10 Night Ultimate Scandinavia & Russia i Adventure of the Seas fra København, Danmark St. Petersburg, Russia, Saint Isaac Cathedral
- Den 10 Night Ultimate Scandinavia & Russia fra København, Danmark besøk Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany; Helsinki, Finland; St. Petersburg, Russia; Tallinn, Estonia; Visby, Sweden; Riga, Latvia; Stockholm, Sweden. Utforsk våre cruise reiseruter og velge mellom en rekke rom avhengig av dine behov og budsjett. Begynne å planlegge din neste cruise ferie ved å velge en destinasjon og avreise port.
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10 Night Ultimate Scandinavia & Russia
Itinerary Overview
Explore Adventure of the Seas
Day 1 - København, Danmark
Day 2 - Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany
Day 3 - cruising
Day 4 - Helsinki, Finland
Day 5 - 6 - St. Petersburg, Russia
Day 7 - Tallinn, Estonia
Day 8 - Visby, Sweden
Day 9 - Riga, Latvia
Day 10 - 11 - Stockholm, Sweden
Utforsk Dette Cruise
St. Petersburg, Russia, Saint Isaac Cathedral
Frontal view of the Saint Isaac cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia
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København, Danmark
Avviker på 5:00 PM
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Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany
Fra 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
3
cruising
Dag på sjøen
4
Helsinki, Finland
Fra 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
5 - 6
St. Petersburg, Russia
Fra dag 5 , 7:00 AM - Dag 6 , 6:00 PM
7
Tallinn, Estonia
Fra 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8
Visby, Sweden
Fra 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9
Riga, Latvia
Fra 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10 - 11
Stockholm, Sweden
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Dag 1: København, Danmark

Dag 1
København
Danmark
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Copenhagen, Denmark Nyhavn Pier Sunset
Scenic Summer sunset view of Nyhavn pier with color buildings, ships, yachts and other boats in the Old Town of Copenhagen, Denmark
Ting å gjøre i
København
Avviker på 5:00 PM
København har kommet langt siden vikingtiden. Historiske Frederiksstaden har slott og palasser fra kongetiden – men i dag er det den moderne, elegante, skandinaviske designen og den lekne, hyggelige stemningen som preger Danmarks hovedstad. Hvert nabolag tilbyr sine unike, spennende opplevelser. Utforsk byens sjøfarende fortid med et kanalcruise under et nettverk av broer, eller ta en spasertur langs Nyhavns fargerike kai. Stikk innom Kødbyen's trendy kunstgallerier og nyt verdenskjente nordiske retter i Christianias særegne kafeer. Eventyr kommer i mange former i København, fra baltiske strender til kjente fortellinger.
Copenhagen, Denmark Tivoli Garden Palace
A Moorish Palace in Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark

NYT PARKEN

Kjenn på adrenalinet på Tivoli Gardens, en av verdens eldste fornøyelsesparker. Kjør opp ned i 100 km/t på Vertigo, eller føler spenningen ved å ri den berømte berg-og-dal-banen i tre som feiret sin 100. bursdag i 2014. Arkadespill, mimeforestillinger og levende musikk gir parken det lille ekstra.
Copenhagen, Denmark Little Mermaid
Little Mermaid statue sitting on a rock on the harborfront in the northern Kastellet area in Copenhagen, Denmark

EVENTYR MED EN VRI

Inspirert av den berømte Hans Christian Andersens eventyr, er den lille havfruen skulpturen fremdeles en av de mest besøkte landemerkene i København. Du finner henne på en stein i havnen, hvor hun sitter i all sin bronse- og granittfargede herlighet og ser fortapt etter prinsen på land.
Copenhagen, Denmark National Museum
The National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen

