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Beautiful Tallinn has been war torn throughout history, so it won't surprise you it is riddled with tunnels. Kiek In De Kök. The tunnels are full of stories that your guide will reveal. Although most of the men walked round in T shirts, the ladies wore blankets supplied on the way in. It is cold underground. FRED OLSEN BALTIC CRUISE MARELLA...
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One could bravely suggest Helsinki is always on a Baltic Cruise itinerary, but is that always the case? Well, more often than not it is. It is a small city with a great shopping centre near to the port, so those who love to shop are catered for. Those who want to see what is on the suggested highlights...
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Skagen is one of the cleanest places you will ever visit, the most popular holiday place in Denmark, and yet so clean. It's sheer beauty and cleanliness divulge a culture of people that have it inbred not to drop litter or cigarette ends, but to create and colour their world with the use of the sun most months of...
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A statue you might miss off your list, Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid, is far from Disney's image and there is a copy much nearer as we show at the end of our Hans Christian Andersen film. First published in 1837 the fairy tale has been adapted by many including Disney, but it was written by the Danish author Hans...
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This is one of the oldest running wooden roller coasters in the world. It was built in 1914 and is one of Tivoli's most popular rides. It is suitable for all ages but young children must be accompanied by an adult - and you really feel the surge in your stomach. It is to this day still the most...
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The Teddy Bear Museum in Skagen is in the shadow of the large round red brick observation tower, that looks like a water tower, and opposite Ancher's House. It is an easy walk from the harbour, easier to cycle. The Teddy Bear museum opened in 1998 and is the only one in all Scandinavia. It is fun, and can...
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Given the King granted permission to open Tivoli Gardens in 1843, it is unlikely they used the name because it spelt I LOV IT backwards, but just about every kid of every age does - love it. These wonderful gardens inspired Hans Christian Andersen to write the Nightingale. The Park has had an entrance fee since it opened, and highlights have...
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The Old Town of Copenhagen has a number of free walks, you just tip the guide.Copenhagen is on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager and linked to Malmo in southern Sweden by the Öresund Bridge. The historic center, contains Frederiksstaden, an 18th-century rococo district, it is all revealed in the walking tour. Our film below takes you on the...
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Stockholm is famous for 3 things, Abba, Ikea and Nobel. The Nobel Peace prize is still presented in Stockholm each year, and there is a Nobel Museum. There is also an Abba Museum which is fantastic. Ikea do not have a museum to our knowledge, not yet!Stockholm Old Town Map Stockholm Printable Tourist Map Stockholm OLD TOWN is both pleasant and easy...
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Though it is said to be famous for 3 things, Abba, Ikea and Nobel, the Changing of the Guard to the music of a Swedish Armed Forces marching band at the palace is a spectacle. It is easy to find as it is inside the main palace and can be combined with a leisurely walk round the 13th century...