FRANKFURT 41ºF - 46ºF
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FRANKFURT 41ºF - 46ºF - CRUISE ON THE RIVER RHINE 21ºF - 28ºF - COLOGNE 45ºF - 52ºF - DORTMUND 46ºF - 48ºF
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 46ºF - 48ºF - FAIRY TALE ROUTE - HANNOVER 39ºF - 45ºF
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 39ºF - 45ºF - GOSLAR 37ºF - 43ºF - BERLIN 36ºF - 39ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit to the beautiful villages of Goslar and Quedlinburg.Our route continues to GOSLAR; We are in one of the most beautiful villages of Germany, with its wooden architecture, its walls, its squares. Time to walk. We continue to QUEDLINBURG, a city declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO due to its fascinating historic center of more than 2100 half-timbered girder houses that have managed to survive almost unscathed for centuries. It also noteworthy its town hall and castle. Free time to stroll and have lunch. Continuation to BERLIN. Arrival in the afternoon.
BERLIN 36ºF - 39ºF
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. This visit can help us to understand the difficult situation the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Free time to explore the city.
BERLIN 36ºF - 39ºF - COPENHAGEN 37ºF - 39ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Cruise from Germany to Denmark. Enjoy some free time in Berlin. At 11:30 we will leave the German capital traveling north. In the city of ROSTOCK we board the ferry (scheduled departure at 15:30). The crossing of the Baltic Sea towards Denmark will take almost two hours. Enjoy the cruise on this modern ship. After arriving in Denmark, we continue through pleasant landscapes before reaching COPENHAGEN at the end of the day.
COPENHAGEN 37ºF - 39ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit of Copenhagen. In the morning, comprehensive tour of the Danish capital with a local guide. Copenhagen is the largest Scandinavian city, and full of contrasts: the popular Tivoli, Christianborg Palace, the terraces of Nyhavn, the Mermaid. In the afternoon you can enjoy some leisure time.
COPENHAGEN 37ºF - 39ºF - JONKOPING 34ºF - 36ºF - VADSTENA 32ºF - 34ºF - STOCKHOLM 30ºF - 32ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Sweden, beautiful landscapes. We will leave and head towards HELSINGOR, the city of Hamlet, where the great Kronborg Castle stands. We continue by taking a small ferry to Sweden, around a 20-minute journey. We recommend you change currency on the ferry. We travel through beautiful landscapes with large lakes and lush forests until we reach JONKOPING. Time to explore and have lunch in this modern and small city located next to a large lake. We continue to MARIEFRED, a picturesque little town with its traditional houses, marina and castle, where we have time for stroll. Then on to STOCKHOLM, arriving at the end of the day.
STOCKHOLM 30ºF - 32ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Stockholm sightseeing.Today we take a panoramic 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 30ºF - 32ºF - STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Finland. Enjoy a free day of leisure in Stockholm. In the evening we will board a modern ferry traveling overnight to Finland, where accommodation will be in double cabins with private bathrooms.
STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY - NAANTALI 18ºF - 18ºF - HELSINKI 18ºF - 25ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Forests, lakes, pleasant landscapes. 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 18ºF - 25ºF - HELSINKI TALLINN FERRY - TALLINN 18ºF - 18ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes by the sea on the way out of Helsinki.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. On to TALLINN!
TALLINN 18ºF - 18ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: city tour of Tallinn. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia is a wonderful city with a well-conserved medieval center. We will enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city, its walls, churches, squares, and its medieval streets filled with tourist attractions. Free time during the afternoon.
TALLINN 18ºF - 18ºF
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