Best Of The Baltics

Introduction

Discover the rich history and fascinating customs of the Baltic region on this amazing 15-day adventure. Experience the Baltic life Visiting Sweden, Poland, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Russia.

What's included

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 12 destinations
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping
  • 2 night City Stay in Copenhagen with an APT Tour Director
  • Services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team
  • 12 nights aboard the intimate MS Hebridean Sky
  • Finest dining - a total of 38 meals

Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Copenhagen

Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. This evening, get to know your Tour Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Two Nights: Radisson Royal Hotel Copenhagen

DAY 2 Copenhagen

Today is yours to explore this enthralling city further at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a dinner with your fellow travellers at a local restaurant.

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

DAY 3 Copenhagen, Embark Ship

After breakfast disembark your ship and enjoy a city tour of Copenhagen, taking in the wonderful bridge-spanned canals, copper-roofed buildings and manicured parks. Visit the famous bronze sculpture of the Little Mermaid, commemorating the fairytale written by Hans Christian Andersen. Continue to Amalienborg Palace, the prime residence of Princess Mary’s Danish Royal Family. Later, visit the famous Tivoli Gardens and the Glyptotek Art Museum, which houses the private collection of Carl Jacobsen, the founder of Carlsberg Brewery.

Stay: 12 Nights: MS Hebridean Sky

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

DAY 4 Christianso Island, Bornholm Island

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
Visit Christiansø Island and choose between learning about everyday life on the island; discovering the history of the island’s fortress; or embarking on a nature walk.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 5 Gdansk

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
See the old quarter including the Gothic St Mary’s Church and the Artus Court. 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.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 6 Klaipėda

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
In Klaipėda, perhaps set off on a sightseeing tour including the Martynas Mažvydas Sculpture Park, home to more than 180 works of art. Alternatively, discover the Plokstine nuclear missile launch site and visit the Cold War Museum.

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

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 7 Riga

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
Perhaps you can wander through the historic centre with an informative guide, seeing the Gothic St Peter’s Church and admire the views from the observation platform. Or alternatively embark on an excursion through the city’s stunning network of canals.

Enjoy a tour of Rīga, the Latvian capital, before selecting from two sightseeing options.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 8 Parnu

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
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.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 9 Tallinn

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
In the Estonian capital of Tallinn, visit Dome Hill, the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, the Rotermann Quarter and Freedom Square. Otherwise, embark on a more active walk with your Expedition Team, or partake in a bicycle tour.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 10 St Petersburg

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

Embark upon a city tour, including the impressive 18th-century Peter and Paul Cathedral and St Isaac’s Cathedral. Discover the wonders of the Baroque-style State Hermitage Museum.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 11 St Petersburg

Board a coach this morning and discover the wonders of the baroque-style State Hermitage Museum. Later, visit the opulent Catherine Palace, a masterpiece of Russian architecture. Take a walk through the magnificent park that adjoins the palace, admiring the numerous pavilions, sculptures, bridges, fountains and gardens.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 12 Helsinki

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
Perhaps enjoy a tour of sophisticated Helsinki, a well-known hotspot 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.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 13 Mariehamn

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing
In the Finnish town of Mariehamn, maybe embark on a historic tour, seeing the 18th-century wooden houses, the open-air Jan Karlsgården Museum and the fortress ruins of Bomarsund. Alternatively, set out on a coastal walk through stunning scenery.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 14 Stockholm

Tour the narrow, twisting cobblestone alleys of Stockholm’s Old Town, discovering the medieval Royal Palace. Then pay a visit to the Vasa Museum on the nearby island of Djurgården. Following an afternoon tea at historic Sigtuna, return to your ship for your final farewell dinner. Your ship will be docked in Stockholm overnight allowing you to further immerse yourself in the local lifestyle after dinner.

Daily :
Breakfast Lunch Dinner

DAY 15 Disembark Ship, Depart Stockholm

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

Daily :
Breakfast

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