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Whether you want to explore Norway’s fjords and Denmark’s historic sites, shop for innovative Swedish design and eat Nordic cuisine, or soak in an authentic Finnish sauna or Iceland’s geothermal pools, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Scandinavia are here to help! Fodor’s Essential Scandinavia is part of the award-winning Fodor’s Essential series recognized by Booklist as the “Best Travel Guide in 2019.” This guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time.
This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.
Fodor’s Essential Scandinavia includes:
AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do
MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time
MORE THAN 30 DETAILED MAPS to help you navigate confidently
COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust!
UP-TO-DATE and HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS for the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, performing arts, activities, side-trips, and more
PHOTO-FILLED “BEST OF” FEATURES on “Norway’s Natural Wonders,” “Iceland’s Museums,” “Scandinavia’s Fairytale Castles,” “Picture-Perfect Towns Across Scandinavia,” and more
TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS including when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money
SPECIAL FEATURES on “Aurora Borealis 101,” “What to Watch and Read Before You Visit,” and “What to Eat and Drink”
HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, art, architecture, cuisine, music, geography and more
LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems
NORWEGIAN, SWEDISH, DANISH, FINNISH, AND ICELANDIC LANGUAGE PRIMERS with useful words and essential phrases
COVERS: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland
Planning on visiting Germany or Great Britain? Check out Fodor’s Essential Germany and Fodor’s Essential Great Britain.
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*Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.