Senior Tours Canada Summer & Fall 2015 – Volume 3 by Senior Tours Canada

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tentative itinerary for baltic cruise day 1 depart we depart on our direct non-stop flight for copenhagen via toronto day 2 copenhagen denmark we arrive in copenhagen and transfer to our ship enjoy your first delicious dinner on board tonight day 3 oslo norway’s capital has a lovely setting at the head of the oslofjord with many wooded islands and a unique maritime heritage an optional excursion will be offered to see the royal palace oslo cathedral and akershus fortress or you may want to visit the vigeland sculpture park that depicts life from infancy to old age also worth a visit is the viking ship or kontiki heritage museum day 4 gothenburg sweden sweden’s second largest city is the largest port in scandinavia the city is laced with a network of gracious canals lined with elegant buildings and offers a wealth of cultural attractions including the ancient university and botanical gardens the city is also the gateway to the picturesque fishing villages on sweden’s coast so various optional tours will be offered to the west coast islands day 5 berlin germany we dock at the spa town of warnemunde from where you may join an optional excursion to berlin excursions will be offered to see brandenburg gate and the reichstag which once served as germany s parliament and potsdam square where the berlin wall once stood berlin s lovely old historic centre is perfect for strolling day 6 at sea a wonderful day at sea to relax and take in the passing seascapes perhaps see a movie or join in one of the many activities day 7 tallinn estonia an optional excursion days 8&9 will show you this ancient hanseatic capital city with its many architectural and historic monuments mainly in the old town centre which is dominated by the soaring steeple of the medieval town hall from toompea castle there are superb views of the narrow streets gabled roofs towers and spires st petersburg russia we arrive early in the morning for our two day visit in this splendid city the city is a canal-laced masterpiece with charming townhouses parks gardens and wide tree-lined avenues the architectural splendour can be seen in the unusual rostal columns in pushkin square the tsars’ summer palace and the fortress of peter paul the former winter palace now forms part of the hermitage museum which houses one of the finest collections of art and antiques in the world the cathedral of st isaac of kiev is also filled with wonderful collections of art sculptures and icons optional excursions offer an overview of the city’s monuments and churches day 10 helsinki finland this morning we arrive at this “white city of the north” so called for its striking modern light coloured buildings the city is however more than 400 years old there are many parks filled with beautiful sculptures historic sites and buildings such as parliament house market square with its famous statue of the maid of helsinki rising from the sea the extraordinary temppetiaukio church blasted from solid rock the beautiful finlandia concert hall congress centre designed by alvar aaltro and the old town vanhakaupunki site of the original 16th century city day 11 stockholm sweden this stylish capital is set on a cluster of islands with a dazzling display of churches palaces and museums and a wealth of historical and architectural monuments the old town centre is dominated by the soaring steeple of the town hall the oldest in europe day 12 at sea after all of the sightseeing that we’ve enjoyed a relaxing day at sea will be most welcome day 13 copenhagen we disembark this morning in copenhagen and begin our city tour copenhagen’s nickname is the “venice of the north’ as it is built on a series of islands and laced with graceful canals highlights include hans christian andersen’s little mermaid christiansborg palace thorvaldsen’s museum tivoli gardens the royal theatre amalienborg palace and much more we finish at our centrally located hotel there will be time at leisure before our farewell dinner day 14 home we transfer to the airport for our non-stop direct flight to toronto 79.