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Experience the best of Scandinavia and Russia on this multi-city holiday by scenic train and boat. Your journey begins in Hamburg, where you will enjoy an overnight stay in the cosmopolitan city. The following day, take the train through the rural beauty of Denmark and experience the novelty of riding one of the last remaining train ferries on the journey to Copenhagen. Enjoy two days in the capital city of Denmark before travelling north to Stockholm and spend two more days discovering the classic Scandinavian city. Then set sail across the Baltic Sea for a night in Helsinki to complete your Scandinavian experience. From Helsinki, make the journey to grand St Petersburg for a two-night stay, followed by an additional two nights in majestic Moscow.


  • Experience the Hygge lifestyle and culture in Copenhagen
  • Immerse yourself in the art of ‘fika’ in Stockholm
  • Set sail across the Baltic sea from Stockholm to Helsinki
  • Discover the grandeur of St Petersburg including the Hermitage Museum
  • Experience the amazing Moscow subway and all things Russian


  • Standard Class travel from London to Hamburg, Hamburg to Copenhagen, Copenhagen to Stockholm, Helsinki to St Petersburg and St Petersburg to Moscow
  • Standard Double Cabin from Stockholm to Helsinki
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Hamburg
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Copenhagen
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Stockholm
  • 1 night stay with breakfast onboard the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki
  • 1 night hotel stay with breakfast in Helsinki
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in St Petersburg
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Moscow
  • Copenhagen City Card
  • Stockholm Hop on Hop Off Bus and Boat
  • Helsinki Can sightseeing Cruise
  • St Petersburg City Pass
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Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.


Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.

Welcome to Hamburg! On arrival, check in at your hotel for an overnight stay and enjoy an evening in the metropolitan city. Perhaps enjoy some local cuisine and a glass of good German beer! (Overnight in Hamburg)   

After breakfast this morning, board the train heading north for Copenhagen. Enjoy the thrill of riding the rails as you roll through the lovely Danish countryside, then on to Copenhagen. Enjoy memorable views on the water on this fun portion of the ride. On arrival in Copenhagen, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Copenhagen) B

Set out to discover Copenhagen today using your city card, the beautiful and welcoming harbor city straddling the islands of Zeeland and Amager and offering a wealth of museums, culture, shopping and sightseeing opportunities. Take a guided canal and harbor tour or enjoy a spin on the Ferris wheel at the Tivoli Gardens, the oldest amusement park in the world. Visit Kronborg castle in Elsinore, home of a famous Shakespearian Dane, or shop until you drop on Strøget, the world's longest pedestrianised street. After a day sightseeing, why not visit the lively Norrebrø district and enjoy dinner or relax in one of the many bars? (Overnight in Copenhagen) B

Take the train from Copenhagen to Stockholm this morning and enjoy views of beautiful rural landscapes and charming small towns as you head north through Sweden. On arrival in Stockholm, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Stockholm) B

The day is yours to explore friendly Stockholm from land and sea with this hop-on, hop-off combo bus and boat tour. Disembark the bus or boat at all of the stops or stay onboard and listen to the audio commentary. Explore attractions like Skansen, Royal Palace, Gröna Lund, Vasa museum, Fjällgatan, City Hall, The ABBA Museum, Ice Bar or Gamla Stan get a comprehensive overview of the city's history and culture at your own pace. In the evening, take in any number of terrific harbourfront bars and restaurants for lively and vibrant nightlife. (Overnight in Stockholm) B

After breakfast this morning, enjoy more of Stockholm before setting off on the evening overnight ferry to Helsinki. Enjoy comfortable accommodations and beautiful scenery along the way. On arrival in Helsinki the next day, check in at your hotel for an overnight stay. (Overnight on the Ferry) B

Admire Helsinki and her islands from the water on a your relaxing 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise. Board your sightseeing boat in central Helsinki, Then, sit back and admire the sights as you sail by Helsinki's waterfronts and islands. Around 62 miles (100 kilometers) of picturesque coastline extend out from the city, as does an archipelago of around 330 islands, each offering a quiet escape from the Finnish capital's bustle. As you cruise, hear fascinating facts about Helsinki's colorful history and the passing sights from the on-board commentary. Watch for Korkeasaari Island, the site of Helsinki Zoo; and pass the UNESCO-listed Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress. Sip on a drink from the onboard bar (own expense) as you sail into the Degerö Canal. Behold the beautiful scenery along this man-made waterway, constructed in the late 1800s to provide an easier passage to one of Helsinki's inner archipelagos. Have your camera ready as you drift by Helsinki's fleet of icebreaker ships. These massive vessels help to keep Finland's seaports open during winter and make an impressive sight. After roughly 1.5-hour cruise, arrive back at the starting dock where your trip ends. In the evening Foodies will feel right at home in Helsinki, long known for its locally sourced and sustainably farmed ingredients and Michelin rated cuisine. Restaurants are abundant (Overnight in Helsinki) B

After breakfast this morning, take the train from Helsinki to St Petersburg, and the start of your Russian tour. On arrival in St Petersburg, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay and begin to experience the dazzling culture of this world-famous destination. (Overnight in St Petersburg) B

