Best Served Scandinavia

Founded in 2005, Best Served Scandinavia is an independent, tailor-made tour operator specialising in organising holidays to Scandinavia and the Nordic regions, including Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Denmark and Greenland. We also create luxury holidays to Canada and the Baltic regions.

Our specialists have travelled extensively throughout these regions. They have personally stayed in the hotels we recommend and taken all of the exhilarating excursions we mention so that you can benefit from their first-hand experience as they help you put together your perfect Scandinavian holiday.

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Our top 70 trips

Camp Ripan Winter Weekend

From: £1250.00

Combining cosy cabins, proximity to wilderness and a selection of fantastic winter adventures. Follow your guide into the snow-clad landscape, visit the world famous ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, be mes...

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Björkliden & Låktatjåkko With Icehotel

From: £955.00

Fly to Sweden’s far north, enjoy a range of excursions in the mountains around Björkliden, visit the country’s northernmost ski lodge and spend a sparkling night in the original ICEHOTEL.

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Visa-Free Cruise To Russia

From: £835.00

Enjoy two nights in Helsinki before boarding an overnight cruise to St Petersburg, arriving midday before exploring the palaces and fine art St Petersburg is famed for. This cruise offers the chanc...

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North Iceland Odyssey

From: £1280.00

Discover the best of North Iceland, less popular and so less crowded; the landscapes and sights here compare to that of the busier regions. As you tour the North; visit the famous Blue Lagoon, spot...

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Lapland In Style

From: £1195.00

This is your chance to experience the Arctic delights of Finnish Lapland in luxury, returning from included husky safaris and snowmobile tours to indulgent stays and gourmet dining. You'll even spe...

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Adventure Week At Nordenskiöld Lodge

From: £2690.00

Perched at the edge of the blue glacier on the moraine shore of a faraway ice fjord, Nordenskiöld Lodge is as remote as it gets. Enjoy an action-packed adventure in the arctic wilderness, with exhi...

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Finnish Lapland: Rovaniemi & Santa’S Village

From: £1595.00

Stay in a fire-heated log cabin as you meet Santa and explore on snowmobile trips, reindeer-pulled sleigh rides and dogsledding safaris. There’s also the chance to spot the Northern Lights on an ex...

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Kakslauttanen Northern Lights Break

From: £1365.00

A luxurious four-night Northern Lights viewing break in the winter wonderland of Finnish Lapland. Located in the Arctic circle it is excellent for Northern lights viewing.

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Norway: Best Of The West

From: £1095.00

Between stays among seaside Ålesund's Art-Nouvea idyll, explore the natural beauty of Norway's western fjords on super-scenic road trips and a stay in a fjord-side hotel, with indulgent half board ...

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Gothenburg & The West Of Sweden

From: £1265.00

Discover the west of Sweden with its fascinating local history and delicious food on this eight-day summer self-drive, exploring scenic routes and staying at charming country hotels throughout.

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Tromso & Malangen Resort

From: £980.00

Malangen Resort is one of our favourites and has picked up rave reviews from our clients, largely due to its remote, fjordside location.

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Classic Kirkenes Snowhotel Break

From: £1390.00

Journey to the frontier town of Kirkenes in northern Norway where you'll spend four days exploring this stunning winter wilderness on the shores of the Barents Sea near the borders of Finland and R...

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Winter In Ilulissat

From: £1875.00

This tailor-made itinerary sees you start and finish with the cosmopolitan charms of Copenhagen before exploring Ilulissat in Greenland, a where creaking glaciers and towering icebergs are illumina...

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Autumn Adventure: Brändön Lodge & The Treehotel

From: £1690.00

With stays in both log cabins and art-installation treehouses, this curated itinerary is autumn at its very best. Between hearty full-board dining, included excursions showcase Swedish Lapland’s wi...

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Classic Icehotel Break

From: £635.00

A short break at the incredible ICEHOTEL, combining a one night stay in a freshly-built Ice Room and two nights’ warm accommodation with a choice of adventure activities including reindeer encounte...

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Hotel Ranga And The Blue Lagoon

From: £1765.00

This curated itinerary couples a stay in a remote timber lodge and private access to the Blue Lagoon with the geographic drama of Iceland, showcased on a series of included excursions. There’s ever...

