Experience Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway with their fascinating capitals on this popular journey!
The Little Mermaid and the picturesque Nyhavn Harbor Canal are just some of the sights to be discovered in Copenhagen. Stockholm is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In addition to the unique location on 14 islands and the offshore archipelago, the city impresses with great attractions such as the Vasa Museum or the Royal Castle. After a relaxing sailing on the Galaxy to Finland, you explore Helsinki with its dome and the famous Uspenski Cathedral. The "Baltic Princess" will take you overnight back to Stockholm and from here on you will drive to the trendy Norwegian metropolis of Oslo. "Climb" the bright white opera and admire the new skyline from above.
Day 1: Puttgarden – Kopenhagen – Malmö
Drive to Puttgarden for the 45-minute crossing with a Scandlines ferry to Rödby. Continue across several danish islands to the first scandinavian capital of your journey: Copenhagen. Get to know the danish metropolis with its magnificent buildings, pretty squares and countless other attractions during a city tour (surcharge). Worth seeing is also the harbour canal Nyhavn, which conveys almost southern flair in the summer. In the colourful gabled houses you will find restaurants and cafes, where you can sit outside in the warm season and look out over the boats lying in the water. Over the Öresund Bridge (surcharge) you reach Malmö, the third largest city in Sweden. Historic flair can be found at the Stortorget square, where the magnificent town hall and the church of St. Peter stands, or on the Lilla Torg with its pretty half-timbered houses.
Day 2: Malmö – Stockholm – Ferry – 610 km - F
Take a look at the spectacular high-rise "Turning Torso" in the morning, which impresses with its facade twisted 90 degrees to the top. Through the lovely swedish landscapes of Skane and Smaland you travel north, past the sparkling Vättern, which is the second largest lake in Sweden. In the early evening you are expected in Stockholm. Here you are heading for Finland: With one of the modern cruise ferries of Tallink Silja Line you travel overnight to Turku, the former finnish capital.
Day 3: Ferry – Turku – Helsinki – Turku – Ferry – 340 km - F
Disembarkation in Turku. The most important monuments of the university city are the impressive castle from the 13th century and the cathedral – the national sanctuary. You are now travelling to Helsinki. The finnish capital is lively, modern and known for its churches. These include the underground rock church, the dome and the orthodox Uspenski Cathedral - an imposing redbrick building. We are happy to book a guided city tour for a surcharge. How about a stroll along the market square and the boulevard Esplanadi with its many cafes? Towards the evening, it's time to say goodbye: You will sail again with a modern cruise ferry from Turku back to Stockholm.
Day 4: Stockholm – Karlstad – 310 km - F
Welcome back to Sweden: in the early morning the ferry arrives in Stockholm. We recommend a guided city tour (surcharge), where you can admire, among other things, the old town Gamla Stan with the major Royal Castle, the Riddarholm Church and the Stadshuset. A visit to the impressive Vasa-Museum on the island of Djurgarden should not be missed. Here you can see the magnificent warship Vasa decorated with ornate carvings, which sank on its maiden voyage in the port area of Stockholm in 1628. On your way heading to Karlstad you can admire the famous Gripsholm Castle in Mariefred, idyllically situated on an island (entrance fees apply). Further west lies the provincial capital Örebro. Its landmark is the castle situated on an island in the river. Worth seeing is the old town Wadköping with its red wooden houses. On the northern shore of the giant Vänern, the largest lake in Sweden, you will reach Karlstad. The provincial capital of Värmland is known for the longest stone bridge in Sweden - the Östra Bron.
Day 5: Karlstad – Oslo – Ferry – 220 km - F
A rarely populated region with numerous lakes will come across you on your way to the swedish-norwegian border. Around noon you will reach Oslo, the norwegian capital. It is beautifully situated at the Oslofjord, surrounded by dense forests. The city has developed enormously in recent years and is enriched by some spectacular modern architecture. These include the bright white opera, the Tjuvholmen neighbourhood with its pretty waterfront promenade and the new "Barcode" skyline. During a city tour (surcharge), you can also admire the Royal Castle, the Vigeland Park with its many sculptures and the designer ski jump on Holmenkollen. At 7.30 pm we say goodbye to Oslo – the ferry of Stena Line is heading for Denmark.
Day 6: Ferry – Frederikshavn – Homeward journey – 360 km - F
In the early morning the ship arrives in Frederikshavn. Here is one of the longest pedestrian streets and the only beach with palm trees in Denmark. After the summer season, the palms are returned to winter storage. Now the last part of your journey begins: Through the flat landscapes of the north you travel home.
The Tallink Silja cruise ferries: Baltic Princess and Galaxy
Travel from Stockholm to Turku and back with a cruise ship: The Tallink Silja Line ferries are floating entertainment centers with excellent restaurants, bars, live shows and a wide choice of shops. The design of the ships is extraordinary - both inside and out.
In Helsinki we suggest a stop at the Hakaniemi Market Hall. In the more than 100-year-old hall you will find a wide selection of fresh food and finnish delicacies. How about a Korvapuusti – a baked cinnamon bun?
Please note that the package price is only valid on certain days of departure, which vary according to the season. We are happy to advise you on a favorable date for you.