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11 DAYS TOUR TO SWEDEN, DENMARK AND BELGIUM
- Aug, 7
VISIT: STOCKHOLM, COPENHAGEN, BRUGES AND BRUSSELS
DAY 1 :USA- Sweden
Depart from USA to Stockholm.
Day 2: Stockholm
Arrive in Stockholm, Sweden's stunning capital city, which spreads across 14 islands in Lake Mälaren, and connected by 57 bridges. Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by a Yona Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. (Please note usually check in at hotels are after 3:00 PM). Then by evening after dinner, have a panoramic night sightseeing of Stockholm with bus.
Day 3: Stockholm
Your introduction to Stockholm will begin with the city highlights. A driving tour will give you an overview of the most significant Stockholm landmarks: the Parliament building, and the Royal Dramatic theatre (outside). Then visit Stockholm’s “Royal Palace”. With its baroque facade, lavish Royal apartments, and impressive treasury, the Stockholm Royal Palace is everything you'd expect from a regal abode. At the City Hall, you will visit the famous Blue Hall and glistening Gold Hall where the Nobel Banquet is held each year. Then, you will walk through the narrow cobbled streets of the medieval Old Town (Gamla Stan). Later, during your leisure time, linger at one of Stockholm's many fine cafes. Afterward visit the Great Synagogue and the Jewish Museum. They feature unique objects and settings with links to the religion, tradition, and history of Jews in Sweden. After finishing the coach tour, embark on a tour of the city by water via a canal boat. Cruise around Djurgården and some of Stockholm's other central islands.
Day 4: Stockholm-Copenhagen
Today take a guided tour of the “Vasa Museum” home to the world's best-preserved 17th-century warship, which sat on the floor of Stockholm Harbor for more than 300 years. Then visit “Skansen open air museum”. Skansen is a favorite both among Stockholmers, and visitors passing through, and it’s a perfect family outing. This is the oldest open-air museum in the world with animals native to Scandinavia. Then we will transfer to the airport and fly to Denmark. Arrive in the lively Danish capital of Copenhagen. After dinner, you will transfer to your hotel. By evening, explore a café in the Nyhavn district, or stroll the Strøget pedestrian area and enjoy Denmark's renowned beers.
Day 5: Copenhagen
Today, get acquainted with the highlights of Copenhagen. View the renowned Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Art Museum and the National Museum. Aferwards, we will visit the charming and colorful 17th-century harbor area of Nyhavn and stunning Amalienborg Palace, winter residence of the Danish Royal Family. View the Gefion Fountain, the largest monument in the city and the iconic Little Mermaid statue. Hear how the small and elegant statue was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale. A sightseeing cruise is one of the best ways to get to know a new city. These pretty waterways weave through the history-steeped center, so every turn and twist reveals a new, photo-worthy sight. Enjoy the remainder of the afternoon at leisure to explore the city. Arrive at the hotel for shabbat preparation, praying, and dinner.
Day 6: Copenhagen
We will walk to Copenhagen synagogue for praying and visiting. Then by the afternoon, after Shabbat lunch, enjoy a walking tour of the surrounding area. By afternoon, have some rest before our very jampacked tour beginning next week.
Day 7: Copenhagen
Head out of Copenhagen for the day, visiting UNESCO World Heritage-listed “Kronborg Castle”, the sitting for Shakespeare's Hamlet. The next stop is the Frederiksborg Castle, the largest Renaissance-era castle in Scandinavia. Finally, you will finish the tour at the Viking Ship Museum. The Viking Ship Museum includes modern rebuilt models and excavated original ships from the time when the Vikings conquered much of Western Europe and ruled the North Atlantic. By evening, you can explore on your own the “Tivoli Garden,” one of the world’s oldest operating amusement parks
Day 8: Brussel
Leave Scandinavia and fly to the European country of Belgium. During our walking tour, visit the major historical sites of the center of Brussels: The Grand-Place and its surroundings, the Sablon and the Royal district. Discover the City Hall of Brussels, a masterpiece of municipal power. The tour demonstrates how the medieval commercial city was transformed by the neo-classical buildings and major construction projects of the nineteenth century into its present-day incarnation of a model European capital. After dinner transfer to your hotel.
Day 9: Bruges & Antwerp
Take a scenic drive through the Belgian and Flemish countryside. Today see the splendid sights of Belgium’s most beautiful town “Bruges”. On arrival, stroll the quaint cobbled streets of the UNESCO-listed city to Minnewater (Lake of Love). See Bruges from a different perspective during an idyllic boat tour of the city’s winding waterways. Next, immerse yourself in the historical charm of the “Antwerp” city. Accompanied by our guide, absorb the medieval majesty of Market Square; gaze at the beguiling beauty of Baroque facades created by treasured artist, Rubens; and marvel at the outstanding architecture of the Antwerp railway station. Visit the famous Diamond Pavilion. After dinner back to Brussels and the hotel.
Day 10: Brussel
Today visit the unique Atomium for panoramic views of the Belgian capital and tour its Art & Design. Then Explore Mini Europe’s miniature reproductions and live action models of European landmarks. Uncover the legends of the Battle of Waterloo from Brussels to Waterloo, the site of the bloody battle. Visit spots upon which the action occurred and hear of Napolean Bonaparte’s vicious defeat. See moving memorials that immortalize fallen soldiers and hear about the strategic plans the British employed to enjoy triumphant victory. Have some free time for shopping in Brussels. Afterwards, transfer to the hotel for dinner.
Day 11: Brussel -USA
We will transfer you to the airport. Our tour concludes, and we say goodbye to our new friends. You will be met and transferred to the airport for your return flight home. Begin planning your next trip with Yona Tours.
Special Price From NY 4900
From LA: $5200