NASJONALE SKATTER

Det tidligere Prinsens palé huser i dag nasjonalmuseet – blant de mange utstillingene finnes også den danske kongefamiliens tidligere soverom. Her kan du beundre møbler fra tidlig på 1700-tallet, i tillegg til imponerende samlinger av klassiske og østlige antikviteter, kunsthåndverk, mynter, medaljer og barneleker.
Copenhagen, Denmark Smorrebrod
Danish smørrebrød sandwich with salmon fish and egg on wooden board, in Copenhagen, Denmark

Lokal mat

København har flest Michelinstjernerestauranter blant alle skandinaviske byer. NOMA kåres stadig til "verdens beste restaurant" for sitt moderne nordiske kjøkken. Men hvis du er sulten på en rask lunsj, prøv et sildesmørbrød og et dusin Limfjordøsters. Nyt dansk ost, kaffe og bakverk på Torvehallerne-markedet – eller nipp til en iskald halvliter Carlsberg.
Copenhagen, Denmark Soldier Figurines
Fun, colorful toy soldier figurines on display at a souvenir shop in Copenhagen, Denmark

Shopping

Besøk den berømte handlegaten Strøget, en av de lengste gågatene i Europa, hvor du finner internasjonale merker og kitschy samleobjekter. København er kanskje mest kjent for danskdesignede glass og keramisk pynt. Mange leverandører selger brukt porselen og sølv på gatemarkedene, men vær forberedt på å prute.

Dag 2: Berlin, Germany

Dag 2
Berlin
Warnemunde, Germany
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany City View
Aerial view of buildings in Warnemunde, Germany
Ting å gjøre i
Berlin
Fra 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Soak up some sun in Warnemunde, home to some of Germany's best beaches. The fine, sugar-white sand goes on for 15 kilometers along the pristine blue waters of Baltic Sea. Head to popular West Beach and relax in one of the many striped Strandkorben — canopied wicker chairs. Or check out quieter East Beach, lined by high sand dunes. Cruise to Berlin, Germany to watch the waves crash against 19th-century Warnemunde Lighthouse. Then, make your way to the Alte Strom, where you can stroll along the quaint promenade and buy fresh fish straight off the fishing cutters. Take in the salty air of this sleepy fishing village, and savor the relaxed pace of life. Sample fresh-caught seafood, try a local brew and do some people-watching in one of the outdoor beer gardens.
Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany Beach Chairs
Beach chairs on a beach in Warnemunde, Germany

Get Sandy

Fancy a dip in the Baltic Sea? Warnemunde is the perfect place to spend an afternoon in the sun. Feel the fine grain of the distinctive white sand, and dip your toes in the cool, northern waters. Or hunker down in one of the many distinctive, canopied wicker chairs and enjoy the view.
Insider tip
Time your trip to Warnemunde for mid-August if you want to catch the Hanse Sail Festival.
Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany Green Lighthouse
A green and white lighthouse with waves crashing against the rock jetty

Lighthouse Climb

You'll get the best view of the beach and town from the top of the Warnemunde Lighthouse. Climb to the top and pretend you're an explorer surveying the area to spot ships coming into the harbor from the Baltic Sea.
Insider tip
Join a game of volleyball or soccer at the beach in one of the designated areas.
Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany Boats Docked at River
Boats docked at a river in Warnemunde, Germany

Seaside Stroll

Cruise to Germany and indulge yourself with some deliciously fresh seafood at one of the many restaurants along the Alter Strom. The streets are lined with charming old fishermen's houses. Along the quay, you can even grab a bite at one of the floating snack bars.
Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany Fischbrotchen Sandwich
A fischbrotchen sandwich

Local Cuisine

In Warnemunde, you'll find plenty of freshly caught seafood. The distinctive dish is Fischbrotchen, a tasty, often fried fish sandwich. You can find it everywhere from food trucks to floating snack bars and restaurants. Choose from halibut, mackerel, butterfish, flapper, Bismarck and herring. You won't be disappointed.
Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany Shops Lining A Street
Various shops lining a street in Warnemunde, Germany

Shopping

Head to the old channel for your pick of shops and boutiques. Alter Strom is lined with stores inside of old fisherman houses selling souvenirs, food, clothing and more. Nearby Rostock's Market Square is an easy drive — head there for designer fashions as well as local purveyors of handmade goods.

