STOCKHOLM 61ºF - 63ºF
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STOCKHOLM 61ºF - 63ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Stockholm sightseeing.Today we take a panoramic tour of this very beautiful capital city built on 13 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 61ºF - 63ºF - 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 63ºF - 63ºF - HELSINKI 59ºF - 66ºF
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 59ºF - 66ºF - HELSINKI TALLINN FERRY - TALLINN 66ºF - 70ºF
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 66ºF - 70ºF
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 66ºF - 70ºF - PARNU 64ºF - 64ºF - TURAIDA 72ºF - 73ºF - RIGA 72ºF - 73ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: beautiful extensive landscapes covered with woods and small towns on the way. Turaida castle. Lunch included.Today we pass through forests and plains to reach PARNU, a popular spa city. We then travel on to Latvia. In TURAIDA we visit the medieval castle, surrounded by a large park with sculptures dedicated to Latvian Folklore. After lunch, included, we pay a visit to SIGULDA, the small and charming capital situated in a very beautiful landscape. We continue our journey, arriving to RIGA in the middle of the afternoon.
RIGA 72ºF - 73ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Sightseeing in Riga. Salapsil Memorial.Enjoy a city tour of Riga, the capital city of Latvia and the most populated city from among the Baltic countries. The city is known not only for its cultural town center but, also, for its medieval old town, its Art Nouveau architecture and its well-preserved vestiges from the country´s time under the Soviet rule. We will include a quick transfer to the "Salapsil memorial”, located in what was once a Nazi´s Labor correctional camp. This is one of the largest memorial complexes in Europe built to commemorate the victims of Nazism. Free-time in the afternoon.
RIGA 72ºF - 73ºF - RUNDALE - VILNIUS 75ºF - 77ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Rundale palace, Hill of crosses, Trakai castle. Lunch included. We will depart for LITHUANIA early in the morning. On our way there, we will visit the BAROQUE PALACE OF RUNDALE, built by the same architect who designed Saint Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum. We will cross over into Lithuania. This country has a strong Catholic influence, highlighted by the impressive HILL OF CROSSES, thousands of crosses of all sizes. Lunch included will be taken on route. Afterwards, we will visit TRAKAI, a gorgeous castle located on an island in a lake, close to Vilnius. Ending the day in VILNIUS. Note: Depending on the duration of sunlight, the visit to Trakai may take place on Wednesday after visiting the city.
VILNIUS 75ºF - 77ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Sightseeing of Vilnius. Sightseeing tour of the city built on top of seven hills (like Rome, to which they like comparing it). In the city center, enjoy the Baroque churches, its walls, its castle, its market streets, and its 1,200 medieval houses. Free time in the afternoon.
VILNIUS 75ºF - 77ºF - GRUTAS PARK - AUGUSTOW 79ºF - 79ºF - WARSAW 75ºF - 82ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Grutas Park Today we continue to Poland. We will visit GRUTAS PARK, known as “Stalin’s World”, a park with 86 statues from Soviet times. Lunch stop in the charming town of AUGUSTOW which is located next to a lake. We will continue to the centre of Poland. Arriving in WARSAW at the end of the day.
WARSAW 75ºF - 82ºF - POZNAN 73ºF - 77ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: sightseeing tour of Warsaw. We start the day with a sightseeing tour of Warsaw. We will visit its Old Town, Royal Castle, the Ghetto Heroes Monument, and Lazienki Park. Enjoy some free time afterwards, take lunch and stroll around. At about 15:00 we will leave for Pomerania. Reaching POZNAN, a very active city with a magnificent main square and great atmosphere. Take time to explore.
POZNAN 73ºF - 77ºF - BERLIN 72ºF - 73ºF
Early departure from Poznan through great plains. Passage to Germany. BERLIN, arrival around 11.30 am.
BERLIN 72ºF - 73ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Berlin. We visit the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. Ease your way into the local culture with a guided visit of Germany’s incredible capital, Berlin. We shall visit the historic center, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gates and the city’s magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. This visit helps us to understand the difficult situation the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Time to explore the city. Enjoy an evening in the lively area of Kantstrasse, a district that offers different types of ethnic restaurants to dine in (Indian, Oriental, Italian, German, and so on).
BERLIN 72ºF - 73ºF
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