Lifestyle in Scandinavia

The lifestyle in Scandinavia is world-famous, with people in the region being named the happiest on the planet. So we completely understand why you’d want to visit, and that’s why we love showing people our beloved capitals.

So, what’s so great about living in Scandinavia?

Uh, pretty much everything! Scandinavians are known for their friendly, easy-going nature … and their love of nature! With fresh air, mountains, fjords, lakes, beaches, and dense forests surrounding the cities kept clean by proud citizens, you’ll return home with a few Scandic ideas to integrate into your life.

Once a great world super-power, Sweden is much more relaxed these days. People are well known for working hard, including putting effort into feeling chilled, with family being an important consideration of daily life. In Stockholm, you’ll see what we mean; a vibrant, urban landscape with plenty of green space and the blue waters to ensure citizens and visitors always feel connected to nature. It also explains why Swedes are so environmentally-focussed. One pastime you can enjoy is Fika – the Swedish ‘hobby’ of having a coffee and something to eat, like a delicious pastry. So Swedes know how to indulge…but in moderation! Indeed ‘Lagom’ is a common term, meaning ‘the right balance’ and many people in Sweden naturally have this balanced way of viewing the world. Though if you’re visiting, indulge away! Leave the balance to those who live in Sweden.

The balance of working hard and loving nature is a part of the lifestyle in Scandinavia you feel in Oslo too. This Fjord City has the inland ocean waves to the South with gorgeous green hills and forests surrounding the urban area. With 55 parks in the city itself, you’re never more than a ten-minute walk to a place of nature, wherever you live or are staying. A relatively newly sovereign country – only fully independent since 1905 – Norwegians are known for their sense of taking care of one another. In this social-democracy, the infrastructure, including the education system and public transport, as well as the general sense of supportive community, can be felt and seen. So much so that you can easily flow around the city feeling Oslo is more a small town than the capital of Norway. Seeing the locals care for their fellow Norwegians and the place they live in makes for a lovely warm vibe – even in the coldest of Norwegian winters!

Last, and by no means least, Copenhagen is the capital of contentment, with Denmark often topping the list of the happiest countries in the world! A spirit of fairness, equality and a strong sense of collective social responsibility exists in Denmark. With a general sense of trust in its government (wait…WHAT?!) there are attitudes in Denmark that value self-respect..such as you NEVER work on weekends! Though we do, but only so you don’t miss the opportunity to see this great city. Danes know how to relax and take care of themselves; swimming in the capital’s harbour or visiting one of the many beaches along the coast. They’re also particularly indulgent in their meat, confectionery, beer and coffee consumption…all part of the good life you can get a slice of when you visit too!

Discover the lifestyle in Scandinavia by joining us for our many tours in the capitals of Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen.

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Oslo & Norsk Folkmuseum

Oslo 3h 0m- 4h 0m 1 - 35 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

The journey from the modern city to the old town to the countryside, all in one day. How? Immerse yourself in the history, culture and customs of Norway on our Oslo & Norsk Folkemuseum Private Walking Tour and channel your inner Norwegian!

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Oslo From Coastline to City

Oslo 4h 0m 1 - 35 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

It’s easy to journey from Oslo’s coastline to city, being built on the Oslo Fjord. This adventure walks us through the city centre and aboard a sightseeing boat, providing us with stunning views of the city and fjord.

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Oslo On Wheels

Oslo 2h 0m 1 - 35 Multiple languages

Beep, beep! Your private vehicle is here to show you Oslo on Wheels. From the comfort of your vehicle enjoy a scenic drive of Oslo. The city center, astonishing parks, unique museums and photo stops are waiting… are you ready?

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Oslo’s Amazing Architecture

Oslo 2h 0m- 3h 0m 1 - 30 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

Oslo’s architecture scene is nothing short of amazing! On our private walking tour of Oslo’s Amazing Architecture we’ll dive into its rich history and discover works displaying how old and new styles are seamlessly intertwined.

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The Grand Oslo

Oslo 5h 0m 1-35 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

Want to see all that Oslo has to offer? Look no further! The Grand Oslo gives you the Viking Ship Museum, Vigeland Park, a photo stop at Holmenkollen Ski Jump and a drive of the city, all in one tour. What more could you want?