Use your city pass to see the many attractions in St Petersburg, it can be hard to decide which treasure to discover first. Known as ‘Venice of the North,' visitors will enjoy the city's network of canals broken up by striking plazas and baroque and neoclassical palaces. Art and culture lovers will fall in love with the famous Hermitage and the Russian Museum, while music and performance aficionados will want to indulge in world-class ballet or an opera at one of the renowned performance halls. (Overnight in St Petersburg) B  

Take the train from St Petersburg to Moscow today, and on arrival in the capital, check in for a two-night stay. (Overnight Moscow) B

There's really no place that quite compares to the majestic grandeur of Moscow, from the significance of the Kremlin and Red Square and its signature St Basil's Cathedral, to the spectacular performances at the Bolshoi Theatre. Visit Gorky Park, with its numerous exhibitions and eateries, and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts for a dazzling display of European masterpieces. (Overnight in Moscow) B

After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your holiday, or add nights in a particular destination, one of our Rail Specialists would be happy to help you with all the details. B


 Passports are and Russian visas are required   

Copenhagen Plaza

Right in the center of Copenhagen, with the central station around the corner, direct connections to Malmö and Kastrup Airport and with a view over beautiful Tivoli, you will find Copenhagen Plaza. The pulse och the Danish capital is just outside the door, but inside you can relax and enjoy timeless architecture and design. A short walk away, you will also find Copenhagen classics such as the shopping street Strøget, Rådhuspladsen and beautiful Nyhavn. This hotel has a famous Library Bar, that has been listed as one of the top five hotel bars in the world by Forbes.

The Square - Copenhagen

The second you step into the lobby, you’ll sense the warm and welcoming atmosphere created by the articulated and aesthetic interior design. And naturally our professional personnel are renowned for their friendly and personalised service around the clock.

The hotel’s name refers to its location, where all Executive rooms enjoy a spectacular view of the Copenhagen City Hall, and where guests of The Square are just steps from the city's major attractions.

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel

Offering authentic insight into Helsinki life, our 349 guestrooms and suites feature urban design with details inspired by the sea and the harbor. Two-storied lofts offer big-city atmosphere with magnificent sea views. The first of its kind in Finland, extravagant Double King-sized Bedrooms offer two luxurious king beds making travelling extra enjoyable. The rooms can accommodate, for example, a family of four with no requirement for extra beds. Each room offers modern amenities and services like the Blu Dreams experience with a Magic Bed and free high-speed, wireless internet. Upgrade to a Business Class Room or suite to enjoy complimentary access to a delicious breakfast buffet. All of our rooms are nonsmoking.

Original Sokos Hotel Albert

Original Sokos Hotel Albert

Original Sokos Hotel Albert is a relaxed and true-to-life hotel, which radiates with the personal charm of the surrounding Punavuori district and its city blocks. Easy-going and warm approach are the secrets of the Albert's attractiveness.

Albert is the choice of an individual traveller. For business travellers, Albert offers an intimate and personable alternative to the traditional business hotels. For leisure travellers, Albert is a homely alternative welcoming visitors with open arms.

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

The magnificently renovated Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti presents Finnish phenomena in an innovative way. Designed by Ivana Helsinki designer Paola Suhonen, you will experience the atmosphere of Finnish innards, midsummer, fairy tale, silence and a winter storm in the middle of Helsinki. Choose your favorite when you arrive at the hotel!

Finnishness is the driving force throughout our house - from the meeting room's Kultaranta room to Bistro Manu's home-made ingredients and midsummer pillow cases to the deer shelves in the hotel lobby.

Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden

Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden

Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden is located in the historical center of St. Petersburg and has an easy transport access to the airport, Expoforum and Moskovsky railway station.

The hotel is a perfect destination for cosy living and smart working. Original Sokos Hotel Olympia Garden is surrounded by a green park — a great place for leisurely walks and morning runs.

Our guests can taste unique dishes from our chef at restaurant Mr. Grön and enjoy sports broadcasts drinking beer with delicious snacks at Sports' Bar 84. These places are perfect to relax after a long day spending time with colleagues, friends or family.

Hotel Central

Central hotel is located 100m from the Central Station for easy access. Stockholm’s shopping streets, with all the large malls and cozy boutiques is in the same neighborhood. Within a short walking distance you will also find one of the main streets, Drottninggatan, that stretches from the central part of the city to the Old Town and the castle, as well as the core of the city’s theaters. All rooms equipped with Wifi, and the hotel has a Restaurant/Bar.

Hotel Kungsträdgården - The Kings Garden

The Hotel Kungsträdgården – or King’s Garden – is an elegant hotel in the heart of central Stockholm. Set within a fully renovated 18th-century building next to the Kind’s Garden and near the shopping district, you’ll be in a prime position for exploring Stockholm’s attractions. Each bedroom is individually decorated in a Gustavian style – offering old world charm with modern amenities, including free WiFi, a flat screen TV and air conditioning. The hotel boasts a chic restaurant and bar – featuring one of Stockholm’s lagest chandeliers! The Royal Palace and Old Town are only a 10 minute walk away.

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Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.