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Scandinavian Capitals & St Petersburg - Fred Olsen

Scandinavian Capitals & St Petersburg - Fred Olsen

From exploring Copenhagen's eclectic attractions to admiring Riga's diverse architecture; from coming face to face with the Scream in Oslo to discovering Tallinn's UNESCO-listed Old Town - don't miss attractions spear everywhere you look.

Do not forget the impressive Stockholm Archipelago and an overnight stay in St Petersburg too.

DAY ONE

Your door to door service will transfer you to Dover to board the Black Watch for your cruise

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DAY TWO

At sea

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DAY THREE

This morning we arrive in Copenhagen which has something for everyone, from the imposing Christiansborg and Amalienborg Palaces to the vibrant cafes and shopping outlets, lining the pedestrian streets of Stroget, not forgetting Nyhavn, the pretty waterfront district, and of course no visit would be complete without a photo stop of the iconic Little Mermaid statue

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DAY FOUR

At sea

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DAVE FIVE

Cruise through Stockholm ARchipelago, this impressive unique network of nearly 30,000 islands, islets and rocks each with its own character is close to the Swedish capital yet it will feel a world away from anything you will have experienced before. We arrive in Stockholm, which combines the classic and the contemporary, whilst it has a collection of historic palaces and museums it is also a buzzing metropolis full of trendy cafes, fashionable boutiques and sleek, modern architecture. High up on the 'must visit' list are Gamla Stan, the charming old town district, the beautiful Drottingholm Palace and ABBA Museum

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DAY SIX

We arrive late morning in Tallinn, Estonia. Tallinn appears like a fairytale wonderland with its UNESCO listed Old Town, picturesque churches and cobbled streets. The oldest part is the medieval Toompea Hill where the remains of the city hall can be viewed. Other highlights include the striking Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Kadriorg Palace and the Kumu Art Museum.

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DAY SEVEN

Today we arrive in St Peterburg, a culture rich, lavish and stylish city. Amongst the elegant streets and curving canals, the overwhelming beauty extends from the unmistakeable structures; Peterhof Palace, the Hermitage Museum and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood and the world famous jewelled eggs on display at the Faberge Museum

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DAY EIGHT

You will have another day in St Petersburg to explore at your own pace

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DAY NINE

At sea

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DAY TEN

This morning we arrive at Riga, Latvia, home to historic castles, beautiful churches and houses inspired by a diverse range of architectural styles. Riga is one of the area's 'must visit' destinations. Wonder at the iconic Freedom Monument, a superb photo opportunity, explore Town Hall Square, sample the Latvian tipple, Black Balsarn and some local culinary specialities or tour the beach resort of Jurmala.

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DAY ELEVEN

Our next stop is Klaipeda, Lithuania, situated at the mouth of the Dane River - Klaipeda has an intriguing history, having changed hands several times over the years. Its colourful past is evident in the architecture of the Old Town where influences come from far and wide, elsewhere, savour the Taravos Aike Sculpture in Theatre Square, explore the diverse range of museums or tour the UNESCO listed Curonian Spit

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DAY TWELVE

At sea

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DAY THIRTEEN

Today we arrive in Oslo, Norway - the aesthetic pleasure throughout Norway's welcoming capital appear endless. The Vieland Sculpture Park, Polor Ship Museum, Nobel Peace Centre, Akersus Fortress and National GAllery feature at the top of the list ensuring there is something fascinating to explore with every turn. Venture further afield and you will find forests, hills, lakes, lush green valleys and diverse fauna awaiting your discovery.

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DAY FOURTEEN

At sea

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DAY FIFTEEN

This morning we cruise back to Newcastle for your door to door service home.

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B=Breakfast Included, L=Lunch Included, D=Dinner Included

FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINES - BALMORAL

The Balmoral is named after the Cottish home of the Royal Family and is a classically styled ship, smaller than most cruise ships today there are 710 cabins and suites and generous public space for guests to board.  Facilities include, restaurants, bars, cafes, show lounge and theatre, room service, library, swimming pool, jacuzzis, beauty salon, gaming tables, internet room and launderette.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door service from your home to the port and back

Accommodation in comfortable cabins with ensuite facilities, TV, air conditioning and safe

All meals throughout the cruise from five course 'A la Carte' dining to casual buffets and late night snacks

Daily activities and lectures

Varied evening entertainment

Complimentary tea & coffee in cabins and other selected areas

Captain's Welcome and Farewell parties

 

NOT INCLUDED:

Shore excursions - this leaves clients to choose their own excursions, full details will be sent in advance of each cruise

Crew Gratuities - An amount will be suggested on board but this can be varied at clients discretion

 

SUPPLEMENTS:

£1500 single cabin supplement

£480 per person Ocean view picture window cabin

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop
Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Chester Services Chester, Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Station
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Flint, Jones Motors Flint, Jones Motors
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Home Pick Up Home Pick Up
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
Llandudno Mostyn Broadway Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites

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