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Ion Hotel & Reykjavik

From: £1245.00

Reykjavik is a pretty coastal city with a cultured heart. Woolly-jumper-wearing hipsters skip around record shops while sharp suits sip cocktails in stylish bars. This short break combines a stay i...

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Manshausen Seacabin Break

From: £1165.00

With its idyllic mountainscape and crystalline waters, the seldom-visited island of Manshausen offers endless summertime adventure coupled with designer accommodation in the form of its striking ne...

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Bodo And The Lofoten Islands

From: £2110.00

Capture the essence of the Lofoten Islands on this seven-night tailor-made itinerary, taking in majestic fjords and mountain scenery, picturesque villages, traditional accommodations and historical...

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Kemi Icebreaker & Snowcastle

From: £2385.00

Experience Scandinavia in a completely different way, combining two thrilling winter experiences for a unique adventure. Enjoy magical nights in the remote town of Kemi with its snow castle, and sp...

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Beana Laponia Luxury Break

From: £2180.00

Returning each night to the warmth of an full-board log cabin stay, this is your chance to explore the wilds of Finnish Lapland in traditional comfort. And, we've included a full complement of excu...

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Hardangerfjord In A Nutshell

From: £1175.00

A journey through the Hardangerfjord region is a chance to witness some of Norway's most awe-inspiring fjord scenery. Although this itinerary proves that you don't need a car to explore Norway's fj...

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Denmark’S Viking Trail Self-Drive

From: £1115.00

Go back in time, and explore the Viking sites and fascinating museums that serve as a reminder of one the most significant era's in Denmark's history, the Viking period.

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Baltic Voyage: Stockholm, Åland Islands And Helsinki

From: £970.00

This voyage not only links the historic charm and designers’ beauty of Stockholm and Helsinki, but it showcases the unique natural world of the Åland islands and the Baltic Sea.

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Icehotel 365 Break

From: £795.00

Return from days spent exploring Swedish Lapland’s summertime beauty to nights in the ICEHOTEL 365’s frozen majesty and the intimacy of a cosy, Scandinavian chalet. It’s all realised under the ethe...

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Trondelag, The Polar Express & The Arctic

From: £1195.00

Norway's geographical navel, the region of Trøndelag offers history, culture and natural beauty in equal measure. Discover Norway's first capital, 1,000-year-old Trondheim, hike through national pa...

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Iceland's Northern Lights & Winter Wonders

From: £950.00

This five-day tour takes in the wonderful winter wilderness of southern Iceland, starting and ending in the capital Reykjavik and visiting a number of the region's most impressive sites, from the i...

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Northern Lights & Whale Watching On Senja

From: £1195.00

Journey from Tromso to Mefjordvaer, exploring some of Norway's coastal and marine landscapes, seeking the Northern lights and spend time searching for killer and humpback whales.

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Winter At Ongajok Mountain Lodge

From: £1630.00

Ongajok Mountain Lodge is tucked away in the remote far north of Arctic Lapland, about 25km from Alta. Experience its splendid isolation coupled a stay at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel and a spread of sel...

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Best Of Finnish Lakeland Self-Drive

From: £1320.00

Take in the beauty of the Finnish Lake District and the vibrant, delightful Helsinki city on this memorable, nine-day self-drive.

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Autumn In Northern Norway: Lofoten & Tromso

From: £1335.00

Between husky hikes, Northern-Lights excursions and dramatic Arctic landscapes, this curated itinerary showcases northern Norway at its autumnal best. You’ll even enjoy a Hurtigruten coastal cruise...

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Luxury Santa Break At The Arctic Treehouse Hotel

From: £2990.00

This is Lapland’s finest Santa break, a getaway that will see you stay in a designer treehouse, enjoying dogsledding safaris, indulgent dining and, yes, elf-guided visits to Father Christmas.

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Northern Lights At Nellim

From: £1345.00

All Northern Lights enthusiasts should have their sights set on Lapland and this four-day trip gives you every opportunity to view the celestial spectacle.

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Snaefellsnes And The West Fjords Self-Drive

From: £1525.00

If you're a second-time visitor to Iceland or a first-time visitor keen to get a little more off-the-beaten-track, this eight-day self-drive visits the scenic Snaefellsnes peninsula and the lesser-...

