Globus - 12 Night Deluxe Tour Package12-Nights Northern Capitals With St. Petersburg

Tours offered from April 11th, 2020 - September 19th, 2020

Starting from only $3,719.00 (USD)

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Tour Overview

From the vibrant cities to gorgeous scenery, this tour visits Northern Europe's fascinating capitals- Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, and Helsinki-and St. Petersburg. In each city, you'll experience guided sightseeing of the must-see sights, including Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue and the Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace, used by the Queen for official occasions; Oslo's City Hall, decorated with great Norwegian art from 1900 to 1950, and Frogner Park, where Gustav Vigeland created over 200 extraordinary bronze and granite sculptures; Stockholm's City Hall, where the Nobel Prize banquet is held each year; Helsinki's Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852, and the famous open-air market; and St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum, with one of the world's finest art collections; plus magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral.A tour highlight is an overnight Baltic Sea cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki. You'll stay in first-class, outside, two-berth cabins with private facilities, and you'll enjoy a special Smцrgеsbord dinner on board. This is just one of the out-of-the-ordinary experiences Globus includes to make your vacation unique. Other special treats are a Swedish food experience, where you can sample local specialties at some of the stalls in Gothenburg's indoor food market, and a Russian specialty dinner in St. Petersburg.On this Northern Europe tour, you'll also experience some of Northern Europe's beautiful scenery. From Gothenburg to Norway, travel along the Skagerrak coastline with its many islands, granite rocks, and charming fishing villages. Take a ferry from Elsinore, Denmark to Helsingborg, Sweden, with great views of Hamlet's Kronborg Castle and drive through Sweden's scenic Vдrmland on your way to Stockholm. Stunning scenery, tasty local cuisine, a Baltic Sea cruise, and fascinating sightseeing… all of this and more await you on this fantastic tour through Northern Europe.Included Features:COPENHAGEN Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the Royal Reception Rooms in Christiansborg Palace; the Little Mermaid; Tivoli Gardens (mid-April to mid-September)ELSINORE Ferry crossing with a view of Hamlet's castleGOTHENBURG Orientation, visit the indoor food market and taste local snacksOSLO Guided sightseeing, walk through Frogner Park and visit City HallSTOCKHOLM Guided sightseeing, walking tour of the Old Town, visit the City HallSTOCKHOLM–HELSINKI [LF] Overnight cruise in first-class, outside, two-berth cabins with private facilities, including a special Smцrgеsbord dinnerHELSINKI Guided sightseeing, visit the Lutheran Cathedral, Sibelius Monument, and the open-air marketST. PETERSBURGGuided sightseeing, visit Hermitage Museum and St. Isaac's Cathedral; Visit Catherine Palace (if closed visit Pavlovsk Palace instead)

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Northern Capitals With St. Petersburg

Day 1 ARRIVE IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK. Welcome to Copenhagen! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

Day 2 COPENHAGEN. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Church of Our Savior and the Stock Exchange on the way to Christiansborg Palace, where you visit the elegant ROYAL RECEPTION ROOMS. Drive past the National Museum and the Royal Theater, and stop for pictures of Amalienborg Palace with its lovely flower gardens, and of the wistful LITTLE MERMAID. Afternoon at leisure. Tonight, visit TIVOLI GARDENS (mid-April to mid-September), the city's colorful amusement park. (B)

Day 3 COPENHAGEN–GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN–OSLO, NORWAY. From Elsinore beneath Hamlet's Kronborg Castle, board your FERRY for Helsingborg. Then, drive to Gothenburg, Sweden's thriving second-largest city and admire its beautiful parks, botanical gardens, and well-kept canals during your orientation tour. Visit Gothenburg's famous indoor FOOD MARKET to taste local snacks. In the afternoon, continue along the Skagerrak coastline to Norway. Evening arrival in Oslo.
Today's Distance: 385 mi / 620 km (B,D)

Day 4 OSLO. Today gives you a good introduction to Oslo, the country's hub of trade and industry. Sightseeing with a Local Guide features the National Theater, considered the home for Ibsen's plays; the unique Storting building, seat of Parliament; and the Royal Palace, residence of Norwegian monarchs since 1849. Stroll through magnificent FROGNER PARK with Gustav Vigeland's extraordinary sculptures; and visit the CITY HALL, where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held each year. Interesting optional excursions are available. (B)

