Escandinavia Inicio Ámsterdam - CLASICA

Duration

11 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Amsterdam

Available

2019 / 2020

Cities to visit: Amsterdam; Hannover; Hamburg; Flensburg; Aarhus; Kristiansand; Stavanger; Bergen; Oslo; Orebro; Stockholm; Helsingor, Zealand; Copenhagen

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Europamundo or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Day

On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

Total distance: 385 km.

Scenery: Plains, industrial areas, motorways of Germany.

08:30 hrs.    Sightseeing tour of AMSTERDAM  with local guide. This tour will last about two hours where we will know  Dam Square with the town hall, the narrow canals and the most representative ones, the museum area and the Floating flower Market and the flower market. The visit ends in a factory-museum of diamonds where we will have an opportunity to see the diamond cutting technique traditional activity of Holland.  The visit will finish at about 11.30hrs. Free time to stroll and have lunch. 

15:30 hrs. - Amsterdam - Departure. Plain and industrial regions traveling through northern Germany.
20:00 hrs. - Hanover. Before going to the hotel, or on the following morning d(epending on the time of year), you will have some time in the center of this active city. 

Note : On holidays or during conferences, we may sojourn in a neighbouring town. 

Total distance done: 520 km.
  
Countryside: Hills and plains of Denmark. Rich agricultural regions.
NB: We go into Denmark, a country where you will need Danish Krone.

Transfer to the centre and time to stroll in the active city of Hannover.
08.30 hrs-.  - Hannover –departure-. We travel to the north of Germany.
10.45hrs. - Hamburg  – Arrival in this city which stands between the lake and the busy port on the river Elba (full of restaurants); our guide will take us around the port and give us guidance on the city. Hamburg is one of Germany’s most active and representative cities. Time to stroll and for lunch.  

13:30 hrs-. - Hamburg -departure. We go to Denmark.  
15:45 hrs. - Flensburg - A picturesque little city by the sea, with its pretty sports marina. Time for a stroll.  

16.45 hrs.  - Flensburg –departure-. Entry in Denmark.   
19.00 hrs. - Aarhus - Denmark’s second-largest city, where we advise you to take a stroll in its busy pedestrian centre.

Total distance: 420 km.
  
Scenery: Attractive woodlands and mountains in Norway; first view of fjords.  
Notes: The times of the ferries between Denmark and Norway often vary and so the times during this part of the circuit will depend on those changes. We recommend you wear warm clothing for the boat crossing. In Norway, the currency is the Norwegian Krone. We suggest your change your currency on the ferry. 


08:00 h  - Aarhus –Departure-. We set out for the northern part of Denmark, amidst attractive scenery.  
10:30 h - Hirsthals.  We take a tour of this city and port before embarking on the modern ferry to cross the North Sea to Norway-. Normally our boat sails at 12.15 h. The crossing takes about three hours. We advise you to change your currency on the boat and have lunch. 
15:30 h. - Kristiansand  – We land and then continue our journey-.  
17:00 h. - Flekkefjord – A town on a fjord, with wooden houses and tiny restaurants. Time to explore.  
17:45 h.  - Flekkfjord –Departure-. The scenery is even more attractive.  
19:45 h. - Stavanger  –Arrival-. Free time to explore this beautiful lively city next to the sea.

Total distance: 170 km.
   
Scenery: Beautiful fjord and sea landscapes. Many bridges that will make you feel you are travelling between the “sea and the land”. Deep tunnels. Two sections travelling by boat. 
Notes: Wear warm clothing during the boat crossings. There may sometimes be queues to board the boats, and we may arrive at Bergen later than planned. 
 
07:30 h. - Stavanger –On leaving the city, we will stop at the " Swords in Rock"  monument, where we will remember the Vikings before continuing on along the coast and soon come to Mortavika where we take a boat and cross Skunden fjord , which takes just over half an hour 
Arrival at Aarsvagen where we continue to travel through amazing scenery dominated by the sea. We then pass through the deepest tunnel in the world, below the sea.  

At approximately  11.30 h.  we arrive at Sandvikvag where we make a boat crossing lasting 45 minutes surrounded by spectacular fjords.  

13:30 h. Bergen – Arrival-. We ascend on the funicular railway to Mount Flouyen (price of  trip included) where there are fantastic views of the city and its fjords. Then visitors have a free afternoon in Bergen, to enjoy its lively atmosphere.

