European river cruise

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

Code_ERC: euwb23

( Brochure Price: $ 16,040 pp )

Our Price: $15,238 pp


1. Arrive Moscow
Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner, accompanied by Russian folklore.

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

3. Moscow
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).

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

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

6. Yaroslavl
Arrive in Yaroslavl, 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 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.

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

10. St Petersburg
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.

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

12. St Petersburg, Disembark Ship
Disembark for the final time. Tour Catherine Palace. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.

13. St Petersburg, Helsinki
Take the high-speed Allegro train to Helsinki.

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

15. Helsinki
Spend a day in Nuuksio National Park on an authentic encounter.

16. Helsinki, Tallinn
Relax as you enjoy a ferry ride across the Baltic Sea to Estonia’s Tallinn.

17. Tallinn
Visit Tallinn’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 Pärnu, a city known for its 19th-century timber villas and Pärnu Beach. Later, arrive at your hotel and relax amid the setting of this historic palace.

19. Dikli, Sigulda, Riga
Stop in Sigulda to visit 13th-century Crusader Castle, and Turaida Castle. Arrive in Riga.

20. Riga
Today is set aside for an exclusive culinary discovery.

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.

22. Vilnius
Tour Vilnius and discover the Old Town before you embark on your selection experience.

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

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Cruise Highlights

Discover the nature of Finland, Spend a day in Nuuksio National Park and learn how to cook flamed salmon by open fire. A gourmet paradise, Experience the culinary highlights of Riga with one of Latvia's famous food bloggers, Signe Meirane. State Hermitage Without Crowds, Visit the State Hermitage in St Petersburg before it opens for the day and see the Hermitage Peacock Clock Ceremony..