Classic Travel

8 Day - Highlights of Norway Tour

Package Details

Overview

From $3,699* pp

Tour Provider: Collette
Region: Europe: Scandinavia/Russia/Baltics
Duration: 8 Days


Itinerary

Day 1. Oslo, Norway - Tour Begins

Arrive in Oslo, Norway’s grand capital. An up-and-coming foodie destination, Oslo combines classic tastes with modern twists. Meet your fellow travelers for a hearty and delicious welcome dinner. Accommodation: Hotel Bristol Meals: Dinner

Day 2. Oslo

Join a local guide and begin your day at the Fram Museum, dedicated to telling the story of Norwegian polar exploration. Venture down Karl Johan Street, passing by iconic buildings such as the Royal Palace and city hall as you take in the charming heart of downtown Oslo. Make your way to Vigeland Park, home to a collection of statues and sculptures that the legendary artist Gustav Vigeland constructed during his life. This afternoon, enjoy free time to relax or continue discovering the hidden secrets of Oslo on your own. Accommodation: Hotel Bristol Meals: Breakfast

Day 3. Oslo - Flåm

Heading north of Norway’s capital, enter the majestic and unique landscapes of the fjord region. Visit the Borgund Stave Church, an awe-inspiring building dedicated in honor of the Apostle Andrew in 1180. Continue to the quaint village of Flåm, your gateway to the grandeur of Aurlandsfjord. Traverse the terrain on the renowned Flåm Railway, one of the steepest train rides in the world, and climb 3,000 feet past rushing waterfalls, looming mountains, and picturesque valleys. Admire the scenery along the mountain plateau of Myrdal before descending into the fjord of Flåm. Accommodation: Fretheim Hotel Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4. Flåm - Loen

Immerse yourself in the striking nature of the Sognefjord before traversing the Briksdal Glacier. Surrounded by thundering waterfalls and towering mountains, the glacier is considered to be one of the most awe-inspiring in all of Norway. Climb the glacier in a traditional “troll” car (the park’s open-air vehicles), and arrive for a relaxing stay in Loen, a welcoming village situated in the heart of Norway’s fjord region. Accommodation: Alexandra Hotel Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5. Loen - Geiranger - Fjord Cruise - Loen

Find yourself immersed in the enchanting landscapes of Norway’s fjord region. Soak up the mesmerizing landscape on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise in Geiranger (UNESCO). Discover Norway’s mightiest waterfalls - the Seven Sisters, the Bridal Veil, and the Suitor. Marvel at the homesteads built along the steep sides of the mountains, where farmland has endured for centuries. Accommodation: Alexandra Hotel Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6. Loen - Bergen

Norway’s impressive landscapes continue to weave their spell on you as you travel to Bergen, the portal from the fjords. The Bergen of today – charming, old-world, and scenic – is much different from when it was founded by the legendary Viking warriors of the past. Enjoy a free evening to uncover the mysteries of this former Viking seaport, nestled against the imposing mountain range. Accommodation: Scandic Neptun Meals: Breakfast

Day 7. Bergen

Stroll along the historic and iconic Bryggen harbor front (UNESCO) on a guided walking tour of Bergen. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure before reuniting with your fellow travelers at an atmospheric farewell dinner in the historic Bryggen neighborhood, home to pleasant little houses stacked side-by-side against the harbor. Accommodation: Scandic Neptun Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8. Bergen - Tour Ends

Say “ha det” to Norway and depart for home with incredible memories of your adventures. Meals: Breakfast


Description

Venture to a place where crashing ocean meets craggy mountains, forging the awe-inspiring majesty of the Norwegian fjords. Start in Oslo, where ancient history greets you at the famous Fram Museum. Journey on one of the world’s steepest train rides, the legendary Flåm Railway, past rushing waterfalls, looming mountains, and picturesque valleys. Relax in the Norwegian countryside, where you’ll wake up amongst breathtaking mountain vistas and fjords. Go deep into the heart of the fjord region to the Briksdal Glacier. Cruise the crystal waters of the Geirangerfjord. Walk the ancient streets of Bergen’s trading port. From Oslo to Bergen, you’ll be awestruck by the grandeur of Norway.


BONUS: Includes Travel Protection Plan insurance which allows you to cancel up to 24 hours prior to departure!

Plus Prepaid gratuities are also included.  


Your guided holiday includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in 4 star hotels
  • A total of 12 meals - 7 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
  • Select activites and inclusions

Price is based on select departures in May, September & October  2021.  Surcharge applies for April, June, July & August 2021.

** Extend your holiday and add on a cruise or stopover. Call us for details **


Must-See Inclusions:

  • Get an up-close look at Bergens's harbour front on a guided walk
  • Immerse yourself in Oslo's rich history on a city tour
  • Witness scenic wilderness along the Flam Railway

Culinary Inclusions:

  • Enjoy traditional Norwegian fare in one of Oslo's oldest buildings
  • Dine in Bergen's historic Bryggen neighbourhood

Cultural Experiences:

Visit the intricately-designed Borgund Stave Church, erected in 1180. Travel across the dramatic Sognefjord to the Briksdal Glacier. Embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise 

 

Stave Church

  • A medieval wooden church building was once common in northwestern Europe. The Stave Church’s name derives from the way the building was constructed. The Stave Church was built around 1500 and is an important part of Norway’s architectural heritage. Norway is the only country in Northern Europe with wooden churches from the Middle Ages still intact.

Flåm Railway

  • A railway with a scenic view that travels through most of Norway. It takes visitors in and out of snow-capped mountains and pass magnificent waterfalls. The railway is one of the steepest in the world on normal tracks. The Flåm Railway has received recognition from many travel magazines. The construction of the railway began in 1924 and it opened in 1940. Today, the railway is primarily for tourist-oriented purposes.

Sognefjord

  • Visit the breathtaking Sognefjord, the largest fjord in all of Norway. At 127 miles long, the fjord is the second longest in the world. Take in the mesmerizing coastal mountains that tower more than 5,000 feet above the inlet. Picturesque villages are dotted along the fjord, housing more than 30,000 residents. Travel across the dramatic fjord to encounter the Briksdal Glacier, one of the most beautiful glaciers in Norway.

Briksdal Glacier

  • Set between waterfalls and high peaks, Briksdal is a glacier located in Jostedalsbreen National Park. Depending on the climate and conditions, the glacier varies in size.

Geirangerfjord Cruise

  • Embark on an exhilarating Geirangerfjord cruise, taking in some of the most beautiful scenery in Norway along the way. Geirangerfjord is a fjord in the Sunnmore region in Norway. In 2005, the fjord was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The location of the fjord is entirely in the Stranda Municipality. The fjord is surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks, waterfalls and lush, green vegetation.

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in $AUD. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

Valid for new bookings made up to 30 June 2020, travel commenced between 01 April – 02 October 2021. Travel protection must be purchased at time of booking.  Guest may choose to change departure dates up to 60 days prior to originally booked departure date and move all deposited funds including travel protection to the new departure date. Travel for the new departure date must commence on or before 31 December 21. Bookings are subject to any difference in price between the new date and the date originally booked and will be the responsibility of the guest. Offers are not combinable with seasonal offers, hot deals, flash sales or any other offer in the marketplace. Offers can expire earlier due to space 

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