The Goose of Honor -- The tip of the Scandinavian peninsula was where Selma Lagerlöf's The Wonderful Adventures of Nils began. This story, translated into every major language, tells of a hero who travels on the back of a wild goose. In reality, however, the web-footed, flat-billed, large-bodied geese of Skåne are tame and never travel far from home. No doubt they regret this on November 10, when Scanians celebrate the almost-sacred bird with a gargantuan dinner -- one enjoyed by everyone but the geese.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.