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Luxury

Wonders of Scandinavia with Russian Waterways

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Trip Code: EUWS28
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

An Orchard with a View

In Norway, visit an orchard situated on the edge of a pristine fjord. After a tour, morning tea will be served.

Stunning Geiranger Fjord

Explore Geiranger Fjord with a cruise, a trip up Dalsnibba Mountain and a drive along Trollstiegen

Ride Flåm Railway

Step aboard the Flåm Railway for a journey on one of Europe’s most scenic railways

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 18 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in four locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 63 meals
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Expert APT Tour and Cruise Directors
  • 17 nights luxury land accommodation

Map & Itinerary

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Russia Map EUWS28 2019

Moscow to Copenhagen

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.

Stay: Moscow, Hotel Baltschug Kempinksi

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Embark on a tour that includes Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral. Afterwards, board your river ship.

Stay: 10 Nights, MS Valentina

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Take a guided tour of the Armoury Museum within the walls of the Kremlin, a historic fortified complex that was once the royal residence of the Czars (Tsars).

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Discover the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, located at the base of a 100-metre titanium obelisk. Or explore the Tretyakov Art Gallery.


Choose how to spend your day by selecting your preferred activity.

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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.


Dock in the Golden Ring city of Uglich, where you will set off on your chosen experience.

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Arrive in Yaroslavl, which traces its roots back to the Vikings.

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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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Situated on Lake Onega, Kizhi Island is home to some of Russia’s most amazing wooden architecture. Marvel at the Transfiguration Church, built in 1714 without nails.

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

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Dock in St Petersburg today. During a tour visit St Isaac’s Cathedral, the Nevsky Prospect and the Peter and Paul Fortress. Travel to Peterhof Palace for a tour.

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  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At the State Hermitage, experience a special tour before the museum is open for the exclusive Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Delight in a breathtaking private ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre, one of the oldest theatres in St Petersburg.


Take a Hydrofoil ride to the State Hermitage where an exclusive experience has been arranged.

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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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Take the high-speed Allegro train to Helsinki.

Stay: Two Nights, Helsinki, Hotel Kämp

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Today a guided tour takes you to sights including the Temppeliaukio Rock Church.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Cook salmon by an open fire followed by lunch at a Lappish-style teepee. Enjoy wild herb tea accompanied by a Sami singer.


Spend a day in Nuuksio National Park, where an authentic encounter has been arranged. Then fly to Stockholm for your two nights stay.

Stay: Two Nights, Stockholm, Grand Hotel

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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. Or explore Uppsala during a walking tour.


Discover Stockholm on a city tour, including a visit to the Vasa Ship Museum. Later, choose your activity.

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  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Maybe take a guided Moose Safari. Head off on a nature hike keeping a close watch for moose and other animals. Return to camp for an outdoor dinner. Alternatively, you may prefer to embark on a guided Beaver Safari during which you’ll cruise a lake, followed by an outdoor dinner. Those who prefer to stay in can enjoy a relaxing spa experience and dinner within the hotel.


Visit Sigtuna, Sweden’s oldest town which features a medieval town square, low built wooden houses, old church ruins and runic stones. Upon arrival at Färna Herrgård in Sweden, choose your evening activity.

Stay: Färna Herrgård and Spa

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Today leave Sweden behind, as you enter Norway and head to the Capital, Oslo.

Stay: Oslo, Grand Hotel

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Enjoy a city tour, including a visit to the Kon-Tiki Museum, which details the expeditions of Thor Heyerdahl, including Kon-Tiki, Easter Island and Tùcume. Then fly to Ålesund.

Stay: Ålesund, Hotel Brosundet

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On your way to Geiranger, journey on the Trollstiegen road, one of the most scenic roads in the world.

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

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Subject to weather conditions, delight in a visit to Dalsnibba Mountain. Afterwards, take a cruise on Geiranger Fjord. Be astounded by the deep blue waters of this UNESCO-protected area, engulfed by majestic mountain peaks.

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

Stay: Flåm, Fretheim Hotel

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Visit the village of Gudvangen, where you will enjoy a relaxing cruise on Nærøyfjord, a sublime fjord that is surrounded by towering mountains up to 1,700 metres high. Take a ride on the Flåm Railway, a mountainous rail line often considered to be one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world.

Stay: Lofthus, Hotel Ullensvang

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Enjoy a cruise on the pristine Hardangerfjord, the fourth longest fjord in the world, then visit a fjordside fruit farm, in the area known as ‘Norway’s fruit orchard’, where you will stop for afternoon tea.

Stay: Two Nights, Bergen, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

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Enjoy time to explore the wondrous city of Bergen, surrounded by spectacular mountains and fjords.

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Take an included flight to Copenhagen in Denmark.

Stay: Two Nights, Copenhagen, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

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Join a local guide and tour Copenhagen. Admire Amalienborg Palace, originally built in the 1750s and is still the prime residence of the Danish Royal Family. Tonight at the beautiful Tivoli Gardens, enjoy a delicious Farewell dinner in this majestic setting.

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Transfer to the airport.

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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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Retreat into nature

Stay close to wilderness and wildlife at this country manor, and enjoy spa experiences along with delicious cuisine

A Grand Experience

Overlooking the Royal Palace and Stockholm's old town, stay at the Grand Hotel Stockholm for a memorable experience

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.