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Great Northern Cities

18 January 2013

Great Northern Cities

Explore the main cities of Scandinavia and St Petersburg in Russia on an exciting new 16-day independent tour from Bentours.

The Great Northern Cities travels through Copenhagen in Denmark, Stockholm in Sweden, Oslo in Norway, Helsinki in Finland and St Petersburg and includes accommodation in superior class hotels with daily breakfast and private city sightseeing from NZ$8673* per person twin share, valid for sale and departure until 31 December 2013.

Ideal for those who prefer not to travel as part of a coach tour, the itinerary travels via train and plane and includes rail tickets from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm to Oslo, Oslo to Voss, Voss to Bergen and Helsinki to St Petersburg and an economy flight from Bergen to Helsinki.

Highlights include a train ride from Copenhagen through scenic countryside to Stockholm, a ride on the famous Norway in Nutshell railway through farmland, forests and glacier-capped mountains and three nights in St Petersburg to explore famous sights such as the Hermitage Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Winter Palace.

Privately guided city sightseeing tours in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen, Helsinki and St Petersburg and private arrival and departure transfers in St Petersburg are also included.

Daily departures are available all year round.

Contact Bentours on 0800 443 510 or www.bentours.co.nz or your local travel agent.

*Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person, based on twin or double share. Seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel. International airfares are excluded.

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