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Norway's Fjords & Christmas Market

(Tour code: NRM17)Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of Norway

Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of Norway on this tour that takes you across fjords, through snowy landscapes and past soaring mountains. Discover Røros and it's Christmas Market, the real-life setting for Disney's 'Frozen', travel aboard the world-famous Flåm Railway and feast like a Viking as you drink in unsurpassable views.

Tour Highlights
  • Bergen including a guided tour
  • Fjord cruise to Flåm
  • Traditional Viking plank feast
  • Journey on the Flåm Railway
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride
  • Tour of Røros, inspiration for Disney’s film, ‘Frozen’
  • Time to explore Røros’ festive Christmas Market
  • Sami reindeer experience and dinner
  • Trondheim, including a guided city tour
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Flåm Railway
  • 8 Nights' Hotel Accommodation
  • Return Scheduled Flights

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

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Flam
Days 1-2

London to Flåm

We fly from Gatwick airport to Bergen, arriving early afternoon for a sightseeing tour. Introducing us to some of Bergen's most impressive attractions, we see the Bryggen waterfront and the historic quarter. On Day 2 we board the train to Voss. From here we are driven by coach to the town of Gudvangen to board a boat which will take us across Nærøyfjord to Flåm. On arrival we check into our hotel, the 4-Star Flamsbygga, ahead of an optional walk around the fjord. This evening we enjoy a traditional five-course Viking plank feast, accompanied by local beer and folk tales.

Includes:
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Flam Railway
Days 3-4

The Flåm Railway and to Røros

Today we board the iconic Flåm Railway, a scenic branch line of the Bergen Railway that takes passengers up one of the steepest railway routes in the world. From Myrdal we continue to Geilo for the night. Later we are met by a horse-drawn sleigh, which will transport us to Hallingstuene restaurant. We set off for Røros on Day 4. From Hamar we join the Røros Railway which takes us to the heart of this town that experiences some of the coldest temperatures in Norway.

Includes:
  • Day 3-4 - Breakfast, Dinner
Roros
Days 5-6

Røros’ reindeer and Christmas Market

Begin today with free time to explore Røros at your own pace; a thriving UNESCO World Heritage site that became the inspiration for the setting of Disney's popular film, 'Frozen.' This evening we walk to a nearby, Sami-run reindeer farm, where we are treated to tales about the life of a reindeer herder and their charges, also getting to meet these majestic animals themselves. Next we sit down to an authentic two-course meal in a 'Gamme', featuring a roaring fire at its centre. We set out for a walking tour on Day 6 that includes the town church and Christmas Market, where you can walk through the snow from stall to stall, stocking up on locally-made treats.

Includes:
  • Day 5-6 - Breakfast, Dinner
Trondheim
Days 7-9

Continue to Trondheim

With a morning at leisure, you might like to return to the Christmas Market and immerse yourself back in this festive winter wonderland before we take the train to Trondheim, one of the oldest cities in Norway and a renowned centre for culture. On Day 8 a guided walking tour allows us to explore the pilgrimage site, and stunning green-roofed cathedral of Nidarosdomen, as well as the wharf or 'Bakklandet', located in the Old Quarter. This is followed by free time to continue sightseeing before we head to the airport on Day 9 for our direct flight back to London.

Includes:
  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinners
  • Days 8-9 - Breakfast

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour features the same excursions, they may not necessarily be in the order listed above.

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