b"ARCTIC CIRCLE Lofoten 2 1Moskenes1 2 2 2 2 SCANDINAVIA AND RUSSIA YOUR ITINERARY BodDays 1-2London and Oslo NORWAY SWEDENAfter meeting at London Heathrow, we fly to Oslo, checking into ourTrondheimhotel for two nights. We begin exploring the Norwegian capital on DayAndalsnes2, visiting the citys incredible opera house, the stately Royal Palace,Loen Dombaswhere we see the time-honoured changing of the guards, and FrognerFlm MyrdalPark - a green space filled with unique sculptures and impressive waterBergen Oslofeatures. The rest of your day is free.Nights in hotel Rail Coach ShipDays 3-4The Bergen Railway to BergenWe make the short walk to the station where we catch the train toUNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES Bergen for a two-night stay. Travelling along the full length of the Bergen Railway, we enjoy views of the wild Norwegian countryside,Journey on the famous Bergen, passing glaciers, mountains and numerous fjords. Day 4s guided tourFlm, Rauma and Nordland takes us along the old Hanseatic waterfront of Bryggen to the bustlingRailways. local fish market. Your afternoon is free to explore further.Witness the Midnight Sun on the Days 5-6 - The Flm Railway and Loen Lofoten Isles. MIDNIGHT SUN ON THE LOFOTEN ISLES We enjoy two scenic rail journeys today, beginning once again with theEnjoy a scenic cruise along the Bergen Railway to Myrdal, 2,840 feet above sea level. Here, we boardbeautiful Geirangerfjord. the famous Flm Railway for an unforgettable ride along one of the steepest lines in the world. As we descend to the fjord-side village ofDiscover the rich history of Oslo Flm for the night, located at the innermost corner of Aurlandsfjord,and Bergen on guided tours.ARCTIC NORWAY AND the train negotiates horseshoe curves, twists, turns and 20 tunnels.Take part in a sea eagle safari The scenery is spectacular, with rivers and waterfalls, snow-capped MIDNIGHT SUN IN LOFOTENmountains and remote farms passing by our window. We board theoff the northern coast of Norway. Fodnes-Mannheller ferry on Day 6 before visiting the Fjaerland GlacierEnjoy some delicious seafood Museum and continuing to Loen by coach. soup, a traditional dish of the 13 DAYS FROM 2,995 POPULAR TOUR Lofoten Isles.Days 7-8Geirangerfjord and the Rauma RailwayTravel the length of Norway aboard some of the worlds most impressive railways,We make our way by coach to Geiranger via the Dalsnibba viewpoint,WHAT'S INCLUDEDEuropes highest fjord view. We enjoy the scenery of Geirangerfjord discovering delightful cities and island communities along the way. Experience lifeby boat, cruising the calm waters of this UNESCO-listed site for viewsUK Tour Manager throughoutin the Arctic Circle, visit Viking cities and see the phenomenon of the Midnight Sun.of the Seven Sisters and Suitor waterfalls, lush green trees and snow-capped peaks. We make the journey to ndalsnes on Day 8, travellingFlights from London Heathrow to along the serpentine Trollstigen Mountain Road. On arrival, we boardOslo and from Evenes to London the famous Rauma Railway to Trondheim, a 71-mile-long journey whichHeathrow, via Oslofollows the same course as the emerald waters of the River Rauma,All internal flights, ferry, rail passing the insurmountable Troll Wall and peaceful Romsdal Fjord.and coach transfersTHE BERGEN RAILWAY Days 9-10 - Trondheim, the Nordland Railway and Bod Complimentary luggage Discovering the history of Trondheim on todays guided tour, we seetransfersthe Old Quarter and the colourful waterfront houses of Bakklandet, Widely regarded as one of the greatest railwayas well the Gothic architecture of Nidaros Cathedral. We also make a12 nights 3 and 4-Star hotel journeys in the world, this high-altitude tripstop at the sumptuous Royal Residence, the largest wooden building inaccommodationthrough southern Norway links the old HanseaticNorthern Europe with up to 140 different rooms. The rest of your day20 meals including 12 breakfasts, city of Bergen and the Norwegian capital, Oslo. Theis free. We travel north on the Nordland Railway on Day 10, making the2 lunches and 6 dinners harsh climate experienced in this part of the world452-mile journey to Bod through the beautiful and varied landscapes has produced a landscape that is breathtaking andof northern Norway and Arctic Circle.All tour excursionswild, and the Bergen Railway enables us to soak up the spectacular views whilst relaxing in warm,Days 11-13The Lofoten Isles, Midnight Sun and London 2022 TOUR DATEScomfortable carriages. We board a speed ferry to Moskenes before a scenic coach journey On our journey we journey from Myrdal to Voss onto Svolvaer, the tiny capital of the beautiful Lofoten Isles. AfterJun 1 3,095 Jun 29 3,095the shores of Sognefjord. Travelling onwards, wechecking into our hotel for the night, we enjoy a complimentary15, 22 3,195pass through the Trollkona tunnel - the longest ondrink while admiring the never-setting Midnight Sun. We explore the2023 TOUR DATESthe line - before reaching the stations at Arna andLofoten archipelago on Day 12, visiting the charming fishing village of Dale. On the final part of our journey we descend,Henningsvaer, the petite harbour town of Kabelvg and Ldingen - aMay 31 2,995 Jun 21 3,095passing rugged mountains, deep fjords andremote village surrounded by mountain scenerybefore taking toJun 7 3,045travelling through tunnels hewn out of rock on ourthe waters for a unique sea eagle safari. While we hope to see these way to Bergen.majestic yet endangered creatures, other wildlife, such as heron, seals,Tour Code: AYJ| per person based on 2 dolphins and even whales, may also make an appearance. On Day 13,sharing. Deposit from 450 per person. we transfer to Evenes for our flight to Oslo. From here, we fly back toSupplement for solo travellers from 755. London Heathrow. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice18 SCANDINAVIA AND RUSSIACall us on 01904 527194 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 19"