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Moscow to Berlin

This incredible 17-day journey traverses three stunning Scandinavian countries - Norway, Sweden and Denmark - in the beautiful summer months.

Highlights

  • Hurtigruten Classic Southbound Voyage
  • Norwegian coastal splendours and amazing sights
  • King Crab Safari
  • City tours of Oslo, Bergen, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Copenhagen
  • Sognefjord cruise
  • Flam railway
  • Hamlet’s Castle – Kronborg Castle
  • Canal cruise in Copenhagen
  • Drottningholm Royal Palace
  • Crossing the Arctic Circle.

Inclusions

  • 11 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotels
  • 5 nights’ Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage Southbound; Kirkenes to Bergen in outside cabins
  • 17 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
  • Fully guided by a tour manager from Oslo to Copenhagen
  • Transport in local coaches as per itinerary
  • Rail tickets as per itinerary
  • Internal flight Oslo – Kirkenes
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • WI-FI onboard the Hurtigruten ship
  • Taxes, port, and reservation charges
  • Porter service where possible at hotels.

Moscow to Berlin


DAY 1 MOSCOW

Arrival into Moscow Airport, where you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Later in the evening, join the rest of the group and guide for your welcome dinner. D

DAY 2 MOSCOW

Enjoy a Moscow city tour today. Including the Kremlin, we also visit Alexandrovsky Garden and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Red Square, GUM Department Store, Lenin Mausoleum and St. Basil’s Cathedral. In the afternoon we experience the famous Moscow Metro going to the historical stations along the ring line. Then we continue to Tverskaya Street, Manege Square, Theatre Square with Bolshoi Theatre and Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. We then continue along Moscow River to Sparrow Hills, Moscow State University (with panoramic views over the city) and finish with a visit to Novodevichy Monastery. B

DAY 3 MOSCOW

This morning, we visit Tretyakovskaya Gallery where you will have time to explore. In the afternoon, we go to Kolomenskoe Museum including Peter’s House and Ascension Church. Afterwards the evening is at leisure. B

DAY 4 MOSCOW – ST PETERSBURG

After an early breakfast, we will be transferred to the train station for departure by high-speed Sapsan train to St. Petersburg. We enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour of St Petersburg, including the Palace Square and Winter Palace, Admiralty, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan-Cathedral, Nevsky Convent, Smolny Cathedral and a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and the Cathedral. B

DAY 5 ST PETERSBURG

In the morning, we will have an excursion to Peterhof Palace where we will see sights such as Water Avenue and Grand Cascade, Grand Palace and Parks and Marly Palace. We will enjoy lunch, and then return to St. Petersburg for our afternoon exploration of the State Hermitage Museum. BL

DAY 6 ST PETERSBURG

Today after breakfast, we will go to Catherine Palace, including entrance to the Amber Workshop. After Catherine Palace, we’ll enjoy lunch, before returning to St. Petersburg. This afternoon we visit the Faberge Museum. BL

DAY 7 ST PETERSBURG – LAHEMAA

We leave Russia today. Once in Estonia we continue to Narva, where we will have lunch at a local restaurant before going onto Vihula. After checking into our hotel, we go on a tour of Vihula Manor. In the evening, we visit the Vodka Museum and enjoy a private tour and dinner. BLD

DAY 8 LAHEMAA – TALLINN

Today we continue our journey to Tallinn. Upon arrival, we go on a city tour including the Old Town with Toompea Castle, St. Mary’s Cathedral and the Old Town Hall. In the afternoon, we will visit the Seaplane Harbour Museum. B

DAY 9 TALLINN – VALMIERA – RIGA

We leave Tallinn today for Riga. On the way we stop at Valmiera for lunch and a craft brewery tour at the Valmiermuiza Beer Brewery. Then we continue to Riga via Sigulda. BL

DAY 10 RIGA

After breakfast we have a full-day Riga city tour, including the Freedom Monument, National Opera House, Old Town, St. Peter’s Church, Three Brothers, Swedish Gate and Dome Cathedral and the Occupation Museum. B

DAY 11 RIGA – RUNDALE – VILNIUS

We leave Riga today for Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. On the way we will stop and explore Rundale Palace. Then we continue for a photo
stop at the Hill of Crosses, before arriving in Siauliai for lunch. Onwards journey to Vilnius for the evening. BL

DAY 12 VILNIUS

We begin with a Vilnius city tour today, which includes St. Peter and Paul Church and Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Palace of Grand Dukes, Gediminas Tower, St. Stanislav Cathedral, St. Anna and St. Michael Church, Old University and Gate of Dawn with the Madonna of Vilnius. We finish with an excursion to Trakai Castle, then back to Vilnius for a relaxing evening. B

DAY 13 VILNIUS – KAUNAS – SUWALKI –
GIZICKO – MRAGOWA

We cross the border into Poland today. On the way we will stop at Kaunas, where we will have a city sightseeing tour of the Old Town including the Town Hall, Kaunas castle ruins and Cathedral. After some free time we will continue to Mragowa. BD

DAY 14 MRAGOWA – WARSAW

Today we explore Masury Lakeland, including
a visit to the famous Wolf’s Lair in Gierloz. The Wolf’s Lair was Hitler’s first Eastern Front military headquarters. This is followed by a visit to Swieta Lipka Church, before we have lunch at Reszel Castle. After lunch we will continue to Warsaw. BL

DAY 15 WARSAW

This morning, we have a Warsaw city tour including the Old Town with Castle Square and King Sigismund’s Column, the Royal Castle, St. John’s Cathedral, Mermaid Statue and the Warsaw Barbican. In the afternoon, we continue sightseeing to Lazienki Park and the Palace on the Water. The rest of the day is at leisure. B

DAY 16 WARSAW – CZESTOCHOWA – KRAKOW

Today, we drive to Czestochowa for a visit to Jasna Gora Monastery. After lunch in a local restaurant, we continue to Krakow. BL

DAY 17 KRAKOW

This morning, we have a Krakow city sightseeing tour, including the Old Town with the Main Market Square, the Cloth Hall, St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, and Barbakan. There will be some free time for lunch. In the afternoon, you can either visit Wawel Castle and Cathedral or Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. B

DAY 18 KRAKOW – WROCLAW – POZNAN

After breakfast, we head for Wroclaw. We will have a tour of the Ostrow Tumski, Wroclaw University, Old Market Square and Panorama of the Battle
of Raclawice. After lunch in a local restaurant, we continue to Poznan. BL

DAY 19 POZNAN – BERLIN

Today we enjoy a Poznan city tour including the Old Town, the Town Hall and the Imperial Palace. After some free time for lunch, we will leave Poland and cross the border to Germany, heading for Berlin. B

DAY 20 BERLIN

We start the day with a Berlin city sightseeing tour including the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, Rotes Rathaus, Potsdamer Platz and the Pergamon Museum. In the afternoon, we have an excursion to Potsdam with a visit to the Palaces and Parks of Sanssouci. This evening, we enjoy a group farewell dinner at a local restaurant. BD

DAY 21 BERLIN

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Berlin Airport for your onward journey. B


Travel Dates:

8 May, 26 Jun, 17 Jul, 14 Aug, 11 Sep, 9 Oct 2020

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