Stockholm - Helsinki - Copenhagen - Oslo
Day 1: ARRIVE STOCKHOLM
Arrive Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Transfer to hotel in connection with your flight arrival. Dinner and accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign, a first class hotel centrally located. Your tour escort will meet you at 19.50 hrs in the hotel lobby.
Day 2: STOCKHOLM
After your first Scandinavian buffet breakfast, start of 4 hours guided tour of Stockholm. Famous sights on the tour include the Royal Palace, the Parliament Buildings, the island of Djurgården and the Old Town (Gamla Stan), with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Rooms, where the Nobel Prize Banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm. We can recommend a visit to the impressive Vasa Museum or one of the popular canal tours. Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign. Please note that dinner is not included today because our experience shows that in Stockholm guests prefer to eat out at a restaurant of their own choice. Your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations.
Day 3: STOCKHOLM - HELSINKI
Morning free in Stockholm for exploring this beautiful city, often called the Venice of the North because of its many canals and waterways. We can recommend the 2 hours boat tour “Under the Bridges of Stockholm”. Afternoon coach transfer for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Silja Line. 17.00 hrs: Start of your cruise to Helsinki, sailing slowly through the Stockholm archipelago past numerous small islands. Buffet dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, shops, casino, bars. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/WC. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.
Day 4: HELSINKI - STOCKHOLM
Enjoy your buffet breakfast, as you sail into Helsinki. You retain your cabin on the ship. Morning 3 hours guided tour of the Finnish capital. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenskij Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, New Opera House, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, etc. Afternoon free for shopping or exploring this bustling city on the Baltic. 17.00 hrs: Embarkation on Silja Line ferry for return cruise to Stockholm. 3-course dinner and accommodation on board.
Day 5: STOCKHOLM - COPENHAGEN
After a delicious buffet breakfast on board, arrive back in Stockholm at 09.30 hrs. The tour continues by coach through the pleasant countryside of Southern Sweden to Klarälven near Lake Vättern. Stop for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch continue through the provinces of Småland and Skåne to the city of Malmö. Cross over the new Øresund Bridge to arrive in wonderful Copenhagen during the early evening. Dinner and accommodation at the Admiral Hotel.
Day 6: COPENHAGEN
The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. During the tour you will see the Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace (seat of the Danish Parliament), Hans Christian Andersen’s statue, Gefion Fountain, the old harbour of Nyhavn, the famous Little Mermaid, and many other popular sights. Afternoon free in Copenhagen. We can recommend a tour down the popular pedestrian shopping street – Strøget, or a visit to Rosenborg Palace. Your tour escort will provide you with entrance tickets to Tivoli Gardens. Accommodation at the Admiral Hotel.
Day 7: COPENHAGEN - OSLO
After a tasty Danish buffet breakfast, morning free in Copenhagen for shopping and sightseeing. Afternoon transfer by coach to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo, departing at 17.00 hrs. Enjoy a delicious Scandinavian buffet dinner as you cruise gently up the Kattegat on your way to Oslo. There is dancing and entertainment on board, or you may prefer to sit out on deck and watch the sunset. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.
Day 8: OSLO
Scandinavian buffet breakfast is being served on board, as you sail up the exciting Oslo Fjord to reach the Norwegian capital at 09.30 hrs. After disembarkation, this morning’s 3 hours guided tour of Oslo takes you to see the world-famous Viking Ships, the Polar Exploration ship Fram, the amazing Vigeland Sculpture Park and other famous sights. Afternoon free in Oslo. We can recommend a visit to the Munch Museum or a stroll along the Karl Johan shopping boulevard. Dinner and accommodation at the Radisson BLU Plaza hotel, centrally located close to Karl Johan shopping boulevard and Royal Palace.
Day 9: OSLO DEPARTURE
Guests on the Four Capitals Tour have transfer to Oslo Gardermoen Airport to coincide with individual flight departures.
TRIP DETAILS AT-A-GLANCE
9 days / 8 nights
July 01 - 09, 2014
July 08 - 16, 2014
July 15 - 23, 2014
July 22 - 30, 2014
July 29 - August 06, 2014
August 05 - 13, 2014
5 nights accommodation
Centrally located first class hotels
3-course dinner per itinerary
Daily Scandinavian buffet breakfast in
1 lunch on day 5
4 hours guided tour of Stockholm, 3 hours Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki, incl. all entrances.
Baltic Cruise Stockholm – Helsinki - Stockholm, incl. 2 nights in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC, 2 dinners and 2 buffet breakfasts
Overnight cruise Copenhagen - Oslo, incl. accommodation in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC, buffet dinner and buffet breakfast
Entrance to Tivoli Garden on day 6
All visits as mentioned in itinerary
Luggage assistance at all hotels
Professional tour escort throughout
Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbel ts
Transfers airport/hotel on first and last days to coincide with individual flight times
RATES PER PERSON:
$2,629.00 (double occupancy)
$988.00 (single occupancy)