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

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  • Explore Scandinavia’s ties to the sea during two overnight cruises.
  • Taste a traditional Danish Christmas dinner of pork, potatoes, cabbage and rice pudding.
  • A musician discusses Finnish music and plays the native kantele.
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Caroline Bäcklund
Caroline has lived all over the world, including outside Chicago and in Québec. She has bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Consumer Marketing and a master’s in French. Most recently, Caroline has been working as a substitute teacher for Cambridge Tests, focusing on political science and social science at the high school level. Caroline is also deeply involved in music. She plays in the Stockholm Symphonic Orchestra and the Tre Kronor Symphonic Band of Stockholm, where she has been the lead trombone since 2008.
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Mikkel Lindemark Holm
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Cecilia Lagersvärd
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Elisabeth Haukohl
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Ann Mari Blom
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Anette Florie Maman
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Heikki Toimi
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Caroline Bäcklund
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Jan Hallstein Lie
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Leonardo Mastropasqua
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