Changing Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea
Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic States and the imperial riches of St. Petersburg on this six-country cruise aboard Le Boréal featuring a presentation by the former president of Poland.
WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY
What an incredible journey! The Baltic Sea in surrounding countries have a rich history few of us realize. My eyes have been opened to the experiences of the peoples of this region through Smithsonian.”
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NORWAY PRE-CRUISE OPTIONAL EXTENSION
This unique four-night journey from Bergen “Across the Roof of Norway” features the snowcapped mountains, cascading waterfalls, alpine lakes and spectacular fjordland as seen from aboard the Bergen Line, Northern Europe’s highest railroad, and the Flåm Railway, a modern engineering marvel. Tour the city of Bergen, including Bryggen, a World Heritage site. Enjoy an overnight in the historic HOTEL STALHEIM and a scenic cruise on Sognefjord and Nærøey Fjord, a World Heritage site. On arrival in Oslo, embark the CROWN SEAWAYS ferry and disembark in Copenhagen the next morning for a scenic cruise along the city’s idyllic canals. Accommodations are for three nights in comfortable hotels and one night aboard the CROWN SEAWAYS ferry.
STOCKHOLM POST-CRUISE OPTIONAL EXTENSION
One of the most handsome Scandinavian cities, Stockholm is an attractive and harmonious mixture of medieval and modern structures built on 14 small islands scattered among open bays and narrow channels. Visit the City Hall, a 20th-century architectural masterpiece, where the majority of Nobel Prizes are awarded. Walk through the historic old town and visit the Vasa Museum, exhibiting a perfectly preserved 17th-century Swedish warship. Accommodations are for two nights in the ideally located SHERATON STOCKHOLM HOTEL.
* Pre- and Post-Program Options and Optional Excursions are available at additional cost. Details will be included with your reservation confirmation.
All program features are contingent upon final brochure pricing.
*Optional excursions are available at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.