Baltic Triangle

June-September 2014, 8 days/7 nights

Baltic Triangle is a really popular and stunning tour! You will explore beautiful Europe cities with their cozy old towns, narrow streets, cafes, vast architecture, fabulous panorama, green surroundings… Medieval and charming Tallinn, City of harbors Helsinki, full of splendors and grandeur – exclusive St. Petersburg. You will also have time to discover Grand Palace in “Russian Versailles” – Peterhof and the beauty of Catherine’s Palace in Zarskoye Selo. Three splendid northern European cities – Estonia, Finland, Russia -  leave inexpungible  memories for our travelers!

VOX audio communication system in use throughout the Finnish and Russian parts of the tour

Supplement for GBT05-GBT10

EUR 100.00 (double occupancy)

EUR 100.00 (single supplement)

Codes & dates
8
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Package prices per person
EUR 845 (double occupancy)
EUR 350 (single supplement)
Including:
7 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
7 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalized welcome package
Entrances to medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn, Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki and Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg
Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on all tours
Service of Portuguese speaking tour escort on tour GBT07, GBT09, GBT13, GBT16 and GBT20
Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Ferry Tallinn-Helsinki OW
Portage at hotels
Optional:
Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 215.00 pp
Transfer Hotel Radisson Sonya to airport: EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
Transfer Hotel Radisson Sonya to airport: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons)
Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch: EUR 60.00 pp
3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp
4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace: EUR 70.00 pp
Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: EUR 50.00 pp
3-hour excursion to the Seurasaari Open-Air Museum: EUR 45.00 pp
Transfer airport to Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons)

Day 1 (Friday): Arrival Tallinn

Arrival in Tallinn, optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

Day 2 (Saturday): Tallinn

Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.

Day 3 (Sunday): Tallinn-Helsinki

In the morning we take the hydrofoil from Tallinn to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at Hotel Scandic Simonkentta**** or similar The balance of the day is reserved for exploring the Finnish capital individually.

Day 4 (Monday): Helsinki

Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland.

Day 5 (Tuesday): Helsinki-St. Petersburg

Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Radisson Sonya**** or similar.

Day 6 (Wednesday): St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks.

Day 7 (Thursday): St. Petersburg

The morning is reserved for an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch.

Day 8 (Friday): St. Petersburg Departure

Optional transfer to the airport.

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