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Four Nordic Capitals

Program No. 3332RJ
Discover the secrets of Europe’s most northern cities, diving deep into culture, art and the traditions of Scandinavian design.

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At a Glance

With a midsummer sunrise at 3 a.m. and winter days lit by thousands of candles, Scandinavia keeps its own time and seasons. Experience the unique pace of the Nordic lifestyle in the four capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki. Learn about their distinct histories, languages, cuisines and artistic traditions as you study alongside local experts in museums, palaces and energetic neighborhoods.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Walking up to 3 miles daily. Please note that the Activity Level for this program varies by date. Please make sure that you are attending a departure date that best fits your activity level. On Your Feet departures will include additional coach transfers to and from some meals and activities. Please see itinerary for details.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Embark on two overnight voyages of Scandinavia.
  • Taste a traditional Danish Christmas dinner of pork, potatoes, cabbage and rice pudding.
  • Enjoy musicians playing the Finnish kantele.
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