22 Days: All of Scandinavia with Midnight Sun and East Europe

22 Days: All of Scandinavia with Midnight Sun and East Europe

Finland | Estonia | Sweden | Norway | Denmark | Germany |
Czech Republic | Austria | Slovenia | Croatia | Slovakia | Hungary
Description

This 22-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Scandinavia. We begin our journey in Helsinki and end in Copenhagen. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

1 nt at Scandic Grand Marina or similar in Helsinki.
2 nts at Scandic Rovaniemi or similar in at Rovaniemi
1 nt at Tallink City or similar in Tallinn.
1 nt Overnight Ferry – Tallink Silja Line (Sea View Cabin).
1 nt at Scandic Victoria Tower or similar in Stockholm.
1 nt at Scandic Ornen or similar in Bergen.
1 nt at Vestila Resort or similar in Geilo.
1 nt at Thon Oslofjord or similar in Oslo.
2 nts at Scandic Sluseholmen or similar in Copenhagen.
2 nts at Estrel Berlin or similar in Berlin.
2 nts at Corinthia or similar in Prague.
1 nt at Mercure Salzburg Central or similar in Salzburg.
1 nt at Kompas or similar in Lake Bled.
1 nt at Aristos Zagreb or similar in Zagreb.
2 nts at Mercure Budapest City Center or similar in Budapest.
1 nt at Leonardo Hotel or similar in Vienna.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast every day
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee, Eggs, Fruits and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian / International Meals in Europe
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus
Itinerary
Day 1: HELSINKI FINLAND, HIGH-SPEED ALLEGRO TRAIN to HELSINKI (D)

Welcome to Helsinki – the capital Finland. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs. Later at 1600 hrs we proceed on a guided city tour of Helsinki. See Presidential Palace, Lutheran Church, Senate Square, Opera House & Sibelius Park. Later, we visit Helsinki Cathedral & Uspenski cathedral. Helsinki Cathedral is an Evangelic Lutheran church and The Uspenski Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral on the Katajanokka peninsula in Helsinki. Overnight at the hotel in Helsinki.

Day 2: ROVANIEMI, FINLAND (B, D)

Today, proceed to the airport for your flight to Rovaniemi – the official hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland. Located at the northern Arctic Circle also known as the world Christmas capital and land of eight different seasons. Later, visit the Arktikum Science Museum, and see the exhibition that showcases the Arctic Centre’s research findings. Upon arrival proceed to the hotel and check-in. Overnight at the hotel in Rovaniemi.

Day 3: ROVANIEMI, FINLAND (B, IL, D)

Today, on a guided tour visit the Reindeer Farm, where we meet see wild and trained safari reindeers. Later, continue towards the Arctic Circle crossing where you will be presented by the Arctic Circle Certificate. Visit the Santa Claus Village. Tonight, experience the Midnight Sun phenomenon. Overnight in Rovaniemi.

Day 4: HELSINKI, FINLAND and TALLINN, ESTONIA (B, D)

Today, check out of the hotel and drive to the airport and board flight to Helsinki. Upon arrival, we proceed to the pier to take a ferry to Tallinn, Estonia’s capital on the Baltic Sea. Overnight at the hotel in Tallinn.

Day 5: TALLINN, ESTONIA and OVERNIGHT FERRY TO STOCKHOLM (B, L, D)

Today, we proceed for a guided city tour of Tallinn. See the Toompea Hill, Parliament building, Dome Church, St. Nicholas Church, Town Hall Square, Kadriorg Park and Castle. Visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Later, we drive to, the pier to board the overnight ferry to Stockholm. Overnight on board the Ferry (Sea View Cabin).

Day 6: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (B, L, D)

Today we proceed on a guided city tour of Stockholm. See the Opera House and Alfred Nobel’s House, Vasa Museum – Sweden’s most visited museum enshrining the warship Vasa, Royal Palace. Then, we visit the Stockholm City Hall – one of Sweden’s most famous buildings. Overnight in Stockholm.

Day 7: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN and BERGEN, NORWAY (B, IL, D)

Today, we take a flight to Bergen. On arrival, we visit the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled houses and the old Hanseatic Quarter. Later, we proceed to The fløibanen Funicular in Bergen which is one of the most popular attractions in all of Norway. Overnight in Bergen.

Day 8: NORWAY IN A NUTSHELL and GEILO, NORWAY (B, ID)

Today, ride Scenic Flamsbana train to enjoy the most beautiful train journey in the world Myrdal – Flam. Later take a leisurely cruise to Gudvangen and experience one of the most beautiful and popular fjord areas in Norway. Drive to Geilo – a town in southern Norway known for ski resorts and mountain trails. Overnight in Geilo.

