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    Separate short self drive independent tours of well known Scandinavian fun parks.

    Based on our own travels with kids, we have created some unique family itineraries, most are local treasures not well known outside Scandinavia. These can be combined with each other or booked individually.

    Liseberg, Moomiland, Hunderfossen or Astrid Lindgren World are all wonderful places to visit and combine with other Scandinavian adventures.

    Not to mention Denmark's LEGOLAND independent self-drive tour.

    These are seperate short self-drives that we can custom-make for your family.

    Days 1 - 4
    Moominworld - Finland
    Days 5 - 8
    Astrid Lindgren World, Sweden
    Days 9 - 11
    Legoland, Denmark
    Days 12 - 15
    Trolls at Hunderfossen Family Park, Oslo
    Days 16 - 19
    Liseberg, Sweden
    Countries Visited
    Duration
    19 Days
    Type
    Touring
    Suitability
    Easy independent family self-drive holiday
    Code
    SFFP01

    Details

    Transportation

    Car hire

    Included
    • Family friendly accommodation on location, often in theme rooms
    • Car hire for the full number of days (as per program)
    • Family size car with CDW & unlimited mileage
    • Park entrance/fee (rides and activities inside the park may be additional)
    Not Included

    Itinerary

    Days 1 - 4 - Moominworld - Finland

    For over 20 years, Finns and Moomin fans from all over the world have come to Finland to visit the spiritual home of Tove Jansson’s creation, the Moomin Troll. Originally published in Swedish, the Moomin are a family of trolls with large snouts, living in the forests of Finland. Kids all over Nordic countries read of the Moomin growing up and it has a cult following all around the world. Moomin world, located on island of Kailo, not far from the city of Turku in Finland, is a fantastic destination for a family with kids from very young to early teenagers. It’s a beautiful part of Finland and there are lots of other activities near by, such as the adventure island of Väski. Moominworld is open from mid June to mid August.

    Day 1: Pick up your car in Helsinki and drive to Turku (approx 170km, 3-4 hour drive including breaks). Check into your hotel in Turku, the oldest city in Finland. Make sure you go for a walk around this picturesque and historic town.

    Day 2: After breakfast, drive to Moominworld (approx 15 km, 25 minute drive ) a day totally dedicated to some family fun!

    Day 3: Consider visiting the adventure island of Väski or MCC action park for some slope racing, the Finns know their rally so what better place to learn...

    Day 4: Leave Turku to continue your trip in Finland or catch the boat over to Stockholm, Sweden.

    Meals
    3 Breakfasts
    Accommodation
    Turku hotel (Day 1) and Moominworld hotel (Day 2 & 3) - this can be arranged according to your families needs.

    Days 5 - 8 - Astrid Lindgren World, Sweden

    Probably the best known fictional character from Sweden would be Pippi Longstocking, dreamt up by one of Sweden’s national treasures, Astrid Lindgren. Astrid Lindgren’s World in Vimmerby, Småland pays tribute to all the characters that Scandinavian kids grow up with, such as the Brothers Lionheart, Ronja the robbers daughter, Emil, Karlsson on the roof and, of course, Pippi. This is a truly beautiful experience with so much to see and do.
    The fact that it is located in one of the most picturesque areas of Sweden, certainly doesn’t hurt.

    Day 1: Vimmerby is almost half way between Gothenburg, Stockholm and Copenhagen. Depending on which city you come from, you would pick up your car today and spend a leisurely day driving, with plenty of breaks to enjoy the countryside.

    Day 2: Enjoy Astrid Lindgren World for the whole day. Meet the characters, explore the park and boost your energy levels with some great local food for kids and adults.

    Day 3: Depending on your schedule, go for a wander along Vimmerby. Dating back to the 14th century, the narrow streets and wooden buildings are a sight to see. You can continue getting to know Astrid Lindgren and visit some of the sights used in the many movies and tv series from her books.

