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Nordic Magnificence

Trip Highlights

Delight in the pleasures of Denmark and Norway on this eight-night journey featuring stays in Copenhagen, Oslo and Bergen, plus a one-night cruise on the North Sea. In Copenhagen, visit the Old Town and Rosenborg Castle, and enjoy the city’s famous architecture during an afternoon canal cruise. An overnight cruise along the coast serves as a prelude to Oslo, which offers an up-close look at ancient Viking ships and the seafaring lifestyle. Thrill to spectacular Nordic scenery as you ride Europe’s highest-altitude train line en route to welcoming Bergen. Discover Bergen’s landmarks including Bryggen, the town’s iconic 12th-century wharf. Visit the country home of composer Edvard Grieg and soak up jaw-dropping scenes of waterfalls and alpine vistas on a train ride from the top of a mountain to the majestic Aurlandsfjord. Join a small group of travelers on this enlightening journey. Enjoy insightful lectures, first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan.


Day 1

Depart gateway city

Day 2

Arrive in Copenhagen

Day 3


Day 4


Day 5

Copenhagen | Embark ferry

Day 6

Disembark ferry | Oslo

Day 7


Day 8

Board train | Bergen

Day 9


Day 10

Board Flåm Railway | Cruising Aurlandsfjord | Bergen

Day 11

Depart for gateway city


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Your Journey

Nordic Magnificence

Meet Your Trip Host

Michael Traugott

Professor Traugott studies the mass media and their impact on politics. This includes research on the use of the media by candidates in their campaigns and its impact on voters, as well as the ways that campaigns are covered and the impact of this coverage on candidates. He has a particular interest in the use of surveys and polls and the way they are used to make news. Right now he is focused on the 2020 Presidential campaign. He is the co-author of The Voter’s Guide to Election Polls, with Paul Lavrakas, now being published in its fifth edition.

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  • Aug. 2–12, 2020
(11 days)
Starting price: $4,495
if booked by 3/10/20 + air + taxes; singles $5,750
Deposit per person: $600
Type: Land

You must be an Alumni Association member to travel with us. Questions? Call Michigan Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064.

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