Day 1 Arrive in Helsinki, Finland.
Welcome to Helsinki! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2 Helsinki.
Guided sightseeing includes the City Hall and Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, the monumental railroad station, the great LUTHERAN CATHEDRAL, the ROCK CHURCH (subject to availability), the Olympic Stadium, and the SIBELIUS MONUMENT. Discover Finland’s food culture and traditions whilst browsing the OLD MARKET HALL. (B)
Day 3 Helsinki–Tallinn, Estonia.
This morning, board your FERRY to Tallinn, capital of Estonia, known as one of the “Pearls of the Baltic” countries. Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Hanseatic Old Town with its 15th-century Lühike Jalg Gate, and visits to the onion-domed ALEXANDER NEVSKY CATHEDRAL and ST. MARY’S CATHEDRAL, also called the “Dome Church,” the oldest church in Tallinn. Tonight you may wish to try out local specialties at one of the cozy restaurants. (B)
Day 4 Tallinn. Baltic Sea Cruise.
Time to further explore the walled, cobblestoned streets of the Old Town before boarding your BALTIC SEA CRUISE to Stockholm. This evening, enjoy [LF] a traditional Smörgåsbord dinner on board. (B,D)
Day 5 Stockholm, Sweden.
Stockholm, the setting of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium, is situated on 14 islands between Lake Mälar and the Baltic Sea. Your morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features the Royal Palace, Riddarholm Church, a walk through the OLD TOWN, and a visit to the CITY HALL with its festive blue and gold chambers, setting of the annual Nobel Prize banquet. (B)
Day 6 Stockholm.
All day at leisure. To make the most of your stay, choose from our optional excursions. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B,D)
Day 7 Stockholm.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)