BERLIN 43ºF - 46ºF
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BERLIN 43ºF - 46ºF
Ease your way into the local culture with a guided tour of Germany’s incredible capital, Berlin. We will visit the historic center, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and the city’s magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. Optionally you will have the opportunity to visit the Potsdam area with its beautiful palaces.
BERLIN 43ºF - 46ºF - DRESDEN 39ºF - 45ºF - BAMBERG 45ºF - 54ºF - NUREMBERG 43ºF - 54ºF
We will travel to DRESDEN, a city on the river Elba where we can admire its palace. We go on to Bavaria and our arrival in BAMBERG, a very beautiful city full of life; don’t miss little Venice! We continue to NUREMBERG, the second largest city in Bavaria, and a city of great history where we suggest a visit to the place where Hitler’s Coliseum stood.
NUREMBERG 43ºF - 54ºF - KLOSTER WELTENBURG - DACHAU 41ºF - 45ºF - MUNICH 41ºF - 45ºF
Today’s journey is one of great surprises. From Kelheim we board a boat to make a short cruise along the Danube Valley, in the area of the Danube Gorges. We come to KLOSTER WELTENBURG, a very beautiful Benedictine monastery founded in 1040. We continue to DACHAU where we will visit the museum of the Nazi concentration camp. Continuation to MUNICH, where we visit the impressive BMW WELT (BMW world) complex, the very modern multifunctional exhibition facility of the prestigious German vehicle group BMW. We also see the park, where the Olympia stadium stands in its architectural beauty and where the famous Olympic Games of 1972 were held. After this we will have free time in the historic center to enjoy the typical beer houses.
MUNICH 41ºF - 45ºF - FUSSEN 41ºF - 46ºF - ROTHENBURG 39ºF - 41ºF - FRANKFURT 46ºF - 54ºF
Amidst alpine summits and very beautiful scenery, we travel to FUSSEN and the Neuschwanstein Castle. We get on a bus to Maria Bridge and admire the fantastic scenery from this little bridge between the hills. You can either return on foot or horse and cart (not included). After this, continuing with our romantic route, we travel to ROTHENBURG, a very pretty city surrounded by walls, where we enter the beautiful Christmas Museum (entrance included). Next FRANKFURT, Germany’s financial capital. Arrival in the evening.
FRANKFURT 46ºF - 54ºF - CRUISE ON THE RIVER RHINE 21ºF - 28ºF - COLOGNE 46ºF - 54ºF - DORTMUND 45ºF - 50ºF
Today we will see the valleys of the Rhine and Mosel, two rivers loaded with history and sprinkled with charming villages. We take a short cruise on the Rhine, between the villages of RUDESHEIM and ST. GOAR, undoubtedly the most picturesque section of the river. Then we will go on to the river Mosel, and will have time for lunch in COCHEM, a very picturesque village on the bank of the river, dominated by its imposing castle, whose origin dates back more than a thousand years. After that we travel to COLOGNE. Time to visit its impressive Gothic cathedral, which with its 154 metres of height was the tallest building in the world until the end of the 19th century. You can also have a walk along the Rhine River and through the lively city center before going on to our hotel in DORTMUND. Note: On dates with trade fairs or congresses, accommodation may be given in a nearby city.
DORTMUND 45ºF - 50ºF - FAIRY TALE ROUTE - HANNOVER 43ºF - 48ºF
Today we will have a stage full of magic, reminding us about the stories and movies from our childhood, as we travel through towns that inspired the Brothers Grimm and that is called today the Fairytales Route. We will travel to TRENDELBURG, a picturesque walled village dominated by its large medieval castle. We visit the castle with its RAPUNZEL TOWER (entrance included). We continue along small roads, crossing forests while we imagine "Hansel and Gretel". Time for lunch in HOXTER, a small town full of life where Corvey Abbey is located, an ancient monastery from the 9th century, a World Heritage Site (a stop to photograph its walls and interior patios). We continue our route making a brief stop in POLLE to photograph the exterior ruins of "Cinderella´s" castle. We continue to HAMELIN, a city popular for the story of "The Pied Piper of Hamelin". After enjoying following the mouse tracks we continue to HANNOVER with some time to get to know the center of this thriving city and a walk next to the old town hall. Note: On dates of fairs or conferences, accommodation may be provided in a nearby city.
HANNOVER 43ºF - 48ºF - HAMBURG 43ºF - 46ºF - FLENSBURG 41ºF - 45ºF - AARHUS 45ºF - 46ºF
After breakfast, we leave Hannover for HAMBURG, where we go around its lake and see its busy port full of life, time for lunch. After lunch we travel to FLENSBURG a pretty seaside village with its marina on the border with Denmark. Our route goes on to AARHUS, Denmark’s second largest city in the center of Jutland.
