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Fodor's Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition: The Best Cities, Sights, and Cruises (Fodor's Essential Scandinavia)

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Enjoy aprés-ski in an 18th-century Norwegian chalet, pick cloudberries in the vast wilderness that is Lapland, inspect ruins and wild orchids near a sandy Baltic beach, hike to the top of Norway's tallest mountain, or visit the hot springs after which all geysers are namedFodor's Scandinavia, 11th edition offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the region to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Scandinavia guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area to Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory bestso you know you're seeing the real Scandinavia.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

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With Fodors you get much more than a guidebook–we make it easy for you to customize your dream vacation.

Visit www.fodors.com to find up-to-date travel bargains, mini-guides to worldwide destinations, information on local festivals, dazzling drives, maps, vacation planning tips and much more!

And, for more insider secrets, visit “Travel Talk” and “Rants and Raves” online at www.fodors.com/forums to get advice from other travelers like you.

Synopsis:

The top tier Fodor's Choice designations ensure that travelers will know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Scandinavia--from cruising the Nordic Seas or soaking in Iceland's Blue Lagoon to visiting the hip atmosphere of downtown Stockholm--as they experience the region like a local.

Synopsis:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Scandinavia!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Scandinavia.

•Experience Scandinavia like a local! Fodors Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition includes choices for every traveler, from cruising the Nordic Seas or soaking in Icelands Blue Lagoon to immersing yourself in the hip atmosphere of downtown Stockholm, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Table of Contents

Be a Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

Whats Where ............ 6

Quintessential Scandinavia ............ 8

Great Itineraries ............ 10

If You Like ............ 18

About This Book ............ 21

Chapter 1: Cruising in Scandinavia ............ 23

Choosing Your Cruise ............ 24

Cruise Lines ............ 30

Coming Ashore ............ 50

Chapter 2: Denmark ............ 53

Orientation and Planning ............ 55

Copenhagen ............ 64

Side Trips from Copenhagen ............ 117

Zealand ............ 123

Funen and the Central Islands ............ 139

Jutland ............ 154

Chapter 3: Finland ........... 179

Orientation and Planning ............ 181

Helsinki ............ 190

Side Trips from Helsinki ............ 222

Southwestern Coast and the Ålands ............ 226

The Lakelands............ 238

Lapland ............ 252

Chapter 4: Norway ............ 263

Orientation and Planning............ 265

Oslo ............ 276

Side Trips from Oslo............ 316

Southern Norway ............ 321

Bergen............ 339

The West Coast ............ 361

Central Norway............ 374

Trondheim to the North Cape ............ 391

Chapter 5: Sweden ............ 407

Orientation and Planning ............ 409

Stockholm ............ 419

Side Trips from Stockholm ............ 461

Göteborg (Gothenburg) ............ 476

Bohuslän ............ 491

Swedish Riviera ............ 496

The South and the Kingdom of Glass............ 501

Dalarna: The Folklore District ............ 523

Understanding Scandinavia ............ 531

Danish Vocabulary ............ 532

Finnish Vocabulary ............ 535

Swedish Vocabulary ............ 538

Norwegian Vocabulary............ 541

Index ............ 544

About Our Writers ............ 560

Maps

Whats Where............ 7

Common Scandinavian Ports of Call ............ 26

Denmark............ 56

Exploring Copenhagen ............ 70

Where to Eat & Stay in Copenhagen ............ 98—99

Side Trips from Copenhagen ............ 118

Zealand............ 124

Funen & the Central Islands ............ 140

Jutland ............ 155

Finland ............ 182

Exploring Helsinki............ 196—197

Where to Stay & Eat in Helsinki ............ 212—213

Southwestern Coast and the Åland Islands ............ 228

The Lakelands ............ 240

Lapland............ 255

Norway ............ 266

Exploring Oslo ............ 282—283

Where to Eat in Oslo ............ 296—297

Where to Stay in Oslo ............ 304—305

Side Trips from Oslo ............ 319

Southern Norway ............ 323

Exploring Bergen ............ 341

Where to Eat in Bergen ............ 351

Where to Stay in Bergen ............ 354

The West Coast ............ 363

Central Norway ............ 376

Trondheim to the North Cape ............ 393

Sweden ............ 420

Exploring Stockholm ............ 426—427

Where to Stay & Eat in Northern Stockholm ............ 438—439

Where to Stay & Eat in Södermalm ............ 442—443

Side Trips from Stockholm ............ 463

Göteborg ............ 481

Where to Stay & Eat in Göteborg ............ 486

Bohuslän & the Swedish Riviera ............ 497

The South & the Kingdom of Glass ............ 503

Dalarna ............ 524

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400008834
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's Travel Publications
Editor:
Kealy, Kelly
Editor:
Kidder, Laura
Editor:
Moker, Molly
Author:
Fodor's
Author:
Kealy, Kelly
Subject:
Europe - Scandinavia
Subject:
Sweden
Subject:
Norway
Subject:
Travel-Scandinavia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
8 x 5.22 x 1.17 in 1.25 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The top tier Fodor's Choice designations ensure that travelers will know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Scandinavia--from cruising the Nordic Seas or soaking in Iceland's Blue Lagoon to visiting the hip atmosphere of downtown Stockholm--as they experience the region like a local.
"Synopsis" by , Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Scandinavia!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Scandinavia.

•Experience Scandinavia like a local! Fodors Essential Scandinavia, 1st Edition includes choices for every traveler, from cruising the Nordic Seas or soaking in Icelands Blue Lagoon to immersing yourself in the hip atmosphere of downtown Stockholm, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

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