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Artistic Oslo: A Gallery of Public Art

Oslo 2h 0m 1-30 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

Did you know that Oslo is decorated in art? Why? Our Artistic Oslo: A Gallery of Public Art uncovers Norway’s unique art history while strolling through the city centre. Together we’ll discover why and what is on display.

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Ekeberg Park & Grünerløkka

Oslo 5h 0m 1-30 Multiple languages

Trek through scenic meadows and woodlands to hunt for installations by some of the most famous artists of the world, soak up the fantastic view of Oslo city centre, call for spring and take in the bohemian neighbourhood of Oslo.

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Taste of Oslo Food Tour

Oslo 3h 30m 1-12 English

Small group tour & private tour options available

Aqvavit, salmon, brown cheese – can you feel your tastebuds watering? Yes? That’s the idea! On our Taste of Oslo Food Tour, we’ll satiate your tastebuds in search of some Norwegian flavours alongside some city sightseeing.

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Cultural Christianshavn

Copenhagen 1h 30m 1-30 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

COPENHAGEN. 1.5hrs. Skip across the harbour to the former merchant town turned city district, Christianshavn. Idyllic canals, splashes of colour and alternative lifestyle await you on our walking tour Cultural Christianshavn, so let’s go!

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Copenhagen from Land to Sea

Copenhagen 4h 0m 1 - 30 Multiple languages

COPENHAGEN. 4hrs. Copenhagen is full of sights and delights, including mermaids, castles, and canals. On our Copenhagen From Land to Sea we “sea” them all. Join us on this city centre walking tour combined with a small-group canal cruise.

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Copenhagen’s Amazing Architecture

Copenhagen 3h 0m 1 - 30 Multiple languages

Copenhagen. 3hrs. From Renaissance-style to bold contemporary design, Copenhagen has it all! Our Copenhagen’s Amazing Architecture Private Walking Tour shows you just how varied Danish architecture can be. Join us for all there is to see!

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Copenhagen's Old Town & City Hall

Copenhagen 3h 0m 1 - 35 Multiple languages

COPENHAGEN. 3hrs. City discovery topped with an icon site, what more do you need? On our Copenhagen’s Old Town & City Hall Private Walking Tour, we’ll give you tales of fire, politics, royalty and a visit to the Copenhagen City Hall.

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Multicultural Nørrebro

Copenhagen 2h 0m 1 - 30 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

Are you looking for a local experience? We can help! Our tour Multicultural Nørrebro Private Walking Tour we take you off the beaten path to one of Copenhagen’s most popular districts. Hip shops, cool bars and diversity await!

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Copenhagen Beer, Bites & Blasts from the Past

Copenhagen 2h 0m 1-12 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

Do you know which brewery stands behind the phrase; “Probably the best beer in the world”? Yes! No? Our tour Copenhagen Beers, Bites & Blast from Past explores Danish Beer culture and the hip district of Vesterbro. We promise it’s worth it!

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The Grand Copenhagen

Copenhagen 360h 0m 1-35 Multiple languages

Copenhagen. 6hrs. Looking for an all-in-one Copenhagen experience? The Grand Copenhagen Private Driving Tour is it. Canal cruise, a view of the city from above, a Renaissance castle, scenic drive and photo stop – we’ll see it all!

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Copenhagen & Frilandsmuseet

Copenhagen 4h 0m 1-35 Multiple languages

COPENHAGEN. 4hrs. Travel from the city to the countryside, all in one day. Why? To explore the cultural heritage of the Danes, their culture and customs, including the term Hygge, on this Copenhagen & Frilandsmuseet Private Driving Tour.

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Copenhagen on Wheels

Copenhagen 2h 0m 1-35 Multiple languages

COPENHAGEN. 2hrs. Honk, honk! Board your private vehicle for a scenic drive of Copenhagen on Wheels. Comfortably seated, take in the city centre, harbourfront, grand museums and pause for a photo stop or two. The city is ready… are you?

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Complete Copenhagen

Copenhagen 3h 0m 1-12 Multiple languages

Small group tour & private tour options available

COPENHAGEN. 3hrs. When in Denmark, do as the Danes… grab a bike and hit the bicycle paths! Diverse neighbourhoods, favourite selfie spots, this is Complete Copenhagen by Bike, where we’ll show you the beautiful Danish capital, local style.

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