Scandinavian Capitals & Helsinki

Visit the Scandinavian capitals; Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. Included in the tour is also Helsinki, the capital of Finland. An overnight cruise will take you from Helsinki to Stockholm, where you will continue by train to Oslo, and finally by overnight cruise to Copenhagen.

Start the tour in Copenhagen instead of Helsinki?

Duration

10 days

Transportation

Train, Ferry

Season

All Year

Tour Type

Self-guided

Itinerary - Day by day

  • Arrival in Helsinki according to your own itinerary.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Helsinki Cathedral
    • Sibelius Monument
    • The Rock Church
    • Finlandia Hall
    • Suomenlinna Maritime Sea Fortress
  • Accommodation in Helsinki.

Arrival in Helsinki according to your own itinerary. The Finnish capital is a modern cultural city, which was influenced throughout 450 years of history by the cultures of the East and West and has a character quite different from the Scandinavian capitals. The city manages to retain a small-town feel, despite the fact that Greater Helsinki region has a population of over 1.3 million. Walking tours of the city centre or of the magnificent Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress are defining memories and essential Helsinki experience. Sights of interest include the historical centre, Senate Square, the Parliament building, the Kiasma modern arts museum, Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) and more. Accommodation in Helsinki.

Add extra nights in Helsinki - From EUR 65 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Helsinki.
  • Overnight cruise from Helsinki to Stockholm (dep. 5pm).
  • Accommodation onboard a cruise ferry from Silja Line.

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure in Helsinki, before departing in the afternoon with a cruise ferry from Silja Line. Accommodation onboard.

Cabin types included during the overnight cruise

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Morning arrival in Stockholm.
  • Day at leisure in Stockholm.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Gamla Stan - Old Town
    • Vasa Museum
    • Skansen Open Air Museum
    • Stockholm Archipelago
    • Stadshuset - City Hall
  • Accommodation in Stockholm.

Breakfast onboard. Before the arrival you will sail through the beautiful archipelago of Stockholm, with over 24.000 islands. Stockholm is built on 14 islands and you are never far from the water. Well-preserved medieval buildings stand alongside modern architecture. Sights of interest include the Vasa Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum, City Hall, the Old Town (Gamla Stan) and much more. Accommodation in Stockholm.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Stockholm.
  • Accommodation in Stockholm.

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure in Stockholm. A good way to see the city is with the hop-on/hop-off sightseeing bus, which offers a convenient way to get around between Stockholm's attractions. For more information about sightseeing options please see add-ons. Accommodation in Stockholm.

Add extra nights in Stockholm - From EUR 95 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Train from Stockholm to Oslo.
  • Accommodation in Oslo.

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure from Stockholm. A 5,5 hour train journey will bring you to Oslo. The Norwegian capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. It offers a large variety of attractions, shopping possibilities, a rich cultural life, and a wide choice of restaurants. Although Oslo has about 500.000 inhabitants the city is quite compact with most attractions located within close distance. Oslo is an increasingly cosmopolitan city with a significant proportion of the population originating from other parts of Norway and all parts of the world. Accommodation in Oslo.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Oslo.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • Vigeland Sculpture Park
    • Viking Ship Museum
    • Oslo Opera House
    • Kon-tiki Museum
    • Munch Museum
  • Accommodation in Oslo.

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure in Oslo. Oslo offers many well know sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Munch Museum and Oslo’s new opera house. We recommend one of the many sightseeing tours in Oslo (please see experiences below for further details). Accommodation in Oslo.

Add extra nights in Oslo - From EUR 89 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Oslo.
  • Overnight cruise from Oslo to Copenhagen (dep. 5pm).
  • Accommodation onboard a cruise ferry from DFDS Seaways.

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure before departure from Oslo to Copenhagen in the late afternoon with a cruise ferry from DFDS Seaways. Accommodation onboard.

Cabin types included during the overnight cruise

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Morning arrival in Copenhagen.
  • Day at leisure in Copenhagen.
  • Recommended attractions:
    • The Tivoli Gardens
    • Nyhavn harbour
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Amalienborg Palace
    • Statue of Little Mermaid
  • Accommodation in Copenhagen.

Breakfast onboard before arriving in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. In this charming city one thousand years of history awaits you in the medieval streets; the same streets walked on by every generation of the world's oldest royal family, the same streets and canals which have inspired artists for centuries and been home and workplace to meticulous craftsmen and famous designers. The city offers many attractions such as Tivoli, Nyhavn wharf, the Little Mermaid, the Gefion Fountain, the Royal Palace Amalienborg and much more. Accommodation in Copenhagen.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Copenhagen.
  • Accommodation in Copenhagen.

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure. We recommend one of the Copenhagen sightseeing tours, or an excursion to visit Hamlet's castle. Accommodation in Copenhagen.

Add extra nights in Copenhagen - From EUR 85 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure from Copenhagen according to your own itinerary.

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Copenhagen according to your own itinerary.

Tour category

Sokos Hotel Presidentti

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 to 3+ stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

GLO Hotel Kluuvi Helsinki

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Reviews

This is what our customers say about this trip.

Satya Dev Malhotra - India

Your company gave us a fantastic trip of Scandinavia. It was a life time cherished trip full of amazing moments. The trip was extremely well planned, most comfortable and has left everlasting memories.

SM - Italy

I would like to say how impressed we were with all the logistics; our hotels were lovely, the transfers between cities perfectly timed and all direction clear and easy to follow.

Services included: 

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast
  • Overnight ferry crossing for passengers from Copenhagen to Oslo (or v.v.).
  • Accommodation in 2-berth cabin with shower/WC, including Scandinavian breakfast buffet.
  • Overnight ferry crossing for passengers from Stockholm to Helsinki (or v.v.).
  • Accommodation in 2-berth cabin with shower/WC, including Scandinavian breakfast buffet.
  • Train from Oslo to Stockholm (or v.v.)
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • Additional services included on Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)
  • 2-berth outside cabin between Copenhagen and Oslo
  • 2-berth outside cabin between Stockholm and Helsinki
  • 1st class on the train between Oslo and Stockholm