12 Days Absolute North
Departures in 2023: (Wednesdays)
April: 19, 26
May: 03,10, 17, 24, 31
June: 07, 14, 21, 28
July: 05, 12, 19, 26
Aug: 02,09, 16, 23, 30
Sep: 06, 13, 20, 27
Oct: 04, 11, 18, 25
Details of the selected itinerary
Day 1 COPENHAGEN
Welcome to Europe!!! Upon arriving at the airport we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.
Day 2 COPENHAGEN - ODENSE - ARHUS
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit of Copenhagen, pleasant scenery in southern Denmark.In the morning we enjoy a comprehensive tour of the Danish capital with a local guide. Copenhagen is the largest Scandinavian city, and full of contrasts, the popular Tivoli, Christiansborg Palace, the terraces of Nyhavn, and The Little Mermaid. We will then travel to Jutland, passing through pleasant scenery on our way. En route we take a 20km bridge over the sea and stop at ODENSE, where we can visit its gothic cathedral and the house of Andersen. We continue on to AARHUS and our accommodation.
Day 3 ARHUS - KRISTIANSAND FERRY - KRISTIANSAND - STAVANGER
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Norwegian coastline. We will travel to HIRTSHALS, where we will take a ferry crossing the North Sea to Norway. A three-hour voyage to KRISTIANSAND. We will continue along Norway’s southern coastline and enjoy its stunning landscapes. Next stop in FLEKKEFJORD, a town with its wooden houses and tiny restaurants on a fjord. Arrival to STAVANGER, a small picturesque town that has an active port by the fjord. Note: Ferry operation hours vary depending on the months. Sometimes it is normally reserved to have lunch on the boat.
Day 4 STAVANGER - BERGEN
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: beautiful fjord and sea landscapes. Funicular trip to mount Floyen.Upon leaving the city, we will stop at the ‘Swords in Rock’ monument, where we will be reminded of the Vikings, before continuing the very beautiful scenic tour. We follow the route going through tunnels, bridges and travel some stretches by boat to go along the fjord coast of Norway. One of its undersea tunnels is the deepest one in the world. This stage gets more relaxed and spectacular with its two boat trips. We will arrive in BERGEN at lunch time. We take a funicular trip to Mount Fløyen which offers amazing views of the town and Bergen fjord. There will be some leisure time later to enjoy the capital city of fjords.
Day 5 BERGEN - OSLO
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Spectacular scenery of mountains and fjords. Cruise. More fantastic landscapes today, images of Norway’s interior region fjords, glaciers, lakes and forests. We will travel to SOGNEFJORD, Norway’s largest fjord. Prior to arrival, we will stop at the beautiful TVINDEFOSSEN waterfall. We will take a magnificent cruise between the cities of GUDVANGEN and FLAM; enjoy stunning landscapes during this two-hour voyage. We continue our journey crossing magnificent snow-covered landscapes. We travel through Lærdal Tunnel, one of the longest in the world. Next, a visit to BORGUND’s 12th century wooden church (entrance included) which is considered Norway’s best-preserved medieval church. We arrive in OSLO with free time to check out its port, main streets, and the artworks at Frognerparken.
Day 6 OSLO - OREBRO - STOCKHOLM
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Sightseeing tour in Oslo. Impressive scenery with mountains, forests and lakes.We include a sightseeing tour with a local guide of the Norwegian capital; this city combines its vibrant modern architecture with its classical buildings, magnificent scenery and large parks with sculptures. It has been nominated the "European green capital". After the tour, if you want you can visit the Vikings museum. Departure for Sweden. Enjoy landscapes with forests and lakes. Next stop in OREBRO, a town next to a beautiful lake with a castle and charming historic center. Time for stroll and to take lunch. Continuing to STOCKHOLM, arriving in the evening.
Day 7 STOCKHOLM
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Stockholm sightseeing.Today we take a panoramic tour of this very beautiful capital city built on 13 islands joined together. We will see the Gamla Stand or the “City between the Bridges”, the old quarter of the city, full of life where there are many monumental buildings such as the Nobel Museum, alongside the main square of Stortorget, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes, the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. Whenever possible, we will enjoy a pretty view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. Then leisure time. We recommend visiting the museums and parks. Optionally, we suggest a visit to the City Hall and to the Vasa museum.
Day 8 STOCKHOLM - STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Finland. Enjoy a free day of leisure in Stockholm. In the evening we will board a modern ferry traveling overnight to Finland, where accommodation will be in double cabins with private bathrooms.
Day 9 STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY - NAANTALI - HELSINKI
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Forests, lakes, pleasant landscapes. As we arrive to Finland, we recommend that you go to the ship’s deck for sunrise, enjoy mesmerizing landscapes from the sea as we sail along Aland Islands, hundreds of islands covered by forests. We disembark the ferry and have time to walk around TURKU, a city with a very strong Swedish influence. We continue our journey to the neighboring city of NAANTALI, a very picturesque town with wooden houses next to the sea. We travel on until we arrive in HELSINKI, reaching at lunchtime. In the afternoon enjoy leisure time, you will be able to explore the city, with its old market, buildings with Russian influence and churches.
Day 10 HELSINKI - HELSINKI-TALLINN FERRY - TALLINN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes by the sea on the way out of Helsinki.We enjoy a boat trip to Suomenlinna Islands, a group of islands where we can witness a great fortress that used to protect the sea entry to the city, it has been declared World Heritage. Take time to walk around, it is possible to cross the islands through small pedestrian bridges. Later we will board a ferry to Estonia. The ferry trip will be around 2 hours 30 minutes. During the departure from Helsinki you have great views of the surrounding islands. On to TALLINN!
Day 11 TALLINN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: city tour of Tallinn. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia is a wonderful city with a well-conserved medieval center. We will enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city, its walls, churches, squares, and its medieval streets filled with tourist attractions. Free time during the afternoon.
Day 12 TALLINN
After breakfast, end of our services.
- Europamundo General Services: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- City tour in: COPENHAGEN, OSLO, STOCKHOLM, TALLINN
- Boat: Sogner Fjord, Suomenlinna islands in Helsinki
- Ticket admission: Borgund´s church
- Ferry: Denmark- Norway, stretches along the fjord coast of Norway , Stockholm Sweden / Turku Finland , Helsinki Finland / Tallinn Estonia
- Funicular: Mount Floyen in Bergen
- Air Transportation or any means of transportation to connect with the tours, Arrival and departure transfer.
- Personal expenses such as, but not limited to, phone calls, minibar charges, additional food orders, wines, mineral waters, room service, valet/ laundry service, the traditional end of trip gratuity to your tour guide and your driver not included and remains optional at your discretion.
- All necessary tipping to luggage porters, bellman, doormen, dining room waiters.
- Any other items of personal nature not specifically mentioned as being included.
Terms & Conditions
- Child U/11 yrs of age : 70% of the TWN rate, when sharing room with two adults in extra bed.
- Rates and Itinerary are subject to change without prior notice & subject to availability. No refund on any unutilised services.
- Charges in case of cancellation within 48 to 33 days prior to arrival : 10% of the package cost or € 30 whichever is higher
- Charges in case of cancellation within 32 to 18 days prior to arrival : 25% of the package cost.
- Charges in case of cancellation within 17 to 06 days prior to arrival : 50% of the package cost.
- Charges in case of cancellation within 06 days prior to arrival OR No shows : 100% of the package cost.