Baltic Sea Capitals Cruise

Ocean CruiseSweden, Finland, and Baltics

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From $655 USD
April 1 - December 31, 2018
7 Days / 6 Nights

Baltic Sea Capitals cruise offers city break destinations of Tallink Silja Line: Riga, Stockholm, Helsinki and Tallinn on modern Tallink/Silja Line ships.

Overview

The whole Baltic Sea is within your reach with this flexible Baltic Sea Capitals cruise. You can combine different routes to create the holiday of your dreams. The city break destinations of Tallink Silja - Riga, Stockholm, Helsinki and Tallinn - all have their own special charm and historic sites, activities, and happenings. Cruise on Tallink/Silja Line ships, Star/Megastar to Tallinn and the fabulous Silja Serenade / Silja Symphony from Stockholm.

Operation

April 1 - December 31, 2018

Departure

Daily, April 1 - December 31, 2018

Price

from $655 per person, based on double inside cabins B, low season departures

Included

  • One night in Tallink Hotel Riga
  • Riga-Stockholm cruise with Isabelle / Romantika
  • One night in Nordic Choice / Scandic hotel in Stockholm
  • Stockholm-Helsinki cruise with Silja Serenade / Silja Symphony 
  • One night in Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Helsinki 
  • Helsinki-Tallinn with Tallink Shuttles Star/Megastar 
  • One night in Tallink City Hotel in Tallinn
  • Evening entertainment on board

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • Riga-Stockholm cruise with Isabelle / Romantika
  • Daily departures between Stockholm and Riga 
  • Stockholm-Helsinki cruise with Silja Serenade / Silja Symphony 
  • Departure Stockholm 16.45 | Arrival Helsinki 09.55
  • Helsinki-Tallinn with Tallink Shuttles Star/Megastar 
  • Daily departures between Helsinki - Tallinn on Star/Megastar 
  • On Europa 22 h -cruise from Helsinki disembarkation in Tallinn is the next day during 08:00-12:10.

Tour Options

  • Overnights in Riga
  • Overnight in Stockholm
  • Overnight in Helsinki
  • Overnight in Tallinn
  • City sightseeing tours

Sample itinerary

Day 1 RIGA - 800 YEARS OF CULTURE

Riga is with its one million inhabitants the biggest city in the Baltic countries. The city is an elegant mixture of medieval houses, Soviet monuments and modern business buildings.

The historic centre of Riga has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List and is a must seen place for tourists. Riga is famous for its old houses and the Art Nouveau architecture in many parts of the city. The beautiful facades of the houses tell about the period of middle-class prosperity at the beginning of the 20th century.

The Tallink Hotel Riga is a new modern business class hotel with a touch of history and unique design elements. Strategically located in the Riga city center, not far from the central railway station, five minutes walk from the Old Town. The hotel has the first and only open grill-bar in Riga.

Tallink Hotel Riga ****

Day 2 RIGA - STOCKHOLM or v.v. (B)

Morning at leisure in Riga for sightseeing or shopping. Ship departs Riga bound for Stockholm at 17:30. 
Overnight onboard the M/S Isabelle or Romantika

Day 3 ARRIVAL STOCKHOLM (B)

Stockholm, the Royal Metropolis.

Breakfast on board before your arrival in Stockholm 10:30. Fall in love with trendy and vibrant capital of Sweden, Stockholm, one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. Time to visit Gamla Stan, the Old Town, one of the largest and best preserved medieval city centers in Europe. Perhaps visit the Vasa Maritime Museum with 17th-century ship, which capsized and sank in Stockholm 1628. Today Vasa is the world's only preserved 17th century ship and the most visited museum in Scandinavia.

Hotel Scandic Grand Central in Stockholm has a central city location, close to Stockholm's Central Station, shopping and sights. The hotel building is 130 years old, yet the atmosphere is modern and fresh.

Hotel Scandic Grand Central ****

Day 4 STOCKHOLM - HELSINKI (B)

Morning at leisure. Departure Stockholm 16:45 , arrival in Helsinki 09:55. 

In the afternoon it's time to step onboard another luxurious cruise ship and head back to Helsinki. You will never forget your Baltic Sea cruise experience and the fascinating Promenade onboard the M/S Silja Serenade or Silja Symphony! Enjoy the amenities onboard the fabulous ship.

Overnight onboard Silja Serenade or Silja Symphony

Day 5 ARRIVAL HELSINKI (B)

Helsinki, a lively Maritime City
Breakfast on board as you sail through the archipelago surrounding Helsinki. Arrival in Helsinki 09:55.

The symbol of Helsinki is the brilliant white cathedral known in Finnish as Tuomiokirkko that towers above Senate Square. Helsinki offers architectural jewels, international top design, hot fashion names and grand outdoor events and festivals in the heart of the city. Within the past few years Helsinki has emerged as an internationally significant trendsetter, while still retaining its soft nature typical of a small town.

The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki, has always been one of the city’s most vibrant places—an iconic destination for jet setters, culture seekers and business leaders alike. The historic building dates to 1917, when Finland gained its independence. The hotel’s close proximity to a number of local attractions puts the city within easy reach. 

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel ****

Day 6  ARRIVAL TALLINN - UNESCO HERITAGE CITY

Choose your departure from Helsinki for the two-hour journey to Tallinn. There are numerous departures daily, one option might be the departure on the Megastar from Helsinki at 10:30, arrival in Tallinn 12:30.

Sail on the new Megastar, one of the most comfortable fast ferries in Europe, if not in the whole world, a new generation in fast ferry service. The maiden voyage of the new Tallink Shuttle Megastar was 29 January 2017. Coffee & Co., the best café of the Baltic Sea, has been sailing on Silja Serenade for a year. The Megastar’s customers will also be able to enjoy the flavors and atmosphere of the best café of the Baltic Sea. Enjoy a cup of coffee served to your table, while cruising along the Baltic Sea, is something that even the best trendy cafés cannot offer.

This historic Hanseatic Town, rich in culture and history, offers many opportunities for sightseeing and activities. Visit the cobble-stoned Old Town, the Market Square, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Kadriorg Palace, and more.

Did you know that Tallinn is only 85 km from Helsinki? Wander around the town and visit small boutiques, stop for a cup of coffee at one of the charming cafés or enjoy a pint in a beer cellar. Overnight at the Tallink City Hotel.

Tallink City Hotel ****

Day 7 TALLINN (B)

After breakfast check-out and end of services.

Option: Return cruise Tallinn - Stockholm on the m/S Baltic Queen or Victoria, or to Helsinki on the Megastar or Star. 

The cruise can also be started in Helsinki or Stockholm.

One - way cruises available as well.

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