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Glass Igloos And Northern Lights

From: £1095.00

A five-day winter break combining a stay in a fell-top glass igloo with a further three nights at Levi Panorama, a fell-top hideaway with direct access to the wintry wilds of Finnish Lapland.

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Sörbyn Lodge & Aurora Safari Camp

From: £2405.00

A terrific potential for Northern Lights sightings, dogsled touring with purebred Siberian huskies, a stay at Lapland's first African safari-influenced Sami-style camp and perhaps the best food in ...

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Lyngen Lodge And The Northern Lights

From: £2165.00

Set amongst some of Norway's most spectacular scenery, Lyngen Lodge offers guests a truly remarkable location from which to see the aurora. Combine a stay here with two nights in Norway's Northern ...

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Classic Tour Faroe Islands

From: £1585.00

Experience the best of the Faroe Islands over eight days, taking advantage of the bridges, tunnels and causeways that connect together these islands. Witness soaring seacliffs, outstanding birdlife...

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Icehotel & Treehotel, Sweden

From: £1380.00

Fly to Sweden's frozen north for adventure-packed stays at two of Scandinavia's quirkiest and most celebrated hotels - ICEHOTEL and Treehotel.

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Belles Of The Baltic - Helsinki, Stockholm & Tallinn

From: £595.00

This superb five-day independent tour takes you to three fantastic capitals in just five days. You'll travel from the Swedish capital, Stockholm, to Finland's Helsinki and on to last year's Europea...

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Hurtigruten Cruise: Classic Round Trip Voyage

From: £947.00

Explore some of Norway’s best-loved coastal towns, navigate through world famous fjords and strike out on optional adventures including snowmobiling (from December) and Sami cultural tours.

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Arctic Luxury: Across The Polar Land

From: £2130.00

The only way to truly soak in the pristine wilderness of the vast Arctic landscape is to head straight out into it. This might sound a little chilly, but there is plenty of cosiness to be found in ...

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The Top Of Denmark: Aalborg And Skagen

From: £825.00

On impossibly scenic drives, move out from the Viking heritage and designers’ utopia of Aalborg and into the rural idyll of northern Denmark. Here, you’ll discover wild coastlines and genteel fishi...

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Northern Lights & Lake Myvatn, Iceland

From: £1425.00

Lake Myvatn in Iceland is one of the best places in the world to view the magical Northern Lights. It is also an area of outstanding natural beauty where you can discover the wonders of the Iceland...

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Glass Igloo And Ice Hotel Holiday, Finnish Lapland

From: £780.00

Stay in designer rooms made of both ice and glass as the Northern Lights play out above your head and you’re treated to traditional meals and a host of winter activities.

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Santa In Lapland Harriniva Break, Finland

From: £1335.00

This four-day Santa break brings you deep into the wilds of Finnish Lapland and Hotel Harinniva, a cosy pine-clad retreat high up in the Arctic Circle. It's a wonderfully wintry base for your meeti...

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Whale Watching In The Midnight Sun

From: £1695.00

Journey from Andenes to Senja, enjoying an included whale-watching tours and the chance to explore one of the most beautiful regions of Scandinavia. Then, continue to the city of Tromso for optiona...

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Reykjavik Adventure

From: £960.00

While the award-winning restaurants and cutting-edge architecture of the Icelandic capital are all the hallmarks of a city break, this is so much more. You’ll spot whales on a harbour cruise, soak ...

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Hurtigruten Northern Lights Cruise

From: £Contact us

Hurtigruten ships have been an integral part of Norwegian coastal life for more than 100 years, delivering freight, post and passengers to remote communities between Bergen in the south and Kirkene...

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Highlights Of Iceland Self-Drive

From: £1755.00

Iceland’s rugged and remote interior is best travelled in a rough circle, following the coast around the island. This self-drive itinerary allows you to travel at your own pace, taking in the lands...

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Under The Midnight Sun: Treehotel & Icehotel 365

From: £1580.00

Slip and relax into a Swedish summer, when the longest days and shortest nights mean a magical holiday week under the Midnight Sun, especially when split between an escapist Scandinavian cabin retr...

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Southern Finland Self-Drive

From: £1255.00

After taking in the cutting edge of Helsinki, this scenic road trip will bring you out into the quaint villages and archipelago port towns of Finland’s south. Here, you’ll enjoy a full spread of ac...

