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Colours of the Baltic Coach Tour: Stockholm to St. Petersburg

Duration
8 Days
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US$ 2,886

Visit four amazing yet very different Baltic capitals which include elegant but quaint Stockholm, historic and surprising Tallinn, charming Helsinki with its distinct Nordic architecture and St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities anywhere. Enjoy two ferry journeys across the Baltic Sea.


Explore Stockholm, Helsinki, Talliinn, and Saint Petersburg on this Locally Escorted Group Tour that includes specially selected accommodations, quality transportation, sightseeing, special culinary experiences and a knowledgeable Tour Escort. 

Start your tour in the city of Stockholm which combines classical and modern architecture reflected in many of its interesting buildings. It is a city rich in culture and history.

The heart of Stockholm is the Old Town known as Gamla Stan, the picturesque original city centre dating back to the 13th Century with its cobble stone streets, alleyways, quaint shops and palaces and home to several museums. Highlights from a tour of the city include the Old Town with a visit to the City Hall where the Nobel festivities take place every year.

After a morning of leisure the next day, you will board the ferry for an overnight journey to Tallinn, capital of Estonia. On arrival the following morning, enjoy a tour of the city which will include the old city walls and Toompea Hill. This is followed by a walking tour of the old city which includes Toompea Castle, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Dome Church and the Old Town Hall Square. Continue the walk along Puhavaimu Street to the Latin quarter of Tallinn Old Town where you will find open markets, studios and artisan shops. Overnight in Tallinn.

The next morning is at leisure until it is time to take the fast ferry to Helsinki. On arrival, there will be a city tour which will include Senate Square, the University, the Lutheran Cathedral, the colorful Market Square by the sea, Kaivopuisto Park, the Parliament Building, Finlandia Hall, the Orthodox Russian Church Uspenski and the Sibelius Monument. A visit is made to Temppeliaukio Church called the "Rock Church" as it is carved into solid rock. Overnight in Helsinki.

The following morning is at leisure after which, join the train bound for St. Petersburg, a city founded in 1703 by Czar Peter the Great and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It is also known as the "Northern Capital of Russia" and the "the Venice of the North”. On arrival, spend 3 nights here.

The next day, enjoy a city tour which will cover many of the highlights of St. Petersburg. Drive along the Nevsky Prospect, the heart of the city and make stops at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, Senate Square, the Peter and Paul's Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Russian Museum as well as at the two magnificent churches, the "Spilled Blood" and the Nikolsky Cathedral.

Your last full day here takes you to Peterhof, the palace of the Sea God, known for its beautiful fountains. The world famous palace and park ensemble of Peterhof is an outstanding landmark of Russian artistic culture from the 18th and 19th Centuries.

After lunch at a local restaurant, return by hydrofoil to St. Petersburg. On arrival, visit the Hermitage Museum which occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva. The Hermitage collection of works of art with over 3,000,000 items, presents the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th Century.

The next morning brings your Colours of the Baltic to a close.

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Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,886

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Day 1

Arrive in Stockholm

Arrival to Arlanda Airport, meet & greet by Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Service to the hotel* for check-in (Please see notes below for this service). Please consult the Borealis Destination Management welcome letter which you will receive upon check-in at your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader. The day is at leisure.Arrival to Arlanda Airport, meet & greet by Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Service to the hotel* for check-in (Please see notes below for this service). Please consult the Borealis Destination Management welcome letter which you will receive upon check-in at your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader. The day is at leisure.

*IMPORTANT NOTE! Regular Arrival Transfer Services, included in the program, are only available for transfers from Arlanda Airport in Stockholm and only on the official start date of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Hotel at Six

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    Hotel at Six



    An old bank. A singular vision. A transformation into a new type of hotel. One offering elegance that's inspired with a twist. With interiors imagined by Universal Design Studio. Arts curated by Sune Nordgren. Standard rooms large enough to entertain.

    An old bank. A singular vision. A transformation into a new type of hotel. One offering elegance that's inspired with a twist. With interiors imagined by Universal Design Studio. Arts curated by Sune Nordgren. Standard rooms large enough to entertain.

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Day 2

Stockholm

Breakfast at the hotel. Meet with local guide and depart by private coach for a 3-hour city sightseeing. The city of Stockholm is built on 14 islands and connected by 57 bridges. The city embraces the unique character of the 13th century Old Town and modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm's islands are bordered by Lake Mälaren in the west and the Baltic Sea in the east where the archipelago, with its 30.000 islands awaits exploration. The capital is a big city with a small town personality. Stockholm is proudly called "Beauty on Water" and a sightseeing tour, which includes a walk in the Old Town and a visit to the City Hall, makes for a memorable morning tour. Discover a city of contrasts. Go back 750 years in time and feel the medieval atmosphere of the Old Town "Gamla Stan" as you wander through its narrow streets. The seven hundred year old cathedral of Stockholm, Seat of the Archbishop, will be seen during your stroll through Old Town, where you will also get a chance to see Stortorget, where the Stockholm Blood Bath took place. An inside visit is paid to one of the city's best known symbols, the City Hall with its Blue and Golden Halls, where the great Nobel banquet is held. The tour ends at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.

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Day 3

Stockholm - Helsinki (Overnight Ferry)

The morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to the pier by private coach to board the comfortable overnight ferry of Tallink Silja Line, sailing along the Baltic Sea, bound for Helsinki. Dinner will be served on board.