Day 9: OSLO, NORWAY (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Oslo. On a guided panoramic city tour of Oslo, see Parliament Square, National Galleries, Karl Johan shopping street, Royal Palace and Akershus Castle. Next visit Vigeland Park. Later, we visit the Polar Ship Museum. Overnight in Oslo.

Day 10: MALMO, SWEDEN and COPENHAGEN, DENMARK (B, D)

Today, we drive to Copenhagen. En-route we bypass the city of Malmo, Sweden’s third largest city. We proceed on an Orientation tour of Malmo city. Later, we drive on the Oresund bridge. The 16 km bridge and tunnel links, Malmo with Denmark’s capital Copenhagen. Overnight in Copenhagen.

Day 11: COPENHAGEN, DENMARK (B, IL, D)

Today, we proceed for a guided city tour of Copenhagen. See the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace & Danish Parliament. Also, see the ‘Little Mermaid’ the national symbol of Denmark. Next visit Rosenborg Castle. Later, enjoy the sights of Copenhagen on your canal cruise. Overnight in Copenhagen.

Day 12: BERLIN, GERMANY (B, D)

Today, proceed to the airport for your flight to Berlin. On arrival – proceed to your hotel and check-in. Overnight in Berlin.

Day 13: BERLIN, GERMANY (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Potsdam. On a guided tour see some of Potsdam’s architectural masterpieces. Drive to Berlin and on a guided tour, see the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate. Visit Check-Point Charlie and the Alexanderplatz, World Time Clock & the Fountain of Friendship. Overnight in Berlin.

Day 14: DRESDEN, GERMANY and PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Dresden and on a guided city. Upon arrival, on your guided walking city tour, see the Semper Opera House and many more sights. Later, we drive to Prague – the capital of the Czech Republic and enjoy some free time in old town. Overnight in Prague.

Day 15: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Nizbor and visit a Bohemian glass factory and discover how its leaded crystal glassware is handmade. Later proceed on a guided walking tour of Prague. See, the 1000-year old Hradcany Castle. Walk down from the Palace to Charles Bridge, visit the Old Town Square and see Astronomical Clock, one of the outstanding sights of Prague. Overnight in Prague.

Day 16: CESKY KRUMLOV, CZECH REPUBLIC and SALZBURG, AUSTRIA (B, D)

Today, drive to Cesky Krumlov – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a stunning castle above the Vltava River an old town square. Later drive to Salzburg. On a guided walking tour see the birthplace of Mozart, the Mirabell Palace with its landscaped gardens and the old town. Overnight in Salzburg.

Day 17: LAKE BLED, SLOVENIA (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Lake Bled, a lake in the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia, On arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Lake Bled with a boat ride on the typical “pletna” boat. Overnight in Bled.

Day 18: LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA and ZAGREB, CROATIA (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Ljubljana. On arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Ljubljana. See St. Nicholas Cathedral, Dragon bridge a Triple bridge. Later, drive to Zagreb. Overnight in Zagreb.

Day 19: ZAGREB, CROATIA and BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (B, L, D)

Today, on a guided city tour of Zagreb – see historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament and Government Palace. Later drive to Budapest. Overnight in Budapest.

Day 20: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (B, L, LD)

Today, on a guided tour of Budapest, see the Buda Castle, the Chain Bridge, the Parliament, Heroes’ Square,and Fishermans bastion. In the evening, enjoy a romantic cruise on the Danube. Later see a Hungarian Folklore show with local Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Budapest.

Day 21: BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA and VIENNA, AUSTRIA (B, L, D)

Today, drive to Bratislava – the capital of Slovakia. On arrival, we proceed on an orientation tour of Bratislava, where we see the Old Town, with its Roland Fountain in the square. Later drive to Vienna – capital of Austria. Upon arrival, proceed on a guided tour of Vienna. Later visit the Schonbrunn Palace. Overnight in Vienna.

Day 22: RETURN HOME (B)

Return Home with Wonderful Memories
Today, after continental breakfast your ‘All of Scandinavia with Midnight Sun and East Europe’ tour ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you have thoroughly enjoyed your tour of Europe. Write in and tell us how you enjoyed it and give us any suggestions you may have. ‘Proshchay, Adjö, & Farvel’ till we meet again!


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – IL=International Lunch – D=Dinner – ID=International Dinner – LD=Local Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107