Dutch-style canals, trendy boutiques and inspiring architecture give Gothenburg a unique flavour.
Discover this cosmopolitan and diverse city.
- Stockholm’s Old Town
Visit Gamla stan, one of the biggest and best preserved medieval city districts in Europe.
Wander Visby's crooked lanes, which are lined with some 200 historic merchant houses and warehouses.
- Free upgrade to all inclusive
- VIP door to door
Explore beautiful fjords and archipelagos
On this exploration of Sweden, enjoy an overnight stay in Stockholm, offering ample time to uncover the capital’s churches, canals and historical sites, plus sail through the sprawling Stockholm Archipelago – an unforgettable cruising experience. Cruising the Swedish fjords will present scenes to savour too, while visits to the UNESCO-listed Visby and Gothenburg – rich in absorbing museums, gardens and picturesque waterways – make for rewarding explorations.
Saga price includes...
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch and additional cancellation rights on overseas holidays for over 50s, or a price reduction if not required (cover is subject to medical questions)
- All port taxes, fees and charges
- Tourist visas if required
- Drinks package*
And on your cruise...
- Full board
- Afternoon tea
- Room service
- Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
- Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
- Shuttle bus at selected ports
- Porterage of luggage
*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.
16/08/2020 Newcastle, England
After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Newcastle, embark Balmoral.
Depart late afternoon.
17/08/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
18/08/2020 Cruising Loch Dunvegan
Loch Dunvegan is flanked by unspoilt scenes of rough, rugged countryside and charming villages. Keep your eyes peeled for the 13th-century Dunvegen Castle, believed to be the oldest inhabited castle in northern Scotland.
18/08/2020 Cruising Gullmarsfjorden
Cruise Sweden’s largest fjord, also the country’s first marine conservation area, renowned for its unique marine species.
18/08/2020 Cruising Saltkallefjorden
Saltkallefjorden is surrounded by lush green fields, dense woodlands, rolling hills and steep cliffs – all beautiful sights to admire as you cruise the serene waters.
18/08/2020 Cruising Älgöfjorden
Enjoy fantastic views of craggy islands and islets as you cruise through the still blue waters of Älgöfjorden, a beautiful bay in Västra Götaland County.
18/08/2020 Cruising Hakefjorden & Brattöbadan
Admire stunning scenery as you cruise two of Sweden’s lesser-known waterways.
18/08/2020 Cruising Askerofjorden & Halsefjorden
Weave between Sweden’s craggy west coast islands on a scenic cruise through the Askeröfjorden and Halsefjorden waterways.
18/08/2020 Cruising Havstensfjorden & Byfjorden
Take in memorable views of flourishing woodland, rolling hills and picturesque settlements dotted along the shores of the fjords.
19/08/2020 Malmö, Sweden
Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon.
Discover cosmopolitan and diverse Malmö, where the charming streets of the old town contrast with the contemporary architecture and development of the Västra Hamnen – the West Harbour area, explore the museums, or take it easy in the cafes and parks.
20/08/2020 Visby, Gotland, Sweden
Arrive early morning. Depart early evening.
The fortified Hanseatic city of Visby is a UNESCO World Heritage site distinguished by its 13th century city walls that extend to over three kilometres. Within the city lies a cathedral and some 200 medieval buildings as well as botanical gardens and a choice of museums with artefacts tracing the island’s history and Viking connection.
21/08/2020 Stockholm ⚓, Sweden
Arrive early morning on August 21. Depart early afternoon on August 22.
Cruise through the beautiful Stockholm Archipelago to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. The city is made up of islands criss-crossed with bridges and has a choice of museums to explore including the ABBA and the Vasa Museum, the Royal Palace – official residence of the King of Sweden, parks, shops, a cathedral and more.
22/08/2020 Cruising Stockholm Archipelago
Enjoy a scenic departure from Stockholm as the ship weaves through the scattered islands of Stockholm Archipelago.
23/08/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
24/08/2020 Gothenburg, Sweden
Arrive early morning on August 24. Depart late afternoon on August 25.
Known as one of the friendliest cities in Europe, Gothenburg – Sweden’s second largest city – is a wonderful place to visit. Located on the sunny west coast, Gothenburg is a beautiful, vibrant and interesting city that appeals to all tastes, with several galleries, museums, boutiques, street cafes, botanical gardens and even Scandinavia’s largest theme park – Lisberg – to enjoy.
26/08/2020 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
27/08/2020 Newcastle, England
Arrive early morning.
Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.
⚓ Land by launch or tender.
All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost and are subject to change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.