Jewels of The Baltics
10 Days

ITINERARY

Overview:
This tour takes you on a journey combining two Nordic capitals with the capitals of the three Baltic Countries. You will have plenty of opportunity to explore the cities and all this region has to offer. The itinerary can be extended with pre-tours in Copenhagen if you would like to see more of Scandinavia.

Day 1 – Arrival To Sweden
“Welcome to the Kingdom of Sweden!

Arrival in Stockholm, a city surrounded by almost 25.000 small islands. Transfer to the hotel by using shuttle bus.   Depending on your arrival time, you can start exploring Stockholm already today. The city has plenty to offer: walk along the streets and explore the city of the royal family, and the main Drottninggatan – the “Queen Street”, with many shops, bars, and cafes.

Overnight at Clarion Sign or similar.”

Day 2 – Stockholm
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Free day to start exploring Stockholm on your own. Stockholm is generally referred to as Beauty on Water, or Venice of the North, as the city is built upon 14 islands. It is surrounded by Lake Mälaren, and by the Baltic Sea. The city’s grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history, and museums reveal its 700-year-old history beautifully.  You may choose to trace your own path to discover Stockholm’s secret corners or join some of the offered optional activities. We recommend that you book the optional activities in advance.

Overnight at Clarion Sign or similar.”

Day 3 – Stockholm To Helsinki
“Breakfast in the hotel.

09:00 am: Meet your Tour Leader and a local guide at the reception of your hotel and depart for a 3-hour Sightseeing Tour in Stockholm. During your sightseeing tour you will visit the Gamla Stan (Old town), where you will be charmed by cobblestone streets,crooked but beautifully preserved buildings, The Royal Palace, gothic churches and excellent cafés, bars, restaurants,and Swedish design-ware shops.  In the afternoon, transfer to the Stockholm harbour and board your overnight cruise to Helsinki.  Overnight on board of the cruise, inside B-class cabin, twin bed Upgrade possible on request.”

Day 4 – Helsinki – Tallinn
“Breakfast on board.

Welcome to Finland and its magnificent capital city Helsinki! Upon arrival to Helsinki you will enjoy a 2-hour Sightseeing Tour of Helsinki. Amongst others, you will see Senaatintori, the Senate square’s, and its magnificent architectural ensemble. Right around the corner near the harbour, you will find the
Kauppatori, the picturesque market square, characterised by an abundance of flowers, fruits and busy traders. TheTuomio Kirkko (cathedral) is our next stop. It was built in the 19th century and has an impressive copper dome. Concerts are regularly taking place inside. Another church, the Temppeliaukio Kirkko is carved into the rock, which gives excellent acoustics. One of the last stops is the Uspenski Cathedral – the Orthodox Cathedral in neo-Byzantine style rears its mighty mass of red brick in the Katajanokka Island. Late afternoon transfer to the cruise-ship terminal, where you will embark on a 2-hour-cruise to Tallinn.

Overnight at Park Inn by Radisson Meriton or similar.”

Day 5 – Tallinn
“Breakfast in the hotel.

In the morning, 3-hour Sightseeing Tour of Tallinn with a local guide: The old town is located in the heart of Tallinn. Divided in two very distinctive parts: Toompea hill and The lower town, centered on Raekoja plats (the Town Hall Square) is still surrounded by a 2,5km-fortified wall. Through the itinerary, you will admire the Orthodox Cathedral Alexander Nevsky and the Toompea castle (home to the Estonian Parliament), The City Hall Square, the house of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, St Olaf and Niguliste churches.  Rest of the day at leisure to continue exploring the city at your own pace, visit some more attractions, try the local cuisine do some shopping, etc.

Overnight at Park Inn by Radisson Meriton or similar.”

Day 6 – Tallinn – Riga
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Free time in the morning to further explore Tallinn! You may choose to further discover Tallinn’s on your own or join some of the offered optional activities. We recommend that you book the optional activities in advance.  Afternoon departure towards Riga on a long-distance coach, with a short break in Pärnu, a bustling beach retreat with early 20th-century buildings, and a beautiful promenade where you can try a local snack before continuing to Latvia.

Overnight at Radisson BLU Latvija or similar.”

Day 7 – Riga
“Breakfast in the hotel.

