The Grand Scandinavian Circle Tour (ZN) - 2016

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18 Day Tour from Stockholm to Helsinki

The Grand Scandinavian Circle Tour
The historical city of Oslo at night
The historical city of Oslo at night
The Rosenborg Castle houses a collection of Royal Danish artifacts
Beautiful view of the Swedish countryside
Stockholm is the capital and the most populous city in Sweden
The Sognefjord is nestled alongside some of Norways highest mountains
Enjoy the serene landscapes of Norway
Oslo is the capital of Norway and the most populous city
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark
The beautiful hillside scenery of Telemark, Norway

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; to get an estimated price, use a currency converter for exchange rate information (pricing may vary at the time of booking).

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.

Approximate value: €79 EUR per person

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.

Approximate value: €35 EUR per person

The Canals and Tivoli Gardens Absorb the charm and architectural beauty as you sail through the picturesque CANALS of Hans Christian Andersen's Copenhagen, before your fairytale visit at the famous TIVOLI GARDENS.

Approximate value: €49 EUR per person

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.

Approximate value: €49 EUR per person

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 artists' studios, and Julehuset (Christmas House), Norway`s famous Christmas and handicraft center. Enjoy a delightful traditional Bergen meal before your free time for shopping.

Approximate value: €65 EUR per person

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.

Approximate value: €92 EUR per person

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.

Approximate value: €55 EUR per person

The Land of Midnight Sun The famous Fjellheisen cable car will give you spectacular views and unforgettable memories of the Land of the Midnight Sun with it's Arctic mountains and fjords. Afterwards enjoy a visit to the remarkable Botanical Gardens, the northern most in the World.

Approximate value: €45 EUR per person

Safari Cruise to Gestavaer Natural Reserve Great Photo opportunities awaits you on this safari cruise. On a land area of 1.7 sq. kms about 1 million sea birds breed. Observe Puffins; the Arctic Parrot, Gannets, Great Cormorants, Razorbills and other arctic birds, while the White Tailed Eagles hoover for their pray.

Approximate value: €115 EUR per person

Lappish Dinner A unique opportunity to taste genuine northern flavors 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.

Approximate value: €55 EUR per person

Sami Experience An exciting insight into the fascinating culture of the indigenous Sami people. Enjoy a 30 minute cruise 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. Savor a delicious Lappish pastry with coffee or tea and experience the mesmerizing ritual of an "artic circle crossing ceremony" before returning to your hotel.

Approximate value: €65 EUR per person

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 199,with its 15th-century L├╝hike Jalg Gate and onion-dome Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Approximate value: €99 EUR per person