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New Year on the Baltic Sea from Stockholm - 4 days map

NEW YEAR'S TOUR: Experience a New Year's celebration like never before as you embark on a memorable cruise adventure! Start your journey in Stockholm, where you'll wander through medieval old towns and admire majestic palaces. Then, step aboard a New Year Mini-Cruise to Helsinki, where you'll be treated to a gala dinner and unforgettable onboard experiences. In Helsinki, explore the city's historic landmarks at your own pace, creating memories to last a lifetime.

Inclusions
Itinerary
4 Star Prices
5 Star Prices
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Celebrate the start of a new year as you sail from Stockholm to Helsinki, with a delicious gala dinner!
Stockholm - Immerse yourself in Stockholm's timeless elegance, wandering through medieval old towns and admiring majestic palaces
Helsinki - Explore Helsinki at your own pace, discovering its captivating blend of modern design, historic architecture, and vibrant cultural scenes

Included

2 nights 4 star hotel with breakfast
1 New Year Gala buffet dinner including white & red wine, beer, soft drinks, tea & coffee onboard.
1 night onboard Silja Liner cruise from Stockholm to Helsinki in B-class, inside cabin (upgrade to outside cabins available) with breakfast

Not Included

International flights and visas
Airport and Port transfers
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Items of a personal nature and additional meals

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome

30th December 2024. Welcome! Upon your arrival in Stockholm, please make your own way to the start hotel.

After checking into your hotel, explore more of Stockholm, Sweden's capital city. Begin your exploration by venturing into Gamla Stan, the medieval old town, where you can wander through quiet cobblestone streets lined with shops, cafes, and historical buildings. Make sure to visit the Royal Palace and Kungliga Slottet, built between 1690 and 1754. Don't miss the chance to explore Stadshuset, the City Hall, which stands proudly on stilts overlooking the water.

However you choose to spend your first day in Stockholm, it promises to be a memorable experience!
Overnight: Stockholm

Day 2

New Year's Eve

Stockholm - Cruising. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before embarking on an unforgettable New Year Cruise adventure. Make your own way to the pier, where your journey with Tallink Silja begins. Set sail at 4:45 pm, cruising to Helsinki through the picturesque Baltic Sea.

Throughout the night, savour a Gala dinner at the restaurant, hit up the onboard bar for drinks and explore the Tax-Free Stores for duty-free shopping. For those feeling lucky, the Casino offers an opportunity to try your hand at various games, while international shows and entertainment provide captivating performances to keep you entertained throughout the evening. What better way to ring in the New Year?
Overnight: Overnight Cruising  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Happy New Year!

Cruising - Helsinki. Welcome the New Year in Helsinki! After breakfast, disembark the cruise and make your own way to the hotel.

After check in, take the opportunity to explore the Finnish capital on your own. Why not visit Senaatintori, a filming location for scenes from the movie Dr. Zhivago? Or consider exploring the bustling Kauppatori market square, Tuomiokirko cathedral with its impressive copper dome, and the remarkable Temppeliaukiokirkko church carved into the rock, renowned for its exceptional acoustics. Don't miss Sibeliuksenpuisto, where the Neo-Byzantine Orthodox Cathedral stands on the island of Katajanokka.
Overnight: Helsinki  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Goodbye

2 January 2025. Helsinki. Tour ends after breakfast. Make your own way to the airport. Safe travels and Happy New Year!
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 2 travellers. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
30 Dec - 02 Jan 19% off
NZD $1,535
NZD $1,243
NZD $2,445
NZD $1,980

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Clarion Hotel Amaranten, Stockholm

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

At Clarion Hotel Amaranten, guests are treated to complimentary gym access and free WiFi throughout their stay. Each room boasts contemporary comforts such as a flat-screen TV, desk, and wooden floors, while the private bathroom features a refreshing shower and hairdryer. Dine in at Kitchen & Table, a restaurant concept by renowned Swedish chef Marcus Samuelsson, offering a fusion of local Scandinavian ingredients and international flavours. Unwind with a signature cocktail in the 60s-themed Tap Room. Start your day with a hearty breakfast buffet featuring organic and healthy options.

Silja - Overnight Cruiser, Helsinki

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Traditional Ship

Embark on a remarkable 17-hour journey between Helsinki and Stockholm aboard this cruise ship. As you sail, soak in the breathtaking sights of the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Fortress, the idyllic Åland Islands, and the stunning Stockholm archipelago. Guests can choose from an array of dining options, enjoy leisurely walks along the Promenade, and revel in live entertainment at onboard bars and nightclubs. There's also a dedicated children’s playroom, a spa for relaxation, and opportunities for duty-free shopping. Each cabin provides comfort and privacy with a private bathroom.

Holiday Inn Helsinki - West Ruoholahti, Helsinki

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Conveniently situated in Helsinki, Holiday Inn Helsinki West Ruoholahti offers comfortable accommodation nearby Hietaranta Beach. The hotel provides guests with a range of amenities including a fitness centre, private parking, and free WiFi throughout the property. Each air-conditioned room is well-appointed with essential amenities such as a desk, kettle, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a bidet. Guests can enjoy a variety of breakfast options. Additionally, the hotel boasts a sauna and offers opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, and cycling, ensuring an enjoyable stay for all.

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with 2 travellers. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by any other person wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
NZD $1,715
NZD $2,805

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Stockholm
Ends
Helsinki
Departs
30th December 2024
Hotel Rating
4 star
Tour Guide
Self-guided
Meals
Breakfast: 3, Dinner: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
7 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
Helsinki
Helsinki
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