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Baltic Sea and its Capitals

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 1,060.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,575.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 25, 2022 - Jul 02, 2022 
Jul 16, 2022 - Jul 23, 2022 
Jul 30, 2022 - Aug 06, 2022 
Aug 20, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 
Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 17, 2022 

Hotels:

Stockholm - Best Western Plus Time Hotel or similar
Helsinki - Scandic Grand Marina hotel or similar
Riga - SemaraH Hotel Metropole
Tallinn - Park Inn by Radisson or similar

 

Included:

❖ 5 overnights in the mentioned hotel or similar, with breakfast
❖ 2 overnights on board of a cruise, inside cabins, twin bed, with breakfast
❖ Coach at disposal for sightseeing
❖ Transfer from a hotel in Stockholm to the cruise terminal
❖ Transfer from Riga to Tallinn
❖ Transfer from a hotel in Tallinn o the cruise terminal
❖ Cruise from Tallinn to Helsinki (2 hrs.)
❖ Transfer from cruise terminal to a hotel in Helsinki
❖ Transfer from a hotel in Helsinki to the cruise terminal
❖ Transfer from the cruise terminal to a hotel in Stockholm
❖ English speaking escort
❖ City tour with a local guide - 3 hrs in Stockholm
❖ City tour with a local guide - 3 hrs in Riga
❖ City tour with a local guide -3 hrs in Tallinn
❖ City tour with a local guide - 2 hrs in Helsinki

 

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN EUR:

❖ Airport transfer in Stockholm (min 2 pax) - 50EUR 
❖ Upgrade to A-class cabin (both cruises: Stockholm to Riga & Helsinki – Stockholm) - 70EUR
❖ Stockholm Canal Cruise – Under the Bridges Tours - 10EUR
❖ Visit to the Magic Ice Bar in Stockholm - 27EUR
❖ Lunch cruise to the Drottningholm Palace – return boat tour & entrance to the palace (12:00 departure from STO, lunch on board – return cruise at 15:00) - 65EUR

Itinerary:

This tour takes you on a journey combining the Baltic Sea cruise and some of the Scandinavian and Baltic capitals. You will have plenty of opportunity to explore everything these exciting cities have to offer. The tour can be combined with Copenhagen and Oslo.

Day 1  : Arrive in Stockholm

Transfer to the hotel on your own. 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 at Best Western Plus Time Hotel or similar.

Options: transfer
Day 2  : Stockholm - Riga

Breakfast in the hotel. Meet your tour leader 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. Overnight on board of the cruise, inside B-class cabin, twin bed Upgrade possible on request.

Options: cabin upgrade onboard
Day 3  : Riga

Breakfast on board Welcome to Latvia and its magnificent capital city Riga Riga is the most exciting city and the largest of the three Baltic 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. Sightseeing of Riga upon arrival by a cruise. During the tour we visit the UNESCO world heritage sights as elegant Art Nouveau district, the old town with many medieval churches in it. Drive along central boulevards of Riga surrounded with beautiful city Canal Park and Bastion hill, many beautiful parks, New Opera house from the XIX century, the Riga Castle build for Riga's archbishop in the 14th century, largest in Europe Riga's Central market build from reused zeppelin hangars. During the walk along cobble streets of Riga we see impressive Powder Tower, Swedish barracks and Swedish gate, "Three Brothers”, Brotherhood of Blackheads building established there 600 years ago, majestic Dome Cathedral founded in 1211 with one of the best organs in Europe with nearly 7000 pipes, house of cats, Richard Vagner street and theatre where he conducted in 1830s, Great and Small guild houses. Overnight at SemaraH Hotel Metropole or similar

Day 4  : Riga - Tallinn

Breakfast at 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 horsedrawn carriages. Afternoon sightseeing with a local guide: 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. Overnight at Park Inn by Radisson or similar

Day 5  : Tallinn-Helsinki

Breakfast in the hotel Free time in the morning to admire the city! You can stroll around the beautiful streets of the Old Town, do some shopping or have a traditional Estonian meals in one of the restaurants at the city hall. Afternoon departure on a short cruise from Tallinn to Helsinki. Overnight at Scandic Grand Marina hotel or similar.

Day 6  : Helsinki - Stockholm

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 transfer to the cruise-ship terminal, where you will embark on a cruise to Stockholm. Overnight on board of the cruise, inside B-class cabin, twin bed upgrade possible on request

Options: cabin upgrade onboard
Day 7  : Stockholm

Breakfast onboard. Arrival to Stockholm at approx. 09:45 in the morning, and transfer to your hotel (please note checking might not be possible before 15:00) Rest of the day at leisure; enjoy some last minute shopping for the Viking souvenirs or choose some of the optional activities. Overnight at Best Western Plus Time Hotel or similar.

Day 8  : Departure from Stockholm

Breakfast in the hotel.Transfer to the airport on your own. 

Options: transfer

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 35 people.