Northern Europe and ScandinaviaEscape to the far reaches of the world to lands of myth and wonder. From cool capitals like Reykjavík and Helsinki to the peaceful landscapes of Finland, Northern Europe has it all. Cruise the North Atlantic to the Faroe Islands and Iceland, explore landscapes of inimitable beauty by land and sea, or go in search of the Northern Lights in Lapland.
Discover Northern Europe & Scandinavia
For an adventure-filled holiday, look no further than Finland. With an abundance of forests and nature, embrace the wilderness this beautiful country has to offer. In Rovaniemi stay in a glass igloo under the stars, visit a reindeer farm and embark on an exhilarating sleigh ride with huskies For a deep dive into culture, visit Helsinki's best landmarks including Temppeliaukion Church, Sibelius Monument and Oodi Library.
With epic landscapes of lava fields, quaint colourful fishing villages and modern cities, Iceland captivates all the senses. Visit breathtaking locations along the Icelandic coastline, enriched by local Viking legends and Icelandic literature shared by your expert guide. Be enchanted by the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Námaskard’s lava fields and the the ‘Waterfall of the Gods’, Goðafoss.
Vast fjords, spectacular geology and historic traditions, the Faroe Islands are a remarkable place to visit. Explore fishing towns rich in heritage, visit an old whaling station and Faroese churches. Geological masterpieces await at the southernmost island of the archipelago, Suðuroy. Glimpse spectacular basalt formations, common to the area.
Orkney Islands and Outer Hebrides
The remote Orkney and Outer Hebrides Islands are unmissable Scottish jewels. The Orkneys feature nature reserves, towering sandstone cliffs and a range of wildlife. Step into the past in the ancient Norse town of Kirkwall, peppered with Neolithic remains to discover.
With awe-inspiring locations such as Giant's Causeway, Slieve League Cliffs and Cliffs of Moher, Ireland has some of the most scenic coastlines in the world. Along with panoramic seascapes, visit the vibrant cities of Dublin, Belfast and Kilkenny. Delectable Irish cuisine and rich Celtic legends create traditions that are echoed through local life.
Aboard an intimate, ocean-going vessel, spend less time waiting to embark or disembark and dock right in the middle of a city or town, or jump aboard a Zodiac and head into remote locations. APT's expedition team are always on hand to ensure your safety, comfort and enjoyment.
By rail or road, these journeys visit the must-see-sights and some lesser-known gems in several countries. Limited to 40 guests, luxury accommodation awaits in central locations, as does dining in some of Europe's best setting.
Small Group Journeys
Our Small Group Journeys allow for a more intimate travel experience. Limited to groups of just 20 guests, you’ll explore places larger groups can’t access as well as gain a deeper connection with the culture or environment you're in, all with a personal touch.