Scandinavia is a little out of the ordinary – and the cities and towns of Sweden, Demark and Norway are out of this world. What's more, they are all just a few hours away by plane or ferry. Endlessly stimulating, unspoiled and accessible as never before, they are just waiting to be explored. With this essential new guide you can set off armed with expert insights and up-to-the-minute information on the best of the best: top city sights, galleries and museums and the choice hotels, restaurants and nightlife for any budget. Get off the beaten track with easy day excursions and expertly planned tours: take a packet boat up the Norwegian fjords, explore Viking burial sites, stay the night in a castle, play at Legoland or marvel at the place where two seas meet. Whether you're staying for a week or just flying in for a weekend, this is the only guide you'll need.
Inside you will find:
11 major Scandinavian cities and towns in one guide How to get there by air and sea Up-to-date insider tips on where to stay, eat, visit and shop Local history, food and drink explained Day trips by local bus and train Flawlessly planned five-day tours by car for those with more time to spare User-friendly town and area maps to help you plan your trip
About the Author
Joan Gannij was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles. She began her career as a photojournalist documenting pop culture. Born on Amsterdam Avenue, she decided to explore her European roots by relocating to Amsterdam in 1987. She has written and edited various travel guides in the last 15 years, with a focus on Scandinavia. She has her own editorial office in Amsterdam and is currently studying astronomy.
Graham Hüner was born in Canada, is a Canadian/Dutch citizen, and has lived in the Netherlands since 1988. He teaches English writing to Dutch journalists and has published fiction and cultural writing for Radio Netherlands and Fodor, among others.
Table of Contents
(1) Introduction; (2) Getting There; (3) Sweden; (4) Denmark; (5) Norway; (6) Index