“I understand both the science and to some extent the effects for global warming better for having taken this trip. I loved the experience of living on an ice breaker and learning about arctic marine mammals.”
Changing Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea
Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic States and the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg on this ten-night program, cruising for eight nights under the spectacular “White Nights of Summer” aboard the deluxe M.S. Le Boréal, launched in 2010. By special arrangement, enjoy a rare opportunity to hear speeches by former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev and former President of Poland Lech Walesa.
In the tradition of ancient Viking mariners, sail across the Baltic Sea from the historic port of Copenhagen, Denmark, to the cosmopolitan Stockholm, Sweden. Enjoy deluxe hotel accommodations in these fascinating capital cities. Revel in the medieval charms of Riga, Latvia, and Tallinn, Estonia; and discover the stunning architecture of Helsinki, Finland. This enlightening cruise features two nights in regal St. Petersburg, including an early-opening tour of the world-acclaimed State Hermitage Museum and a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress.
From approximately $7,695, per person, double occupancy