Frommer's Scandinavia

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 14, 2005 - Travel - 634 pages
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You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us!

Turn to Frommer's for complete, up-to-date coverage of Europe's most scenic and unspoiled region. In one easy-to- use guide, you'll find the very best of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland, from city sightseeing to wilderness adventures, fjord cruises, and great small towns.

Loaded with detailed maps and smart tips that help you stretch your dollar and plan your trip more easily, our guide features accommodations for every taste and budget, the best in authentic dining, and terrific shopping finds. We'll take you to Renaissance castles and Viking ruins; outline spectacular driving tours; recommend the best cruises; and cover the best of the magnificent countryside, from dogsledding and reindeer safaris to fishing and hiking in the Land of the Midnight Sun.

  

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Contents

The Best of Denmark
4
Planning Your Trip to Denmark
13
3
24
Orientation
46
Where to Stay
54
4
78
Exploring the Danish Countryside
124
The Best of Norway
165
Shopping
271
Bergen After Dark
273
Side Trips from Bergen
275
Exploring the Norwegian Coast 10 276 11 1 By Coastal Steamer
276
Frommers Favorite Offbeat Adventures
280
Trondheim to Narvik
290
The Best Travel Experiences
308
The Best Active Vacations
309

The Regions in Brief
172
Getting Around
183
Organized Tours
186
Suggested Itineraries
187
Recommended Books
188
Orientation
192
Neighborhoods in Brief
194
Getting Around
196
Oslo
197
Where to Stay
199
Where to Dine
208
Seeing the Sights
219
Frommers Favorite Oslo Experiences
221
Especially for Kids
229
Walking Tours
230
In the Footsteps of Ibsen Munch
233
Organized Tours
236
Active Sports
237
Shopping
239
Oslo After Dark
242
Side Trips from Oslo
247
Orientation
253
Bergen 3 Where to Stay 253
254
Where to Dine
263
Seeing the Sights
265
Outdoor Activities
270
The Best Festivals Special Events
310
The Best Museums
311
The Best Buys
313
The Best Restaurants
314
Introducing Stockholm
335
Exploring Stockholm
366
Along
379
Stockholm After Dark
388
Side Trips from Stockholm
394
15
404
Where to Dine
412
Skåne Including Helsingborg Malmö
425
Exploring the Swedish Countryside
459
18
475
The Best Travel Experiences
487
Planning Your Trip to Finland
495
20
514
Where to Stay
521
Where to Dine
529
Seeing the Sights
540
Denmark in Depth
571
Norway in Depth
580
Sweden Today
588
Finland in Depth
597
Index
605
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About the author (2005)

Coauthors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince have written numerous bestselling Frommer’s guides, notably to England, France, the Caribbean, Italy, and Germany. Porter was bureau chief for the Miami Herald when he was 21, and Prince was formerly with the Paris bureau of The New York Times. They are also the authors of Frommer’s guides to Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.

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