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Rick Steves Scandinavia

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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia. With this guide, you'll set sail to Europe's most prosperous corner: a smörgåsbord of Viking ships, deep green fjords, stave churches, brooding castles, and colorful farmhouses. Explore the sleek, modern capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, and Tallinn. Cruise through Stockholm's scenic archipelago, and sample the Baltic charms of Tallinn. Delve deep into Norway's scenic Sognefjord and bike through the idyllic Danish countryside on the castaway island of Ærø. And take some time out from sightseeing to get your blood pumping in a steamy Finnish sauna. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll get up-to-date recommendations on what's worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Rick Steves Scandinavia

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Explore Europe's most prosperous corner: a smorgasbord of Viking ships, brooding castles, and emerald fjords. With Rick Steves on your side, Scandinavia can be yours! Inside Rick Steves Scandinavia you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the Tivoli Gardens, the Viking Ship Museum, and Hans Christian Andersen's house, to prehistoric monoliths and sleepy fjord villages How to connect with local culture: Take a dip in the fjords on a summer day, bask in the hygge of a cozy cabin café, grab a picnic of Nordic cheese and smoked fish from a farmers market, and chat with friendly locals over a glass of avkvavit Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax with a cup of coffee Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, phrase books for Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, and Estonian, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 400 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Copenhagen, Roskilde, Æro, Odense, Justland, Oslo, Flåm, Aurland, undredal, Sognejord, Gudbrandsdal Valley, the Jotunheimen Mountains, Bergen, Stavanger, The Setesdal Valley, Kristiansand, Stockholm, Sigtuna, Uppsala, Vaxholm, Grinda, Svartsö, Sandhamn, Växjö, Glass Country, Kalmar, Öland, Helsinki, Tallinn, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Scandinavia. Cruising Scandinavia instead? Try Rick Steves Scandinavian and Northern European Cruise Ports.

Rick Steves Scandinavian Northern European Cruise Ports

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Set sail and dive into Europe's magnificent port cities with Rick Steves Scandinavian & Northern European Cruise Ports! Inside you'll find: Rick's expert advice on making the most of your time on a cruise and fully experiencing each city, with thorough coverage of 18 ports of call Practical travel strategies including how to choose and book your cruise, adjusting to life on board on the ship, saving money, and traveling economically and ethically Self-guided walks and tours of each port city so you can hit the best attractions, sample authentic cuisine, and get to know the culture, even with a short amount of time Essential logistics including step-by-step instructions for arriving at each terminal, getting into town, and finding necessary services like ATMs and pharmacies Rick's reliable tips and candid advice on how to beat the crowds, skip lines, and avoid tourist traps Helpful reference photos throughout and full-color maps of each city Useful tools like mini-phrasebooks, detailed instructions for any visa requirements, hotel and airport recommendations for cruise access cities, and what to do if you miss your ship Full list of coverage: Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, the Port of Gdynia, Gdansk, Sopot, Warnermunde, Rostock, Berlin, Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, the Norwegian Fjords, Flam and the Nutshell, Geirangerfjord, Amsterdam, the Port of Zeebrugge, Bruges, Brussels, Ghent, Southampton, Portsmouth, Dover, Canterbury, London, Le Havre, Honfleur, the D-Day Beaches, Rouen, Paris Maximize your time and savor every moment with Rick's practical tips, thoughtful advice, and reliable expertise. Heading to the Mediterranean? Pick up Rick Steves Mediterranean Cruise Ports.

