We Love —
- Discover the capitals of Scandinavia and the Baltics on this 7 night tour.
- Feast on fabulous cuisine and unearth fascinating history as you are guided through these enchanting, historic cities.
- You will stay in comfortable accommodation throughout, including 2 nights on a cruise from Stockholm to Riga.
Book Now, Pay Later —
Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
Your Itinerary —
As you fly into Stockholm you'll enjoy a tantalising glimpse of the Stockholm archipelago: Sweden’s capital city spreads out over 14 islands in Lake Mälaren and looks out proudly to the Baltic Sea to the east. Her grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year-old history beautifully.Stockholm’s location on the shores of the Baltic Sea means that visitors can experience a balmy summer evening.
Upon arrival you will be free to to explore the multitude of chic bars, cafes & shops.
Overnight at The Clarion Hotel Amaranten with breakfast included.
Day 2: Tour of Stockholm
After breakfast you will meet your tour guide who will take you on a 3hr sightseeing tour of Stockholm. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Stockholm's harbour where you will board your cruise ship to Riga
Overnight on board with breakfast included.
Wake up in the magical city of Riga which you can explore with a drive along the central boulevards, enjoying your view of some of Riga's most pleasing sights.
Discover the enchanting old town with its winding, wobbly lanes which is a UNESCO Heritage Site with a plethora of hip cafés, bars and restaurants in which sweaty pork-and-potato dishes have given way to Nordic-inspired cuisine. Dominating the centre is Riga Cathedral with its Romanesque features; 18th-century baroque tower and 15th-century Gothic parts. Pilsētas Kanāls or City canal snakes alongside a thin belt of exquisite parkland dividing the Old Town from Central Riga.
Overnight at Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel with breakfast included.
After breakfast you will depart towards Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia.
Tallinn represents a medieval enclave perched on top of a hill looking overlooking the Baltics. Among the remains of the medieval battlements and towers, dominated by the simple arrows of Protestant churches, the cobbled and narrow streets lead through the city until the old square animated by its restaurants, shops, the passing of the little blue train and horse-drawn carriages.
Overnight at Sokos Viru Hotel with breakfast included.
Day 5: Tallinn - Helsinki
After breakfast you can explore the old town. The old town is located in the heart of Tallinn. Divided in two very distinctive parts: Toompea hill and The lower town, centered on Raekoja plats (the Town Hall Square) is still surrounded by a 2.5km fortified wall. Through the itinerary, you will admire the Orthodox Cathedral Alexander Nevsky and the Toompea castle (home to the Estonian Parliament), The City Hall Square, the house of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, St Olaf and Niguliste churches.
Afterwards you will be transferred to the dock for your short cruise to Helsinki.
Overnight at Scandic Grand Marina with breakfast included.
After breakfast you will depart on a sightseeing tour of the city of Helsinki. Amongst others, you will see Senaatintori, the Senate square’s, and its magnificent architectural ensemble. Right around the corner nearthe harbour, you will find the Kauppatori, the picturesque market square, characterised by an abundance of flowers, fruits and busy traders. The Tuomio kirkko (cathedral) is your next stop. It was built in the 19th century and has an impressive copper dome. Concerts are regularly taking place inside. Another church, the Temppeliaukio kirkko is carved into the rock which cause the excellent acoustics.
One of the last stops is the Uspenski Cathedral - the Orthodox Cathedral in neo-Byzantine style rears its mighty mass of red brick in the Katajanokka Island. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the port where you will board your cruise ship to Riga
Overnight on board with breakfast included.
Day 7: Free time in Stockholm
Upon arrival in Sweden's capital you will be free to discover more of this captivating city.
Overnight at the Clarion Hotel Amaranten with breakfast included.
Day 8: Departure for the UK
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Your Hotels —
You will be staying in standard rooms throughout with breakfast included.
Rooms sleep up to
Clarion Hotel Amaranten 4* - Stockholm (2 nights)
Overnight on Tallink & Silja Ship on night 2 & 6
On board Tallink and Silja Line ships you can expect entertaining shows with international artists and exciting dance numbers every night. You can also treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary experience which carefully created by master chefs!
Radisson Blu Elizabete 4* - Riga (1 night)
Sokos Viru 4* - Tallinn (1 night)
Scandic Grand Marina 4* - Helsinki (1 night)
If these hotels are not available you will be accommodated in ones of a similar standard.
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Included as per itinerary.