Tour: ZN - 2013 (ZN) - 2013 / 2014

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Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; you can use our online currency converter for exchange rate information.

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Swedish Midsummer Dinner Learn about midsummer, the most important family celebration of the year, during your visit to the Skansen open-air museum. Take pictures of the old wooden church, grass-roofed houses, farms, and the beautifully decorated midsummer pole. Then, enjoy a delightful Swedish dinner before a relaxing drive returns you to your hotel.

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The Old Town and Lunch Visit Stockholm`s most colorful historic island. Take a leisurely guided walk through the myriad of narrow streets and alleys, dotted with picturesque buildings, artists' studios, small shops, and crystal outlets. A candlelight lunch in a 13th-century cellar will awaits you!

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Wasa Ship Museum See the most richly ornamented war vessel built in Europe. The Wasa sank on her maiden voyage in 1628 and was raised in 1961.

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Danish Dinner Mingle with the locals and enjoy a typical homemade Christmas dinner at an old Kro (inn) in Hans Christian Andersen's favorite part of Copenhagen. The old Latin Quarter, with its picturesque streets and colorful buildings, will set a memorable frame to this highlight evening.

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Edvard Grieg's House Nobody has described fjord scenery more beautifully than composer Edward Grieg did through his music. Visit his unique home, Troldhaugen (Troll's Hill), and experience a remarkable journey through his life and music.

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Old Bergen and Lunch Discover Old Bergen and Bryggen with the Hansa Quarters as you criss-cross the charming narrow streets and the beautiful leaning wooden houses. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for the small shops, local artists8217' studios, and Julehuset (Christmas House), Norway`s famous Christmas and handicraft center. Enjoy a delightful traditional Bergen meal before your free time for shopping.

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Panoramic Oslo and Dinner Take the serpentine road through Oslo`s most fashionable residential area up to mount Holmenkollen. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Oslo and the Oslofjord before you savor a delicious dinner in a fine restaurant.

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Treasures of Norway Admire relics from Norway's great seafaring past: 1,000-year-old ornamented Viking ships; the Fram, a 100-year-old primitive ship used for Arctic expeditions; and Thor Heyerdahl's fantastic Ra and Kon-Tiki vessels.

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Lappish Dinner A unique opportunity to taste genuine northern flavours at their best in traditional surroundings with Lappish music and waiters in national Sami costume. A 3-course dinner including one drink awaits you at this special hut.

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Sami Experience An exciting insight into the fascinating culture of the indigenous Sami people. Depart from your hotel by coach to a reindeer farm where you will be met by a Sami couple in traditional Sami costume. Try your hand at "Lasso" throwing, learn about reindeer herding and enjoy close-up photo opportunities with the reindeers themselves. Savour a delicious Lappish pastry with coffee or tea and experience the mesmerizing ritual of an "artic circle crossing ceremony" before returning to your hotel.

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Tallin, Jewel of Estonia Visit Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, the smallest of the Baltic countries. After crossing the Baltic Sea, a local expert will show you around the city's medieval Old Town - a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site since 1997 - with its 15th-century Luhike Jalg Gate, Town Hall, and onion-dome Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

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