8 days - The Baltics

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STOCKHOLM – RIGA – TALLINN – HELSINKI - STOCKHOLM

 

 

 

This tour takes you on a journey combining the some of the capitals of Scandinavia and capitals of the Baltics. You will have plenty of opportunity to explore the cities and all what they have to offer. The tour can be extended to include Copenhagen and Oslo if you would like to see more of Scandinavia.

 

 

 

Escorted tour dates:

 

July: 6th, 20th

August: 3rd, 17th, 31st

September: 14th

 

 

Day 1 - ARRIVAL TO SWEDEN

 

Welcome to the Kingdom of Sweden

 

Arrival in Stockholm, a city surrounded by almost 30 000 small islands.

 

Rest of the day at leisure - walk along the streets and explore the city of the royal family, and the main Drottninggatan - Queen Street, with many shops, bars and cafes.

 

Overnight in Elite Palace or similar (B)

 

Day 2 - STOCKHOLM - RIGA

 

Breakfast in the hotel

 

Meet your tourleader and a local guide at the reception of your hotel and depart for 3 hrs city sightseeing Stockholm.

 

Stockholm is generally referred to as Beauty on Water, or Venice of the North which is understandable, as the city is built upon 14 islands. It is surrounded by Lake Mälaren, and by the Baltic Sea. City's grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year-old history beautifully.

 

During your sightseeing tour you will visit the Gamla Stan (Old town), where you will be charmed by cobblestone streets, crooked but beautifully preserved buildings, The Royal Palace, gothic churches and excellent cafés, bars, restaurants and Swedish design-ware shops.

 

In the afternoon, transfer to the Stockholm harbour and board your overnight cruise to Riga.

 

 

 

Day 3 - ARRIVAL TO LATVIA

 

 

Breakfast on board

 

Welcome to Latvia and its magnificent capital city Riga

 

Riga is the most exciting city and the largest of the three countries. The merchants of the Hanse there introduced their houses and stone warehouses, the oldest dating from the fifteenth century and the nineteenth century, the city is enriched by Art Nouveau buildings.

 

 

Day 4 - RIGA - TALLINN

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast you will depart towards Tallinn; the capital city of Estonia. Tallinn represents a medieval enclave perched on top of a hill looking overlooking the Baltics. Among the remains of the medieval battlements and towers, dominated by the simple arrows of Protestant churches, the cobbled and narrow streets lead through the city until the old square animated by its restaurants, shops, the passing of the little blue train and horse-drawn carriages.

 

Day 5 - TALLINN - HELSINKI

Breakfast in the hotel

The old town is located in the heart of Tallinn. Divided in two very distinctive parts: Toompea hill and The lower town, centered on Raekoja plats (the Town Hall Square) is still surrounded by a 2,5km-fortified wall. Through the itinerary, you will admire the Orthodox Cathedral Alexander Nevsky and the Toompea castle (home to the Estonian Parliament), The City Hall Square, the house of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, St Olaf and Niguliste churches.

Afternoon departure on a short cruise from Tallinn to Helsinki.

Overnight in Scandic Grand Marina hotel or similar.

Overnight in the Scandic Grand Marina hotel or similar (B)


Day 6 - HELSINKI - STOCKHOLM

Breakfast in the hotel

You will depart on a sightseeing tour of the city of Helsinki. Amongst others, you will see Senaatintori, the Senate square’s, and its magnificent architectural ensemble. Right around the corner near the harbour, you will find the Kauppatori, the picturesque market square, characterised by an abundance of flowers, fruits and busy traders. TheTuomio kirkko (cathedral) is our next stop. It was built in the 19th century and has an impressive copper dome. Concerts are regularly taking place inside. Another church, the Temppeliaukio kirkko is carved into the rock which cause the excellent acoustics. One of the last stops is the Uspenski Cathedral - the Orthodox Cathedral in neo-Byzantine style rears its mighty mass of red brick in the Katajanokka Island.

Late afternoon you will embark upon an overnight cruise to Stockholm.

Overnight on board of the cruise, inside B-class cabin (B)

 

Day 7 - STOCKHOLM

 

Breakfast onboard.

 

Enjoy some last minute shopping for the Viking souvenirs

 

Day at leisure

 

Overnight in Elite Palace or similar (B)

 

 

 

 

Day 8 - FAREWELL

 

Breakfast in the hotel

 

Enjoy some last minute shopping in Stockholm

 

Transfer to the airport on your own

 

Transfers can be also pre-booked in advance

 

 

 

End of our services

 

See you again soon in Scandinavia, Iceland & The Baltics

 

 

 

 

Escorted tour rates NET per person in double/twin in EUR

 

 

 

PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM (from)

740 € pp

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

540 € pp

 

 

 

Our price includes:

 

5 nights in double/twin including breakfast (hotels)

2 nights in inside cabins onboard Tallink Silja Line

Cruise from Riga to Helsinki with Tallink Silja Line (about 2 hours)

Coach Services as mentioned per program

English speaking Escort for the duration of the program (day 2 to day 7)

City sightseeing in Stockholm (3 hours), Riga (2 hours), Tallinn (2 hours) & Helsinki (2 hours)

 

 

 

Our price does not include:

 

Flights

Drinks

Tips

Luggage Handling

Personal Expenses

 

FIT tour dates:

Every Saturday:

First departure date: 8th of June

Last departure date: 21st of September

 

FIT tour rates NET per person in double/twin in EUR

 

PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM (from)

535 € pp

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

535 € pp

 

Our price includes:

5 nights in double/twin including breakfast (hotels)

2 nights in inside cabins onboard Tallink Silja Line

Public coach route ticket from Riga to Tallinn

Cruise from Riga to Helsinki with Tallink Silja Line (about 2 hours)

 

Our price does not include:

Flights

Drinks

Tips

Luggage Handling

Personal Expenses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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