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- Sector: Yes
- Guaranteed Departure
- Passenger Club
What is included in the tour
- Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
- Includes arrival transfer
- Boat: Sogner Fjord, To the Islands of Suomenlinna in Helsinki, Vldava River in Prague, Cruise on the Rhine, I IJsselmeer lake from Volendam to Marken in Amsterdam.
- City tour in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Amsterdam.
- Evening Transfer: Red Light District in Amsterdam.
- Ticket admission: Turaida Castle, Rundale Palace, Trakai Castle, Grutas Park, Holocaust Memorial and Berlin Wall Museum in Berlin, Prague Castle, Diamond Cutting Workshop in Amsterdam.
- Ferry: Dinamarca - Noruega, Estocolmo (Sweden) / Turku (Finland), Helsinki (Finland) / Tallin (Estonia).
- Funicular: Mount Floyen.
- 2 Lunch or Dinner Included in Turaida, Rundale.
- The terraces of Nyhavn.
- 'Swords in Rock' monument.
- A funicular trip to Mount Fløyen.
- Borgund’s 12th-century medieval church.
- Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.
- Dresden, a city with exceptional architecture and artistic heritage.
- Volendam, a very picturesque fishing village.
Day 1: (Wednesday) Copenhagen
Today's Highlights: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
Day 2: (Thursday) Copenhagen - Odense- Aarhus
In the morning, comprehensive tour of the Danish capital with a local guide. Copenhagen is the largest Scandinavian city, and full of contrasts: the popular “Tivoli”, Christianborg Palace, the terraces of Nyhavn, the Mermaid.
In the afternoon we travel to Jutland, passing through pleasant scenery on our way. En route we take a 20km bridge over the sea and stop at Odense, where we can visit its gothic cathedral and the house of Andersen. Arrival at Aarhus, accommodation.
Day 3: (Friday) Arhus - Kristiansand - Flekkefjord - Stavanger
We will travel to Hirtshals where we will take a ferryboat to Norway crossing the North Sea. A three-hour voyage to Kristiansand. We will go along Norway’s southern coastline and enjoy its gorgeous landscapes. We will stop in a picturesque small town called Stavanger, a beautiful town that has an active port by the fjord.
Note: ferryboat operation hours vary depending on the months. Some time is normally reserved to have lunch on the boat.
Day 4: (Saturday) Stavanger - Bergen
On leaving the city, we will stop at the ¨Swords in Rock¨ monument, where we will remember the Vikings before continuing on the very beautiful scenic tour. We will follow the route going through tunnels, bridges and travel some stretches by boat to go along the fjord coast of Norway. One of its undersea tunnels is the deepest one in the world. This stage gets more relaxed and spectacular with its two boat trips. Arrival in Bergen at lunchtime. We include a funicular trip to Mount Fløyen which offers amazing vistas of the town and Bergen fjord. There will be some free time later to enjoy the capitol city of fjords.
Day 5: (Sunday) Bergen - Oslo
Landscapes are still fantastic on this day: images of Norway’s interior region – fjords, glaciers, lakes and forests. We will travel to Sognefjord, Norway’s largest fjord. Prior to arrival, we will stop at the beautiful Tvindefossen waterfall. We will go on a magnificent cruise between the cities of Gudvangen and Flam; fantastic landscapes during this two-hour voyage. We will continue our journey crossing magnificent snow-covered landscapes. We will go under the Lærdal Tunnel, one of the longest in the world. Visit Borgund’s 12th-century wooden church which is considered Norway’s best preserved medieval church. Arrival in Oslo. Free time. Check out its port, main streets, and the artworks at Frognerparken.
Day 6: (Monday) Oslo - Orebro- Stockholm
We will spend some time in OSLO before departing for Sweden. Landscapes with forests and lakes. Stop Orebro, town next to a beautiful lake with a castle and charming historic centre. Time for stroll and lunch. Arrival in Stockholm in the evening.
