Gorgeous fjords, breathtaking mountains, serene lakes, gleaming glaciers, and thundering waterfalls…this is Norway, and on this Scenic Norway tour, you’ll experience Norway’s exciting cities and spectacular scenery. </BR></BR>Visit Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site surrounded by majestic mountains, gorgeous waterfalls, and lush, green vegetation. Here, Globus has arranged a very special experience for you. You’ll travel above the tree line to 5,000 feet for breathtaking panoramic views of the fjord and the surrounding peaks from the mountaintop lookout. While here, you’ll taste aquavit, Norway’s most traditional Christmas schnapps. Another tour highlight is a 1-hour cruise past the famous “Seven Sisters,” the most photographed waterfalls in Geirangerfjord. </BR> </BR>You’ll also visit Sognefjord, Norway’s longest fjord, with its Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, enjoy a 2-hour cruise on both fjords and a stop to see one of the mighty tongues that radiate from Jostedal Glacier, Europe’s largest glacier. But that’s not all…you’ll also spend time in the Hardangerfjord region, where you’ll stop at thundering Låtefoss waterfall, one of Norway’s best known waterfalls; take a ferry; and see Hardangervidda mountain plateau, one of Europe’s largest and home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer. In this area, you’ll also taste apple cider from a family-owned farm, where you’ll meet the family and hear about their history and how cider is made—a special experience offered by Globus.</BR></BR>In addition to the spectacular scenery, you’ll also experience Norway’s cities. In Oslo, guided sightseeing includes the famous Frogner Park with over 200 extraordinary bronze and granite sculptures. In Bergen, you’ll hear about the city’s 11th-century origins on your orientation tour. In the Telemark region, visit the Heddal stave church, the largest of Norway’s remaining medieval wooden churches. </BR></BR>These are just some of the many highlights on this Norway tour. It’s an amazing vacation!

City Highlights

OSLO Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, walk through Frogner Park and visit City Hall; farewell dinnerLILLEHAMMER [LF] Guided walking tour of the Maihaugen Open-Air Museum, followed by lunchGEIRANGERFJORD [LF] Taste aquavit schnapps at the Dalsnibba lookout before your boat cruise JOSTEDAL GLACIER FJAERLAND Visit the Norwegian Glacier Museum and watch a five-screen filmSOGNEFJORD & NAERØYFJORDBoat cruise BERGEN OrientationHARDANGERFJORD[LF] Enjoy apple cider at a local farm; ferry crossingLÅTEFOSS WATERFALLTELEMARK Guided visits of Vemork and the Heddal stave churchHeadsets throughout the tour

Meals

Full Scandinavian breakfast daily; 1 special lunch with wine in Lillehammer; 6 three-course dinners with wine, including welcome and farewell dinners in Oslo

Notes

NOTE:Certain mountain roads normally used for this vacation might be blocked by snow early and late in the season. If so, your Tour Director and driver will select a different route.

Transportation

Motorcoach; boat cruises; ferry crossing. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

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