Day 1: Arrival in Riga.
Welcome to Riga, the capital city of Latvia! A place where centuries meet. Meeting and transfer to the hotel, check in. Overnight in luxury five star hotel in Riga.
Day 2: Riga.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning guided Riga Old Town walking tour including world famous Art Nouveau streets. The Swedish Gates, the House of the Blackheads, the Dome Cathedral and Dome Square, St.Peter's Church, Riga Castle, Livu Square, the Freedom Monument, the Powder Tower, Three Brothers, Great and Small Guildhalls, Cat House, Latvian National Opera, Art Nouveau streets – Alberta, Strelnieku and Elizabetes. Organ Music Concert at the Dome Cathedral. Afternoon guided tour to beautiful Sigulda town situated in the Gauja National Park. Turaida Museum Reserve and Turaida Castle, Livonian Order Sigulda Castle, Krimulda Medieval Castle and Krimulda Manor, the New Castle of Sigulda, Gutman's Cave and Sigulda Cable car over the Gauja River Valley. Evening performance at the Latvian National Opera. Riga's White House - the Latvian National Opera on Aspazijas Boulevard was opened in 1923; an average of six new productions are presented each year, retaining a balance between opera and ballet. In total, the opera sees over 200 performances and several symphonic and chamber music concerts a season. Overnight in luxury five star hotel in Riga.
Day 3: Riga – Stockholm.
Breakfast at the hotel, check out. Guided tour to marvelous Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle. Rundale Palace, Rundale Palace French park, Bauska Castle Museum: Residence of the Dukes of Courland and the Livonian Order Castle ruins with a view platform in the central tower, shooting with arbalest near Castle. Transfer to Riga ferry port. 17:30 Ferry departure from Riga to Stockholm. Dinner on the ferry. Overnight on ferry in De Luxe cabin.
Day 4: Stockholm – Helsinki.
Breakfast on the ferry. Welcome to Stockholm! One of the most beautiful capitals in the world built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. 09:30 Meeting at the port by our guide with a name-board, guided tour of Stockholm, free time, transfer to the port. The Concert Hall where the Nobel ceremony is held every year, Fjällgatan for a fantastic view of the city, Heleneborg where Alfred Nobel lived and made his experiments with dynamite, Royal National City park, Stockholm City Hall, Vasa Museum, Gamla Stan - the Old part of Stockholm with its Royal Palace, Stockholm Cathedral and Nobel Museum. 17:00 Ferry departure from Stockholm to Helsinki. Dinner on the ferry. Overnight on ferry in De Luxe cabin with a Sea view.
Day 5: Helsinki – St.Petersburg.
Breakfast on the ferry. Welcome to Helsinki! A meeting point between East and West, inspiring the city’s distinctive phenomena and vibrant urban culture. 09:55 Meeting at the port by our guide with a name-board, guided tour of Helsinki, free time, transfer to the port. Helsinki Cathedral, Olympic Stadium, Senate Square, Presidential Palace, Sibelius Monument, Finlandia Hall designed by famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. 16:00 Ferry departure from Helsinki to St.Petersburg. Dinner on the ferry. Overnight on ferry in De Luxe cabin.
Day 6: St.Petersburg.
Breakfast on the ferry. Welcome to St. Petersburg! Peter the Great's “window to the west” and without a doubt one of the most stunningly beautiful cities in the world.
09:30 Meeting at the port by our guide with a name-board, guided St.Petersburg City tour, transfer to the hotel, check in. Peter and Paul Fortress, Dvortsovaya Square, the Winter Palace of Peter the Great and the Hermitage, House of Peter the Great, “Our Savior on the blood”, St. Isaac Cathedral, the Cruiser Avrora, the Palace of Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich, Vorontsovskiy Palace, Kazan cathedral, Beloselsky - Belozersky Palace, Novomikhailovskiy Palace, Stroganoff Palace, the Marble Palace Narvskie Triumphal Arches, Copper Horseman, Alexander Nevsky Lavra, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Afternoon at your leisure in Saint Petersburg. Evening performance at the Mariinsky Theatre. For more than two centuries the Mariinsky Theatre has been presenting the world with a plethora of great artistes: the outstanding bass and founding father of the Russian operatic performing school Osip Petrov served here; this is where such great singers as Fyodor Chaliapin, Ivan Yershov, Medea and Nikolai Figner and Sofia Preobrazhenskaya honed their skills and rose to glory. Ballet dancers reigned supreme on this stage, among them Mathilde Kschessinska, Anna Pavlova, Vaslav Nijinsky, Galina Ulanova, Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov. This is where George Balanchine set out on the road to art. This theatre has witnessed the dawn of the talents of such brilliant theatre decorators as Konstantin Korovin, Alexander Golovin, Alexandre Benois, Simon Virsaladze and Fyodor Fyodorovsky among countless others. Overnight in luxury five star hotel in St. Petersburg.
Day 7: St. Petersburg.
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided full day tour to Tsarskoye Selo and Peterhof. Tsarskoye Selo - a splendid Russian Baroque style Catherine Palace including world famous Amber room, finest creations of Classicism style Alexander Palace. Peterhof complex - The Grand Palace, the Upper garden, the Low park and Fountains, Royal Church Museum, the Special Treasury, the Monplaisir Palace. Overnight in luxury five star hotel in St.Petersburg.
Day 8: St.Petersburg - Helsinki.
Breakfast at the hotel, check out. Guided tour to Hermitage, transfer to the port. The collection of the State Hermitage includes more than three million works of art and artefacts of the world culture. Among them are paintings, graphic works, sculptures and works of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material.
19:00 Evening ferry departure from St.Petersburg to Helsinki. Dinner on the ferry. Overnight on ferry in De Luxe cabin.
Day 9: Helsinki – Tallinn.
Breakfast on the ferry. 08:00 Arrival in Helsinki, meeting at the port by our guide with a name-board. Guided Suomenlinna Sea fortress tour, free time time, transfer to the port. The Suomenlinna maritime fortress, which is more than 260 years old: King’s Gate, Great Courtyard, the Docks, Jetty Barracks, Crownwork Ehrensvärd, the Suomenlinna Church, Bastion Zander, Suomenlinna Prison Camp Memorial.
14:00 Fast ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn and lunch on-board. Welcome to Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia! An ideal holiday destination to combine the comforts of modern world, versatile nightlife and luxurious adventures with rich cultural scene and historic settings.
16:00 Meeting at the Tallinn port and transfer to the hotel, check in. Overnight in luxury five star hotel in Tallinn.
Day 10: Tallinn.
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning guided Tallinn City tour. Old Tallinn Town Hall and picturesque Town Hall Square, Viru Gates, Fat Margaret's Tower, Kiek in de Kok, Town Hall Pharmacy, St. Olav's Church, Toompea Castle, St. Nichola's Church, St. Catherine's Passage and Master's Courtyard, Cathedral of St. Mary the Virgin, Danish King's Garden, Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, Great Guild Hall, House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, Kanut Guild Hall, Oleviste Guild Hall, Holy Spirit Church, Dominican Monastery, Kadriorg Palace, Russalka monument, Song festival grounds, St.Bridget's convent ruins. Afternoon at your leisure. Evening performance at the Estonian National Opera. The Jugend-classicistic theatre building designed by Finnish architects Armas Lindgren and Wivi Lönn was the largest building in the early 20th century Tallinn. In September 2013, the building of the Estonian National Opera will celebrate its 100 years anniversary. Overnight in luxury five star hotel in Tallinn.
Day 11: Tallinn departure.
Breakfast at the hotel, check out. Transfer to the airport, departure home.
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