Nordic Capitals Self-Guided Tour by Cruise and Train - 9 Days Trip

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Helsinki Cathedral
Helsinki Cathedral
Gamla Stan
Gamla Stan
buildings in Stockholm
buildings in Stockholm
Copenhagen - Little Mermaid
Copenhagen - Little Mermaid
Copenhagen - Buildings of Nyhavn
Copenhagen - Buildings of Nyhavn
Copenhagen - Tivoli Gardens
Copenhagen - Tivoli Gardens
Helsinki Cathedral
Gamla Stan
buildings in Stockholm
Copenhagen - Little Mermaid
Copenhagen - Buildings of Nyhavn
Copenhagen - Tivoli Gardens

What To Expect

Tour around the Nordic Capitals and explore its majestic wonders! Admire the late Renaissance and Rococo architecture at Copenhagen. See Oslo's well-preserved historical sites and hear its fascinating Vikings legends. Discover where the Nobel Banquet is held each year at Stockholm. Appreciate arts and design as you tour around Helsinki.


  • Tour around the Nordic Capitals on a 9 day trip

  • Admire the vibrant Nyhavn, the remarkable Little Mermaid statue and the enchanting Tivoli gardens in Copenhagen

  • Stroll around the busy Karl John Street in Norway and see its tourist attractions in the area such as the Royal Palace

  • Marvel at the impressive sculptures at Vigeland Sculpture Park and Visit the Viking Ship Museum

  • Take a step back into the past by exploring Gamla Stan in Stockholm

  • Stop by the City Hall and discover where the Nobel party is held

  • Tour around Helsinki and visit Tuomiokirkko Cathedral, Sibelius Park and Monument, Temppeliaukio and Suomenlinna Fortress


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Discover the beauty and charm of the Nordic Capitals on a 9 day self-guided trip and start an unforgettable journey with overnight cruises and scenic railways taking in each city's rich culture, heritage and history.

Day 1: Copenhagen

Arrange transfers in Copenhagen, capital city of Europe's oldest kingdom. Founded during the 12th century, Copenhagen is a city with magnificent late Renaissance and Rococo architecture buildings built by the monarchs of Denmark.

Overnight in Comfort Vesterbro hotel or similar.

Day 2: Copenhagen

Stroll along the colorful harbor of Nyhavn featuring picturesque 17th to 18th century houses, restaurants, cafes with a canal pack with old wooden ships. Visit Amalienborg Palace, winter residence of the Danish royal family, and admire its palatial complex. See the Opera and the Little Mermaid just around the corner. Do not miss a visit to the beautiful gardens of Tivoli, one of the oldest amusement parks in the world, and be mesmerized by its impressive illumination as you sample some of the delectable local delicacies.

Overnight in Comfort Vesterbro hotel or similar.

Day 3: Copenhagen - Oslo

Explore the fantastic city of Copenhagen on your own. Make sure to visit the monumental Christiansborg Palace, which houses the Danish Parliament and royalty; the Supreme Court and the Ministry of State; and the largest square of the city, Kongens Nytorv, from which you can enter the famous shopping street Strøget, one of the most popular and lively spots in town.

Board on the cruise ship bound for Oslo in the afternoon.

Overnight on board in inside double cabin.

Day 4: Oslo

Arrange transfer from the harbor to the hotel in the city center.

Enjoy your day in the capital of Norway as you stroll through the bustling Karl Johan Street and see some of the tourist attractions in Oslo such as the Royal Palace, the National Theater and Stortinget. Stop by Vigeland Sculpture Park showcasing the life work of Gustav Vigeland and marvel at over 200 sculptures illustrating the cycle of human life. Do not miss Bygdøy peninsula, home to the Viking Ship Museum and the nearby Open Air Museum, Norway's largest museum of cultural history.

Overnight in Comfort Børsparken hotel or similar.

Day 5: Oslo - Stockholm

Enjoy the beautiful landscapes on your way to the Swedish Capital on board a train. Arrange transfer from the train station to the hotel in the city center.

Surrounded by water and woods, Stockholm is often called the Venice of the North bursting with energy, modern and progress yet remains respectful to its heritage and traditions.

Overnight in Best Western Kom hotel or similar.

Day 6: Stockholm

Visit one of the preserved medieval quarter of Gamla Stan, with winding streets lined with shops, art galleries and charming cafes. See the Royal Palace and with a bit of luck you can catch the changing of the guards. Stroll through the Old Town and see the remarkable Cathedral and the City Hall, where the Nobel party is held. Explore the Vasa Museum, built around the world's only surviving 17th century warship, and make sure to stop by the Skansen Open Air Museum.

Overnight in Best Western Kom hotel or similar.

Day 7: Stockholm - Helsinki

Enjoy your last day in Stockholm and complete your visits as you stroll around the streets of Gamla Stan one more time.

Board on a cruise ship bound fro Helsinki in the afternoon.

Overnight in board in inside double cabin.

Day 8: Helsinki

Immerse yourself into the cultures of Eastern and Western as you explore the city of Helsinki reflecting the charming mixture of Scandinavian and Russian influences through its architecture.

Spend the entire day strolling around the amazing city on your own. See the famous Helsinki Cathedral, Finland's most famous and photographed building. Have a glimpse of the Senate Square, an unique and cohesive example of Neoclassical architecture. Stop by Temppeliaukio, an astonishing church carved into the rock and the Sibelius Park and Monument reflecting the beauty of Finland. Discover the world's biggest sea fortress, Suomenlinna Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a fun sightseeing adventure.

Overnight in Sokos Presidentti hotel or similar.

Day 9: Helsinki

Arrange transfer to the airport.


Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen

Day 2: Copenhagen

Day 3: Copenhagen to Oslo

Day 4: Oslo

Day 5: Oslo to Stockholm

Day 6: Stockholm

Day 7: Stockholm to Helsinki

Day 8: Helsinki

Day 9: Departure from Helsinki


  • 6 nights in 3-star hotels, with buffet breakfast

  • 2 nights in inside cabin (double with toilets and shower) from Copenhagen to Oslo and from Stockholm to Helsinki, with breakfast buffet

  • Train tickets from Oslo to Stockholm in 2nd class


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Tour guide

  • Luggage handling

  • Personal expenses

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  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Excursion must be booked at least 35 days prior to the departure day of your choice.

  • Children 11 years old and below are free of charge provided no bed is occupied.

  • Provide preferred departure time and meeting place upon booking. Your chosen departure time and meeting place are not final until your booking is confirmed.

  • Hotel is subject to availability and may be substituted with similar accommodation if not available. This will be confirmed on your voucher.

  • Above is only a suggested itinerary in each city. You may choose to visit all or some of the city's highlights.

  • Outside cabin for both cruises are available. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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