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With intriguing, diverse histories, strong cultural identities and stunning architectural gems, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia have much to tempt the visitor. Join us as we experience the breathtaking landscape, indulge in the deeply rooted traditional cultures, and try the many flavours of the local cuisines of these enigmatic regions. Warsaw is a city with an unforgettable atmosphere. Its historic palaces and churches, and bustling Old Town Centre with atmospheric alleys and cosy cafes are sure to make a lasting impression. Tallinn Helsinki ESTONIA LATVIA LITHUANIA Warsaw St. Petersburg Bucharest Riga Tallinn Tallinn’s compact, cultural and cobblestoned city centre has allowed modern culture to penetrate its medieval defensive walls. The Estonian capital is a glorious array of red roofs, church spires and delightful promenades. Stockholm NORWAY GERMANY POLAND BELARUS UKRAINE SLOVAKIA HUNGARY ROMANIA BULGARIA CZECH REPUBLIC FINLAND DENMARK Moscow Copenhagen Warsaw Sofia SWEDEN EaSTErn EuropE & SCanDinavia Copenhagen – pages 80 & 81 Eastern Europe & Scandinavia Discover the captivating and charismatic lands of Eastern Europe and the great kingdoms of Scandinavia. Moscow Set on the Moskva river, Moscow is home to some of the most recognisable sights in all of Russia. The Kremlin and Red Square characterise the city’s spirit and showcase memories of a communist past, whilst the wondrous St. Basil’s Cathedral epitomises Moscow’s majestic and mysterious personality. Copenhagen Brightly coloured housing along the waterfront illuminates the Danish capital’s origins as a Viking fishing village. Nowadays, Copenhagen’s cobbled streets and canals experience a livelier atmosphere with a range of shopping and highly regarded restaurants. See pages 73 to 85 for our collection of tours to Eastern Europe & Scandinavia... ? Did you know... The Midnight Sun The latitude of the Arctic circle is set by the ‘Midnight Sun’. In the summer, months go by without the sun setting and conversely in the winter, known as the ‘Polar Nights’, the sun never rises. Check out the local cuisine... Borscht A sharp soup with a primary ingredient of Beetroot, Borscht is popular throughout Eastern Europe. Plum Brandy Also known as ‘sivovitz’, this tipple is made from damson plums and primarily produced in Poland. It’s one of the most traditional liqueurs in Eastern Europe – definitely worth a try! RUSSIA 72 Call one of our helpful travel advisers now on 01709 385 673


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