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Northern Lights City Break, Tromso

From: £395.00

A four-day tailor-made city break in the city of Tromso – one of the best places on earth to see the Northern Lights. To help you make the most of your stay, look to our premium option, which inclu...

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Hotel Ranga & Iceland's Golden Circle

From: £705.00

Escape to the land of fire and ice for a holiday full of natural wonder. Visit the relaxing geothermal spa at the Blue Lagoon before a stay at the luxurious log-cabin-style Hotel Ranga, southern Ic...

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Royal Denmark With Small Danish Hotels

From: £925.00

Spoil yourself in an enchanting blend of history, culture, beautiful landscapes and indulgence on this unique getaway. Explore Denmark's rural heartland while spending nights in characterful, bouti...

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Sognefjord, Nordfjord & Geirangerfjord

From: £1290.00

Between scenic cruises, cable-car rides and UNESCO-listed drives, this independent tour pairs the pure spectacle of the Norwegian fjords with the history of two great Norwegian cities – Bergen and ...

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Snaefellsnes & The Golden Circle In Style

From: £1455.00

This spectacular road trip will see you out of Reykjavik’s historic charms and into the glaciers of remote Snaefellsnes and the natural icons of the Golden Circle – waterfalls, national parks and g...

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Iso-Syöte Snow Adventure

From: £545.00

Just 90 miles from the Arctic Circle and close to the border of Syöte National Park and two excellent ski resorts, Iso-Syöte is Finland's southernmost fell and sees more snow in a year than anywher...

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Polar Express, The Golden Road And The Lofoten Islands

From: £1175.00

This comprehensive itinerary combines rail, road and cruise to take in the best of northern Norway. You’ll cross the Arctic Circle on a fjord-side railway, explore spectacular island archipelagos a...

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The Göta Canal – Gothenburg To Stockholm

From: £1690.00

This tailor-made trip combines a cruise on Sweden's Göta Canal with stays in two of its city greats - the capital, Stockholm, and Gothenburg on the country's picturesque west coast.

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Highlights Of Norway

From: £715.00

Showcase the best of western Norway with stays in Oslo and Bergen bookending the classic Norway in a Nutshell tour. Explore some of the country's most striking summer landscapes as journeys on the ...

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Winter At Muotka Wilderness Lodge

From: £1700.00

Muotka Wilderness Lodge is a charming log-cabin style lodge by the Saariselkä fells, offering ever-so-cosy accommodation and a full spread of thrilling Arctic adventures.

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Iceland Full-Circle Escorted Tour

From: £2295.00

This is a truly comprehensive itinerary, sweeping along the circumference of Iceland to take in each of its storied highlights. There’s everything from colossal glaciers and mighty waterfalls to co...

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Highlights Of Swedish Lapland

From: £1765.00

Swedish Lapland is a magical place to visit at any time of the year, a vast expanse of mountains, rivers, valleys and coastal islands that make up Europe's last great wilderness.

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Journey To The Northern Lights

From: £1005.00

Winter in the Lofoten Islands provides an untrammelled landscape of snow-covered mountains, icy fjords, bracing beaches and colourful fishing villages. Northern Lights enthusiasts are rewarded with...

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The Iceberg Town Of Ilulissat, Greenland

From: £2565.00

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Ilulissat Icefjord provides a constant spectacular backdrop, of enormous icebergs lined up at the mouth of the fiord to Disko Bay.

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Levi Glass Igloo Autumn Break

From: £895.00

Between a picnic lake cruise and a night in an ultra-modern glass igloo you’ll go in search of the Northern Lights among the charm of Finnish Lapland’s autumn colours. Choose between forest hikes, ...

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Finland's Autumn Auroras

From: £1095.00

Swap winter’s chill for autumnal colour, chasing the Northern Lights with a stay in luxury tented igloo and full spread of included excursions, from bike rides to campfire stakeouts.

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Snow Village & Levi

From: £950.00

This four-day break to Finnish Lapland combines a stay in the popular ski resort of Levi, host to a full spread of thrilling winter adventures, with a night under ice at Lainio's Snow Village.

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The Golden Eagle Arctic Explorer

From: £Contact us

Take in the beautiful city of St Petersburg before boarding one of the world's most luxurious trains, the Golden Eagle, and setting off on a quest to find the Northern Lights in the Russian and Nor...

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