Cossack Explorer


Colour, culture and history combine in this tour which takes in Moscow, Copenhagen, Warsaw and more.

Members from: $2,650 P.PNon-members from: $2,850 P.PSolo traveller from: $3,900

  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    United Kingdom & Europe

  • Supplier

    Costsaver

  • Booking Code

    SCOS

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.

  • Company

    Costsaver


Includes


  • COPENHAGEN
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Little Mermaid and Christiansborg Palace

  • HELSINKI
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist features views of the Senate and market squares

  • MINSK
    Orientation drive along the Independence Prospekt and Victory Square

  • MOSCOW
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin Gardens

  • NOVGOROD
    View St. Sophia Cathedral and the Kremlin Fort

  • ST. PETERSBURG
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral and Nevsky Prospekt. Visit the St. Peter and Paul Fortress

  • STOCKHOLM
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the City Hall and the Royal Palace

  • WARSAW
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the 'wedding cake' Palace of Culture and Science

  • Dining
    8 Buffet Breakfasts
    5 Scandinavian Breakfasts
    3 Three Course Lunches
    4 Three Course Dinners


ABOUT THIS TRIP

The landmarks of Northern Europe are on display as you weave through Scandinavia, Belarus and Poland with a visit to Russia's imperial capitals of St. Petersburg and Moscow along the way.


Itinerary


  1. Day 1

    Arrive Copenhagen

    Welcome to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Relax and unwind after checking in. Later, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers.

  2. Day 2

    Copenhagen Sightseeing and Free Time

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a morning sightseeing tour which includes the Little Mermaid, the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Royal Amalienborg Palace and Christiansborg Palace. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights of your choice or shopping.

  3. Day 3

    Copenhagen – Stockholm

    Travel into Sweden via the spectacular Øresund Bridge, and through lush forests and meadows bordering the shores of Lake Vättern. Continue northwards to Stockholm, Sweden's beautiful capital surrounded by islands.

  4. Day 4

    Stockholm Sightseeing – at Sea

    Admire Stockholm's biggest landmarks this morning with your Local Specialist, with views of the Royal Palace and City Hall. Built on a maze of islands linked by bridges, Stockholm is an interesting city to wander through. Don't miss the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere before embarking on your mini-cruise to Finland.

  5. Day 5

    At Sea – Helsinki Sightseeing and Free Time

    Arrive early in Finland's capital for a sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. View Finlandia Hall, the Senate and market squares, the café-lined Esplanade and the beautiful domed Russian church. The rest of the day is yours to explore, shop for souvenirs or relax.

  6. Day 6

    Helsinki – St. Petersburg

    Today we leave Finland to begin our exploration of Russia. We’ll travel along the Gulf of Finland and through the forests of Karelia before reaching St Petersburg, our home for the next two nights. Marvel at the city’s canals and colourful buildings en route to your hotel, where you will dine tonight.

  7. Day 7

    St. Petersburg Sightseeing and Free Time

    The Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Statue of Peter the Great feature on your guided sightseeing tour. Explore St. Peter and Paul Fortress with your Local Specialist and spend the rest of the day as you wish. You might like to visit the Hermitage Museum or the residence of Peter the Great in Peterhof.

  8. Day 8

    St. Petersburg – Novgorod

    Cross the vast Russian plains to the ancient city of Novgorod where you view the Kremlin Fort, Millennium Monument and St. Sophia Cathedral. Dine tonight at your hotel.

  9. Day 9

    Novgorod – Tver – Moscow

    Your wonderful journey continues through picturesque villages to the Tver region for an included lunch. Then travel via Klin, the former home of Tchaikovsky, to the Russian capital, Moscow.

  10. Day 10

    Moscow Sightseeing and Free Time

    Moscow is a city full of wonderful buildings and monuments. Your Local Specialist shows you an array of sights including Red Square and the domed St. Basil's Cathedral. In your free time, consider visiting the impressive Treasure Chamber of the Tsars.

  11. Day 11

    Moscow – Smolensk – Minsk

    Drive past the region of Borodino, site of Napoleon's great defeat, and stop for lunch near Smolensk. Later cross the border into Belarus and continue to Minsk. After the Second World War, the city was rebuilt in supreme Soviet style which you can see during your orientation. Dine tonight at your hotel.

  12. Day 12

    Minsk – Brest – Warsaw

    Traverse the huge plains of Belarus and stop for lunch at Brest on the Polish frontier. Later, we arrive in Warsaw, Poland's capital.

  13. Day 13

    Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time

    Your Local Specialist shows you the site of the Warsaw Ghetto and the landmarks of Warsaw's Old Town, which was almost entirely destroyed during the Second World War. Later you might like to soak up the city's culture and nightlife.

  14. Day 14

    Depart Warsaw

    Say goodbye to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your memorable holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.


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