Dag 3: cruising

Dag 3
cruising
På sjøen
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Man Climbing Rock Wall On Board Day Time
Man Climbing Rock Wall On Board Day Time
FAVORITTER
Kids Climbing up the Rock Wall
Kids Climbing on the Rock Wall Staring at the Ultimate Abyss

Rock Climbing Wall

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.
Young Girl Learning How to Ice Skate
Onboard Ice Skating Instructor Teaching

Ice Skating

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve got moves like the Great One, you’ll have a great time every time at the ice skating rink.

Dag 4: Helsinki, Finland

Dag 4
Helsinki
Finland
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Helsinki, Finland, Coastal City View
Coastal city view of Helsinki, Finland
Ting å gjøre i
Helsinki
Fra 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Finland's capital is a laid-back but vibrant seaside city, surrounded on three sides by sea and tiny islands. Stroll to the heart of Helsinki to its bustling kauppatori, or market square. Admire the graceful 19th-century buildings and Havis Amanda, the lovely mermaid statue commonly regarded as the symbol of Finland. Continue to Temppeliaukio, an astonishing rock-carved church. Finish the day at a local restaurant with a dish of fresh-caught white fish with new potatoes. Join a Helsinki cruise and head to the hip Kallio neighborhood to explore Helsinki's nightlife — you'll discover a host of spots ranging from cocktail lounges to rock music venues all within walking distance from each other.
Helsinki, Finland, Grass Covered Buildings Suomenlinna Fortress
A grass covered building in Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki, Finland

Back in Time

Take the ferry 15 minutes to the fortress of Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Finland's most popular sights. Visit the museums, bunkers and fortress walls, built by the Swedes in the 18th century. Then, enjoy a picnic and hike along the cluster of car-free islands that are all connected by walking bridges.
Insider tip
Many sights are within walking distance here, but in case of snow or rain, a DIY tram tour is a great alternative.
Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Design Museum
View of the front of the Finish Design Museum in Helsinki, Finland

Innovative Designs

The Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in the city center, with its quirky metallic design by Steven Holl, is a symbol of Helsinki's modernization. Inside is an eclectic collection of Finnish and international contemporary art. There are excellent facilities for kids and a popular glass-sided cafe and terrace. Check out more of Helsinki's aesthetic history at the Finnish Design Museum.
Insider tip
Some cafes and restaurants offer an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet for a fixed price that's cheaper than dining a la carte.
Helsinki, Finland, Wooden Sauna Interior
The interior of a wooden sauna

Sweat It Out

Saunas are immensely popular in Finland — the nation claims to have about 3.5 million of them. In Helsinki, you can go to Kotiharjun, the city's only original public wood-fired sauna, dating from 1928. Cruise to Finland and try Loyly Sauna, a traditional smoke sauna set in a charming art deco complex.
Insider tip
Purchase a Helsinki Card if you plan to be visiting a lot of museums; it also includes free city transport.
Helsinki, Finland, Fish Sandwich
A fish sandwich paired with a glass on wine in Finland

Local Cuisine

Helsinki has a wide choice of restaurants, from chic Michelin-starred spots to creative bistros and even food trucks. Fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients are the norm here. Famous Finnish dishes you should try during your Finland cruise include salmon stew, forest mushrooms, and reindeer. Smorgasbord is a popular buffet, with hot and cold dishes featuring plenty of seafood. Enjoy a piece of lingonberry pie or some cloudberries for dessert.
Helsinki, Finland, Outdoor Market
An outdoor market in Helsinki, Finland

Shopping

Helsinki is a design mecca. Head to the Stockmann department store in the art nouveau building at Esplanade Park, and stop by Finnish designers like Markimekko, Iittala and Artek. Head to the Helsinki Design District or Toriquarters for unique pieces of clothing, design objects, art, antiques, books and homeware.

