Culinary Scandinavian Capitals
Indulge yourself in an independent tour of the charming Nordic capitals; Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, and Bergen, with a focus on food! Experience the culture, breath-taking scenery, and modern city life of these famous capitals, all the while treating yourself to the region's delicious delicacies.
Day 1: Stockholm Arrive in Stockholm and make your way to your hotel. Perhaps try some new and unique restaurants, both located in museums.
Day 2: Stockholm Join a walking food tour and visit the old town and Ostermalms Saluhall to try authentic Swedish food. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3: Stockholm > Copenhagen Journey by train through the Swedish countryside to the Danish capital of Copenhagen. At leisure to go sightseeing.
Day 4: Copenhagen Enjoy an in-depth walking food tour of Copenhagen. Sample chocolate and some of the most famous street foods in town.
Day 5: Copenhagen > Oslo Morning and early afternoon at leisure in Copenhagen before boarding your overnight ferry to Oslo.
Day 6: Oslo Arrive the Norwegian capital of Oslo in the morning. Perhaps visit some of the highlights including The Viking Ship, Kon-Tiki and Fram museums, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, and the Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Museum. A walk around the centre of town to view the sights is also well worth it.
Day 7: Oslo Take a walking tour of Oslo, visiting the new food hall and smaller boutique food outlets. Depending on the season, head out to the woods to collect wild blueberries or mushrooms, or enjoy a late afternoon seafood buffet cruise into the Oslo fjords.
Day 8: Oslo > Flam Experience Norway's most popular round trip, Norway in a Nutshell. Depart Oslo by train and cross the Hardanger Plateau to the village of Myrdal. Board the Flam railway which takes you through stunning mountain scenery to the fjord village of Flam. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 9: Flam > Bergen Continue by boat to Gudvangen, travel by coach to Voss, and train to Bergen - the capital of the fjords. Day at leisure exploring this old harbour city.
Day 10: Bergen Your tour concludes.
• 8 Nights' accommodation in comfortable 3 1/2 to 4 Star hotels • 1 Night twin outside cabin with private facilities on overnight ferry • 3 In-depth guided food tours • Train and ferry tickets as described • City passes/cards in Copenhagen, Bergen, and Oslo • 9 breakfasts
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Departs Daily, May to September
Daily, May to September