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Rick Steves' Scandinavia

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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia.

With this guide, you'll set sail to Europe's most prosperous corner—a smörgåsbord of Viking ships, deep green fjords, stave churches, brooding castles, and colorful farmhouses. Explore the sleek, modern capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, St
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Paperback, 712 pages
Published March 20th 2012 by Avalon Travel Publishing
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Jack Hrkach
Apr 16, 2016 Jack Hrkach rated it liked it
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I just wrote a longish review of the Rough Guide: Norway, so I'll try to kept this short. I will write what I do about any guidebook - that I find Rick Steves and Rough Guides the only really worthwhile series worth looking at before, during and after you travel to a foreign land. Steves packs a lot into this guide, which includes a short-ish section on Tallin Estonia, as it is a short ferry ride from the Eastern-most Scandinavian country, Finland.

I focused on Norway, as I want to do the "Norway
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Kim Lanza
Aug 09, 2014 Kim Lanza rated it it was amazing
Shelves: travel
I can remember the first Rick Steves guide book that I read - it was for a trip to Italy. It opened my eyes to a way of traveling - with a back door philosophy- that has framed my travels ever since. Any time I am traveling to a place he has reviewed, I use his recommendations along with the Lonely Planet guide. It is a killer combo!
Tanya
Dec 03, 2015 Tanya rated it it was amazing
Really helpful for prioritizing what to see among many countries depending on your trip length. Super helpful guides in optimizing time. found tips helpful more so than other R. Steves books. scandinavia felt overwhelming to plan without the book.
Sue
Apr 25, 2013 Sue rated it really liked it
Purchased in preparation for our trip to Scandinavia - especially Norway. It was a good investment. Our trip was a guided tour with free time, so the book wasn't our essential guide, but it was, nevertheless, very helpful to keep us oriented.
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Jan 29, 2016 Herb added it
Reading this guidebook was almost like being there in Scandinavia.
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Jan 11, 2015 Sydney rated it it was amazing
Jag älskar det!!!! En bra bok, jag älskar det så mycket!!!
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Richard "Rick" Steves is an American author and television personality on European travel. He is the host of a public television series, and a public radio travel show, and the author of many travel guidebooks and autobiographies.
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