Baltic States Self-Guided Tour by Bus and Cruise - 9 Days Trip

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Art Museum - Riga Bourse
Art Museum - Riga Bourse
Helsinki Cathedral
Helsinki Cathedral
Rundale Palace in Riga
Rundale Palace in Riga
Riga Town Hall Square
Riga Town Hall Square
Sibelius Monument
Sibelius Monument
Suomenlinna Fortress
Suomenlinna Fortress
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What To Expect

Take in the distinct delights of the Baltic States as you journey through Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Latvia. Walk around the well-preserved medieval Gamla Stan bringing you back to the past. Experience the diverse culture of Helsinki. Tour around the walled, cobblestone Old Town of Tallinn. Discover Riga's fascinating marvels of Art Nouveau architecture.

Highlights

  • Experience the wonders of Baltic States and its rich culture, heritage and history

  • Visit Gamla Stan, Royal Palace, the City Hall, and Vasa Museum in Stockholm

  • Tour around Helsinki and take in the mix of Scandinavian and Russian influences

  • See the world's biggest sea fortress, Suomenlinna Fortress

  • Explore Tallinn's major attractions such as Kadriorg Palace, Town Hall Square, Kiek en de Kok, Toompea Hill

  • Check out the impressive collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Riga

Specifications

Type:
Multi-day Tours from Stockholm
Departs From:
Stockholm
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Duration:
9 days / 8 nights
Availability:
Product Code:
13962
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Description

Day 1: Stockholm

Upon arrival in Stockholm, arrange transfer to the hotel in city center.

Deemed as the Capital of Scandinavia, Stockholm, surrounded by waters and woods covering 14 separate islands connected by bays, channels and inlets, is bursting with energy and progress while respecting its heritage and traditions at the same time.

Overnight in Best Western Kom hotel or similar.

Day 2: Stockholm - Helsinki

Visit the popular attractions of Stockholm reflecting its culture, history and traditions. Walk along the well-preserved medieval quarter of Gamla Stan with winding streets filled with shops, art galleries and cozy cafes. Stop by the Royal Palace just a short walk away and with a bit of luck you can catch the changing of the guards. Stroll around the Old Town and pay a visit to the Cathedral and the City Hall, where the Nobel party is held. Explore the Vasa Museum, one of the most visited museums in Scandinavia, and the Skansen Open Air Museum.

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

Overnight on board with an inside double cabin accommodation.

Day 3: Helsinki

Surrounded by the sea, Helsinki is known as the Daughter of the Baltics. Explore the capital of Finland where Eastern and Western cultures meet. Marvel at the architecture of the capital reflecting a charming mix of Scandinavian and Russian influences. With a whole day to explore the city on your own, make the most out of your trip and see the best of Helsinki.

See the famous landmark of the city, Helsinki Cathedral. Look out for the Temppeliaukio, an astonishing church carved into the rock, and the Sibelius Park and Monument, a place reflecting the beauty of Finland. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Suomenlinna Fortress, and admire the world's biggest sea fortress.

Overnight in the Sokos Presidentti hotel or similar.

Day 4: Helsinki - Tallinn

Board on a 2 hour cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn. A patchwork of historic areas, Tallinn still retains its medieval Old Town with an unique system of walls and towers.

Overnight in Metropol hotel or similar.

Day 5: Tallinn

Founded by Peter the Great, discover the enchanting Kadriorg Palace exhibiting one of the best examples of Baroque architecture in Northern Europe. A symbol of the time when Estonia was ruled by the Russian Tsars, the ornate palace rooms have been used as a part of the Art Museum in Estonia. Stop by the magnificent Town Hall Square, the famous Kiek en de Kok and Toompea Hill.

Overnight in Metropol hotel or similar.

Day 6: Tallinn - Riga

Continue to the capital of Latvia, Riga, on board a bus. Deemed as the gem of the Baltic, Riga has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its impressive collection of Art Nouveau buildings reflecting the entire history of the city from 1201 to present day and its unique collection of wooden developments.

Overnight in City Teater hotel or similar.

Day 7: Riga - Stockholm

With most of the sights within walking distance, Riga is considered as a tourist-friendly place. Start your day with a tour around the famous Old Town and the castle of the Livonian Order, the group of houses called the Three Brothers and the beautiful Dome Cathedral. Stroll around the city and see the remains of the Hanseatic times manifesting Riga was once a mighty Baltic harbor. Take a step back into the past as you have a glimpse of the buildings and monuments dating back to the said period. See the House of the Blackheads and Riga's collection of Art Nouveau buildings.

Board on a cruise ship bound for Stockholm in the afternoon.

Overnight on board with an inside cabin double accommodation.

Day 8: Stockholm

Spend another day in the Swedish capital to see all the places you did not have time to visit in the beginning of your trip.

Overnight in the Best Western Kom hotel or similar.

Day 9: Stockholm

Arrange transfer to the airport.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Stockholm

Day 2: Stockholm to Helsinki

Day 3: Helsinki

Day 4: Helsinki to Tallinn

Day 5: Tallinn

Day 6: Tallinn to Riga

Day 7: Riga to Stockholm

Day 8: Stockholm

Day 9: Departure from Stockholm

Includes

  • 8 nights in 3-star hotels, with breakfast

  • Inside cabin accommodation from Stockholm to Helsinki and from Riga to Stockholm

  • 2 hour Helsinki to Tallinn cruise

  • Tallinn - Riga bus

Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Tour guide

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

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

  • Provide preferred departure time and meeting place upon booking.

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

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

  • 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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