Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
Day 1/2. Perth to Copenhagen (Inflight, D)
We collect you from home and transfer you to the Perth International Airport for your overnight flight to Europe. On arrival into Copenhagen, Denmark we transfer to our accommodation. Overnight: Copenhagen.
Day 3. Copenhagen, Denmark (BD)
Today we will introduce you to Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital. A stylish city and pretty as a picture you will be delighted by Copenhagen’s charm and colour. From Viking treasures to historic precincts explore this beautiful Scandinavian city. The home of author Hans Christian Andersen has a fairy tale charm with cobbled streets and a tower and turret dotted skyline. Overnight: Copenhagen
Day 4. Begin Cruise (BD)
Today, transfer to your Holland American ship ms Zuiderdam. Boasting classic nautical lines and finishes, modern amenities, spectacular art and antique collections, plenty of on board offerings, delicious dining options, world class entertainment and enriching activities you will be spoilt for choice. Overnight 12 Nights: ms Zuiderdam.
Day 5. Arhus, Denmark (BLD)
On the east coast of the Jutland Peninsula, Nordic food, winding canals and a touch of laid back metropolitan class will greet you at Arhus. On your shore excursions choose to explore the Danish countryside, the city sights, travel to the beautiful blue lakes surrounded by lush forest, board a vintage steam train or visit one of the oldest of the Viking ring fortresses (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 6. At Sea (BLD)
Today is at your leisure. Enjoy the wealth of on board cruise activities and indulgences along with the freedom to do as much or as little as you please.
Day 7. Tallinn, Estonia (BLD)
On the shores of the Baltic Sea, Tallinn is impossibly charming. Northern Europe’s oldest capital it is also one of the best preserved. On a guided shore excursion, you can choose to take in the highlights of Tallinn, enjoy a guided walk and shop tour of the Old Town, visit a beloved summer resort in Estonia or visit a family operated dairy farm (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 8/9. St Petersburg, Russia (BLD)
Experience the sheer grandeur and history of Russia’s imperial capital. On your guided shore excursion choose to explore St Petersburg by day and night. By day see some of St Petersburg’s most cherished and important landmarks, step inside one of the world’s finest museums, discover a complex of palaces, fountains and parks and by night choose an evening folkloric journey or take up one of the two day packages (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 10. Helsinki, Finland (BLD)
Welcome to Finland and the vibrant seaside city of beautiful islands and green parks. With a guided shore excursion choose to explore the bustling harbour city and its picturesque islands, enjoy the views of the countryside and experience the hospitality of a Finnish family or stroll through the tree lined avenues and graceful parks (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 11. Stockholm, Sweden (BLD)
Spread over more than a dozen islands linked by bridges, the Swedish capital of Stockholm is one of the most effortlessly enjoyable cities in Europe. Shore excursions explore the enchanting medieval old town, the renowned architecture, the Bohemian atmosphere amongst the 16th century houses, canal cruises, palaces and gardens (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 12. At Sea (BLD)
Day 13. Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany (BLD)
From Warnemunde, explore the intriguing and vibrant city of Berlin. Shore excursions include the train ride to Berlin followed by amazing sights including the Berlin Wall. Alternatively, excursions head into other regional areas and towns of Germany to take in boat rides, castles and UNESCO World Heritage Listed sights (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 14. Kiel (Hamburg), Germany (BLD)
Located a short drive or train journey from the seaside port of Kiel is Hamburg. The mighty River Elbe passes through its stylish neighbourhoods and maritime mystique and excitement fills the air. Excursions range from exploring the coastline, lovely towns and their maritime history, a boat trip across five different lakes, local produce tastings and Hamburg’s highlights (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 15. Skagen, Denmark (BLD)
Returning to Denmark, visit the charming town of Skagen, a fishing town with a busy harbour. Guided excursions include walking tours of the town, Danish architecture and beer, World War II history and the idyllic lifestyle of the seaside town of Northern Denmark (shore excursions at your own expense and are examples only).
Day 16/17. Copenhagen, Denmark (B, Inflight)
Arriving into Copenhagen we disembark and farewell ms Zuiderdam to begin the journey home. Aboard your overnight flight to Perth reflect on your fairy tale adventure. On arrival into Perth our courtesy vehicles will be on hand to transfer you home.
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