International Travel Study Programs

 
 
 

City Hall, Stockholm

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Scandinavian Heritage
June 23 - July 5, 2011

Credit and Non-credit

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COMPLETED

Overview:

Join us for a 13-day tour of Scandinavia! The trip starts with a flight to Copenhagen, Denmark. A professional guide will introduce you to the major landmarks of the city including Christianborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Parliament, the guards at the Amalienborg Palace, Nyhavn district with its preserved wharfside stores and merchants' houses and Elsinore, the legendary home of Hamlet. There will be an overnight cruise to Norway to see the amazing Norwegian fjord region. You will also visit the lovely old Hanseatic town of Bergen with its famous Fish Market, the home of Edvard Grieg, and more. The trip continues to Oslo, the Norwegian capital, where you will see Gustav Vigeland's sculptures, the museum island at Bygdoy, the Viking museum, and the Kon Tiki museum. A plane trip takes you to Stockholm, Sweden where there will be a tour of the Town Hall, home of the Nobel Prize festivities, Gamla Stan (the Old Town) and the famous 16th-century Vasa Ship which sank on its maiden voyage in the harbor. There will be an included trip to the Baroque Palace of Drottningholm, home of the present Royal family and listed on the National Historic Registry. There will be a beautiful overnight cruise through the Stockholm archipeligo with it's thousands of picturesque islands, on the way to Helsinki, Finland. There you will see the Senate Square, the Olympic stadium and the Temppeliaukio Church carved into the rocky hillside, Sibelius Park, named after the famous composer. There is an optional full-day tour to Tallin in Estonia across the Gulf of Finland, where you can see some of the best medieval architecture of Europe. The tour includes free time for you to explore on your own.

There is also a 3-day optional tour extension to the beautiful city of St. Petersburg, built on 101 islands at the mouth of the Neva River. You will have the opportunity to visit the famous museum of the Hermitage, the Winter Palace of the Czars, which houses the greatest collection of art in the world, St. Issac's Cathedral, and more.

Cost: $4799 p.p. double occupancy, single supplement $650

Registration fee: $300.00 Due Dec. 15, 2010

Final Payment: $4499.00 April 1, 2011

Included:

  • Round trip air fare and transfers
  • Multilingual Goahead tour director
  • Licensed or registered city guide in Copenhagen, Bergen, Islo, Stockholm and Helsinki
  • 9 nights accommodation in well located hotels with bath or shower
  • 2 nights accommodation in overnight ferry cabins
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling and local taxes
  • Buffet breakfast daily, 4 3-course dinners
  • Privatedeluxe motor coach
  • Guided sight seeing and entrance fees to select sights as described

Not included:

  • 5 dinners, all lunches
  • Optional trip to Historic Sweden ($129 USD)
  • Optional trip to Estonia and Tallin ($159 USD)
  • Extend 4 nights in St. Petersburg for $779, Single room add $185
  • Travel Protection Insurance ($279 USD) please sign up for this at time of deposit.

CONTACT:

Ingrid L. Bortner, 443-840-1933
Coordinator of International Travel Studies,
Essex campus

OR

Terry Walter. 443-840-1717

Coordinator of Domestic Travel Studies, Essex Campus

 

 
 
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