Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights

8 days from $3,928 per person*
  • Enjoy an overnight ferry across the Baltic Sea.
  • Private guided city tours of Stockholm and Copenhagen.
  • Explore Helsinki and its UNESCO-listed fortress on a private guided walking tour.
  • Discover the local food scene in Copenhagen on a private food tour.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Get an insider's view of stunning Scandinavia and explore its fairy-tale capital cities with an expert private guide. Discover unique viking heritage, opulent royal palaces, breathtaking fjords & much more.

Experience the best of Scandinavia by visiting three of the most important European Capitals. Explore the marvelous architecture and dramatic coastline of Helsinki and watch the giant ferries glide in and out of its dreamy port. In Stockholm, meander cobblestone streets that wind around Gothic churches and quaint cafes and shops. Take in the sleek design and coziness of Copenhagen, and enjoy Nordic cuisine by up-and-coming chefs who are turning traditional dishes on their heads. In the evenings, rest and relax in well-appointed accommodations that offer modern amenities and all the comforts of home.

Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Helsinki
    Helsinki
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Scandinavia - Welcome Package
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Helsinki
    Helsinki
    • Private Tour - City Walking Tour with Suomenlinna Fortress Island (5 hrs) - Guide/Ferry
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Helsinki
    Helsinki
    • Self-Guided - Shopping
    • Private Transfer - Port - Vehicle/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Private Transfer - Port with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (3 hrs) - Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Stockholm
    Stockholm
    • Shared Tour - 1/2 Day Archipelago Tour by Boat (2.5-3 hrs) - Ticket
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Stockholm to Copenhagen
    Stockholm to Copenhagen
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tivoli Gardens Entrance - Ticket
    71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)
  • Day 7 Copenhagen
    Copenhagen
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Walking Food Tour (with Tastings, 4 hrs) - Guide
    71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)
  • Day 8 Copenhagen
    Copenhagen
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Helsinki

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer. For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will assist you at hotel check-in, walk you through your welcome package documents and itinerary, and answer any questions you may have.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Accommodation: Hotel Klaus K (4*)

Located in the heart and center of Helsinki, Hotel Klaus K is the perfect modern design hotel. Inspired by the Finnish national epic Kalevala - nature and dramatic design flows into all interiors and each of the 171 guestrooms, customized for comfort, with cutting edge décor, and featuring all amenities for a pleasant stay. With an ideal location near shopping, galleries, museums, and key city sights, everything you desire is within walking distance. Without even stepping out the door, you can try the award winning Italian Toscanini restaurant and Klaus K Bar & Lounge, both options sure to keep you satisfied.

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Helsinki
Helsinki
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Klaus K
Hotel Klaus K

Day 2: Helsinki

Helsinki is one of Europe’s most modern and culturally progressive cities, yet it remains in touch with an intriguing history stretching back over 450 years. Meet your private guide and set out on foot for a walking tour of Helsinki, discovering the highlights of the city like Senate Square, the oldest part of central Helsinki, with the iconic bright white Helsinki Cathedral elevated above the surrounding Government Palace and University of Helsinki. See the unique architecture of the Parliament House and Finlandia Hall, and admire the 19th century Uspenski Cathedral. When possible, you’ll also visit Temppeliaukion Church, also known as the Church of the Rock, with its interior walls comprised of the exposed natural bedrock which was excavated to supports its copper dome. Then, parting ways with your guide, you’ll board a ferry with direct service to Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and island fortress, dating back to the 18th century. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by your private Fortress guide, to enjoy the beautiful nature of the island or explore the tunnels and Suomenlinna Museum. After about an hour, you’ll bid farewell to your guide and the island, as you board the return ferry for your return to Helsinki.

Accommodation: Hotel Klaus K (4*)
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Suomenlinna Fortress
Suomenlinna Fortress

Day 3: Helsinki

Enjoy some time at leisure to explore on your own and get to know the city's fantastic shops and markets.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for a port transfer.

Accommodation: Overnight Ferry

This evening you'll be sleeping at sea as you take a full-service overnight ferry across the Baltic Sea to Stockholm. The ferry, essentially a 2,500-passenger cruise ship, offers excellent facilities on board, including a choice of comfortable cabins, and award-winning restaurants for every taste from gourmet a la carte and grill houses, through buffet, to cafeterias and fast-food options. You'll also find a variety of entertainment including a casino, bars, nightclubs with live entertainment, a spa, boutique shopping, along with entertainment for children. 

