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6 Ways to Experience the Best of Scandinavia by Rail

6 Ways to Experience the Best of Scandinavia by Rail

Copenhagen / Denmark / Norway / Oslo / Stockholm / Sweden | April 30, 2018

From the breathtaking fjords of Norway, through impressive, sweeping mountain passes and between the lively capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, Scandinavia by train is at once relaxing, reliable and incredibly beautiful. Scenic rail lines, like the Flam Railway in Norway, transport visitors to otherworldly landscapes at breathtaking heights, while high-speed, intercity trains move travelers from city center to city center quickly and comfortably.

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Scandinavia: 3 Counties, 1 Day

Copenhagen / Denmark / Gothenburg / Sweden | September 8, 2014

After one beautiful full day enjoying everything Copenhagen has to offer, it was time to start the next stage of our Scandinavian adventure. After a short walk we arrived at the civilized Copenhagen station and we boarded our train to Gothenburg. Not long after leaving Copenhagen we came to the famous Oresund Bridge which connects Denmark and Sweden.

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Where the Vikings Live

Finland / Helsinki / Stockholm / Sweden | May 8, 2013

Even if many of my relatives live there – all I know of Scandinavia is based on the tales and myths of my childhood. So when I took off to Stockholm and Helsinki, I had pictures of Pippi Longstocking, Moomins and fierce Vikings in my mind. Going on a plane never sounded good to me – not just because I’m a Railbooker. Getting up at 5 am did not make it better.

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London to Lahti (and some other cities)

Copenhagen / Denmark / Finland / Germany / Hamburg / Lahti / Stockholm / Sweden | April 4, 2012

I flew to Helsinki-Vantaa on a British Airways flight from London Heathrow. It took me 3 hours to get from rainy London to cold and snowy Finland. I had a lovely and traditional Finnish Christmas in Lahti with my family and friends. Lahti is my hometown as well as the home of Finland’s greatest footballer of all time, Jari Litmanen.

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