8 Days/ 7 Nights
Day 1: Tallinn
Day 2: Tallinn
Day 3: Tallinn – Helsinki
Day 4: Helsinki
Day 5: Helsinki – St. Petersburg
Day 6: St. Petersburg
Day 7: St. Petersburg
Day 8: St. Petersburg Departure
- 7x overnight at centrally located 4 star hotels
- 7x buffet breakfast
- Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
- Personalised welcome package
- Entrance to medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn, Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki and Peter-Paul Fortress in St.Petersburg
- Service of English tour escort on all tours
- Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
- Ferry Tallinn-Helsinki OW
- Portage at hotels
- ALL transfers
- Optional Tours
- Indonesian Tour Leader
- Personal expenses
- Flight ticket
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TALLINN
Arrival in Tallinn, transfer to Hotel Radisson Blue Olympia**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting
DAY 2: TALLINN
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir, markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Tompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.
DAY 3: TALLINN – HELSINKI
This day offers an optional day excursion to Lathemaa National Park, where we visit Palmse Manor, a memorial to the Von Pahlen family, and Sagadi Manor. The tour ends with a visit to the charming 16th century Vilhula Manor and the Vodka Museum. After lunch break, we had back to Tallinn to take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at Hotel Glo Art**** or similar.
DAY 4: HELSINKI
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish Capital. The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress, a cultural treasure which construction was started in the 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors.
DAY 5: HELSINKI – ST.PETERSBURG
Today we continue eastbound to St.Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St.Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** or similar.
DAY 6: ST.PETERSBURG
St.Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial places and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River the many canals have deservedly given the city the title of Venice of the North. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St.Petersburg’s tricentennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian “champagne” and snacks.
DAY 7: ST.PETERSBURG
The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and water avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world famous Hermitage Art Museums is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.
DAY 8: ST.PETERSBURG DEPARTURE
Transfer to airport.
Optional excursions and dinners
Most of our tours come with an extensive choice of optional excursions and dinners. The optional services can be booked in advance or during the tour.
You can pay with Euros. Most of the shops and restaurants accept a credit card or debit card of the bank. You do not have to worry, because the ATMs can be found everywhere when you need some cash.
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