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Overnight Ferry
Overnight Ferry
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Promenade
Promenade

Day 4: Stockholm

Upon disembarkation, a private English-speaking assistant will be waiting for you at the port, holding a sign with your name on it. They will direct you to your awaiting private transfer, and accompany you to your hotel for check-in.

Meet your guide for a private 3-hour walking tour of Stockholm. Learn about Stockholm and explore this city that comprises of 14 islands. You will see the city’s major historical attractions, hear lots of interesting stories from Stockholm’s past and present and enjoy scenic views from most everywhere! Tour highlights include Concert Hall, Kungstradgarden, Gustav Adolf Square, Sodermalm, Riddarholmen Island and much more. Your guide will adjust the sights depending on your location and your preferences.

Accommodation: Miss Clara (4*)

Miss Clara is a boutique design hotel in the heart of Stockholm, presiding in one of the city's most treasured Art Nouveau buildings. Originally home to Sweden's largest girls school, world famous architect Gert Wingårdh adapted the seven story building for remarkable hospitality, incorporating modern functionality with timeless design. The hotel’s 92 well-planned rooms and suites have a warm atmosphere, and stylish yet intimate expression. The on-site modern bistro offers classical dishes with a twist, while the green outdoor seating brings an urban picnic to life: summer friends and baguettes, cheese and charcuteries, fresh summer salads, lemonade and sangria. Miss Clara's superb location offers endless possibilities to explore the many great restaurants, exciting bars, shopping gems, and hidden corners of this great capital.

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Stockholm Old Town
Stockholm Old Town
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Stockholm
Stockholm

Day 5: Stockholm

Enjoy a relaxing spot to start your sightseeing journey. On board the guide will tell you all about what’s typical about the Stockholm archipelago in a very inspiring way, making the journey a beautiful and informative Relax with a drink or snack from the onboard café (own expense) as you sail around some of Stockholm’s central islands and glide under picturesque bridges. You will also pass by some important sights including the famous Vasaship Museum, and the Djurgården island, home to historical buildings, monuments, museums, galleries, amusement park and extensive stretches of forest and meadows.

Accommodation: Miss Clara (4*)
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Boats in Stockholm Archipelago
Boats in Stockholm Archipelago

Day 6: Stockholm - Copenhagen

Meet your driver for a private airport transfer.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote. Please contact your Destination Expert if you are interested in adding this service to the itinerary.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer. For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will assist you at hotel check-in, walk you through your welcome package documents and itinerary, and answer any questions you may have.

Meet your private guide and driver for a half-day tour of Copenhagen. Consistently ranked as the world's most liveable city, Copenhagen is laced with stunning Danish design, cutting edge Nordic cuisine, quaint and colorful historic buildings, and a jovial, laid-back local lifestyle. Admire the city’s must-see sights and monuments, like the 18th century Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament, the Old Stock Exchange building – one of the oldest in Copenhagen, and Kongens Nytorv, where you can see the renowned Royal Theater – host of the Royal Ballet. Take in Nyhavn, the 17th century waterfront and canal, lined with colorful townhouses, many of which house modern cafes and restaurants, then bear witness to the 18th century rococo Amalienborg Palace resides, residence of the Danish royal family. Pass by Copenhagen's inner-city amusement park, Tivoli Gardens, and make a visit to the Gefion Fountain and the Little Mermaid statue, inspired by famous Dutch author H.C. Andersens fairytale.

The Tivoli Gardens first opened in 1845 and has inspired Walt Disney when he was creating the original Disneyland. Constantly evolving the park has added new elements including a beloved cultural icon "The Tivoli Youth Guard", a comprehensive children's musical education. Today Tivoli Gardens is a famous amusement park featuring roller coaster rides, pavilions, carnival games, open-air concerts, performing art shows and a Saturday Nights firework display. Tivoli also features an abundance of wonderful pathways and river where you can take a break surrounded by nature. At Tivoli Gardens there is something for everyone! Entrance ticket is included.

Accommodation: 71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)

With a fantastic atmosphere and unique location at the last frontier in Nyhavn Canal, 71 Nyhavn Hotel is at home in two newly renovated warehouse buildings from the early 1800's. For 200 years, Nyhavn 71 has been located between the foamy sprays from the harbor, and life along the Nyhavn Canal. From the southern side of the building, unparalleled views to the many beautiful museum ships and the clucking water await you. The hotel's two warehouses, home to 130 guestrooms in total, have undergone a sweeping transformation with focus on welcoming interiors, a timeless, Scandinavian look, and a humble respect for the warehouses’ souls and charm which add character to the modern hotel ambience. After a day of discovery, why not top it off with a delightful dining experience at the new on-site gourmet restaurant.

