Norwegian Fjords Escape with return to Oslo


  • Scandinavia

  • Comfortable pace

Tour : KTB

Overview

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See the splendour of the fjords with fewer crowds on this off-season escorted tour of Norway. You’ll arrive in Oslo to begin a 7-day adventure into some of the world’s most beautiful and mysterious landscapes. Start with a guided sightseeing tour of Oslo that features the National Theatre—home of Ibsen’s plays, the unique Storting building, which houses the Parliament, as well as the Royal Palace. Stroll through the famed Frogner Park with the remarkable Norwegian sculptures by Gustav Vigeland. Visit the venue of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at City Hall. From Oslo, you’ll drive northwest through Hallingdal—a large valley, rich in the traditions of iron production, cattle trade, folk art, music, and dance. You’ll pass through the world’s longest road tunnel to Aurland on your way to the beautiful village of Flåm, situated at the head of Aurlandsfjord.

Your stay in Flåm includes a boat ride on the spectacular Naeroyfjord—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue on to Bergen, the “City of Seven Mountains,” where you’ll take a drive to see Bergen us Fortress, Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, Bergen’s harbour, and the famous fish market. Take a step back in time through the cobblestone streets lined by colourful wooden houses that are quintessentially Norwegian. Celebrate the stunning natural beauty of Norway, its art and cultural history with a delicious dinner. Travel back via train to Oslo through the countryside of Norway. The stunning natural beauty of Norway, and its art and cultural history, will stay with you for years to come!

Highlights

Oslo Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, walk through Frogner Park and visit the City Hall

Flåm Nærøyfjord cruise

Bergen Orientation drive and guided walking tour of Bryggen; farewell dinner

Bergen-Oslo By train

Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Oslo, Norway

Day
1

Welcome to Oslo, ancient capital of Norway! At 6 pm, meet your travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Oslo

Day
2

Today gives you a proper introduction to Oslo, the country’s hub of trade and industry. Sightseeing with a local guide features the National Theatre, considered the home for Ibsen’s plays; the unique Storting building, seat of Parliament; and the Royal Palace, residence of Norwegian monarchs since 1849. Stroll through magnificent Frogner Park with Gustav Vigeland’s extraordinary sculptures; and visit the City Hall, where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held each year. Afterwards, an optional excursion is available to see relics of Norway’s glorious seafaring past—including 1,000-year-old Viking ships!

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Oslo - Gol - Flam

Day
3

Depart the city and drive northwest through Hallingdal, a large valley with rich traditions in iron production, cattle trade, and traditional folk art, music, and dance. Stop in Gol for a visit, before travelling through the world’s longest road tunnel (15 miles) to Aurland. Arrive in the picturesque village of Flåm, situated at the head of Aurlandsfjord.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Flam - Naeroyfjord - Bergen

Day
4

Highlight this morning is a breathtaking boat ride on the famous Nærøyfjord, the best known branch of the Sognefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also rated by the National Geographic Society as the world’s number one natural heritage site. In Gudvangen, board your coach and travel via Voss to Bergen, “City of Seven Mountains.” An orientation drive features the main sights: the Bergenhus Fortress with its medieval Håkon’s Hall and Rosenkrantz Tower, the charming Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the harbour; and the famous Fish Market. This evening, why not sample regional dishes at a traditional restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Bergen

Day
5

Follow your local guide through Bryggen: step back in time as you walk along narrow, cobblestone alleyways past colourful wooden houses. Also see the 12th-century St. Mary’s Church, where Hanseatic merchants attended religious services until the 1870s. Tonight, celebrate the success of your unforgettable journey with a dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Bergen - Oslo

Day
6

You will be transferred by train to Oslo.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Oslo

Day
7

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Extend your tour and see even more

On selected tours you can extend your time at the beginning or end of your holiday. To book your holiday with an extension, call us on 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

Tour only

Prefer to book your own flights and transfers? You have the freedom to do that with our Tour Only holiday option.

  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage

Tour with flights

Let us take care of everything. Our package option includes return flights from your chosen airport, plus overseas transfers to your hotel.

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes

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