JEWELS OF THE BALTICS & SCANDINAVIA
16 Day Tour from Copenhagen to Stockholm
- Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
- Visits to Berlin, Warsaw, Rundales Pils, Parnu
- Gauja National Park
- Local Guides for city sightseeing in Copenhagen, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm. Professional Tour Director while touring.
Denmark’s capital is the starting point on this exploration of the countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. Begin with time in Copenhagen before a ferry crossing takes you to Rostock, Germany, to board your motorcoach. Travel to fascinating Berlin, Germany’s once-again capital; to Poland, with overnights in Poznan and Warsaw; and to Vilnius, Lithuania, where guided sightseeing reveals how this city was influenced by the many invaders who left their marks. Visit the baroque Palace of Rundale on the way to Riga, Latvia’s capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the Baltics. Guided sightseeing shows off the highlights, then cross Gauja National Park and enter Estonia, with a stop in the seaside town of Parnu. Spend two nights in Tallinn and explore its Old Town, then on to Russia for guided sightseeing in Peter the Great’s splendid St. Petersburg. Traveling on the stretch of land between Lake Ladoga and the Baltic Sea, cross back from East to West and arrive in Helsinki, Finland’s capital. See Senate Square and the cathedral, then embark on an overnight ferry to Stockholm, Sweden, to see the main highlights on a guided tour—the perfect end to a perfect vacation.
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Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Danish capital. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D) COPENHAGEN Quality Dan (F) at Kastrup.
A morning to enjoy the famed charms from the past and present, including the LITTLE MERMAID and the rococo Amalienborg complex of Royal Palaces. In the afternoon, head for Gedser for the two-hour FERRY crossing to Rostock. Then, onward by road to Berlin for an overnight. (B) COPENHAGEN Quality Dan (F) at Kastrup.
The optional morning sightseeing is a must for all who wish to experience the fascinating mix of history-laden past and the confident present. In the afternoon, cross the Oder River into Poland for an overnight in Poznan. (B,D) BERLIN Park Inn Alexanderplatz (F).
Touring eastwards this morning through pleasant agricultural lowlands, reach the Polish capital, Warsaw, in time for the optional sightseeing with a Local Guide. This is an excellent introduction to Warsaw’s historic center, and you'll see why Warsaw is considered to be a Phoenix“par excellence,” as European cities go. (B) POZNAN Novotel Centrum (F).
Journey northeast by way of Bialystok towards Augustów and Suwalki. We then reach the biggest of the three Baltic states, Lithuania. Overnight in quaint Vilnius—the pretty wedding-cake capital since the 13th century and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,D) WARSAW Golden Tulip Warsaw Centre (F).
On the included sightseeing walk, visit the historic streets of the OLD TOWN. Later in the afternoon, enjoy some leisure time or take the optional excursion to visit the medieval Trakai Castle on the shores of a picturesque lake. This evening there’s an optional folklore dinner. (B) VILNIUS Grata (ST) .
An interesting journey today as you travel right across Lithuania into Latvia for a stop in Pilsrundale to visit the restored baroque PALACE OF RUNDALE, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. The palace was built by the great architect Rastrelli, who also designed the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. More lovely countryside before reaching the capital of Latvia, Riga. (B,L,D) VILNIUS Grata (ST).
On the included tour of the OLD CITY with a Local Guide, walk through the narrow streets to the town center. Founded in 1201 by Bishop Albert, head of the Order of Teutonic Knights, Riga still boasts a multicultural population. (B) RIGA Albert (F).
A very interesting itinerary today since it will start with a drive through GAUJA NATIONAL PARK, known as “Livonian Switzerland.” After an included lunch in the lively, historic seaside town of Parnu, take a stroll to the sandy beach, before continuing to Tallinn for the next two overnights. (B,L) RIGA Albert (F).
Start the day with an included walking tour to appreciate Tallinn’s history and beauty. The Old Town, now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is certainly the most interesting part of the city. Also worth noting are the Hanseatic merchant houses, the mile-long town wall, the medieval Town Hall, and the House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads. (B,D) TALLINN Kreutzwald (F).
Drive east today towards the border town of Narva and cross into Russia. Then, start the journey to St. Petersburg, considered by most travelers to be Russia’s most fascinating city. (B,L,D) TALLINN Kreutzwald (F).
St. Petersburg was created in 1703 by the iron will of Peter the Great. He made it the capital of all the Russias and ensured that it should rival any other European capital in splendor, beauty, and distinction. The included city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the palaces, parks, monuments, squares, wide boulevards, and 600 bridges that delight visitors with their symmetrical beauty; the Neva River adds to the city’s charm. (B) ST. PETERSBURG Sokos Olympia Garden (F).
Realize the huge expanse of Russia as you take a last glimpse of St. Petersburg. Set off north, traveling through dense pine forests dotted with numerous lakes. Cross into Finland and head for Helsinki. (B) ST. PETERSBURG Sokos Olympia Garden (F).
The included sightseeing of the Finnish capital covers the sedate Empire-style palace on Senate Square and the cathedral. The afternoon is free for your own exploration. In the evening, embark on the Silja Line FERRY to Stockholm. On board you can enjoy music, dancing, and shopping. (B) HELSINKI Scandic Park (F).
Dock in Stockholm, perhaps the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals. The effect of its crystalline waters flowing through the city’s intersecting canals gives a luminous appearance to palaces, castles, and parks. The best way to see and appreciate the highlights of Sweden’s capital is to join the included sightseeing tour with a Local Guide. (B,D) STOCKHOLM Radisson Blu Arlandia (F) or Best Western Plus Sthlm (F) at Bromma.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B) STOCKHOLM Radisson Blu Arlandia (F) or Best Western Plus Sthlm (F) at Bromma.
Prices are calculated per person as following:
- Adult Price: USD 2899 per person
- Child Price: USD 2610 per person
Single supplement price is $860.00.
No triple room reduction.
Copenhagen Arrival Transfer Copenhagen, Denmark:
$25.00 per person
Stockholm Departure Transfer Stockholm Arlanda Airport:
$25.00 per person
Based on the same arrival & departure date.
prices may vary in case of extra nights.
please call for the exact pricinig.
Cash,Credit cards and Bank transfers.
You may confirm this reservation with a $750.00 non-refundable deposit.
Following items are included in the price and you will not charge for them:
- Buffet breakfasts; 3 lunches; 7 dinners.
Price Does Not Include:
Following items are not included in the price and you may have to pay it:
- Visas and vaccinations.
- Laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant)
- Additional excursions and activities not listed as 'included' in the itinerary.
- Travel Protection premiums.
- The price listed does not include your airfare.
- Transfers; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ships' crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; porterage at airports or train stations.
Please read the policies carefully. This section contains important information.
* VALID FOR: Minimum 2 person travelling together.
* MEALS: Buffet breakfasts; 3 lunches; 7 dinners.
* AIRPORT TRANSFER TIMES & FLIGHT WINDOWS: Copenhagen Arrival Copenhagen, Denmark - 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM
SET TRANSFERS AT 8:30am, 10:30am, 2:00pm & 4:00pm
Stockholm Departure Stockholm Arlanda Airport - 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
* CHILD POLICIES: Children ages between 0 to 7 are not allowed in this vacation.
* : Children ages 8 to 17 on the date of departure are welcomed if accompanied by an adult.
* STANDARD CANCELLATION FEES FOR ESCORTED AND INDEPENDENT VACATIONS: 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20%
21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30%
7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50%
On departure day and later: 100%
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* NOTES: Security cruise regulations require clients’ passport information and nationality at time of booking.
Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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