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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Helsinki: 'Daughter of the Baltic'; Stately Stockholm; Stately Copenhagen; Norway-in-a-Nutshell: Flamsbana scenic rail journey

Trip Information


Inclusions

Breakfast and dinner (hotels & local restaurants) daily. All transport, accommodation, sightseeing and entrance fees for sites noted as 'visited' in the detailed itinerary. Gratuities for local guides, drivers, restaurant staff, porters. Airport transfers for land & air customers and for early arriving / late departing land & air customers who book their extra hotel nights through us.

Exclusions

Tour Leader gratuities, lunches, drinks, personal items (phone, laundry, etc), international air taxes (if applicable), excursions referenced as 'optional'. Airport transfers for Land Only customers. Our post-reservation trip notes offer further guidance on optional meal costs and shopping.

Seasonality and Weather

This tour is offered in late spring and summer when temperatures are warm, rainfall less likely, and long daylight hours. Summer can be humid. Our September date will encounter considerably cooler temperatures and greater likelihood of rain.

Transport and Travel Conditions

Land transport throughout by private air-conditioned motor coach, 24-36 seats depending on ultimate group size (see 'group size'). Though we will have a couple of full bus days there are plenty of stops of interest. Overnight ferry crossings with twin berths and private bath facilities.

Most of our town / city tours are conducted largely on foot. You must be able to walk at a leisurely pace (with breaks), possibly on uneven surfaces (steps and cobblestones), for several hours at a time.

Accommodation

Well-located, air- conditioned, mid-range hotels (3 star) throughout. Many are smaller properties (3-4 story) that may not have elevators. All hotels have en suite bath, though most have shower only. Porter service is rarely available; you MUST be independent with your luggage. Single rooms are limited and likely smaller than twins.

Staff and Support

Tour Leader throughout, driver, local step-on guides in various locales.

Group Size

10-21 plus Tour Leader