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Norwegian Fjords & Baltics

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Trip Code: NOBITS29
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Europe Map NOBITS29 2018

Tromso to Stockholm

Reverse Trip

Arrive in Tromso and embark your small ship. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: 28 Nights: aboard the MS Island Sky

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Enjoy a full day to explore the Lofoten Islands. This morning stop at Reine, located at the outermost of the Lofoten Islands then onwards to Sund, to visit a Blacksmith at the Fishery Museum. Continue across the Lofoten Islands to Borg to a Viking Museum, featuring recreations of Viking homes. Enjoy lunch before traveling to Svolvær where you rejoin your ship.

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Cruise past Vikingen and see the Arctic Circle monument. Sail through Bronnoysund and admire Mount Torghatten, one of the most famous landmarks on the Norwegian coast. At this magnificent site, you will have a choice of guided walks, including one walk that takes you to view the legendary ‘hole’ in the mountain.

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In Trondheim visit the world’s oldest open-air museum, the Norwegian Folk Museum. Learn about local life from the 16th century.

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Arrive at the village of Olden and pass beautiful lakes on the way to the spectacular Briksdal Glacier. Take in the awe-inspiring spectacle from a nearby lookout.

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Absorb the stunning scenery in and around Bygstad then continue to the open-air Sunnfjord Museum, home to antiquarian buildings set in an authentic cultural landscape that displays a variety of building techniques and traditions from the 16th through the 19th century. After stopping to explore, a particularly picturesque drive takes you to the stunning region of Norway known as ‘waterfall country’.

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Cruise Sognefjord, Norway’s largest fjord and the third longest in the world. Continue on to World Heritage-listed Naeroyfjord. Tonight spend a relaxed evening in Flåm.

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Embark on one of Europe’s most scenic and steepest rail journeys along the Flåm Railway as you rise to 850 metres above sea level. After lunch, traverse the remote countryside on the way to Undredal.

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Embark on a guided sightseeing tour of the Bergen old quarter, with its quaint wooden houses and cobbled streets. Visit the home of Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard Grieg. Enjoy a private recital of some of Grieg’s classical masterpieces.

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Dock in the town of Rosendal, located on Hardangerfjord, and travel to the village of Sunndal. Walk to the serenely captivating Bondhus Lake, surrounded by a stunning backdrop of fjords and mountains.

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Today choose between taking a hike to the stunning lookout at Pulpit Rock, or embarking on a scenic cruise through Lysefjord followed by a walk through Stavanger, visiting the Canning Museum.

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Board a canal boat and travel along one of the most beautiful waterways – the Telemark Canal. Carved into the rock over a century ago, the canal connects the coast of Telemark with the Norwegian interior through a series of locks and canals.

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On a tour of Oslo wander amid more than 200 sculptures at Vigeland Sculpture Park, then continue to the Viking Ship Museum. This afternoon, visit the Norsk Folkemuseum, one of the largest open-air museums in Europe.

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Enjoy a tour of Marstrand. See the impressive 17th-century Carlsten Fort, then sail towards Skagen where you have a choice of tours. Travel to the northern tip of Denmark, to a sandbar between the Kattegat and the Skagerak seas, known as Grenen. Alternatively, take part in a walking tour along the waterfront and through the city's cobblestone streets. Both tours visit the Skagen Museum, which tells the history of the town's artist colony.

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Your ship will be docked in Copenhagen today giving you the chance to enjoy a city tour taking in the wonderful bridge-spanned canals, copper-roofed buildings and manicured parks. Continue to Amalienborg Palace, the prime residence of Princess Mary’s Danish Royal Family. Perhaps you may like to take the opportunity to further explore this vibrant city tonight and maybe visit a local restaurant.

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Stopping in the Danish city of Helsingor, head for Kronborg Castle, immortalised by Shakespeare in his play, Hamlet. Admire views over Oresund, and visit the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

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Arrive on 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. Later visit Bornholm Island and traverse the lush countryside for an afternoon of gourmet delights.

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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.

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Founded in 1252, Klaipeda was almost destroyed during World War II. Here, perhaps set off on a sightseeing tour to the Martynas Mazvydas Sculpture Park. Alternatively, discover the underground Soviet base and visit the Cold War Museum.

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Arrive on Gotland Island today and perhaps enjoy a walking tour taking in the 12th-century Kruttornet, and Botanical Gardens. Or head to Graute Farm to learn about local rural life. Then sample saffron pancakes and visit the Old Town.

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Select from two sightseeing options in Riga. Perhaps wander the cobbled streets of the historic centre, visiting the beautiful Gothic-style St Peter’s Church and perhaps admire the stunning views from the observation platform. Alternatively, embark on a kayaking journey through the city’s stunning network of canals.

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Today on Saaremaa Island, visit an Estonian farmhouse for a cooking lesson and traditional lunch. Alternatively visit the town of Kuressaare, or take nature tour to discover the island's rich bird-life.

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In Tallinn, you can visit Dome Hill, the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, the Rotermann Quarter and Freedom Square. Otherwise, embark on hike with your Expedition Team, or take a bicycle tour.

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Visit Catherine Palace before a journey down the Neva River to Peterhof Park and Palace. Stroll the Lower Park and see the Grand Cascade and the Grand Palace.

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On a tour, see Peter and Paul Cathedral, St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Baroque-style State Hermitage Museum. Tonight, be treated to an elegant evening of Russian ballet at the prestigious Hermitage Theatre.

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Perhaps enjoy a tour of sophisticated Helsinki, a well-known hotspot for art nouveau architecture and chic design studios. Alternatively, explore Suomenlinna, a World Heritage-listed fortress.

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In the Finnish town of Mariehamn, embark on a tour, seeing the 18th-century wooden houses, the open-air Jan Karlsgården Museum and the fortress ruins of Bomarsund. Alternatively, take a coastal hike.

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Tour Stockholm's Old Town, Royal Palace and the Vasa Museum. Enjoy an afternoon tea at the historic town of Sigtuna.

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Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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