Total distance: 510 km.
   
Scenery: Spectacular scenery. Impressive views of mountains and fjords and landscapes permanently covered in snow.   
Note: H ave warm clothes at hand to enjoy the snow and the short stretch by ferry between the fjords.  The schedules of the cruise can be modified; according to that the schedule of the rest of the day may also undergo changes.


07.45hr . - Bergen –Departure-. We set out amidst beautiful scenery and enter the fjords region. 
09.45hrs- Waterfall of Tvindefoss. Short stop to admire this beautiful waterfall 100m of height also call Trollafossen or waterfall of the Trolls. Its waters have the reputation not only of rejuvenating but also of increasing the sexual potency.

10.15hrs- Departure to Sogner Fjord , the largest Norwegian fjord and often considered  the most beautiful one.  We continue our journey through impressive landscapes and come to Gudvangen.  

10:30 h. – Gudvangen . We visit this tiny city and then take a boat cruise on the fiord (departure scheduled for 12.00 h.). The cruise lasts for just over 2 hours and takes us near impressive cliffs. We recommend having lunch on board.  

At about  14.10 h . we land in Flam, and then continue our journey surrounded by woods, lakes, isolated mountains with peaks covered in snow all the year round and glaciers. 

After passing through the 24.5km Aurland tunnel , considered one of the longest in the world and using innovative techniques to rest the eyes and avoid the monotony of the drivers, we will arrive to the Borgund wood church , possibly the best preserved Norwegian temple of the 13th century, where we will make a brief stop to admire and take a photo.
  
19:30 h. - Oslo  –Arrival-. Free time in this pleasant Norwegian city next to the fjord that ears its name and surrounded by mountains. We can visit its port, streets and the works of art of the Frognerparken.

Total distance: 530 km.
  
Scenery: Impressive scenery, with mountains, forests and lakes. 

Free time to stroll around Oslo before continuing our journey.  
10:30 h.  - Oslo- Departure. We travel to Sweden with its impressive lakes, dense forests. 
15.30hrs- Orebro - Arrival to this Swedish town next to a beautiful lake with a castle and charming historic center. .  Time for stroll.  

16.15 hrs.- Orebro. Departure.
19.15hrs.- Arrival in  STOCKHOLM  in the evening. 

Sightseeing tour  of this gorgeous capital city built on 13 interconnected islands. Water is everywhere.  We will visit Gamla Stand or  the "City between the Bridges", Stockholm’s Old Town full of life where many of the monumental buildings are located such as the Nobel Museum, located next to Stortorget main square, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes , the Cathedral or the Royal Palace. When possible we can have a nice view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. 
Free time.  We advise taking a walk through the centre and seeing the museum island. In the afternoon, we offer visitors an optional visit to the Town Hall and the Royal Ship Vasa.

Total distance: 595 km.
   
 Scenery: Large lakes and forests. Ferry crossing to Denmark.  


07:30 h.  - Stockholm –Departure-. We set out for southern Sweden, amidst pleasant scenery.  
14:30 h . - Helsingborg  – A bustling city in southern Sweden, on the Baltic coast. Time to have lunch and take a stroll before taking the small f erry to Denmark, which takes 20 minutes.
  
16:30 h.  (approximately).- Arrival at  Helsingor  in Denmark. Free time in HELSINGOR , Hamlet’s city, with the enormous KRONBORG CASTLE. Visitors can take a picture of the exterior. Then we carry on to our next stop, Copenhagen.  
18:45 h. - Copenhagen –Arrival-.
Note:  On holidays or during conferences, we may soujourn Malmö, a Swedish city located 25 km from Copenhagen and connected by a fantastic suspension bridge.

Highlight: Copenhagen. - Panoramic tour and free afternoon.

0 9:00 hrs. Panoramic tour of the Danish capital; The largest Scandinavian city is a city of contrasts where we will discover its popular "Tivoli"; The Christianborg Palace; The terraces of Nyhavn; the little Mermaid….
We will finish the visit at 11:30hrs.

Free afternoon.

Note : On dates of fairs or congresses accommodation can be made in Malmo (Swedish city 25 km from Copenhagen - but  very well communicated via its fantastic suspension bridge).

After breakfast, end of our services.


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