Now Scandinavian cuisine is experiencing a new birth and over the past decade has won recognition and love all over the world. After an abundance of tastings, workshops, visits to markets and shops of modern and traditional dishes , decor and textiles. Of course, we will have free time to feel the spirit of Scandinavia and truly become not only gastronomic experts, but also true Scandinavians with knowledge of all the subtleties of the northern cuisine.
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Arrival at Oslo airport. Meet and greet service. Private transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the Hotel 4* or 5*(on request;
Meeting with a guide in the hotel lobby and the beginning of a gastronomic tour combined with a city tour of Oslo “Taste of Norway”. You will taste and explore the history of Norwegian cuisine. You will try the best seafood in Norway including whale, smoked deer tongue, three types of herring, a variety of cheeses produced in Norway, and the most popular dessert made of rhubarb. The excursion also includes visits to a local market and to a small shop with handmade desserts.
After the food tour you will continue to a city tour*, visiting the most popular places and major sights of Oslo. The tour will be adjusted to your prefernces.
Free time to walk
Evening Oslofjord cruise with a shrimp buffet*
Return to the hotel; Overnight at the hotel in Oslo.
Breakfast in the hotel;
Meeting with a driver-guide in the hotel lobby and prepare for this daytrip through the plateaus, canyons, ords and valleys towards the world famous fjord village Flåm. You will discover the popular route “Norway in Nutshell” and see all the best that Norway can offer, but with a private car and guide, avoiding overcrowded places and following your own pace.
Dinner* in a local restaurant with stunning views.
Overnight at the hotel in Flam.
Breakfast in the hotel;
Meeting with a guide in the hotel lobby. The guide will take the luggage into a car and take you to climb up the narrow road to Stegastein viewpoint, overviewing Flåm and Aurlandsfjord from 650 meters above. The trip to both ends will take around 1,5 hours. The small hiking trip would follow the 2-hour fjord cruise by a private
yacht* on the two branches of Sognefjord: AurlaNærøyfjord to Gudvangen. The Nærøyfjord is the narrowest fjord channel in Europe, and has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. We arrange for you a unique experience – stop at a tiny village Undredal with a 69 people living in it, where you will have a short visit to learn about the
local ways of making various kinds of goat cheeses with sample tasting and opportunity to buy some for yourself.
Upon arrival to Gudvangen, the private guide will meet you there to continue the journey through Nærøy Valley and via the 13 steep hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva’s serpentine road to Voss (available only from May to September).
Stop at Tvindefossen waterfall to breath the freshness of the falling streams. Continue the ride to Voss, where you can stop near the crystal clear Voss lake, have some quick meal, walk around the old church built in 1277 and visit the charming Fleischers Hotel. Conclude the journey with a 1,5 hour ride from Voss to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city and the world’s only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords. Your private diver/guide will drop you at the hotel and will assist with the luggage.
Overnight at the hotel in Bergen.
Breakfast in the hotel;
Meeting with a guide in the hotel lobby to explore the best fish market in Norway and discover local specialties: oysters, shrimps, octopuses,cod, salmon, lobsters, skates, and even whale meat.
After market we will visit Bryggeloftet & Stuene Restaurant – it is a renowned restaurant that operates from 1910 and remains one of the most popular restaurants in the city until now. Its signature menu features fish and meat dishes prepared according to traditional Norwegian recipes. You will hear a word of greeting from the restaurant’s manager, a story about the development of restaurant business in Norway, hospitality and everyday life of Norwegians as well as the food culture. Here we will try whale meat starter and traditional potato spirit “akevitt”.
After the restaurant local meat and cheese store with a wonderful bay café are waiting for us, where you can admire the fantastic view on the ord and taste local sausage products (deer, beef, whale meat) and various cheeses including the famous brown cheese served with freshly baked bread from a local bakery.
Continue your day with a Bergen city tour* and check the most Instagram famous sights of the most beautifully city in Norway.
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel; Transfer to the airport.
-accommodation in hotel 4*
-breakfasts in the hotel
-Oslo Food Tour, 2h on foot
-Bergen Food tour, 3h on foot
-Norway in Nutshell Oslo – Bergen by private car
-Fjord Tour & Goat farm visit
*Services for extra charge