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Stockholm, Sweden

alleys and squares lined with yellow and
pumpkin-colored buildings (with a stop
to get inspired at the Nobel Museum).
Keep an eye out for the Viking
runestone in the foundation of a Gamla
Stan house.
After your explorations, you can
refuel like a Viking might have at Aifur
Pub & Bar, a Gamla Stan restaurant
focused on the food and culture of the
Vikings. The menu includes venison in
mushroom sauce or mussels boiled in
mead and cream.

Norway

Bergen is Norway's second largest city,
but Bryggen, the historic wharf area,
feels more like a small fishing village. It's
surrounded by seven mountains and
many fjords. Along the wharf, beautifully
preserved colorful wooden buildings
painted in reds, white and yellows, now a
UNESCO World Heritage site, date back
to the 14th century. Today those buildings
beckon visitors into small museums,
restaurants and shops.
At the wharf 's end is Bergen's Fish
Market, with stalls offering fish of
every description, cooked and raw, the
perfect place for a quick lunch. Not
far from the wharf is a group of fineart museums and the Bergen Maritime
Museum, housing a large collection of
ship models and Viking ships.

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Enjoy a ride on the historic Flam
Railway, is often called "a journey of a
lifetime." This short (just over 12 miles)
railway is the steepest standard-gauge
railway in the world, rising in elevation
more than half a mile. It carries passengers
into Norwegian wilderness: past snowcovered peaks and by waterfalls, so close
you'll feel the spray.
Return to urban surroundings in
one of Europe's fastest growing cities:
Oslo's cutting-edge food, fashion and art
scenes buzz. Peer into its past within the
ramparts of the 13th-century Akershus
Fortress, transformed in the 17th century
into a Renaissance palace (it also served at

times as a prison), and the Viking Ship
Museum, which houses three original
Viking ships and many finds from Viking
tombs, including the skeletal remains of
two women buried with one of the ships.
Many of the museum's treasures were
found near the Oslo Fjord, which you
can get a unique perspective on from the
Opera House. The striking architecture
was inspired by glaciers; its geometric white
mass rises just feet from the water's edge.
Climb the sloping roof to the top; looking
out over the water, it's not hard to imagine
the Vikings rowing their great ships away
from these shores and into the open seas.

Akershus Fortress
in Oslo

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Departures
Because Someday
Transatlantic Cruises: The Only Way to Cross
Coasting the Coast
Your Story
Trip Notes
Central Perks
Napa or Sonoma?
Northern Exposure
Agent Spotlight
Mountain Expressions
Cities We Love
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