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Oslo. Norway
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 31 32 39 49 62 68 71 69 60 49 39 32
Average Low 20 19 27 34 45 52 55 53 45 38 29 22
Average Rainfall 2 1.6 2.4 1.6 2 3.1 2.8 3.5 2.8 3.5 2.8 2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Norwegian Krone
$1.00 USD = kr8.87 NOK
Visa requirement
No
Stockholm. Sweden
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 31 31 37 47 60 67 70 68 58 48 39 32
Average Low 22 20 26 31 41 49 54 53 45 38 31 23
Average Rainfall 1.5 1.1 1 1.2 1.2 1.8 2.8 2.6 2.2 2 2.1 1.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Swedish Krona
$1.00 USD = kr8.54 SEK
Visa requirement
No
Helsinki. Finland
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 26 27 34 45 59 66 70 66 56 46 36 30
Average Low 16 15 23 31 41 49 53 51 43 36 28 20
Average Rainfall 1.8 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.7 1.8 2.4 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Finnish Markka
$1.00 USD = 0.00 FIM
Visa requirement
No
Copenhagen. Denmark
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 37 36 41 49 60 66 69 69 61 53 44 39
Average Low 30 28 32 36 45 52 55 54 50 44 37 32
Average Rainfall 1.7 1 1.4 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.6 2.9 2 2.1 2.1 2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT +1
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Danish Krone
$1.00 USD = kr6.87 DKK
Visa requirement
No
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Scandinavian Capitals

13 Days/12 Nights - from $2,715 per person including air from New York City

Enjoy four Scandinavian capitals on a 12-night tour, traveling by train and overnight cruise ships. Discover Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, with visits that include Tivoli, the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg, and Amalienborg Palace. Take an overnight cruise to Oslo, the vibrant capital of Norway, where you walk through Vigeland Sculpture Park and see attractions such as Royal Palace Park. Next, travel by train to Gothenburg, Sweden, for some sightseeing, before continuing to the capital, Stockholm. Sights include Gamla Stan (Old Town) and Stockholm City Hall. Finally, cruise to Helsinki, Finland’s capital, where the tour includes Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress and the Helsinki Zoo. Spend a day exploring at your leisure before returning to the US. Starting from $2715.

Day 1 - Arrive Copenhagen
Arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark’s charming capital city and transfer to hotel on your own. (The Square/Comfort Vesterbro)

Day 2 - Copenhagen
After breakfast, discover the city this morning on your guided coach tour. Pass by the city’s major attractions, including Tivoli, the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg, and Islands Brygge, and make photo stops at the Little Mermaid and the Royal Danish Opera, with its splendid panoramic view. Also, enjoy a stop at Amalienborg Castle and experience the changing of the Royal Guards. Remainder of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 3 – Copenhagen/Oslo
Depart from Copenhagen in the late afternoon by ferry to cross the North Sea to Oslo. Overnight on board DFDS Seaways’ cruise ship. (B)

Day 4 - Oslo
Arrive in Oslo, Norway’s capital, this morning. Oslo is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the city on your own. (Continental/Comfort Borsparken) (B)

Day 5 - Oslo
This morning, your city tour includes a guided walk through the Vigeland Sculpture Park. See the world-renowned collection of works by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Continue to the famous Holmenkollen ski jump for a photo stop and to enjoy the view from one of the city’s finest vantage points.  Continue with a coach tour through the center of the city, as your guide provides information about the city’s history and culture and its major attractions, such as Akershus Castle and Fortress and the Royal Palace Park (Slottsparken).  Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 6 – Oslo/Gothenburg
After breakfast today, departure from Oslo by train to Gothenburg. Sweden’s second largest city and largest harbor. This afternoon, step aboard a Paddan open-top sightseeing boat in the center of the city at Kungsportsplatsen. See the old moat and canals that date from the 17th century while learning about the history of Gothenburg’s construction and defense. Your guided tour continues beneath the many low bridges, which bring you out into the fascinating harbor with traditional shipyards, the fishing harbor, new and old housing, expanding commercial and academic sites and maritime museum. Afterward, you can discover the city at your leisure. Gothenburg has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and is easy to explore on foot. (Scandia 25/First G) (B)

Day 7 - Gothenburg/Stockholm
Today your journey continues by train to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Stockholm is built on 14 islands and you are never far from the water. Well-preserved medieval buildings stand alongside modern architecture in this charming northern European capital.  Just outside the city, the archipelago of 24,000 islands is waiting to be explored. (Clarion Sign/Clarion) (B)

Days 8 - Stockholm
On your sightseeing tour this morning, discover the beautiful city of Stockholm. Get to know Stockholm and the city’s history as your guided coach tour passes all the must-see attractions, including the most famous buildings and views over the city. The city districts and famous sights such as Stockholm City Hall, The Royal Palace, Ostermalm, Gamla Stan (Old Town), Langholmen and The Royal Djurgarden are all parts of this journey. (B)

Day 9 – Stockholm
Full day to explore and admire the city at your leisure. Perhaps stroll through Gamla Stan, visit the maritime Vasa Museum, Skansen Open-Air Museum, or City Hall(B).

Day 10 – Stockholm/Helsinki
Morning at leisure. Transfer to the pier on your own to board the ferry for your overnight cruise to Helsinki. Sail through the picturesque archipelago past numerous small islands on your way to Finland’s capital city. (B)

Day 11 – Helsinki
Arrive in Helsinki and transfer on your own to your hotel. On your canal route sightseeing cruise see the Helsinki shorelines, which feature gentle beaches and inlets. The many sights includ the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Helsinki Zoo on Korkeasaari Island, the impressive fleet of icebreakers, and the Degero Canal. Along the way, hear about Helsinki’s fascinating history. (Fabian) (B)

Day 12 – Helsinki
Full day at leisure to explore the city on own. (B)

Day 13 - Depart Helsinki
Transfer to the airport on your own for your Icelandair flight to the US. Arrive in the US the same day. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 1 - December 31
$
$2715 S
$3440 FC
$1220 S
$1810 FC
2020
January 1 - March 31
$
$2715 S
$3440 FC
$1220 S
$1810 FC
  • Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy and include government taxes and fees.

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Tour Features

  • 2-night stay in a double occupancy room at The Square Hotel in Copenhagen; at Continental Hotel in Oslo; and at Fabian Hotel in Helsinki
  • 1-night stay in a double occupancy room at Scandic No. 25 in Gothenburg
  • 3-night stay in a double occupancy room at Clarion Sign in Stockholm
  • Overnight board DFDS Seaways' cruise ship from Copenhagen to Oslo
  • Overnight on ferry for overnight cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki
  • Train from Oslo to Gothenburg in comfort class
  • Train from Gothenburg to Stockhom in first class
  • Daily breakfast
  • Extensive sightseeing tours as per itinerary in each city with English-speaking guide
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above


Remarks

  • If hotels listed is not available at the time of  reservation, alternative hotels at the same category could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued within 30 days of reservation; full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions and add-on air fares from various US cities are available  

ICELAND STOPOVER
3 Days/2 Nights

Reykjavik

  • Icelandair Hotel Natura (FC) or Hilton Reykjavik (D)
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Airport Shuttle Transfers

Departure Dates

Land Only

Single Supplement

Apr
$415 FC
$495 D
$180 FC
$250 D
May 1-16
$465 FC
$520 D
$285 FC
$250 D
May 17 – Sep 22
$595 FC
$750 D
$420 FC
$480 D
Sep 23 – Oct 31
$480 FC
$620 D
$295 FC
$390 D
Nov '18 - Mar '19
$480 FC
$585 D
$295 FC
$310 D

Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

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