Day 5 OSLO–STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. Trace the King's Road, an ancient trade link between the northern capitals connecting Oslo, Stockholm, Turku, Helsinki, and St. Petersburg. Cross the Swedish border to scenic Vдrmland, beautifully described in Selma Lagerlцf's Gцsta Berlings Saga. Pass the ancient garrison town of Цrebro and modern Eskilstuna, known for its stainless steel, and proceed to Stockholm.
Today's Distance: 329 mi / 530 km (B)

Day 6 STOCKHOLM. Stockholm is settled on 14 islands between Lake Mдlar and the Baltic Sea. Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Royal Palace; Riddarholm Church, a walk through the OLD TOWN, and the festive blue and gold chambers in the CITY HALL, where the annual Nobel Prize banquet is held. Later, choose from our optional excursions to make the most of your stay. (B)

Day 7 STOCKHOLM–OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO HELSINKI, FINLAND. Morning at leisure. Why not join an excursion to Uppsala? Later, board your ship for the overnight BALTIC SEA CRUISE to Finland, and enjoy a traditional Smцrgеsbord dinner. (B,D)

Day 8 HELSINKI. Guided sightseeing includes major sights, such as the City Hall and Parliament House, the great LUTHERAN CATHEDRAL, and the SIBELIUS MONUMENT. Browse for souvenirs in Helsinki's OPEN-AIR MARKET. (B)

Day 9 HELSINKI. A full day at leisure offers the opportunity to join an optional excursion to Tallinn, capital of Estonia, known as one of the “Pearls of the Baltic” countries. Tonight, dinner has been prepared at the hotel to celebrate the success of your tour of the Northern Capitals. (B,D)

Day 10 HELSINKI–ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA. Enjoy a pleasant drive to St. Petersburg, where you will visit magnificent ST. ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL with a Local Guide. This evening, get a real taste of traditional Russian delicacies and enjoy a traditional dinner at your hotel with caviar, blini, pickled cucumber, and vodka.
Today's Distance: 267 mi / 430 km (B,D)

Day 11 ST. PETERSBURG. Guided sightseeing starts with the Winter Palace complex, now home to the world-famous HERMITAGE MUSEUM, with celebrated works by Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci. (B)

Day 12 ST. PETERSBURG. Travel to Pushkin and visit magnificent CATHERINE PALACE (if closed visit Pavlovsk Palace instead). The balance of the day is at leisure; optional activities are available to further explore this fascinating city. (B)

Day 13 ST. PETERSBURG. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Saturday April 11th, 2020 - Thursday April 23rd, 2020
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  • Saturday April 18th, 2020 - Thursday April 30th, 2020
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  • Saturday May 9th, 2020 - Thursday May 21st, 2020
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  • Saturday May 16th, 2020 - Thursday May 28th, 2020
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  • Saturday May 23rd, 2020 - Thursday June 4th, 2020
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  • Saturday May 30th, 2020 - Thursday June 11th, 2020
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  • Saturday June 6th, 2020 - Thursday June 18th, 2020
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  • Saturday June 13th, 2020 - Thursday June 25th, 2020
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  • Saturday June 20th, 2020 - Thursday July 2nd, 2020
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  • Saturday June 27th, 2020 - Thursday July 9th, 2020
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  • Saturday July 4th, 2020 - Thursday July 16th, 2020
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  • Saturday July 11th, 2020 - Thursday July 23rd, 2020
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  • Saturday July 18th, 2020 - Thursday July 30th, 2020
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  • Saturday July 25th, 2020 - Thursday August 6th, 2020
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  • Saturday August 1st, 2020 - Thursday August 13th, 2020
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  • Saturday August 8th, 2020 - Thursday August 20th, 2020
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  • Saturday August 15th, 2020 - Thursday August 27th, 2020
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  • Saturday August 22nd, 2020 - Thursday September 3rd, 2020
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  • Saturday August 29th, 2020 - Thursday September 10th, 2020
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  • Saturday September 12th, 2020 - Thursday September 24th, 2020
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  • Saturday September 19th, 2020 - Thursday October 1st, 2020
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