Arctic Circle & the Land of the Midnight Sun

16 days from £2199pp.

Midnight Sun

Visit: Midnight Sun, Norway


Visit: Tromsø, Norway


Visit: Stockholm, Sweden


Visit: Copenhagen, Denmark

Travel through spectacular scenery to the ‘top of Europe’ to witness the breathtaking sight of the Midnight Sun and Polar Ocean. This holiday is part of our GRAND EXPLORER range.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Travel through Germany, to Copenhagen for the night.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Stockholm, one of Europe's prettiest capital cities, for a brief visit before our overnight sailing to Finland.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Arrive in Turku, then to Helsinki for an included visit. Surrounded by 315 islands, Helsinki's east-meets-west culture contrasts against the clean lines of Finlandia Hall and the rich, golden onion dome of Uspenski Cathedral. Why not join our optional sightseeing tour? Overnight in Jyväskylä.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Rovaniemi for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We cross the Arctic Circle at the Santa Claus Village and continue north through Finnish Lapland to Saariselka for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Visit the Sami village to learn about how they have been living by fishing and hunting, boat building and reindeer herding for thousands of years. At lunchtime you can enjoy an optional Storgammon traditional lunch served in a special restaurant constructed of wood and resembling a tepee. Continue to Honningsvag for a two-night stay. This evening, we have an included visit to the North Cape to see the Midnight Sun and Polar Ocean. The cliffs at North Cape are the closest you will come to the top of the world in mainland Europe!

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    North Cape

    Discover local customs and traditions on our optional charming fishing hamlets and villages excursion.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We travel south to Storslett/Sorkjosen for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Free time in Tromsø, lying at a latitude of nearly 70 degrees north, the same as Alaska and Siberia. Travel to Narvik for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Through charming scenery to Mosjoen for the night. Explore the quaint, wooden village, reminiscent of a bygone age.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    South to Trondheim the to Hell (yes, that really is its name!) for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Oslo for the night. Enjoy an optional, evening sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Through Sweden to Copenhagen for a one-night stay. Enjoy a short, included orientation tour of the fascinating landmarks and beautiful architectural masterpieces, including the bronze statue of the Little Mermaid, taken from Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, and the Rosenborg Palace, which is home to the Danish crown jewels.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    En route home, we spend a night in Belgium.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

    Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £549; travel insurance from £49.95; cabin upgrade: outside cabin £50 per cabin.

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    You will stay for one night at each of the following hotels: Scandic Hotel Sydhavnen, Copenhagen or similar (outward and return); Original Sokos Hotel Alexandra, Jyväskylä; Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Rovaniemi; Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna or Hotel Kieppi, Saariselkä; Scandic Hotel, Tromsø; the Quality Hotel Grand Royal, Narvik; Fru Haugans Hotel, Mosjoen; Scandic Hell Hotel, Hell; Rica Helsfyr Hotel, Oslo; two nights at the Rica Hotel, Honningsvag; overnight on the ferry from Stockholm to Turku, Finland in a two-berth en suite cabin. 

    Overnight stays in Belgium are in city-style hotels. Unless otherwise stated all hotels are 3-star standard.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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