15 Days: Best of Scandinavia with East Europe (Summer 2020)

15 Days: Best of Scandinavia with East Europe

Sweden | Norway | Denmark | Austria | Slovenia |Hungary | Slovakia | Czech Republic
Description

This 15-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Scandinavia. We begin our journey in Sweden and end in Czech Republic. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

2 nts at Scandic Skärholmen or similar in Stockholm.
1 nt at Scandic Sjølyst or similar in Oslo.
1 nt at Ustedalen or similar in Geilo.
1 nt at Scandic Sjølyst or similar in Oslo.
1 nt at Best Western Malmö Arena or similar in Malmo
1 nt at Scandic Hvidovre or similar in Copenhagen.
1 nt at Ibis Vienna airport or similar in Vienna.
1 nt at Ibis Woerthersee or similar in Austria / Slovenia.
2 nts at Ibis Aero or similar in Budapest.
2 nts at Top Praha or similar in Prague.
1 nt at Ibis Vienna airport or similar in Vienna.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental Breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee, and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian / International Meals in Scandinavia
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (D)

Welcome to Stockholm. On arrival, On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 2: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (B, D)

Today, we proceed on a guided city tour of Stockholm. Built on 14 Islands, you are never far from the water in Stockholm. See the City Hall, Opera House and Alfred Nobel’s House. Visit Vasa museum- sweden’s most visited museum enshrining the warship vasa. You can also Enjoy Free time at Gamla Stan area for Shopping. later we proceed to Vaxholm Idyllic archipelago town with many well-preserved wooden houses from the turn of the last century. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 3: KARLSTAD, SWEDEN & OSLO, NORWAY (B, D)

Today, we check out and drive to Karlstad . Upon arrival, we do the orientation tour of Karlstad . Visit the University of Karlstad. Later we arrive to Oslo – Capital of Norway. Overnight at Oslo.

Day 4: OSLO, NORWAY (B, D)

Today, we proceed to guided panoramic city tour of Oslo, see Parliament Square, National Galleries, Karl Johan shopping street, Royal Palace and Akershus Castle, The Norwegian Defence Museum and City Hall. Next, visit Vigeland park, where you will see sculpted works of Gustav Vigeland. Later, drive to Geilo – a town in southern Norway known for ski resorts and mountain trails. Overnight at Geilo.

Day 5: DAY FREE OR OPT FOR ‘NORWAY IN NUTSHELL’, GEILO-OSLO, NORWAY (B, PD)

Today, we check out of the hotel, drive to Flam. Enjoy free time at Flam to explore on your own OR you can opt for “Norway in Nutshell” excursion. Experience the scenic Flamsbana Train to enjoy the most beautiful train journey in the world from Flam to Myrdal which is surrounded by rivers, mountains, fjord and lakes. This train ride will give you the breathtaking experience of Norway. See the magnificent Kjosfossen Waterfall. Later take a leisurely cruise to Gudvangen and experience one of the most beautiful and popular fjord areas in Norway. Later, we drive to Oslo. Overnight at Oslo.

Day 6: MALMO, SWEDEN (B, D)

Today, we check-out of the hotel and drive to Malmo. En-route we bypass the city of Malmo – Sweden’s third largest city. On arrival we proceed on Orientation tour of Malmo city. See Sankt Petri church, Malmo Opera and Music theater, Gustav Adolf square and City hall. Overnight in Malmo.

Day 7: CAPE TOWN (B, D)

Today, we check-out and drive on the Öresund bridge. The 16 km bridge and tunnel links, Malmo with Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. It is situated on the Islands of Zealand and Amager. Later,we proceed for a guided panoramic city tour of Copenhagen which reveals impressive sights such as the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace and Danish Parliament. Also see the ‘Little Mermaid’ the national symbol of Denmark, the statue inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s sad fairytale. Later, you have free time to explore Nyhavn – most popular and entertainment district in Copenhagen. Overnight at the hotel in Copenhagen.

Day 8: VIENNA, AUSTRIA (B, D)

Today, we fly to Vienna – capital of Austria . On arrival, check in to your hotel (Check-in time is after 3.00 pm). Overnight in Vienna.

Day 9: SLOVENIA (B, D)

Today, drive to Lake Bled, a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. On arrival, proceed on an Orientation tour of Lake Bled. During Free time you may enjoy a boat ride on the Lake Bled and Visit the lone Island in the midst of the Lake Bled where the St. Mary’s Church beckons visitors with its bell on your own. On arrival, proceed on an Orientation tour of Lake Bled. Overnight at Slovenia/Austria.

Day 10: SLOVENIA – BUDAPEST (B, D)

Today, Proceed to Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, one of the most charming cities in all of Europe, and is filled with museums, theatre, historic sites, and many other attractions. On arrival, proceed on an orientation tour of Ljubljana – its picturesque bridges across the river Ljubljana, See St. Nicholas Cathedral, Dragon bridge and Triple bridge. Drive to Budapest. Overnight at Budapest.

Day 11: BUDAPEST (B, D)

Today, on a guided tour of Budapest, See the Buda Castle, the Chain Bridge, built upon the request of Count István Széchenyi between 1839 and 1849, the Parliament, Heroes’ Square, the capital’s most spectacular square with the column of the Millennium Memorial, on the top of which archangel Gabriel is holding the Holy Crown and the apostolic double cross and Drive on the famous Andrassy Avenue with its outstandingly beautiful Opera House. Visit fisherman’s Bastian. In the evening, enjoy the views of this beautiful city at Danube river point, overnight at the hotel in Budapest.

Day 12: BRATISLAVA – PRAGUE (B, D)

Today, drive to Bratislava – the capital of Slovakia. On arrival, we proceed on an orientation tour of Bratislava, where we see the Old Town, with its Roland Fountain in the square .Later we drive to Prague, capital city of Czech Republic, Overnight at Prague.

Day 13: PRAGUE (B, D)

Today, morning we proceed on a guided walking tour of Prague. Visit the 1000-year-old Hradcany Castle, the former residence of the Bohemian kings and St. Vitus Cathedral. Walk down from the Palace to Charles Bridge, founded in 1357 by Charles IV. Also visit the Old Town Square with its Town Hall and Astronomical Clock, one of the outstanding sights of Prague. Overnight in Prague.

Day 14: VIENNA (B, D)

Today, we drive to Vienna – capital of Austria. Upon arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Vienna. Drive on the Ring Boulevard and see the State Opera House, the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burgtheater. We, also make a photo stop at the Hofburg – former winter residence of the Habsburg family and the Belvedere Palace – former summer residence of Prince Eugene. See Schönbrunn Palace which was not only an imperial residence and the setting for countless festivities, but also a place where famous artists and craftsmen from many different epochs created interiors of great beauty. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 15: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, after breakfast your ‘Best of Scandinavia with East Europe’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have. Goodbye till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – PL=Packed Lunch – D=Dinner – PD=Packed Dinner – LD=Local Dinner – HPL=Hot Picnic Lunch
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107