Dag 5 - 6: St. Petersburg, Russia

Dag 5 - 6
St. Petersburg
Russia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
St. Petersburg, Russia, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
View of the famous Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia
Ting å gjøre i
St. Petersburg
Fra dag 5 , 7:00 AM - Dag 6 , 6:00 PM
Since its founding by Peter the Great in 1703, St. Petersburg has been one of the most impressive cities in Russia, Europe and the world. Marvel at the Baroque and neoclassical architecture on display within its UNESCO World Heritage historical center. Enjoy the relaxing charm of the Baltic Sea as you stroll along it. Cruise to St. Petersburg and hop on a boat and see the colorful variety of the city's sights and architecture on a canal tour. Or spend the day meandering the action-packed 3.5-mile stretch of Nevsky Prospect, where you'll find the can't-miss Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan and plenty of cafes where you can fuel up on cured sausage and thick rye bread.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Winter Palace
Front of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia

Czars and Saviors

Located near the waterfront and housed in the former Romanov Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum sits due north along Nevsky Prospekt from the Church of the Savior on Blood, St. Petersburg's other most iconic attraction.
Insider tip
Keep your cruise documents with you. Being on a cruise (and stopping for 72 hours or less) is all that exempts you from needing a visa, so you'll want to have your papers in case authorities ask for them.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Saint Isaac's Square
View of Saint Isaac's square in St. Petersburg, Russia

Discover the Unusual

St. Petersburg's city center is overflowing with history — why not choose museums that offer something a little different? Visit the quirky Faberge Museum, dedicated to the work of Russian jeweler Carl Faberge. Or enjoy an interactive experience at the Museum of Emotions.
Insider tip
Dress in layers even in the summer, when it go can from cool to hot in the course of a morning and afternoon.
St. Petersburg, Russia, Peterhof Palace fountains
Close up of the fountains at the front of the Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia

Imperial Excursion

Take a drive to some imperial palaces outside the city center. Under an hour away by car lies exquisite Peterhof, whose fountains alone are worth the price of admission. Cruise to St. Petersburg and go by train to the Baroque-style Catherine Palace — can you guess which Russian ruler often stayed here?
St. Petersburg, Russia, Boiled vareniki with cherry stuffing
A bowl of boiled vareniki with cherry stuffing

Local Cuisine

Russians flock to St. Petersburg because of its cosmopolitan vibe, but use your stop here to discover local cuisine. Head to the restaurant-rich Nevsky Prospect to sample borscht beet root soup (the cold version in summer), dumplings of meat (plmeni) and sour cherries (vareniki) or hearty beef stroganoff — yes, that's a Russian dish!
St. Petersburg, Russia, Wooden Dolls
Wooden dolls in St. Petersburg, Russia

Shopping

St. Petersburg's shopping options are as grand as its architecture. The luxurious Gostiny Dvor mall is an essential stop with your St. Petersburg cruise. If you're looking for a more down-to-earth experience, try your luck (and your Russian language skills) at Udelnaya Flea Market and bargain for one-of-a-kind antique samovars or imperial porcelain.

Dag 7: Tallinn, Estonia

Dag 7
Tallinn
Estonia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Tallinn, Estonia, Old Town
Tallinn, Estonia, Old Town
Ting å gjøre i
Tallinn
Fra 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tallinn's fairy-tale castles, cobbled streets and warm hospitality remain one of Europe's best-kept secrets. Head to the city's Old Town, where you can see medieval Raekoja Plats (Town Hall Square) and wander hidden passageways between 17th- and 18th-century earthwork forts. Tour the ornate Orthodox Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky, full of detailed mosaics and traditional icons. Take a foray to the unspoiled Baltic coastline just outside Tallinn — check out popular Pirita or quiet Kakumae. Later, stop into one of Tallinn's iconic cellar restaurants to fuel up on hearty Estonian fare like mulgipuder, a porridge of barley and potatoes flavored with smoky bacon.
Tallinn, Estonia, Close up buildings
Close up view of buildings in Tallinn. Estonia

