Holiday Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Berlin

This morning we travel across the border to Germany and continue through the states of Lower Saxony and later Brandenburg to our hotel on the outskirts of Berlin for an overnight stay. This evening why not join our optional Berlin by Night tour? Our guide will explain about the changes that have taken place since the unification of the city as well as pointing out and explaining the interesting stories behind many of the buildings. We see the sights of former West Berlin including the famous street of the Kurfurstendamm with its cafés, theatres, cinemas and art galleries and amongst others the newly refurbished Reichstag building, the home of the German Parliament. We pass by the Brandenburg Gate and continue into former East Berlin. B

Day 3

We depart our hotel early this morning as we make our way east towards Poland, and the capital city of Warsaw. During our journey we will pass the city of Poznan, where the first Polish state was created over a thousand years ago. We reach Warsaw this evening for a two-night stay. B,D

Day 4 - Warsaw

This morning we travel to the centre of Warsaw where we have an optional sightseeing tour, which will introduce you to this beautiful capital. The remainder of the day is at leisure. B,D

Day 5

We depart our hotel early this morning as we continue our journey east through the beautiful Polish countryside and cross the border to Lithuania. We reach Vilnius this evening and our hotel where we stay for the next two nights. B,D

Day 6 - Vilnius

Today you will have the full day to discover the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. This morning we have an included walking tour through this cosmopolitan city, which lately has been praised as the ‘New Prague’. This afternoon you will have the opportunity to join our optional visit to Trakai Castle. Accompanied by a local guide, we travel to the old Lithuanian capital of Trakai and its picture postcard Island Castle, one of the most visited historical-architectural monuments in Lithuania. B,D

Day 7

We depart our hotel early this morning as we travel north to the Latvian coastal capital of Riga, famed for its bewitching skyline of castle turrets and church steeples. We reach Riga late this afternoon for an overnight stay. B,D

Day 8 - Riga

We spend time in the beautiful city of Riga. This afternoon we continue our journey north to Estonia. The most northerly of the three former Soviet Baltic republics, it is a country of great scenic beauty with many forests, lakes and islands. We reach Tallinn this evening for a two-night stay. B,D

Day 9 - Tallinn

Spend today exploring Tallinn located on the north-eastern extremity of Europe on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Tallinn’s Old Town is exceedingly pretty, with a jumble of medieval walls and turrets, needling spires and winding cobbled streets. This morning our included walking tour will introduce you to many of the sights, including the eye-catching medieval and baroque architecture, the Town Hall, one of the oldest in Europe, St Nicholas Church, Toompea Palace and the old city walls. This afternoon is at leisure to explore the sights independently. B,D

Day 10 - Helsinki

We have an early start this morning as we leave Tallinn and travel by ferry to the Finnish capital of Helsinki, the ‘White City of the North’. Centred around the harbour and market square, you will have free time to explore Helsinki, a lively city full of vivid colours, exciting smells and beautiful buildings. We join the overnight ferry to Stockholm where our accommodation will be in two berth cabins. It may be worth packing an overnight bag for this evening. B

Day 11 - Stockholm

We disembark in Stockholm this morning after breakfast on board the ferry. We spend the day in the Swedish capital which is built on 14 islands and enjoys a stunning location by the Baltic Sea. Beautiful buildings, a picturesque Old Town (Gamla Stan) and endless greenery and parkland, together with the magnificent views across the sea. Enjoy free time to explore at your leisure before we continue to our hotel in the Stockholm area for an overnight stay. B,D

Day 12

We leave our hotel and continue past Sodertalje and through the wooded hills of Kolmarden, once notorious in Sweden for its bandits and highwaymen. We cross the Gota Canal and eventually reach Lake Vattern, the second largest lake in Sweden. Driving south alongside the lake we pass through Granna and Jonkoping at the southern end of the lake. From here our journey takes us past Varnamo and Ljungby and into the port of Helsingborg. Here we board the ferry for the short crossing to Denmark and the port of Helsingor, one of the country’s oldest towns and the setting for Shakespeare’s play ‘Hamlet’ (the ferry time will be advised by your coach crew). Rejoining the coach we drive the short distance to the Copenhagen area for a two-night stay. B,D

