TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.Welcome to Europe!!!. Upon arriving at the airport we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.
FRANKFURT 46ºF - RENO - COLOGNE (KÖLN) 46ºF - DUSSELDORF 46ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHT: Cruise on the Rhine. Romantic route. Today we will see the valleys of the Rhine and Mosel, two rivers loaded with history and sprinkled with charming villages. We take a short cruise on the Rhine, between the villages of RUDESHEIM and ST. GOAR, undoubtedly the most picturesque section of the river. Then we will go on to the river Mosel, and will have time for lunch in COCHEM, a very picturesque village on the bank of the river. We also discover the incredible Burg Eltz, a medieval castle surrounded by forests in the mountains. In the late afternoon we will arrive in COLOGNE, time for a stroll in the busy area of the cathedral before going on to our hotel in DUSSELDORF.
DUSSELDORF 46ºF - HAMELIN 48ºF - HANNOVER 48ºF
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHT: Coal Mine Industrial Complex. A stroll in DUSSELDORF, a city on the banks of the Rhine and in the centre of Germany’s most industrial region. We continue to ZOLLVEREIN, which is one of the most important points on the “European route of industrial and heritage”, where we visit its Coal Mine Industrial Complex, declared World Heritage. We proceed north bound, stopping in HAMELIN, a city made famous due to the Pied Piper. After following in the footsteps of the mice, we continue to HANNOVER, where we have time to visit the centre of this thriving city. Note: On dates when there are trade fairs or congresses, the accommodation may be in a nearby town.
HANNOVER 48ºF - GOSLAR 46ºF - BERLIN 46ºF
Free time at HANNOVER before continuing the route to GOSLAR; We are in one of the most beautiful villages of Germany, with its wooden architecture, its walls, its squares. Time to walk and have lunch. Continuation to BERLIN. Arrival in the afternoon. Free time.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Berlin. We visit the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. Ease your way into the local culture with a guided tour of Germany’s incredible capital, Berlin. We will visit the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate and the city’s magnificent parks. We continue our visit by stopping at the Holocaust Memorial and the Berlin Wall Museum. This visit can help us to understand the difficult situation the city experienced during the Twentieth Century. Leisure time to explore the city.
BERLIN 46ºF - COPENHAGEN 39ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Cruise from Germany to Denmark. Enjoy some free time in Berlin. At 11:30 we will leave the German capital traveling north. In the city of ROSTOCK we board the ferry (scheduled departure at 15:30). The crossing of the Baltic Sea towards Denmark will take almost two hours. Enjoy the cruise on this modern ship. After arriving in Denmark, we continue through pleasant landscapes before reaching COPENHAGEN at the end of the day.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit of Copenhagen. In the morning, comprehensive tour of the Danish capital with a local guide. Copenhagen is the largest Scandinavian city, and full of contrasts: the popular Tivoli, Christianborg Palace, the terraces of Nyhavn, the Mermaid. In the afternoon you can enjoy some leisure time.
COPENHAGEN 39ºF - JONKOPINK - MARIEFRED 39ºF - STOCKHOLM 39ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Sweden, beautiful landscapes. We will leave and head towards HELSINGOR, the city of Hamlet, where the great Kronborg Castle stands. We continue by taking a small ferry to Sweden, around a 20-minute journey. We recommend you change currency on the ferry. We travel through beautiful landscapes with large lakes and lush forests until we reach JONKOPING. Time to explore and have lunch in this modern and small city located next to a large lake. We continue to MARIEFRED, a picturesque little town with its traditional houses, marina and castle, where we have time for stroll. Then on to STOCKHOLM, arriving at the end of the day.
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Stockholm sightseeing. Today we make a panoramic tour of this very beautiful capital city built on 13 islands joined together. We will see the Gamla Stand or the “City between the Bridges”, the old quarter of the city, full of life where there are many monumental buildings such as the Nobel Museum, alongside the main square of Stortorget, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes, the Cathedral and the Royal Palace. Whenever possible, we will enjoy a pretty view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. Then leisure time. We recommend visiting the museums and parks. Optionally, we suggest a visit to the City Hall and to the Vasa museum-ship.
STOCKHOLM 39ºF - STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Finland. Enjoy a free day of leisure in Stockholm. In the evening we will board a modern ferry traveling overnight to Finland, where accommodation will be in double cabins with private bathrooms.
STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY - NAANTALI 37ºF - HELSINKI 37ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Forests, lakes, pleasant landscapes. As we arrive to Finland, we recommend that you go to the ship’s deck for sunrise, enjoy mesmerizing landscapes from the sea as we sail along Aland Islands, hundreds of islands covered by forests. We disembark the ferry and have time to walk around TURKU, a city with a very strong Swedish influence. We continue our journey to the neighbouring city of NAANTALI, a very picturesque town with wooden houses next to the sea. We travel on until we arrive in HELSINKI,reaching at lunchtime. In the afternoon enjoy leisure time, you will be able to explore the city, with its old market, buildings with Russian influence and churches.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Suomenlinna Islands by the sea with beautiful landscapes.We enjoy a boat trip to Suomenlinna Islands, a group of islands where we can witness a great fortress that used to protect the sea entry to the city, it has been declared World Heritage. Take time to walk around, it is possible to cross the islands through small pedestrian bridges. Free afternoon. End of our services. Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night.
THEODOR HEUSS ALLEF, 3
|MOXY DUSSELDORF SOUTH***|
Bonner Strasse, 59 Dusseldorf 40589
|MARITIM STAATSBADHOTEL BAD SALZUFLEN****|
Parkstrasse 53, 32105 Bad Salzuflen
|MARITIM AIRPORT HOTEL HANNOVER****|
|WYNDHAM HANNOVER ATRIUM****|
karl Wiechert Allee 68
|MERCURE BERLIN TEMPELHOF****|
HERMANNSTRASSE 214-216 Eingang Rollbergstrasse
|GRAND CITY BERLIN EAST****|
LANDSBERGER ALLEE 203
|MARITIM PROARTE BERLIN****|
|RIU PLAZA BERLIN****|
Martin-Luther-Strae 1, 10777 Berlin, Alemania
|MOXY BERLIN OSTBAHNHOF****|
Andreasstrasse 76-78, CP 10243 Berlin
|QUALITY HOTEL GLOBE****|
67 51 Bromma STOCKHOLM
125 80 STOCKHOLM
|FERRY ESTOCOLMO TURKU*|
hcandersens boulevard 5
1553 STOCKHOLM-TURKU FERRY
|SCANDIC GRAND MARINA****|
|SCANDIC PARK HELSINKI****|
|RADISSON BLU SEASIDE HOTEL****|