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Luxury

Wonders of Scandinavia with Russian Waterways

Bergen to Moscow
28 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EUWRS28
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 18 destinations
  • 17 nights' luxury land accommodation and 10 nights on a stylish river ship
  • Freedom of Choice Inclusions
  • A total of 61 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
  • Indulge in a seafood dinner at Bergen’s Cornelius, located on its own island
  • Visit a reindeer farm in Finland’s Nuuksio National Park

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2022 EUWRS28
Bergen to Moscow

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™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Arrive in Bergen and be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Bergen, Hotel Norge by Scandic

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, dine at Cornelius and learn how his family established one of Norway’s best seafood restaurants, with superb views of the fjord and surrounding mountains.


Enjoy time to explore Bergen, surrounded by spectacular mountains and fjords. Tonight, a special Signature Experience awaits.

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  • Dinner

Visit a fjordside fruit farm, where you will stop for morning tea. Afterwards, enjoy a cruise on the pristine Hardangerfjord, the fourth longest in the world, before arriving in Lofthus, where your room looks out to the fjord.

Stay: Lofthus, Hotel Ullensvang

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  • Dinner
A couple taking a selfie overlooing harbour, Norway

Board a Naeroyfjord cruise while surrounded by towering peaks. Later, ride the Flam Railway and be spellbound by the scenery.

Stay: Flam, Fretheim Hotel

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  • Dinner

Travel to Geiranger, stopping along the way at Briksdal Glacier. Ride to the glacier in a ‘troll car’ and enjoy lunch.

Stay: Two Nights, Geiranger, Hotel Union in a Fjord View Room

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  • Lunch
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Subject to weather conditions, delight in a visit to Dalsnibba Mountain. Afterwards, take a cruise on Geiranger Fjord and absorb some of the most stunning mountainous scenes.

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  • Breakfast
Geiranger Fjord in Norway with sunset.

Today journey to Lillehammer, a popular ski resort town in Norway. Postcard-perfect scenes abound: picture towering mountains and thick forests. Lillehammer is also a fascinating cultural hotspot, where art galleries, Olympic Park and the famous open-air Maihaugen Folk Museum reveal the many layers to this small town.

Stay: Scandic Lillehammer Hotel

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Travel to Oslo and embark on a city exploration. Your luxurious hotel first opened its doors in 1874.

Stay: Two Nights, Oslo, Radisson Plaza Hotel

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  • Dinner

A morning sightseeing tour will take you to Oslo’s most famous sights, including the Vigeland Sculpture Park. Afterwards, visit the Holmenkollen ski jump. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

You might like to head out on a guided moose safari nature hike. Alternatively, embark on a guided beaver safari, including a lake cruise. Both options include an outdoor dinner.


In Farna Herrgard, select your activity.

Stay: Farna Herrgard & Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, visit Sigtuna, Sweden’s oldest town. Founded in the 10th century, this charming town features a medieval square, low-built wooden houses, old church ruins and runic stones. Later tonight, sit down to dinner at a renowned local restaurant.

Stay: Two Nights, Stockholm, Grand Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Lovers of literature might like to tour locations mentioned in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo books and films. Foodies can visit Gamla Stan market halls and dining hot spots.


Take a guided discovery of Stockholm, including a visit to the Vasa Ship Museum. Later, set out on your chosen activity.

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Fly to Helsinki and enjoy the afternoon at leisure.

Stay: Three Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kamp

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  • Breakfast

Set out on a guided tour of Helsinki’s best sites. Explore Temppeliaukio (the famous ‘Rock Church’), visit Oodi, the Helsinki Central Library, 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 Nuuksio National Park. Visit the Haltia nature centre then head to a reindeer farm.


After a special experience enjoy afternoon tea in a Lappish style kota hut.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Farewell Finland and board the Allegro high-speed train to St Petersburg.

Stay: St Petersburg, Kempinski Hotel Moika 22

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  • Dinner

Embark on a city exploration, where you will see attractions such as St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Nevsky Prospect and Palace Square. You will also visit Peter and Paul Fortress, as well as the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Afterwards, take a guided tour of the imperial estate, Peterhof Palace, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. Later, the time has come to board your river ship.

Stay: 10 Nights, MS Valentina

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Here, go inside before the museum is open to the public and take in the exclusive Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony. Acquired by Catherine the Great, the Peacock Clock is a large automated clock featuring three life-sized mechanical birds.


Take a Hydrofoil ride on the Neva River to the State Hermitage, the second-largest art museum in the world and home to Russia’s royal art collection of more than three million works. After your Signature Experience here, tour the museum. Spend the afternoon at leisure. For something special this evening, appreciate Russia's arts scene and attend a private ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, one of the oldest theatres in St Petersburg.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Join a discovery of the lavish Catherine Palace and grounds, constructed in the 18th century as a summer palace for the Empress. Alternatively, you may wish to visit the Faberge Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of pieces by Peter Carl Faberge.


After breakfast today, head out to enjoy your chosen activity.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After cruising through the night, dock in Mandrogi, located within a dense forest on the banks of the Svir River. Famous for its towering churches, most of Mandrogi was bombed by German forces in World War II. Here, visit the Vodka Museum that houses more than 3,000 different varieties, then spend time at leisure to look around the village.

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Situated on Lake Onega, Kizhi is home to some of Russia’s iconic wooden architecture. Once declared a parish centre for the Russian Orthodox Church in the 16th century, it survived a rebellion until the 1950s, when most of the island’s residents left, leaving behind impressive wooden relics. Explore the open-air museum and marvel at the World Heritage-listed Transfiguration Church, built in 1714 without the use of a single nail.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Visit the Monastery of St Cyril on the White Lake and its Museum of Icons. Alternatively, take a walking tour of Goritsy, including a visit to a local school.


Today cruise onto the White Lake, then dock in Goritsy, a peaceful farming town. Here, set out on your preferred activity.

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  • Dinner

Make a stop in the historic Golden Ring city, Yaroslavl. Founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise in 1010, this is one of Russia’s oldest cities, tracing its origins back to the Vikings. Here, a sightseeing exploration illuminates the city’s history through its glorious architecture, including Spassky Monastery and the Church of Elia the Prophet.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

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


Dock in another Golden Ring city, Uglich, where you can pick the sightseeing that best suits you.

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Dock in Moscow this afternoon as you arrive at your final destination on this journey. Enjoy an insightful guided exploration of Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral.

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  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps gain an insight into the history of space exploration with a visit to the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, situated at the base of a 100-metre titanium obelisk. Alternatively, explore Tretyakov Art Gallery, Russia’s national gallery.


On a guided tour of the Armoury Museum, venture inside the walls of the Kremlin, a historic fortified complex that was once the royal residence of the Tsars. Later, you will have a choice of sightseeing.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Large convent with gold turrets, Russia

Set out on a morning discovery that allows you to marvel at some of Moscow’s unique Metro stations, which feature chandeliers and marble statues. Later, perhaps tour a Cold War bunker or enjoy free time to explore Moscow. An evening of fun awaits at tonight's farewell dinner, where traditional Russian folklore performers will dazzle you.

Stay: Moscow, Hotel Baltschug Kempinksi

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your journey ends today. Be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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