About This Trip

This 13-day tour features the breathtaking fjords of Norway, a trip through Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal and ends in royal Copenhagen!

CORONAVIRUS 2021 TOUR UPDATE: Based on the assumption it will be safe to travel in 2021, services for this tour have been confirmed based on the dates below.

Given the continued uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, Brekke Tours is currently accepting requests to hold space without a deposit. To request space on this tour, please complete the "Application to Hold Space" and return it to our office either via email or mail. Space is available on a first-come and first-served basis.

Once borders are open and it is determined that tour operations can proceed in a safe and confident manner, a confirmation packet will be sent to the email address provided on the form. The packet will include a detailed itinerary with confirmed price, an official registration form, terms and conditions, as well as insurance information. To reconfirm your participation, you will be asked to complete the official tour registration form and return it to our office within two weeks along with a $600 per person deposit. We would also need to know within those two weeks if you have decided not to travel as we would release the space being held for you.

Dates & Prices

  • Jun 29 2021 to Jul 11 2021
  • Price with air/taxes/fuel from: $5995 Price includes airfare from Mpls/St. Paul or Chicago plus taxes/fees and fuel surcharge. Unless paid in full, fuel and all taxes are subject to change and will be re-assessed in your statement prior to final payment. Air available from other cities.
  • Land Only from: $4995 Services begin in Bergen and end in Copenhagen
  • Single Room Supplement: $1195

Tour Information

Tour/Price Includes

  • Roundtrip airfare from Mpls / St. Paul, including taxes, fees & fuel surcharge
  • 11 nights accommodations, double occupancy, with private facilities
  • Daily breakfasts [B] and 7 dinners [D]
  • 1st-class touring coach, train & ferries per itinerary
  • City sightseeing in Bergen, Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen
  • Entrance fees to all sites including: Troldhaugen, Stegastein Viewpoint, Borgund Stave Church, Dala Horse Center, Carl Larsson Farm, Uppsala Cathedral, Stockholm City Hall, Vasa Ship Museum and Frederiksborg Castle
  • Luggage handling at hotels for 1 suitcase (subject to availability)
  • Tour Director for Days 2 – 13

Disclaimer

Please read Brekke's Terms and Conditions for this tour carefully before registering.

Tour Map

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: TUESDAY, JUNE 29 Mpls/St. Paul―Bergen

Depart on your transatlantic flight. To request alternate dates or for estimated airfare supplements from other US cities, please note on application.

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30 Bergen

Arrive at Bergen Flesland Airport. Transfer to hotel in city center. Balance of day free to relax and adjust to time change. Welcome dinner and overnight at Clarion Admiral Hotel.

[D]
DAY 3: THURSDAY, JULY 1 Bergen

Morning sightseeing tour includes a visit to Troldhaugen, home of Norway’s internationally-known composer, the late Edvard Grieg. Tour concludes with a guided walk through the historic Hanseatic Wharf. Balance of day free. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
DAY 4: FRIDAY, JULY 2 Bergen―Voss―Flåm

Drive to Voss. Board the famous Oslo/Bergen Railway and proceed to Myrdal. Change to the renowned Flåm Railway and descend 2800 feet within 13 miles to Flåm. Cruise the Aurlandfjord and Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. Return by motorcoach to Flåm for dinner and overnight at Fretheim Hotel.

[B][D]
DAY 5: SATURDAY, JULY 3 Flåm―Oslo

Drive to Stegastein Viewpoint for a spectacular view of Norway’s fjord country. Proceed over the mountain road to Lærdal. At Borgund, tour one of the best preserved of the remaining stave churches. Continue through lush Valdres Valley to Oslo. Overnight at the classic Grand Hotel.

[B]
DAY 6: SUNDAY, JULY 4 Oslo

Morning sightseeing includes a tour of Vigeland Park, the largest sculpture park in the world by a single artist, boasting over 200 pieces by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. Balance of day free. Dinner on own. Overnight at hotel.

[B]
DAY 7: MONDAY, JULY 5 Oslo―Tällberg

Drive to the province of Värmland with its lakes and forests. There are many artists, writers and poets who have found inspiration in this region. Travel through Malung known for its leather industry. At Nusnäs, tour the center for the production of the traditional Dala wooden horses, the symbol of Sweden. Dinner and overnight at Dalecarlia Hotel & Spa.

[B][D]
DAY 8: TUESDAY, JULY 6 Tällberg―Stockholm

Depart for Sundborn, the home of Carl Larsson, one of Sweden’s most beloved artists. Continue to Dalarna, which epitomizes all things Swedish. Visit the old university town of Uppsala for a tour of the inspiring Uppsala Cathedral. Proceed to Stockholm. Dinner and overnight at Clarion Hotel Sign.

[B][D]
DAY 9: WEDNESDAY, JULY 7 Stockholm

Morning sightseeing tour of the Swedish capital includes City Hall, site of the annual Nobel Prize banquet; and the Vasa Ship Museum, home of the 17th century warship which sank on her maiden voyage. Afternoon free to explore Stockholm including Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow streets and old merchants’ houses. Dinner. Overnight at hotel.

[B][D]
DAY 10: THURSDAY, JULY 8 Stockholm―Kosta

Drive through the Swedish countryside to the province of Småland in the Kingdom of Crystal. Shopping opportunity at Kosta Boda, one of the world’s leading brands of glassware and art glass. Enjoy a “hyttsill” dinner with traditional food and music. Overnight at the Kosta Boda Art Hotel.

[B][D]
DAY 11: FRIDAY, JULY 9 Kosta―Copenhagen

Drive to Hillerød. Tour Frederiksborg Castle built over three islands housing priceless treasures such as furniture and tapestries. Ferry from Helsingborg to Helsingør, Denmark. Continue to Copenhagen. Overnight at the Phoenix Hotel, located near Amalienborg Palace.

[B]
DAY 12: SATURDAY, JULY 10 Copenhagen

Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Copenhagen featuring the famous statue, the Little Mermaid. Time to browse the world’s longest shopping street, Strøget. Farewell dinner and overnight at hotel.

[B][D]
DAY 13: SUNDAY, JULY 11 Copenhagen―Depart

Tour ends following breakfast. Transfer to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport for return flight. Longer stays may be requested upon registration or a minimum charge of $150.

[B]

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