Join Ker & Downey on the best Europe tour of all as you travel to Scandinavia and Russia. Spanning seven cities and five countries on the northern reaches of the continent, this 20-day adventure invites you to explore the capitals and hidden gems of Scandinavia before arriving in Russia’s imperial jewel of St. Petersburg. Luxury accommodations, a leisurely yet in-depth pace, and a variety of natural and manmade marvels await at every turn.

Travel to Scandinavia and Russia with Ker & Downey

Suggested journey at a glance: 20 days/19 nights including three nights each in Copenhagen, Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm, and Helsinki, concluding with four nights in St. Petersburg.


Scandinavian Capitals

Luxury travel to Scandinavia and Russia first starts in Scandinavia’s beautiful capitals. Ker & Downey specifically designed this best Europe tour itinerary to afford travelers three days in each of capital city. Indulge in unhurried stays at the best luxury hotels and full-day guided tours through each city catered to your interests. A welcome day at leisure in each destination ensures that this European escape is both relaxing and revelatory every step of the way. From design-forward Copenhagen and the contrasting highlights of Oslo to the water city sights of Stockholm and the vibrant seaside capital of Helsinki – witness Scandinavia’s historic past and captivating present while exploring museums and landmarks otherwise unknown to the average traveler.


Norway in a Nutshell

Travel to Scandinavia and Russia first begins in Norway. While there, escape the big city lights to experience Norway’s breathtaking UNESCO-protected fjords and mountains via the Flåm Railway. This unforgettable train journey is one of the best ways to take in Norway’s nature. It allows for further discovery of the picturesque villages and preserved culture alive within the dramatic landscape. You will also have a chance to cruise through the fjords offers up-close glimpses of this stunning region. A day at leisure in Bergen allows you to take the Fløibanen funicular for views over the city’s colorful houses.


St. Petersburg

Next, enjoy first-class tickets aboard the high-speed Allegro train between the two Northern Capitals of Helsinki and St. Petersburg. There’s no better way to arrive at your culminating destination when you travel to Scandinavia and Russia. With accommodations at the Four Seasons Lion Palace as your inspiration, experience four days of feeling like Russian royalty in St. Petersburg. As a result, pair discoveries of Tsar Village, Catherine Palace, and Peter and Paul Fortress with early entrance to the Peterhoff and the Hermitage. Moreover, a private canal boat ride reveals several parts of the city inaccessible by land. Finally, a world-class ballet performance at the Alexandrinsky Theater is the perfect conclusion as you travel to Scandinavia and Russia, as imagined by the experts at Ker & Downey.


Book Travel to Scandinavia and Russia with Ker & Downey

This suggested epic European escape is just one way to travel to Scandinavia and Russia on your own customized Ker & Downey journey. Because our designers are at their best when crafting a journey unique to you, contact us to get started planning. Read more about the seasonality and pricing in Northern Europe at the Ker & Downey Difference.