Christmas Holiday in Norway

Christmas in Norway by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life, Visit Norway

Christmas holiday package – 6 nights

Christmas Holiday in Norway – Enjoy a peaceful, white Christmas, a traditional & authentic Norwegian Christmas celebration, horse sleigh ride, stays in Oslo & Bergen, the scenic Bergen rail line, the famous Flam Railway & an amazing fjord cruise!

This tour is flexible and you may add extra nights to the trip.

Our trips are based on our goal of sustainable tourism, with eco-friendly travel that leaves as small an environmental footprint on nature as possible.

This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 10995 per person
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Day to day itinerary:

Winter at Oslo Opera House by Tord Baklund, Visit Oslo

Winter at Oslo Opera House

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo, check in at the centrally located Hotel Bristol or similar. Spend 1 night in Oslo

Some sights in Oslo:
The Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Opera House, the Viking Ship Museum, Edvard Munch Museum, Akershus Fortress, the City Hall & the Astrup Fearnely Museum of Contemporary Art.

Bergen Railway in winter by Oivind Haug, NSB

Enjoy the Bergen Line view of Hallingdal valley

DAY 2 – Train to Geilo

Train from Oslo to Geilo (3,5 hrs). Christmas gathering with “gløgg &
pepperkaker” in the library at Dr Holm´s Hotel.
The children decorate the Christmas tree.
Afterwards enjoy a 3- course dinner.
Spend 3 nights in Geilo

Christmas Celebration by CH, Visit Norway

Christmas at Dr Holm’s

DAY 3 – Christmas celebration

Morning on your own to relax, take a stroll in the small town centre or perhaps visit the ski slopes (ski rental available).
You can join the Christmas service at the local church in the afternoon.
In the late afternoon the Christmas gospel will be read in the library, followed by a traditional Christmas buffet (smart dress only). All guests are invited to walk around the Christmas tree singing Christmas carols after dinner. Coffee and cakes will be served while you wait for Father Christmas to visit…

Horse and sleigh ride by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life, Visit Norway

Enjoy the horse sleigh ride!

DAY 4 – Horse sleigh ride

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and spend the day at leisure.
Enjoy a horse sleigh ride in the early evening. You will sit under warm duvets and sheep pelts. You will be charmed by the sounds of the sleighbells jingling in accompaniment to the ‘clipety-clop’ of the horses.
Dinner at the hotel.

Finse train station in winter by Tore Bjorback, NSB

Finse station Bergen Line

DAY 5 – Train to Bergen

Late morning train from Geilo to Bergen: enjoy the scenic Bergen Line across the snow covered Hardangervidda National Park, with the highest point at an altitude of 1222 m above sea level (Finse station). Check in at a centrally located hotel in Bergen.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen

Norway in a Nutshell winter schedule by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

UNESCO Naeroyfjord in winter

Winter view from Flam Railway by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

View from Flam Railway

DAY 6 – Day trip, Norway in a Nutshell®

Morning train to Voss, with a connecting coach taking you through the scenic Gudvangen valley to Gudvangen fjord village. The coach takes you to the pier.

Fjord cruise: In Gudvangen you board a ferry for a 2-hour fjord cruise on the narrow  UNESCO Naeroyfjord & the scenic Aurlandsfjord to the village of Flam. Disembark and then a short walk to the train station.

Flam Railway: In Flam you board the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable journey from the fjord to the mountain station of Myrdal, taking you through the most spectacular, dramatic scenery.

Bergen Line: At Myrdal mountain station you join the main Bergen Line back to Bergen.

Overnight in Bergen.

Winter in Vigelands Sculpture Park by Thomas Johannessen, Visit Oslo

Winter in Vigeland Sculpture Park

Christmas in Norway by Didrick Stenersen, Visit Oslo

Winter in Oslo


4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Geilo)
in Oslo, Geilo & Bergen

Train Oslo-Geilo-Bergen

Activities & Excursions
Horse sleigh ride Geilo
Unescorted Norway in a Nutshell day trip incl. UNESCO Naeroyfjord cruise & Flam Railway

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What our customers say:

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

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  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

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  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all. I would also like to thank Franziska and Lene, they both were fantastic in answering all my questions promptly, whilst booking the tour. Thank you for a wonderful and memorable holiday!

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