Discover Eastern Europe and visit the fascinating and historic cities found throughout this region. View city walls, churches,squares, and medieval streets. You’ll journey from Poland to Finland traveling through the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Continue to the historic city of Berlin, Germany before ending the tour in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Board Holland America’s MS Nieuw Statendam and cruise around Norway.
Tours are based on reaching a minimum number. Home pick-up and return is included based on a set radius – surcharges will apply outside these areas. Other special conditions may apply to each individual tour, please contact the office for further details. The above cost includes $730pp of air taxes which are subject to change. Organised shore excursions are an additional expense. Please note whilst on the cruise B / L / D is included.
Your holiday begins from when you are picked up from home by a private vehicle and transferred to the airport. Meet your Kings Tour Manager and fellow travellers and fly to Helsinki. Upon arrival we transfer to our hotel. Tonight we enjoy a welcome dinner in the hotel.
Hotel: Scandic Grand Marina or similar for 1 night
After breakfast we depart on a sightseeing tour of this capital city. Early afternoon we board the ferry to Tallin, Estonia. Back on dry land we proceed to our hotel and enjoy dinner.
Hotel: Radisson Blue Olumpia or similar for 2 nights
Embark on a comprehensive tour of this wonderful city. View the cities walls, churches, squares, and its medieval streets filled with tourist attractions. This afternoon has been left free to explore how you wish.
After passing through forests and plains, we reach Parnu which is a popular spa city. From here we proceed to Latvia where we visit 2 small towns. The first town is Turaida where we explore the medieval castle, surrounded by a large park with sculptures. The second town we will visit is Sigulda, which is the charming capital situated in a very beautiful landscape. After a full day of the sights we arrive at Riga where we stay for 2 nights.
Hotel: Hotel Park by Radisson for 2 nights
This morning we embark on a sightseeing tour. The city is the most populated city of the Baltic Countries and more modern looking, which better preserves the remnants of the Soviet rule. This afternoon is at leisure.
We farewell Riga and depart for Vilnius, Lithuania. Upon arrival we enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city. Vilnius is erected on top of seven hills and 1,200 medieval houses. It has baroque churches, walls, a castle, and interesting market streets to see. Tonight enjoy dinner in the hotel.
Hotel: Crown Plaza or similar for 1 night
After breakfast cross the border and head into Poland. On our way we visit Gratius Park, well-known as the ‘Stalin’s world’ and has 86 statues from Soviet times. We stop for you to purchase lunch at the charming town of Augustow by a lake. From here proceed to the capital of Poland, Warsaw.
Hotel: Novotel Centrum or similar for 2 nights
This morning we will embark on a sightseeing tour of Warsaw. We will visit its Old Town, its Royal Castle, the Ghetto Heroes Monument and Lazienki Park. The afternoon has been left free for you to stroll around this city.
Up early today as we head for the city of Berlin. Enroute we will make a stop at Poznan. Poznan is a very active city with a magnificent main square and great atmosphere. We will have some free time to wonder before we re-board the coach and continue to Berlin. Tonight we enjoy dinner in the hotel.
Hotel: Hotel Mecure Templehof or similar for 2 nights
Today we visit the historic centre, Museum Island, the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gates and the city’s magnificent parks.
After breakfast we leave Berlin and head for Amsterdam. Our journey will be broken up with a stop in Hamelin. Hamelin is a picturesque German town which comprises of many shop and streets which remind us of the town’s legend: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, written by The Brothers Grimm. We continue toward Amsterdam, arriving late afternoon. All checked in to the hotel we will enjoy dinner.
Hotel: Ibis Amsterdam West for 2 nights
This morning we embark on a panoramic tour of Amsterdam. See its narrow canals, the Dam Platz, its official buildings and parks and we will also get to see the technique of diamond cutting. At the end of the day you will be taken to Rembrandtplein, one of the busiest squares in the city with plenty of restaurants from all corners of the world.
We have a leisurely start to the morning before we transfer to the cruise terminal to embark our 7 night Norway cruise.
Cruise: MS Nieuw Statendam for 7 nights
This morning we disembark the cruise and make our way to Amsterdam Airport for our flight home to Perth. Upon arrival into Perth your diver will be waiting to take you home.