5 day Baltic cruise to Stockholm, Helsinki, Turku, and Tallinn, the ancient Baltic capitals

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Cruise map from Stockholm to Turku, Helsinki and Tallinn
5 day Baltic cruise map: Stockholm - Turku - Helsinki - Tallinn - Stockholm
Itinerary

Welcome to a thrilling journey on the Baltic Sea on luxury ferries between
the historic capitals of three countries: Finland, Sweden, and Estonia.

Day 1. Walking Tour of Stockholm and Departure to Turku

Sweden is the starting point for your Baltic cruise. Stockholm, a major European port, is commonly interpreted as “a log island.” On the Baltic Sea, this is an illustration of Scandinavian coziness, taste, and beauty.

At 15:00, the car will transport you to the harbor for a check-in aboard the ship sailing for Turku, Finland’s ancient capital.

All of the ships involved in the trip package are large, comfortable ferries that can accommodate over 3,000 passengers and 400 automobiles. There are pubs, restaurants, casinos, entertainment programs, and duty-free stores aboard the ships.

Stockholm 2 Day Pre-Stay tour

Stockholm Pre-Stay 2 Day Package (Optional)

Day 1 Arrival to Stockholm

You will be greeted by our driver at the airport (harbour or train station) for your transfer to a 4* centrally located hotel.

Day 2 Departure to Turku

After breakfast our guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel, and you will have a Stockholm city tour – an exciting walk through the historical center of Stockholm – Gamla Stan.

This is one of Stockholm must visit places. And this is a place of attraction for tourists and romantic people. Here you will see numerous buildings of cultural and historical value. One of the most interesting parts of the excursion is Stockholm city hall tour.

Optionally, you can visit the modern art museum Moderna museet. This museum has one of the best collections of art from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, including works by Picasso, Dali, Derkert and Matisse.

In the afternoon you will have a private transfer to the harbour.

Day 2. Turku Orientation

You’ll be woken up early in the morning to eat breakfast on board. The buffet will include a wide range of hot and cold meals along with beverages.

Our driver will meet you in Turku at 8 a.m. and transport you to your accommodation in the city center. The Scandinavian minimalism and comfort of the rooms will allow you to relax and recharge.

After lunch, you will go on a fascinating tour of Turku. This is a lovely harbor city that was created in the 13th century and is Finland’s oldest. Until 1809, the city functioned as Finland’s capital. Turku Cathedral from the 18th century, Turku Castle (Turunlinna) from the 16th century, and stunning architecture await you.

The 16th century was the most tumultuous time for the castle. It was the home of Duke Johan, who subsequently became King of Sweden.   At the time, the court had over 600 inmates. This fortification is now home to the Turku Historical Museum.

This is one of Northern Europe’s most important historical monuments of urban culture. The museum has restored 18 artisan houses and over 30 craft workshops. Workshops are established up in the Luostarinmäki houses, where artisans work on their crafts. These homes survived the 1827 fire and were restored in their original locations. The museum reproduced scenes of urban life in Finland’s old capital. You may see the traditional customs and daily lives of the residents here. Some houses feature stores where you may buy handcrafted things.

Travellers in the photo during the city tour of Turku

Turku is well-known as a scientific and cultural center: two schools have been in operation here since the 13th century, and in 1640 the first university and the first printing business in Finland were established. Turku was the site of the first publication of a newspaper in Finland, which began in 1772. In 2011, the city, together with the Estonian capital, was designated as the European Capital of Culture.

After dinner, you may take a tour through the neighborhood stores and dine in one of the charming Finnish restaurants.

Day 3. Trip to Helsinki

After breakfast, at 08:00, you will be picked up by a private vehicle and taken to the train station. The train from Turku to Helsinki will arrive at the central station in Helsinki, the Finnish capital, around 10:30 a.m.

The contemporary cosmopolitan city of Helsinki, which is located on the Baltic Sea’s coastlines, has been designated as the “World Design Capital” by the United Nations. Throughout this area, the natural splendor of the surrounding landscape is harmonized with the accomplishments of high technology and contemporary trends. A walking tour of the city center will provide you with the opportunity to explore both ancient landmarks and instances of modern architecture and progressive style, which demonstrate that the city is looking optimistically to the future.

