Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Alta, Tromso, Alesund, Bergen, Oslo
Dates are customizable for private departures.
Designed for travelers who want to witness and taste the best of Scandinavia, this customized 10-day adventure provides an inside look at the many highlights of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Glide across the vast landscapes of Tromso by dog sled, admire the spectacular northern lights from the comfort of your private igloo, and immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of Scandinavia. What you discover and taste on this incredible journey will excite and thrill you to no end.
Copenhagen – The Harbor of Nyhavn
Upon your arrival at Kastrup Airport, your private transfer will welcome you to the Danish world of design and gastronomy. After settling in to your luxurious accommodation, your guide will escort you to an iconic figure that is known around the world and across all ages: the Little Mermaid. This famous story is captured in a simple statue along the water. Your night will culminate with a culinary exploration at the most revered Michelin-starred restaurant in the city.
Copenhagen – Visit Shakespeare’s Castle
After a restful night’s sleep and breakfast, your experienced guide will accompany you along the longest pedestrian street in the city. Kronborg Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has been standing since the 15th century and is the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. As you stroll through the castle, you will be provided with the opportunity to descend into the crypts and catacombs, where you will meet Holger the Dane, who was a legendary knight in Danish culture. Afterward, your guide will direct you to Christiansborg Palace, which houses the majority of the Danish government, including their Parliament, Supreme Court, and the Ministry of State.
Stockholm – The Royal Palace
As your plane descends in Stockholm, your private transfer will be waiting to welcome you. After you have settled in to your luxurious accommodation, your experienced guide will direct you to one of the more famous museums in Stockholm: the Vasa Museum. You will then visit The Royal Palace of Stockholm, which is one of the largest and most dynamic palaces in Europe. Right next to the Royal Palace is Gamla Stan. The street was founded in 1252, and its narrow cobblestone streets tell a story from centuries past. Your evening will culminate with an opportunity to dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Stockholm – Viking-Age Ruins
Scandinavia is known for its ferocious and fierce Viking warriors, who conquered several countries during their time. Today, you will venture to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Birka for an immersion into the history of the Vikings. Afterward, you will transfer to Skyview, which will provide you with an incredible view from Stockholm’s tallest building. Once you have descended, your guide will escort you to the Snosatra Graffiti Wall of Fame. Since 2014, it has become one of the largest graffiti exhibitions in Europe, featuring both local and international artists.
Alta – The Northern Lights
When your plane lands at Alta Airport, your private transfer will welcome you once you have collected your luggage. After you have had a chance to settle in to your luxurious accommodation, you will travel to The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alta Canyon. The Sami indigenous tribe in Alta is the oldest culture in northern Norway, and you will be immersed in their way of life when you visit the city. They will even invite you to indulge in some reindeer dishes if you are feeling adventurous. The Northern Lights are a staggering phenomenon that you will be able to treasure during your time in Alta. You will also be able to experience them from the comfort of your glass igloo, which will leave you speechless with amazement.
Tromso – Gliding by Dog Sled
When your plane lands at Langnes Airport, you will be met by your private transfer. You will then be transferred to your luxurious accommodation, where you will have time to settle in before you are led through one of many hiking trails across the region. After your hiking adventure, your guide will lead you to the dog sledding center for an excursion across the landscape of Tromso. After your expedition, you will be able to capture photographs with your amazing dog sled team. When you are back in Tromso, you will board a boat for your whale-watching experience.
Alesund – A Land by the Fjord
When your plane lands at Vigra Airport, your private transfer will welcome you to the city. After you have settled in to your accommodation, your experienced guide will lead you to Geirangerfjord. When you have had your fill of scenic spots, your guide will return you to Alesund, which is famous for its art nouveau architecture. You and your guide will head toward the helicopter center, where you will fly to gain a beautiful bird’s eye view of the entire city. Once you have finished your aerial expedition, your guide will lead you to the kayak center, where you will board a canoe and paddle your way around the city and archipelagos.
