Luxury Norway Tours

Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords
(5 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord

Insider Norway
(9 Days)
Alesund, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Atlantic Road, Oppdal, Trondheim

Journey Through Norway
(10 Days)
Oslo, Alesund & Geirangerfjord, Tromso, Lofoten Islands

Design, Architecture & Nature of Norway
(9 Days)
Oslo, Alesund & Atlantic Road, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Storfjorden

Essence of Norway
(7 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord, Geirangerfjord, Alesund

Fjords in Depth
(7 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord, Solvorn, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Alesund

Cities & Fjords of Norway
(9 Days)
Oslo, Bergen & Sognefjord, Alesund & Geirangerfjord, Trondheim & Oppdal

Alesund & Geirangerfjord
(4 Days)

Highlights of the Lofoten Islands
(4 Days)

Winter & Northern Lights Tour of Norway
(5 Days)
Bergen, Sognefjord, Tromso

Multi-country Tours

Highlights of Scandinavia
(11 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords

Best of Iceland & Norway
(9 Days)
Reykjavik, Langjokull Glacier, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord

Best of Scandinavia & Iceland
(14 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord, Reykjavik, Golden Circle

Active & Wellness Tour of Iceland & Norway
(11 Days)
Reykjavik & Langjokull Glacier, Husafell, Blue Lagoon, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord

Highlights of Scandinavia

(11 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords

This exciting private tour features the best of Scandinavia including Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and the stunning Norwegian fjords.

Begin in Copenhagen. With your own private guide, tour the highlights of the Danish capital, and see local landmarks such as picturesque Nyhavn harbor, Radhuspladsen square, the Copenhagen Opera House and the Old Stock Exchange building. Cruise through Copenhagen's harbor and canals, keeping an eye out for the Little Mermaid and interesting contemporary architecture. Visit boutiques dedicated to fine Danish design. Also visit the Torvehallerne market, a great place to have excellent coffee, delicious Danish pastries and traditional smorrebrod (open-faced sandwiches). Or perhaps explore the street food stalls of Reffen market. If desired, visit some of Copenhagen's palaces and museums, such as Rosenborg Castle, the Danish Jewish Museum, the National Museum of Denmark or Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Perhaps also walk through Christiania, and see the nearby Church of Our Saviour and its famous corkscrew spire. One night, visit magical Tivoli Gardens to enjoy the twinkling lights, evening entertainment, and great cafes and restaurants.

One day, enjoy a private excursion to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, an outstanding cultural institution in a beautiful setting along the coast. Nearby, perhaps visit the Karen Blixen Museum or continue to Frederiksborg Castle, one of Denmark’s finest castles. Alternatively, opt for a private excursion to Roskilde. Visit the Viking Ship Museum to learn about Viking history and culture, and perhaps go sailing in a traditional wooden boat. Also visit Roskilde Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy time to explore the historic town.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange reservations at Copenhagen restaurants renowned for contemporary Nordic cuisine, as well as tickets to performances at the Royal Danish Opera, Royal Danish Theatre and other venues.

Next, travel by first-class express train to Stockholm to explore the many highlights of Sweden’s seaside capital. Walk the medieval streets of atmospheric Gamla Stan (Old Town) to see the Royal Palace, Nobel Museum and other interesting places. Visit Stockholm’s best food hall, and perhaps have lunch at one of its renowned restaurants. Tour City Hall, where the Nobel Prize dinner is held, to see its magnificent interiors, including the Gold Room, which sparkles with mosaics. Visit the best-known boutiques for Swedish design, including Svenskt Tenn. Also see the impressive and well-preserved 17th-century ship at the Vasamuseet. If desired, learn about traditional rural Swedish life at Skansen, an open-air museum filled with historic buildings from around the country. Also enjoy a cruise on the harbor and along the Djurgarden Canal. Other touring options include visiting Rosendals Tradgard, Haga Park, Hallwyl Museum, ABBA The Museum or the National Museum.

One day, enjoy an excursion to Artipelag, located on the outskirts of the city in the Stockholm Archipelago, to enjoy the art, architecture, cuisine and wooded trails overlooking the sea. Alternatively, take a private excursion to Drottningholm Palace, the residence of the Swedish royal family and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to see the beautiful interiors and theater.

Artisans of Leisure can also arrange reservations at the top restaurants in and around Stockholm, private cruises through the Stockholm Archipelago, and excursions to other destinations.

Continue to Oslo, the attractive seaside capital of Norway. During flexible private touring, learn about Viking customs at the Viking Ship Museum, marvel at the remarkable sculptures in Vigeland Park, see fascinating murals describing Norwegian history and customs inside City Hall, take in panoramic views of the harbor from the historic Akershus Fortress, walk on the roof of the iconic Opera House, and peruse masterpieces by Edvard Munch and other Norwegian artists at the National Gallery. Other options include visiting the Nobel Peace Center, learning about rural traditions at the Norwegian Folk Museum, touring the Royal Palace or Oscarshall, delving into the life of one of Norway's most renowned playwrights at the Ibsen Museum, seeing Norwegian modernist architecture at Villa Stenersen, learning about the World War II history of Norway at the Holocaust Museum or Resistance Museum, visiting Holmenkollen ski jump and the Ski Museum, and biking along the Akerselva River. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can also arrange tickets to performances at the Oslo Opera House and other venues around the city.

