From Scandinavian to Baltic Capitals | Small Group Tour from Australia

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Overview

FREE EXTENSION: Enjoy complimentary days in Helsinki. With this amazing small group tour, explore the full Scandinavian region, including Finland, at its best. Then make your way to the Baltics and with our professional local guides uncover the secrets of the three unique capitals: Tallin, Riga, and Vilnius.

Tour type:
Small group tour
Tour rating:
4.89 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star central hotels
    Standard rooms
    15 nights
    1 night on board of a ferry
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Private airport-hotel transfers
    Funicular round trip & a boat trip
    A train journey & 3 ferry trips
    2 private transfers
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 9 guided city tours
    Viking Ship Museum
    Rock Church
    Exceptional guides
  • MEALS
  • 16 breakfasts
    2 dinners

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival in Copenhagen

Welcome to the historical "harbor of merchants" and the outstanding capital of Denmark - Copenhagen! Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Day 2
Exploring Copenhagen Highlights

After breakfast, you meet your guide and private driver and enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour* of Copenhagen.

During the tour you stop and visit the symbol of Copenhagen - the world-famous Little Mermaid statue, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale. Then you drive around the Citadel before visiting both the Gefion Fountain and Amalienborg Square where the winter residence of the Royal Family is located. If possible you get to see the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony.

You then pass the colorful harbor of Nyhavn and the Rosenborg Castle. Then continue onto Christiansborg for a walk around the government area with a stop in front of the architectural beauty of the Old Danish Stock Exchange. After you return to the bus and drive by Tivoli Gardens, the National Museum, Carlsberg Glyptotek and the Town Hall Square before returning to the hotel.

*Please note that the order of sights seen might be changed due to traffic conditions.

Day 3
Ferry Trip to Oslo

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel in Copenhagen and spend the rest of the morning at leisure or join a carefully planned optional tour.

In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Oslo. You spend this night on board the ferry.

Day 4
Oslo Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Frogner Park

After breakfast, you arrive in the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo. Upon arrival, your guide and private driver meet you at the port and take you on a 3-hour panoramic city tour around the most magnificent attractions of the Norwegian capital.

You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park, informally known as the Vigeland Park named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.

Then you proceed to other famous Oslo attractions, including the Royal Palace, the Akershus fortress (no entrances included) and the Viking Ship Museum (entrance tickets included).

After the tour, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. You can relax in the hotel or join our carefully designed optional tour.

Day 5
Flamsbana Train Ride Oslo - Flam

Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station, where you board a train that takes you to an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway.

Upon arrival, you walk to your hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.

 

Day 6
Boat Ride to Bergen

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure. You can join a carefully planned morning optional tour.

In the afternoon you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. This is a wonderful experience definitely worth trying!

Upon arrival, you walk to your centrally located hotel for overnight.

Day 7
Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen.

During the tour, you take a walk at the famous Bryggen district, visit the Fish Market and experience a fantastic Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You may join a carefully designed optional tour.

Day 8
Flight to Stockholm

Today you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight to the magnificent capital of Sweden - Stockholm.

Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring Stockholm attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

Day 9
Stockholm Old Town Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide and private driver and enjoy a 3-hour panoramic city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm.

During the tour, you explore the brilliant Old Town that is one of the biggest and most well-preserved medieval Old Towns in Europe and see the famous Royal Palace, the Stockholm Cathedral and the City Hall (no entrances included).

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You can join our carefully planned optional tour.

Day 10
Ferry Trip to Helsinki

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Helsinki. You spend this night on board the ferry.

Day 11
Exploring Helsinki Old Town & Visiting the Rock Church

After breakfast, you arrive in the port of Helsinki where you meet your guide and driver who take you on a wonderful panoramic city tour around the most fantastic attractions of Helsinki.

During the tour, you walk through the vivid Central Harbor and Market Square, explore the charming Old Town and visit the famous Rock Church and the Helsinki Cathedral.

After the tour, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free. You can join our carefully designed optional tour.

Day 12
Transfer to Tallinn & City Tour

After breakfast at your hotel in Helsinki, you check-out and your driver takes you to the pier for a quick 2-hour ferry ride to Estonia (tickets are included)

Welcome to the beautiful capital of Estonia - Tallinn! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the port and transfers you to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage.

Shortly you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful 3-hour walking tour around the most magnificent attractions of Tallinn.

During the tour, you explore both Upper and Lower parts of the Old Town. In the Upper Old Town you visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, go inside the Dome Church and admire magnificent views over the city rooftops from the observation platform.

