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Swedish Waterways 30th May 2017 • 11 nights • Sails from Newcastle • Balmoral • CRUISE ID: L1711 On this unique itinerary you’ll soon realise there’s much to recommend this often overlooked country. Hours of stunning scenic cruising include a network of beautiful fjords and the impressive Stockholm Archipelago. This is complemented by a diverse array of destinations, from the buzzing capital, Stockholm, to culture-rich Gothenburg, to Helsingborg, with its flourishing local food scene. dragonets, gurnard, crabs and shrimp, making them a haven for anglers and nature-lovers alike. Helsingborg, Sweden Helsingborg combines a fascinating history with areas of astounding beauty, including the elegant Sofiero Gardens. With a rejuvenated waterfront, cobbled walkways, beautiful beaches, excellent restaurants and over 500 shops too, the navigable town centre has something for everyone. And being situated a mere 4km across from Denmark, it’s the gateway to Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Absorb the highlights of Helsingborg before experiencing the true tastes of the city. With visits to several food shops and restaurants, try the locally-produced coffee, Swedish pastries and chocolate, and Scandinavian tapas – a tribute to the Swedish smorgasbord. Karlskrona, Sweden Rightly featuring on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the handsome town of Karlskrona is known for its collection of 17th and 18th century naval architecture – which includes a charming old shipyard. The impressive highlights don’t stop there; be sure to visit the neoclassical Town Hall and Admiralty Church – the largest timber church in Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm combines the classic and the contemporary: while it has a collection of historic palaces and museums it’s also a buzzing metropolis full of trendy cafés, fashionable boutiques and sleek, modern architecture. High up on the ‘must-visit’ list are Gamla Stan, the charming Old Town district; the beautiful Drottningholm Palace; and ABBA The Museum. From only £1,299 per person Lysekil, Sweden The coastal town of Lysekil offers a distinctive charm akin to a British seaside resort, with quaint buildings scattered by the picturesque harbour in various hues of red and orange, and a homely feel throughout. Lysekil Church is well worth exploring, while rewarding tours include a visit to Fiskebäckskil, on the nearby island of Skaftö. Cruising Swedish Fjords The spellbinding fjords of Sweden have beauty in abundance, despite perhaps not being as well-known as those from neighbouring Norway. Make sure you’re out on deck as rolling hills, lush green fields, woodlands and a scattering of charming villages form a conveyor belt of scenic delights. The tranquil waters flourish with marine species, including cuttlefish, Swedish Fjords Stockholm Archipelago Stockholm (overnight) Gothenburg (from Arendal) Lysekil Karlskrona To/from Newcastle Helsingborg Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. Stockholm Tours from Arendal to Gothenburg bookable prior to departure, subject to availability. Fjords Scandinavia & the Baltic Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £23 | Balcony Room: £119 | Suite: £128 | Single Rooms from > £2,199 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 226 Date Arrive Depart Destination MAY 2017 Tue 30 PM Newcastle Wed 31 Cruising JUNE 2017 Thu 01 early am late pm Lysekil, Sweden Thu 01 late pm late pm Cruising Swedish Fjords Fri 02 early am late pm Helsingborg, Sweden Sat 03 early am late pm Karlskrona, Sweden D Sun 04 early pm late pm Cruising Stockholm Archipelago Sun 04 late night Stockholm, Sweden D Mon 05 Stockholm, Sweden D Tue 06 early pm Stockholm, Sweden D Tue 06 early pm late pm Cruising Stockholm Archipelago Wed 07 Cruising Thu 08 early am late am Cruising Swedish Fjords Thu 08 early pm late night Gothenburg (from Arendal), Sweden Fri 09 Cruising Sat 10 AM Newcastle D Anchor Port All of the following included from only £119 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities • Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym Choice of live evening entertainment • 2 formal nights • Overnight stay in Stockholm Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


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