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Norway Grand Tour Driving Holiday

Do the full tour of southern Norway on this 12-day driving adventure through fjord-land and mountains to some of Norway´s best cities.

 

 

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Duration: 12 days/11 nights

Prices start from: £1,230pp (guide price only, subject to currency fluctuations)

Season: Daily departures year round

Operator: Nordic Visitor. Book online now!

 

Highlights:

  • Viking Capital Trondheim
  • Historical Bergen
  • Geirangerfjord
  • Roros
  • Oslo

 

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Spend 12 days driving around the most amazing areas of Norway at your own pace. Visit cities like Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim and pass some of the most jaw-dropping sceneries on the planet. Fjords, mountains, waterfalls and glaciers, this driving holiday in Norway will never be forgotten.

 

The_Norwegian_OperaDay 1: Arriving in Norway

 

Depending on when you arrive in Oslo, you will have time to explore the city on your own.

 

Oslo has a range of activities and sights on offer, and you are sure to find something to suit your interests.

 

A NordicVisitor representative will meet and greet you at the airport and take you to your hotel in the centre of Oslo.

Spend the night in Oslo.

 

Day 2: The Mountains of Southern Norway

 

In the morning you can take the opportunity to learn more about Norway´s viking past at the Norwegian Folk Museum before picking up your rental car and heading out of town.

 

Follow the Hallingdal valley up the mountains, passing beautiful villages and rivers before reaching the village of Geilo.

 

In winter Geilo is one of Norway´s most popular ski resorts, and in summer the village is a beautiful stop to take in the area.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in Geilo.

 

couple-car-mountainDay 3: Hardangervidda´s Amazing Scenery

 

Today the drive towards Bergen will take you past the Hardangervidda National Park with some stunning sights along the way.

 

See Norway´s highest waterfall, the Voeringsfossen, at 182metres, and pass the dramatic and narrow Maaboedalen valley along Eidfjord.

 

Arriving in Bergen after your scenic drive, check into your hotel or guesthouse in Bergen centre.

 

Enjoy an evening in this lively student city.

 

Day 4: Exploring Historical Bergen

 

Today you can take a break from driving in the morning and take in some of Bergen´s many sights.

 

The fish market, the Floyen cable car and the UNESCO listed Bryggen area are amongst Norway´s most visited tourist spots.

 

In the afternoon, your drive continues to the Sognefjord, Norway´s longest and deepest fjord.

 

End your day in Sogndal, where you will stay in a hotel of guesthouse for the night.

 

jostedals-glacierDay 5: Glaciers and The Geiranger Fjord

 

The Jostedals Glacier is the biggest in mainland Europe and today the drive on the Fjerlands Road will take you past it.

 

Continue towards Hellesylt, where a ferry will take you across the famous Geiranger fjord to Geiranger. The fjord is one of the biggest draws of fjord-land Norway, and some of the most photographed areas of the country.

 

Spend the night in these beautiful surroundings in a hotel or guesthouse in the Geiranger area.

 

trollveggen-caravanDay 6: Eagle Highway and the Trolls´ Ladder

 

Today will be one of the most exciting drives possible. From Geiranger you continue along what is called the “Eagles´ Highway” to Eidsdal where a ferry will take you across to Linge.

 

Here you will have the chance to drive up one of Norway´s most visited spots, the Trollstigen (The Trolls´ Ladder) (summer only).

 

After this magnificent climb you will continue towards another fairytale spot, the city of Aalesund.

Spend the night in Aalesund.

 

Day 7: Art Nouveau Aalesund

 

The city of Aalesund burned to the ground in 1904 and was completely rebuilt in Art Nouveau style, making it a very interesting town to visit indeed.

 

Stroll around this fairytale place and take in the atmosphere.

Spend another night in Aalesund.

 

atlantic-roadDay 8: The Viking Capital Trondheim

 

Head out along the famous Atlantic Ocean Road, towards Trondheim. Remember to keep your cameras ready!

 

Arrive in Trondheim in time to visit the Nidaros cathedral and learn more about Trondheim´s viking past.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in Trondheim.

 

roros-housesDay 9: The Roses of Roros

 

As your journey takes you South and East of Trondheim, towards the Swedish border, you get to the beautiful village of Roros.

 

This UNESCO World Heritage Listed place is a charming village of old houses, flowers and alleys.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in Roros.

 

Day 10: Olympic Spirits of Lillehammer

 

Travelling South towards Oslo, Lillehammer was the host of the 1994 Olympic games.

 

Visit the Maihaugen open-air museum and the Olympic village or try one of the many activities on offer in the area.

 

Spend the night in a hotel or guesthouse in Lillehammer.

 

City_Bikes_in_OsloDay 11: Back to the Capital

 

The drive back to Oslo from Lillehammer is only about 2,5 hours, so you have time to stop off in places like Hamar along the way.

 

Back in Oslo, you will have plenty of time to explore the capital on your own.

 

Visit the Holmenkollen ski jump arena for great views of the city, or just relax with a drink on the Aker Brygge Marina.

 

Spend the night at your Oslo city centre hotel or guesthouse.

 

Day 12: Heading Home

 

Included in the price is an express train transfer to Oslo Gardermoen airport from the city centre.

 

Depending on your flight, you may have some time to enjoy Oslo a bit more before heading home.

 

 

Early booking recommended! Secure your place today!

 

What will it cost and what is the car and accommodation like?

 

Price:

 

The operator for this northern lights package is NordicVisitor. Prices may be subject to change and are example prices only. NordicVisitor operate their prices in Euros, the following prices are based on exchange rates and are subject to change. Proceed to booking page for definitive costs.

 

Example Prices:

 

Simple:

Type of Car

1 Adult

2 Adults

3 Adults

4 Adults

A: Fiat 500

£2,014

£1,230

£974

£1,023

 

A range of rental cars are available for this holiday. Go to NordicVisitor´s website to find out about your options and see updated prices.

 

Child Discounts:

 

Age 0-2: Free of charge

Age 3-11: from about £408 per child sharing room with adult

Age 12+: Full price

 

Accommodation:

 

Guide prices are based on people sharing.

This package gives you the option of Simple, Comfort or Quality accommodation.

 

Simple accommodation is in budget hotels, farmhouses and guest houses. All rooms are en-suite.

Comfort accommodation are in well-appointed hotels. All rooms are en-suite.

Quality accommodation are in four star hotels or the best hotels available at each location.

 

Please check the NordicVisitor website for prices and availability.

 

This holiday can be customised to your needs, just fill in the customised booking form.

 

What is included in the price?

 

- Note: flights to and from Norway are not included in the price -

  • Accommodation for 11 nights including breakfasts

  • Rental Car of your choice with unlimited mileage, CDW & VAT for 10 days

  • Transfers to/from Oslo Gardermoen Airport and Oslo hotel

  • Information meeting with NordicVisitor representative

  • Map of Norway and detailed itinerary

  • Free use of mobile phone and 50NOK credit

  • 24-hour emergency service

  • Includes taxes and service fee

 

What´s not included?

  • Flights to/from Norway (compare prices and book in the search box on the left)

  • Meals, including breakfasts, drinks and entrance fees, unless otherwise stated

  • Fees for ferries, tunnels, toll roads and parking etc.

  • Personal travel insurance

 

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