Medieval Roots

From the red-roofted towers of its Town Walls, to the Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the smoky pink Riigikogu parliament house, Tallinn's medieval Old Town looks straight out of a fairy tale. Make sure to stop in central Raejoka Plats, a charming square filled with cafes and restaurants.
Insider tip
Tallinn's Old Town is compact and easily explored by foot, but if you do take a taxi, make sure to negotiate a rate before you start moving.
Tallinn, Estonia, Aerial view of business district
Aerial view of the business district in Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn's New-School Side

Estonia was the birthplace of tech giant Skype, after all, and Tallinn's modern central business district reflects this futurism. Meanwhile, the Rotterdam District hearkens back to the pre-Russian Art Nouveau period of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Insider tip
If you don't have a lot of time, make the quick hike up Toompea Hill: From here, you'll enjoy a picture-perfect panorama of the medieval part of Tallinn.
Tallinn, Estonia, Man and woman walking on a beach
A man and a woman walking on a beach in Tallinn, Estonia

Baltic Beaches

Tallinn's beaches are the perfect opportunity to escape the not-so-hectic city center. Pirita Beach in particular is a big draw, with its broad expanse of sand and unique architecture, which dates back to when the USSR hosted the Olympics in 1991.
Tallinn, Estonia, Herring sanwich
A herring sandwich on a white plate

Local Cuisine

Estonian food mixes Baltic and Russian influences — pickled herring is a common sight on Estonian tables, as is hearty black rye bread. Check out one of the cool cellar restaurants, which are situated on the garden level of warehouse buildings. Try buckwheat blinis with whitefish roe, red onion and sour cream, or pea soup with smoked pork hock. Wash it down with a pint of the local favorite Pohjala beer.
Tallinn, Estonia, Souvenir wooden viking dolls
A variety of wooden souvenir viking dolls for sale in Estonia

Shopping

If you want to shop a range of souvenirs, local items and just about anything else you can think of, wander through the outdoor market stalls just outside Viru Gate, in the Old Town. Tallinn's most famous souvenirs include wooden crafts made with Estonian Junpier trees and local chocolates and spirits by brands like Kalev and Vana Tallinn.

Dag 8: Visby, Sweden

Dag 8
Visby
Sweden
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Visby, Sweden, Panoramic view
Panoramic view of the city of Visby in Sweden
Ting å gjøre i
Visby
Fra 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
A small town on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea, Visby was a popular trading spot during the Viking Age. Today, it's Sweden's sunniest vacation destination and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the 3.5 km Ringmuren (Ring Wall), built in the 13th Century, and see its 50 towers and surrounding moats. Snap shots of the idyllic red rose-covered cottages, the ruined Gothic churches and the 13th-century Saint Maria Cathedral. If would like to know more about the island's history, don't miss the excellent Gotland Museum. Cruise to Visby and head 20 kilometers south to the Tofta Viking Village, a Viking-era settlement reconstructed around authentic ancient monuments.
Visby, Sweden, Defensive wall towers
The towers of the defensive walls in Visby, Sweden

Walk the Walled City

Walk along the awe-inspiring medieval Visby Ring Wall, a 3.5 kilometer fortification constructed in the 13th century. This World Heritage site has numerous gates, such as the round-arched Love gate, and more than 50 towers surrounded by moats. It's the best-preserved city wall in Northern Europe, and within the walls lie several ancient stone houses and churches.
Insider tip
Cycling on Gotland's flat countryside is very popular and there are several bicycle renting spots.
Visby, Sweden, Ethnographic museum
An open air ethnographic museum in Sweden

