2019 Tour Details
Your vacation tour of Finland, Estonia, and Sweden traverses the Baltic Sea to show you some of the world’s most beautiful settings. What’s more, you’ll find less crowds along the way during this off-season tour. Begin in Finland’s southern capital of Helsinki—a modern metropolis with an historic richness you’ll discover on your guided sightseeing tour. See the city’s impressive sights, from the Presidential Palace to the Olympic stadium, and visit the impressive Lutheran Cathedral and Rock Church (subject to availability). Browse an indoor market to enjoy Finnish food, culture, and traditions. You’ll travel by ferry across the Gulf of Finland to Tallinn, Estonia. Here you’ll discover one of the “Pearls of the Baltic” with a Local Guide to show you the Hanseatic Old Town, and its domed cathedrals. Enjoy time to explore this ancient, cobblestoned city before boarding your Baltic Sea cruise ship sailing for Sweden. Arrive in Stockholm, settling on 14 islands between Lake Mälar and the Baltic Sea. Enjoy morning sightseeing with your Local Guide, featuring the Royal Palace and Ridderholm Church—the resting place of Swedish monarchs. You’ll also tour the Old Town and City Hall—site of the Nobel Prize ceremonies. Enjoy free time to explore Stockholm, and join in a celebratory farewell dinner to complete your guided vacation in Finland, Estonia, and Sweden.
Destinations & Sightseeing
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Lutheran Cathedral, the Rock Church (subject to availability), the Sibelius Monument, and the Old Market Hall
Guided sightseeing, visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and St. Mary’s Cathedral
Overnight cruise in first-class, outside, two-berth cabins with private facilities, including [LF] a special Smörgåsbord dinner
Guided sightseeing, walking tour of the Old Town, visit the Town Hall; farewell dinner
- Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.
The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:
- Historic Centre of Tallin (Old Town)
Motorcoach, ferry crossing, first-class overnight Baltic Sea crossing. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies
Meals & Itinerary
Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine including a welcome dinner in Helsinki, a special Smörgåsbord dinner, and a farewell dinner in Stockholm
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
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.
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.
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.
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 a traditional Smörgåsbord dinner on board.
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.
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.
Day 7 Stockholm
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.
$ ($50 CAD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 CAD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 CAD)
$$$$ (Over $150)
Keila-Joa Manor Discovery with Traditional Dinner
This incredible guided excursion introduces you to the exquisite neo-gothic Keila-Joa Manor, one of the true treasures of Estonia, and includes a sumptuous dinner in the manor restaurant.
Price Range: $$$
Icebar Cocktail and Swedish Dinner
Experience sheer Nordic magic on this delightful outing featuring cocktails at a real Icebar and dinner of authentic Swedish cuisine at a cozy local restaurant.
Price Range: $$$
Royalty Walk and Lunch in Old Stockholm
Visit Stockholm`s most colorful historic island. A candlelight lunch in a 13th-century cellar awaits you!
Price Range: $$
Vasa Ship Museum
See the most richly ornamented war vessel built in Europe!
Price Range: $$
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