Entorno Báltico - CLASICA

Duration

17 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Berlin

Available

2019 / 2020

Cities to visit: Berlin; Copenhagen; Jonkoping; Mariefred; Stockholm; Ferry Estocolmo, Turku; Naantali; Helsinki; Tallinn; Parnu; ; Riga; Rundale; Vilnius; Grutas Park; Augustow; Warsaw, Warsaw; Poznan

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Europamundo or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

IMPORTANT: If you had additional nights upon arrival the hotel will have your reservation, but his travel guide normally will not be until the night before the start of the tour.

Day

On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.

Berlín - Sobre las 8.00 hrs (confirme los horarios en los carteles en recepción de su hotel) iniciamos visita panorámica con guía local (en ocasiones se puede efectuar el día anterior). Duración aproximada dos horas y media. Tenemos ocasión de ver desde el autocar la isla de los museos, la torre de la televisión, las arterias comerciales del centro, la antigua catedral destruida en la guerra mundial; la puerta de Brandenburgo; el Reichstag; los grandes parques de la ciudad. Durante la visita realizaremos algunas breves paradas para obtener fotografías. La visita finaliza en el centro de Berlin junto al Zoo.
Tarde libre. Si lo desea opcionalmente podrá conocer Postdam con los jardines y palacio de Sanssouci y palacio Cecilienhof.

Distancia total realizada: 395 Km. 
Paisajes: Colinas agradables al sur de Dinamarca. Grandes llanuras en Alemania. 
Nota: Le recomendamos disfrutar de la travesia en ferry, lleve algo de ropa de abrigo a mano para pasear en cubierta.-
Mañana libre. 
11:30 hrs. - Berlín –salida-. Viajamos hacia el norte de Alemania. 
Sobre las 15.00 hrs llegaremos al puerto de Rostock en donde embarcamos en ferry (salida normalmente a las 15:30 hrs ) en travesía de casi dos horas hacia Dinamarca.- Ferry muy moderno y agradable (comercios, cafeterías, casas de cambio, opciones de ocio). 
Sobre las 17:30 hrs llegada a Dinamarca y continuación hacia Copenhague. 
20:00 hrs. - Copenhague –Llegada-. Alojamiento.-

Highlight: Copenhagen. - Panoramic tour and free afternoon.

0 9:00 hrs. Panoramic tour of the Danish capital; The largest Scandinavian city is a city of contrasts where we will discover its popular "Tivoli"; The Christianborg Palace; The terraces of Nyhavn; the little Mermaid….
We will finish the visit at 11:30hrs.

Free afternoon.

Note : On dates of fairs or congresses accommodation can be made in Malmo (Swedish city 25 km from Copenhagen - but  very well communicated via its fantastic suspension bridge).

Sightseeing tour  of this gorgeous capital city built on 13 interconnected islands. Water is everywhere.  We will visit Gamla Stand or  the "City between the Bridges", Stockholm’s Old Town full of life where many of the monumental buildings are located such as the Nobel Museum, located next to Stortorget main square, which pays tribute to the winners of the Nobel Prizes , the Cathedral or the Royal Palace. When possible we can have a nice view from the Fjällgatan viewpoint. 
Free time.  We advise taking a walk through the centre and seeing the museum island. In the afternoon, we offer visitors an optional visit to the Town Hall and the Royal Ship Vasa.

Stockholm (boarding) . -
Scenery : Very beautiful landscapes from the boat leaving Stockholm.
Notes: Tonight we embark on a night cruise; Carry your documentation (will be required when boarding) and prepare hand luggage (luggage will remain in the coach). Do not forget warm clothing to enjoy on the deck of the boat. In Finland, the currency used is the euro, if you do not have Swedish Crowns, there are convinient exchange offices on the ship.

Free day in the most beautiful of the Scandinavian capitals. We recommend walking around the historic center and the island of museums.

17.00hrs.- Transfer to the port of Stockholm.  We embark on the modern ferry of the Silja Lines company. Restaurants, bars, nightclub, casino, shops, ample rooms ... cruise conditions. Our ship leaves at 19.30 hrs (estimated time at the time of writing this itinerary).- The landscapes you can see at the exit of Stockholm are of great beauty (lots of islands). We recommend to enjoy on the deck. Do not forget your camera !. Night on board, double cabins.

Total distance: 195 km.

Scenery: Forests, lakes. Pleasant landscapes.
Note: Upon arrival in Finland you will have to change your watch; When in Sweden it is 12 o´clock in Finland it is 13 o´clock.
We recommend you to go on the ship deck at dawn; The arrival in Finland is done by outlining the Aland archipelago. Hundreds of islands covered with forests. Breakfast is included in your trip.

07:30 hrs. - TURKU. Disembark in the second Finnish city with strong Swedish influence. A time for a walk in the center.

08:30 hrs. Turku, departure.
09:20hrs- NAANTALI, very picturesque village of wooden houses by the sea. Lots of tourist life. Time for a stroll.

10:45 hrs. - Naantali-Departure.
13:00 hrs. - HELSINKI. Time for lunch. Afternoon free, you will be able to know this city with, its old market, the Russian influence in its buildings and churches.

