Escape No 5 this week's escape - if you are looking at an old newsletter please call us at 403277-6884 or email email@example.com TIMELESS SCANDINAVIA - with big savings
Follow in the footsteps of the Vikings, as you uncover the innovative spirit, natural beauty and rich culture of Scandinavia. You’ll learn about its nautical heritage during a private canal cruise in multi-coloured Gothenburg, appreciate cutting-edge architecture in pristine cities such as Copenhagen and stand in awe of deep and magnificent fjords. This legendary journey beautifully blends bold tales of the past with slick contemporary design and outstanding natural gems.
5 June 2021 per person Cdn $7583 ( compared to $8425 )
11 night escorted coach tour from Copenhagen, Denmark to Oslo, Norway 11 Breakfasts and 6 Dinners with Wine, all with tea or coffee Internal flight Escorted by a Travelling Concierge, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room. Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels. Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available). From time to time, your Travelling Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local speciality representing the destination. Taxes Highlights and Experiences: Geiranger: Explore the majestic Geiranger Fjord Your Way, either onboard an adrenaline-fueled RIB boat cruise or on a guided kayaking expedition past spectacular waterfalls and soaring mountains. Copenhagen: Led by your Local Expert, visit the Amalienborg Palaces, home to the Danish royal family, including Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Mary. See Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid on the harbour, the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Christiansborg Palace. Øresund Bridge: Cross this magnificent fiat of engineering. It's the longest road and rail bridge in Europe, spanning 8 kilometres. Gothenburg: Become familiar with this cosmopolitan city during an orientation led by your Travelling Concierge. Cruise through the charming Dutch-style waterways of Gothenburg aboard a private charter and learn about the region’s culture and nautical history from your Local Expert. Vättern: As you journey across the stunning Swedish countryside, take a moment to admire the serene beauty of this picturesque lake. Stockholm: With a Local Expert, step inside the City Hall where the fabulous Gyllene salen, the Golden Hall, is covered by 18 million gilded mosaic tiles. You'll also see the Blå hallen, the Blue Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquets are held. Wander through Gamla Stan, the Old Town, with your Local Expert to see the cathedral and the Royal Palace. See a perfectly-preserved warship from the 17th century at the Vasa Museum in Stockholm and marvel at its vast masts and detailed engravings. Bergen: Your Local Expert will guide you through the lively Fish Market its many stalls of handicrafts and souvenirs, before you have the chance to marvel at the 13th century Haakon’s Hall. You’re invited to visit Troldhaugen, the former summer home of Edvard Grieg. See his villa where he composed his Romantic-era masterpieces and enjoy a moving musical recital, hosted in the museum’s chamber music hall. Flåm Railway: Journey on one of the world’s steepest railways through tunnels that spiral in and out of the mountainside of the narrow Flåm Valley. Geiranger: Explore this quaint town beside a phenomenal fjord during your orientation with your Travel Director. Lillehammer: Take a moment to explore the town where the 1994 Winter Olympics were held. Oslo: With your Local Expert, see Akershus Castle, Oslo Harbour and the Royal Palace. During your visit to the Viking Ship Museum, stand beneath the scrolled prows and hand-cut hulls of 9th century ships that carried Viking nobles to the afterlife and learn about their traditions and culture. Take a moment to contemplate the interesting Vigeland sculptures when you visit Frogner Park. Visit the Hollmenkollen Ski Jump Museum after hours to learn about 4,000 years of skiing history. Toast to your Scandinavian adventures with a drink at the top of the ski jump with panoramic views of Oslo. You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas. Luxury Gold is proud to offer various modes of transportation, from luxury coach to included flight to included train travel and more, so that you always travel in comfort and experience your journey and destination in the best possible and most appropriate way. Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests. At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room. Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels. Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available). From time to time, your Travelling Concierge will enchant you with a Luxury Gold Flourish, which is a local speciality representing the destination. Complimentary, private airport transfers are included on start and end dates, when flights are included within the itinerary and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.