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The Baltic Sea - A Splendid History -  Travemuende to Hamburg
MS Europa Voyage 1314 -  June 16-30, 2013

5% early booking discount if booked before November 18, 2012!

Living history awaits you on the shores of the “Mare Balticum”. Awesome Vikings, rich and powerful merchants, crowned tsars – they all left their mark on the region. Centuries-old ships in Norway or former Hanseatic cities such as Gdansk are just as much part of this ocean of impressions as charming Scandinavian metropolises. The city of the tsars St. Petersburg casts its spell on you for two whole days – irrespective of whether you are viewing the Amber Room or visiting the world-famous Hermitage. An invitation to be amazed.

Highlights of this cruise

  • UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites - the historic centre of St. Petersburg, the historic districts of Tallinn* and Riga* and Malbork Castle*
  • UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site – the Curonian Spit*
  • The Djurgarden game park on a Segway*
  • Visit to the Hermitage in St. Petersburg*
  • Chamber music highlights – classics on board

* These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. Subject to changes.

Date Destination
Sun, 16-Jun-2013 Travemuende, Germany. Embarkation of the MS Europa - departure at 19.00 hrs
Mon, 17-Jun-2013 Relaxation at sea
Tue, 18-Jun-2013 Oslo, Norway 7.00 – 14.00 hrs
Norway’s royal metropolis is one of Europe’s greenest cities and picturesquely located at the end of the Oslofjord. A setting you will get a fabulous view of during a helicopter flight over Oslo*. On the museum island of Bygdøy*, you will be fascinated by the Viking ships and the ethnologist Thor Heyerdahl’s quixotic means of travel.
Wed, 19-Jun-2013 Copenhagen, Denmark 8.00 – 15.00 hrs
She really is small, the Little Mermaid. The landmark of the charming Danish metropolis is just 1.25m tall and one of the destinations of your city tour* that also includes a visit to the futuristic Royal Opera House. You can experience Copenhagen’s relaxed ambiance live when you go for a walk around the city* to Amalienborg Palace and straight through the trendy district of Nyhavn.
Thu, 20-Jun-2013 Stockholm, arrival 19.00hrs
After heading through the picturesque skerry landscape, the EUROPA reaches Sweden’s capital. You have time until the following evening to explore the city and its picturesque historic district Gamla Stan. On the island of Djurgarden, you can get about very easily on a Segway*, a two-wheeler that you can steer simply by shifting your weight about. The Vasa Museum* showcases one of the world’s oldest restored warships, which sank on its maiden voyage in 1628. Gripsholm Castle*, the epitome of Swedish romanticism, is located on Lake Mälaren and today houses the National Collection of Portraits.
Fri, 21-Jun-2013 Stockholm, Sweden departure 18.00 hrs
Sat, 22-Jun-2013 Tallinn, Estonia 10.30 – 16.00 hrs
“Tere tulemast” – welcome to Estonia’s capital and its 1000-year-old history. The alleys in Tallinn‘s historic district* seem to be from another age as they meander past guild houses and churches. Looking down from the cathedral hill Toompea, you get a fabulous view of this mediaeval ensemble. Strolling through an enchanting raised bog landscape and studying the history of the aristocratic van Pahlen family on an old estate are experiences that Lahemaa National Park* can offer you.
Sun, 23-Jun-2013 St. Petersburg, Russia arrival 7.00 hrs
The EUROPA enters St. Petersburg via the River Neva. You have two full days to take in this Russian city’s countless art and cultural treasures, for instance when you go on an extensive city tour* that includes a visit to the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul or on the panoramic trip*. In nearby Pushkin, Catherine Palace* with its baroque facade and the reconstruction of the legendary Amber Room will amaze you. Catherine II acquired the first paintings for the collection in the Hermitage* – today one of the world’s largest and most important museums featuring fantastic works by European masters. You can get a waterside view of the Winter Palace during the canal trip* along the city’s many rivers and canals. Subsequently, you will be fascinated by the splendour of Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, one of the world’s largest domed churches. The shore of the Gulf of Finland accommodates Peterhof*, the summer residence of the tsars with its sumptuously furnished palace rooms and magnificent parkland.
Mon, 24-Jun-2013 St. Petersburg, Russia departure 19.00 hrs
Tue, 25-Jun-2013 Relaxation at sea
Wed, 26-Jun-2013 Riga, Latvia 8.00 – 14.30 hrs
A rich architectural heritage characterises this pearl of the Baltic countries. In the delightful historic district*, many sights are reminiscent of the time when Riga was a member of the powerful Hanseatic League, for example the Small and Large Guilds, the craftsmen’s houses “Three Brothers” or the tower of St. Peter’s Church, the city’s landmark. You can take a leisurely stroll through Latvian history on the shores of Lake Jugla, where 100 traditional buildings in the open-air museum* provide an insight into rural life during bygone centuries.
Thu, 27-Jun-2013 Klaipeda, Lithuania 8.00 – 19.00 hrs
Visit the statue of Annie of Tharaw in Klaipeda’s beautiful historic district or head for the Curonian Spit*. The unspoilt natural beauty of this peninsula with its massive drifting sand dunes was already appreciated by the author Thomas Mann, who had a summer house built in the picturesque fishing village of Nidden. You can explore the idyllic landscape of the Curonian Spit really well by bike*.
Fri, 28-Jun-2013 Gdynia, Poland 7.00 – 19.00 hrs
Neptune’s Fountain splashes away in front of Arthur’s Court, and a guided walk around the lovingly restored historic district of Gdansk* reveals a gem with a 1000-year-old history. On the banks of the River Nogat, memories of the Teutonic Knights are evoked - Malbork Castle* is Europe’s largest mediaeval knight’s castle.
Sat, 29-Jun-2013 Evening passage through the Kiel Canal
Sun, 30-Jun-2013 Hamburg, Germany arrival 7.00 hrs, disembarkation.

5% early booking discount if booked before November 18, 2012!

Category Suite type

Price in Euros
(per person)

Price in USD $  ³
(per person)

Guaranteed Suite, double occupancy¹

6,690 €

$ 8,028


7,616 €

$ 9,140


7,896 €

$ 9,473


8,176 €

$ 9,812

Suite, single occupancy

10,416 €


Veranda Suite

8,926 €


Veranda Suite

10,136 €


Veranda Suite, single occupancy

13,856 €


Veranda Suite

10,596 €

$ 12,716

Veranda Suite

11,346 €

$ 13,616

Veranda Suite, single occupancy

15,716 €

$ 18,860

Penthouse Deluxe Suite

18,046 €

$ 21,656

Penthouse Grand Suite

- on request -

- on request -

SPA Suite

12,646 €


Extra bed for 3rd person

4,546 €

 $ 5,456

- Without travel arrangements to cruise departure point

-  €

not applicable

³ US Dollar rates as of June 8, 2012.  Fares are based on the current Euro to Dollar exchange rate and are subject to change.

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