Our 2017 Tour to Denmark, Norway and Iceland

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Author: The Traveling Professor/Wednesday, July 20, 2016/Categories: Norway/Iceland/Denmark

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The Traveling Professor returns to Denmark, Norway and Iceland in 2017.  But first, here are some photos of our tours in 2015 and 2016:

Here are some details on our 2017 tour.   The good news is that the price is LOWER than previous tours.

PRELIMINARY ITINERARY JUNE 12, 2017 to JUNE 25, 2017 Presented by The Traveling Professor

Day 1:  Arrival Copenhagen
Check in at the top-rated, centrally located Copenhagen Admiral Hotel.  Perfectly located, it is close to the Nyhavn Canal and just a short walk to The Little Mermaid, Royal Danish Playhouse, harbor, and most of the attractions in the city.  After everyone is checked in, we’ll take a late afternoon relaxing canal cruise.

Day 2:  Copenhagen
So much to see and do - start the first full day with a professionally guided tour of the city.  The remainder of the day is on your own with a personal “key to the city” – 24 hours of free public transportation and VIP admission to nearly every attraction in Copenhagen.  In the evening we’ll meet for dinner at a spot right on the Nyhavn canal.

 Day 3:  After a free morning in Copenhagen, embark on a scenic overnight Commodore-class ferry cruise to Oslo.  

 Day 4:  Arrival in Oslo

After a spectacular morning arrival into Oslo harbor, drop our bags at the hotel and hop on the tram through some of the most charming neighborhoods to famous Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park to enjoy  the beautiful sculptures and for lunch.   Later in the afternoon an expert guide acquaints us with the most famous sites of the city.   The Hotel Børsparken is situated within walking distance to nearly every attraction, restaurant, and good transportation connections in Oslo.   

Day 5:  Oslo
Free admission to 30 major attractions such as Munch Museum, Ibsen Museum,  Holocaust Center, Historical Museum,  National Gallery, Museum of Decorative Arts & Design, National Museum of Architecture, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Norwegian Folk Museum, Nobel Peace Center, Natural History Museum, Kon-Tiki Museum, Viking Ship Museum.   All Oslo city public transportation (bus, tram, metro, ferry) is included.   It is a great opportunity to explore the city, on your own if you wish, or with the guidance of The Professor.

 Day 6:  Myrdal and Flam

Depart from Oslo to Myrdal via train on a relaxing high speed train winding through lakes, forests, and mountains.  Then, enjoy the most beautiful train ride in the world from mountaintop to sea level on the Flamsbana Railway.   Check in at the outstanding Fretheim Hotel just steps from the train station.   Meet in the fireplace-lit atrium to plan the next full day in Flam.  Then, there’s an authentic Norwegian buffet in the stunning dining room.

 Day 7:  Flam and Cruising the Fjords

Enjoy a day in Flam at the edge of the majestic Sognefjord.  There are a variety of activities to choose from, included on the tour.   Do an easy 10km hike and see hundreds of waterfalls.   Others can opt for a beautiful slow and easy cruise through the Sognenford.  Also available is an exciting Safari cruise on the Sogneford for an “up close and personal” fjord experience.  Norwegian buffet dinner at the Fretheim.

 Day 8:  Departure from Flam to Bergen

Depart Flam in the morning for another spectacular day as we head to Bergen by train.  After check-in at the Grand Terminus Hotel, experience an informative and interesting 3-hour walking tour of the city.

 Day 9:  Bergen

Full day in Bergen.   Spend the day visiting markets or the other attractions of Bergen.  Museum admission is provided to great city attractions.

 Day 10:  Iceland

End of tour for those not going onto Iceland.  Otherwise, flight from Bergen to Reykjavik. Check in at Reykjavik Hotel, the Holt Hotel.  We have a quick tour planned of the city before heading out to dinner.

 Day 11:  Iceland

Guided 11 hour tour of the South Coast.   Visit glaciers, waterfalls, bird cliffs and lava beaches.  We’ll see the famous  Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the 60 meter high Skógafoss waterfall, and the narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall. 

 Day 12:  Iceland

Guided 9 hour tour of the Golden Circle of Iceland.   The Gullfoss double waterfall, geyser hot springs, and the ancient Viking Parliament area of Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

 Day 13:  Departure

Departure from Iceland 

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