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Nordic Capitals & The Baltics

From $1396 Per Person

Guided, 8 days/ 7 nights
Dates: TBA 2019

Escorted tour highlighting historic and beautiful capitals of Scandinavia and the Baltics. You will have plenty of opportunity to explore the cities and all of what they have to offer. The tour can be extended to include Copenhagen and Oslo if you would like to see more of Scandinavia.

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Escorted Trip Package

Dates: TBA 2019 (This tour can be modified for private groups with different dates and rates. If interested, please inquire)

Day 1: Arrival in Stockholm, 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.

Accommodaiton at Clarion Hotel Amaranten or similar

Day 2: Stockholm to Riga, Latvia

After breakfast at the hotel, you will meet your tour leader and a local guide at the reception of your hotel. Depart for 3 hours 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 Malaren, 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, Drottningholm Castle, Gothic churches and excellent cafés, bars, restaurants and Swedish design-ware shops. In the afternoon, transfer to the Stockholm harbor and board your overnight cruise to Riga.

Accommodation on board the cruise, inside B-class cabin

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Day 3: Arrival to Riga

Enjoy breakfast as you are arriving 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” 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.

Accommodation at Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel or similar

Day 4: Riga to Tallinn, Estonia

After breakfast at the hotel 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.

Accommodation at Sokos Viru hotel or similar

Day 5: Tallinn to Helsinki, Finland

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 2,5 km-fortified wall. Through today’s program, 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.

Accommodation at Scandic Grand Marina hotel or similar  

Day 6: Helsinki to Stockholm

After breakfast 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 harbor, you will find the Kauppatori, the picturesque market square, characterized by an abundance of flowers, fruits and busy traders. The Tuomio 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.

Accommodation on board the cruise, inside B-class cabin
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Day 7: Arriving to Stockholm

Breakfast onboard. Enjoy a free day for sightseeing and some last minute shopping!

Accommodation at Clarion Hotel Amaranten or similar

Day 8: Departure from Stockholm

After breakfast in the hotel, you may have time for more shopping, before transferring on your own to the airport for your flight home. Transfers can be also pre-booked in advance.

Or inquire to extend your vacation.

Your Trip Includes the Following:

Price per person is based on 2 persons in double/twin room.
Single Supplement applies: From $686

This package is priced LAND ONLY. If you need assistance with booking your airfare, let us know and we will be happy to help you.

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