Beautiful Baltic Cruise escorted by Hank & Jane Landes

About Escorted or Guided Tour

Beautiful Baltic Cruise escorted by Hank & Jane Landes

About Escorted or Guided Tour
Photo credit: John Anes
On a fully-escorted cruise spanning Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, and Poland, discover the beauty, history, and culture of these fascinating countries on the Baltic Sea. Learn about the Viking history of Scandinavia, immerse yourself in the wonders of St Petersburg, and gain a greater understanding of the connections forged across cultures through the shared shoreline of the Baltic. Daily excursions suit a variety of activity levels and interests—from nature, history, and animals to art, architecture, and the local food.

Beautiful Baltic Cruise, May 30-June 13, 2020

escorted by Hank & Jane Landes

Tour Fare per person:

Important note: Costs could increase if you sign up less than 90 days before a tour begins

Stateroom category details:

Interior stateroom (no window, no balcony)
Approx. 158 to 162 sq ft.
Upper and middle decks, aft

Oceanview stateroom (window, no balcony)
Approx. 146 to 206 sq. ft.
Lower decks, mid-forward

Balcony stateroom (private balcony with sliding glass doors)
Approx. 214 to 222 sq. ft., including balcony
Upper decks, mid-ship

Balcony stateroom (private balcony with sliding glass doors)
Approx. 214 to 222 sq. ft., including balcony
Upper decks, mid-ship

Mini-Suite (Private balcony with sliding glass doors, separate sitting area with sofa bed)
Approx. 323 sq. ft., including balcony
Middle decks, aft

Fare includes

  • All accommodations onboard ship
  • All meals onboard ship
  • On board entertainment and activities
  • Expert tour leaders and knowledgeable local guides

Fare excludes

  • International airfare and airport transfers
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities for shipoard staff
  • Port fees and taxes
  • Travel medical (out-of-country emergency) and cancellation/interruption insurance

Travel medical (out-of-country emergency) insurance and cancellation/interruption insurance are not mandatory but are highly recommended.
All rates shown are in effect at time of printing (April 2019). Although every effort is made to maintain the prices as established, TourMagination does reserve the right to adjust prices on this tour should it become necessary. The published price is guaranteed when paid in full. We accept check/cheque payments, and credit card payments. Please note that payments made using credit cards will be charged a 3% fee.


Saturday, May 30: London (Southampton), England
Arrive in England and transfer to the United Kingdom’s premier passenger ship port in Southampton. Onboard your cruise ship, meet your tour leader and fellow travellers as you settle into your waterborne home for the next two weeks.

Sunday, May 31: At Sea
On a full day at sea, enjoy scenic views from the deck and explore the ship’s amenities. From dance classes and cooking demonstrations to relaxing at a spa or listening to expert speakers discussing insights into the places you’ll visit, there’s something for everyone.

Monday, June 1: Kristiansand, Norway
Your first port of call is the city of Kristiansand, one of Norway’s most popular vacation destinations due to its sunny weather. Optional excursions include exploring the nearby fishing village of Høllen, riding on a vintage narrow-gauge steam railway, sailing the coast on a traditional Norwegian schooner, or learning about Norway’s mining history at Setesdal Mineral Park.

Tuesday, June 2: Copenhagen, Denmark

Sometimes called the “Venice of the North”, Copenhagen’s many canals and beautiful historic architecture gives it a charming air. Optional excursions include touring the city with time at the celebrated Tivoli Gardens, visiting the Renaissance-era castle Frederiksborg, or spending time in an open-air museum which recreates rural Denmark from centuries ago.

Wednesday, June 3: At Sea
As you sail through the Baltic Sea on your way to Estonia, relax or enjoy more of the onboard activities.

Thursday, June 4: Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia’s long history has included being ruled by many outside influences until it finally became an independent republic in 1991. Tallinn is Estonia’s political, commercial, and cultural centre. On optional excursions, you could tour Tallinn’s Old Town including the impressive natural amphitheatre called the Song Festival Grounds, go shopping along the medieval cobblestone lanes in Tallinn’s historic centre, visit the historic lighthouses along the picturesque coastline, or take a bicycle tour of the city and countryside.

Friday & Saturday, June 5 & 6: St. Petersburg, Russia
Spend two days in the famous St Petersburg, one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and Russia’s cultural centre. There are so many things to do here! Discover the wonders St Petersburg has to offer on your optional excursions, such as visiting the spectacular Hermitage Museum, attending a show presenting traditional folk music and dance, admiring the magnificent Peterhof Palace and gardens, going on a walking tour that includes the food market and the ornate city subway stations, participating in a hands-on cooking demonstration, and much more.

Sunday, June 7: Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, Finland’s capital and centre of commerce and culture, is well known for its striking neoclassical architecture. On an optional excursion, tour many of Helsinki’s highlights, savour the flavours on a tour of Finland’s favourite chocolate producer, visit a 100-year-old farm known for horse breeding, or meet the reindeer at Nuuksio National Park.

Monday, June 8: Stockholm, Sweden
Sweden’s capital city, Stockholm, covers 14 separate islands and has a history stretching back through centuries. On optional excursions, discover Sweden’s Viking history, enjoy a leisurely cruise through the city’s waterways, visit the oldest fully preserved warship in the world at the Vasa Museum, taste delicious samples as you learn about Nordic cuisine on a food walk, or take a walking tour through one of the largest and best-preserved medieval city centres in Europe.

Tuesday, June 9: Visby, Sweden
The quaint town of Visby is home to incredible views into the past, with ancient forts, churches, and city walls punctuated with towers. Visit the Gotland Museum to learn about the region’s Viking and medieval-era history. Relax on the lawns of the lush Almedalen park. Enjoy a treat at one of the town’s many cafés.

Wednesday, June 10: Gdansk (Gdynia), Poland

Gdansk, once the richest ports in the Baltic, was a cultural centre that drew people from across Europe. Although much of the town was destroyed in World War II, the rebuilt old city remains a jewel worth seeing. On optional excursions, explore the Old Town’s medieval architecture on a walking tour, visit the UNESCO heritage site Malbork Castle, enjoy an organ recital at Oliwa Cathedral, or discover the history of amber in this region as you visit an amber factory and enjoy time to shop.

Thursday & Friday, June 11 & 12: At Sea
On two final days at sea, reminisce with your fellow travellers about all the amazing things you’ve seen and done on your travels through the Baltic region.

Saturday, June 13: London (Southampton), England
Disembark in Southampton and say farewell to friends old and new as you depart for home.
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.