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Luxury

Baltic Treasures with Russian Waterways

23 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUWB23
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

State Hermitage Without Crowds

Visit the State Hermitage in St Petersburg before it opens for the day and see the Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony.

A gourmet paradise

Experience the culinary highlights of Riga with one of Latvia's famous food bloggers, Signe Meirane.

Discover the nature of Finland

Spend a day in Nuuksio National Park and learn how to cook flamed salmon by open fire.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 17 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 52 meals
  • Beer, wine and soft drink included with lunch and dinner on board your cruise
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • 12 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EUWB23 2021
Moscow to Vilnius

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner, accompanied by Russian folklore entertainment.

Stay: Moscow, Hotel Baltschug Kempinksi

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  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided exploration of Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral. Later, perhaps tour a Cold War bunker or enjoy free time before exploring some of Moscow’s Metro stations. Later, board your river ship.

Stay: 10 Nights, MS Valentina

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Sunrise over the Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow Russia

Tour the Armoury Museum and venture inside the walls of the Kremlin, a fortified complex that was once the royal residence of the Tsars.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps gain an insight into the history of space exploration with a visit to the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, Alternatively, you can explore Tretyakov Art Gallery.


Today, choose from a collection of Freedom of Choice activities.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

On a guided tour, visit the Kremlin and the Church of St Demetrios on the Blood. Alternatively, you may wish to visit the Hydroelectric Station and Hydropower Engineering Museum.


Today, choose from a collection of Freedom of Choice activities.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Yaroslavl and set out on a fascinating sightseeing exploration.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock in Goritsy and visit the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake and its Museum of Icons. Later, cruise the White Lake.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Ornate onion domed spies of the orthodox church in Goritsy, Russia

Situated on Lake Onega, Kizhi Island is home to the Transfiguration Church, built in 1714 without a single nail.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After cruising through the night, dock in the village of Mandrogi, teeming with traditional houses.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Board a Hydrofoil and travel to Peterhof Palace for a guided tour. After lunch, see St Isaac’s Cathedral and the Nevsky Prospect then visit the Peter & Paul Fortress.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience a special tour before the museum is open to the public for the exclusive Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony. Later this evening, attend a private ballet performance at the iconic Hermitage Theatre.


Take a Hydrofoil ride to the State Hermitage, where you will enjoy your Signature Experiences.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View of state hermitage, Russia

Disembark for the final time. Tour Catherine Palace. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.

Stay: St Petersburg, Kempinski Hotel Moika 22

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take the high-speed Allegro train to Helsinki.

Stay: Three Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kamp

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  • Breakfast

Set out on a private guided tour of Helsinki’s best sites. Take an insider’s access to Temppeliaukio, the famous ‘Rock Church’, visit the Helsinki Central Library Oodi and wander through the 100-year-old Hakaniemi Market Hall. This evening, head to an island for dinner at a local restaurant.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Spend a day in stunning Nuuksio National Park and cook salmon by an open fire, followed by lunch at a Lappish-style teepee.


Sip wild herb tea accompanied by a Sámi singer. You can also take a guided educational walk, sit back and relax, or play a game of Mölkky.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Relax as you enjoy a ferry ride across the Baltic Sea to Estonia’s Tallinn. To help make the journey an enjoyable one, you will enjoy the benefits of travelling in the Business Lounge on the ferry, which offers more luxurious seating, as well as food and drinks in the buffet.

Stay: Two Nights, Tallinn, Schlössle Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you will embark on a guided city discovery of Tallinn. Along the way, you'll visit Tallinn’s Raeapteek, one of Europe’s oldest continuously running pharmacies, in business since the 15th century.

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  • Breakfast

On your way to Latvia, visit Pärnu, known for its 19th-century timber villas and Pärnu Beach. Tonight's dining experience is at your hotel's restaurant, serving fine Mediterranean cuisine with a touch of nostalgic Latvian flavours.

Stay: Cēsis, Villa Santa Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Stop in Sigulda to visit to the Turaida Museum Reserve, which houses Turaida Stone Castle. Afterwards, see Sigulda's bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track, before arriving in Riga.

Stay: Two Nights, Riga, Grand Hotel Kempinski

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Explore Riga’s culinary highlights with one of Latvia’s most famous food bloggers.


After exploring Riga, savour lunch at the Beer Embassy, including a tasting.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Travel to Siauliai and stop at the Hill of Crosses. Later, arrive in Vilnius.

Stay: Two Nights, Vilnius, Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Today, visit Trakai Island Castle or embark on a Soviet exploration.


Tour Vilnius and discover the Old Town. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.

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  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight.

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Travel & Accommodation

Exterior of the Ms Valentina

Cruise Russia in Style

Take in breathtaking scenery as you glide your way through Russia on our stylish and comfortable river ship.

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In the heart of the Old Town

Stay in the Lithuanian capital's Cathedral Square and take in breathtaking views of the Old Town.

Everything in walking distance

Stay two night's in the heart of the Latvian city Riga, fantastic proximity to sightseeing highlights.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.