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Canals of Copenhagen
Canals of Copenhagen
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Tivoli Gardens
Tivoli Gardens

Day 7: Copenhagen

Setting out on foot with a private guide, explore the tastes of Copenhagen on a half-day, food-based walking tour, with a number of included tastings. Starting at Torvehallerne, the new covered market halls, you’ll sample artisan cheese, developed in collaboration with the city’s Michelin-starred chefs. Try liquorice, caramels and preserves from some of the most interesting small-scale local producers. You’ll explore the city, wander through Copenhagen Botanical Gardens, and relax in the beautiful green surroundings – all while talking about produce and local foods. Over the course of your tour, you’ll pass several of the city’s greatest landmarks and get to discuss its history, food being the overarching focus. Try smørrebrød, an open-faced sandwich, sample three different types of beer at a microbrewery, and even a gourmet hotdog, a reworked classic of the Copenhagen street food scene. Conclude back at Torvehallerne, where you’ll have a chance to explore further on your own, not to mention do some shopping - so best to leave yourself plenty of time to explore the city and its food after the tour. Please note, tastings may vary according to season and supply.

Accommodation: 71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room)
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Food Tour
Food Tour

Day 8: Copenhagen

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Hotel Klaus K (4*): Helsinki

Located in the heart and center of Helsinki, Hotel Klaus K is the perfect modern design hotel. Inspired by the Finnish national epic Kalevala - nature and dramatic design flows into all interiors and each of the 171 guestrooms, customized for comfort, with cutting edge décor, and featuring all amenities for a pleasant stay. With an ideal location near shopping, galleries, museums, and key city sights, everything you desire is within walking distance. Without even stepping out the door, you can try the award winning Italian Toscanini restaurant and Klaus K Bar & Lounge, both options sure to keep you satisfied.

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Hotel Klaus K
Hotel Klaus K

Overnight Ferry: Helsinki

This evening you'll be sleeping at sea as you take a full-service overnight ferry across the Baltic Sea to Stockholm. The ferry, essentially a 2,500-passenger cruise ship, offers excellent facilities on board, including a choice of comfortable cabins, and award-winning restaurants for every taste from gourmet a la carte and grill houses, through buffet, to cafeterias and fast-food options. You'll also find a variety of entertainment including a casino, bars, nightclubs with live entertainment, a spa, boutique shopping, along with entertainment for children. 

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Overnight Ferry
Overnight Ferry

Miss Clara (4*) : Stockholm

Miss Clara is a boutique design hotel in the heart of Stockholm, presiding in one of the city's most treasured Art Nouveau buildings. Originally home to Sweden's largest girls school, world famous architect Gert Wingårdh adapted the seven story building for remarkable hospitality, incorporating modern functionality with timeless design. The hotel’s 92 well-planned rooms and suites have a warm atmosphere, and stylish yet intimate expression. The on-site modern bistro offers classical dishes with a twist, while the green outdoor seating brings an urban picnic to life: summer friends and baguettes, cheese and charcuteries, fresh summer salads, lemonade and sangria. Miss Clara's superb location offers endless possibilities to explore the many great restaurants, exciting bars, shopping gems, and hidden corners of this great capital.

Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Miss Clara Hotel
Miss Clara Hotel
Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen Highlights Tours 2018 - 2019 -  Miss Clara Lobby
Miss Clara Lobby

71 Nyhavn (4*) (B) (Executive Room): Copenhagen

With a fantastic atmosphere and unique location at the last frontier in Nyhavn Canal, 71 Nyhavn Hotel is at home in two newly renovated warehouse buildings from the early 1800's. For 200 years, Nyhavn 71 has been located between the foamy sprays from the harbor, and life along the Nyhavn Canal. From the southern side of the building, unparalleled views to the many beautiful museum ships and the clucking water await you. The hotel's two warehouses, home to 130 guestrooms in total, have undergone a sweeping transformation with focus on welcoming interiors, a timeless, Scandinavian look, and a humble respect for the warehouses’ souls and charm which add character to the modern hotel ambience. After a day of discovery, why not top it off with a delightful dining experience at the new on-site gourmet restaurant.

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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