Scandinavian Capitals & St Petersburg
Balmoral • L1815 • Prices from £1,899.00 (cruise only)
After departing from Rosyth you’ll enjoy a relaxing sea day and take in views of gorgeous German countryside via the Kiel Canal before calling first into Copenhagen. The delights of the Danish capital will be within easy reach of your ship’s berth, including the famous Little Mermaid statue, the pretty Nyhavn waterfront district and the impressive Christiansborg and Amalienborg palaces. The following morning it’s on to Estonia and the fairytale-esque capital, Tallinn. The enchanting cobbled streets and stunning architectural delights here – including the medieval structures of the UNESCO-listed Old Town and the striking Alexander Nevsky Cathedral – are sure to whet your appetite for the wonders awaiting you in the next stop on this incredible itinerary, St Petersburg. This awe-inspiring Russian city is a veritable treasure trove of iconic landmarks, and an overnight stay will afford you time to explore to full. The Hermitage Museum, Peterhof Palace, elaborate Church on the Spilled Blood, and the magnificent Catherine Palace are all not-to-be-missed; while you’ll also have the opportunity to spend a magical evening at the world-famous Russian ballet too.
Four fantastic days in Sweden will begin with a scenic cruise of the Stockholm Archipelago, passing between a collection of nearly 30,000 rocky islands and islets en route to the capital, Stockholm. Here you could explore the historic Gamla Stan district and witness the changing of the guard at the magnificent Royal Palace; visit a number of interesting museums including the Skansen Open-air Museum and ABBA: The Museum; and even enjoy a drink with a difference at the unique Ice Bar. Another epic journey through the Stockholm Archipelago is followed by a call into Gothenburg, offering you an opportunity to take in the sights of Sweden’s second city on a boat tour of the 17th century canals. Visiting Oslo – the capital of Norway, Fred. Olsen’s homeland – will be a fitting finalé to your adventure. Artistic and aesthetic attractions seem to appear with every turn here; particular highlights include the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Polar Ship Museum, the Akershus Fortress and the National Gallery, home of Edvard Munch’s The Scream. Alternatively you can head take a tour to explore the dense forests and lush green valleys surrounding the city before enjoying a scenic cruise of the Oslofjord as you head for home.
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Itinerary & Port Information
DateArriveDepartDestinationJune 2018Sat 09Late PMEdinburgh (Rosyth)
Edinburgh - Scotland's historic capital - is one of the U.K.'s finest cities. Combining beautiful architecture, engrossing cultures and an extensive heritage, this Scottish delight is a must-visit destination.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Mon 11Early AMLate PMKiel Canal TransitTue 12Early AMLate PMCopenhagen
With its vibrant, friendly atmosphere, wonderful culture and beautiful architecture, Copenhagen is a Scandinavian tourist haven. The narrow, cosmopolitan streets are always busy with welcoming locals and are lined with colourful cafes, bars, shops and places to eat. Visiting Copenhagen is always an exciting, enjoyable experience.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Thu 14Early AMLate PMTallinn, EstoniaFri 15Early AMSt PetersburgSat 16Late PMSt PetersburgSun 17Late PMLate NightCruising Stockholm Archipelago
Cruising Stockholm Archipelago
The beautiful Stockholm Archipelago is the second largest of it's kind in the Baltic Sea and the largest in Sweden. This stunning part of Scandinavia offers spectacular views to enjoy as you sail into Sweden's stylish capital, Stockholm.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Sun 17Late NightStockholm
There are no less than 14 islands and 40 bridges in Sweden's stately and spacious capital, a picturesque canvas of waterways, lakes, canals and trees.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Mon 18Late PMStockholm
There are no less than 14 islands and 40 bridges in Sweden's stately and spacious capital, a picturesque canvas of waterways, lakes, canals and trees.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Mon 18Late PMLate NightCruising Stockholm Archipelago
Cruising Stockholm Archipelago
The beautiful Stockholm Archipelago is the second largest of it's kind in the Baltic Sea and the largest in Sweden. This stunning part of Scandinavia offers spectacular views to enjoy as you sail into Sweden's stylish capital, Stockholm.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Wed 20Early AMLate PMGothenburg, Sweden
Gothenburg lies on the sunny west coast, with spacious streets and 17th century Dutch-designed canals at its heart. Among the highlights are Gotaplatsen, Gothenburg's lively cultural hub - with galleries, theatres, boutiques, restaurants and street cafes - and the famous Botanical Gardens.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Thu 21Early AMLate PMOslo, NorwayThu 21Late PMLate NightCruising Oslofjord
Cruise the length of the Oslofjord to Oslo, the fantastic Norwegian capital. En route you'll sail by a number of pretty islands, islets and mainland settlements, offering wonderful views from the decks of your ship.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Sat 23Early AMEdinburgh (Rosyth)
Edinburgh - Scotland's historic capital - is one of the U.K.'s finest cities. Combining beautiful architecture, engrossing cultures and an extensive heritage, this Scottish delight is a must-visit destination.Read more about this port and its shore tours >
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Pricing / Rooms
Prices shown are updated once daily and are based on the lowest price available for each room type. Correct at 12:20 24/11/2017.
Please contact our Reservations Team for live availability and prices.
Pricing based on cruise only. Please call for latest fly-cruise prices.
Rest assured, all of the following comes as standard on every Fred. Olsen cruise:
- Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.
- Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise - with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks.
- Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
- Sandwiches and snacks in your room.
- All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, dancing and live music.
- Captain's Drinks Party and Gala Buffet.
- On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym.
- A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day.
- All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance).
- Luggage porterage between your room and the drop-off/pick-up point.
- Flights, as confirmed as part of a fly-cruise holiday.
Cruise descriptions include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours.
On Our Ship
Balmoral is the largest of Fred. Olsen's smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ships – with capacity for up to 1350 guests – yet is still small enough to navigate narrow waterways such as Kiel Canal and bring inspirational sights and experiences closer to you. Like the rest of the fleet, Balmoral retains a warm, welcoming atmosphere and features comfortable accommodation and lounges, stylish restaurants and plenty of open-deck space.
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