2020 Cruising the Baltic Sea: Copenhagen to St. Petersburg

2020 Cruising the Baltic Sea: Copenhagen to St. Petersburg


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Set out on the most sweeping of Baltic cruises aboard ‘Le Dumontd’Urville,’ a new mega-yacht launched in 2019, and experience thecultures of seven countries — Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden,Estonia, Finland and Russia — and their grand, historic cities.

JUL 16: Arrive Copenhagen, Denmark

Arrive in Copenhagen and transfer to your luxury vessel. Join fellow guests for an evening welcome reception.

(Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 17: Copenhagen

Brimming with everything from high-design shops andstylishly dressed locals to royal palaces housing Vikingtreasures, Copenhagen is at once effortlessly cool, eclecticand richly cultural. Enjoy an early, guided panoramic driveof the city that includes a stop at Christianborg Palace and awalk through Amalienborg Palace Square. At Amalienborg,view its four identical classical façades, octagonal courtyardand equestrian statue of King Frederick V. Originallydesigned for high-ranking aristocrats, the palace became theresidence in 1794 for Denmark’s Royal Family — some ofwhom still reside here today, under the watch of the RoyalGuards. Return to your elegant ship and enjoy the afternooncruising toward Poland.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 18: Gdansk, Poland

Today in Gdansk, choose from several expertly led shoreexcursions. Perhaps take a guided walking tour throughOld Town, seeing the Golden Gate, Artus Court, GdanskTown Hall, St. Mary’s Church and Neptune’s Fountainbefore strolling along the Mo''tawa River. Alternately,visit the Museum of the Second World War, take a sceniccountryside drive and pay an introspective visit to theStutthof concentration camp. Or, you may instead learnabout the Solidarity Movement, seeing the Brick GothicSrodmiescie district, visiting the European Solidarity Center,and seeing where the August Agreements were signed. Finally,choose to visit the Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork,followed by a lunch of local specialties. Back onboard your luxury cruiser, attend a talk on board by NobelPeace Prize recipient and former president of Poland LechWalesa, followed by cocktails and a meet-and-greet.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 19: Klaipeda, Lithuania

Disembark in Klaipeda and choose an excursion ashore. Youmay visit Zemaitija National Park, taking in panoramas fromatop Cidabras Hill. Proceed to a local farmstead, where youdiscover Samogitian traditions and sit down to an authenticlunch. Continue to the Cold War museum, a former Sovietmissile base. Or, instead choose to remain in Klaipedaand take a walking tour of Old Town, seeing the old castlegrounds, German-style warehouses and Theatre Squarewith its Simon Dach Fountain. Cap the day with a privatevisit to the new Museum 39-45. Alternately, learn aboutlocal fishermen and the peculiarities of shipbuilding in thevillage of Dreverna. Cruise its harbor by reisekahn (antiqueCuronian sailboat).

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 20: Stockholm, Sweden

Arriving in Stockholm, choose from one of severalexcursions ashore. Perhaps take a walking tour of GamlaStan (Old Town), seeing Storkyrkan cathedral and Stortorget.Then, visit the Royal Palace. Alternately, explore StockholmCity Hall, its iconic spire featuring the Swedish national coatof arms. You may instead see a 17th-century Swedish warshipand recovered artifacts at the Vasa Museum, followed by adrive through Gamla Stan. Or — from the rooftop of the OldParliament House — take a thrilling, guided walk above thecity. Finally, you may partake in a Nordic food experience,sampling Swedish specialties from local purveyors.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 21: Stockholm

Continue exploring Stockholm, perhaps visitingDrottningholm Palace and Theater, and seeing the exoticChinese Pavilion and gardens. Alternately, take an art tour,starting at Milles Garden. Proceed to Waldemarsudde,former home of landscape painter Prince Eugen. See hiswork and collection of Swedish turn-of-the-19th-century art.This afternoon, you may choose from a guided rooftop walkabove Stockholm, a visit to the Vasa museum or a guidedstroll through Old Town.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 22: Tallinn, Estonia

Disembark in Tallinn and choose from several shoreexcursions. Take a guided walking tour of the city’s Old Town,admiring Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and vistas from atopDome Hill. Then, see Toompea Castle and the main square, home to the oldest pharmacy in Europe, St. Mary’s Cathedraland the Town Hall. End the day sampling local, medievaldishes at a neighborhood restaurant. Alternately, leave thecity behind for the beautiful Estonian forests and take a bogwalk. Or, instead drive past Tallinn’s Old Town en route toLahemaa National Park, where you taste Estonian vodka orherbal teas alongside local nibbles at Palmse Manor. Continueto Sagadi Manor and the Forestry Museum.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 23���24: Helsinki, Finland

Spend two days choosing from custom-designed excursionsin Helsinki. Perhaps take a panoramic tour, seeing EmbassyPark and Helsinki Cathedral in Senate Square. Continuealong Mannerheim Street — Helsinki’s main thoroughfare— and see the Parliament House; National Museum ofFinland; Finlandia Hall, the stadium that hosted the 1952Olympics; and the new Opera House. Then visit the unique,underground Temppeliaukio Church and see the SibeliusMonument. Alternately, explore medieval Porvoo, whichincludes a guided cruise along the Porvoo River and partsof the Gulf of Finland archipelago. At Haikko Manor, sit down to a waterfront lunch. Return to Helsinki for a briefcity tour, stopping at Sibelius Park and Senate Square beforepassing the Market Square, Uspenski Cathedral and thePresidential Palace. The next day, choose from additionalHelsinki excursions, such as a privately guided boat tourwith a visit to the Fortress of Suomenlinna, and a Finnishsauna experience and nature walk.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hotel: 'Le Dumont d���Urville'  

JUL 25: St. Petersburg, Russia

Bid farewell to your ship and crew and disembark in St.Petersburg for three days of exploration. You may see thefamous Impressionist collection at the Hermitage GeneralStaff Building, including works from Monet, Renoir, VanGogh and Matisse. Visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral, adornedwith ornate mosaics, icons, and columns of malachite andlapis lazuli. Should you prefer, visit Peter and Paul Fortressas well as the Fabergé Museum. Finally, you can partakein a cooking class, where you prepare brilliantly huedRussian borscht alongside a local chef. Then, check in toyour luxurious hotel, where your luggage awaits. Gatherearly this evening to pay an after-hours visit to the opulentHermitage Museum, seeing its collection of artwork fromthe Stone Age to modern times.

(Breakfast, Lunch)
Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg  

JUL 26���27: St. Petersburg

Enjoy further exploration of St. Petersburg for the next twodays. Gain early access to Rococo-style Catherine Palaceand see its storied Amber Room. Continue to Peterhof,viewing the breathtaking Grand Cascade. Stroll throughthe park and see the palace of Monplaisir before returning to St. Petersburg by private hydrofoil. Alternately, eitherview the Impressionist collection at the Hermitage Museum,followed by a visit to St. Isaac’s Cathedral; or visit Peter andPaul Fortress and the Fabergé Museum. This evening, enjoya private farewell dinner in a palace, complete with liveentertainment. The next day, select from the excursions youmay have missed or enjoy time exploring on your own.

(Breakfast, Dinner (Jul 26); Breakfast (Jul 27))
Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg  

JUL 28: Depart St. Petersburg

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight homeor continue on A&K’s group extension to Moscow.

(Breakfast)

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