The Baltic States, Russia and Scandinavia

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Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Scandinavia

  • Active pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Get an exciting snapshot of Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia as you explore the old towns and modern cities. Peek inside the 18th century Palace of Rundale, wander medieval merchant houses.

At a glance

  • Copenhagen Enjoy a guided city tour. 
  • Vilnius Spot Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings as you wander the old town.
  • Palace of Rundale Explore the rich interiors of the Duke of Courland’s former summer home.
  • Tallinn Wander medieval merchant houses in this UNESCO-listed old town.
  • Senate Square Get up close with Carl Ludvig Engel’s most famous NEO-Classical architecture.
  • Stockholm Discover the highlights of the city on a guided tour.

What's included

  • VIP 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.

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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

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

Get an exciting snapshot of Eastern Europe, Russia and Scandinavia as you explore the old towns and modern cities. Peek inside the 18th century Palace of Rundale, wander medieval merchant houses.

Total meals included:

  • 15 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners

UK - Copenhagen

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 - Berlin

Day
2

A morning of guided sightseeing to enjoy the famed charms from the past and present, including the little mermaid 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

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

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, visit 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 - Rundale Pils - 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 centre. 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 - 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

Tallinn

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

Tallinn - St Petersburg

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 travellers 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 splendour, 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

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 - Baltic Sea crossing - Stockholm

Day
14

The 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 tour ends today with breakfast in the morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

Accommodation will be as stated or similar.

Hotels

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

Park Inn Airport

The Park Inn by Radisson Copenhagen Airport Hotel is just 5 minutes from Kastrup Airport and less than 15 minutes from the city centre.

  • Location

    Engvej 171, 2300 København

  • Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • Air conditioning

Scandic Sluseholmen

Newly renovated and colourful hotel no more than 5 km from the centre of Copenhagen.

  • Location

    Molestien 11, 2450 København

  • Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • Room service

Abba

The modern and comfortably designed abba Berlin hotel in the heart of Berlin is the ideal starting point for setting out to explore one of the most happening cities in the world.

  • Location

    Lietzenburger Str. 89, 10719 Berlin, Germany

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Wifi
    • Fitness Centre

Berlin - NH Alexanderplatz

This hotel is in a peaceful corner of the city called Friedrichshain – Berlin’s hip, artists’ district. Just next door there’s a pretty park, and down the road, a handful of coffee shops and beer gardens.

  • Location

    Landsberger Allee 26, 10249 Berlin, Germany

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Wifi
    • Room service

Hotel Altus

Hotel Altus is located in Poznań, 750 yards from Stary Browar. Featuring a bar, the hotel is close to several noted attractions, around 0.6 miles from Philharmonic, 0.7 miles from National Museum and a 5-minute walk from Children Hospital in Poznań. Poznań Grand Theatre is 0.9 miles away.

  • Location

    ul. Św. Marcin 40 (wjazd ul. Ratajczaka 31), Stare Miasto District, 61-807 Poznań, Poland

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness centre

Mdm

Set in the historic Constitution Square (plac Konstytucji), this hotel has a fantastic location, close to the best shopping, culture, dining and entertainment in Warsaw.

  • Location

    ul. plac Konstytucji 1, Warsaw 00-647

  • Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service

Metropole

With an enviable location in Warsaw city centre, directly opposite the Palace of Culture and Science, the Metropol Hotel is perfectly located for an easy arrival and city exploring.

  • Location

    Marszałkowska 99A, 00-693 Warsaw

  • Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Air conditioning
    • Restaurant

Grata Hotel

The Grata Hotel is located in central Vilnius, a 15-minute walk of the historic Old Town. It features an indoor pool, a sauna and rooms with free internet. the hotel is situated 0.6 miles from the Vingis Park and many popular clubs and shops.

  • Location

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

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Sauna

Wellton Riga Hotel

This Superior, modern hotel Wellton Riga Hotel & SPA is located in the heart of Old Town and features a restaurant Tapas Tapas where guests are served Latvian and European cuisine. Latvian National Opera is 450 yards from the Hotel while University of Latvia is 550 yards away. Stockmann/Origo Shopping Centre is within 500 metres, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Riga Central Market is 700 yards away.

  • Location

    Vaļņu iela 49, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Sauna

Tallinn - Kreutzwald

The Kreutzwald Hotel Tallinn is located within just a 12-minute walk from Tallinn’s beautiful Old Town. It is situated in a beautiful historic building close to the Estonian National Library. The Kristiine Centre, one of Tallinn’s largest shopping malls, is only 450 yards away.

  • Location

    Endla 23, 10122 Tallinn, Estonia

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Hot Tub
    • Spa

Sokos Olympia Garden

Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden is situated directly opposite the Olympia Park in Saint Petersburg. It is a 5-minute walk from Tekhnologicheskiy Institut Metro Station, 2 stops from the Nevsky Prospekt.

  • Location

    Batayskiy Pereulok, 3А, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190013

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Wi-Fi available
    • Room service available
    • Fitness centre

Scandic Park

Renovated in 2014, this hotel faces Töölö Bay and is 650 yards from the Alvar Aalto-designed Finlandia Hall. It offers free WiFi and free indoor pool and sauna access. Helsinki Central Station is within 15 minutes’ walk.

  • Location

    Mannerheimintie 46, Eteläinen Suurpiiri, 00260 Helsinki, Finland

  • Facilities

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Sauna

Scandic Jarva Krog at Solna

Situated in Solna, this hotel is within 2 miles of Friends Arena, Mall of Scandinavia and Butterfly House. Haga Park and Swedish Museum of Natural History are also within 3 miles.

  • Location

    Vallgatan 2, 170 08 Solna, Sweden

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Spa

Best Western Plus Sthlm at Bromma

Located in the heart of Bromma, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bromma Blocks and Solvalla. Royal Swedish Opera and Stockholm Palace are also within 9 miles. Karlsbodavägen Tram Stop is 11 minutes by foot and Bällsta Bro Tram Stop is 17 minutes.

  • Location

    Ulvsundavägen 193 Bromma Stockholm County

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Sauna
    • Fitness centre

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