Wings Over Northern Europe (2022)

Experience historic, cultural and natural splendours across England, Iceland, Germany and Sweden, travelling in comfort between destinations by privately chartered air, as you visit a private farm that raises Icelandic horses, and enjoy special private access to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm.

Journey Overview

Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.

Experience historic, cultural and natural splendours across England, Iceland, Germany and Sweden, travelling in comfort between destinations by privately chartered air, as you visit a private farm that raises Icelandic horses, and enjoy special private access to the Vasa Museum in Stockholm.

Journey Highlights

  • Discover the diverse appeal of northern Europe, travelling in comfort and style between destinations aboard privately chartered flights
  • Learn about and ride Icelandic horses on an exclusive visit to a private farm
  • Explore London like a local, taking a ferry across the Thames, exploring Southwark’s Borough Market and the river’s South Bank
  • Enjoy evening access to the striking Reichstag Dome, indulging in a private dinner and drinks in this iconic location
  • Delve into Swedish culture with special after-hours visits to the Vasa Museum as well as ABBA The Museum
  • Spend the day privately cruising on a vintage steamship through the Stockholm Archipelago, enjoying lunch on board
  • Experience a day in London your way, with a choice of A&K’s Design Your Day options
Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive London, United Kingdom

Arrive in London, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a welcome dinner in the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant.
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square | Meals: D

Day 2: London | Local Sights & Culinary Delights

Explore the Household Cavalry Museum and enjoy an escorted viewing of the daily Mounted Guard Change. Then, stroll to Westminster Pier, passing Downing Street, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben along the way. Board a ferry to the Bankside Pier to sample delicacies at the Borough Market on a foodie walk. And ascend the Shard, with fast-track entry and a glass of Champagne before dinner.
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square | Meals: BD

Day 3: London | Design Your Day

Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.

  • Visit Majestic Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of England’s beloved Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Explore the Royal Horticultural Society Home Garden at Wisley with its formal and model gardens, laboratory and arboretum.
  • Savour a Gin-Focused Walking Tour through the neighbourhoods of old London, stopping for tastings of the “white satin.”
  • Bike Through London on an Active, Guided Excursion, peddling past Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.

All choices include a traditional Sunday pub lunch.
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square | Meals: BL

Day 4: Reykjavik, Iceland | Local Culture & Cuisine

Fly by private aircraft to Reykjavik, the cultured coastal capital of Iceland, where you have lunch upon arrival. Then, explore the city, viewing Hallgrimskirkja church, the Harpa performance centre and Iceland’s parliament building. Later, roam through the National Museum of Iceland to learn how this island nation was built. Tonight, dine on Icelandic cuisine.
Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel | Meals: BLD

Day 5: South Iceland | Private Horse Farm Visit

Drive along Iceland’s scenic south shore, en route to a private farm that specializes in the famed Icelandic horse. This small native breed has two more gaits (such as a trot, canter or gallop) than most horses — the smooth-riding tolt and the speedy skeio. Learn about day-to-day life here, ride the horses if you wish and join your host family in their home for a bountiful farm lunch on this exclusive experience. Return to Reykjavik, stopping to view waterfalls and stunning black-sand beaches as you go.
Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel | Meals: BL

Day 6: Reykjavik & Berlin, Germany | The Blue Lagoon

Experience the Retreat, an exclusive enclave on the edge of the famed Blue Lagoon. Bathe in the thermal waters, just relax or take advantage of the many available treatments. After a relaxing lunch, depart by private charter air to Berlin, Germany. Check in to your hotel upon arrival. Later, enjoy independent reservations for dining, arranged by A&K.
Hotel de Rome | Meals: BLD

Day 7: Berlin | Exploring the Historic City

Start your visit of Germany’s capital with a morning city tour, viewing historic sights such as Potsdamer Platz, Topography of Terror and Checkpoint Charlie. Your afternoon and evening are at leisure. Relax or explore on your own with a pass arranged by A&K that allows you entry into many of the city’s major museums, such as the Pergamon Museum or the Jewish Museum.
Hotel de Rome | Meals: B

Day 8: Berlin | Exploring Potsdam

Drive to Potsdam to view the Glienicke Bridge, site of Cold War spy exchanges. Explore Sanssouci Palace, visit a former KGB prison and enjoy a guided tour of Cecilienhof Palace, site of the historic Potsdam Conference attended by Harry S. Truman, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Savour a Scenic Sundowner before gathering for dinner in the German Reichstag (Parliament).
Hotel de Rome | Meals: BLD

Day 9: Stockholm, Sweden | Sunken Warship

Relax with time at leisure this morning before you fly by private charter to Stockholm and check in to your hotel. Later, enjoy a private after-hours reception and tour at the Vasa Museum, before strolling the cobbled streets of historic Gamla Stan to a local restaurant.
Grand Hôtel | Meals: BD

Day 10: Stockholm | Sparkling Archipelago

Today, embark on a vintage steamship chartered exclusively for your group for a leisurely cruise among the 30,000 islands of the Stockholm Archipelago, with lunch on board. Return to the city for a private after-hours experience at ABBA The Museum, before an evening at leisure.
Grand Hôtel | Meals: BL

Day 11: Stockholm | Nobel Grandeur

This morning, join a local expert for an introduction to Stockholm's highlights. Visit the City Hall, where the annual Nobel Prize gala takes place. Later, have your own Nobel experience as you tour the Nobel Museum after hours, followed by the opportunity to be the guests of honour at your own Gala Dinner. Enjoy a picture-perfect replica of a real Nobel banquet, from the menu and wines right down to the china and silver — an unforgettable capstone to your European adventure.
Grand Hôtel | Meals: BD

Day 12: Depart Stockholm

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your departing flight.
Meals: B

Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.
First group event: welcome briefing at 6:00 p.m. on Day 1.
Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 11.

Flight Details:
London–Reykjavik (2 hrs 55 min)
Reykjavik–Berlin (3 hrs 25 min)
Berlin–Stockholm (1 hr 45 min)

Aircraft: Bombardier Challenger 850 or comparable (Aircraft and seating configuration subject to change)

Note: Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination is required for this program.

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Preferred Accommodation

Preferred Accommodation

This journey features the following Preferred Accommodations:

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Wings Over Northern Europe (2022)

This city-centre hotel has a history that is part of Reykjavík’s rich fabric. The building was a department store in the 1900s, run by Co... Read more

Rocco Forte, Hotel de Rome, Berlin

Wings Over Northern Europe (2022)

Sitting on one of the most important squares in former East Berlin, Hotel de Rome was originally built in 1889 as the headquarters of the... Read more

Grand Hotel Stockholm

Wings Over Northern Europe (2022)

Grand Hotel is one of Scandinavia's leading hotels and a landmark in the centre of Sweden's capital city. Opened in 1874, the hotel boast... Read more

Dates & Prices

Journey Dates & Prices

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy

Sep 2, 2022 - Sep 13, 2022
Price AU$43,235pp Single Supplement AU$6,210 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Notes:

Availability shown here is updated weekly and indicative only. Availability on any product or journey shown here is not specific to a category of travel and may not denote availability at the cheapest ‘From’ price. For real time availability, talk to your travel agent or call Abercrombie & Kent on 1300 851 800.

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