Northern Europe
Cathedrals & Capitals: Scandinavia by Sea
Explore spectacular cathedrals, historic landmarks, opulent palaces and elegant cities as you discover the history and legends of Scandinavia aboard a modern super yacht.
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Program No. 19192RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

Discover Scandinavia by water, undoubtedly the best way to experience a region known for its soaring fjords, Viking longships and fantastic legends and lore tied to the mighty sea. Sail to the capitals of Sweden, Finland and Denmark, plus Saint Petersburg, Russia’s gateway to the West.
Activity Level
Must be able to handle your own luggage, get on and off a motor coach, walk a few blocks and climb a few stairs.
Independent Discovery at Sea
Independent Discovery at Sea programs are designed for independent travelers. Enjoy educational programming with our experts, as well as independent time to explore on your own with shore excursions you choose based on your interests and physical ability.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • An extended discovery of Saint Petersburg allows you to see the spectacular cathedrals, fortresses and palaces built under Peter the Great.
  • Discover fascinating cities including Karlskrona, Klaipeda, Mariehamm and Helsinki.
  • Explore Copenhagen, an elegant Scandinavian city of expansive parks and plazas.

General Notes

Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower activity level and the ability to choose your own shore excursion based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Study Leader. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Laurieanne Wysocki
Laurieanne Wysocki received a Certificat Pratique de Langue Francais in Angers, France and graduated with a B.A. in French from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1985. As a veteran traveler in over 60 countries on six continents, she began working as a group leader for Road Scholar in 2000, traveling with groups predominantly in Europe with an emphasis on Adventure Afloat programs. When not facilitating Road Scholar programs and otherwise journeying abroad, Laurieanne pursues vocations in writing and art while living on a lake in western Massachusetts where she also enjoys swimming, hiking, and gardening. Her adventure travel stories have been published by GoNomad; her paintings currently hang in local galleries and restaurants, as well as in private collections in London, St. Petersburg, Boston, New York, and San Francisco.
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