Bergen – The Charming Site of Bryggen
When you land in Bergen this morning, your private transfer will be on hand to guide you through this picturesque harbor city with its colorful houses. You will visit the town of Bryggen, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterward, you will venture to Osterfjord, which sits along the coast of Bergen, making it easily accessible by boat. It is one of three fjords that surround the island of Osteroy. Once your fjord explorations conclude, you will be able to sample eco-friendly and traditional Norwegian food. After your brief culinary exposure, you will transfer to Mt. Floyen for a hike.
Oslo – Michelin-Starred Restaurants
After your plane lands in Oslo, your private transfer will lead you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. Once you have settled in, your guide will escort you through the city to the Oslo Opera House. Then, your guide will lead you to the Oslofjord. Each of the islands of the innermost part of the fjord has its own characteristics and history, and you and your experienced guide will be able to explore them to your heart’s desire. To conclude your day, you will bask in the therapeutic heat of the sauna before dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Oslo – Witness the Olympic Ski Jump
Your adventure through Scandinavia will culminate with a trip to Holmenkollen, which is the massive Olympic ski jump, which will provide you with spectacular panoramic views of the city. As you and your experienced guide stand on the platform and gaze at Oslo, you will be transported into the ski boots of every jumper that has attempted to make history. You will then be led to the international airport, where you will catch your flight home.
- Traverse the longest pedestrian street in Europe before admiring colorful Nyhavn in Copenhagen
- Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the setting for Hamlet, which is also Shakespeare’s
- Indulge in three Michelin-starred restaurants in Copenhagen
- Stroll along the largest and best-preserved medieval city centers in Stockholm before observing the Viking ship that sank during its maiden voyage at the Vasa Museum
- Ascend the mountain slopes to reach the world’s largest spherical building of Ericsson Globe in Stockholm
- Admire the UNESCO-protected rock carvings in Alta before relaxing in your glass igloo to cherish the northern lights
- Glide across the vast landscapes of Tromso in a dog sled and sail across the open waters during a whale-watching experience
- Immerse yourself in the fairy-tale land by the fjord of Alesund, where the wonders of wild waterfalls enchant
- Treasure the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bryggen before ascending Mount Ulriken for photographic inspiration
- Sail across the Oslofjord before basking in the therapeutic heat of the sauna spa
- Witness the Olympic ski jump at Holmenkollen and revel in the beauty of the Vigeland Sculpture Park
The charming history of Copenhagen, the Viking Runes of Stockholm, and the breathing fjords and archipelagos of Norway will be just some of the highlights that you will see on this luxurious 10-day tour through Scandinavia. When you arrive at Kastrup Airport, your private transfer will escort you to an iconic statue of Copenhagen: the Little Mermaid. As the Little Mermaid gazes out to the sea, waiting for her prince to return, you will feel all the love she has for him in the longing of her gaze. The colorful harbor of Nyhavn is the provide the perfect welcome for your stay in Scandinavia. Throughout your stay, you will indulge in three Michelin-starred restaurants.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kronborg Castle is also widely known as the setting for Hamlet and Shakespeare’s fortress. You and your experienced guide will traverse through the finest Renaissance castle before walking up the spiraled pathway for an incredible view. The Vasa Museum showcases a warship that sank during its maiden voyage, which has become a lesson for many engineers. During your visit, you will be charmed by the largest and best-preserved medieval center in Sweden as you stroll down the cobbled streets of Gamla Stan. Afterward, you will be able to marvel at the ornate runes from the Viking Age. Northern Europe’s largest canyon in Alta is a breathtaking site to experience before gazing in awe at the breathtaking northern lights as you lay down in your glass igloo.
The light spray of snow across your cheeks will invigorate your soul as you dog sled across vast landscapes in Tromso. You will also immerse yourself in the UNESCO protected land by the fjord of Alesund. The mountainous region of Floyen will provide you with stunning views of the city as fjords carve their way across the land. You will be able to bask in the therapeutic heat from the sauna before plunging into the ice-cold waters of the fjord. After you island-hopping adventure across the archipelagos of Oslo, you can admire the brilliant theme of Vigeland Park. Shortly after, your private transfer will lead you to Gardermoen for your departure home. As you gaze out your window and reminisce on the sights that you have seen, you will feel as if you have a better understanding of Scandinavia now that you have seen the best that it has to offer.
$3,745 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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