PER PERSON IN USD
$ 4,245.00 (double/twin occupancy )
$ 5,870.00 (single occupancy )
Supplement for May 16 - Jun 27:
$ 125.00 (double/twin occupancy )
$ 125.00 (single occupancy )
Copenhagen - Hotel Tivoli 4**** or similar
Eidfjord - Hotel Quality Voringfoss 4**** or similar
Bergen - Hotel Scandic Ornen 4**** or similar
Stalheim - Hotel Stalheim 4**** or similar
Fagernes - Hotel Thon Scandic Valdres 4**** or similar
Oslo -Hotel Thon Opera 4**** or similar
Stockholm - Hotel Scandic Grand Central 4**** or similar
Helsinki - Hotel Glo Art 4**** or similar
St. Petersburg - Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky 4**** or similar
Moscow - Hotel Park Inn Sadu 4**** or similar
16 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
1 overnight at ferry Copenhagen–Oslo OW, outside-cabins
1 overnight at ferry Stockholm–Helsinki OW, outside-cabins
18 x buffet breakfast
5 x dinner (3 x 3-course hotel dinner and 1 x buffet dinner on board the ferry)
Entrances Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki, Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and Moscow Kremlin
Service of English speaking tour escorts on all tours
Service of 1st class motor coaches and 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Sapsan high-speed train St. Petersburg–Moscow OW (2nd class)
Portage at hotels, ferry terminals and railway stations
Arrival transfer in Copenhagen (shared transfer with English speaking assistant)
The tour leader will be offering various optional excursions during the tour
Transfer Hotel Park Inn Sadu to airport: EUR 80.00 for private car (1–3 persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4–7 persons)
The most scenic, comprehensive and complete tour of Scandinavia, Finland and Russia on the market.
Arrival in Copenhagen, transfer from Copenhagen Airport to Hotel Tivoli 4**** or similar, check-in.
Outside cabin on DFDS Seaways ferry
Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s largest and most lively city and one of Europe’s most romantic capitals with its old castles and churches and charming squares and harbours.
The morning sightseeing tour will acquaint us with all the city’s treasures: the Little Mermaid guarding the port, the Royal Castle, Nyhavn with its restaurants and small boats and the City Hall Square. In the afternoon we embark on the DFDS Seaways overnight ferry bound for Oslo. The ferry offers a wide choice of restaurants, bars, shops and much more. Dinner on-board.
Upon arrival to Oslo our tour heads directly to Hoenefoss, Nesbyen surrounded by a landscape, which alternates between forests of pines and lakes to arrive in the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. We visit Gol and arrive in Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains. Our tour continues to Hardangervidda where we visit Voringfossen waterfall before we arrive to Eidfjord, where our hotel is located. Check in at Hotel Quality Voringfoss 4****, or similar. Dinner at hotel.
This morning takes us further into the breath-taking Norwegian nature. We cross the splendid Hardanger fjord, by travelling across Hardanger Bridge which has one of the longest suspension bridge spans in the world. On the other side of the bridge we pass Nordheimsund and crossing birch forests we arrive to Bergen – known as the capital of the fjords. Situated on a peninsula surrounded by 7 mountains the history of Bergen is closely connected with the sea and this is very noticeable in the city, especially at the city’s picturesque waterfront. The afternoon sightseeing tour introduces us to this remarkable Hanseatic city with the Bryggen area of old wooden houses, the traditional Fish Market and the city centre with the St. Mary’s Church and Haakon’s Hall. We check-in at Hotel Scandic Ornen 4**** or similar.
Stockholm – the beauty on the water – is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, built on 14 islands and protected from the sea by Skargarden, the Stockholm archipelago. The morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with the Royal Palace, Stockholm Cathedral and the city centre with its famous City Hall. The afternoon is free for individual visits.
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. Directly after disembarkation we start a sightseeing tour, which takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and the famous Church-in-the-Rock. At the end of the tour we check-in at Hotel Glo Art 4**** or similar.
The morning is reserved for exploring more of the Finish capital individually. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress, a cultural treasure which construction was started in the 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors.
Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky 4**** or similar.
St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title of Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks.
The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the worldfamous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.
The early morning is reserved for an optional St. Petersburg channel cruise. Around noon we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the Sapsan highspeed train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the late afternoon we arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel Park Inn Sadu 4**** or similar.
Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes all the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre, and Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and Kremlin grounds with a visit to one of the cathedrals. In the afternoon is offered an optional visit to the Moscow Metro including the historical stations on the RingLine and a guided stroll along the famous pedestrian Arbat Street. The evening offers an optional Moscowby-night tour including an unforgettable river cruise with the White Flotilla.
The day offers an optional full day excursion to the quaint town of Sergiev Posad, where we visit the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius, the most important Russian monastery and the spiritual heart of the Russian Orthodox Church. The whole Lavra has been beautifully restored for the 700-years celebrations of the birth of St. Sergius of Radonezh. The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus.
Optional transfer to the airport.
Max group size is 40 people, however only 2-3 departure per season operate with a max. number of people. On the average the group size is 28-35 people per bus.
Tour leader speaks English and German. For all local sightseeing tours the group is divided into 2 smaller groups by language. These tours are conducted either in English only or German only.