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The Baltic States, Russia and Scandinavia

Price per person
from £2,112

Price based on
London Gatwick
5th Oct 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 16 days

  • Europe

  • Active pace

  • Cosmos escorted tours

Great value escorted tours in the world's most captivating places. No other travel company matches our expertise, on-trip experiences - with a great mix of included excursions and free time - and value.

On this Baltic States, Russia, and Scandinavia tour package, you'll journey from Denmark to Sweden travelling through Germany, Poland, Russia, 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 St. Petersburg and the capital cities of Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Stockholm.

Enjoy included sightseeing of the must-see attractions in many of the cities you’ll visit on your affordable tour of the Baltic States, Russia, and Scandinavia. 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 buildings that are gothic, renaissance, baroque, and classical styles. In Riga, walk through the Old City, founded in 1201 and today a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a variety of architectural styles—romanticism, gothic, baroque, classicism, and modernism.

Walk through Tallinn's Old Town – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with watchtowers, cobbled lanes, and medieval houses. In St. Petersburg, a Local Guide will introduce you to the many palaces, parks, monuments, squares, wide boulevards, and 600 bridges that delight visitors. Helsinki's sightseeing highlights include the Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852.

Your affordable tour includes an overnight cruise—with music, dancing, and shopping on board—from Helsinki to Stockholm and a 2-hour ferry crossing from Denmark to Germany. 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, Russia, and Scandinavia tour, you’ll be spoilt with scenic landscapes.

Enjoy an adventure of a lifetime on your fantastic, yet affordable, Baltic States, Russia, and Scandinavia tour. It’s a perfect vacation for value-minded travellers who want to experience it all.

At a glance

  • Copenhagen Guided city tour
  • Gedser-Rostock Ferry crossing
  • Berlin & Warsaw Visit
  • Vilnius Guided city tour
  • Pilsrundale Visit the Palace of Rundale
  • Riga Guided walking tour
  • Parnu Visit
  • Tallinn Guided walking tour
  • St. Petersburg Guided city tour
  • Helsinki Guided city tour
  • Helsinki-Stockholm Overnight ferry
  • Stockholm Guided city tour

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Customer Reviews

An action packed tour, (not for the unfit or those...

7th October 2018
Trusted Customer

An action packed tour, (not for the unfit or those not used to the disciplines of coach tours, early mornings etc.!) involving 9 countries in 16 days. We loved it.

Really interesting to see all the countries in such a...

6th August 2018
Trusted Customer

Really interesting to see all the countries in such a short space of time. Tours were informative and you still had free time to explore.

Good value for money. Driver was excellent. Tour itinerary is...

25th July 2018
Trusted Customer

Good value for money. Driver was excellent. Tour itinerary is rich and can be improved. Tour director was unprofessional.

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20th September 2017
Trusted Customer

Overview

On this Baltic States, Russia, and Scandinavia tour package, you'll journey from Denmark to Sweden travelling through Germany, Poland, Russia, 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 St. Petersburg and the capital cities of Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Stockholm.

Enjoy included sightseeing of the must-see attractions in many of the cities you’ll visit on your affordable tour of the Baltic States, Russia, and Scandinavia. 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 buildings that are gothic, renaissance, baroque, and classical styles. In Riga, walk through the Old City, founded in 1201 and today a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a variety of architectural styles—romanticism, gothic, baroque, classicism, and modernism.

Walk through Tallinn's Old Town – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with watchtowers, cobbled lanes, and medieval houses. In St. Petersburg, a Local Guide will introduce you to the many palaces, parks, monuments, squares, wide boulevards, and 600 bridges that delight visitors. Helsinki's sightseeing highlights include the Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852.

Your affordable tour includes an overnight cruise—with music, dancing, and shopping on board—from Helsinki to Stockholm and a 2-hour ferry crossing from Denmark to Germany. 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, Russia, and Scandinavia tour, you’ll be spoilt with scenic landscapes.

Enjoy an adventure of a lifetime on your fantastic, yet affordable, Baltic States, Russia, and Scandinavia tour. It’s a perfect vacation for value-minded travellers who want to experience it all.

Total meals included:

  • 15 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners

UK - Copenhagen, Denmark

Day
1

Fly to Copenhagen where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the Danish capital. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Copenhagen - Ferry Crossing - Berlin, Germany

Day
2

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 for Gedser for the 2-hour FERRY crossing to Rostock. Then, onward by road to Berlin.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Berlin - Poznan, Poland

Day
3

Enjoy a morning at leisure in Berlin or join the optional sightseeing—a must for all who wish to experience 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Poznan - Warsaw

Day
4

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 centre, and you’ll see why Warsaw is considered to be a phoenix “par excellence,” as European cities go.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Warsaw - Vilnius - Lithuania

Day
5

Journey northeast towards Augustów 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Vilnius

Day
6

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 folklore dinner?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Vilnius - Pilsrundale - Latvia - Riga