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Day 4

Helsinki

Breakfast is serve on board before arrival to Helsinki. Private transfer to the hotel followed by a panoramic sightseeing tour. Meet with your local guide for a city sightseeing of the capital of Finland, also known as "The Daughter of the Baltic Sea". The tour includes the Senate Square, the University and Lutheran Cathedral -- all displaying neoclassical architecture of the 1840's, the colorful Market Square by the sea in the South Harbour, Kaivopuisto Park and diplomatic residences, the imposing statue of Marshall Mannerheim, the Parliament Building, Finlandia Hall, the Orthodox Russian Church Uspenski and the Sibelius Monument. A visit is also made to Temppeliaukio Church -- called the "Rock Church" as it is carved into solid rock (the church reserves the right not to allow the entry of visitors in case of ceremonies).

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Kamp

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    Hotel Kamp



    Hotel Kamp is housed in a beautiful 19th century building, opposite the Esplanade Park in the heart of Helsinki. The Helsinki Cathedral is a 6 minute walk from the hotel. The "Bulevardi" shopping street can be found 300m away. Etelainen Suurpiiri is a great choice ...

    Hotel Kamp is housed in a beautiful 19th century building, opposite the Esplanade Park in the heart of Helsinki. The Helsinki Cathedral is a 6 minute walk from the hotel. The "Bulevardi" shopping street can be found 300m away. Etelainen Suurpiiri is a great choice for travellers interested in design, museums and culture.

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    • Bar
    • Concierge
    • Gym
    • Laundry
    • Library
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Valet Parking

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Day 5

Helsinki - St. Petersburg

The morning is at leisure. Afternoon, transfer to Helsinki's International Rail Station, where we will board the Allegro Train bound for St. Petersburg, a city founded in 1703 by Tzar Peter the Great and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Also known to the world as the "Northern Capital of Russia" and "the Venice of the North", St. Petersburg was virtually unharmed by the 1930-50s Stalinist reconstruction, and its downtown dazzles the eye of the visitor with splendid palaces, stylish monuments, straight avenues, beautiful bridges and other attractions. St. Petersburg is filled with history and mystery. Arrival at St. Petersburg and transfer to the hotel for check-in.

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Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg

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    Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg



    Once called a 'Window to the West', St Petersburg is a melting pot of authentic Russian heritage, striking architecture and world-famous art & cultural museums. Situated in the heart of the city on the bustling Nevsky Prospekt, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg offers easy, direct access ...

    Once called a 'Window to the West', St Petersburg is a melting pot of authentic Russian heritage, striking architecture and world-famous art & cultural museums. Situated in the heart of the city on the bustling Nevsky Prospekt, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg offers easy, direct access to major sites of cultural, artistic and economic interest for both leisure and business guests.

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Day 6

St Petersburg

In the morning, we will be met by a local guide for a panoramic city sightseeing tour, which will cover some of the many highlights of the city. We will drive along the Nevsky Prospect - the heart of the city, and make picture stops at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, the Senate Square, The Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Art's Square and the Russian Museum as well as at the two magnificent churches, the "Spilled Blood" and the Nikolsky Cathedral. The city tour ends at the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to further explore this magnificent city and its treasures. Your tour escort will provide you with suggestions for tours.

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Day 7

St. Petersburg

We meet our local guide to continue our adventure in this charming city. You will visit The State Hermitage Museum, which occupies six magnificent buildings situated along the embankment of the River Neva, right in the heart of St. Petersburg. The leading role in this unique architectural ensemble is played by the Winter Palace, the residence of the Russian Tsars that was built to the design of Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli in 1754-62. This ensemble, formed in the 18th and 19th Centuries, is extended by the eastern wing of the General Staff building, the Menshikov Palace and the recently constructed Repository. Put together throughout two centuries and a half, the Hermitage collections of works of art (over 3,000,000 items) presents the development of world culture an art from the Stone Age to the 20th Century. Today the Museum is creating a digital self-portrait to be displayed around the world. The tour ends at the hotel. The evening is at leisure.

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Day 8

St. Petersburg - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. A Borealis Destination Management English-speaking representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to Pulkovo Airport* (Please see notes below for this service).
*Please note! Regular Departure Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfer to Pulkovo Airport and only on the official end date of tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

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DEPARTURES:

2019: Jun 6, 20, 27; Jul 4, 11, 18, 25; Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Sep 5, 12

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 7 nights at hotels in standard double/twin 
  • 1 night on board of Tallink Silja Line Ferry (Outside Cabin);
  • 8 Breakfasts -- Buffet style
  • 2 dinners and 1 lunch (as per program)
  • Bi-lingual tour escort from Day 1 to Day 8 (English & Spanish or Portuguese); 
  • All touring by private coach, with air-conditioning
  • Guided tours in the cities of Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki and Saint Petersburg 
  • Regular Arrival Transfer, from Stockholm Airport
  • Regular Departure Transfer, to Pulkovo Airport
  • Train ticket for journey Helsinki-St Petersburg, Train Allegro 
  • Porter service at hotels, cruise and rail stations in Helsinki and Saint Petersburg(excluding day 1 and 9)

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Luggage services at piers (if applicable) subject to availability
  • Visa fee for Russia

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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