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Scandinavian Capitals and Fjords Package

10 days
9 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 2,950.00 (double occupancy)
$ 3,250.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

ALL YEAR ROUND

Hotels:

3* centrally located hotels

Included:

2 nights in Stockholm
2 nights in Copenhagen
1 night onboard DFDS ferry
1 night in Oslo
1 niight in Flam
2 nights in Bergen

 

 

 

Highlights & Experience:

Visa-free visit to St. Petersburg

Private sighseeing program in St. Petersburg:
City Tour
Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room
Petergoff parks with Fountains
Hermitage

Your personal tour guide will bstay with you for the whole 2-days in St. Petersburg. This will make your stay safe and worry free, you will avoid long lines at the museums, enjoy personal attention and laid back atmosphere.

 

Optional Services:

Moscow and Golden Ring

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Stockholm

Arrive in Stockholm and transfer to your hotel by public shuttle. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 2  : Stockholm

4H Stockholm Grand Tour - by bus and boat

After breakfast join a panoramic motor coach tour of Stockholm - capital and main political, economic and cultural center of Sweden. The tour lasts 90 minutes and takes you to the most famous historical landmarks and views and a stop at 'Fjallgatan', where the view of Stockholm's islands and waters is truly wonderful. In the afternoon enjoy a 2H cruise which passes under 15 bridges and through two locks. You will be travelling on both the sea and on Lake Malaren and you'll have the chance to see many of the city's major sights. The cruise offers an unrivalled view of Stockholm and all its most famous sites. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 3  : Stockholm - Riga (overnight ferry)

After breakfast - free time to explore the Old Town of Stockholm with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. In the evening board the ship for an overnight 18H cruise to Riga. Modern ships "M/S Romantika and M/S Festive offer shops, sauna, dance and dining restaurants, playroom for children and bars are onboard. Overnight on board the ferry.

Day 4  : Riga

Upon arrival in Riga sea terminal you will be met by our driver and transferred to the hotel. After check-in enjoy a 3H walking city tour of Riga featuring famous architectural and historical landmarks of medieval old town and stunning Art Nouveau architecture. The tour includes medieval Hanseatic Town, Riga Castle, St. Peter's Church, Dome Cathedral, and the Old Guild Houses. In the afternoon optional visit to Ethnographic Open Air Museum.

Day 5  : Riga - Sigulda - Parnu - Tallinn (private car)

After breakfast departure to Tallinn by private car with a stop in Gauja National Park, including visit to Turaida Castle and the ruins of the 13th century Crusader Castle in Sigulda. Drive further to Parnu, Estonian Summer Capital. This little town has been known as a summer health resort since the first spa opened here in the 1830s. Arrival in Tallinn. Check-in at the hotel.

Day 6  : Tallinn - Helsinki (ferry)

After breakfast a walking city tour of Tallinn, visiting the Old Town - an example of Gothic architecture in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The tour includes Toompea Castle fortifications, the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevskij (19th century), Town Hall Square (15th century), the Old Guild, and St. Olaf's Church. Free afternoon. Evening transfer to the sea terminal. Ferry to Helsinki. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 7  : Helsinki

After breakfast a 2H motor coach guided city tour including all the major sights from the Presidential Palace to the Opera House. This city tour will take you to the most important and interesting parts of Helsinki, such as the historical Center, where you will see sights such as Uspenski Cathedral and Esplandi Linear Park, and the diplomatic quarters, where you will see Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Parliament building, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. A stop will be made at a Sibelius Monument and at Temppeliaukio Church.

Day 8  : Helsinki - St. Petersburg (overnight ferry)

Free morning and afternoon. After lunchtime transfer to Heslinki sea terminal. Check-in and board overnight ferry to St. Petersburg. Overnight and dinner on ferry.

Day 9  : St. Petersburg

Breakfast onboard. Welcome to St. Petersburg where your guide will meet you at the sea terminal upon arrival. Start your St. Petersburg visa-free tour with an driving overviewof this amazing city often referred to as Venice of the North. You will see the historical part of the city, Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, Rosstrel Columns, the Winter Palace, Bronze Horseman, Strelka, stop on St. Isaac's Square, Peter-And-Paul Fortress, Spilled Blood Church and other famous landmarks.
In the afternoon - we will continue with a private tour of the Hermitage museum where you will explore the treasures of one of the richest world art collections of European masters (Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Michelangelo, Rubens, Titian, Rembrandt etc.). You will also take a special tour of The Winter Palace and view royal living rooms and gala halls.
After the tours the guide will drop you off at the hotel. Free evening or optional performances. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10  : St. Petersburg

Breakfst at the hotel. After breakfast meet your guide and drive to the town of Pushkin. On your way to Pushkin you will see residential and suburban areas of St. Petersburg where local residents live and work. In Pushkin you will tour the grand baroque Catherine Palace with its endless Golden Gallery of halls and rooms: Great Hall of Mirrors, Picture Hall, Gala Dining Hall, Marble Staircase and the stunning Amber Room. etc. The palace is surrounded by the beautiful Catherine Park. Transfer back to St. Petersburg. In the evening an optional performance, dinner or river canal cruise can be arranged for you. Overnight at the hotel

Day 11  : St. Petersburg

Today is your last day in St. Peterburg. The guide will pick you up after breakfast and take you to Petergoff, located on the southern shores of the Finnish Gulf 14 miles away from St. Petersburg. Peter's Grand Palace is often referred to as "the Russian Versaille" and is one of St. Petersburg's most famous sightseeing attractions. Inspired by Versailles, Peter the Great's ambition was to build an imperial palace in the suburbs with lavish interiors, gilded decorations, mirrors, and paintings decorating the estate. The Park outside the Grand Palace is a unique kingdom of 144 unique fountains, all operating by a combination of naturally generated water pressure and magic. The outwardly-modest Monplaisir Palace which Peter I preferred to the Grand Palace has a nice sea view and several interesting rooms, such as the State Hall where Peter would force his guests to drink huge quantities of wine until they passed out. The nearby Hermitage Pavilion, which also has nice views and artwork, is a two-story dining room where guests sitting on the upper floor ate and drank in peace, occasionally lowering the table to the ground floor where servants refilled wine glasses and replaced dirty plates. You will return to St. Petersbug in time to board your ferry back to Helsinki. Overnight and dinner onboard

Day 12  : Disembark in Helsinki

Morning breakfast onboard. After breakfast disembark in Helsinki.