Tour: ZS - 2013 (ZS) - 2013 / 2015

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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; 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.

Dinner in Copenhagen 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.

Approximate value: €69 EUR per person

North Zealand Castle and Countryside Enjoy a countryside tour to UNESCO`s Kronborg Castle in beautiful Elsinore village, north of Copenhagen. This impressive Renaissance style castle was first mentioned in the beginning of the 15th century and made immortal as Hamlet`s Castle by William Shakespeare. After restorations by the legendary Danish King Frederik II, it incorporates some of the best of Renaissance and Baroque architecture and craftsmanship. Later proceed to Fredensborg Palace, originally built as a hunting seat for King Frederik IV, today, it is often used as the setting for important events in the lives of the Royal Family. A scenic drive along the Danish Riviera will bring you back to Copenhagen.

Approximate value: €58 EUR per person

Rosenborg Castle and the Coronation Cathedral Visit the gem of Danish fairytale castles, Rosenborg, surrounded by a beautiful park and rose garden. See Queen Margaret's private royal collection of outstanding antiquities, silver furniture, old hunting rifles, and the Crown Jewels. Round off your tour with a visit to Denmark`s Royal Wedding and Coronation Cathedral. This church hosted the 2004 wedding of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark, and the Australian Mary Elizabeth Donaldson.

Approximate value: €45 EUR per person

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!

Approximate value: €57 EUR per person

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

Flam Railway Discover the Flam Railway - sit back and enjoy an incredible train journey on one of the steepest railway lines in the world. Marvel at some of Norway's wildest mountain scenery, rivers cutting through deep ravines, cascading waterfalls, snow-capped peaks and remote farms clinging to steep slopes. Each year, this exciting stretch of railway attracts people from all corners of the world, making the Flam Railway one of Norway's major and most spectacular tourist attractions - A fantastic opportunity that should not be missed!

Approximate value: €69 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

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