Norwegian Christmas Experience 2020

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Availability : December 2-7, 2020

Norwegian Christmas Experience

Highlights Include:

  • Visits to two traditional Christmas Markets
  • Enjoy a Norwegian Julebord (Christmas feast)
  • Tours of Trondheim and Røros
  • Hosted by a Borton Overseas Scandinavia Specialist

Photo: VisitNorway.com

Tour Details

From: $3,288 per person | Single supplement $204

6 days

Tour Dates:
December 2 – 7, 2020

We’re pleased to present our sixth annual Christmas-themed Signature Journey! This year we’re taking you to the medieval city of Trondheim, with a little jaunt out to the former mining city of Røros, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Join Borton Overseas Scandinavia Specialist Amy Tweet on this festive pre-holiday trip to experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of Trondheim at Christmas. Visit Nidaros Cathedral, enjoy a traditional Christmas Julebord dinner, and shop for handicrafts, traditional food, baked goods, and more at two different Christmas markets!

Early Booking Discount! 
Book by August 15 and save $250 per person

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This is a Borton Overseas Signature Journey – a premier, small-group tour hosted by our Destination Specialists.

Wednesday, December 2Departure from US

Borton Overseas Scandinavia Specialist Amy Tweet will accompany the group on its departure from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport at 9:15 p.m. Borton Overseas can assist with arrangements for departures from other US locations – please inquire!

Thursday, December 3Arrive Trondheim, Norway | Meals: D

Arriving in Amsterdam at 12:15 p.m., we’ll change planes, departing for Trondheim at 2:25 p.m. and arriving in Trondheim at 4:40 p.m. Upon arrival, we will be picked up from the airport and transferred into the city center for check-in at our hotel.
Tonight, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner as a group and toast to the first day of our adventure. Overnight at Thon Hotel Nidaros

Friday, December 4Trondheim Christmas Market | Meals: B

After breakfast at the hotel, we enjoy a three-hour bus tour of the city with a local guide. After the tour of Trondheim, we’ll be taken to the square where the Christmas Market has just opened! The remainder of the day will be at leisure.
Overnight at Thon Hotel Nidaros

Saturday, December 5Røros Christmas Markets | Meals: B

After breakfast at the hotel we will depart Trondheim by train to the old mining town of Røros. The train ride is 2.5 hours.
Upon arrival in Røros we’ll have a one-hour walking tour of the town, founded in 1644 with the discovery of copper in the area.
After our walking tour we’ll have a couple hours to explore the markets and purchase lunch on our own before we take the train back to Trondheim. Overnight at Thon Hotel Nidaros

Sunday, December 6Free in Trondheim and Julebord Dinner | Meals: B D

Breakfast at the hotel. Day a leisure in Trondheim to do any last shopping or exploring before departing the following morning.
Tonight we’ll enjoy a traditional “Julebord” dinner as our farewell dinner. The Norwegian Julebord is a Christmas feast that includes pork ribs, lamb meat, and sausages with various sides. It is sure to be a delicious final course of memories of your time in Norway! Overnight at Thon Hotel Nidaros

Monday, December 7Depart Trondheim, Norway | Meals: B

Early this morning we will depart the hotel with breakfast packs for our flight departure at 6:15 a.m. Arriving in Amsterdam at 8:45 a.m., we will transfer flights to depart for Minneapolis at 10:40 a.m. We will arrive in Minneapolis at 1:00 p.m. with bags filled with Norwegian goodies and mementos of our journey! or extend your stay in Scandinavia!

Included
  • Round trip, economy-class air on Delta Airlines from Minneapolis/St. Paul, including taxes and fees, one checked bag, onboard individual in-seat entertainment (movies, TV shows, and music), and some meals
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • Four nights’ accommodation at Thon Hotel Nidaros
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Three-hour bus tour of Trondheim
  • Round trip train from Trondheim – Røros
  • One-hour walking tour of Røros
  • Traditional Norwegian Julebord
  • Assistance of Borton Overseas staff throughout itinerary
Not Included
  • Airline fees including meals, seat reservations, and extra luggage costs
  • Travel insurance, highly recommended
  • Fees for passports
  • Transfers, sightseeing, activities, meals, and beverages not specified
  • Luggage handling at airports or hotels
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, spa services, internet, phone, etc.
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