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APT - Baltic Treasures with Russian Waterways

23 Day Baltic Treasures with Russian Waterways

Baltic Treasures with Russian Waterways

Days: 23

From: Moscow to Vilnius

Countries Visited: Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Code: euwb23

Our Price (from): $15,087 pp

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Itinerary


1. Arrive Moscow
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

2. Moscow
This morning, embark on a tour that includes Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer. You'll also ride the Metro. After your tour of the World War Two bunker, board your river ship. Stay 10 Nights: MS Excellence Katharina

Signature Experiences: This afternoon, tour a World War Two bunker, including a private performance from a military choir.

3. Moscow
Enjoy a tour of the Armoury Museum within the Kremlin.

4. Moscow
Enjoy your selected sightseeing activity in .

Freedom of Choice: Discover the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics. Or explore the Tretyakov Art Gallery, Russia's National Gallery.

5. Uglich
Cruise Moscow Canal on the way to . Here, tour the Kremlin and the Church of St Demetrios on the Blood.

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

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

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

9. Svirstroy, Lake Ladoga
Later, head for Lake Ladoga.

Signature Experiences: In the small village of Svirstroy, visit a local family for pastries.

10. St Petersburg
Today your ship docks at . Tour Catherine Palace. Tonight, enjoy a ballet performance at the Hermitage Theatre.

11. St Petersburg
During a tour visit St Isaac's Cathedral, the Nevsky Prospect and the Peter & Paul Fortress.

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

12. St Petersburg, Disembark Ship
Disembark for the final time. Travel to Peterhof Palace for a tour. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. Stay: St Petersburg, Kempinski Hotel Moika 22

13. St Petersburg, Helsinki
Take the high-speed Allegro train to Helsinki. Stay Three Nights: Helsinki, Hotel Kamp

14. Helsinki
Join your local guide for a tour of Finland's idyllic capital, including a visit to the Temppeliaukio Rock Church. Savour a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.

15. Helsinki
Spend a day in Nuuksio National Park.

Signature Experiences: In Nuuksio National Park you'll learn how to cook flamed salmon by open fire followed by lunch at a Lappish style teepee. Enjoy wild herb tea accompanied by a Sami singer.

16. Helsinki, Tallinn
Relax as you enjoy a ferry ride across the Baltic Sea to Estonia's Tallinn. Stay Two Nights: Tallinn, Schlossle Hotel

17. Tallinn
Visit the 's Raeapteek, one of Europe's oldest continuously running pharmacies, in business since the 15th century.

18. Tallinn, Parnu, Dikli
On your way to Latvia, visit Parnu, a city known for its 19th-century timber villas and Parnu Beach. Later, arrive at your hotel and relax amid the setting of this historic palace. Stay: Dikli, Hotel Dikli Palace

19. Sigulda, Riga
Stop in Sigulda to visit 13th-century Crusader Castle, and Turaida Castle. Arrive in Riga. Stay Two Nights: Riga, Grand Hotel Kempinski

20. Riga
After coffee, continue to Vidzeme Market for lunch.

Signature Experiences: Explore 's highlights with Signe Meirane, one of Latvia's most famous food bloggers. Begin at Central Market, Europe's largest market and bazaar.

21. Riga, Siauliai, Ukmerge, Vilnius
Travel to Siauliai and stop at the Hill of Crosses. Visit Ukmerge, where you'll visit a famous goat's cheese farm. Arrive in Vilnius. Stay Two Nights: Vilnius, Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square

22. Vilnius
Tour and discover the Old Town. Later, enjoy your selected sightseeing activity.

Signature Experiences: Either visit Trakai Island Castle or explore the Museum of Genocide Victims.

23. Depart Vilnius
Transfer to the airport for your flight.

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09 May 2019
31 May 2019
MS Valentina
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$15,087