The Golden Route from Oslo / Authentic Scandinavia

The Golden Route

Explore Oslo, Geiranger, Ålesund and Bergen. Travel with the impressive Rauma- and Bergen Railway and enjoy a cruise with Hurtigruten on the Geirangerfjord and along the dramatic coastline of western Norway.

Duration

9+ days

Transportation

Train, Boat, Bus

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Self guided

FROM EUR 1605 per adult

Itinerary - Day by day

Add extra nights in Oslo - Oslo, the capital of Norway From EUR 60 per person per night

Add extra nights in Ålesund - Ålesund - day at leisure From EUR 70 per person per night

Add extra nights in Bergen - Bergen - day at leisure From EUR 63 per person per night

Add extra nights in Oslo - Bergen Railway to Oslo (optional: Fjord cruise & Flåm Railway) From EUR 60 per person per night

Tour category

Thon Hotel Astoria

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Thon Hotel Opera

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included: 

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast
  • 1 overnight on board Hurtigruten from Ålesund to Bergen in an unspecified inside cabin (twin beds) with private shower/WC, including breakfast
  • Train from Oslo via Dombås to Åndalsnes
  • Bus from Åndalsnes to Geiranger (only operating June 22 to August 16, see below for alternative outside this period)
  • Train from Bergen to Oslo
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • 24/7 emergency phone service while travelling.
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)
  • Hotel room in Ålesund until cruise departure after midnight
  • Outside cabin on board Hurtigruten (unspecified category, twin beds)

Travelling outside June 26 to August 20 2023:

The bus from Åndalsnes to Geiranger via Trollstigen only operates from June 26 to August 20 (= day 2 of the itinerary). If you travel outside this period, we will book the bus from Åndalsnes to Ålesund for you, one extra night in Ålesund instead of Geiranger and a day cruise from Ålesund to Geiranger and back to Ålesund. The tour price will be the same.

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