Rick Steves Scandinavian Northern European Cruise Ports

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You've booked your cruise through Northern Europe: now what? Explore Europe's magnificent port cities with Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports! Rick Steves' expertise on how to have a meaningful cultural experience when you only have a few hours in each city Unlike other cruising guidebooks, Rick focuses on the main attraction: the most beautiful cities in Northern Europe Full coverage of 18 ports of call One-day itineraries for exploring Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Gdansk, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Bruges, Bergen, Stavanger, and the Norwegian Fjords The best of local flavors, haunts, and landmarks from the top sightseeing destinations to hidden gems Rick's reliable tips and candid humorous advice on how to beat the crowds, skip lines, and avoid tourist traps Useful tools including logistics for getting from the cruise terminal to town, overviews of each country, maps, photos, and mini-phrasebooks Travel strategies covering how to choose, book, and plan your trip, as well as how to save time and money on and off the ship Europe's majestic port cities are at your fingertips with Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports. Cruising the Mediterranean? Pick up Rick Steves Mediterranean Cruise Ports! Full list of coverage: Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia; Riga, Latvia; Gdansk, Sopot, and the Port of Gdynia, Poland; Berlin, Warnemünde, and Rostok, Germany; Oslo, Stavanger, Bergen, Flåm, and Geirangerfjord, Norway; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Bruges, Brussels, Zeebrugge, and Ghent, Belgium; London, Southampton, Portsmouth, Dover, and Canterbury, England; Paris, Le Havre, Honfleur, Rouen, and the D-Day Beaches, France

Rick Steves Scandinavia 2004

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Suggests lodging, food, and sightseeing highlights along with travel tips and cultural information

Rick Steves Scandinavia DVD 2000 2009

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This is the only DVD that includes all 4 half-hour Rick Steves' Europe TV shows on Scandinavia — plus several bonus features — produced from 2000 to 2009: Copenhagen; Denmark beyond Copenhagen; Oslo, Bergen and the Fjords; Stockholm and Helsinki; bonus interview, outtakes, the Steves kids in Europe. Running time: 3½ hours.

Rick Steves Scandinavia 2002

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Rick Steves' "Back Door" travel philosophy is for people who want to experience real countries, no matter what their travel budget. This newly updated edition covers Copenhagen, Oslo, the Fjords, Stockholm, and Helsinki. 34 maps. Illustrations.

Rick Steves Snapshot Norway

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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Norway. In this slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scandinavia, you'll get Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the best sights, restaurants, and hotels in Norway. You'll wander through Viking history, explore snowcapped mountains and mighty glaciers, stroll through a lively fish market, and relax in a cozy fjordside hamlet. Rick also covers day trips, scenic drives, and the famed "Norway in a Nutshell" ride, with helpful maps and self-guided tours to keep you on track. You'll learn to travel smart and get around like a local as you explore Oslo, the Sognefjord, Gudbrandsdal Valley, Jotunheimen Mountains, Bergen Stavanger, and more. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Steves Snapshot Norway is truly a tour guide in your pocket. Exploring beyond Norway? Pick up Rick Steves Scandinavia for in-depth coverage, detailed itineraries, and important planning information for a longer trip.

Rick Steves Snapshot Stockholm

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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Stockholm. In this slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scandinavia, you'll get Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the best sights, restaurants, and hotels in Stockholm. You'll sample authentic Swedish meatballs, visit the Skansen open-air folk museum, treat yourself to a Swedish massage, and take a cruise through the stunning archipelago. Rick also covers day trips to nearby destinations like Uppsala, Sandhamn, and Drottningholm Palace, with helpful maps and self-guided tours to keep you on track. You'll learn to travel smart and get around like a local as you explore charming Old Town, atmospheric Gamla Stan, and young, trendy Södermalm. More than just reviews and directions, Rick Steves Snapshot Stockholm is truly a tour guide in your pocket. Exploring beyond Stockholm? Pick up Rick Steves Scandinavia for in-depth coverage, detailed itineraries, and important planning information for a longer trip.

Rick Steves Snapshot Copenhagen the Best of Denmark

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With Rick Steves, Copenhagen and Denmark are yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Scandinavia includes: Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on Copenhagen and Denmark's best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps Top sights and local experiences: Visitthe Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, the Moesgård Museum in Arhus, and the isle of Ærø. Ride the rollercoasters at Tivoli Gardens, eat at one of the best restaurants in the world or grab a snack from a streetside pølsevogn, and toast to the Denmark national football team with a triumphant skål! Helpful maps and self-guided walking tours to keep you on track With selective coverage and Rick's trusted insight into the best things to do and see, Rick Steves Snapshot Copenhagen & the Best of Denmark is truly a tour guide in your pocket. Exploring beyond Denmark? Pick up Rick Steves Scandinavia for comprehensive coverage, detailed itineraries, and essential planning information.