Four Capitals & Baltic Sea Cruises

Escorted TourNorway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark


From $2,750 USD
June 26 - August 7, 2018
9 Days / 8 Nights

Four Capitals, escorted tour to Scandinavian capital cities, combined with scenic Baltic Sea cruises from Stockholm to Helsinki, and Copenhagen to Oslo.

Overview

Explore 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 Oresund Bridge into Denmark and sail from Copenhagen through the Oslo Fjord to Oslo.

Operation

June 26 - August 7, 2018

Departure

Guaranteed departures 2018:

June 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7

Price

  • from $2,750 per person in double room
  • from $3,700 single room

Included

  • 8 nights Stockholm - Oslo
  • 5 nights 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
  • Visit to the Stadshuset (City Hall) in Stockholm
  • 3 hours guided tours Copenhagen, Oslo and Helsinki
  • Baltic Sea Cruise, Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm
  • 2 nights onboard Silja Line
  • 2-berth seaside cabin with private facilities
  • 2 dinners and 2 buffet breakfasts on board
  • Overnight cruise DFDS Seaways, Copenhagen - Oslo
  • 2-berth seaside cabin with shower/toilet
  • Buffet dinner and buffet breakfast on board
  • Entrance to Tivoli Gardens on day 6
  • All visits as mentioned in itinerary
  • Luggage assistance at all hotels with the group
  • English speaking tour escort throughout
  • Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seat belts
  • Transfers airport/hotel on first and last days to coincide with individual flight times*

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Gratuities
  • 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.
  • Please inquire about our favorable airfares on Icelandair or SAS.

Tour Options

  • Four Capitals + Scenic Norway, 14 nights as above + extension Oslo - Oslo, from $4,485

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 19.45 hrs (before dinner) in the hotel lobby.

Clarion Hotel Sign ****+

Day 2 STOCKHOLM (B)

After your 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 Djurgarden 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.

Clarion Hotel Sign ****+

Day 3 STOCKHOLM - BALTIC SEA CRUISE - HELSINKI (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel and morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon transfer from hotel to pier, for embarkation on a delightful overnight cruise from Stockholm. Sail slowly through the lovely archipelago past numerous small islands while enjoying your dinner on board.  Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC.

We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.

Day 4 HELSINKI - BALTIC SEA CRUISE - STOCKHOLM (B, D)

Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. Spend a whole day in this exciting city on the Baltic, retaining your cabin on the ship. Morning 3 hours guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. During the afternoon you can explore the busy market place or the many souvenir shops close to the harbor. Finnish  crystal and leather goods are an excellent buy. In the late afternoon departure of return cruise to Stockholm. Dinner and accommodation on board.

Onboard Silja Line, 2-berth seaside cabin

Day 5 STOCKHOLM - COPENHAGEN (B, L, D)

After a tasty buffet breakfast, arrive back in Stockholm. Route through Southern Sweden to Lake Vattern. Stop for lunch at local restaurant. Tour continues via
Jonkoping to the city of Malmo. Cross the new Øresund Bridge from Sweden to Denmark, to arrive in wonderful Copenhagen during the early evening.
Dinner and accommodation at the unique Admiral Hotel, located close to the Amalienborg Palace, the old Nyhavn harbor and the pedestrian streets.

Copenhagen Admiral Hotel ****+

Day 6 COPENHAGEN (B, D)

Buffet breakfast at the hotel and start of 3 hours guided panoramic tour of the city. You will see the Amalienborg Palace, residence of the Danish royal family, Gefion Fountain, Christiansborg Palace (Danish Parliament buildings), the old harbor of Nyhavn, and of course the famous Little Mermaid.

Afternoon free for exploring this fairy-tale city. Your tour escort will provide entrance tickets for the famous Tivoli Gardens. Accommodation at Admiral Hotel.

Copenhagen Admiral Hotel ****+

Day 7 COPENHAGEN - CRUISE - OSLO (B, D)

Morning free in Copenhagen. Afternoon transfer by coach from hotel to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise by ferry to Oslo, departing at 16.30 hrs. Enjoy your first Scandinavian smørgasbord dinner as you cruise gently up the Kattegat. Accommodation 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.

Day 8 OSLO (B, D)

A delicious buffet breakfast is being served as you cruise along the enchanting Oslo Fjord. Arrival in Oslo at 09.30 hrs, followed by 3 hours guided tour of the Norwegian capital, including the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park.

Afternoon free in Oslo. We can recommend a visit to the Munch Museum or a stroll along the Karl Johan boulevard. Dinner and accommodation at Thon Hotel Opera Oslo, ideally situated close to the Karl Johan Gate and Royal Palace.

Thon Hotel Opera ****

Day 9 OSLO DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Oslo Gardermoen Airport to coincide with individual flight departures.

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