Day 13 - Copenhagen

After breakfast why not enjoy our included sightseeing tour of Copenhagen. We will also see ‘Den Lille Havfrue’ or ‘Little Mermaid’, sculptured by Edvard Eriksen; the statue is famous for being the inspiration for Hans Christian Andersen’s beautiful fairy tale. B,D

Day 14

After a morning at leisure we leave Copenhagen and travel to Rodbyhavn. Here we board the ferry for the one-hour crossing to Puttgarden in Germany. We continue to our hotel in northern Germany for an overnight stay. B

Day 15

We commence our journey through Germany passing Bremen and the university town of Osnabruck, which was the birthplace of the novelist Erich Remarque, famous for the novel ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’. We continue into Belgium where we stay overnight. B

Day 16

Return home.B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast,D=Dinner

Departure Dates and Prices 2022/2023

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
Silver Service coach : tour code ref 16HBCV
4 June 2022
£1999
13 August 2022
£1999
29 July 2023
£2139
30 July 2022
£1999
3 June 2023 £2139
12 Aug 2023
£2139
 Luxuria coach : tour code ref 16HBCX
23 July 2022
£2259 15 July 2023 £2409
5 Aug 2023
£2409
6, 20 Aug 2022
£2259
Prices are per person based on two sharing a room. Extras: optional excursions; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement from £499.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Leger Holidays
The Baltic Capitals and Highlights of Scandinavia

Grand Explorer Holiday 16 Days by Coach

Prices from only £1999

This fully escorted holidays begins in Berlin, where you have the opportunity of a guided tour of the city at night.

From here we head into Poland, where we visit the capital city of Warsaw. We then cross the border into Lithuania, and visit its capital Vilnius, before we travel into Latvia, where we arrive in the historic capital city of Riga, where you can opt to take a tour of the famous sights from the Blackheads House to Riga Castle.

It’s then onto Tallinn, Estonia’s capital on the Baltic Sea. We then take a tour of Scandinavia, where we pass the Finnish capital of Helsinki, sail into Sweden’s Stockholm and take a tour of the Danish capital of Copenhagen.

To book this fascinating Baltic Capitals and Highlights of Scandinavia tour with Leger Holidays call them direct on 01709 786 554 and quoteT55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

What's included

  • 14 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 11 evening meals
  • Overnight ferry crossing from Helsinki to Stockholm in a two-berth cabin with breakfast
  • Convenient local joining points

See itinerary for included and optional excursions.

Riga

Your Hotels

You will spend -

one night at the 3-star Grünau Hotel or similar on the outskirts of Berlin

two nights at the 4-star Vienna House Mokotow Warsaw or similar

two nights at the 3-star Hotel Karolina or similar in Vilnius

one night at the 3-star Kolonna Hotel Brigita or similar in Riga

two nights at the 3-star Hotel Susi or similar in Tallinn

overnight on the cruise ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm in a two-berth cabin

overnight in a minimum 3-star hotel in Stockholm area

and two nights in a minimum 3-star hotel in the Copenhagen area. 

Overnight stays in northern Germany and Belgium are in city-style hotels

Copenhagen

Coach

Luxuria - the ultimate level of comfort when taking an escorted touring holiday

Sit back in Luxuria’s comfortable seats. With just three seats across the width of the coach, rather than the usual four, you’ll have the extra space you need to stretch out and relax as you travel.  As part of Luxuria’s unique layout, there will be up to 5 individual seats available, likely to be very popular with single travellers and those who enjoy their own personal space.

Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when.

Silver Service Luxury coach  

Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than executive coaches. Onboard climate control. Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

Servery on board offering a range of refreshments. Personal tables. Porterage at most hotels. The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

Onboard entertainment system. With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs being played by your crew.


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