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Adventures Afloat: Seaside Capitals of the Baltic

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Program #21520RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
A sea teeming with cod and herring, on whose shores could be found rich supplies of lumber, iron and salt — it’s no wonder the Baltic was the object of many nations’ economic and political desires. The Vikings built a trade empire around it, the Hanseatic League grew wealthy from it and Denmark and Sweden fought wars for “dominium maris baltici,” control of the Baltic. On this voyage, experience six beautiful and deeply historic cities that reflect and carry on the Baltic’s fascinating story.


Highlights

• Discover and compare the cosmopolitan capital cities of Copenhagen, Tallinn, Helsinki and Stockholm.
• Explore the palaces of the tsars in Saint Petersburg and examine the treasures of the State Hermitage Museum.
• Learn about the powerful Hanseatic League of cities and merchant guilds in the German seaport of Rostock.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven and hilly terrain and stairs without railings.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Copenhagen (Denmark), 2 nights; embark Norwegian Star, 9 nights (ports of call include Warnemünde (Germany), Tallinn (Estonia), Saint Petersburg (Russia), Helsinki (Finland), Stockholm (Sweden)); disembark Copenhagen, departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
Visas: 1(out of 1 required)

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4.6
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