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Scandinavia Tours From London

Soak up the many delights of Norway, Sweden and Denmark on a Scandinavia tour from London. Our Stockholm-based travel experts will customise your itinerary using their insider knowledge, to make your dream holiday in Scandinavia a reality.

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ITINERARY IDEAS FOR YOUR SCANDINAVIA PACKAGE HOLIDAY FROM LONDON

Want to know more about Scandinavia tours from London? We can help!

Scandinavia is made up of three Nordic countries – Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Travel here and you could enjoy incredible experiences such as cruising along the Norwegian fjords, chasing the northern lights, or staying up late with the midnight sun.

Our Scandinavia experts are based in Stockholm and know the region inside out. They’ll tailor your itinerary to suit your personal tastes. You could join a guided small group tour, take the wheel on a self-drive trip, or opt for an independent experience of Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Plus, when you book a Scandinavia trip with Nordic Visitor, you get tried-and-tested accommodation, transportation reservations, and many other benefits as part of the package. You’ll also enjoy the personal service of your own dedicated travel consultant.

Keep browsing below to explore ideas for Scandinavia tours from London.

 

— WHY US?

Why book with Nordic Visitor

  • Experts in tailor-made Scandinavia tours
  • Based in Sweden, Iceland & Scotland
  • Local staff with first-hand Nordic travel experience
  • Dedicated to providing personalised, quality service

ENJOY A GUIDED SMALL GROUP TOUR

A great way to experience the best of Scandinavia is by joining a small group tour, travelling with like-minded visitors. Get to know Sweden, Norway and Denmark really well with a local guide.

Norway, Sweden & Denmark
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10 days / 9 nights
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Highlights of Scandinavia

Sweden, Denmark & Norway

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12 days / 11 nights
May - Sep

Highlights of Scandinavia & Finland Cruise

Finland, Sweden, Denmark & Norway

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14 days / 13 nights
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Highlights of Scandinavia & Baltic Cruise

Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Denmark & Norway

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Iceland
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Natural Wonders of Iceland

The Ring Road & Snæfellsnes

Pace Level Level 2 (Classic)
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SEE THE SCANDINAVIAN CAPITALS

Explore the capitals of Sweden, Denmark and Norway on the Scandinavian Triangle route. Visit Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo in one amazing trip, travelling by train, car or cruise.

Norway, Sweden & Denmark
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Independent Tours
7 days / 6 nights
May - Sep

Capitals of Scandinavia

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Independent Tours
10 days / 9 nights
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Best of Scandinavia Classic

Train & Cruise

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7 days / 6 nights
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Capitals of Scandinavia in Winter

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Scandinavian travel experts

As a travel agency based in the Nordic region, Nordic Visitor knows how to make the most of your time in Scandinavia. We offer a variety of tours — both independent and guided — that include the must-see attractions as well as lesser-known highlights that are hand-picked by our own Scandinavian travel experts. To ensure a stress-free trip, we handle all the local details for you — accommodations, activities, rental car (for self-drive tours), cruise/train tickets and other services.

Oh, and we can customise your itinerary! If you decide you want to add extra nights at a certain location, for example, your personal Nordic Visitor travel consultant will be happy to make suggestions and modify your itinerary.

What do our customers say?

The reviews speak for themselves. See what Nordic Visitor travellers said about their experience with us.

Douglas, United States
Best of Scandinavia & Finland Cruise - Winter, October 2023

Relaxing and fun journey

The Scandanavian winter tour package and it's connections made it very easy to see the 4 capital cities and Bergen. There were plenty of suggestions for things to see and do. There was a great mix of cruise and rail segments between cities giving us a chance to see other parts of each country. Staff reserved an extra rail and overnight for us as soon as we asked about it. All in all a very relaxing and fun journey.

Cecilia, United States
Highlights of Scandinavia, July 2023

Just what we wanted

The plan was just what we wanted and the actual trip delivered just that. Nice balance of scheduled events and free time in the cities visited. Hotel locations were excellent and our tour guide was always available and helpful for additional questions and suggestions.  

