(GERMANY) Berlin :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.Welcome to Europe!!!. On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer
you to the hotel. You can enjoy free
time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time
can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area.
(GERMANY) Berlin :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.
(GERMANY) Berlin /Dresden /Bamberg /Nuremberg :TODAY'S HIGHLIGT: Bavarian Republic of Germany.We will travel to DRESDEN, a city on the river Elba where we can
admire its palace. We go on to Bavaria and our arrival in BAMBERG, a
very beautiful city full of life; don't miss little Venice! We continue to NUREMBERG,
the second largest city in Bavaria, and a city of great history where we
suggest a visit to the place where Hitler's Coliseum stood.
(GERMANY) Nuremberg /Lanshut /Dachau /Munich :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT: Cruise on the Danube. Beautiful landscapes. Dachau concentration camp. BMW world.Today's journey is one of great surprises. From Kelheim we board a boat
to make a short cruise along the Danube
Valley, in the area of the Danube Gorges. We come to KLOSTER WELTENBURG,
a very beautiful Benedictine monastery founded in 1040, where we have time to
visit before going on to LANDSHUT, one of Germany's prettiest villages,
and time for lunch. We continue to DACHAU where we will visit the museum of
the Nazi concentration camp.
In mid-afternoon, we reach MUNICH, where we visit the impressive BMW WELT
(BMW world) complex, the
very modern multifunctional exhibition facility of the prestigious German
vehicle group BMW. We also see the park where the Olympia stadium
stands in its architectural beauty and where the famous Olympic Games of 1972
were held. After this, free time in the historic centre to enjoy the typical
(GERMANY) Munich /Fussen /Rothenburg /Frankfurt :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Neuschwanstein. Rothenburg Christmas Museum.Amidst alpine summits and very beautiful scenery, we travel to FUSSEN and the Neuschwanstein Castle. We get on a bus to Maria Bridge and admire the fantastic scenery from this little bridge between the hills. You can either return on foot or horse and cart (not included). After this, continuing with our romantic route, we travel to ROTHENBURG, a very pretty city surrounded by walls, where we enter the beautiful Christmas Museum (entrance included). Next FRANKFURT, Germany's financial capital.
(GERMANY) Frankfurt /Reno /Cochem /Cologne (köln) :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 visit 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.
(GERMANY) Cologne (köln) /Hamelin /Hannover :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.
(GERMANY, DENMARK) Hannover /Hamburg /Flensburg /Arhus :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT: North of Germany and farming regions of Jutland.After a short time in Hannover we leave for HAMBURG, where
we go around its lake and see its busy port full of life, time for lunch. After
lunch we travel to FLENSBURG a pretty seaside village with its marina on
the border with Denmark. Our route goes on to AARHUS, Denmark's second
largest city in the centre of Jutland.
(DENMARK, NORWAY) Arhus /Kristiansand Ferry /Kristiansand /Stavanger :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Norwegian coastline. We will
travel to HIRTSHALS, where we will take a ferry crossing the
North Sea to Norway. A three-hour voyage to KRISTIANSAND. We will
continue along Norway's southern coastline and enjoy its stunning
landscapes. Next stop STAVANGER, a small picturesque town that has an
active port by the fjord. Note: Ferry operation
hours vary depending on the months. Sometimes it is normally reserved to have
lunch on the boat.
(NORWAY) Stavanger /Bergen :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: beautiful fjord and sea landscapes. Funicular trip to mount Floyen.
leaving the city, we will stop at the 'Swords in Rock' monument, where
we will be reminded of the Vikings, before continuing the very beautiful scenic
tour. We follow the route going through tunnels, bridges and travel some
stretches by boat to go along the fjord coast of Norway. One of its
undersea tunnels is the deepest one in the world. This stage gets more relaxed
and spectacular with its two boat trips. We will arrive in BERGEN at
lunch time. We take a funicular trip to Mount Fløyen which offers
amazing views of the town and Bergen fjord. There will be some leisure time
later to enjoy the capitol city of fjords.
(NORWAY) Bergen /Oslo :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Spectacular scenery of mountains and fjords. Cruise.
fantastic landscapes today, images of Norway's interior region
fjords, glaciers, lakes and forests. We will travel to SOGNEFJORD,
Norway's largest fjord. Prior
to arrival, we will stop at the beautiful TVINDEFOSSEN waterfall. We
will take a magnificent cruise between the cities of GUDVANGEN and FLAM; enjoy
stunning landscapes during this two-hour voyage. We continue our journey
crossing magnificent snow-covered landscapes. We travel through Lærdal Tunnel,
one of the longest in the world. Next, a visit to BORGUND's 12th century
wooden church (entrance included) which is considered Norway's best-preserved
medieval church. We arrive in OSLO with free time to check out its port,
main streets, and the artworks at Frognerparken.
(NORWAY, SWEDEN) Oslo /Orebro /Stockholm :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: impressive scenery
with mountains, forests and lakes.
will spend some time in OSLO before departing for Sweden. Enjoy landscapes
with forests and lakes. Next stop in OREBRO, a town next to a beautiful
lake with a castle and charming historic center. Time for stroll and to take lunch.
Continuing to STOCKHOLM, arriving in the evening.
(SWEDEN) Stockholm :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.
(SWEDEN) Stockholm /Stockholm-turku Ferry :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Ferry to Finland.
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.
(SWEDEN, FINLAND) Stockholm-turku Ferry /Naantali /Helsinki :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.
(FINLAND, ESTONIA) Helsinki /Helsinki-tallinn Ferry /Tallinn :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: Stage by the sea with beautiful landscapes on the way out of
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. Later we will board a ferry to Estonia.
The ferry trip will be around 2 hours 30 minutes. During the departure from
Helsinki you have great views of the surrounding islands. On to TALLINN!
(ESTONIA) Tallinn :TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS: city tour of Tallinn.
the capital of Estonia is a wonderful city with a well-conserved medieval
centre. We will enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city, its walls,
churches, squares, and its medieval streets filled with tourist attractions. An
afternoon at leisure.
(ESTONIA) Tallinn :After breakfast, end of our services.