Russia here we come!
Tour deferred to Aug 2022

You will require a Russian visa to participate in this tour

Bookings for this tour will close on 06 May 2021 to allow time to make visa applications 

Day 1

Your tour takes you from Harwich to the Hook of Holland on an overnight sailing.  No meals included on board this ferry

 Day 2

A morning arrival into the port of the Hook of Holland and a full days riding through Holland and Germany to the Hamburg area, Germany.  Evening meal & parking included

 Day 3

After our  overnight stop near Hamburg we ride into Denmark and head to Puttgarden where we take the ferry for a short sailing  to Rødby and then ride through the picturesque landscape of the islands of Lolland and Falster to the island of Zealand and the small capital of Denmark, Copenhagen where we spend the night.  Our ultra-modern hotel is located on an artificial lake in central Copenhagen (Vesterbro) and is only one train stop from Tivoli Gardens and about 10 minutes walk from the fashionable  Kodbyen district.  Your bike can sleep safely in the hotel garage. Evening meal included

 Day 4

An exciting day today as we leave Denmark behind and cross the stunning Øresund Bridge on the way to Sweden! This famous 16 kilometre-long bridge links Copenhagen and Malmö and is the setting for the detective sorty of the same name.  Supporting a motorway and railway, travelling from Copenhagen to Malmö, the largest city in Skåne, over the Øresund Bridge takes just twenty  minutes.  After arriving in Malmö we will enjoy a pleasant ride across Sweden to the town of Jönköping on Lake Vattern.   Evening meal & garage parking included

 Day 5

Another pleasant day today past the lakes and forests of Sweden for our overnight stay in the capital, Stockholm.  Evening meal & parking included

 Day 6

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore this compact city before heading to the port in the afternoon for our overnight sailing to Turku, Finland (ferry departs at 1930 hrs).  We settle down into our inside cabins with private facilities  (sea view cabins at a supplement and on request) after enjoying  the on board facilities.  Dinner at your discretion.

 Day 7

Upon arrival in Turku  at  0700 hrs we ride across Finland to our Helsinki hotel with a brief stop at the unique Church in the Rock on the way. The afternoon is free for you to explore at leisure or maybe enjoy a famous Finnish sauna!  Evening meal & parking included

 Day 8

After breakfast we leave our motorcycles at the hotel and with our overnight bags we  take a transfer to Helsinki train station for a departure to St Petersburg on the famous Allegro train (2nd class ticket).  We arrive into St Petersburg mid-afternoon and immediately start a three hour  St. Petersburg sightseeing tour including Cruiser “Aurora”, St. Peter and Paul Fortress (entrance included), Monument to Peter the Great, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral and Church of the Bleeding Savior (entrance included).

Our coach will drop  us off at our large, Soviet style 4* St. Petersburg hotel located directly on the banks of the river Neva opposite  the Aurora.  Evening meal at hotel included

 Day 9

After breakfast we include a  guided visit to Hermitage State Museum (entrance inlcuded).  The rest of the day is free for you to explore at leisure or you could join our optional trip to the stunning Peterhof and visit to Grand Palace.  Dinner at your discretion

 Day 10

Breakfast and morning at leisure in St Petersburg.  In the afternoon we have a transfer to St Petersburg train station and take the return Allegro train (2nd class ticket) back to Helsinki.  Upon arrival in Helsinki we will be transferred back to our hotel and meet up with your motorcycles again.  Evening meal included at hotel

 Day 11

Breakfast and morning at leisure to relax a little after a busy time in Russia! 

At lunch time we will head to Helsinki port and take the afternoon  ferry for the two hour crossing  to Tallinn, Estonia.  Our 3* hotel is conveniently located near the port but only a 10 minute walk from Tallinn’s medieval Old Town.  Just next door in a sister hotel you can enjoy a relaxing sauna (fee applies)

Once we have checked in at the hotel we will have a walking tour of Tallinn followed by dinner in a medieval style restaurant.  We make our own way back to the hotel (approx. 1.1km walking distance or take a local taxi)

 Day 12

After breakfast we leave the small city of Tallinn behind and head out to Parnu on the coast where we will make a stop for a little stroll along the beach.  Onwards then to Latvia and the capital, Riga where we stay at a 4* hotel on the River Daugava close to the old town.  A walking tour will be followed by dinner in a local restaurant.We make our own way back to the hotel (approx. 1.5km walking distance or take a local taxi)

 Day 13

After breakfast we head towards another country – Lithuania!  Upon arrival at our 3* hotel we check in and then take a tour of old town Vilnius followed by dinner in a local restaurant.  Transfer back to our hotel.

 Day 14

After breakfast we have a leisurely ride towards the Lithuanian coast and the port of Klaipeda.  Here the Baltic Sea meets the Danė River. The small old town features German-style, 18th-century wood-framed buildings and cobbled streets and is worth exploring before take our overnight sailing to Kiel (Germany). Dinner at your discretion

 Day 15

Breakfast included on board, other meals are at your discretion.  After a relaxing day at sea we arrive into Kiel at approximately 1700 hrs.  We will ride to our nearby hotel set just back from the waterfront and enjoy a night in north Germany. Evening meal & parking included

 Day 16

After breakfast we drive along the north German coast and head into Holland for our last hotel stay of the tour at one of our favourite hotels in Groningen.  Evening meal & parking  included

 Day 17

To the Hook of Holland for our overnight sailing to Harwich.  No meals included on board this ferry

 Day 18

Morning arrival in Harwich


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image Acknowledgements

Eleonora Costi - Tivoli Garden at Nightime Copenhagen

E2109 - A Lap of the Baltic Sea

6th August 2021 to

23rd August 2021

To Russia with Love!

White ArrowHIGHLIGHTS...
  • Copenhagen, Oresund Bridge
  • Stockholm
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • St Petersburg
  • Hermitage Museum St Petersburg
  • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Riga, Latvia
  • North Germany coastline
  • 18 day/17 night tour (4 nights on board ferry, 13 hotel nights in 3* & 4* hotels)
  • 14 breakfasts, 13 evening meals in hotels or local restaurants
  • Harwich/Hook of Holland return overnight ferry shared inside cabin. Single room includes single inside cabin
  • Puttgarden/Rodby daytime ferry
    Oresund Bridge
    Stockholm/Turku (Finland) overnight ferry shared inside cabin (sgl cabin for sgl room bookers)
  • Helsinki/Tallinn daytime ferry
    Overnight ferry Klaipeda/Kiel shared inside cabin
  • Return Allegro train Helsinki/St Petersburg
  • Introductory sightseeing tour of St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum
  • Letter of introduction for Russian visa application
  • Tours of Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius
  • Motorcycle parking
White ArrowEXTRAS...
  • Russian visa fees
  • Optional Peterhof & Grand Palace visit St Petersburg
White ArrowPRICE per person...
1 person, 1 bike, single room
1 person, 1 bike, shared room
2 people, 1 bike, shared room
Deposit payable at time of booking:
£299 per person