The Viking Tour

7-day tour of Scandinavia
  • The highlights of Scandinavia in one trip.
  • Denmark, Sweden, Norway.
  • Flamsbana panorama train and boat tours.
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  • € 1154 1st class
  • € 1049 2nd class
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A rail tour that includes visits to cultural capitals, stunning panoramic train rides, boat tours and comfortable Nordic hotels. A comprehensive journey through Scandinavia!

The train

  • X2000 tilting train across the Oresund bridge
  • Flamsbanen panorama train
  • Fjordline ferry

Day to day


Starting and finishing point

Want to start our rail tour somewhere else? Not a problem. Just let us know and we will book you connecting train tickets to Copenhagen, and get you back home at the end of the tour. Additional fees will apply.

Day 1 - Copenhagen

Your tour starts in Copenhagen, the gateway to Scandinavia. Originally a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has grown into a metropolis that combines the modern with the folklore that stands at the root of Danish culture. Overnight stay in a hotel close to the train station and a short walk from the harbour.

Day 2 - Stockholm

Take a morning train across the famous Øresund bridge to Stockholm. You will be travelling on the X2000 tilting train, which travels at speeds of up to 200 k/h. Arrival in Stockholm in the early afternoon. To explore Stockholm, we recommend using its metro system, also known as the longest art gallery in the world because of the décor of its stations. Tonight you will be staying in a floating hotel, located on the water close to the central station.

Day 3 - Oslo

Leave Stockholm in the morning in a direct train to Oslo. The train passes Lake Vänern, the largest lake in Europe, and verdant forest-covered landscapes dotted with little red houses. Norway’s capital is situated at the end of the Oslofjord. The hotel you will be staying in is next to the train station and the famous Opera House, and a short walk from the shores of the fjord.

Day 4 - Vatnahalsen

From Oslo, you will take a morning train called the Bergensbanen to Myrdal, where you will transfer for a short trip on the world famous Flåmsbana to Vatnahalsen. You will arrive in the early afternoon and can enjoy the surrounding mountains and fjord for the rest of the day. You will be staying in an authentic mountain hotel in Vatnahalsen, which is just 1 km walk from Myrdal station. You can choose to walk this section if you like.

Day 5 - Bergen

Today you will continue on the Flåmsbana and travel by train, boat and bus to Bergen. Leave on the morning train from Vatnahalsen to Flåm and take in the stunning panoramas. Transfer onto the ferry, which will take you from Flåm to Gudvangen over the fjord. Arrival in Bergen in the late afternoon/evening. Bergen faces the Byfjorden and lies between a group of mountains known as the Seven Mountains. Overnight stay in a hotel close to the train station and a short walk from the harbour.

Day 6 - Fjordline to Hirtshals

Departure ferry 13:30, arrival Hirtshals 08:00
Take the morning to explore Bergen. In the early afternoon you will board the Fjordline ferry, which will take you along the coast of Norway to Hirtshals in Denmark. You will sleep on board the ferry and arrive in Hirtshals in the morning.

Day 7 - Return to Copenhagen

Upon arrival in Hirtshals, you will take a train connection to Copenhagen, arriving in the afternoon.

More info


Would you like to receive more information and details of this rail tour? Please send us an email: info@railtravelshop.com.

Included


  • Train pass for all journeys that are part of the tour.
  • Seat reservations when necessary.
  • Ferry tickets for the journey through the fjords and trip back to Denmark
  • 5 overnight stays: a 2 person room with shower + toilet, breakfast included.
  • Cabin for 2 with view on the ferry to Denmark
  • Day-to-day itinerary.

Extensions


  • Additional nights in all towns of the rail tour can be added to the booking.
  • Overnight stays in other towns (which are not part of the tour) before, after or during the rail tour can be added as well.
  • Popular add-ons: Hamburg, Malmö, Gothenburg and Århus.

Surcharges


  • An upgrade to 1st class train travel is possible for €105 p.p.
  • Please note that Norwegian trains do not have a first class.

Departure


  • Daily departure

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Travellers aged 60 and over get a senior discount.
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