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Majestic Fjords of Norway

From Viking longboats to coastal cities, experience Norway's dramatic scenery and unique culture on this nine-day adventure. Arrive in Oslo and tour the city with a local guide. In Lillehammer, tour the open-air museum Maihaugen and enjoy free time to explore the town on our own. Explore scenic Geirangerfjord by ferry and arrive in Loen where we feel the beauty of Briksdal Glacier by Troll Car and take the Loen Skylift to the top of Mount Hoven. Take a ferry along the Norway's longest inlet, the Sognefjord, then board the Flamsbana Railway on a breathtaking journey to Bergen. Tour Bergen and visit composer Edvard Grieg's museum Troldhaugen with a Farewell Dinner atop Mount Fløyen before we return home.


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Day 1 : Depart the USA

We board our flight for a relaxing journey across the Atlantic.

Day 2 : Arrive in Norway

Arrive in Oslo, Norway’s capital. We meet our English-speaking European guide and check in for two nights at a comfortable hotel, centrally located in the heart of the city. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 3 : Oslo

Begin the day with breakfast at our hotel. A local guide joins us for a tour of Oslo. Major sightseeing destinations include the Royal Palace, Vigeland Sculpture Park, Akershus Fortress, the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, and the Bygdoy museums. Later we visit the Fram Museum, dedicated to Norway’s history of arctic exploration and the Kon-Tiki Museum, home to the legendary balsawood raft which Thor Heyerdahl used to cross the Pacific Ocean in 1951. Tonight we get to know our fellow traveling companions at an included Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 : Lillehammer

After breakfast we depart Oslo and travel to Lillehammer, located in a picturesque setting overlooking the northern end of Lake Mjosa. Home to the 1994 Winter Olympics, it remains a popular ski resort today. Tour Maihaugen, one of Norway’s greatest open-air museums, and learn what life was like from the Middle Ages to today. Maihaugen resembles a small inland village and features nearly 200 buildings including turf-topped houses, a railway station, school, post office, fishing cabins, and barns. Also on display is a stave church from Garmo. We have the afternoon at our leisure. You may want to visit the Lillehammer Art Museum, the Norwegian Olympic Museum, or Fabrikken, a creative and cultural arts center.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 : Geirangerfjord

Today we travel westward through spectacular scenery to Norway’s fjordlands. On our way we drive through Gudbrandsdalen, a traditional region of Norway best recognized by its bucolic farmland. We stop in Lom and visit the Lom Stave Church, one of Norway’s largest stave churches with a history that goes back to the 12th century. From Geiranger we take a ferry through the UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord to Hellesylt and enjoy some of Norway’s most beautiful vistas. A short drive takes us to the village of Loen where we check-in to our hotel for two nights.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 : Briksdal Glacier

Today we enter Jostedalsbreen National Park to experience the mighty Briksdal Glacier, arriving after an exciting ride on an open-air off-road vehicle called a Troll Car. Briksdal Glacier is one of Norway’s most famous glaciers due to the spectacular waterfalls and mountain peaks that surround it. Later, take the Loen Skylift to the top of Mount Hoven for panoramic views of Loen, the Nordfjord, and the surrounding peaks.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Scenic Flam Railway

Travel by motorcoach south to Leikanger on the shores of the Sognefjord. Known as the King of the Fjords, the Sognefjord is Norway’s longest and deepest inlet. Take a scenic 2 ½-hour ferry ride to the village of Flam, then take in a breathtaking journey on the Flam Railway to Voss by way of Myrdal, featuring towering mountains, plummeting waterfalls, and lush valleys. We arrive in Bergen by motorcoach and check in to our hotel for two nights.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 : Bergen

Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and is nicknamed the City of Seven Mountains. Following a scrumptious breakfast, a local guide boards our motorcoach and leads our tour of Bergen. Highlights include Bergenhus Fortress, Rosenkrantz Tower, and Bryggen, the city’s medieval wharf district and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour Troldhaugen, home to the famous composer Edvard Grieg, and explore its museum and the luxurious villa which Grieg himself described as his “best opus so far.” Following a cable car ride up Mount Fløyen, we celebrate our Norwegian vacation with our traveling companions at a Farewell Dinner at Folkerestaurant with outstanding views of the city and the sea beyond.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Fly Home

We fly home with new friends and lifelong memories of our vacation.

Breakfast

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Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director
  • Motorcoach & professional driver
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 Loyalty Credit for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 2 nights at the Scandic St. Olavs Plass Hotel in Oslo
  • 1 night in Lillehammer
  • 2 nights at the Hotel Alexandra Loen
  • 2 nights at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Bergen

Attractions & Highlights

  • Oslo city tour
  • Maihaugen open-air museum
  • Jostedalsbreen National Park
  • Lom Stave Church
  • Geiranger-Hellesylt ferry
  • The Geirangerfjord
  • Briksdal Glacier troll-car excursion
  • Loen Skylift to Mount Hoven
  • Ferry on the Sognefjord to Flam
  • Scenic Flam Railway
  • Bergen city tour
  • Bryggen Wharf
  • Edvard Grieg Museum (Troldhaugen)
  • Mount Fløyen cable car ride
  • Time at leisure in Oslo, Lillehammer & Bergen

13 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Daily breakfast
  • Farewell dinner in Bergen at Folkerestaurant atop Mount Fløyen

Tour Dates & Pricing

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$6999

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$7899

Final Payment Date: 05/02/2022

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Sam has been a mainstay on WKYT’s airwaves for decades. He started as a reporter in 1979, and it wasn’t long before he made the move to co-host of PM Magazine.

After PM Magazine, Sam took his storytelling to New York and worked as a general assignment reporter for WCBS. Later, he went to Orlando and specialized in health, consumer, and investigative reporting at WESH. Then one day the phone rang. WKYT General Manager Ralph Gabbard had an opening on the anchor desk. “I was thrilled at the opportunity. I felt like I had tasted the larger markets, but Lexington was home.” Sam started his second stint at WKYT in 1987 and has been there ever since.

Sam is the winner of numerous awards including five regional Emmy Awards and two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. He is also an Eagle Scout. Sam has been married to the love of his life, Noelle, for over 20 years. He has three grown children.

Sam previously hosted Holiday Vacations’ Classic Italy tour.

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