b"Flam NORWAY SCANDINAVIA AND RUSSIA YOUR ITINERARY MyrdalVoss 2OsloDays 1-2Oslo and the Bergen railway 1+1We depart the UK aboard a flight to Oslo, home for the night. Travelling2along the full length of the Bergen Railway on Day 2, we admire theBergennatural landscapes of forests, fjords and snowy mountainsides as we journey towards Bergen, a harbour-based city surrounded by seven scenic mountains. Other highlights throughout the journey to look out for include the Trollkona tunnel, the longest on the line at 5.5 miles, the pretty Hallingdal Valley and Hallingdalselva River, which flows to LakeNights in hotel Rail Coach ShipKrderen, and Norefjell mountain.UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES Day 3 - BergenWe set out on a guided city tour, visiting the delightful BryggenSail Oslo fjord, enjoying scenic waterfront, the citys old Hanseatic trading wharf and a UNESCO Worldviews alongside a shrimp buffet.Heritage site. This historic quarter, with its charming timber houses,Journey on the Flm and Bergen is the oldest part of Bergen, with some buildings dating back to theRailways, two of the most famous 15th century. The rest of your day is free to visit one of the citys manyrail routes in the world. galleries and museums or make your way to the citys time-honoured AURLANDSFJORD fish market. Cruise across Sognefjord and enjoy guided tours of Bergen and Day 4The Flm Railway Oslo. We cross Norways incredible fjordland region today, travelling through HIGHLIGHTS OF NORWAYS some of the countrys most breathtaking landscapes by boat. OurWHAT'S INCLUDEDcruise takes us to the shores of Aurlandsfjord, where the village of Flm is nestled. Here, we join the Flm Railway, taking us 12 miles to FJORDS AND CITIES the mountain station of Myrdal, via a multitude of twists and turns.UK Tour Manager throughoutTrundling past crystal-clear waterfalls and through leafy canyons, weReturn flights from London witness some of the finest Norwegian landscapes on offer. The FlmHeathrow to Oslo7 DAYS FROM 1,395 Railway is a particularly impressive feat of engineering as its also oneAll rail and ferry transfersof the steepest railway lines in the world, adding to the lofty views we With their towering cliff faces, rugged rocky ledges and cascading waterfalls,enjoy. We cross the mighty Kjossfossen Waterfall, which plummets to a6 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel depth of more than 700 feet, before changing trains for the service toaccommodationNorways fjords really have to be seen to be believed. Visiting these naturalVoss, a beautiful town nestled between Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord. 9 meals including 6 breakfasts wonders, we also cross spellbinding landscapes by rail to visit magnificent cities. Day 5Vossand 3 dinners We make the short walk to the boarding point for the Voss Gondola,All tour excursionsa cable car which takes us on a scenic ascent into the mountains to the summit station at Hangurstoppen. During the journey, we look out over the snow-capped peaks, evergreen forests and sparking waters of the fjords spread out before us. At the top, you can visitREGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLETHE FLM RAILWAYthe restaurant, head out on one of the signposted walking trails orfrom Birmingham, Newcastle, just sit and admire the views. The rest of your day is free in one ofManchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Trundling past crystal-clear waterfalls and throughthe Norways most popular destinations for getting back to nature.Aberdeen, Leeds and Cardiff from 75 leafy canyons, we witness some of the finestEncircled by high mountains, wooded valleys, cascading waterfalls andper person.Norwegian landscapes on offer aboard the Flmmeandering rivers, you could stay put and relax amid your picturesque Railway. Rivers and waterfalls, snow-cappedsurroundings or take a bus to one of the nearby towns.2022 TOUR DATES Max 25 Peoplemountains and remote farms pass by the windowsDays 6-7Oslo and homeas we ascend towards the mountain station ofWe return to Oslo today by rail, where we take a guided tour, visitingMay 14 1,495 Aug 6 1,595Myrdal, on a wonderfully scenic 12-mile journey. the National Theatre, the Storting parliament, the modern OperaJun 4, 25 1,595 Sep 10 1,595House, whose roof you can access for outstanding fjord views, andJul 9, 16 1,595One of the steepest railway lines in the world,Akershus Fortress - a medieval castle thats protected the city for much we cross the mighty Kjossfossen Waterfall, whichof the last millennium. In the evening, we set sail for a dinner cruise2023 TOUR DATESplummets to a depth of more than 700 feet. Theacross Oslofjord. A traditional wooden ship takes us through a maze of line cuts an incredible path through the rockygreen islands that make up this distinctive archipelago as we sit downMay 12 1,395 Aug 2 1,445terrain, passing through an incredible 20 tunnels,to a buffet dinner of fresh, locally-caught shrimp. We glide by HovedyaJun 23 1,595 Sep 8 1,49518 of which were drilled completely by hand. Island and see the Dyna Lighthouse before navigating our way acrossJul 12 1,495the narrow inlets and sheltered bays of the Bygdy Peninsula. After aTour Code: FJS | per person based on 2 final breakfast on Day 7, we check out of our hotel and transfer to thesharing. Deposit from 200 per person. airport for our flight back to the UK. Supplement for solo travellers from 445. Please note the itinerary for 2022 departures may differ, please call for more details. 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