day 6 Lofthus – Bergen (50km + ferry/3h)
Short ferry crossing, and continue to Bergen, capital of Western Norway and gateway to the fjords. After arrival have a city tour of this beautiful Old Hansa Town, surrounded by 7 mountains. The tour will show you the Old Bryggen Area and the popular Fish and Flower Market, the ancient Maria Church, Hanseatic Quarter, Old Bryggen Harbor and other famous sights. Overnight.

Day 7 Bergen – Sognefjord (200km + ferry/4h) – Voss (100km/1,30h) – Balestrand (100km/1,30h)
Short ferry crossing, and continue to Sognefjord - lies in the heart of the Norwegian fjord country called Fjord Norway and extends more than 200 km inland to the national parks of Jotunheimen and Jostedalsbreen. Continue to Voss – witch sits in a location surrounded by snow-capped mountains, forests, lakes and fast flowing white water rivers. This has led to its development as a notable center of skiing, water sports, skydiving, paragliding and other adventure sports.Carry on to Balestrand. Here you can visit St Olavs Church and Sognefjord Aquarium - a small aquarium with examples of sealife found in the fjord. Overnight.

Day 8 Balestrand – Nordfjord (170km/3,30h) – Loen (60km/1h)
Departure by motorcoach, for a drive along the fjord to Fjaerland. Visit the glacier Museum. Continue along the scenic route, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei - it is situated in beautiful surroundings at the Jølstervatnet lake. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. During the afternoon the tour continues to Loen. Have some free time to explore the city. Overnight.

Day 9 Loen – Geiranger (90km/2,30h) – Lillehammer (270km/5h)
Travel through Stryn to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you board the ferry for the one hour cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord. During the cruise you will pass close by some impressive waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Disembark in the picturesque village of Geiranger. Visit the interesting Fjord Museum and continue across the Grotli Mountains to Lom, the following Lake Vogi, descending the remarkable Gudbrands Valley, renowned for its old farmsteads and beautiful river, to the small town of Lillehammer, known to the world since the Olympic Winter Games in 1984. Overnight.

Day 10 Lillehammer – Stockholm (flight)
Free time to explore Lillehammer before continuing alongside Lake Mjosa, the biggest lake in Norway. Transfer to international Airport outside Oslo where you take a one hour flight to Stockholm. Arrival at Stockholm and have some free time to explore the city. Overnight.

Day 11 Stockholm
The day starts with a guided tour, including some of the famous sights of the city: the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with possibility to visit the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours.

Day 12 Stockholm
Transfer to the airport for a final departure.