Most Insight trips already include a host of bonus highlights and comprehensive sightseeing. There may also be an exciting array of Optional Experiences which will turn an already amazing experience into the trip of a lifetime! These are entirely optional and can be booked through your Travel Director/Local Representative at the commencement of your trip. Please note, many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not Insight Vacations.
Prices and availability of Optional Experiences are subject to change.
Let’s travel back in time to the romantic past that still lives in the heart of every Norwegian with this visit to the open air museum in Oslo. See the Norwegian National dress, step into old turf-roofed farmsteads and visit one of the unique and original stave churches.
Adult Price: EUR 37.00
Norwegians Are Born With Skis On Their Feet
Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Oslo ski jump. At 1,400 feet in the air, our Local Expert will share 4,000 years of skiing history with you in this ultra-modern skiing museum.
Adult Price: EUR 43.00
The Flaam Railway
Aboard this iconic rail journey on Europe's steepest regular gauge railway, we'll explore snow-capped mountains and road-less countryside. First the Bergen-Oslo line takes us up to the Flaam train at Myrdal. Then we'll descend slowly through the mountains, with a stop for photos at the thundering waterfall of Kjosfossen. Please Note: This Optional Experience is subject to seasonal availability.
Adult Price: EUR 95.00
Edvard Grieg's Home
Visit Troldhaugen, the idyllic summer home of Edvard Grieg, Norway’s national composer and creator of the famous Peer Gynt music. Situated on a promontory jutting into Lake Nordaas with outstanding views over the water, it offered the composer total tranquillity and inspiration for his music.
Adult Price: EUR 31.00
Danish Family Dinner
Aarhus is situated in the middle of some of the most beautiful farm lands in Denmark. Tonight we'll enjoy a local dinner that incorporates some of the best traditions of Danish cuisine.
Adult Price: EUR 69.00
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Explore life as if you were one of the first humans in the North and get an exciting insight into their harsh way of life. Walk through ancient Aros with a real Viking and meet the Grauballe man, a 2200 year old Dane. “The Wild Side” offers a fascinating look into Danish anthropology.
Adult Price: EUR 42.00
Traditional Danish Happiness
This two part optional experience immerses you into Danish heritage. First we'll stroll around the streets of an old fishing village, famous for its photogenic, historic centre and sailors’ houses. Then, we're off to Tivoli Gardens to enjoy an evening of lights, flowers and sensory delight!
Adult Price: EUR 53.00