Cities & Islands of the Baltic

10 September - 24 September 2018

Duration

14 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from Sweden

Ports

12 Ports

10-11 September

Setting sail from Stockholm

The buzzing city of Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. Visitors are captivated by the busy waterfront, the beautiful cobbled streets in the Gamla Stan, or Old Town, the museums, palaces, gardens and galleries, whilst a mere 20 minutes away, Stockholm's archipelago of 30,000 islands offers its own delights, not least some serene tranquillity. The city itself features trend-setting restaurants, a vibrant nightlife and a rich cultural heritage. Many interesting excursions from the city centre ensure that a prolonged stay will be both stimulating and varied.

Our tip

Hop on hop off boat tours are a perfect way to visit this waterbound city.

12 September

Finland: Helsinki

13-14 September

Russia: St Petersburg

15 September

Estonia: Tallinn

16 September

Estonia: Saaremaa Island

17 September

Latvia: Riga

18 September

Lithuania: Klaipeda

19 September

Poland: Gdansk

20 September

Denmark: Bornholm

21 September

Germany: Wismar

22 September

At sea

23 September

Netherlands: Harlingen

24 September

Arriving in Dover

White Cliffs Country is a fascinating region, one packed with history and natural beauty. We think there is no sight like that of the stunning cliffs rising from the sea, topped by the fortifications of Dover Castle, and surrounded by lush green countryside. But the nearby area is also packed with charm, and not so further afield are captivating pretty villages, fascinating towns such as Sandwich (one of the original Cinque ports), and of course Kent's glory, Canterbury with its magnificent cathedral. A final thought must go to the many castles including Deal, Walmer and the magnificently photogenic Leeds Castle.

Don't miss

Perhaps our favourite restaurant in the South is The Sportsman at Seasalter, an extraordinary isolated pub on the bleak estuary coast. A Michelin Star, fantastic food and astonishing value.

The Ship

Your home from home

Island Sky at sea
Island Sky walkway
Island Sky restaurant

The much loved Island Sky is one of Noble Caledonia’s flagships and considered by some to be one of the finest small ships in the world.

What we love

Exceptionally spacious suites, many with their own balcony, have a traditional feel created by the wooden panelling and brass features. The finely decorated public rooms enhance the modern country-style and touches like multiple screens in the main lounge ensure presentations from the expedition staff can be enjoyed by all on what are usually in-depth and fascinating itineraries.

Capacity 114 Guests
Staff 75 International Staff
Style An informal and congenial atmosphere on board is driven by the communal spirit of shared exploration.
Inclusions
  • All meals including wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Afternoon tea
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Expedition briefings and lectures
  • Sightseeing and excursions
  • Gratuities
Year built 1991
Last refurbished 2013
Tonnage 4,200 grt
Length 267 feet
Breadth 63 feet
More about Island Sky

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Room at the Grand Hotel Stockholm

Extend your stay in Stockholm

Lovers of classic hotels should stay at The Grand Hôtel, which is situated in the best waterfront location imaginable.

Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm

Add on a private tour

Visit Drottningholm Palace, Sweden's best preserved royal palace, constructed in the seventeenth century and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Walletts Court, Kent

Extend your stay in Kent

We love historic Walletts Court, just ten minutes outside Dover but feels like another world – cosy, welcoming, and great food too.

Seals on the beach in Kent

Our recommended private tour

An extraordinary trip up the coast by RIB to the mouth of the Stour River and the orange seals basking on the mudflats.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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