Baltic Triangle– Baltics, Fnland, Russia –8 days / 7 nights, Tallinn - Helsinki - St.PetersburgOur Baltic Triangle features a blend of charming Old Town Tallinn with its well preserved history; ferry across the Gulf of Finland to Helsinki, capital and international metropolis with a small-town feel. Continue across the Russian border to St. Petersburg, the "Venice of the North" and treasure-packed city of the Czars. Visits to Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Peterhof, Grand Palace and Hermitage Museum are included.
|Operation||May 26 - September 22, 2017|
|Departure||Guaranteed departure tours 2017:
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15
|Price||Departures from May 26 & June 2, 30 & July 2
from $1,425 per person in double room
from $1,950 single room
Departures from June 9 - September 15
from $1,325 per person in double room
from $1,850 single room
|Included||7 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
7 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalized welcome package
Entrances to medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki
Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg
Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
Service o Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on all tours
Service of 1st class motorcoach or
1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Ferry Tallinn-Helsinki, outside cabin
Portage at hotels
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes
Russina Visa fee
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Tour Options||Additional excursions in Tallinn, Helsinki & St. Petersburg|
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Day 1 TALLINN Friday
Arrival in Tallinn, transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.
Day 2 TALLINN - OLD TOWN (B, D) Saturday
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall.
In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art.
This evening enjoy an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.
Day 3 TALLINN - HELSINKI (B) Sunday
This day offers an optional day excursion to Lahemaa National Park, where we visit Palmse Manor, a memorial to the von Pahlen family, and Sagadi Manor. The tour ends with a visit to the charming 16th century Vihula Manor and the Vodka Museum.
After lunch break, we head back to Tallinn to take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at Hotel Glo Art**** or similar.
Day 4 HELSINKI (B) Monday
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, the Sibelius Monument and the famous Church-in-the-Rock.
The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland.
Day 5 HELSINKI - ST. PETERSBURG (B) Tuesday
Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** or similar.
Day 6 ST. PETERSBURG - CITY TOUR (B) Wednesday
St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title "The Venice of the North". During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more.
The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg's tri-centennial celebrations.
In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne" and snacks.
Day 7 ST. PETERSBURG (B, D) Thursday
The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks.
In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered.
In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch.
Day 8 DEPARTURE ST. PETERSBURG (B) Breakfast at your hotel. Optional transfer to St. Petersburg airport for your departure.