June 8 - 20
June 8 - 20
Visit the capital cities of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Helsinki! Stockholm! Copenhagen! Oslo! Take a train to Flåm, before getting on an express boat through Norway’s longest and deepest fjord – Søgnefjord, and ending in the coastal city of Bergen.
OPTIONAL: 7 day extension to Iceland.
- 10 nights in 3-star or 4-star accommodations.
- 2 overnight cruises in double cabins with private bathrooms.
- 15 meals: Breakfast (12), Dinner (3)
- Services of a deaf Tour Leader on call 24 hours a day.
- Services of local deaf and/or hearing guides.
- All transportation expenses.
- All admission fees for attractions and museums mentioned in the itinerary.
- ost tips, except for your Tour Leader.
- Informative travel preparation packet.
- Pre-tour and/or post-tour itinerary consultation.
- $100 discount per person on your next regular tour.
- Domestic and/or international airfares.
- All other meals not mentioned in the itinerary and personal expenses.
- Travel Insurance.
- Any COVID-19 related tests.
Per person, double occupancy.
SEE ICONIC SIGHTS
Explore Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki. See the recovered carved wooden ship, Vasa. Experience a hippie commune in Copenhagen. Do the scream alongside Edvard Munch’s famous painting in Oslo.
VIEW UNIQUE LANDSCAPES
Be awed by the stunning Søgnefjord by ferry. Take a train through an alpine tundra. Be intrigued with Stockholm’s archipelago. See many islands during sunset and sunrise on our overnight cruises.
CONNECT WITH LOCALS
Meet deaf locals in each capital city, who will proudly explain their city’s heritage. Visit the headquarters of the Finnish Association of the Deaf.
WALK INTO HISTORY
Learn about the canals of Copenhagen. Find out more about Finland’s history with its neighbors. Walk amongst relocated periodic buildings from all parts of Norway at the open air museum in Oslo.
13 DAYS / 12 NIGHTS
DAY 1 - 4
DAY 1 - Arrival into Helsinki. Meet your deaf guide at the airport and check into your hotel. Visit the Light House, owned by Finnish Deaf Association. Leisurely walk about at Suomenlinna Fortress. Kauppatori (Market Square). Walk along Aleksanterinkatu including a visit at Kamppi Chapel. Welcome dinner. Overnight in Helsinki.
DAY 2 - A Grand tour of Helsinki with local deaf guide. Senate Square. Helsinki Cathedral. Sibelius Monument. Temppeliaukio (Rock) Church. Head over to the South Harbor by 4:00 pm for our overnight cruise from Helsinki to Stockholm.
DAY 3 - Breakfast onboard before disembarking and transferring to a hotel in Stockholm. Grand tour of Stockholm with local deaf guide. Gamla Stan (Old Town. Royal Palace. Stadshuset (City Hall). Vasa Museum. Evening cocktails at Mälarpaviljongen. Sleep in Stockholm for 2 nights.
DAY 4 - Open day with optional excursions. Stockholm Deaf Association’s Dövas Hus. Ride the SkyView gondola to the top of the world’s largest spherical building, Ericsson Globe, for a fantastic view encompassing all of Stockholm. Drottningholm Palace. Check out cutting edge galleries at Södermalm. Djurgarden. Stockholm Archipelago.
DAY 5 - 8
DAY 5 - Depart from Stockholm to Copenhagen via high speed train. Rådhuset (Town Hall). Strøget shopping street. Rundetaarn. Evening at the Tivoli Gardens. Sleep in Copenhagen for 2 nights.
DAY 6 - Grand tour of Copenhagen with local deaf guide. Rosenborg Castle. Amalienborg Palace. Statue of Little Mermaid. Canal boat cruise from Nyhavn. Church of Our Saviour. The alternative hippie commune at Christiana.
DAY 7 - Open day with optional excursions. Ride bicycles around the city (as a lot of people ride bicycles in Copenhagen). Strøget shopping street. Christiansborg Palace. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. National Museum of Denmark. Carlsberg Brewery. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Grundtvig Church. The David Collection. Kronborg Castle. Frederiksborg Palace. Head over to the Søndre Frihavn by 3:15 pm for our overnight cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo.
DAY 8 - Breakfast onboard before disembarking and transferring to a hotel in Oslo. Grand tour of Oslo with local deaf guide. Norsk Folkemuseum. Viking Ship Museum. Kon-tiki Museum. Sleep in Oslo for 2 nights.
DAY 9 - 13
DAY 9 - Morning visit at Vigeland Park as well as Munch Museum. Free time in the afternoon including taking a stroll along Karl Johansgate, which is the main street of Oslo.
DAY 10 - Morning train from Oslo to Myrdal then to Flåm. Sleep in Flåm.
DAY 11 - Morning at leisure in Flåm. Then a 5 hour express boat alongside Norway’s longest and deepest fjord: Søgnefjord. Arrive into Bergen in the evening. Sleep in Bergen for 2 nights.
DAY 12 - Grand tour of Bergen. Bryggen Wharf. Fløibanen Funicular. Fish and Flower Market. Old Bergen Open Air Museum. And some free time. Farewell dinner.
DAY 13 - After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back home.