Baltic Heritage from £2,699 per person

Day 1

Fly from the UK to Stockholm and transfer to your hotel for a two night stay.

Day 2

A day at leisure to enjoy the city. Visit the Old Town, medieval Gamla Stan, the elegant royal palace, the parks and the impressive Vasa, the magnificently restored 17th century warship that sank in the harbour on her maiden voyage.

Day 3

Today you are transferred to the port to board your cruise ship, Oceania Nautica.

Day 4

Arrive in Helsinki and admire the city's stunning modern architecture and visit the bustling open air market. Take a harbour cruise past forests, beaches, villas and a ruined Suomenlinna fortress that spans five islands. or visit historic, colourful Porvoo, Finland's second oldest town.

Day 5 & 6

Explore breathtaking St Petersburg and cruise its canals. Visit the Peter and Paul fortress , the fabulous onion domed cathedrals and the palaces - from the immense Winter Palace, now the Hermitage Museum, to the fables Catherine's Palace and Peterhof outside the city. Enjoy an evening of ballet or traditional Russian song and dance or take a day trip to Moscow.

Day 7

Step back in time as you walk the beautifully preserved town of Tallinn. Discover its upper and lower levels, the guild houses, churches and squares, the famous apothecary shop and the exquisite town hall. See delightful parks, Baroque palaces and a ruined 15th century convent. 

Day 8

Once called the 'Paris of the Baltics' Riga has regained its status as a cosmopolitan capital with dozens of museums and arguably Europe's most exceptional Art Nouveau architecture. Founded in 1201, Riga boasts a magnificent Old Town called 'Vecriga'. Riga Castle, the resident of Latvia;s president, was built on the site of the original settlement next to the Daugava River. St Mary;s Dome Cathedral is renowned for its stained glass windows and massive 19th century organ comprised of more than 6,500 pipes.

Day 9

Enjoy the lovely countryside beyond the city of walls of Visby, and take in the view of his former Hanseatic League town before exploring its narrow, winding lanes, marvellous ruined medieval churches and impressive St Mary's Cathedral.

Day 10

Enjoy a cruise along the charming canals of Copenhagen and visit the quant old harbour at Nyhavn and beautiful Rosenborg Castle and, of course, the fames statue of the Little Mermaid.

Day 11

Cruising the Skagerrak and North Sea

Day 12

Enjoy 14th century Bruges, meander the narrow streets, past gabled buildings and bustling markets. Or spend the day exploring Brussels, home of Rubens and Bruegel

Day 13

Arrive in Southampton

Departure:
12 nights departing 9th September 2019 from £2,699 per person

Offer subject to availability and can be withdrawn without notice.

What's included?

  • 2 night stay in a 4* Stockholm hotel

  • 10 nights cruise on board Oceania Nautica

  • $150 on board spend

  • Transfers

  • Flights from the UK

  • Gratuities

Tracey Strand