Scandinavia in a nutshell :
From € 1155
This Scandinavian tour covers cities of Helsinki, Stockholm,
Copenhagen and is available the whole year .
1. Daily breakfast in hotel as well as cruise to Helsinki
2. Tour covers cities of Stockholm, Helsinki, Malmö and Copenhagen
3. Transfers from Airport to hotel
4. Stay in 3 / 4 Star standard hotels.
5. All internal transport in Scandinavia
6.Regular Sightseeing and entrances as per itinerary below
* International flights to and from Scandinavia
* Meals, drinks and other food items.
Day 1:Arrival in Stockholm
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Stig Kälvelid Liseberg
Arrival in Stockholm, the capital of Scandinavia. We welcome you at Arlanda airport and transfer you to your hotel in Stockholm. Escape the stress of the modern life and experience stillness and silence – be one with nature and enjoy the freedom and clean, clear air. Spend the rest of the time in discovering the magic of Stockholm especially at night. Stockholm offers a wealth of museums, theatres, sights, attractions and events. Spend the rest of the time in discovering the magic of Stockholm especially at night.
Day 2:Stockholm sightseeing
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Lena Granefelt
After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, start the day by discovering the "Beauty on water", Stockholm which was founded in the 13th century and is built on 14 islands surrounded by water so clean that you can swim and fish right in the capital city. Explore the old part of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with the Houses of Parliament, the Great Cathedral and cavernous Stockholm Palace. See the City Hall, constructed in the National Romantic style where each year on December 10th the Nobel price banquette takes place; take a walk through cobbled streets lined with medieval buildings. The Old Town is in direct contrast with today’s modern city centre. Discover the famous Vasa Musuem. The Vasa is the world’s only surviving 17th-century ship and one of the foremost tourist sights in the world. The ship is displayed in a purpose-built museum in Stockholm. Relax for the day in the coziness of your hotel.
Day 3: Around Stockholm - cruise to Helsinki
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Bo Lind VisitSweden
After breakfast we visit the country side of Stockholm and first visit Sigtuna - the oldest town in Sweden. It is a lively little town of 6500 inhabitants. Founded in 980 AD it is the oldest still existing town in Sweden and the place where the first coins were minted. Then we visit Steninge Palace,a beautiful 18th century palace and a national heritage stone barn with an art glassworks, candle-making facility, factory outlet, gallery and restaurant. The palace itself was built in 1705 as the result of a love story between Carl Gyllenstierna and the Swedish queen dowager Hedvig Eleonora. The best architects, stucco artists and craftsmen of the time were hired.
Uppsala - visit Scandinavia’s oldest university and cathedral. Old Uppsala with its ancient viking burial mounds has a newly inaugurated museum. Uppsala castle has also been the scene of many dramatic events. Over the years Uppsala has been the home of many internationally recognized persons such as the botanist Carl von Linné, the former UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld and the film director Ingmar Bergman. Today, Uppsala is Sweden’s fourth largest city and a centre of scientific skills and knowledge. This is also the religious centre of Sweden and residence of the Archbishop. By evening we are ready for the ship cruise to Finland over the Baltic sea. You may like to checkout on the choice of delicacies amongst various restaurants on board.
Day 4:Helsinki sightseeing - cruise to Stockholm
Wake up in the surrounds of Baltic sea after a night filled of music and dance on board the ship to enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast. Enjoy the cold baltic breeze freshen your soul on the ship deck or enjoy theScandinavian spa. Do not loose site of the never ending islands on your way. This is the famous archipelago of Sweden.
Arrive in Helsinki by 10 AM and board the site seeing bus. Helsinki is a modern European cultural city whose urban cosmopolitan lifestyle exists in perfect harmony with nature. Surrounded by the sea and its own exotic archipelago, Helsinki offers visitors an endless number of possibilities. Throughout its history, Helsinki has existed in the crosscurrents of the East and West. The colourful layers of history can be seen everywhere; its modern architecture, cutting-edge design and high-technology have attracted international recognition for the city and made it the style city of Scandinavia. We visit the Old Market Hall, White Cathedral (Lutheran) at the Senate Square andUspenski Cathedral (Orthodox). By evening we are back in our cabin to start the journey back to Stockholm.
Day 5:Transfer to Malmö
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Alex Brandell malmo Turism
After breakfast on board, arrive back in Stockholm by 10 AM. Transfer by train to Malmö. It is the third most populous city in Sweden after Stockholm and Gothenburg.The city contains many historic buildings and parks, and is also a commercial centre for the western part of Scandinavia.
Day 6:Malmö sightseeing
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Alex Brandell Malmo Turism
During June to beginning of August, we have Malmö sightseeing. Sightseeing starts with visit to the tallest building in Scandinavian the famous The Turning Torso.
Day 7:Copenhagen sightseeing
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Bo Kågerud Svenska Mässan
The lovely city of Copenhagen, is the capital of Denmark. Copenhagen got its name from the word köbenhavn, which means Merchants harbour. It is a captivating, friendly city where there is always something wonderful around the next corner - to see, smell, taste, feel or listen to. There are the royal castles, the parks, the squares and the plazas, and not least, like a precious gem, Nyhavn, the New Harbour.
Day 8: Departure
Photo www.imagebank.sweden.se Miriam Preis
After breakfast, spend some time on your own for shopping before taking the transfer to the airport for your flight back home.