8 Day Classic Norway

2 Oslo, 1 Lillehammer, 1 Sogndal & 2 Bergen
Round trip airfare from NYC, 6 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights New York-Oslo, Bergen-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 6 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Oslo
    • 1 night Lillehammer
    • 1 night Sogndal
    • 2 nights Bergen
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 10 meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in Oslo and Bergen
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
 

Special Features

  • Visit Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo, designed by Gustav Vigeland. The park contains 192 sculptures with more than 600 figures
  • See Lom Stave Church, one of the largest and best-preserved stave churches in Norway built in 12th century
  • Cruise on the breathtaking still waters of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest of all the Norwegian fjords
  • Board the famous Flam Railway for a mountain train ride into Norway's high glacial regions
  • Walk through Bergen's UNESCO-listed Bryggen, the old Hanseatic pier and wharf area

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Special Features
  • Vigeland Sculpture Park, Oslo
  • Lom Stave Church, Lom
  • Sognefjord Cruise
  • Flam Mountain Railway, Flam
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Norway
Depart for Norway

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Oslo
Arrive in Oslo, the capital of Norway; transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, your tour begins at 6 PM when you join your Tour Manager for a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting, followed by a Welcome Dinner at your hotel. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in Oslo no later than 4 PM on day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible
Overnight: Oslo
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Oslo City Tour
This morning, enjoy a city tour of Oslo. Start with a visit to the modern City Hall. * Then, pass the National Theater and the 19th Century Royal Palace. Next, visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park, designed by Gustav Vigeland, containing over 200 sculptures with more than 600 figures. Its most popular attraction is the Monolith column, measuring 46 feet high with 121 human figure reliefs and carved from a single block of granite, which took three stone sculptors 14 years (1929-43) to complete. In the afternoon, perhaps join a local guide for the optional Treasures of Oslo tour. Admire the highlights of Norway's great seafaring tradition as you view three 1,200-year-old ornamented Viking ships, the best preserved in existence, followed by a visit to the Kon-Tiki Museum
*In the event that the Oslo City Hall is closed due to local events, an alternate activity will be determined locally by your guide
Optional: Treasures of Oslo (PM)
Overnight: Oslo
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Travel to Lillehammer
This morning, travel to Lillehammer. Situated at the northern end of Lake Mjøsa, the town is most famous for hosting the 1994 Winter Olympic Games. On arrival, enjoy free time to get a feeling for small town life in Norway before visiting the impressive ski jump. Then check in to your hotel and take some time to settle in before dinner together
Overnight: Lillehammer
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Lom Stave Church, Travel to Sogndal
This morning drive to the village of Lom to visit one of the largest and best-preserved stave churches in Norway. * Built around 1150 AD, the church's unique facade appears to have been plucked from a medieval fairytale. Next, drive via Sognefjellet (weather permitting), the highest mountain pass in Northern Europe known as the "roof of Norway", through the dramatic Norwegian countryside. Pass glaciers, pine forests and perhaps moose, as well as Galdhøpiggen, Norway's highest mountain in Jotunheimen National Park. Overnight in the heart of the fjords
*Entry to Lom Stave Church is available when church services are not in session.
Overnight: Sogndal
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Tuesday - Sognefjord Cruise, Flam Railway, Travel to Bergen
Today, take a leisurely cruise on the breathtaking still waters of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest of all the Norwegian Fjords. Then, board the world-famous Flam Railway and ascend 3,000 feet within 12 miles into Norway's high glacial regions. View pastures, waterfalls and snow-clad peaks, all nestled beautifully into the surrounding mountainside -a real highlight and one of the most scenic views of Norway. Continue to your hotel in Bergen, Norway's second-largest city, a major distributor of the wealthy trading guilds of the Hanseatic League, where many residents of this 11th-century city still earn their livelihoods from the sea
Overnight: Bergen
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Bryggen Walking Tour, Farewell Dinner
Begin the day with a short walking tour of Bergen's Bryggen quarter. Stroll through the narrow lanes of the wooden Hanseatic pier and adjacent quarters dating back to the Middle Ages, with its UNESCO-listed buildings. Then, spend the rest of your afternoon at leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Manager and fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Bergen
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Depart Norway
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Arrival transfer is only included with arrival into Gardermoen Airport (OSL).
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
Not Included
  • Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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