Day 7: (Tuesday) Stockholm
Sightseeing tour of this gorgeous capital city built on 13 interconnected islands. Water is everywhere. We will visit Gamla Stand or the ¨City between the Bridges¨, Stockholm’s Old Town full of life where many of the monumental buildings are located such as the Nobel Museum, located next to Stortorget main square, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes, the Cathedral or the Royal Palace. When possible we can have a nice view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. Free time. We recommend visiting its museums and parks. We also recommend visiting the Town Hall and the Vasa ship museum.
Day 8: (Wednesday) Stockholm- Ferry Boarding
Free day in Stockholm. In the evening we will board a modern ferry, overnight accommodation in double cabins with private bathroom to go to Finland.
Day 9: (Thursday) Turku - Naantali - Helsinki
We recommend you to go to the ship deck at sunrise; we arrive in Finland by sailing along Aland Islands, contemplating hundreds of islands covered by forests. We shall see mesmerizing landscapes from the sea. Disembarkation and time to walk around Turku, a city with a very strong Swedish influence. We continue our journey to the neighbouring city of Naantali, very picturesque town of wooden houses next to the sea. We will later arrive in Helsinki, time for lunch. Free afternoon, you will be able to get to know this city, with its old market, the Russian influence in its buildings and churches.
Day 10: (Friday) Helsinki - Tallinn
We include a boat trip (regular line water local transport) to Suomenlinna Islands, - six islands where we highlight a great fortress that used to protect the sea entry to the city and was declared World Heritage - Time to stroll around (we will be able to cross island through its small pedestrian bridges). Later we shall board a ferry to Estonia; Ferry trip of around 2h30 duration; we suggest to admire the departure from Helsinki and the surrounding islands. Arrival to Tallinn
Day 11: (Saturday) Tallinn
The capital of Estonia is a wonderful city with a well-conserved medieval centre. A comprehensive tour of the city, its walls, churches, squares, and its mediaeval streets filled with tourist attractions. Free afternoon.
Day 12: (Sunday) Tallin- Parnu - Turaida - Riga
After passing through forests and plains, we reach Parnu, a popular spa city. Then we go on to Latvia. In Turaida we visit the mediaeval castle, surrounded by a large park with sculptures. Lunch is included. Afterwards, we pay a visit to Sigulda, the small, charming capital situated in a very beautiful landscape. We arrive at Riga in the middle of the afternoon.
Day 13: (Monday) Riga
Sightseeing tour of this capital city included. It is the most populated city of the Baltic Countries, more modern looking, which better preserves the remnants of the Soviet rule. Free afternoon.
Day 14: (Tuesday) Riga - Rundale Palace - Hill of Crosses - Trakai - Vilnius
We will depart for Lithuania early in the morning. On our way there, we will visit the Baroque Palace of Rundale, built by the same architect who designed Saint Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum. We will cross over to Lithuania. This country has a strong Catholic influence. The impressive Hill of Crosses reminds us of this with thousands of crosses of all sizes. Lunch en route included. Afterwards, we will visit Trakai, a gorgeous castle located on a lake’s island quite close to Vilnius. Sojourn in Vilnius.
Note: Depending on the duration of sunlight, the visit to Trakai may take place on Wednesday after visiting the city.
Day 15: (Wednesday) Vilnius
Sightseeing tour of the city erected on top of seven hills (like Rome, to which they like comparing it). Its baroque churches, its walls, its castle, its market streets in the centre, its 1,200 medieval houses. Free afternoon.
Day 16: (Thursday) Vilnius - Grutas Park - Augustow - Warsaw
We will travel to Poland. We will visit Grutas Park, known as ¨Stalin’s world¨, a park with 86 statues from Soviet times. Lunch stop in the charming town of Augustow which is located by a lake. We will continue to the centre of Poland. Arrival in Warsaw at the end of the day.