Next, fly to Bergen, a historic port city and the gateway to Fjord Norway. During private touring, explore the picturesque Bryggen wharf district, a former Hanseatic trading post that's now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the bustling fish market, and tour the Hanseatic Museum and Schotstuene to learn about life in medieval Bergen. Walk through the pretty backstreets of the town, and venture up the Floibanen funicular for panoramic views of Bergen and the harbor from the top of Mount Floyen. Other options include delving deeper into the city's history at Rosenkrantz Tower and the Bryggens Museum. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange optional excursions to Troldhaugen (Edvard Grieg's home), Old Bergen or the Bergen Aquarium.

One day, enjoy a full-day excursion with your private guide through some of Norway's most spectacular mountain scenery and fjords. Ride the renowned Flamsbana train on one of the world's most scenic rail journeys through a glacier-carved valley past small farms, tumbling waterfalls and high peaks. Cruise the most dramatic sections of beautiful Sognefjord, including impressive Aurlandsfjord and breathtaking Naeroyfjord, the narrowest fjord in Norway and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Return to Bergen for a final night to dine at top restaurants, shop for local handicrafts or explore other attractions independently. Upon request, Artisans of Leisure can arrange tickets to performances at Grieg Hall and other venues around Bergen.

Upon, request, this tour can be extended to include Helsinki, Finland, or elsewhere in Europe.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Copenhagen, Denmark

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 2 Copenhagen

Full-day private city tour, including shared harbor cruise

Day 3 Copenhagen

Full-day private excursion to Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Time and interest permitting, also visit Karen Blixen Museum and/or Frederiksborg Castle. Tickets to Tivoli

this evening
Day 4 Copenhagen – Stockholm, Sweden

Private transfer to train station. First-class express train to Stockholm. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 5 Stockholm

Full-day private tour

Day 6 Stockholm

Morning private excursion. Afternoon at leisure. Tickets for shared canal cruise

Day 7 Stockholm - Oslo, Norway

Private transfer to airport for flight to Oslo (flight not included). Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 8 Oslo

Morning private walking tour. Afternoon private tour with private guide and driver

Day 9 Oslo – Bergen

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bergen. Private arrival transfer to hotel for 2 nights. Afternoon private touring of Bergen

Day 10 Bergen & fjords

Full-day privately guided excursion on Flamsbana train and cruise on Aurlandsfjord and Naeroyfjord

Day 11 Depart Bergen

Private transfer to airport


Hotels
Copenhagen:

Hotel d'Angleterre or Villa Copenhagen

Stockholm: Grand Hotel Stockholm
Oslo: Hotel Continental or Grand Hotel Oslo
Bergen: Solstrand Hotel & Bad or Opus XVI

Cost
$14,680 Per person (based on four travelers/two rooms)
$19,375 Per person (based on two travelers/double occupancy)

Luxury Norway Tours

Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords
(5 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord

Insider Norway
(9 Days)
Alesund, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Atlantic Road, Oppdal, Trondheim

Journey Through Norway
(10 Days)
Oslo, Alesund & Geirangerfjord, Tromso, Lofoten Islands

Design, Architecture & Nature of Norway
(9 Days)
Oslo, Alesund & Atlantic Road, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Storfjorden

Essence of Norway
(7 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord, Geirangerfjord, Alesund

Fjords in Depth
(7 Days)
Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord, Solvorn, Norangsfjorden, Geirangerfjord, Alesund

Cities & Fjords of Norway
(9 Days)
Oslo, Bergen & Sognefjord, Alesund & Geirangerfjord, Trondheim & Oppdal

Alesund & Geirangerfjord
(4 Days)

Highlights of the Lofoten Islands
(4 Days)

Winter & Northern Lights Tour of Norway
(5 Days)
Bergen, Sognefjord, Tromso

Multi-country Tours

Highlights of Scandinavia
(11 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen & the Fjords

Best of Iceland & Norway
(9 Days)
Reykjavik, Langjokull Glacier, Golden Circle, South Iceland, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord

Best of Scandinavia & Iceland
(14 Days)
Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord, Reykjavik, Golden Circle

Active & Wellness Tour of Iceland & Norway
(11 Days)
Reykjavik & Langjokull Glacier, Husafell, Blue Lagoon, Oslo, Bergen, Sognefjord

Testimonials

What a spectacular destination Norway is! The guides, the vehicles, the quaint hotels – absolutely loved the trip. Thanks, Artisans of Leisure!
~ M.M., New York, NY

We loved our winter Norway trip! We especially enjoyed dog sledding in the beautiful countryside, browsing Christmas markets and exploring historic neighborhoods in Trondheim.
~ C.Y., London, UK 

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