Norwegian Contrasts

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Norwegian Contrasts

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Destination for this trip:

Bergen, Norway; Norway; Oslo, Norway; United States

Length of trip:

10 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 2655

Best travel dates to go:

May, June, July, August, September


Detailed Description of this trip:

Driving through Norway may be one of the most rewarding travel experiences you’ll ever have! Behind every curve you will find breathtaking scenery making every minute of your drive enjoyable. If you pop in a CD with classical music by the famous Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg while driving, you will be absorbed into the towering mountains and thundering waterfalls, to the world of Trolls and Fairytales! The speed limit in Norway reflects the Norwegian way of life, delightfully relaxing, and enables you to take in the mesmerizing beauty! Let our Scandinavian specialist design a driving itinerary for you, including confirmed accommodations enroute.


Trip Properties:


Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - United States

    Depart USA
  • Day 2 - Oslo

    Arrive in Norway’s capital
    Transfer

    Transfer independently by airport train to the city. Remainder of day and evening at leisure. Overnight at Oslo Hotel

  • Day 3 - Oslo

    Oslo Sightseeing on own

    Enjoy a sumptuous smørgåsbord breakfast at your hotel this morning. Day free to explore on your own. Overnight at Oslo Hotel

  • Day 4 - Norway

    Pick up your rental car.
    Drive to Lillehammer

    Drive north through the Gudbrandsdal valley to Lillehammer. Along the way you can visit Hadeland Glassworks and Maihaugen Outdoor museum in Lillehammer.
    Overnight at Lillehammer Hotel

  • Day 5 - Norway

    Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Drive from Lillehammer to Loen, with the option to drive the exciting and scenic Old Strynefjells mountain road. Dinner and overnight at Alexandra Hotel
    Drive to Loen

    Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Drive from Lillehammer to Loen, with the option to drive the exciting and scenic Old Strynefjells mountain road. Dinner and overnight at Alexandra Hotel

  • Day 6 - Norway

    Explore the Loen area

    Several options for daytrips in the area. Suggestions are a drive to Hellesylt with a cruise to Geiranger, the Trollroad, Loendalen or Oldendalen to see Jostedalen Glacier, or simply relax at the spa at Hotel Alexandra.
    Dinner and overnight at Alexandra Hotel

  • Day 7 - Norway

    Drive to Balestrand

    Breakfast at your hotel. Drive over the mountain and south to Fjærland and take the ferry to Balestrand, wonderfully situated on the majestic Sognefjord.
    Dinner and overnight at Kvikne's Hotel

  • Day 8 - Norway

    Drive to Bergen

    Breakfast at your hotel before driving to Bergen with your choice for stops along the way. Suggestions are Flåm and the Flåm Railway, Vik and Hopperstad Stavechurch, or Stalheim with a breathtaking view of the Stalheim canyon. Drop your car off in Bergen.
    Overnight at Bergen Hotel

  • Day 9 - Bergen

    Explore Bergen

    Breakfast at your hotel. Explore Bergen.
    Overnight at Bergen Hotel

  • Day 10 - United States

    Depart for home.
    Fly home

    Breakfast at your hotel before departing for the USA - or extend your stay!

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