Stockholm, Sweden / EmbarkArrive in Stockholm. Boar Le Boreal between 4:00 and 4:30 PM. Settle in to your cabin and familiarize yourself with the ship and her crew.
Helsinki, FinlandHelsinki is known as the "daughter of the Baltic" and this superb port city and cultural capital possesses great historical treasures. With its blend of European, Scandinavian and Russian influences, Helsinki is a city of contrasts. The different architectural styles are the perfect reflection of Finland's multicultural past. Discover the Lutheran temple of Temppeliaukion that was dug from the rocks, Finlandia Hall, the palace of Concerts, designed by Aalto, and the magnificent Orthodox cathedral. A city that is literally built on water, Helsinki is surrounded by numerous islands, some of which are fortified, such as Soumenlinna.
St. Petersburg, RussiaThe capital of the Russian Empire from 1712 to its collapse in 1917, St. Petersburg has preserved a truly unique ensemble of architecture from this period, making it one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. There is so much to see here: Pavlovski Palace (the tsar's summer residence), Peter and Paul Fortress, the Pushkin Museum, the magnificent Saint Isaac’s Cathedral and of course the world-renowned Hermitage Museum where more than three million items are on display. The pomp and ceremony of the tsars still hang in the air of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
Tallinn, EstoniaCapital of Estonia, Tallinn is brimming with history and secrets. This great metropolis was particularly active in the medieval period and has preserved some beautiful monuments from that time. You can lose yourself in the heart of this city which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Visby, SwedenRanked as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Visby has many historic treasures to offer visitors. In the Middle Ages the town was an important trading site belonging to the Hanseatic League. The 3.4km-long "Ringmuren" wall encircles the medieval center of the city is one of its major attractions. Behind these ramparts are Gothic churches, hundred-year-old houses and narrow streets full of roses; indeed Visby is often referred to as the "city of roses."
Gdansk, PolandPort details pending.
Copenhagen, DenmarkPort details pending.
Copenhagen, Denmark / DisembarkFollowing an early breakfast, disembark in Copenhagen. Transfer to airport to continue your travels.