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2020 Travel With Erin Northern Capitals Trip

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NORTHERN CAPITALS WITH ST. PETERSBURG


  • June 6, 2020 leave the US for an overnight flight. 


  • June 7, 2020 Welcome to Denmark. Let's get settled into the hotel and have a nice dinner courtesy of Travel by Erin! 


  • June 8, 2020 Day out with Travel by Erin, details TBD. Tonight, meet our tour director for dinner at 6pm in our hotel. 


  • June 9, 2020 Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide features 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-Sept.), the city’s colorful amusement park. 


  • June 10, 2020 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. Highlight is a visit to Gothenburg’s famous indoor FOOD MARKET to taste local snacks at some of the stalls. In the afternoon, continue along the Skagerrak coastline to Norway. Evening arrival in Oslo. 


  • June 11, 2020 Today gives you a proper 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. 


  • June 12, 2020 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 Värmland, beautifully described in Selma Lagerlöf’s Gösta Berlings Saga, on the way to Karlstad on Lake Vänern. Pass the ancient garrison town of Örebro and modern Eskilstuna, known for its stainless steel, and proceed to Stockholm. 


  • June 13, 2020 Stockholm is settled on 14 islands between Lake Mälar 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.

 

  • June 14, 2020 Morning at leisure. Why not join an excursion to Uppsala? Later, board your ship for the overnight Globus Local Favorite BALTIC SEA CRUISE to Finland, and enjoy a traditional Smörgåsbord dinner. 


  • June 15, 2020 Guided sightseeing of Helsinki features the City Hall and Parliament House, the Presidential Palace, the monumental railroad station, the great LUTHERAN CATHEDRAL, the Olympic Stadium, and the SIBELIUS MONUMENT. Time to browse for souvenirs in Helsinki’s local arts and crafts OPEN-AIR MARKET. 


  • June 16, 2020A full day at leisure offers the opportunity to join an exciting 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. If decide to not continue on to Russia, this will be the day you would leave back to the US. 


Would you like to continue on to St Petersburg, Russia?


  • June 17, 2020 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 Globus Local Favorite traditional dinner at your hotel with caviar, blini, pickled cucumber, and vodka. 


  • June 18, 2020 Guided sightseeing starts with the Winter Palace complex, now home of the world-famous HERMITAGE MUSEUM, with celebrated works by Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci. 


  • June 19, 2020Travel 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. June 20, 2020Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.


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PRICE AND INCLUSIONS: 

•Tour rate $2692 per person 

•Pre-night $146 per person 

•Russia extension $905 per person 

•A Visa is required to enter Russia and will have an additional cost 

•Flights are not available yet and can be quoted in mid August. 

•Shuttle on arrival day is an additional cost •Gratuities are additional 

•Meals not mentioned are additional

•Travel insurance is recommended 

•Deposit $250 per person plus insurance if accepting 

•Additional $300 deposit for airfare due September  2019 if booking via Globus 

•Final payments are due on or before March 20, 2020 

This will be an AMAZING, once in a lifetime trip!!!!!


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