Viking Treasure

Pay a visit to Gotlands Museum to get a sense of the region's history. Highlights include the Spillings Hoard, the world's largest Viking silver treasure, several medieval wooden sculptures, 8th-century picture stones and human skeletons from chambered tombs dating back to the Stone Age.
Insider tip
The Tourist Office is located in the Donnerska huset, Donners plats 1.
Visby, Sweden, Old Ruins
Old ruins of a building in Visby, Sweden

Road to Ruins

Don't miss the impressive medieval ruins of the St. Karin church on Stora Torget. It was founded by Franciscans in 1233, and its memorable ruins feature distinctive high arches. Today, it's often used for performances, and in the winter, children skate on an ice rink set up inside its walls.
Visby, Sweden, Fish soup with potatoes
A bowl of fish soup with potatoes in a tomato paste in Sweden

Local Cuisine

The majority of cafes and restaurants are located around the main square, Stora Torget. Cruise to Visby and make sure to try the delicious traditional saffranspankaka, a saffron-based pancake topped with berries and cream. In one of the seafood restaurants have some fisksoppa (fish stew), fried Baltic herring and turbot, Gotland's national fish.
Visby, Sweden, Miniature horse souvenirs
A variety of colorful miniature horse souvenirs

Shopping

Gotland is known for its many artists — browse the many studios and galleries in Stora Torget. You'll find pottery, glass work and products made of wool, leather and textiles. The museum shop at Gotlands Museum also sells wood handicrafts, jewelry and glass work. Keep an eye out for painted horse figurines, a distinctive Swedish souvenir during your Visby cruise .

Dag 9: Riga, Latvia

Dag 9
Riga
Latvia
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Riga, Latvia, House of the Blackheads
The House of the Blackheads in Riga, Latvia
Ting å gjøre i
Riga
Fra 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Latvia's historical capital is an architecture buff's dream come true. The Gothic structures in the Old Town and the Art Nouveau buildings scattered around the city meld together to create a modern-day fairy tale. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets, and step back into the 14th century. Stroll into the bustling Riga Central Market and sample the bright, colorful produce and local products like hemp butter and amber jewelry. Or wander through the street stalls to taste some traditional Latvian cuisine — fried lampreys, a prehistoric jawless fish that's flavor is less scary than it looks. Cruise to Riga and don't miss the city's iconic site, the House of the Blackheads, the former home of a merchant's guild and expression of Riga's medieval roots.
Riga, Latvia, Autumn Park
A walkway in a park during autumn in Riga, Latvia

Get Charmed

Step into a real-life fairy tale when you visit the Old Town. Climb to the top of the tower at St. Peter's Church for views that stretch to the River Daugava and the Moscow District. Explore the House of Blackheads, a 14th-century building, before wandering down the enchanting cobblestone streets.
Insider tip
The quickest way to get around Riga is by Tram. Purchase a 24-hour ticket for 5 Euros so you can use the same ticket all day.
Riga, Latvia, Art Nouveau Architecture
The side of a building that displays art nouveau architecture in Riga, Latvia

Expand Your Architectural Palette

With over 800 existing Art Nouveau buildings in Riga, you could spend the whole day admiring the intricate architecture. Instead, take a leisurely stroll down Elizabetes street to marvel at the ornately decorated buildings.
Insider tip
Old Town is where most of Riga's hot spots are located, so try to plan most of your day in this area.
Riga, Latvia, Aerial of city and Daugava river
Aerial view of Riga, Latvia and the Daugava river

Savor the Magic

If you need to rest your feet after a few hours spent wandering the Old Town, find a bench in one of the many parks and squares around Riga and relax. Watch as the locals and tourists walk by. Grab a local burger and a cold beer from a street stall, and bask in the ambience of this magical town.
Riga, Latvia, Female holding a jar of sprats
A female holding a jar of sprats