AARHUS 45ºF - 46ºF - KRISTIANSAND FERRY - KRISTIANSAND 43ºF - 46ºF - STAVANGER 45ºF - 45ºF
We will travel to HIRTSHALS, where we will take a ferry crossing the North Sea to Norway. A three-hour voyage to KRISTIANSAND. We will continue along Norway’s southern coastline and enjoy its stunning landscapes. Next stop in FLEKKEFJORD, a town with its wooden houses and tiny restaurants on a fjord. Arrival to STAVANGER, a small picturesque town that has an active port by the fjord. Note: Ferry operation hours vary depending on the months. Normally you will have time to have lunch on the boat.
STAVANGER 45ºF - 45ºF - BERGEN 43ºF - 45ºF
Upon leaving the city, we will stop at the ‘Swords in Rock’ monument, where we will be reminded of the Vikings, before continuing the very beautiful scenic tour. We follow the route going through tunnels, bridges and travel some stretches by boat to go along the fjord coast of Norway. One of its undersea tunnels is the deepest one in the world. This stage gets more relaxed and spectacular with its two boat trips. We will arrive in BERGEN at lunch time. We take a cable car trip to Mount Fløyen which offers amazing views of the town and Bergen fjord. There will be some leisure time later to enjoy the capital city of fjords.
BERGEN 43ºF - 45ºF - SOGNE FJORD - OSLO 39ºF - 43ºF
More fantastic landscapes today, images of Norway’s interior region fjords, glaciers, lakes and forests. We will travel to SOGNEFJORD, Norway’s largest fjord. Prior to arrival, we will make a stop at the beautiful TVINDEFOSSEN waterfall. We will take a magnificent cruise between the cities of GUDVANGEN and AURLAND; enjoy stunning landscapes during this an hour and a half voyage. We continue our journey crossing magnificent snow-covered landscapes. We travel through Aurland Tunnel, the longest in the world. Next, a visit to BORGUND’s 12th century wooden church (from the outside), which is considered Norway’s best-preserved medieval church. We arrive in OSLO with free time to have a walk through its port, main streets, and the artworks at Frognerparken.
OSLO 39ºF - 43ºF - OREBRO 37ºF - 39ºF - STOCKHOLM 34ºF - 39ºF
We include a sightseeing tour with a local guide of the Norwegian capital; this city combines its vibrant modern architecture with its classical buildings, magnificent scenery and large parks with sculptures. It has been nominated the "European green capital". After the tour, free time.Departure for Sweden. Enjoy landscapes with forests and lakes. Next stop in OREBRO, a town next to a beautiful lake with a castle and charming historic center. Time for stroll. Continuing to STOCKHOLM, arriving in the evening.
STOCKHOLM 34ºF - 39ºF
Today we take a sightseeing tour of this very beautiful capital city built on 14 islands joined together. We will see the Gamla Stand or the “City between the Bridges”, the old quarter of the city, full of life where there are many monumental buildings such as the Nobel Museum, alongside the main square of Stortorget, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes, the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. Whenever possible, we will enjoy a pretty view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. Then leisure time. We recommend visiting the museums and parks. Optionally, we suggest a visit to the City Hall and to the Vasa museum.
STOCKHOLM 34ºF - 39ºF - STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY
Enjoy a free day of leisure in Stockholm. In the evening we will take a modern ferry traveling overnight to Finland, where accommodation will be in double cabins with private bathrooms.
STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY - NAANTALI 32ºF - 32ºF - HELSINKI 30ºF - 36ºF
As we arrive to Finland, we recommend that you go to the ship’s deck for sunrise, enjoy mesmerizing landscapes from the sea as we sail along Aland Islands, hundreds of islands covered by forests. We disembark the ferry and have time to walk around TURKU, a city with a very strong Swedish influence. We continue our journey to the neighboring city of NAANTALI, a very picturesque town with wooden houses next to the sea. We travel on until we arrive in HELSINKI, reaching at lunchtime. In the afternoon enjoy leisure time, you will be able to explore the city, with its old market, buildings with Russian influence and churches.
HELSINKI 30ºF - 36ºF - HELSINKI TALLINN FERRY - TALLINN 34ºF - 37ºF
We enjoy a boat trip to Suomenlinna Islands, a group of islands where we can witness a great fortress that used to protect the sea entry to the city, it has been declared World Heritage. Take time to walk around, it is possible to cross the islands through small pedestrian bridges. Later we will board a ferry to Estonia. The ferry trip will be around 2 hours 30 minutes. During the departure from Helsinki you have great views of the surrounding islands. Arrival in TALLINN!
TALLINN 34ºF - 37ºF
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia is a wonderful city with a well-conserved medieval center. We will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, its walls, churches, squares, and its medieval streets filled with tourist attractions. Free time in the afternoon.
TALLINN 34ºF - 37ºF
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