Day
7

An interesting journey as you travel right across Lithuania into Latvia for a stop in Pilsrundale to visit the restored baroque PALACE OF RUNDALE, 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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Riga

Day
8

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Riga, Parnu - Estonia - Tallinn

Day
9

Visit the lively historical seaside town of Parnu, then take a stroll on the sandy beach before continuing to Tallinn.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Tallin

Day
10

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Tallin - St.Petersburg, Russia

Day
11

Drive east today towards the border town of Narva and cross into Russia. Then, start the journey to St. Petersburg, considered by most travelers to be Russia’s most fascinating city.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

St. Petersburg

Day
12

St. Petersburg was created in 1703 by the iron will of Peter the Great. He made it the capital of all the Russias and ensured that it should rival any other European capital in splendor, beauty, and distinction. The included city tour with a Local Guide introduces you to the palaces, parks, monuments, squares, wide boulevards, and 600 bridges that delight visitors with their symmetrical beauty.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

St. Petersburg - Vyborg - Helsinki, Finland

Day
13

Realise the huge expanse of Russia as you take a last glimpse of St. Petersburg. Then, set off north, travelling through dense pine forests dotted with numerous lakes. Cross into Finland and head for Helsinki.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Helsinki - Overnight Baltic Sea Crossing to Stockholm, Sweden

Day
14

Included sightseeing of the Finnish capital covers the Empire-style palace on Senate Square and the cathedral. The afternoon is free for your own exploration. This evening, embark on the FERRY to Stockholm. On board, you can enjoy music, dancing, and shopping.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Stockholm

Day
15

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. The best way to see and appreciate the highlights of Sweden’s capital is to join the included sightseeing tour with a Local Guide.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Stockholm - UK

Day
16

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
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Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Copenhagen - Park Inn Copenhagen Airport

Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport is located close to the airport and 500 meters from the beach. City Centre is only 10 min away by metro and the metro station Femøren is right next to the hotel.

  • Location

    Engvej 171, 2300 København

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

Berlin - Abba Berlin

Contemporary designed hotel, combining elegance and sophistication with modern facilities, located in the centre of Berlin.

  • Location

    Lietzenburger Str. 89, Berlin, Germany

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Hairdryer

Poznan - Altus

Housed in a distinctive high-rise building in the Alpha business complex, this sophisticated 109-room hotel is close to the main railway station and the old market square. There is a contemporary restaurant and Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout.

  • Location

    Swiety Marcin, 40 Poznan, Poland

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Hairdryer

Warsaw - Metropol Hotel

Boasting a central location with 191 modern guest rooms in the heart of the new part of Warsaw. Facilities include Free Wi-Fi Internet access, a stylish Bistro and snazzy Jazz bar.

  • Location

    99A Marszalkowska Street, Warsaw, Poland

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Hairdryer

Vilnius - Hotel Grata

The hotel is located in the city centre. It is a superior tourist class hotel with 101 rooms. The rooms are an environmentally friendly combination of modern comfort and technology.

  • Location

    Vytenio g. 9, Naujamiestis, LT-03113 Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer

Riga - Wellton Riga Hotel

Centrally located in the heart of the Old Town this modern 174-room property boasts a beautifully decorated SPA with sauna, steam room and swimming pool (an additional charge for entry to the SPA is payable locally). The in-house Tapas restaurant also serves a selection of European & Latvian dishes and Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel.

  • Location

    49 Valnu Street Riga, Latvia

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • Coffee maker in-room
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron/ironing board

Tallinn - Kreutzwald

The hotel recently completed a throughout renovation, which has retained the buildings' historical authenticity and at the same time added a firm measurement of innovative design and modern comfort to the historical ambience.

  • Location

    Endla 23 Tallinn, Estonia

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Hairdryer

St Petersburg - Sokos Olympia Garden

Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden is a modern and cosy hotel near the city centre. The hotel is located in a leafy park along one of the city's main roads, Moskovsky Prospekt, which leads directly to Pulkovo International Airport.

  • Location

    Batayskiy Pereulok, 3А, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • In-room safe
    • Iron/ironing board

Helsinki - Scandic Park

The Scandic Park hotel is located only a short walk away from the city centre of Helsinki. It is the perfect base for exploring Helsinki attractions, such as the Olympic Stadium, Linnanmäki Amusement Park or Sea Life Underwater World. You can also enjoy ballet and opera performances in the nearby Opera House or go see a concert in the Stadium.

  • Location

    Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki, Finland

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Lifts
    • In-room safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Pool

Scandic Jarva Krog at Solna

The hotel is just off the E4 and E18 intersection, 500 m from Ulriksdal Train Station. It offers free gym, sauna and hot tub access. Wi-Fi and parking are free.

  • Location

    2 Vallgatan Solna, Sweden

  • Facilities

    • Wifi
    • Restaurant on site
    • Bar/lounge
    • Lifts
    • Hairdryer

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