7 Nights | £1299 pp
Outward Date: 24/04/2019 - Depart Manchester 1310 arrive Oslo 1610
Return Date: 01/05/2019 - Depart Copenhagen 2150 arrive Manchester 2250
Departing from Manchester
Fly direct to Oslo. On arrival transfer to Oslo by rail where you will spend 2 nights.
Oslo: Free time in Oslo to discover more than just stunning scenery as you explore one of the many world-class museums and galleries.
Rail from Oslo to Bergen where you will spend 2 nights. Depart 0825 arrive 1459 or depart 1203 arrive 1858.
Bergen: Today you embark on the fabulous 'Norway in a Nutshell' tour. This legendary tour takes you through Norway's most breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjord and mountain scenery, on Europe's top scenic rail journey.
Starting from Bergen you first set out on a scenic train journey to Voss on the Bergen Railway. From Voss you travel by bus through charming villages and scenic natural landscapes, towards Gudvangen.
The bus will arrive in Gudvangen, where you continue the tour by taking a fjord cruise on the on the narrow Nærøyfjord and the magnificent Aurlandsfjord.
After your fjord cruise, you arrive in the small village of Flåm, nestled in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, where your tour continues by taking the legendary Flåm Railway.
The Flåm Railway will arrive in Myrdal, where you change trains to the Bergen Railway. You travel back to Bergen
Make your own way to Bergen airport for the direct flight to Copenhagen where you will spend 3 nights. The flight departs Bergen at 1355 and arrrives Copenhagen at 1455.
Copenhagen: You could try a canal tour - a popular way to see the city and, of course, the Little Mermaid from the water. She is the most photographed statue in the world, and draws tourists to the old port district of Nyhavn. Stroll around this fascinating part of town with its colourful gabled houses and fabulous architecture. One of the quayside cafés or bars makes a great pit stop.
Copenhagen: The heart of the city is centred around the pedestrian street ‘Strøget’ which runs from the Radhuspladsen (City Hall square) and is packed with shops and street artists. The locals are bike crazy and with a huge network of award winning paths and lanes across town, hiring a bike is a great way to get around. Roseburg castle is home to Denmark’s Crown Jewels and contains an abundance of royal and historical collections.
Transfer by rail to Copenhagen airport for the return flight to the UK.
Your Holiday Hotels
Our opinion… The Bondeheimen has been welcoming guests with norwegian tradition and hospitality since its opening in 1913.
Location… This hotel enjoys a central location within walking distance of all of Oslo's major tourist attractions.
Accommodation… The hotel has 127 well-appointed rooms of all sizes, most of them recently decorated with new furniture, exciting colours and design. The rooms provide the guests with all the facilities they would expect to find in a modern and urban hotel.
Facilities… The restaurant serves traditional Norwegian food in a warm atmosphere.
Transport… There are transport links - bus/ tram and taxi directly outside of the hotel. Oslo central station is 1km away.
Our opinion… Great value, good facilities and well located.
Location… C.Sundtsgt 18, 5004 Bergen, Norway. Best Western Hotel Hordaheimen is located in the heart of Bergen, an 8-minute walk from the historical harbour, Bryggen Wharf. Torgallmenningen Square is just 450 metres away. Within a 10-minute walk are Floibanen and Bergenhus Fortress.
Accommodation… 88 en suite rooms, well furnished and comfortable.
Facilities… Kaffistova Restaurant known for traditional good Norwegian food.
A unique, classic and modern hotel with excellent service.Location...
Helgolandsgade 15, just a few minutes walk from the Tivoli Gardens, the City Hall Square and plenty of great restaurants and cafes. Accommodation...
Rooms are stylish and equipped with modern amenities. Facilities include LED TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer, toiletries and safe.Facilities...
In addition to a breakfast room the hotel has a bar where you can enjoy colourful cocktails, an assorted wine and beer menu or delicious snacks.
Very close to the main railway station and public transport links.
Your Holiday Price Includes
Direct flight from Manchester to Oslo, returning from Copenhagen
2 nights at the 3* Bondeheimen in Copenhagen sharing a twin/double room
2 nights at the 3* Best Western Hordaheimen in Bergen sharing a twin/double room
3 nights at the 4* Absalon in Copenhagen sharing a twin/double room
Standard class rail travel from Oslo to Bergen
Norway in a Nutshell Tour
Airport transfers by rail in Oslo and Copenhagen
UK Air Passenger Duty
Services of Our 24 hour duty manager