Hazel, United Kingdom
Best of Scandinavia Classic, September 2023

Very easy process

We found the whole process very easy. The instructions and information provided was clear and made it easy to find hotels and transport links. The hotels were centrally located, close to transport links but were not noisy. Our personal travel consultant was very helpful and friendly. We liked the recommendations suggested in the daily itinerary.

William, United States
Capitals of Scandinavia, June 2023

Thoroughly recommend Nordic Visitor

We would recommend Nordic Visitor to anyone considering an introductory tour of Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo. Basics of logistics where well-stated. It was easy to commute from one capital to the next. Itineraries were clear yet flexible. We thought moving from one country to the next would be a challenge - it was not. Nordic Visitor arranged all that was needed, yet gave us the flexibility to do more or otherwise should we want. Again, we thoroughly recommend Nordic Visitor. We look forward to our next excursion in Scandinavia through Nordic Visitor.

Richard, United States
Highlights of Scandinavia, September 2023

Excellent vacation

We had an excellent vacation through Nordic Visitor. The expertise of our tour guide and small group size of 16 enhanced our experience. We had a good blend of free time and tour related programs. We did arrive 2 days early to Stockholm and stayed an additional 2 days in Bergen. We found this time beneficial to explore the areas more. 

John, United States
Best of Scandinavia Classic, May 2023

A pleasure to work with

Working with Nordic Visitor, and specifcally Irja, was a pleasure. She did an excellent job presenting the information. It was nice to see her enthusiasm as she discussed activites the staff liked in each city. She responded to our questions promptly and in detail. The paperwork, itinerary, written day-by-day descriptions, vouchers, and tour info was all very well-thought-out and presented.

Manuela, Germany
Scandinavian Road Trip & Finland Cruise, August 2023

Very well planned

The tour was great and very well planned. We had enough time to explore the cities and the Swedish countryside. It was fun to drive and take the ferries as well.

Sally, United States
Scandinavian Road Trip at Leisure, April 2023

The best vacation we've ever had!

This was the best vacation we've ever had and I'm planning a Norway trip for August 2024 as we speak. Thanks for a phenomenal time!

FLIGHTS TO SCANDINAVIA

You can fly from London directly to Scandinavia, more specifically to the capital cities: Stockholm (ARN), Oslo (OSL), Copenhagen (CPH) and Helsinki (HEL). You can also fly to other Scandinavian cities such as Gothenburg, Bergen and Stavanger.

Flight times are approximately 2 hours from London to Scandinavia.

Below are airlines that offer flights to Scandinavia year-round:
SAS: from London Heathrow
Norwegian: from London Gatwick
British Airways: from London Heathrow
easyJet: from London Gatwick
Ryanair: from London Stansted and London Luton
Finnair: from London Heathrow

We recommend checking with the airlines for flight availability and timetables. Flights are not included in Nordic Visitor packages, but all of our itineraries can be customised with extra nights if you’d like to rest up before or after your plane journey.

Different ways you can experience Scandinavia

We have tours for all varieties of travel styles and interests. See our options for exploring Scandinavia below.

IDEAS FOR PACKAGE HOLIDAYS TO SCANDINAVIA FROM London

Visiting Scandinavia from London is an enriching experience, with such fascinating cultures and jaw-dropping landscapes for you to discover. There are many reasons why Scandinavia is such a great travel destination for British visitors.

Firstly, it’s good to know that most locals speak English fluently. So whether you want to strike up a conversation or need help with directions, you won’t need to worry about any language barrier.

Another convenient thing about Scandinavia tours is that getting around is easy. This is thanks to the excellent transport connections and short distances between cities. That’s why we highly recommend the Scandinavian Triangle route – the capitals of Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen are some of the best places to visit in Scandinavia, and you can see them in one incredible trip. Spend time enjoying walking tours, savouring delicious meals in local restaurants, or cycling along pedestrianised streets and bike lanes.

What’s more, Sweden, Norway and Denmark are among the safest countries in the world. You can expect clean cities, high standards of road safety, and low crime rates too.

But aside from these practical advantages, Scandinavia is a dream to explore because it is simply beautiful. Travel here and you’ll discover a land brimming with gorgeous scenery, from the idyllic islands of the Stockholm archipelago, Sweden, to the majestic fjords near Bergen, Norway.

