Over the Baltic Sea

Stockholm - Riga - Tallinn - Helsinki - Stockholm
Riga, Latvia © Pixabay

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.

Itinerary

Day 1 Stockholm Arrival

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 Elite Palace Hotel or similar.

Day 2 Stockholm City Sightseeing – Riga

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.

Day 3 Riga City Sightseeing

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, City Hall, the Brotherhood of Blackheads building, Sainte Marie Gothic Cathedral and the Freedom Monument. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight in the Radisson Blu Latvija Hotel or similar.

Day 4 Riga - Tallinn City Sightseeing

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 Sokos Viru Hotel or similar.

Day 5 Tallinn - Helsinki

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 Park Helsinki hotel or similar.

Day 6 Helsinki City Sightseeing – Stockholm

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.

Day 7 Stockholm

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 Elite Palace Hotel or similar.

Day 8 Stockholm Departure

Transfer from hotel to airport and end of arrangements.


2021 departures:
05, 19 June
17 July
14 August
11 September

Notes:

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.

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Stockholm - Riga - Tallinn - Helsinki - Stockholm
  • Tour Category

    Escorted
  • Duration

    8 Days

    Departures

    Jun - Sep

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: 5 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast; overnight cruise Stockholm-Riga (Day 2), Helsinki-Stockholm (Day 6) A-class outside cabins including breakfast; ferry Tallinn-Helsinki (Day 5); 3hr city sightseeing in Stockholm (Day 2), Riga (Day 3), Tallinn (Day 4); 2hr city sightseeing in Helsinki (Day 6); hotel to cruise terminal transfers (Days 2, 5, 6); cruise terminal to hotel transfers (Days 5, 7); return airport transfers (Days 1, 8); coach travel and services of an English speaking tour escort (Day 2-7).

      EXCLUDES: optional excursions; luggage handling.

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