Grand Russian Spectacular and Highlights of Scandinavia

  • 16 Day Tour
  • 15 Sights Visited
  • 4 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onward to Belgium for an overnight stay. Alternatively, Flying Start is also available on this tour. Fly to Berlin where you will join the tour on Day 2.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2 - Berlin

To Berlin for an overnight stay. Join our optional, evening sightseeing tour to see the major sights in Berlin’s historical centre, including the Reichstag building and Brandenburg Gate.

  • Included meals: Breakfast


Brandenburg Gate

Reichstag Building

Day 3

To Warsaw, Poland, for a two-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Warsaw Sightseeing

Our included, guided tour of this cultural capital includes the ‘Royal Route’ with its aristocratic residences, the Old Town, the Ghetto Memorial and the Belvedere Palace.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Ghetto Memorial

Belvedere Palace

Day 5

To Brest and then Minsk, Belarus for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

To Smolensk and then to Moscow, Russia, for a two-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Moscow Sightseeing – The Kremlin

Discover Russia’s vibrant capital on our included, guided sightseeing tour, visiting St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square, the Kremlin and Novodevichy Convent. You can also enjoy an optional visit inside the Kremlin. In the evening, our optional ‘Moscow by Night’ tour discovers the city’s famous underground metro system.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


St. Basil’S Cathedral

Red Square


Novodevichy Convent

Day 8

To Tver for lunch, then Novgorod for an overnight stay

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9

To St. Petersburg for a three-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 - St. Petersburg Sightseeing

Our included, guided tour will introduce the famous landmarks, history and culture of the city renowned as perhaps the most beautiful in Russia. St. Petersburg Ballet is considered the birthplace of Russian classical ballet, and you can enjoy an optional evening at one of the famed ballet theatres.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

St. Petersburg

Day 11 - St. Petersburg Boat Cruise

Free day or join our optional boat cruise along the Neva River with a traditional Russian show on board, with dancing and singing. Included in the price is Russian sparkling wine, vodka, caviar and fruit.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

St. Petersburg

Day 12 - Helsinki

We travel to Helsinki where you will have some free time before an overnight ferry to Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Included meals: Breakfast


Day 13 - Stockholm

Arrive in Stockholm, then travel to Copenhagen, Denmark for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 - Copenhagen

Copenhagen has many fascinating landmarks and architectural masterpieces. Our optional, guided sightseeing tour will see the Tivoli Gardens, the Rosenborg Palace and the ‘Little Mermaid’. We then travel to northern Germany via the Rodbyhavn/Puttgarden ferry for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 15

To Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 16

Return home

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing. 

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £449; travel insurance from £49.95; visa application fee.

FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.