Scandinavia is much more than the land of meatballs and vikings. The cool, innovative urban centres are well balanced by the spectacular countryside which boasts a mixture of vast sparkling lakes, mysterious forests and open meadows.
Copenhagen is effortlessly cool. Clean and sophisticated, the cobbled streets buzz with the sounds of summer jazz and the smells of classy cuisine.
As well as museums and art galleries, Oslo is located within easy distance of the Oslofjord, a picture-perfect biking, sailing and skiing area.
Norway is best known for its fjords. Although there are hundreds to choose from, Geirangerfjord is an area of outstanding and indescribable beauty.
Jotunheimen National Park
Head to the hills in Jotunheimen, Norway’s most popular national park. In this beautiful wilderness hikers will find Norway’s highest mountains, Galdhøpiggen (2,469m) and Glittertind (2,452m).
For a unique experience, have a drink at the Absolut Icebar at the sculpted Ice Hotel, which is rebuilt every winter in the northern village of Jukkasjärvi.
Go in search of Santa Claus in Lapland. Whilst you’re there, marvel at the spectacular wonder that is the Northern Lights.
Situated at the southern tip of Finland, the waterfront city of Helsinki represents the modern face of Scandinavia.
The stylish capital of Sweden is built on fourteen islands and connected by fifty-seven bridges. Wander around the winding streets of Gamla Stan, one of the best preserved medieval city centres in the world.