Tours

We do customized group tours and do not have any set departures for individuals to join, except for groups that have organized a tour with us and have space available (see “Join a Tour” below). For sample tours please click on the following:

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National Nordic Museum’s Design Trip: June 24 – July 7, 2024
We’ve done two very successful specialty tours with the National Nordic Museum in Seattle. We’re in the final stages of putting together a Nordic Design tour that will visit Copenhagen, Oslo, Gothenburg, Sweden’s glass country, Stockholm and Helsinki. Hosting the tour will be Eric Nelson, CEO of the National Nordic Museum and University of Washington Professors Terje Leiren and Peter Cohan. More information and booking page here. 

Norway Knitting Tour:  September 26 – October, 4 2024
We have previously done three knitting tours for Battenkill Fibers, Norway in 2017, Denmark in 2019 and the Baltics in 2023. We’re returning to Norway with a completely new tour. We’ll first stay in Oslo with a workshop where we’ll have a behind the scenes visit to the Oslo Opera House, sightseeing and yarn crawls. Then we take the train to Bergen and on to the Solstrand Hotel and Spa for  5 days. From there we’ll make excursions to workshops at the Utne Folk Museum and the Hillesgård yarn factory as well as to Oleana knitwear and time in Bergen to see sights and shop. We’ll have our farewell dinner at the Øvre-Eide Farm. If you would like to get information about this tour, you can sign up for the Battenkill Fibers newsletter by emailing this address

 

INDIVIDUALS

Andrew, the owner of Active Norway Tours, can be booked as a guide in Oslo through Tours By Locals. His full day Oslo Carpe Diem tour will show you most of the city’s sights.

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