The best time to visit Scandinavia depends on what you want to do. Come in the summer to enjoy the midnight sun, wild swimming and al fresco dining.

In the winter, expect a festive wonderland and smaller crowds at top attractions. You may even get a chance to meet Santa Claus or spot the aurora borealis on a northern lights Scandinavia tour!

As a Northern European tour operator, Nordic Visitor specialises in organising holidays to this beautiful corner of the world. We have many more ideas and Scandinavia travel tips to help you explore the region your way!



Here’s one of our suggestions for a Scandinavia holiday:

Day 1 - Arrive in Stockholm, Sweden
Fly into Stockholm Arlanda Airport and head to your hotel in the city centre. Spend some time walking through Gamla Stan (the Old Town). Enjoy a fika (a Swedish coffee break) with a nice pastry at one of the local cafés in this medieval neighbourhood.

Day 2 - The highlights of Stockholm
Spend a full day in the Swedish capital, discovering the city’s attractions and districts. You could join a sightseeing tour to see the best of Stockholm in a day, taking you to must-see spots like the City Hall, Royal Palace and trendy Södermalm quarter.

Or, a ferry ride will whisk you off to the island of Djurgården, home to the Nordic Museum and Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum. Meanwhile, a day trip to the Stockholm archipelago means you could swim in the Baltic Sea and hike through forests.

Day 3 - Fly to Copenhagen, Denmark
Head to Stockholm Airport after breakfast and board a plane to Copenhagen. Once in Denmark’s capital, take a walk down the city’s popular Strøget street for a bite to eat, or go check out the fun and games at the famous Tivoli Gardens amusement park.

Day 4 - Discover Copenhagen
Soak up the charms of Copenhagen today, either on your own or as part of an escorted tour. You might want to visit Rosenborg Castle, the Botanical Garden and Torvehallerne food market.

We also recommend hopping on a boat tour to see Christiansborg Palace, the Royal Danish Opera House and the colourful Christianshavn Canal from the water.

Day 5 - Overnight cruise to Oslo, Norway
Ahead of your journey to Oslo, spend the day enjoying more of Copenhagen. Why not make like the bicycle-happy Danes and rent a bike?

You could check out the exquisite Amalienborg Palace, as well as the colourful Nyhavn harbour and the Little Mermaid statue. Later, head to the port for your cruise to Oslo.

Day 6 - Explore Norway’s capital city
After your ship arrives early in the morning, the whole day is yours to roam Oslo. Take a walk to the bustling Aker Brygge waterfront area and visit the Akershus Fortress. Or, head to the Bygdøy peninsula to explore historic museums.

If you love art, make sure to take a walk through the delightful Vigeland Sculpture Park. Don’t miss a visit to Oslo City Hall if you want to see where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held.

Day 7 - Scenic train journey to Flåm
This morning, go to Oslo Central Station to begin your Norway in a Nutshell® experience – one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. Look out the window to see picturesque landscapes and quaint villages like Gol and Geilo.

Change at Myrdal to board the Flåm Railway for one of the top highlights of the entire trip: a 900-metre (half-mile) descent to the picturesque village of Flåm, where you’ll stay for the night.

Day 8 - Norwegian fjord cruise
Prepare to witness breathtaking Norwegian scenery today, as you hop on a cruise that takes you through the fjords. You’ll be able to admire the glittering waters, cascading falls and forested mountains of Sognefjord, passing through Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord. Afterwards, it’s an exciting coach and train ride to Bergen.

Day 9 - Discover Bergen
Known as the gateway to the fjords, Bergen is Norway’s charming second city with plenty of its own attractions to uncover. You can visit the medieval houses of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bryggen, and take the funicular up Mount Fløyen for a panoramic view of the city and fjords.

There are also plenty of museums, shops and restaurants to check out on your last full day in Scandinavia

Day 10 - Depart from Bergen, Norway
Fly back home from Bergen-Flesland Airport, having enjoyed 10 days in beautiful Scandinavia.



What other ideas are there for a package holiday to Scandinavia?

There are so many more places to see in this part of Northern Europe. For example, you could delve deeper into the Nordic region, which is made up of Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The Russian cities of Moscow and St Petersburg are also within easy reach.

