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BALTIC STATES & SCANDINAVIA TOUR
14 DAYS FROM $2,499 US 
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Scandinavia On this Baltic States and Scandinavia tour package, you'll journey from Denmark to Sweden traveling through Germany, Poland, Finland, and the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Along the way, you'll experience UNESCO World Heritage Sites, old cities, beautiful scenery, and fascinating historic sights-with overnights in Poznan and the capital cities of Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Stockholm. In Copenhagen, see the famous Little Mermaid statue. Walk through Vilnius' Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating to the 11th century and with historic Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical style buildings. In Riga, walk through the Old City, founded in 1201 and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a variety of architectural styles.

Tallinn's Old Town also joined the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites thanks to its watchtowers, cobbled lanes, and medieval houses. Helsinki's sightseeing highlights include the Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852. Your affordable tour includes ferry crossings from Denmark to Germany, and from Tallinn to Helsinki, as well as an overnight cruise from Helsinki to Stockholm with music, dancing, and shopping on board. Visit Latvia's 16th-century baroque Palace of Rundale, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Stroll on the sandy beach in Parnu, Estonia's lively historic seaside town. Throughout your budget-minded Baltic States and Scandinavia tour, you'll be spoiled by so many scenic landscapes. Enjoy an adventure of a lifetime; it's a perfect vacation for value-minded travel lovers who want to experience it all.

All This. Included.
Adventure is knocking with everything you need for perfectly affordable touring. We include hand-selected accommodations, guided sightseeing, and seamless transportation between destinations-with value-minded travel lovers in mind. Explore with expert Tour Directors and Local Guides, complimentary headsets, private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free WiFi, ferry crossing from Gedser to Rostock, and Tallinn to Helsinki, as well as an overnight ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm in 2-berth cabins with private facilities. Enhance your free time to explore like a local with your GO mobile app!

Day 1: Arrive in Copenhagen
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Danish capital. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and travel companions. (D)

Scandinavia Map Day 2: Copenhagen - Berlin
A morning of sightseeing with a Local Guide to enjoy the famed charms from the past and present, including the Little Mermaid statue and the Rococo Amalienborg complex of royal palaces. In the afternoon, head to Gedser for the 2-hour ferry crossing to Rostock. Then, onward by road to Berlin. (B) Today's Distance by coach: 286 mi/ 460 km

Day 3: Berlin - Poznan
Enjoy a morning at leisure in Berlin or join the optional sightseeing-a must for all who wish to learn about the German capital's fascinating mix of history-laden past and confident present. This afternoon, cross the Oder River into Poland on the way to Poznan. (B,D) Today's Distance: 180 mi/ 290 km

While we include your choice of many excursions on your trip, you may wish to explore other option on your free time. Below are a selection of excursions that may be available for purchase on your tour.

Option - Discover Berlin Sightseeing Tour
Climb aboard a comfortable coach and wind your way through 800 years of Berlin history on this fascinating 3-hour guided sightseeing tour. 3h 0m


Day 4: Warsaw
Touring eastwards this morning through pleasant agricultural lowlands, reach the Polish capital, Warsaw. Discover the city on your own or find out more about its sights and history on the optional sightseeing tour. This is an excellent introduction to Warsaw's historic hub, and you'll see why Warsaw is considered a phoenix "par excellence," as European cities go. (B) Today's Distance: 190 mi/ 305 km

Option - Discover Warsaw
Discover the heart and soul of Warsaw, Poland's capital and largest city, on this enriching guided introduction to the most famous landmarks and monuments. 3h 45m


Day 5: Lithuania - Vilnuis
Journey northeast towards Augustow and Suwalki to reach the biggest of the three Baltic states, Lithuania. Overnight in quaint Vilnius-the pretty wedding-cake capital since the 13th century and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,D) Today's Distance: 311 mi/ 500 km

Day 6: Vilnuis
On the included sightseeing walk, discover the historic streets of the old town. Later, enjoy some leisure time or take the optional excursion to visit medieval Trakai Castle on the shores of a picturesque lake. This evening, how about an optional Lithuanian folklore dinner? (B)

Option - Lithuanian Dinner
Be enthralled by the warm atmosphere of Vilnius, the beauty of the Baltic, and enjoy a traditional dinner with Lithuanian specialties in a cozy restaurant. 3h 0m

Option - Trakai Castle
Visit 14th-century Trakai Castle, situated on an island-like peninsula in the middle of Lake Galve and considered one of Eastern Europe's most striking castles. 3h 30m


Day 7: Latvia - Pilsrundale - Riga
An interesting journey as you travel right across Lithuania into Latvia for a stop in Pilsrundale to visit the restored baroque Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. The palace was built by the great architect Rastrelli, who also designed the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. Enjoy more lovely countryside before reaching the capital of Latvia, Riga. (B,L) Today's Distance: 186 mi/ 300 km

Day 8: Riga
On the included tour of the old city with a Local Guide, walk through the narrow streets to the town center. Founded in 1201 by Bishop Albert, head of the Order of Teutonic Knights, Riga still boasts a multicultural population. (B)

Option - A Peek at the Past: Latvian Ethnographic Museum
Get a rare peek into the everyday lives of ancient Latvian farmers and fishermen on this visit to the open-air Latvian Ethnographic Museum, then enjoy a delightful lunch with drinks. 3h 0m


Day 9: Parnu - Tallinn
Visit the lively historical seaside town of Parnu, then take a stroll on the sandy beach before continuing to Tallinn. (B,D) Today's Distance: 193 mi/ 310 km

Day 10: Tallinn
Start the day with an included walking tour to appreciate Tallinn's history and beauty. The Old Town, now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is certainly the most interesting part of the city. Worth noting are the Hanseatic merchant houses, the mile-long town wall, the medieval Town Hall, and the House of the Brotherhood of the Blackheads. (B)

Option - Kadriorg Palace & St. Bridget's Convent Ruins
Explore Peter the Great's opulent Kadriorg Palace, a testament to Russian tsarist extravagance, then visit the ancient ruins of St. Bridget's Convent on this fantastic guided excursion.3h 0m


Day 11: Helsinki - Finland
Leave Tallin on a ferry to reach Helsinki, Finland's capital city. On arrival, take advantage of the Included sightseeing of the Finnish capital, covering the Empire-style palace on Senate Square and the cathedral. (B)

Day 12: Helsinki - Stockholm
Most of today is free for your own exploration. This evening, embark on the ferry to Stockholm. On board, you can enjoy music, dancing, and shopping. (B) Today's Distance by coach: 31 mi/50 km

Day 13: Oslo, Vigeland sculptures and Viking ships
Dock in Stockholm, perhaps the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals. The effect of its crystalline waters flowing through the city's intersecting canals gives a luminous appearance to palaces, castles, and parks. Your city sightseeing takes in all the highlights including the city hall. (B,D)

Option - Vasa Ship Museum
Explore the world-famous Vasa Museum, home to the restored wreckage of the 17th-century Vasa, the most powerful warship in the Baltic. 2h 30m

Option - Gems of Old Stockholm
Discover the best of Old Stockholm with a pleasant break at a cafe for a slice of cake and coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. 3h 0m


Day 14: Homeward bound
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

MEALS:
* Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners as indicated (B,L,D)

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
Historic Centre of Riga
Historic Centre of Tallin (Old Town)
Historic Centre of Warsaw
Vilnius Historic Centre



DEPARTURE DATES
April - October

PRICES
From approx $2,499 US per person double occupancy 


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