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8 days / 7 nights,  Stockholm - Helsinki - St. Petersburg

Guaranteed departures: Tuesdays, July 11, 25 / August 08

Our comprehensive Scandinavia and Russia tour features the colorful Scandinavian capitals of Stockholm and Helsinki, and magnificent historic St. Petersburg. Travel by private motor coach, cruise across the Baltic Sea. Explore the highlights of Stockholm, the" Venice of the North”. Visit the City Hall, home of the Nobel Prize banquet and take a stroll in the Old Town. Cruise on the luxurious Silja Line to Helsinki, the "Daughter of the  Baltic". Enjoy your journey by rail from Helsinki, crossing over the Russian border to visit St. Petersburg, home of the Tsars. St. Petersburg is a city of canals and rivers, built on 101 islands, joined by 350 graceful bridges over the Neva River. Visit the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum, Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and enjoy an evening of Russian Folklore.

Arrive Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Transfer to hotel in connection with your flight arrival. Your tour escort will meet you at your hotel during the evening. Dinner and accommodation at the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel, a beautiful hotel centrally located overlooking the waterways of Stockholm.

The day starts with a 4 hours guided tour of the city. Famous sights include the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings, Cathedral, Royal Theatre, etc. You will also visit the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets and numerous antique shops. Highlight of the tour is a visit to City Hall with its famous Blue and Golden Halls, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year. Afternoon free in Stockholm, with possibility to visit the famous Wasa Museum or take one of the popular canal tours. Dinner and accommodation at the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel.

Morning free in Stockholm. Afternoon transfer from hotel to pier, for embarkation on a luxurious cruise ferry of the Silja Line. 17.00 hrs: Departure of cruise from Stockholm, sailing slowly down the picturesque Stockholm archipelago past numerous small islands. Dinner on board. Choice of restaurants, entertainment, bars, shops and casino on board. Accommodation is in 2-berth outside cabins (seaside) with shower/WC. We recommend you to bring an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from your cabin.

Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you sail into Helsinki. After disembarkation 3 hours guided tour of Helsinki. Famous sights include the Senate Square, Uspenski Cathedral, Parliament House, Finlandia Hall, Sibelius Park & Monument, Underground Temple, and much more. During the afternoon you can explore the busy market place or the many souvenir shops close to the harbour. Finnish crystal and leather goods are an excellent buy. Dinner and accommodation at the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel, another first class hotel centrally located.

Early breakfast followed by transfer by coach from hotel to railway station. 07.42 hrs: Departure from Helsinki on Finnish train ’Sibelius’ for St. Petersburg. Lunch box on train. 14.26 hrs: Arrival in St. Petersburg. Coach transfer from railway station to hotel. Welcome dinner at Adamant Restaurant, close to hotel. Accommodation at Hotel Angleterre, a four star hotel located in the city centre.

Buffet breakfast at hotel. 09.00 hrs: Departure by coach for Peterhof, the magnificent summer residence of all the Russian Tsars.  Morning guided tour of the Summer Palace and Park. Return to St. Petersburg by hydrofoil. Lunch at Hermitage Restaurant or similar. Afternoon tour of the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum and the State Rooms of the Winter Palace. Return to hotel. Buffet dinner and accommodation at Hotel Angleterre.

Buffet breakfast at hotel. 10.00 hrs: 3 hours panoramic tour of the city by coach with local English-speaking guide, including a visit to the famous Peter & Paul Fortress, burial place of the Russian Tsars. Some of the famous sights on this tour include the Admiralty, Palace Square, Smolny Convent, and St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Lunch at the Senate Restaurant, followed by walk back to hotel. Afternoon at leisure for exploring St. Petersburg, a city of outstanding architectural beauty, famous for its magnificent palaces, cathedrals, fountains and bridges. This evening you will be taken to see a colorful Russian folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace. Dinner at the Backstage Restaurant.  Accommodation at Hotel Angleterre.

This tour of the three most beautiful cities of the Baltic ends after breakfast, with transfers to St. Petersburg Airport in connection with your flight home.


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Guaranteed departures 2006

July 11, 25

August 08


Prices in US Dollars

Pearls of the Baltic, 8 days (Stockholm - St. Petersburg)

Departure July 11

Per person in double


Single Supplement



Departures July 25 & Aug 08


Per person in double


Single supplement




  • 6 nights accommodation in first class hotels

  • 1 Overnight cruise Silja Line, Stockholm - Helsinki, 2-berth Seaside cabins (seaside)

  • Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily

  • 2 lunches on days 6 & 7

  • 1 x Lunch box on train on day 5

  • 6 x 3-course or buffet dinner

  • Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats etc.

  • 4 hours guided tour of Stockholm

  • 3 hours guided tour of Helsinki

  • All entrance fees as per itinerary

  • Dinner and buffet breakfast on board

  • Train Helsinki – St. Petersburg

  • Complete program in St. Petersburg

  • 3 hours city tour of St. Petersburg

  • Visit to Peter & Paul Fortress,

  • Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace State Rooms

  • Excursion to Peterhof

  • All entrance fees

  • Hydrofoil Peterhof - St. Petersburg

  • Folklore show at Nikolaevsky Palace

  • Snacks during intermission

  • Dinner at Backstage Restaurant.

  • English-speaking tour escort throughout

  • Luggage handling at all hotels (1piece per person)

  • Transfers* airport/hotel first & last days

Not Included

  • Airfare

  • Airport taxes

  • Russian Visa fee

  • Gratuities

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Personal insurance / personal items

  • $ 25 Service fee

Add-ons: Tour Options

Extension Pearls of the Baltic & Moscow, Stockholm - Moscow, 11 days, from $ 4,195


Air available on Finnair, Icelandair or SAS

Please note:

*Transfers to/from a different airport than the one mentioned in the tour program may incur a supplement.


These tours are organized by our Associate Partners in Copenhagen. In order to offer a greater variety of tour options, the programs allow for participants to join or depart from the tour in various transit locations. We do hope that the possible change of group participants does not cause any inconvenience.


List of Hotels

Night 1 & 2

Sheraton Stockholm Hotel

Stockholm / Sweden

Night 3
On board Silja Line, Seaside cabin

Stockholm - Helsinki

Night 4

Radisson SAS Royal Hotel

Helsinki / Finland

Night 5, 6 & 7

Hotel Angleterre

St. Petersburg / Russia



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