One of the best ways to explore the Baltic Sea region is on a cruise tour. You could visit Stockholm as well as the Baltic capitals of Riga, Tallinn, and Helsinki, soaking up the distinctive cultures of each city.

Another alternative is to head deeper into rural Scandinavia. Discover natural gems like the breathtaking Norwegian fjords and mountains. You could journey even further up the west coast towards the Lofoten Islands on a Havila or Hurtigruten cruise, for an exciting Norway tour towards the Arctic Circle.

Like the sound of an odyssey to the far north of Europe? Then we recommend visiting Lapland – a remote region covering parts of Sweden, Finland and Norway. Come in winter for the chance to see the northern lights, soak up snowy landscapes, and meet Santa Claus.

Or hop on a plane and visit Iceland as part of your Nordic experience!

Good to know: Most of our Scandinavia holiday packages aren't set in stone, and there are many possibilities to tailor your plans. We can modify your tour if you'd prefer to arrive in a different city or spend more free time in one destination than another.

Just ask your Nordic Visitor travel consultant for advice.

Interested in escorted tours of Scandinavia?

To see the region from a local’s point of view and make some new friends along the way, a guided small group tour of the Scandinavian capitals is a great option! These tours run from May to August, so you can enjoy Scandinavia travel in summer.

A small group tour offers an enriching experience, allowing you to get the most out of your trip thanks to the expertise of a local guide. Forget big coach tours – with Nordic Visitor, you’ll be travelling alongside 16 people at most, so the trip is still personal for you.



Prefer a self-guided tour of Scandinavia?

If you would like to discover Scandinavia on your own but prefer not to drive, then an independent tour is the perfect choice. Public transportation in Scandinavia is fast, reliable and punctual, so getting around by train and ferry is a great alternative to driving.

By opting for a train and cruise tour of Scandinavia, you’ll benefit from having your itinerary arrangements made for you but with the freedom to spend your days however you please. Nordic Visitor will book all your accommodation and travel tickets between destinations, and you can add on activities too.

Plus, by booking an independent tour of Scandinavia you’ll still be able to enjoy the usual Nordic Visitor benefits. You'll receive access to our 24/7 helpline, a detailed personal itinerary, helpful travel guide and daily breakfast.



How about a road trip through Scandinavia?

You could explore Scandinavia on a self-drive tour, giving you the freedom to stop at lookout points and attractions whenever you want. Get ready for a real adventure, with incredible scenery outside your window to make the journey as unforgettable as the destinations you visit.

The best part? You won’t have to worry about where you’re going or sleeping, because your Nordic Visitor travel consultant has already sorted those local arrangements for you. You’ll also have access to our 24/7 emergency helpline should you need to call us at any point.

You could opt for a circular route between Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo, flying in and out of the Swedish capital, for example. This way, you could soak up the verdant countryside, rural villages, and grand castles and manor houses in this corner of Scandinavia.

All of Nordic Visitor’s Scandinavia self-drive tour packages can be tailored by our local experts with extra nights at select locations or modified driving routes. If you have any particular attractions in mind, just contact us to ask.

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— OTHER DESTINATIONS

See more of Northern Europe

  • Like raw nature? Discover Iceland’s jaw-dropping landscapes
  • Love winter scenery? Make for snowy Lapland
  • Keen to go off the beaten track? Explore wild Greenland and Svalbard
  • Want a road trip closer to home? Head to Scotland and Ireland

Our services

Whether you travel by train, cruise ship or car in your Nordic Visitor package, you can expect personal service from your own designated travel consultant and a tailor-made itinerary with quality travel documents. Our self-drive clients also receive a hand-marked map outlining the route, overnight stays and highlights along the way. Furthermore, we have long-standing professional relationships with trusted local tour operators, which are carefully selected by our staff for their high standards of service.

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  • Protect your money & plans with our flexible booking terms  .
  • 97% of customers say they’d recommend us to friends.
  • We work closely with trusted, high-quality suppliers.
  • Enjoy personal service from Scandinavian travel experts.
  • Get peace of mind with a 24/7 helpline during your stay.
  • We’re here for you in case of unforeseen circumstances.

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