Day 17: ( Friday) Warsaw- Poznan
Morning sightseeing tour of Warsaw included. We will visit its Old Town, its Royal Castle, the Guetto Heroes Monument, Lazienki Park... Some free time afterwards to have lunch and stroll around. At about 15:00 h we will leave to Pomerania. Poznan, a very active city with a magnificent main square and great atmosphere. Time to walk around.
Day 18: (Saturday) Poznan - Berlin
Departure early in the morning from Poznan. We will arrive in Germany, Berlin arrival around 11.30hrs.
Day 19: (Sunday) Berlin
Today's Highlights: City tour of Berlin. We visit the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum.
Ease your way into the local culture with a guided visit of Germany’s incredible capital, Berlin. We shall visit the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gates and the city’s magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. This visit helps us to understand the difficult situation the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Time to explore the city. Enjoy an evening in the lively area of Kantstrasse, a district that offers different types of ethnic restaurants to dine in (Indian, Oriental, Italian, German, and so on).
Day 20: (Monday) Berlin - Dresden - Prague
Today's Highlights:: Dresden.
We journey through forests toward Dresden, a city which, due to its exceptional architectural and artistic heritage, has become one of the main tourist destinations in Germany. Time to explore some of the impressive palaces and to have lunch at one of its many restaurants and coffee shops. Later, we depart for the Czech Republic.
Prague – Arrival. At the end of the afternoon, we provide transport to take you to the Old Town Square. This central location is full of energy and touristic activities. It’s a marvellous place to acquaint ourselves with Prague. Several restaurants offering cuisines from around the world will be waiting to delight your taste buds, including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian. Return to the hotel.
Day 21: (Tuesday) Prague
Today's Highlights:: City tour of Prague. Visit the Castle. Boat tour along the river.
Today we are visiting this capital city, which is the Baroque jewel of Europe. Our local expert will provide a guided city tour, which will include the most outstanding monuments. During the visit, we walk through Prague Castle (admission included). Subsequently, we shall take a magnificent boat tour along Vltava River. Free time in the afternoon to explore Prague. In the evening, we will enjoy some time off in the historical city centre and there will be an opportunity for you to enjoy cuisines from around the world (including Czech, Chinese, Indian and Italian). Return to the hotel.
Day 22: (Wednesday) Prague- Lauf - Wurzburg - Frankfurt
Today's Highlights:: Bavarian Landscapes.
We leave for Germany. In the region of Bavaria, we will see Lauf An Der Pegnitz, a picturesque little village which stands out for its busy Market Square and Castle. After this, we will carry on to Wurzburg, with time for lunch and to see this Bavarian city on the banks of Maine, a former bishopric centre and now a very busy university city. Our journey continues towards FRANKFURT. Explore the historic centre and choose your favourite restaurant to dine in (from Indian, Oriental, Italian, International, and so on).
Day 23: (Thursday) Frankfurt - Cruise on the Rhine - Cologne - Amsterdam
Today's Highlights:: Rhine cruise included.
Today we include a small Cruise on the Rhine, between the villages of Rudesheim and St. Goar; undoubtedly the river’s most picturesque sector. After this, we will travel to Cologne, a city which stands out for its immense Gothic cathedral. Then on to Holland. Amsterdam – arrival at the end of the day
Day 24: (Friday) Amsterdam - Zaanse Schans - Volendam- Marken- Amsterdam
Today's Highlights: The Picturesque typical village of Volendam. Boat on the IJsselmeer lake. City tour of Amsterdam.
Today we have a very exciting and beautiful day. We will go to Zaanse Schans with its mills, its canals and its typical houses. Volendam, a very picturesque fishing village. From Volendam, on a short boat trip we will go to Marken, an island that was united to the mainland by a fixed dike, their houses were built on stilts. In the afternoon we include a panoramic tour of Amsterdam to see its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks, and will also see the technique of diamond cutting. Transfer to the red light district, with its liberal values and its many restaurants from all corners of the world. It is very likely that you will have heard about this neighbourhood.
Day 25: (Saturday) Amsterdam
After breakfast, end of our services.