In the Lower Old Town, you see the wonderful Town Hall Square and the Town Council's Pharmacy believed to be the oldest working pharmacy in Europe. Then you proceed to St. Catherine’s Passage that provides numerous shopping opportunities at the local craft workshops, including glass, leather, and ceramic wares, and finish the tour next to the iconic Viru Gates.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 13
Transfer to Riga & City Tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the charming capital of Latvia - Riga in about 4,5 hours.

Upon arrival, you are taken to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage. Later you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting Riga attractions.

During the tour you take a walk on the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, visit the Dome Cathedral and the Church of St. Peter (entrance tickets are included) and explore the heart of Riga’s Art Nouveau heritage - a famous Albert street abundant in beautiful buildings with unusual sculptures, colored bricks and tiles, geometric ornaments and uniquely shaped windows.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 14
Free Day in Riga

This day is free for you to continue exploring the fantastic attractions of Riga on your own or take one of our carefully prepared optional tours.

Day 15
Transfer to Vilnius & City Tour

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the charming capital of Lithuania - Vilnius in about 4 hours.

Upon arrival, you are taken to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage. Later you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour walking city tour around the most fantastic Vilnius attractions.

During the tour, you explore the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, visit the famous Vilnius Cathedral and go inside the oldest university in Lithuania dating back to 1579 - the Vilnius University (entrance tickets are included).

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 16
Free Day in Vilnius

This day is free for you to continue exploring the fantastic attractions of Vilnius on your own.

 

Day 17
Departure from Vilnius

This is the last day of your amazing journey through Russia and the Baltics! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!


Included

15 nights in centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant

Always included:

  • Central location close to major sights
  • Buffet breakfasts
  • Free WiFi
  • Spacious beds

What's included
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Bergen, Stockholm,  Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class ferry tickets Copenhagen - Oslo and Stockholm - Helsinki;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Bergen - Stockholm;
  • Star Class seat onboard a Helsinki - Tallinn ferry;
  • Private transfers: Tallinn - Riga and Riga - Vilnius;
  • Entrance tickets to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo and the Rock Church in Helsinki;
  • Large suitcase porterage from Oslo hotel directly to Bergen hotel;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.


Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Tour highlights
  • Guided city tours of cities including Oslo, Helsinki, Stockholm, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius
  • A bus sightseeing tour of Copenhagen
  • Visit to the Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Scenic Flamsbana train ride
  • Boat ride to Bergen and Floibanen funicular ride
  • A visit to Rock Church in Helsinki
What to Know
  • Usual tip size in restaurants is 10% of the check. Recommended tips for guides and drivers is $8-12 per day for a great level of service.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must to stay warm on all parts of your journey, especially travelling in the Baltic sea
  • The northern European climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers

Dates & Rates

Dates
May 12
May - 28, 2019
May 19
Jun - 4, 2019
May 26
Jun - 11, 2019
Jun 2
Jun - 18, 2019
Jun 9
Jun - 25, 2019
Jun 16
Jul - 2, 2019
Jun 23
Jul - 9, 2019
Jun 30
Jul - 16, 2019
Jul 7
Jul - 23, 2019
Jul 14
Jul - 30, 2019
Jul 21
Aug - 6, 2019
Jul 28
Aug - 13, 2019
Aug 4
Aug - 20, 2019
Aug 11
Aug - 27, 2019
Aug 18
Sep - 3, 2019
Aug 25
Sep - 10, 2019
Sep 1
Sep - 17, 2019
Sep 8
Sep - 24, 2019
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$4,998
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$1,000
$4,998
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$5,198
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Dates
May 12
May - 28, 2019
May 19
Jun - 4, 2019
May 26
Jun - 11, 2019
Jun 2
Jun - 18, 2019
Jun 9
Jun - 25, 2019
Jun 16
Jul - 2, 2019
Jun 23
Jul - 9, 2019
Jun 30
Jul - 16, 2019
Jul 7
Jul - 23, 2019
Jul 14
Jul - 30, 2019
Jul 21
Aug - 6, 2019
Jul 28
Aug - 13, 2019
Aug 4
Aug - 20, 2019
Aug 11
Aug - 27, 2019
Aug 18
Sep - 3, 2019
Aug 25
Sep - 10, 2019
Sep 1
Sep - 17, 2019
Sep 8
Sep - 24, 2019
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$4,998
deposit
$1,000
$4,998
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$1,000
$4,998
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$1,000
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$1,000
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$1,000
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$5,198
deposit
$1,040
$5,198
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$1,040
$5,198
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$1,040
$5,198
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$5,198
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$5,198
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$1,040
$5,198
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$1,040
Single traveler
$6,748
deposit
$1,350
$6,748
deposit
$1,350
$6,748
deposit
$1,350
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$1,350
$6,748
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$1,350

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