This tour takes you on a journey over the Baltic Sea, with city sightseeing tours at each destination. Cruise overnight from Stockholm to Riga and from Helsinki to Stockholm, with a stay in Tallinn en-route.
Welcome to Stockholm, a city surrounded by almost 30,000 small islands. Transfer from airport to hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Best Western Plus Time Hotel or similar.
After breakfast, meet your tour leader and a local guide at the reception of your hotel and depart on a city sightseeing tour. Stockholm is built upon 14 islands, surrounded by Lake Malaren and the Baltic Sea. Visit Gamla Stan (Old Town), where you will be charmed by cobblestone streets, crooked but beautifully preserved buildings, see The Royal Palace, gothic churches and excellent cafés, bars, restaurants and Swedish design-ware shops. Afternoon transfer to Stockholm harbour and board your overnight ferry to Riga, outside cabin with private facilities.
Breakfast on prior to disembarking in Riga. Welcome to Latvia and its magnificent capital city Riga, enriched by Art Nouveau buildings. On your city sightseeing tour visit Old Town and see Riga Castle, the Three Brothers, the Brotherhood of Blackheads building, Sainte Marie Gothic Cathedral and the Freedom Monument. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Semarah Hotel Metropole or similar.
After breakfast, depart by coach towards Tallinn; the capital city of Estonia. Arrival and afternoon city sightseeing tour. Tallinn represents a medieval enclave perched on top of a hill overlooking the Baltics. The old town is located in the heart of Tallinn. Admire the Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Toompea castle (home to the Estonian Parliament), The City Hall Square, St. Olaf and Niguliste churches. Overnight at the Park Inn by Radisson or similar.
Day at leisure in Tallinn. Transfer from hotel to Tallinn ferry terminal for afternoon departure on a short cruise from Tallinn to Helsinki. Transfer from Helsinki ferry terminal to hotel. Overnight at the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel or similar.
Morning city sightseeing tour of Helsinki. See Senaatintori, the Senate square; Kauppatori, the picturesque market square; Tuomio Cathedral; Uspenski Cathedral and more. Late afternoon transfer to the pier, where you will embark on a cruise to Stockholm. Overnight on board, outside cabin with private facilities.
Breakfast on board prior to disembarking in Stockholm at approx. 09:45hrs. Transfer to your hotel (please note check-in might not be possible before 15:00hrs, luggage storage will be possible). Remainder of the day at leisure. Or perhaps take an optional excursion: Canal Cruise Under the Bridges or Lunch Cruise to Drottningholm Palace or Visit the Magic Ice Bar. Overnight at the Best Western Plus Time Hotel or similar.
Transfer from hotel to airport and end of arrangements.
Maximum Group Size: 40 passengers
All optional excursions must be pre-booked.
Airport transfers may be shared with fellow arriving/departing passengers. Minor waiting times may occur.