2024 Independent Tour Extension

Overnight Cruise from Helsinki to Stockholm • City tour in Stockholm • Train ride from Stockholm to Oslo


  • 5 nights hotel accommodations, double occupancy
  • Daily breakfast [B] and 1 dinner [D]
  • Stockholm City Sightseeing Tour
  • Overnight Cruise:  Helsinki to Stockholm
  • Train:  Stockholm to Oslo, 2nd Class Seats


Arrive in Helsinki. Balance of day free to enjoy a variety of sights around Helsinki including Senate Square, the Temppeliaukio Rock Church and the market square. Overnight at Clarion Hotel Helsinki or similar.

DAY 2     HELSINKI                                                                         [B]
Breakfast at hotel. Day free to explore Helsinki independently. You may wish to visit Helsinki Cathedral, walk through Esplanadi Park, stroll along the waterfront, or take the ferry out to Suomenlinna Fortress. Day trips to Porvoo (the second oldest city in Finland) or Tallinn, Estonia are available upon request. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3     HELSINKI – STOCKHOLM                                         [B,D]
Morning free in Helsinki. In the afternoon, transfer on own to the quay for an overnight cruise across the Baltic Sea to Stockholm on the Silja Line. Boarding begins at 3:45pm with departure at 4:45pm. Dinner and overnight on board in outside cabin (cabin upgrades may be available – please inquire upon registration).

DAY 4     STOCKHOLM                                                                  [B]
Breakfast on board. Arrive in Stockholm at 10:30am. Following disembarkation, transfer on own to hotel. Balance of day free. Overnight at the Clarion Hotel Sign or similar in the city center.

DAY 5     STOCKHOLM                                                                  [B]
Breakfast at hotel. Morning sightseeing bus tour passes the most famous buildings and views over the city. View city districts and famous sights such as Stockholm City Hall, The Royal Palace, Östermalm, Gamla Stan (Old Town), Långholmen and The Royal Djurgården on this tour. Afterward, step on board your boat and let us guide you to the most famous parts of the city. We’ll travel under fifteen bridges and pass through a lock that is connecting the Baltic Sea with Lake Mälaren. Outside the window you will see the inner city, the Old Town, the islands Södermalm, Lilla and Stora Essingen, the new area Hammarby Sjöstad and the green areas of Djurgården. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 6     STOCKHOLM                                                                  [B]
Breakfast at hotel. Day free to explore Stockholm independently. You may wish to visit Skansen (Sweden’s oldest open-air museum), the ABBA Museum, take a lunch cruise to see Drottningholm Palace, or take a day trip to Sweden’s oldest town, Sigtuna. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 7     STOCKHOLM – OSLO                                                 [B]
Depart Stockholm and travel through the Swedish countryside by train to Oslo (upgrade to 1st class seats from $35 per person).  Tour ends upon arrival into Oslo.

Flight options between Stockholm and Oslo are also available.  Please inquire upon registration.

Itinerary can be reversed (Oslo to Helsinki).