Day 1: COPENHAGEN
Copenhagen was once a humble fishing village, but today it is the glittering capital of Denmark. Copenhagen is considered to be Scandinavia’s pre-eminent city. The city’s 1000 year history written by ambitious kings, inspiring artists and designers can be found in the sumptuous palaces, copper-roofed town houses and cobbled squares.
Day 2: COPENHAGEN
Copenhagen panorama sightseeing tour by air-conditioned bus with glass panels that allows you an amazing view of the city. Along the tour, pass all the major attractions of wonderful Copenhagen – guiding by headphones in English. Copenhagen is a diverse city, and despite its relatively small size, you will discover this variance as you travel around the city from one area to another. We will have a ½ hour stop at Amalienborg Palace – residence of kings and queens. Here you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful changing of the guards. See the many statues and landmarks Copenhagen offers its visitors, amongst others Tivoli, the Danish Parliament Christiansborg, “Kartoffelrækkerne” workers’ homes having become popular, the Round Tower and of course the Little Mermaid. We will have a 5 minutes stop at the Little Mermaid!”
Overnight: Copenhagen (B)
Day 3: COPENHAGEN – OSLO
Travel by train via Gothenburg to Oslo, the capital of Norway. The combination of city life and easy access to outdoor activities makes Oslo a unique destination to explore. Balance of day at leisure. We suggest a stroll down Karl Johans Gate, leading to the Royal Palace.
Overnight: Oslo (B)
Day 4: OSLO
A 4-hour guided sightseeing tour of Oslo including the amazing Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Holmenkollen Ski Jump for a bird’s-eye view of the city and the fjord below, the world-famous Viking Ship Museum and the city centre. Afternoon at leisure, we suggest a visit to the Opera House, Akershus Fortress, or a mini-cruise on the Oslofjord.
Overnight: Oslo (B)
Day 5: OSLO – STOCKHOLM
Travel by train to the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Stockholm is a vibrant, modern city, famous for producing sleek designs and edgy fashion. In the afternoon, we suggest stroll in the Old Town with its narrow cobbled streets or a visit to the wonderful Skansen open air museum.
Overnight: Stockholm (B)
Day 6: STOCKHOLM – HELSINKI
Enjoy a 2.5-hour panoramic tour of Stockholm. Travel by coach around the city, viewing the best sites and buildings including the Royal Palace, City Hall and the Vasa Museum. Enjoy a boat trip around the Royal Park of Djurgården and past the inner archipelago islands. Some time at leisure Stockholm. In the afternoon, embark on a luxurious cruise ferry and cruise slowly down the picturesque Stockholm archipelago, one of the largest in the world with more than 24000 islands.
Overnight: Cruise Ferry (BD)
Day 7: HELSINKI
Breakfast on board as you sail into Helsinki. Disembark and make your way to your hotel. Mid-morning audio tour of Helsinki including the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, the Parliament Building and Olympic Stadium. In the afternoon, explore the city’s museums and galleries, or visit Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Overnight: Helsinki (B)
Day 8: HELSINKI
Make your way to Helsinki Airport for departure. (B)