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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

A Baltic Summer

Enjoy an overnight stop in culture-rich St Petersburg and explore the spectacular Baltic cities of Helsinki, Riga and Tallinn on this luxury cruise, with a transit of the magnificent Kiel Canal

Cruise Only
12 nights from £3549pp

Luxury Holiday
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Peterhof Palace, St Petersburg
  • Tallinn, Estonia
  • Gdansk

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Complimentary two-category cabin upgrade! Excludes guarantee cabins. Subject to availability. T&Cs apply. Book by 18 Nov 2020

Complimentary Two-Cabin Upgrade on Selected 2021 Azamara Cruises! Book by 18 Nov 2020

A Baltic Summer Special Offer

Spend the summer exploring fascinating Baltic cities and opulent St Petersburg on board a luxurious ship.

From Stockholm, a land of Scandinavian architecture, head to Tallinn and soak up the lively cafe culture. Discover an eclectic mix of architecture in Helsinki, a city with Russian and Nordic influences, before enjoying an overnight stop in St Petersburg, renowned for its churches, museums, galleries and gardens.

Take a stroll through Riga and along Klaipeda's cobblestone streets, before taking in the architecture of Gdansk and enjoying a special classical music concert at the Poland Baltic Philharmonic concert hall. Continue to the beautiful island of Bornholm with its pretty fishing villages and medieval churches, and transit the famous Kiel Canal, the world’s busiest artificial waterway linking the North and Baltic Seas. Finally, experience Amsterdam’s unique culture and personality as you wrap up your Baltic voyage.

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A Baltic Summer Itinerary

Day 1 - Stockholm (Sweden)

Embark ship in Stockholm.

Day 2 - Tallinn (Estonia)

A very attractive Baltic capital city, that is renowned for its friendliness and the welcome it provides for visitors. Estonia is now a modern forward thinking country but with a great pride in its history. Tallinn has a well-preserved medieval quarter, impressive fortified city walls and it is a delight to visit the quaintly named Long Leg Street or Tall Hermann, a 14th-century watchtower.

Day 3 - Helsinki (Finland)

Helsinki blends traditional and modern architecture with the beauty of nature. The city is home to the famous Rock Church and Sibelius Monument.

Days 4-5 - St Petersburg (Russia)

Enjoy an overnight stay in the cultural city of St Petersburg, from where there is the opportunity to visit the Hermitage, one of the world's largest museums, Peterhof Palace with its lavish gardens and majestic fountains, and St Isaac's Cathedral.

Day 6 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 7 - Riga (Latvia)

Located on the mouth of the River Daugava, Riga is Latvia's lively capital city. This historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts an array of architectural styles. Perhaps explore the history of Latvia at an open-air museum, walk through the Kemeri National Park or enjoy a guided tour of Old Town Riga followed by a monumental pipe organ concert.

Day 8 - Klaipeda (Lithuania)

Walk the cobblestoned Old Town in Klaipėda and you’ll see its German heritage in the architecture, beginning at Theatre Square where Hitler once spoke. The old warehouses by the Dane River are now pubs and restaurants. Other sites to see include Memelburg Castle, the Ethnographic Fisherman’s Farmstead, and the quaint village of Palanga.

Day 9 - Gdansk (Poland)

The 1,000-year-old port city of Gdańsk was mostly destroyed during WWII, but there are still many impressive sights. Wander through cobblestone streets and mazes of red-brick buildings to discover the Upland Gate, St. Mary’s Church, the medieval Gdańsk Crane, the Great Arsenal, and the Amber Museum and National Museum. During your time here, there is a special AzAmazing event - a Classical Concert at the Poland Baltic Philharmonic.

Day 10 - Ronne (Denmark)

The island of Bornholm boasts numerous picturesque fishing villages and 15 medieval churches, some of which are 12th century round structures with unique artwork and architecture. Take a stroll down quiet cobbled lanes in the old part of the capital, Ronne.

Day 11 - Kiel Canal (Germany)

This is the world's busiest artificial waterway, linking the North Sea with the Baltic. Operating since 1895, it was widened to accommodate larger vessels in early 20th century. Still narrow enough to keep ships close to shore, and with no locks, it's basically a gentle cruise through the backyards and gardens of local folk, whom you may see riding their bicycles or picnicking on a fine afternoon.

Days 12-13 - Amsterdam (Holland)

With more canals than Venice, Amsterdam is a winding wonder of waterways just waiting to be explored. Whether by boat or by foot, learn about the city's past inhabitants such as Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Anne Frank. You'll soon discover there's so much more to Amsterdam than windmills and wooden shoes.

This itinerary is subject to change.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full-board cruise
  • Complimentary AzAmazing Evening event
  • Complimentary selected spirits, beers and wine throughout
  • Complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas
  • Shuttle service to and from ports
  • Butler service for suite guests

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - we can arrange these for you, please contact us for details
  • Shore excursions
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Map for A Baltic Summer