Explore Scandinavia
With Minnesota Public Radio

with John Birge of Minnesota Public Radio

Featuring the Copenhagen Tivoli Festival, Oslo Opera House & Edvard Grieg Festival in Bergen!

August 9-20, 2021

Join host John Birge of Minnesota Public Radio and fellow classical music lovers to experience the Nordic world of fjords, castles, glaciers, and the legacy of the Vikings on this Minnesota Public Radio and Earthbound Expeditions adventure. Travel by train, ferry, and coach through Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. Ride the world's most scenic railway line to Bergen, tour Danish castles and palaces and attend a classical concert at Tivoli Gardens. See the Danish crown jewels, preserved Viking ships and the warship Vasa, rescued after more than 300 years on the bottom of Stockholm harbor. To top it off, you’ll be treated to a performance at the Edvard Grieg festival in Bergen. Our 12 day Minnesota Public Radio classical Scandinavia journey has it all!

Expedition Highlights

With Minnesota Public Radio host John Birge  
An expert Earthbound Expeditions guide
Walks with knowledgeable fascinating local guides
Transport by private air-conditioned motor coach
11 nights in centrally-located, four star hotels
Overnight ferry from Copenhagen to Oslo
All breakfasts, plus 11 additional meals featuring regional specialties
Scenic train from Oslo to Bergen
Tivoli classical music festival and Grieg Music Festival
Carbon off-setting credits through the 5 star Carbon fund

Trip Facts

12 Days/ 11 Nights (not including air travel)
$5,995 per person, double occupancy
$1,175 single supplement
August 8, 2021: optional group flight departs Minneapolis – St. Paul
August 9: trip begins in Stockholm, Sweden
August 20: trip ends in Bergen, Norway

OPTIONAL GROUP FLIGHT - Icelandair via Reykjavík (coming soon!)
Group air tickets include all taxes, fees and airport transfers while in Europe.


Pay your final balance by check and save $100 * Reserve your space by March 1, 2021 and save $50 * MPR and Earthbound travel alumni save $100


RESERVATIONS: A $500 per person deposit is due at time of sign up. An additional $200 deposit is requested if opting for the group flight. Deposits are refundable for 60 days from your deposit date, minus a cancellation penalty of $75 per person. Final payment is due 90 days before departure. Deposits and payments can be made by check or credit card.

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