Nordic city breaks

The Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland are bursting with fascinating city break destinations. Snuggle up with some Hyyge in winter, or explore the outdoor culture during the summer months. 

Reykjavik Oslo Stockholm Helsinki Copenhagen Gothenburg

Holidays and hotels

Hand-picked deals we've found from around the web
£169pp | Gothenburg Christmas market breaks

Flights • 2-nights • December

British Airways

£129pp | Stockholm Christmas market breaks

2-nights • December

British Airways

£229pp | Discover the magical Northern Lights in Iceland

Accommodation only • Flights • 3-nights • February

Hays Travel

£551pp | 3* Reykjavik break w/flights

Breakfast • Flights • 3-nights • December 2019


Win an incredible Panorama Glass Lodge stay for two in Iceland

Closing date: 21st October 2019

Ted Baker

£400pp | 3* Icelandic escape

Accommodation only • Flights • 3-nights • November


£247pp | 4* Copenhagen escape

Breakfast • Flights • 3-nights


£372pp | 3* Reykjavik holiday

Accommodation only • Flights


£408pp | 3* Reykjavik escape

Breakfast • Flights


£949pp | Norway: Vision of the Fjords tour

Breakfast • Flights • 6-nights


Updated 12th September 2018

Norway. Vast pine forests, stunningly beautiful fjords, clear air and prosperous people. It's a winter wonderland and a summertime adventure playground. But if you're anything like me, Oslo has never featured especially highly on your...

Updated 28th August 2018

Denmark and its capital hold the dubious honour of being touted as the happiest places on the planet. A 3-night break is a perfect amount of time to get to grips with the city and work out whether you agree. When to go? Pretty much any time from sunny, breezy spring through to hygge-inducing autumn and twinkly, tasteful Christmas. The largest crowds and the best festivals are in July and August, but this also brings the highest costs/rates. Temperatures rarely reach the...

24th August 2018

I recently had the opportunity to fly to Copenhagen with British Airways on a Club Europe ticket - the airline’s...

18th June 2019

Copenhagen is one of Europe’s most liveable and also one of its most expensive cities. The Danish capital benefits...

Updated 27th November 2018

Holiday Extras are doing a good series of YouTube destination guides. This one covers Copenhagen. I travelled to the...

Updated 12th September 2018

It's Chriiiiiiiiiiistmmaaaaaaaaasss!! Well, no actually, it isn't. But if you could see my inbox - full up with countless snowy and festive wintery travel deals - you'd definitely think it was close. September is clearly the month for change: hazy sunshiney memories begin to take a backseat, superseded by thoughts of wintery getaways.With all this in mind, and added to the fact it's often more advantageous to beat the rush and book your Chrimbo break early, we're celebrating...

Updated 7th September 2017

If you wait until the last minute, flights can get really expensive, but plan ahead and book smart and you can really reap the rewards. Regardless of whether you’re flexible or looking for specific dates and destinations, these helpful hints will...

Updated 30th January 2018

As with most things in Britain post-EU referendum, it’s just been announced that the cost of a British passport is...

Updated 18th April 2018

Oh, mon Dieu!  It's "baguettes at dawn" as the row between the city of Paris and online home rental company...