Classic Norway

    Day 1

    Day 1 –Thursday, July 17, 2014 – Depart Denver, CO to Newark, NJ to Oslo, Norway

    Gate 1 Travel

    Classic Norway

    Birgitte Hald

    Our early United flight to Newark was scheduled to depart from DIA at 8:05 am. We left our home at 4:45, well before traffic on I-25 was...

    Day 2

    Day 02 - Friday, July 18, 2014 - Arrival in Oslo, Norway, Transfer to Hotel, Afternoon at Leisure, Welcome Drink and Orientation with Tour Manager

    The Scandinavian Airline flight left the jetway at 6:55 PM, right on time. Again, we had a beautiful view of glistening New York City as...

    Day 3

    Day 03 - Saturday, July 19, 2014 - - City Tour of Oslo; National Theater; Royal Palace; Vigeland Sculpture Park; City Hall; Optional Tour of Treasures of Oslo Seafaring Tradition; Travel to Lillehammer, Site of the 1994 Winter Olympics

    The day began early with a 6:15 wake up call. Vic...

    Day 4

    Day 04 - Sunday, July 20, 2014 - Lillehammer Orientation; Drive to Lom to Visit Stave Church; Pass Through "Roof of Norway"; Jotunheimen National Park; Evening in Sogndal

    This morning we woke up at 7:00 to a high sun (sun rise - 4:21 am) and clear blue skies. It was...

    Day 5

    Day 05 - Monday, July 21, 2014 - Cruise the Sognefjord Fjord; Ride the Flam Railway; Travel to Bergen

    Our wake up call came at 6:00 this morning. Everyone was on the bus early in order for us to be able to leave at 7:45 to catch the ferry. Once...

    Day 6

    Day 06 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Explore the Western Capital of Norway, Bergen; Optional Tour of the City; Home of Hanseatic League; Explore Ancient Bryggen

    We had a late night so it helped to have a delayed start this morning. Breakfast was very busy with a groups from...

    Day 7

    Day 07 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Travel from Bergen to Oslo; Majestic Scenery of Norway; Farewell Dinner

    Our morning began early with a 5:45 wake up call. Breakfast was supposed to be at 6:30 but the hotel was not quite ready for us. There was a mad rush...

    Day 8

    Day 08 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Check Out of Hotel; Meet the Poulsens; Visit More of Oslo; Holmenkollen Ski Jump; Board the Pearl of the Seas DFDS; Cross the Skagerrak Sea

    The wake up call for the group was at 6:00 but we ignored it and slept until...

    Day 9

    Day 09 - Friday, July 25, 2014 - Cross the Skagerrak Sea; Disembark the Pearl Seaways; Day in Copenhagen

    Our cabin for the evening was very comfortable and we slept well. At 8:00 AM we met the Poulsens for breakfast in the main dining room. We have discovered that the...

    Day 10

    EVALUATION

    Gate 1 Travel -- Classic Norway

    Birgitte Hald

    Since we started traveling after retiring in 2000, we agreed that we would spend summers at our home in Colorado. It is very comfortable and in the evenings the cool air is so refreshing we really enjoy the pleasures of this...

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