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Luxury

Baltics and Norwegian Fjords

Stockholm to Tromso
27 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NOBHST27
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Trip Highlights

Explore the Lofoten Islands

Enjoy a full day to explore the fascinating islands of the picturesque Lofoten Archipelago

Ride Flåm Railway

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

A night of Russian ballet

Be treated to an elegant evening at the Russian ballet in the prestigious Hermitage Theatre

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 30 destinations
  • Services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
  • 26 nights aboard the MS Hebridean Sky
  • Finest dining - a total of 70 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Scandinavia Map NOBHST27 2019

Stockholm to Tromso

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

Arrive by midday and enjoy an afternoon tour of Stockholm’s sights before being transferred to your small ship. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

Stay: 26 Nights, MS Hebridean Sky

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In the Finnish town of Mariehamn, maybe embark on a historic tour, seeing the 18th-century wooden houses and open-air Jan Karlsgården Museum. Alternatively, set out on a coastal walk through stunning scenery.


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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps enjoy a tour of Helsinki, well-known for art nouveau architecture and chic design studios. Visit Senate Square and Mannerheimintie. Alternatively explore Suomenlinna, a World Heritage-listed fortress that occupies six small islands.


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  • Breakfast
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  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, be treated to an elegant evening of Russian ballet during a private APT performance at the prestigious Hermitage Theatre.


Board a coach this morning and discover the wonders of the Baroque-style State Hermitage Museum. Later, visit the opulent Catherine Palace.

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  • Dinner

This morning visit the impressive 18th-century Peter and Paul Cathedral and St Isaac’s Cathedral before visiting the beautiful Peterhof Park and Palace. Stroll the Lower Park and see the Grand Cascade and the Grand Palace.

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps explore the two-tiered Old Town visiting Dome Hill for views over the countless spires and winding cobblestone streets and the nearby medieval Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin. Next stop at the heart of Tallinn, Rotermann Quarter, a fascinating architectural area where old meets new and reinvigorated industrial buildings stand next to chic modern architecture. Otherwise, embark on a walk with your Expedition Team, or partake in a bicycle tour.


Today you can decide how to experience Tallinn.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Maybe visit the town of Kuressaare or take a nature tour to discover the island’s diverse flora and fauna.


Arrive in Parnu and embark on a guided tour of this harbour city. Visit Parnu Museum followed by a walk through the old town. Alternatively, visit a Nordic vineyard and truffle workshop and earn about the production and then experience the making of hand-made chocolate truffles.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps wander the cobblestone 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 journey through the city’s stunning network of canals.


Select from two sightseeing options in Rīga.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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.


Arrive on the beautiful Gotland Island today and be greeted by the World Heritage-listed walled town of Visby.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

In Klaipėda, perhaps set off on a sightseeing tour to the Martynas Mažvydas Sculpture Park, home to more than 180 works of art. Alternatively, discover the underground Soviet base containing the Plokstine nuclear missile launch site whose range is said to have covered all of Europe and visit the Cold War Museum.


Founded in 1252, Klaipėda was almost destroyed during World War II.

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  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Visit Solidarity Square, before strolling the narrow cobbled streets of the Main Town or embark on a guided kayak tour.


Arrive in the old Hanseatic port of Gdańsk. See the old quarter including the Gothic St Mary’s Church and the Artus Court.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Arrive on Bornholm Island and traverse the lush countryside for a morning of gourmet delights.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Later visit Christiansø Island and choose between learning about everyday life on the island; discovering the story of 300 cannonballs and 300 bombs in four hours as you tour the island’s fortress; or embarking on a nature walk.


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 fascinating narrow cobbled streets of the Main Town.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Copenhagen and enjoy a full day to explore. Your ship will be docked in town 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 the Danish Royal Family.

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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

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.


Enjoy a choice of tours this morning. Both tours visit the Skagen Museum, which tells the history of the artist’s colony that was popular here between 1870 and 1930. Reboard your ship and sail towards Marstrand and see the impressive 17th-century Carlsten Fort.

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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 which houses one of the world’s best preserved Viking ships. This afternoon, visit the Norsk Folkemuseum, one of the largest open-air museums in Europe. The museum shows how the people of Norway lived across the centuries from 1500 until today and is sure to inspire your imagination as you hear the stories of the Norse history.

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Leave your small ship behind to board a canal boat and travel along one of the most beautiful waterways in the world, 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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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Today choose between taking a hike with your Expedition Team to the stunning lookout at Pulpit Rock, or stay aboard for a scenic cruise through Lysefjord, followed by a walk through the streets of Stavanger.


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Dock in the small town of Rosendal, set on the shore of Hardangerfjorden. From here, drive alongside the fjord towards Maurangerfjord, taking in an idyllic and peaceful part of Norway. See farms dotted along the fjord, where the fertile land offers a great harvest and feed for their animals. In the distance, keep an eye out for Bondhusbrea (the arm of Folgefonna Glacier). Continue on to the small village of Sunndal and set out on an invigorating walk to the picturesque and serenely captivating Bondhus Lake, surrounded by a stunning backdrop of fjords and mountains. Take some time to capture the picture-perfect vistas reminiscent of a fairytale storybook. Afterwards, return to your ship in time for a delicious dinner.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a private recital of some of Edvard Grieg’s most well-known classical masterpieces.


Spend the day in the lovely World Heritage-listed city of Bergen, home to one of the world’s oldest symphony orchestras. Embark on a guided sightseeing tour of the old quarter, with its quaint wooden houses and charming cobbled streets. You will also visit the home of Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard Grieg.

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Spend today cruising the majestic fjords of Norway, sailing through Sognefjord, the country’s largest fjord and the third longest in the world. Continue on to World Heritage-listed Nærøyfjord, lined by rugged mountain peaks, tumbling waterfalls and emerald valleys, stunning views abound. Tonight enjoy a relaxed evening in Flåm as your small ship docks in port overnight.

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Embark on one of Europe’s most scenic rail journeys along the Flåm Railway. Glide through countryside set more than 850 metres above sea-level. Then, after lunch, traverse spectacularly remote countryside on the way to Undredal, a fanciful village on the beautiful Aurlandsfjord.

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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 to 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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Arrive at the village of Olden and pass beautiful lakes on the way to the spectacular Briksdal Glacier. Walk to the viewing point, where you will take in the awe-inspiring spectacle. Later sail into Nordfjord, which cuts its way inland to the mighty icefields of the Jostedal Glacier.

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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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FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

You have a choice of guided walks, including one walk that takes you to view the legendary ’hole’ in the mountain.


Sail through Bronnoysund and admire breathtaking Mount Torghatten, one of the most famous landmarks on the Norwegian coast. After a guided walk, return to your ship for dinner and cruise past Vikingen and see the Arctic Circle monument.

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Signature Experience

Enjoy a full day to explore the Lofoten Islands.


Stop at Reine, located at the outermost of the islands then sail onwards to Sund, to visit a blacksmith’s workshop at the Fishery Museum. Continue across the Lofoten Islands stopping at Borg to visit a Viking Museum, featuring recreations of Viking homes. Enjoy lunch in stunning natural surrounds before traveling to Svolvær where you rejoin your ship for a Farewell Dinner back aboard.

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

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Travel & Accommodation

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Expedition Leader and Team

Enjoy the services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team, as well as local guides

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Small Ship Privilege & Access

With only 59 suites, our ships allow you to venture where larger vessels cannot for greater exploration

All-inclusive lifestyle

Enjoy an all-inclusive lifestyle, with sightseeing, meals, onboard beverages, tipping and port charges taken care of

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