We recommend that all Nordic Visitor travellers read through the following information about our self-guided tours, travelling with the DFDS ship, boarding flights or trains, and other useful information for your travels.
OUR SELF-GUIDED TOURS
This is an independent, self-guided tour. All accommodation, train, flight, cruise and ferry tickets (as specified in the itinerary) will be pre-booked by Nordic Visitor, but travellers are ultimately responsible for getting to hotels and to any ferry departure points by the specified times.
VIKING LINE CRUISE
The overnight cruise from Helsinki to Stockholm includes cabin accommodation (comfort or quality cabin with windows) with private facilities, and breakfast is included. There are two ships operating the route, Mariella or Gabriella, and each ship can accommodate approx. 2450 passengers. On board you find restaurants, bars and on-board activities.
Departure from Helsinki: 17:15
Arrival in Stockholm: 10:00
The overnight cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo includes cabin accommodation (comfort or quality cabin with windows) with private facilities, and breakfast is included. There are two ships operating the route, Pearl Seaways and Crown Seaways, and each ship can accommodate approx. 1800 passengers. On board you find restaurants, bars and activities.
Departure from Copenhagen: 16:30
Arrival in Oslo: 09:45
FLIGHT FROM STOCKHOLM TO COPENHAGEN
Included in the package is a flight between Stockholm and Copenhagen. The direct flight takes approximately 1h10 min. Baggage allowance per person is 20kg per checked bag and 8 kg per carry-on bag. Most days offer flights at mid-day but in some cases, you may be booked on a morning or evening flight. Your travel consultant will book the best option for your travel dates. Please note that airport transfer from your hotel in Stockholm to the airport is not included nor the train from Copenhagen airport to the hotel. We recommend Arlanda Express Train, a short 18-minute train ride to the airport from city center.
WOULD YOU RATHER TAKE THE TRAIN?
If you prefer to travel from Sweden to Denmark by railway instead of flight, then we are happy to arrange that for you. The train tickets might not be bookable until 30 days prior departure, in the meantime we will book the rest of the travel arrangements for you. Please select the train option during the booking steps online if preferred.
NORWAY IN A NUTSHELL® WINTER TOUR
Included is the famous Norway in a nutshell tour, from Oslo to Bergen, where you will be travelling by train and ferry among scenic landscapes and charming villages. Transfer points and connections are easy to find and clearly marked or announced. You will receive a ticket with information about transfer points and timing with your final travel documents. Here is the information regarding the estimated departure time along with the approximate duration of the journey.
Journey to Flåm:
Departure from Oslo Central Station: 08:25 - Arrival in Flåm Village: 13:55
Duration: 5 Hours, 30 Minutes
Journey to Bergen:
Departure from Flåm: 09:30 - Arrival in Bergen: 14:57
Duration: 5 Hours, 30 Minutes
There are places to store your luggage whether you are travelling by bus, train or ferry. Be aware that if you do not book in advance optional luggage transfer, you have to carry your luggage yourself from train to bus to boat etc.
AUTUMN & SPRING IN SCANDINAVIA
If you are travelling to Scandinavia during the spring (end of March - end of April), or autumn (mid-September – mid October) please be advised that the weather is much milder and you will get to experience warmer temperatures in Sweden and Denmark and more sunlight compared to the winter months. However, the weather can be a bit colder during these months in Norway.
WINTER TRAVEL IN SCANDINAVIA
Travelling in the winter season in Scandinavia is highly recommended and very enjoyable. You will get a chance to see the snow covered landscape during the deep winter months (December – February) and it‘s not as cold as one would think. Please be advised that northern lights in Scandinavia can only be seen from northern Norway, Iceland, Swedish Lapland & Finnish Lapland, which is not part of this tour package. Also, please note that there are limited opening hours during the Christmas and New Year‘s season throughout the countries. If you have any additional questions, please contact your travel consultant for further information.
All bookings are charged in Euros (EUR). Prices displayed in other currencies are indicative only and based on the daily exchange rate. Therefore, conversions from EUR to other currencies will fluctuate from day to day.
AFTER BOOKING WITH NORDIC VISITOR
After booking your package with Nordic Visitor, you will be contacted within two working days by one of our travel consultants, who will serve as your dedicated contact person for all of your travel needs before, during and even after your holiday. Your travel consultant will provide you with details about your booking and your remaining payment (if not paid in full). You will also receive more information about what to expect during your holiday.