Baltic Sea Cruises 2019 - 2020
The Baltic Sea is a charming part of northern Europe and has so many options on different cruises, including Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn and St. Petersburg!
Unravel the intrigue of the former Eastern Bloc, be dazzled by the jewels of Scandinavia and admire some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes on board a Baltic Sea cruise. Immerse yourself in a curious world where old meets new, where ancient landmarks blend effortlessly into urban metropolises and charming traditions flirt with cosmopolitan culture. Cruise the Baltic Sea for the chance to marvel at the magnificent Norwegian Fjords, admire majestic architecture in St Petersburg or stroll winding cobbled streets in Tallinn’s charming old town. Cruise the Baltic Sea in the epitome of comfort and style from Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Berlin on board Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line or Viking River Cruises.
Oslo, also known as the green city, is home to countless attractions and has an enchanting Scandinavian flair. Some of the attractions include, the royal palace, government buildings, the Storting parliament building as well as the town hall, where each year the Nobel Prize is awarded. For gift shopping, head over to the shopping street of Karl Johans Gate. You are sure to enjoy your stay here as Norwegian people are very open and friendly.
Kiel is the capital of Schleswig-Holstein and is one of Germanys northernmost cities. Kiel Sailing Week is a world-known sailing festival, when thousands of people flock from all over the world to the port city. The city has much to offer, in particular the marine area, the U-boat Memorial, Botanical Garden and the Olympic Village in Kiel-Schilksee. The city's blend of Northern German charm and a wide range of dining, shopping and hotels make it a perfect place to visit.
Gdynia was made into one of Poland's busiest and most important sea ports after World War 1 and developed from a small village to a large urban centre quite quickly. The city also has reminders of its past, with historic buildings such as St. Michael the Archangel Church, which today offers insights into Gdynia's past as part of a sailing museum. There is also a thriving cultural scene in the city and an example of this is the annual Polish Film Festival, which is held in the city and is a must see event for any film-lovers.
Visby is located on the Swedish Baltic island of Gotland. The Hanseatic town of Visby is characterized by its many medieval buildings and was therefore added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Latvia's capital is the largest city in the Nordic and Baltic region. Riga is famous for its well-preserved downtown and Art Nouveau. In the city you will find historic spires and architecture of days gone by. The Freedom Monument which is almost 43 metres tall represents Latvia's path to freedom and is a must-see for many visitors. Riga's Central Market is also highly recommended, founded in 1930, the market, much like Riga itself is steeped in history and is one of the biggest marketplaces in Eastern Europe. Visitors can expect a lively atmosphere with plenty of bartering!
Skagen is the northernmost city in Denmark and the place where the Baltic Sea meets the North Sea. When the tide is right, visitors can watch the amazing phenomenon as the waters from two different oceans flow into each other, creating beautiful color and current patterns. Its unique patterns of light and picturesque scenery drew groups of artists in the late 19th and early 20th century, and their artwork is still on display in Skagens Museum.Highlights of Skagen
- Walk along the beach at Grenen Skagen, known as the "top of Denmark"
- Spend some time in the Skagens Museum learning about the artist colony that once lived there and viewing the impressionist art
- Hike among the dunes and take in the power of nature at Rabjerg Mile
The port city of Klaipeda lies at the mouth of the Curonian Lagoon in the Baltic Sea and is the third largest city in Lithuania. The Danė River divides the Lithuanian city into the Old and New Town. Visit to discover the bustling old town with its many museums and Theater Square. Located at Theater square is a famous monument and fountain dedicated to German poet Simon Dach, who was born in Klaipeda. Klaipedia is also home to Lithuania's only substantial port, every Summer the Klaipeda tall ships race and regatta draws many visitors.
The port city of Rønne is the capital city of Bornholm island. With a population of approximately 15,000 inhabitants, Rønne is also the largest city on the island. In the old part of Rønne, expect to find small cobble stone streets which lead you to St. Nicolai Church, which is surrounded by beautiful half-timbered houses and narrow charming streets. St. Torv is the main hub of activity in Rønne and on a market day people from all over Bornholm bring their best produce to sell. For a small place, Rønne has an interesting history which can be discovered in the Bornholm Museum.
Baltic Sea Cruises – Popular destinationsAbove, you will see a selection of some of the best, and most popular, destinations for the Baltic Sea cruise. Feel free to browse through our main cruise destinations of this region, or if you need some more inspiration, simply call our cruise experts. Dreamlines experts are on-hand to guide you through the booking process and find you an ideal cruise deal. Some of the most well-known destination in the Baltic Sea region are perhaps Stockholm and Helsinki and are celebrated for their spectacular architecture and scenic natural beauty. These cities with their medieval streets are perfectly suited to those cruise passengers with an affinity for middle ages and history. Other popular Baltic Sea cruise destinations include Tallinn, where the iconic narrow medieval streets are located and Copenhagen, which is home to charming Scandinavian culture, colorful architecture and quirky arts. There are too many wonderful places that must be visited to be believed!
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