Any tips for Scandinavia?

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  1. Jac Sprat

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    We are considering having a look maybe at all 5 Scandinavian countries in May / June / July. Any thoughts or suggestions? We'll be taking on a bit of skiing along the
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    Either go from Newcastle to Bergen
    Or Harwich to Esbjerg
    Or the Germany connection
    Any ideas whatsoever appreciated.
     
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    Take plenty of money and enjoy yourself
     
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  3. Jac Sprat

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    Yes been reading blogs about taking loads of booze and flour to make our own bread!!
     
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    You do realise neither of these routes operate anymore - so you'll be flying?;)
     
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    Really? No I didn't know
    Where can we get a ferry then?
     
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    Ferry Newcastle to Amsterdam and travel northwards?
     
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    Danish missus so we now have to follow this route, its not bad if you have time and has given us an appreciation of Germany.
     
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    Fairly good value too
     
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    Yeah, wrap up warm. ::bigsmile:
     
  10. Jac Sprat

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    Quite happy to go through Germany
     
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    Learn what some foods are on menus, and steer clear of Smalahove in Norway!
     
  12. Jac Sprat

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    Any must see places?
     
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    We're setting off June 1st to travel through Germany, ferry to Denmark then Sweden, Norway, Finland and return, allowing 6 weeks. Might see you along the way?
     
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    Great
    we'll be behind you so post your recommendations
     
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    We sailing hull to Rotterdam on June 6th for 4 weeks. Planning on driving to Germany , then sailing into Sweden. Camping near Malmö , and then getting the train into Copenhagen , as crossing the bridges seem really expensive .
    After this we have no idea, maybe travel to northern Norway, or travel around the Baltic through Finland , Latvia, Estonia etc....who knows !!!
     
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    We did similar in 2014, Newcastle to Amsterdam then drove to Travmunde where we spent a lovely evening before catching the ferry next morning. We then spent the night in Malmo before catching train to Copenhagen.
    We then drove up the west coast of Sweden into Norway and up to Flam before heading back to Oslo and then ferry to top of Denmark
     
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    Took the van on the train in Malmo?
     
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    Reading your blog Robert very interesting
    Can you confirm you can drive your van into the train /tram?
     
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    Read in Go Motorhoming Europe (book) that you can get ferries via Shetland and Faroe Islands to Iceland. Has anyone done this and would it work out way costlier than going via Germany Denmark etc? Any idea of the ferry cost from Iceland to Norway?
    Being lazy as I can google it but wondered if anyone had done it?
     
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