Classical view of Neva Rive and Isaakievskiy Cathedral, St. Petersburg
Tallinn Old Town
View of the Tallinn
Town Wall, Tallinn
Town Wall Towers, Tallinn
View of the Town Hall Square, Tallinn
Alexandr Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn
Town Wall, Tallinn
Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, Tallinn
Helsinki Cathedral, Finland
Peterhof Palace near St. Petersburg
Palazzo di Stato Maggiore, St. Petersburg.jpg
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood at night, St. Petersburg
Baltic Treasures Tour of Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki & St. Petersburg in 10 days/9 nights, June-August 2017
Baltic Treasures 10 days Tour of Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki & St. Petersburg
Day 1 (Wednesday): Arrival Stockholm
Arrival in Stockholm, optional transfer to Hotel Scandic Grand Central**** or similar, check-in.
Day 2 (Thursday): Stockholm
Stockholm – the beauty on the water – is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, built on 14 islands and protected from the sea bySkargarden, the Stockholm archipelago. The morning walking tour takes us to the Old Town with the Royal Palace, Stockholm Cathedral and the city centre withits famous City Hall. The afternoon is free for individual visits. In the late afternoon we are transferred to the harbour and embark on the overnight ferry boundfor Tallinn. While we travel slowly down the archipelago past numerous islands and islets we enjoy a sumptuous dinner on board the ship. And afterwards thereis a wide choice of entertainment with bars, shops, casino and much more.
Day 3 (Friday): Stockholm-Tallinn
Upon arrival to Tallinn we are transferred to Hotel Radisson BluOlympia**** or similar, check in. The afternoon is reserved for exploring Tallinn individually.
Day 4 (Saturday): Tallinn
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries,souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we seeToompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered toKadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers anoptional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.
Day 5 (Sunday): Tallinn-Helsinki
This day offers an optional day excursion to Lahemaa National Park, where we visit Palmse Manor, a memorial to the von Pahlen family, and Sagadi Manor. Thetour ends with a visit to the charming 16thcentury Vihula Manor and the Vodka Museum. After lunch break, we head back to Tallinn to take the ferry to Helsinkiand enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnisharchipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at Hotel GloArt**** or similar.
Day 6 (Monday): Helsinki
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeingtour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, theFinlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Seurasaari Open-AirMuseum, an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland.
Day 7 (Tuesday): Helsinki-St. Petersburg
Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia, we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeingtour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** or similar.
Day 8 (Wednesday): St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly giventhe city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour, we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, theWinter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion toZarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks.
Day 9 (Thursday): St. Petersburg
The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, GrandCascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the eveningenjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch.
Day 10 (Friday): St. Petersburg
Optional transfer to the airport.
·8 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
·1 overnight at ferry Stockholm-Tallinn OW, B-class inside cabins
·9 x buffet breakfast
·1 x buffet dinner on board the ferry
·Personalised welcome package
·Entrances to medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn, Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki and Peter-and-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg
·Service of English and German speaking local guide in Stockholm and tour escort from Day 4
·Service of Italian and Spanish speaking local guide in Stockholm and tour escort from Day 4
·Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
·Ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki OW (2nd class)
·Portage at hotels
·Transfer airport to Hotel Scandic Grand Central: EUR 105.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 155.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
·A-class outside cabins on Tallink/Silja ferry Stockholm-Tallinn OW: EUR 45.00 pp
·3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU: EUR 40.00 pp
·Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack: EUR 40.00 pp
·6-hour excursion to Lahemaa National Park: EUR 70.00 pp
·3-hour excursion to the Seurasaari Open-Air Museum: EUR 45.00 pp
·4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace: EUR 70.00 pp
·Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: EUR 50.00 pp
·4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: EUR 75.00 pp
·3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp
·Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch: EUR 40.00 pp
·Transfer Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky to airport: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
·Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea at Baltic/Russia hotels): EUR 245.00 pp