Late afternoon departure from Toronto to Amsterdam
Morning arrival in Amsterdam. Transfer to the cruise terminal and board the cruiseship. Dinner and overnight on board.
Full day on North Sea. Enjoy many activities on board or simple relax
Morning arrival in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Our tour starts with the statue of Little Mermaid, symbol of Copenhagen. Later we visit Town Hall, see the 16th century cidadel, Gefion Fountain; Amalienborg Palace, Hojbro Plads, Copenhagen’s most famous public square and more. Dinner and overnight.
Full day at sea
Full day at sea. This is the time to really enjoy this beautiful ship and all it will offer. There are movies, dance classes, cooking classes, walking tours for those who would like some exercise and all those great meals plus evening entertainment.
Early morning we arrive in Tallinn, capital of Estonia. Our guide takes us on a walking tour to the Old Town, Northern Europe’s best-preserved medieval city. We see the Upper Town, Toompea Castle, the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, Gothic St. Mary’s Cathedral and sights of Lower Town: the oldest civic building, the Gothic Town Hall and more. In the afternoon we will have some time for shopping. Return to ship – dinner and overnight.
Early morning arrival in St. Petersburg. Our 2-day tour starts with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress where the last Russian tsar- Nicholas II and his family were buried here in 1998. Continue to Peterhof and visit the Palace of Peter the Great. We also visit magnificent St Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, the Admiralty, Palace Square, the Menshikov Palace, the Fine Arts Academy, the Bronze Horseman, Smolny Cathedral, and more. Return to ship for dinner and overnight.
Our tour on the second day takes us to the Hermitage, one of the finest and richest museums in the world displaying millions of works of art and the Palace of Catherine the Great in Pushkin. Continue to the Church on Spilled Blood before returning to ship for dinner and overnight. In the evening the ship sails to Helsinki.
Morning arrival in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. On our tour of this northern city we will visit: Senate Square that boasts 19th century neoclassical buildings, a legacy of the Tsarist period, Rock Church and Sibelius Monument. Return to ship for dinner and overnight.
Morning arrival in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. We explore the old part of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with the Houses of Parliament, the Great Cathedral and cavernous Stockholm Palace. We see the City Hall, constructed in the National Romantic style where each year on December 10th the Nobel price banquette takes place, we take a walk through cobbled streets lined with medieval buildings. Some free time before returning to ship – dinner and overnight.
Full day at the sea
Full day at the sea. Time to relax and cherish the memories of visited places. Evening a special captain dinner.
Morning arrival in Skagen in Denmark, country’s main fishing port. Discover historic town center and visit Skagen church dating bask to 18th century. Some free time for shopping before returning to ship – dinner and overnight.
Full day at the sea
Another full day on North Sea. Enjoy world-class performes, live comedy and music. Dinner and overnight onboard.
Early morning arrival in Amsterdam. Disembark and start our tour of the city. It will include main sights of Amsterdam, Oude Kerk, Dam square, Merude brug and more. Afternoon some free time for leisure or last minute shopping. Transfer to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Return to Toronto
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Toronto, evening arrival.
HOLLAND, DENMARK, ESTONIA, RUSSIA, FINLAND and SWEDEN
What is the deadline for registration?
There is no deadline. We accept registration on a “first-come-first serve” basis. There is always a limited number of spaces available and as soon as we sell them – the group is completed. To avoid disappointment please register as soon as you decide.
When is the final payment?
Usually it is 60 days before departure, but there are some exceptions for non-standard tours. Your invoice will indicate clearly when your payments are due.
What happens with my deposit when you cancel a group?
In a very unlike situation when we have to cancel a group for reasons out of our control, your deposit is protected and fully refundable. When you cancel on your own please make sure that your non-refundable deposit is protected by your own insurance.
Can I request a specific seat on a flight?
For the group reservations the airlines don't give us an option of selecting specific seats. When your ticket is issued your seat is guaranteed, but usually not printed on the e-ticket. However, you can always check-in online 24 hours before departure and change your seat based on availability.
Tell me which hotels we will be staying?
We always book best, first-class hotels. We frequently check them for best quality. Hotels are confirmed about two months before departure and we will give you all details in the final itinerary
I'm traveling alone & don't have a roommate. What should I do?
Please register ASAP. We will take a note of your request and will try to match you with another passenger willing to share. Other options are single room (with a supplement) or forming a triple room if you know another two people willing to share.
I have several food allergies. Can I request a special menu?
Please let us know about your food restrictions. We will order special meals for your flights, if available. All breakfasts and some dinners at the destinations are buffets, so you can select food by yourself. The restaurants at the destinations will do their best to offer you individual alternate to standard set menus for the group. You will need to communicate your needs through tour leaders.
What is eTA? Does it apply to me?
If you are Canadian or US citizen – no need to worry. It applies to citizens of other countries. They will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada. Be prepared: Apply for an eTA before you book your flight to Canada. Most applicants get approved within minutes. However, some applications can take several days to process so don’t wait until the last minute. Apply and get help at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta-start-int.asp