Be treated to an elegant evening at the Russian ballet in the prestigious Hermitage Theatre
Journey down the Neva River to explore the grand Peterhof Park and Palace
Visit a traditional Estonian farmhouse for a cooking lesson and a hearty meal with local wine
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Indicates ships will stay in port either overnight or until 10pm
Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options
Arrive Stockholm and get to know your fellow travellers at a Welcome Dinner this evening.
Stay: 14 Nights: MS Island Sky
Tour the narrow, twisting cobblestone alleys of Stockholm's Old Town, discovering the medieval Royal Palace. Then pay a visit to the Vasa Museum on the nearby island of Djurgården. Following an afternoon tea at historic Sigtuna, return to your ship.
In the Finnish town of Mariehamn, maybe embark on a historic tour, seeing the 18th-century wooden houses, the open-air Jan Karlsgården Museum and the fortress ruins of Bomarsund. Alternatively, set out on a coastal hike through stunning scenery.
Perhaps enjoy a tour of sophisticated Helsinki, a well-known hotspot for art nouveau architecture and chic design studios. Visit Senate Square, Mannerheimintie and the Olympic Stadium. Alternatively explore Suomenlinna, a World Heritage-listed fortress that occupies six small islands.
Be treated to an elegant evening of Russian ballet at the prestigious Hermitage Theatre.
Embark upon a city tour, including the impressive 18th-century Peter and Paul Cathedral and St Isaac’s Cathedral. Discover the wonders of the Baroque-style State Hermitage Museum.
Visit the opulent Catherine Palace before boarding a hydrofoil for a journey down the Neva River to Peterhof Park and Palace. Stroll the Lower Park and see the Grand Cascade and the Grand Palace.
In Tallinn, visit Dome Hill, the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, the Town Hall Square, the Rotermann Quarter and Freedom Square. Otherwise, perhaps embark on a more active hike with your Expedition Team, or partake in a bicycle tour.
Today on Saaremaa Island, enjoy a visit to an Estonian farmhouse for a cooking lesson and traditional lunch matched with local wine. Alternatively, visit the nearby town of Kuressaare or take a guided nature tour of this picturesque Estonian island.
Visit the Gothic-style St Peter’s Church and admire the stunning views of the city, alternatively embark on a kayak journey through the city’s canals.
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of Riga, the Latvian capital, before a choice of sightseeing options.
Enjoy a walking tour taking in the 12th-century Kruttornet, and Botanical Gardens, or head to Graute Farm to learn about local rural life.
Arrive on Gotland Island today and be greeted by the World Heritage-listed walled town of Visby.
In Klaipeda you can set off on a tour including the Martynas Mazvydas Sculpture Park, home to more than 180 works of art, or discover the Plokstine nuclear missile launch site and visit the Cold War Museum.
Arrive in the old Hanseatic port of Gdansk. See the old quarter including the Gothic St Mary’s Church and the Artus Court. Visit Solidarity Square and the Angel of Freedom monument, before strolling the narrow cobbled streets of the Main Town.
Arrive on Bornholm Island and traverse the lush countryside for an afternoon of gourmet delights.
Visit Christianso Island and choose between learning about everyday life on the island; discovering the history of the island’s fortress; or embarking on a nature walk.
Arrive on Bornholm Island and traverse the lush countryside for an afternoon of gourmet delights. Enjoy strawberry wine, local sausages and a beer tasting.
Stopping in the Danish city of Helsingor, head for Kronborg Castle, which Shakespeare immortalised in his play, Hamlet. Later visit the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Tonight your ship will dock in Copenhagen allowing you to step ashore and enjoy a night at leisure.
Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your onward flight or extend your stay in Copenhagen, enquire for details.
Enjoy the services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team, as well as local guides
Enjoy complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board
All tipping, airport transfers, excursions and porterage are included for you
From the Australian Outback and Europe’s waterways to the icescapes of Antarctica and far beyond, we won’t just take you there, we’ll immerse you in the wonders of each and every place you visit