Finland: Belles of the Baltic Cities Cruise
Explore three UNESCO capitals of the Baltic
As you sail over the sparkling waves to each of the UNESCO listed capitals you will appreciate just how beautiful this part of Northern Europe is on a Baltic cities cruise. Journey between striking islands and witness the scenic backdrops that surround the ship. Beginning and ending in Stockholm, you will travel to Helsinki and Tallinn. Throughout the 3 city tour you will have the chance to see awe-inspiring architecture as well as discovering the history and culture of each destination. Quaint old towns contrast against more modern buildings and chic pavement cafés are great for relaxing in and watching the world go by. There will be plenty of time for you to explore the cities and see the highlights. Visit museums, galleries, shops and restaurants to really get the most out of your Baltic cities cruise.
The ships you will travel on during a Baltic capitals tour are extremely comfortable and spacious and the on-board facilities will keep you entertained during the longer legs of the cruise. This six day cruise is a fantastic way to see some of the most vibrant and culturally rich cities that lie in the Baltic.
Day 1 - Fly to Stockholm
Your Baltic cities cruise starts out from Stockholm, where you will spend the first night before boarding the ship.
Day 2 - Sightseeing in Stockholm
Sweden’s trendy capital covers 14 islands which are united by a staggering 57 bridges. The city of Stockholm is an exciting and colourful place to visit and exploring the medieval streets, ancient churches and the Old Town is a real pleasure. There are lots of world-class museums, galleries, shops and buildings to visit during your stay here and the central city park is ideal for a picnic. Later, board the ship as the Baltic cities cruise resumes and you sail overnight to Helsinki.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Discover Helsinki
Arrive in the cultural capital of Finland and spend the day learning about its rich history that is reflected in the diverse architecture. Helsinki is a real gem on the Baltic cities cruise as it effortlessly combines the old with the new. Its parks and forests are a breath of fresh air where you can enjoy a tranquil walk or simply escape from the hustle and bustle of the shops. Spend the night in a hotel in the city.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 4 - Cruise to Tallinn
Relax on board the ship and soak up the seascape as we journey to Tallinn on the Baltic cities cruise. Depending on the time of arrival, you might want to taste the cultural nightlife or perhaps sample some of the Estonian cuisine at one of the restaurants.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 5 - Explore Tallinn
Many of the main sights of Tallinn are within walking distance which makes it easier to explore on foot. The Estonian capital is an exceptional jewel on the Baltic cities cruise because of its remarkably well-preserved medieval city which has earned it UNESCO status. Although Tallinn has been influenced by several countries, it still retains the uniqueness of Estonia. There are many sights to see here including the castle, cathedrals, Freedom Square, Kadriorg Palace and the Hanseatic Old Town. Later, board the boat as we continue to sail to Stockholm overnight.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Depart Stockholm
The Baltic cities cruise terminates in Stockholm where you will return to the airport for your flight.Meals included:Breakfast
- Return flights from London Gatwick
- Overnight accommodation as specified in the itinerary
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- Travel Insurance
Relax on board our cruise holidays as you sail between captivating destinations.