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«RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Explore Tallinn’s fascinating Old Town on foot to get a real feel for this delightful Baltic jewel. St. Petersburg, Russia A culture-rich, lavish and stylish city, many visitors fall in love with St. Petersburg. Among the elegant streets and curving canals, the overwhelming beauty extends from the unmistakable structures of Peterhof Palace, the Hermitage Museum and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, to the worldfamous jewelled eggs on display at the Fabergé Museum. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE In St. Petersburg, spend an evening at the ballet – it’s a must-see while you’re in Russia. Don’t miss it! Riga, Latvia Home to historic castles, beautiful churches and houses inspired by a diverse range of architectural styles, Riga is one of the area’s must-visit destinations. Wonder at the iconic Freedom Monument, a superb photo opportunity; explore Town Hall Square; sample the Latvian tipple – Black Balsam – and some local culinary specialities; or tour to the beach resort of Jūrmala. Klaipėda, Lithuania Situated at the mouth of the Danė River, Klaipėda has an intriguing history, having changed hands several times over the years. This colourful past is evident in the architecture of the Old Town, where influences come from far and wide. Elsewhere, savour the Taravos Anike Sculpture in Theatre Square; explore the diverse range of museums; or tour to the UNESCO-listed Curonian Spit. We always say we have had a good holiday based on the amount of photographs we bring back, and on this one we took over a thousand, so that says it all. Oslo Stockholm St. Petersburg independent customer reviews Cruising Oslofjord Oslofjord oozes aesthetic charm. As your ship glides smoothly along the tranquil waters, you’ll find your gaze is pulled effortlessly to savour the pretty towns, islands and bays that line the shores. Oslo, Norway The artistic and aesthetic pleasures throughout Norway’s welcoming capital appear endless: the Vigeland Sculpture Park, Polar Ship Museum, Nobel Peace Centre, Akershus Fortress and National Gallery feature at the top of the list, ensuring there’s something fascinating to explore with every turn. Venture further afield and you’ll find forests, hills, lakes, lush green valleys and diverse fauna awaiting your discovery. Scandinavia & the Baltic View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv 233


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