Northern Capitals

Offer

New for 2018

Price per person
from £1,930

Price based on
London Heathrow
8th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any 2018 Europe tour or cruise and pay just £49 deposit per person when you book before 28 February. 

More details
  • 10 days

  • Northern Europe

  • Active pace

  • Platinum escorted tour

Discover the delights of the Norse capitals with overnight stays in Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, and Helsinki. See Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue and the Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace; Oslo's City Hall, decorated with great Norwegian art from 1900 to 1950; Stockholm's City Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year and Helsinki’s Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852.

At a glance


  • Copenhagen Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Royal Reception Rooms in Christiansborg Palace; the Little Mermaid; Tivoli Gardens (mid-April to mid-September).
  • Gothenburg Imbibe the smells in the indoor food market and taste local snacks.
  • Oslo Guided sightseeing, walk through Frogner Park and visit City Hall. 
  • Stockholm Follow your guide for a walking tour of the Old Town with a visit to the City Hall.
  • Helsinki Guided sightseeing that includes a visit to the Lutheran Cathedral, Sibelius Monument, and the open-air market. Farewell dinner on last night.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Discover the delights of the Norse capitals with overnight stays in Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, and Helsinki. See Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue and the Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace; Oslo's City Hall, decorated with great Norwegian art from 1900 to 1950; Stockholm's City Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year and Helsinki’s Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 4 dinners

UK - Copenhagen

Day
1

Fly to Copenhagen where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Copenhagen

Day
2

This morning's sightseeing with a local guide introduces you to the Church of Our Saviour and the Stock Exchange on the way to Christiansborg Palace, where you visit the elegant Royal Reception Rooms. Drive past the National Museum and the Royal Theatre, and stop for pictures of Amalienborg Palace with its lovely flower gardens, and the wistful Little Mermaid. In the afternoon, exciting optional excursions are available. Tonight, visit Tivoli Gardens (mid-April to mid-September), the city's colourful amusement park.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Copenhagen - Gothenburg - Oslo

Day
3

From Elsinore beneath Hamlet's Kronborg Castle, board your ferry for Helsingborg. Then, drive to Gothenburg, Sweden's thriving second-largest city. Admire its beautiful parks, botanical gardens, and well-kept canals during your orientation tour. The highlight is a visit to Gothenburg's famous indoor Food Market to taste local snacks at some of the stalls. In the afternoon, continue along the Skagerrak coastline to Norway. Evening arrival in Oslo.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Oslo

Day
4

Norway's capital is a study in farsighted urban planning, seeking growth in harmony with nature. Your local guide will take you to the National Theatre, Parliament, and the Royal Palace. Stroll through magnificent Frogner Park, with Gustav Vigeland's 200-plus extraordinary bronze and granite sculptures, and visit the modern City Hall. Optional excursions are available for the afternoon and evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Oslo - Karlstad - Stockholm

Day
5

Trace the King's Road, an ancient trade link between the northern capitals connecting Oslo, Stockholm, Turku, Helsinki and St Petersburg. Cross the Swedish border to scenic Värmland, beautifully described in Selma Lagerlöf's Gösta Berlings Saga, on the way to Karlstad on Lake Vänern. Pass the ancient garrison town of Örebro and modern Eskilstuna, known for its stainless steel, and proceed to Stockholm.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Stockholm

Day
6

Stockholm is settled on 14 islands between Lake Mälar and the Baltic Sea. Sightseeing with a local guide features the Royal Palace, Riddarholm Church and a walk through the Old Town. Also visit the blue and gold chambers in the City Hall, where the annual Nobel Prize banquet is held. Choose from our exciting optional excursions to make the most of your stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Stockholm - Overnight ferry - Helsinki

Day
7

This morning is at leisure. Why not join an excursion to Uppsala? Later, board your ship for the overnight Baltic Sea cruise to Finland, and enjoy a traditional Smörgåsbord dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Helsinki

Day
8

Guided sightseeing of Helsinki features the City Hall and Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, the monumental railroad station, the great Lutheran Cathedral, the Olympic Stadium, and the Sibelius Monument. Browse for souvenirs in Helsinki's local arts and crafts Open-Air Market.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Helsinki

Day
9

A full day at leisure offers the opportunity to join an optional excursion to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, known as one of the 'Pearls of the Baltic' countries. Tonight, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Helsinki - UK

Day
10

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Things to note

Tour hotels will be as stated or similar

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


    • Copenhagen: Imperial 
    • Oslo: Thon Opera
    • Stockholm: Scandic Continental
    • Helsinki: Radisson Blu Royal

 

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