(Note: a boat trip to Suomenlina scheduled on Friday morning can be made at this time according to the routes of the participating passengers).

Scenery: Stage by sea with beautiful landscapes on the way out of Helsinki.
Note: Carry your documentation, it will be required when boarding.

Leaving the hotel about 09.00 hrs, this morning we include a boat trip (regular line water local transport) to Suomenlinna islands , six islands where we highlight a great fortress that used to protect the sea entry to the city and that has been declared World Heritage - Time to stroll around (we will be able to cross island through its small pedestrian bridges).  Our guide will accompany you to the islands and will explain how to use your free time; With your return ticket, you will decide the time you wish to remain in this beautiful archipelago. 

Late afternoon we shall board a ferry to Estonia ; Ferry trip of around 2h30 duration which departure is expected around 15.30 hrs; we suggest to admire the departure from Helsinki and the surrounding islands.

17.45 hrs. - Tallinn - Arrival, disembarkation and accommodation.

Tallinn – The capital of Estonia, a country with strong Scandinavian influence and a language similar to Finnish, is a wonderful city, whose medieval centre is still intact. 

09.00hrs- We will participate in a comprehensive tour through the city streets, and admire its walls, churches, squares and mediaeval streets filled with tourist attractions. 

Free afternoon.

Total distance: 365 km.
  
Scenery: Extensive plains covered with woods and small towns on the way.  
08:30 h. - Tallnin – Departure-. Crossing forests and plains.  
10:15 h. - Parnu.- A popular spa city where we will stop for coffee in the city centre.  
11:00 h. - Parnu – Departure-. We cross the border to LATVIA and make a short stop near a beach on the Baltic coast. We will pass through attractive scenery with hills and forests and Gauja National park.  
14:00 h. -Sigulda.  We will pay a visit to this pretty tourist resort and then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, we set out for Turaida Castle , which is close by.  Also includes admission to this impressive medieval fortress and its enormous park.  
18:00 h. - Turaida –Departure-.  
19:00 h. - Riga – Arrival-.

Riga – In the morning, we will take a tour of this capital, lasting for about two hours.  Riga is the most densely populated of the Baltic Country cities, and has a modern layout. It still conserves the imprint of the Soviet period. Free time. 

Total distance: 410 km.
  
Scenery: Extensive plains with farmlands .  


08:30 h. - Riga –Departure-. Extensive plains of Latvia.  
10:00 h. – Rundale Palace  .- Admission to this huge palace is included. It was built at the same time as the city of St. Petersburg. We will visit the interior of the palace and its gardens.  
11:15 h.  - Rundale Palace –Departure-.We leave for LITHUANIA, a country with a strong Catholic influence.  

12:15 h. - Kryziu Kalnas (Hill of crosses) . This impressive hill has thousands of crosses, which speak of the Catholic legacy of this country, which was for many years under the rule of the Soviet Union (the regime that repressed Catholicism). Perhaps you would like to leave a cross there? Today is Sunday, a particularly interesting day to visit it.  

12:45 h. - Kryziu Kalnas –Departure-. Lunch included on the way. We travel to the centre of Lithuania, to the industrial regions of Panevezys. 
17:00 hrs. - Trakai- A beautiful castle located on an island in the middle of a lake. This is a memorable site, with the castle on the lake, the village with its wooden houses on the bank and forests. Admission to the castle is included.  

19.00hrs- Vilnius –Arrival-. We recommend strolling through its beautiful old town.

Note : Depending on the duration of sunlight, the visit to Trakai may take place on Wednesday after visiting the city.

Vilnius.- Sightseeing tour of the city erected on top of seven hills (like Rome, to which they like comparing it). Its baroque churches, its walls, its castle, its market streets in the centre, its 1,200 medieval houses….  Free afternoon.

Total distance: 490 km.

Scenery: Forests, lakes.
Note: You will need to change the clock; When in Lithuania it is 12.00 hrs in Poland it is 11.00 hrs.

08.00 hrs. Vilnius-departure. We travel to Poland.
10.00 hrs   - Grutas Park.  Arrival to the park  known as "Stalin’s world", a park with 86 statues from Soviet times.  

11.30 hrs - Grutas Park - departure.
12.30 hrs (13.30 hrs in Lituania) - Augustow - Arrival -. Lively tourist town next to a lake. Time for lunch.

14.30 hrs.- Augustow -departure. We travel through the interior of Poland. Small villages, agricultural areas.
18.30 hrs. - Warsaw - Arrival. We recommend a stroll through the market square, full of life.

Total distance: 325 km .

Morning  sightseeing tour of Warsaw  included with a local guide of about two and a half hours. We know the cathedral of San Juan; The Rynek Starego Miasta, the old square with its buildings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; The remains of the medieval wall; The road and the Royal Castle; The Lazienkowski park where the monument to Chopin is located and we will remember the old Jewish ghetto, which was the largest in Europe. 
Free time to walk around the old town and have lunch.

14:30 hrs - Warsaw - Departure.
18:45 hrs. - Poznan. Time to stroll through its historical center and its old square.

Total distance: 290 km.

Scenery: Great Plains; Small villages en route.

07:30 hrs. -Poznan. Departure. We go to Germany.
11:30 hrs. - Berlin.

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