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Baltic Cities And St Petersburg Cruise

Europe
  • Duration: 15 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW99859

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Make your own way to port

14 nights. September 2019. From £999.00.

Book by 30th September and claim 12 free bottles of wine – Use Code: WINE12

Join Astoria as she sails north and east through the Kiel Canal into the Baltic, to visit a quintet of historic capitals and spend two unforgettable days in the magnificent Russian city of St Petersburg. On this fascinating autumn cruise you'll discover cosmopolitan Copenhagen; the towers and spires of medieval Tallinn; Helsinki, Stockholm and Warnemunde - gateway to Rostock and the iconic German capital, Berlin.

What's Included

14 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Port Taxes

Holiday Highlights

Two days in glorious St Petersburg
Discover three delightful Scandinavian capitals
Tallinn, the exquisite capital of Estonia
Passage through the famous Kiel Canal
Take an excursion to Stockholm from Nynäshamn
The chance to visit Berlin, Germany's historic capital
Enjoy cruising in the Baltic’s clear light
PRICE FROM ? £999 per person
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Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Hull
Depart: 2045hrs Board Astoria in Hull, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.

Day 2

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 3

Kiel Canal Transit
Arrive: 0815hrs Depart: 1715hrs

Day 4

Warnemunde, Germany
Arrive: 0600hrs Depart: 1900hrs This morning Astoria arrives in Warnemunde, gateway to the city of Rostock. Discover the port’s charming gabled houses and historic Neuer Markt, or join the optional excursion to Berlin. Take in the city’s fascinating history - from the Brandenburg Gate and the great 1926 Olympic Stadium to Hitler’s Bunker and Checkpoint Charlie - before returning to Astoria, ready to sail, this evening.

Day 5

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 6

Tallinn, Estonia
Arrive: 1200hrs Depart: 1700hrs Today we’ll arrive in Tallinn. Step back in time as you explore the enchanting Estonian capital with its perfectly preserved old town, winding cobblestone streets full of storybook houses, steepled churches and ancient buildings, all watched over by Toompea Castle.

Days 7 and 8

St Petersburg, Russia
Arrive: 0800hrs Depart: 1800hrs (Day Eight) Astoria will spend two days at the docks of St Petersburg, one of the world’s most startling and glorious cities, with its world-renowned Hermitage Museum, its wide canal-side boulevards and its modern cosmopolitan atmosphere. We’ll have lots of time in the city, so don’t miss our optional excursion to the Tsars’ Summer Palace at Petrodvorets, the chance to explore the city’s Haymarket, or the opportunity to see the opulence of the Mariinsky Theatre, home to the world-renowned Kirov Ballet.

Day 9

Helsinki, Finland
Arrive: 0830hrs Depart: 1430hrs Step ashore this afternoon to explore the wonderful port of Helsinki, where the City Hall overlooks the fresh fish stalls and historic, covered Market Hall in Market Square. Stroll through Esplanade Park, and take in the panoramic views of the city and the sea beyond from the Cathedral tower. Don’t miss stunning Senate Square, whose great neo-Classical buildings doubled for Moscow in many Cold War Era movies.

Day 10

Nynashamn, Sweden
Arrive: 0830hrs Depart: 1600hrs Astoria will call at Nynashamn, this morning, and you’ll have the chance to head to Stockholm. Best explored on foot, the Swedish capital spans 14 islets and boasts a wonderful mix of historic sights and fine city parks. Its ancient heart is Gamla Stan, a beguiling labyrinth of cobbled streets, shops, cafes and restaurants. Optional Excursion:
Stockholm

Day 11

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 12

Copenhagen, Denmark
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 1900hrs Trendy Copenhagen, with its bicycle-packed streets and laid-back cafe culture, is today’s destination. See famous Tivoli Gardens (entrance payable locally) or join an optional shore excursion to discover the iconic Little Mermaid, the Royal Palace and the plush stores that line the Stroget - the city’s elegant shopping street.

Days 13-14

At sea
Spend two days relaxing on board.

Day 15

Arrive Hull
Arrive: 1015hrs Say goodbye to Astoria, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Hull, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise. Back to top

Further Information

Passport requirements

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

Terms and conditions

WINE12 TERMS: This offer applies to new bookings on long-haul air holidays made between 29th August and 30th September 2019 (inclusive) only, and to new bookings on ocean cruises lasting more than two nights made between 29th August and 30th September 2019 (inclusive) only. All information provided on this page has been approved by Virgin Wines (www.virginwines.co.uk). By accepting this offer, you are agreeing that you will provide a valid address and will allow us to send this and any other necessary data to Virgin Wines for the sole purpose of fulfilling the order of the free gift. Virgin Wines will not use this information for any other purpose. Newmarket Holidays will use this data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. This offer is not available on bookings with postal addresses in the Channel Islands. This offer is not valid on departures with late-availability pricing, is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. One Case of Wine per booking. No cash equivalent can be provided. Newmarket Holidays are acting as an agent to Virgin Wines and are unable to resolve any issues you may have with Virgin Wines after you have received your free gift. You can contact Virgin Wines regarding your case of wine by emailing corporate@virginwines.co.uk. CRUISE OFFER TERMS: Please see the following pages for relevant offer terms and conditions: www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-buy-one-get-one-free (for Buy One Get One Free), www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-buy-one-get-one-half-price-plus (for Buy One Get One Half-Price), and www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-getaway-deals (for Percentage Saver Fares). Back to top