In the morning, 3-hour Sightseeing Tour of Riga, where we visit the UNESCO world heritage sights as elegant Art Nouveau district, the old town with many medieval churches in it. Drive along central boulevards of Riga surrounded with beautiful city Canal Park and Bastion hill, many beautiful parks, New Opera house from the XIX century, the Riga Castle build for Riga’s archbishop in the 14th century, largest in Europe Riga’s Central market build from reused zeppelin hangars. During the walk along cobble streets of Riga we see impressive Powder Tower, Swedish barracks, and Swedish gate, “”Three Brothers”, Brotherhood of Blackheads building established there 600 years ago, majestic Dome Cathedral founded in 1211 with one of the best organs in Europe with
nearly 7000 pipes, house of cats, Richard Vagner Street, and theatre where he conducted in 1830s, Great and Small guild houses.  Rest of the day at leisure to continue exploring the city at your own pace, visit some more attractions and try the local cuisine.”

Day 8 – Riga – Vilnius
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Free time in the morning to continue exploring Riga! You can stroll around the beautiful streets of the Old Town, do some shopping, or have a traditional Latvian meal.  Afternoon departure to Vilnius on a long-distance coach. On the way, after crossing the border to Lithuania, a short photo break at the impressive pilgrimage site Hill of Crosses, which origins remain a mystery.

Overnight at Congress Hotel or similar.”

Day 9 – Vilnius
“Breakfast in the hotel.

In the morning, 3-hour Sightseeing Tour of Vilnius. The Old Town, whose architectural ensemble of Central European Catholic inspiration contrasts with the Germanic influence found in the other Baltic capitals, offers a maze of winding streets, inner courtyards, old churches that seem jealously hide some mysteries. This tour notably includes Vilnius Cathedral and a visit to Saint Anne’s Church (ext.): one of Lithuania’s Gothic masterpieces.  Rest of the day at leisure; enjoy some last-minute shopping for Baltic souvenirs, try the local cuisine or choose some of the optional activities.

Overnight at Congress Hotel or similar.”

Day 10 – Departure
“Breakfast in the hotel.

Depending on your departure time, you might still have some time to enjoy in the city. Transfer to the airport by using shuttle bus.”

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2023
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Jul 01 - Jul 10 CAD 2,240 CAD 3,215
Jul 15 - Jul 24 CAD 2,240 CAD 3,215
Jul 29 - Aug 07 CAD 2,240 CAD 3,215
Aug 12 - Aug 21 CAD 2,240 CAD 3,215
Aug 26 - Sep 04 CAD 2,240 CAD 3,215
Sep 09 - Sep 19 CAD 2,240 CAD 3,215
2024
Dates Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
12 July - 21 July CAD 2,575 CAD 3,355
21 July - 04 Aug CAD 2,575 CAD 3,355
16 Aug - 25 Aug CAD 2,575 CAD 3,355
30 Aug - 08 Sep CAD 2,575 CAD 3,355
Options Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Pre-Night in Stockholm / Per Person CAD 205 CAD 380
Post-Night in Vilnius / Per Person CAD 150 CAD 195
Supplement Outside Cabin (Stockholm To Helsinki) / Per Person CAD 90 CAD 160
Accommodation:
Stockholm
Clarion Sign or similar
Tallinn
Park Inn by Radisson Meriton or similar
Riga
Radisson BLU Latvija or similar
Vilnius
Congress Hotel or similar

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INCLUSIONS

Inclusion:

  • 8 overnights in the mentioned hotels or similar, with breakfast ( Day 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9)
  • 1 overnight on board of a cruise, B-class inside cabins, twin bed, with breakfast (Day 3)
  • Coach at disposal for sightseeing (Day 3, 4, 5, 7 & 9)
  • Transfer from hotel in Stockholm to the cruise terminal (Day 3)
  • Transfer from the cruise terminal to Helsinki( Day4)
  • Transfer from Helsinki to the cruise terminal (Day 4)
  • Cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn (2 hours) (Day 4)
  • Transfer from cruise terminal in Tallinn to hotel in Tallin (Day 4)
  • Transfer from hotel in Tallinn to hotel in Riga (Day 6)
  • Transfer from hotel in Riga to hotel in Vilnius (Day 8)
  • English speaking escort (meeting point before the sightseeing tour, at the reception of your hotel)

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