Around the Baltic Sea
Around the Baltic Sea– Baltics, Finland, Sweden –7 days / 6 nights, Helsinki - Turku - Stockholm - Tallinn - HelsinkiAn independent tour by cruise ship allowing you to explore the four Baltic cities; Helsinki, Turku, Stockholm and Tallinn at your own pace. The beautiful Tallink/Silja ship takes you easily around the Baltic Sea. Sail through the Stockholm Archipelagos. Visit Turku and stroll through the Old Town of Tallinn. Both are European Capitals of Culture in 2011.
|Operation||January 1 - October 30, 2015|
|Price||from $1,275 per person|
|Included||5 nights accommodations
Daily Scandinavian breakfast
1 night on board Tallink/Silja
Helsinki card for 48 hours
Train, Helsinki - Turku
Deck passage, Tallinn - Helsinki
Outside cabin for day crossing, Turku - Stockholm
Service fee $25
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Day 1 ARRIVAL IN HELSINKI Arrive in Helsinki. Self-transfer to downtown hotel. The airport bus service stops at central railway station nearby the Scandic Simonkenttä Hotel. The property is situated off the main street Mannerheimintie. 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.
Day 2 HELSINKI (B) Helsinki is a trendy, yet a compact city with a welcoming athmosphere, an 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.
Day 3 HELSINKI - TURKU (B) After breakfast, enjoy the morning on your own to explore. Depart by train to Turku, Finland's oldest town and former capital. Self transfer to the hotel. Visit the Castle and the Cathedral and the wooden workshop houses of the Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum tell tales about the trades and city life of days gone by.
Day 4 TURKU - STOCKLHOLM (B) After early breakfast at hotel, self transfer to Turku harbor for a wonderful day cruise to Stockholm. During the cruise you have a cabin with sea view to rest in peace. Enjoy buffet lunch on board ( on your own) while the ship sails through the wonderful archipelago. Early evening arrival in Stockholm and self transfer to your hotel.
Day 5 STOCKHOLM - TALLINN (B) Breakfast at hotel. Full day to explore Stockholm. 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. Enjoy shopping and entertainment on board. Accommodation in an exterior cabin.
Day 6 TALLINN (B) After breakfast onboard, self transfer to your hotel. Tallinn, one of the oldest cities on the Baltic Sea. 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.
Day 7 TALLINN - HELSINKI (B) Enjoy buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer on your own to harbor and depart by ferry back to Helsinki. End of tour.