Traveller Tours Presents

The Culture and Beauty of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway

featuring Utzon’s Design and Works

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Join us on this 16-day tour of Scandinavia, created with Traveller Tours.

Travel in luxury through Copenhagen, Aalborg, Stockhom, Oslo, the Fjords and Bergen in the company of special guests. This journey combines exceptional highlights with a focus on architecture and design that portrays the best of Scandinaiva, all in the delightful lingering light of summer.

TOUR DETAILS

Departure date: 7 June 2019

Tour duration: 16 days

Starting from: $11,929 per person, twin share. Includes land and internal airfare.

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We are currently taking bookings!
To book your tour call 1300 792 195.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- Meet famed Danish architect Jan Utzon, son of the designer of the Sydney opera House Jorn Utzon

- Enjoy a Nordic Noir themed walking tour in Copenhagen with an expert on this popular crime fiction genre

- Overnight visit to Aalborg by an included domestic flight and a visit to the famed Utzon Centre

- Cross the Oresund Bridge from Copenhagen, Denmark to Malmo, Sweden

- Enjoy a scenic high speed rail journey from Stockholm to Oslo

- Take a privately guided tour of the Oslo Opera house followed by a show

- Journey one of the steepest train rides in the world, the Flam Railway

- In Bergen, enjoy a private recital on Edvard Grieg's personal piano in the lounge of his former home

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • 14 nights accommodation in handpicked, superior hotels in Copenhagen (5 nights), Aalborg (1 night), Stockholm (2 nights), Oslo (2 nights), Flam (1 night) and Bergen (3 nights)
  • 30 delicious meals including breakfast daily, 7 lunches and 9 dinners
  • A dedicated and knowledgeable tour manager as well as 4 special guests
  • Transportation via deluxe coach and train
  • Economy class flights within Scandinavia: Copenhagen to Aalborg (return flight), Copenhagen to Stockholm (one-way flight) and Bergen to Copenhagen (one-way flight)
  • Reliable hotel to hotel baggage handling
  • Taxes and service charges

OPTIONS AND ADD ONS

  • International airfare to and from Copenhagen (call for details)
  • Private chauffeur-driven airport transfers in Australia (with international airfare)
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Copenhagen
  • Pre / post tour accommodation in Copenhagen

SPECIAL GUESTS

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Helen Pitt

THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE EXPERT

Helen is an award-winning journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. She has worked as the Opinion and Letters editor with the Herald, where she began her career in 1986. Helen is the author of The House (Allen & Unwin, 2018), a book that traces the stories and controversies behind the building of the Sydney Opera House from the engineers to the politicians, and the man himself, Jørn Utzon.

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JAN UTZON

THE DANISH ARCHITECT

Jan is a Danish architect and son of Jørn Utzon, who designed the Sydney Opera House. He was deeply influenced by his father’s approach to architecture and worked with him on several projects, including Paustian House in Copenhagen. Jan has completed works of his own; the most successful is the Performing Arts Centre in Esbjerg.

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CHRISTINE BORDIN

THE NORDIC NOIR AUTHORITY

Christine is an expert in the Scandinavian dark crime genre, Nordic noir, made popular in TV crime series The Killing, Borgen, and The Bridge. Originally from France, she owns and runs Nordic Noir Tours in Copenhagen, where she shares her expertise in Nordic noir, Danish design and architecture and the relationship between Sweden and Denmark.

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MONICA JANGAARD

THE CLASSICAL MUSIC EXPERT

Monica is the curator at the Edvard Grieg Museum, a role she has held since 1998. She holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Oslo and has been charged with editing the Troldhaugen Yearbook.

Note: While effort will be made to ensure the participation of the tour special guests, circumstances beyond Collette's control may result in changes to the guests or itinerary. Terms and conditions apply to all bookings.

For bookings call 1300 792 195 or email AUsales@collette.com
Space is limited!