Following your check-in at the hotel, you will immediately go on a walking sightseeing tour of the city center.
Finland’s most popular viewing tour, the Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing, will take you on a journey through the city’s past and present, highlighting the most amazing views of Helsinki. In this guided tour of Helsinki, you will learn about the city’s most important landmarks such as its historic core, Senate Square and Market Square, as well as its City Hall, Parliament buildings, Finlandia Hall and Opera House. At the Temppeliaukio Church (the church in the rock) or the Sibelius Monument, you will have the opportunity to take photos (if the church is opened).

Scandi Travel Helsinki tour packages are included in most Northern Europe travel itineraries, and they are particularly popular in the summer.

Day 4. Holidays in Tallinn

The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, is the next stop on your journey. At 9 a.m., the driver will greet you in the lobby of your hotel and transport you to the West Port of Finland. From there, you will continue your fascinating experience by taking a tour of Tallinn’s downtown attractions.

The trip will be short and enjoyable, taking no more than 2 hours on a comfortable ferry.

The next generation high-speed vessel Star / Megastar was built especially for the Tallinn-Helsinki route and is the fastest vessel ever built. The ferry’s overall length is 212.2 meters, and it has adequate capacity on board to accommodate 2,800 passengers.

Nearly 50,000 tons of recorded weight are contained on the facilities. The ferry is capable of reaching speeds of up to 27 mph while consuming minimum fuel on the way. Passengers will be delighted by the advances in service on board.

An onboard Traveler Superstore with a sales space of 2800 m2 is available to passengers.

You may also choose from a variety of dining options on board, including the Delight buffet, The Chef’s Kitchen, Burger King, Starbucks, and others.

Special occasions will be even more stunning for you if you purchase high-quality cosmetics and fashion goods at the most competitive rates available in the Baltic States.

Baltic cruises 2022

You will arrive in Tallinn at around 12:30 p.m. Our guide will meet you at the dock and greet you with a joyful and kind grin.

Tallinn’s Old Town is a living museum that is available to the public.

It has a wonderful ambiance of the Middle Ages and the old Hanseatic city, with a city wall with towers, a maze of twisting cobblestone lanes, old homes, remarkable sights, and historical and architectural monuments intertwined throughout the area.

This is a little town in which the tourist attractions can be readily and comfortably visited on foot, making it a great place to visit.

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia and one of the largest and most attractive cities in the Baltics, is located on the Baltic Sea’s northeastern shore. Tallinn is also known as the “Capital of the Baltics.” It is Estonia’s most important port and the most fascinating city in the country. Tallinn is a fascinating fusion of antiquity and modernity, and it is well worth a visit.

Its well-preserved ancient town has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

At 18:00, you will have completed the final part of your incredible adventure. A ship is waiting for you to return to Sweden.

Day 5. Travel back to Stockholm

Your adventure will come to an end at 10:15 a.m., after the ship berths in the port of Stockholm.

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Prices include:

Ferry Stockholm – Turku, Helsinki – Tallinn, Tallinn – Stockholm
Private walking sightseeing tours in Stockholm, Turku and Tallinn
City tour of Helsinki
Private harbour transfers as per tour program
Hotel accommodation in centrally located 4* hotels in Turku and Helsinki
Daily breakfasts
Travel by train from Turku to Helsinki

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    Tom H.

    The tour went very well. The arrangements worked smoothly, and our guides were very good.
    I will certainly recommend the trip to friends. The arrangements through your company were dealt with very professionally, and you gave us very good customer service, so thank you very much to you and your team.
    Best wishes, Tom

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    Christopher M.

    Everything ran very smoothly. Easy to book on your website, and I appreciated the follow-up emails and SMS messages. The trip was wonderful – very comfortable cabin on the boat. Our guides were very knowledgable, and made our trip very enjoyable. Thank you.

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    Janet K.

    We had an absolutely wonderful time. The ship taking us to and from Stockholm was enjoyable, with multiple dining options and ample public space. The Stockholm and Turku hotels were located right in the middle of everything and quite comfortable and secure. The tours of the city were fantastic – the guides were extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions. And we enjoyed the free time to do some exploring on our own. All in all, a great experience.

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