Four Viking Capitals & Cruises
Four Viking Capitals & Cruises– Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden –9 days / 8 nights, Stockholm - Baltic Sea Cruise - Helsinki - Copenhagen - DFDS Seaways Cruise - OsloExplore Scandinavian Capitals: Stockholm and Helsinki, both surrounded by a beautiful archipelago of islands and hamlets. Continue to Denmark's fairy-tale city of Copenhagen, and the Viking Capital of Oslo. Enjoy overnight cruises across the Baltic Sea on the luxurious ships of Silja Line and DFDS Seaways. Explore the idyllic Swedish countryside, cross over the new Øresund Bridge into Denmark and sail from Copenhagen through the Oslo Fjord to Oslo.
|Operation||July 1 - August 13, 2014|
|Departure||Guaranteed departures Tuesdays 2014: |
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
|Price||$2,629 per person in double room |
$3,617 single room
|Included||5 nights first class hotels, all rooms with private facilities |
Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily
Daily 3-course dinner (except on 2nd night in Stockholm and 2nd night in Copenhagen)
1 x lunch on day 5
4 hours guided tour of Stockholm
3 hours guided tours Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki
Baltic Cruise Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm
2 nights onboard Silja Line, 2-berth seaside cabin with shower/toilet
2 dinners and 2 buffet breakfasts on board
Overnight cruise DFDS Seaways, 2-berth seaside cabin with shower/toilet
Dinner and buffet breakfast onboardEntrance to Tivoli Gardens on day 6
All visits as mentioned in itinerary
Luggage assistance at all hotels
English speaking tour escort throughout
Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbelts
Transfers airport/hotel on first and last days to coincide with individual flight times
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes |
Personal items / alcoholic beverages
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Transfers to/from a different airport than the one mentioned in the tour program may incur a supplement. |
These tours are organized by our Associate Partners in Copenhagen. In order to offer a greater variety of tour options, the programs allow for participants to join or depart from the tour in various transit locations. We do hope that the possible change of group participants does not cause any inconvenience as it is meant to offer a greater variety of travel experiences to travelers.
Please inquire about our favorable airfares on Icelandair or SAS.
|Tour Options||Four Capitals, 14 nights as above + extension Oslo - Oslo, from $4,799|
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Day 1 ARRIVE STOCKHOLM (D) Arrive Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Transfer to hotel in connection with your flight arrival. Dinner and accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign, a first class hotel centrally located. Your tour escort will meet you at 19.50 hrs in the hotel lobby.
Day 2 STOCKHOLM (B) After your first Scandinavian buffet breakfast, start of 4 hours guided tour of Stockholm. Famous sights on the tour include the Royal Palace, the Parliament Buildings, the island of Djurgården and the Old Town (Gamla Stan), with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Rooms, where the Nobel Prize Banquet is held each year.
Afternoon free in Stockholm. We can recommend a visit to the impressive Vasa Museum or one of the popular canal tours. Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign. Please note that dinner is not included today because our experience shows that in Stockholm guests prefer to eat out at a restaurant of their own choice. Your tour escort will gladly assist you with table reservations.
Day 3 STOCKHOLM - BALTIC SEA CRUISE - HELSINKI (B, D) Morning free in Stockholm for exploring this beautiful city, often called the Venice of the North because of its many canals and waterways. We can recommend the 2 hours boat tour "Under the Bridges of Stockholm". Afternoon coach transfer for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Silja Line.
17.00 hrs: Start of your cruise to Helsinki, sailing slowly through the Stockholm archipelago past numerous small islands. Buffet dinner on board. Choice of entertainment, shops, casino, bars. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/toilet. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.
Onboard Silja Line, seaside cabin
Day 4 HELSINKI - BALTIC SEA CRUISE - STOCKHOLM (B, D) Enjoy your buffet breakfast, as you sail into Helsinki. You retain your cabin on the ship. Morning 3 hours guided tour of the Finnish capital. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenskij Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, New Opera House, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, etc. Afternoon free for shopping or exploring this bustling city on the Baltic.
17.00 hrs: Embarkation on Silja Line ferry for return cruise to Stockholm. 3-course dinner and accommodation on board.
Onboard Silja Line, seaside cabin
Day 5 STOCKHOLM - COPENHAGEN (B, L, D) After a delicious buffet breakfast on board, arrive back in Stockholm at 09.30 hrs. The tour continues by coach through the pleasant countryside of Southern Sweden to Klarälven near Lake Vättern. Stop for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch continue through the provinces of Småland and Skåne to the city of Malmö. Cross over the new Øresund Bridge to arrive in wonderful Copenhagen during the early evening. Dinner and accommodation at Admiral Hotel, wonderfully located in the centre close to Nyhavn and Strøget.
Day 6 COPENHAGEN (B, D) The day starts with a 3 hours guided tour of the city. During the tour you will see the Amalienborg Palace, Christiansborg Palace (seat of the Danish Parliament), Hans Christian Andersen's statue, Gefion Fountain, the old harbour of Nyhavn, the famous Little Mermaid, and many other popular sights. Afternoon free in Copenhagen. We can recommend a tour down the popular pedestrian shopping street Strøget, or a visit to Rosenborg Palace. Your tour escort will provide you with entrance tickets to the famous Tivoli Gardens. Accommodation at Admiral Hotel.
Day 7 COPENHAGEN - CRUISE - OSLO (B, D) After a tasty Danish buffet breakfast, morning free in Copenhagen for shopping and sightseeing. Afternoon transfer by coach to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise to Oslo, departing at 17.00 hrs. Enjoy a delicious Scandinavian buffet dinner as you cruise gently up the Kattegat on your way to Oslo. There is dancing and entertainment on board, or you may prefer to sit out on deck and watch the sunset. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/toilet. We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.
Onboard DFDS Seaways, seaside cabin
Day 8 OSLO (B, D) Scandinavian buffet breakfast is being served on board, as you sail up the exciting Oslo Fjord to reach the Norwegian capital at 09.30 hrs. After disembarkation, this morning's 3 hours guided tour of Oslo takes you to see the world-famous Viking Ships and the amazing Vigeland Sculpture Park and other famous sights. Afternoon free in Oslo. We can recommend a visit to the Munch Museum or a stroll along the Karl Johan shopping boulevard. Dinner and accommodation at Radisson BLU Plaza Hotel, ideally situated close to the Karl Johans Gate and Royal Palace.
Day 9 OSLO DEPARTURE (B) Guests on the Four Capitals Tour have transfer to Oslo Gardermoen Airport to coincide with individual flight departures.
Guests taking the Fjords of Norway extension depart from Oslo by coach after breakfast.