    Day 4: Depart Vimmerby.

    Please note that Astrid Lindgren World has a variety of summer opening hours.

    Accommodation
    Astrid Lindgren World Hotel

    Days 9 - 11 - Legoland, Denmark

    Few of us have not encountered the Danish invention of Lego in some shape or form during our childhood. And if you had to pick one Legoland park, then the Danish one at Billund would be the one not to miss. For those of us that spent our weekends and holidays building Lego as children, a Lego theme park is a dream come true - it's hard to say who will have more fun here, the kids or the parents.
    These days, the board games, computer games, clubs and exhibitions all contribute to making Lego bigger better and even more fun. This is another one the kids will thank you for.

    Day 1: Pick up your rental car in Copenhagen (it is also possible to fly to Billund)

    Day 2: Spend all day at Legoland in Billund.

    Day 3: Depart Billund

    Drive back to Copenhagen or continue your holiday in Denmark. Note, there are 2 day tours of the Lego factory in Billund published every year. They are extremely popular and only published on Lego.com. They book out very quickly but if you are lucky enough to secure the inside tour, rest assure we can help you with your other arrangements.

    Accommodation
    Legoland Hotel

    Days 12 - 15 - Trolls at Hunderfossen Family Park, Oslo

    ONCE UPON A TIME.....in a country far far away, people lived their busy lives and had almost forgotten about the existence of trolls and other fairy tale creatures. But it was not lost... Because in the land of Norway, in the kingdom of Hunderfossen Family Park, the fairy tales survived and lived on. Guarded by a 14 meter high troll, and behind the gates of the 37 meter tall fairy tale castle, the treasure of the Norwegian folk stories is kept safe in Hunderfossen Family Park. Step inside and be a part of the fairy tales yourself. In the unique and mysterious atmosphere of Hunderfossen Family Park you will meet the prince and the princess, the King and the Queen, trolls and many other odd characters from the old Norwegian folk stories.

    From trolls to gokarts to a fairy tale castle, make this part of your family holiday to Norway!

    Day 1: Pick up your rental car in Oslo and drive up to Lillehammer (approx 190km, 3 hours with breaks). Check in to your hotel. Go for a walk around this pretty town that hosted the winter olympics in 1994.
    Day 2: Enjoy family day at Hunderfossen.
    Day 3: Visit Lilleputthammer (miniature town) or the Hunderfossen kids farm, featuring Norwegian farm animals.
    Day 4: Depart Lillehammer back to Oslo or continue your holiday through Scandinavia.

    Accommodation
    Family accommodation near Hunderfossen.

    Days 16 - 19 - Liseberg, Sweden

    Liseberg is the dream weekend get away for every small and big kid in Sweden. 36 rides and attractions in the middle of Gothenburg, it is easy to spend a couple of days here. The Lisebergsbanana roller coaster, built on the mountain side and one of the highest and fastest roller coasters in Europe, logs on water that reach speeds of up to 60 km/h, Europe’s tallest free fall attraction, AtmosFear, not to mention plenty of rides for younger kids as well…this is one holiday your kids will never stop talking about. The very fact that Liseberg is located in Sweden’s second largest city, is the perfect excuse to have a good look around the wide boulevards, markets and harbour of Gothenburg.

    Day 1: Arrive Gothenburg, check in to your hotel. Go for a wander along Avenyn (the avenue), go on a river cruise along the canals and in to the harbour, or head out of town to Älvsborgs fortress..

    Day 2: Enjoy the whole day at Liseberg, jam packed with attractions and fun for the whole family.

    Day 3: There’s a pretty good chance that you want to return to Liseberg today, but if not, rest assure that Gothenburg has plenty more to offer. Perhaps send Mum off shopping, what better place to pick up some local designs from local labels Velour and Acne Jeans.

    Day 4: Gothenburg is so central, head off to Oslo, Stockholm & Copenhagen…

    Accommodation
    Family accommodation in town.

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