Local Cuisine

There's no shortage of street food stalls around Riga. Expect them to be serving up speka piragi, small bacon-and-onion rolls. You can also take an afternoon to browse the Central Market and snack on sauerkraut, pickles and the local smoked fish called sprats. Or satisfy your sweet tooth with rye bread pudding topped with cinnamon, raisins, apples, plums, cranberries and whipped cream.
Riga, Latvia, Street Market
A street market in Riga, Latvia selling many different items

Shopping

Head to the Old Town to find boutiques offering up handmade traditional Latvian wooden and glass souvenirs, including the distinctive decorative lanterns. Jump onboard a Riga cruise and head to the Central Market for local, organic produce and wines made from apples, chokeberries and sea buckthorn. There, you can also find handmade knitwear, wickerwork and amber jewelry.

Dag 10 - 11: Stockholm, Sweden

Dag 10 - 11
Stockholm
Sweden
Utforsk Dette Cruise
Stockholm, Sweden, View of old town
View of the old town in Stockholm, Sweden
Ting å gjøre i
Stockholm
Fra dag 10 , 11:00 AM - Dag 11 ,
As you explore Stockholm — the stylish Swedish capital, built across 14 islands connected by 57 bridges — you'll notice water and green space are never far away. Stroll through Gamla Stan, the colorful medieval Old Town, with its imposing royal palace and looming cathedrals. Browse the little shops and art galleries that line the narrow streets, or take a break in one of the many trendy cafes. Visit the large City Hall, the site of the Nobel Prize banquet, with its austere brick exterior accented by playful Venetian turrets and decorated balconies. Don't miss the grand Vasa Ship Museum — you'll see an almost-intact 17th-century warship — and Skansen, the world's first open-air museum, both located on the island of Djurgarden.
Stockholm, Sweden, Narrow cobblestone street
A narrow cobblestone street in Stockholm, Sweden

Living Museum

Stroll around Gamla Stan and the adjacent island of Riddarholmen. The Old Town of Stockholm is one of the largest and best-preserved medieval city centers in Europe. Admire the colorful buildings in the narrow, winding cobblestone streets, or visit some of the old churches and museums. And don't miss the baroque Royal Palace.
Insider tip
Some museums have free admission, including the Moderna Museet and Historiska Museet.
Stockholm, Sweden, Traditional house
A traditional house in Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden in Miniature

Visit Skansen, the world's first open-air museum, founded in 1891. The around 150 traditional houses provide a glimpse of how Swedes once lived. Highlights include the glass-blowers' cottage and the Nordic Zoo. Staff in costume create handicrafts or play music. Enjoy lunch or a coffee in the bakery.
Insider tip
Wi-Fi is almost always free and available at cafes and bus and train stations.
Stockholm, Sweden, Colorful architecture
Colorful architecture in Stockholm, Sweden

Stylish Stockholm

Head to Moderna Museet, the city's modern-art museum. Highlights include works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst, plus several key figures from the Scandinavian and Russian art worlds. The museum also stages well-conceived temporary exhibits. There's a very popular restaurant with a great view over the water too.
Insider tip
Most signs are written in both Swedish and English, and most Swedes speak perfect English.
Stockholm, Sweden, Pickled fried herring on crispbread
Pickled fried herring on crispbread

Local Cuisine

Head to the trendy Sodermalm neighborhood for some top-class husmanskost — traditional Swedish fare — in one of the hip beer halls. Pair your brew of choice with meatballs served with lingonberry jam or pickled herring served on crispbread. Or check into an upscale spot serving modern Nordic dishes like lobster with slow-cooked carrots and cauliflower shoots or pork belly with artichoke puree.
Stockholm, Sweden, Colorful swedish toy horses
An assortment of colorful toy horses for sale in Sweden

Shopping

Stockholm is a shopper's paradise. For big-name Swedish and international retail outlets, hit the Biblioteksgatan from Ostermalm to Norrmalmstorg. For artier stores and galleries, head to Sodermalm. For souvenirs browse the narrow streets of Gamla Stan, as well as a great collection of design objects arranged chronologically and by theme, head to Nordiska Museet.

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