The jewel in the crown when it comes to scenery up north is unquestionably Norway. Find yourself on a cruise through the Norwegian fjords on board one of the Hurtigruten ships, or traversing the mountain plateaus on foot with vistas only limited by the curving of the earth. Cliffs plummet more than 1000 meters into the fjords with small mountain farms clinging to the mountainside. Frolic through the back streets of Tromsø at 3 am when the sun is still on your face, or don your skis and go as far as you can see on pristine white snow, and then enjoy a hot chocolate in front of the fire at a mountain hut that appeared out of nowhere.
The Norwegian Coastal Voyages from Bergen to Kirkenes and vice verse is a classic voyage taking you all the way from the Hanseatic town of Bergen along the spectacular Norwegian Coast to the town of Kirkenes on the Russian border.
Sweden is the big brother among the Scandinavian countries. Modern, rich and known as a Social Democratic welfare state, always ranking high on the world’s best places to live. Take a cruise on the Göta Canal stretching from Gothenburg to Stockholm enjoying a sip of ice wine while you scan across a tranquil and lushly green countryside, or travel up north and stay in an ‘ice hotel’.
New Year's Eve is celebrated in Scandinavia with massive firework shows and gala dinners. In particular, the capital cities of Oslo, Reykjavik, Helsinki and Stockholm put on great shows that are scattered across the town. The image on this page is Stockholm in all it's New Year glory.
Denmark is friendly and arguably the most hospitable of the Nordic neighbours. It is simply good to be a traveller in Denmark. Enjoy the exciting and modern cuisine of Denmark under the shades of a street side marquise in Copenhagen. Tak b99 e a bike ride along the beautiful northern coast to Skagen. Take the kids and visit Legoland staying on site in one of the themed rooms, or take your group of designer friends on a tour of Denmark to savour some the style and modern design Denmark is known for.