Norwegian Christmas Experience 2022

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Availability : December 2022

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:  price to be determined

       6 days

       Tour dates:  December 1 – 6, 2022

We’re pleased to present our sixth 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 a Borton Overseas Scandinavia Specialist 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!

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

Thur, Dec. 1 -Departure from US

A Borton Overseas Scandinavia Specialist will accompany the group on its departure from Minneapolis/St. Paul international airport on overnight flight to Amsterdam (or a Nordic city). Borton Overseas can assist with arrangements for departures from other US locations – please inquire!

Fri, Dec. 2 -Arrive Trondheim, Norway | Meals: D

Change to connecting flight onward to Norway. Upon arrival into Trondheim in the afternoon, the group will transfer by coach from the airport into city center for check-in at the Trondheim hotel.
Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner as a group and toast to the first day of our adventure. Overnight at Trondheim hotel

Sat, Dec. 3 -Trondheim Christmas Market | Meals: B

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

Sun, Dec. 4 -Røros 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 Trondheim hotel

Mon, Dec. 5 - Trondheim and Julebord Dinner | Meals: B D

Breakfast at the hotel. Day a leisure in Trondheim to do any last shopping or exploring. Tonight we’ll enjoy a traditional “Julebord” meal 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 Trondheim hotel

Tue, Dec. 6 - Depart Norway to US | Meals: B

Early morning transfer from hotel to airport for departure flight, with connection in Amsterdam (or other Nordic city) to transatlantic flight back into the Twin Cities MN – or extend your stay in Scandinavia!

Included
  • Roundtrip economy class transatlantic airfare from Minneapolis/St. Paul to Trondheim
  • Arrival & departure transfers
  • Four nights’ accommodation at Trondheim hotel
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Three-hour walking 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
  • Additional airline fees including meals, special 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.
  • Any COVID-19 testing costs (if applicable)
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