Round the Baltic Sea (Independent)
7 Days Independent Tour from Helsinki, Tallinn & Stockholm

Features and Inclusions

  • Accommodation at 1st class hotels for 5  nights incl. breakfast

  • Accommodation in exterior cabin for 1 night incl. breakfast 

  • 1 buffet lunch, 1 buffet dinner

  • Helsinki Card for 48 hours

  • 2nd class train ticket from Helsinki to Turku

  • A-Class exterior cabin from Turku to Stockholm

  • A-Class exterior cabin from Stockholm to Tallinn

  • Deck ticket from Tallinn to Helsinki (no cabin)

  • Service Charges and Taxes on included items

  • NOTE: This is a non-escorted tour. 

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Preferred Hotels

Helsinki:

Scandic Simonketta or similar

Turku:

Scandic Plaza or similar

Stockholm:

Scandic Sergel Plaza or similar

Tallinn:

Radisson Blu Sky or similar

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Departures and Prices 2016

On Request from

May 1 - August 30, 2016

Per Person In Shared Twin

$ 1860.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 1260.00

ITINERARY

An independent tour by cruise ship allowing you to explore the three Baltic Capital: Helsinki, Tallinn & Stockholm at your own pace. The comfortable TallinkSilja vessels take you easily around the Baltic Sea.

Day 1: Helsinki

Arrive in Helsinki. Self-transfer to downtown hotel. The convenient airport bus service stops at central railway station quite nearby the city center hotels. You receive your travel documents at the hotel reception. Included is a 48-hour Helsinki card along with a booklet that contains details of the bonuses it offers. The card is an all-in-one public transportation and admission ticket, an easy way to discover Helsinki on your own. Accommodation at Scandic Hotel Simonkenttä or similar.  (O)

Day 2: Helsinki

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Helsinki is a trendy, pulsating metropolis, yet a compact city with a welcoming atmosphere and ideal destination to explore on your own. All major downtown attractions, shopping areas and museums can be easily reached on foot. The city offers a combinations of stunning architectural styles ranging from Neo Classical to twentieth-century Finnish modernism. Boat trip to the islands that lie off the shoreline are a popular pastime among locals an provide a superb view of the elegant city skyline from the sea. Accommodation at Scandic Hotel Simonkenttä or similar.  (B,O)

Day 3: Helsinki - Turku

After breakfast at hotel you still have the morning on your own to explore the city before taking a midday train to Turku, Finland’s oldest town and former capital and the European Capital of the Culture in 2011. Upon arrival at Turku Railway Station, self transfer to the nearby hotel. As the oldest city and the former capital of Finland, Turku is home to the most remarkable medieval landmarks of the country, including the Castle and the Cathedral. The wooden workshop houses of the Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum tell tales about the trades and city life of days gone by. Accommodation at Scandic Hotel Plaza or similar. (B,O)

Day 4: Turku - Stockholm

After early breakfast at hotel – self transfer to Turku harbor for a wonderful full day cruise to Stockholm, capital of Sweden. During the cruise you have a cabin with sea view to rest in peace. A delicious buffet lunch is served on board while the ship sails through the wonderful archipelago. Early evening arrival in Stockholm and self transfer to your hotel. Accommodation at Scandic Hotel Sergel Plaza or similar. (B,L,O)

Day 5: Stockholm - Tallinn

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day to explore Sweden’s charming capital which is built on fourteen islands. Highlights include the City Hall, the Old Town, the unique Vasa Museum, and the new Museum of Modern Art.
Self transfer to harbor in the late afternoon for boarding a night cruise to Tallinn, the other European Cultural Capital of 2011. Buffet Dinner at ship’s restaurant. Enjoy shopping and entertainment on board. Accommodation in an exterior cabin.
(B,D,O)

Day 6: Tallinn

After breakfast onboard – self transfer to your hotel. Tallinn, one of the oldest cities on the Baltic Sea, lies across the Gulf of Finland, just 80 kilometers to the south from Helsinki. Winding cobblestone streets, massive city walls and mighty towers bear witness to the city’s medieval past. Truly a living museum, the Old Town captures the feeling of the medieval era like no other place in the world. Accommodation at Radisson Blu Sky or similar. (B,O)

Day 7: Tallinn - Helsinki

Enjoy buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer on your own to harbor and shuttle ferry to Helsinki.  (B)

 

B=Breakfast,  O=Overnight                                                           fitstb

 

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