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Baltic Cities And St Petersburg Cruise

Europe
  • Duration: 17 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW99893

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Make your own way to port

16 nights. September 2019. From £799.00.

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

Join Magellan and cruise across the Channel to Amsterdam, then around Jutland and through the Danish archipelago into the Baltic. Discover the Danish cities of Aarhus and Copenhagen, Talinn's towers and spires, and the fascinating capital of Finland. Spend two unforgettable days in Russia's most elegant city - magnificent, historic St Petersburg, and perhaps join an unforgettable excursion from Warnemude to the iconic German capital, Berlin.

What's Included

16 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

Spend the night in glorious St Petersburg
Finnish Helsinki's Neo-classical architecture
Discover Tallinn, the exquisite capital of Estonia
Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen
A rare call at Sweden’s Gotland island
The lively cities of Rotterdam and Cork
An optional shore excursion from Warnemünde to Berlin
PRICE FROM ? £799 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Bristol
Depart: 1600hrs Board Magellan in Bristol, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.

Day 2

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 3

Rotterdam, Netherlands
Arrive: 1230hrs Depart: 1730hrs Magellan reaches her first port of call today: the Dutch maritime city of Rotterdam. Step ashore to see the stunning architecture of the Erasmus Bridge and the remarkable Markthal food market. Browse the World-class museums, explore the lovingly preserved Old Harbour and stroll past nearby Delfshaven's step-gabled houses and ancient wharves.

Day 4

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 5

Copenhagen, Denmark
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 1500hrs 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.

Day 6

Warnemunde, Germany
Arrive: 0800hrs Depart: 2200hrs This morning Magellan arrives in Warnemunde. From here you'll have the chance to join a full-day 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 Magellan, ready to sail, this evening.

Day 7

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 8

Tallinn, Estonia
Arrive: 1100hrs Depart: 1630hrs 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 9-10

St Petersburg, Russia
Arrive: 0700hrs (Day 9) Depart: 1900hrs (Day 10) Spend two days in St Petersburg, one of the world’s most startling and glorious cities. Discover its world-renowned Hermitage Museum, its wide canal-side boulevards and its modern, cosmopolitan atmosphere. you’ll have lots of time in the city, so don’t miss the 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 11

Helsinki, Finland
Arrive: 0745hrs Depart: 1400hrs This morning you'll be able to step ashore and explore 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 12

Visby, Sweden
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1230hrs Today you'll reach the Swedish island of Gotland. The island’s UNESCO-listed capital, Visby, is a medieval treasure trove of wooden cottages, cobbled streets and Gothic churches, encompassed by stout defensive walls. Beyond the town, a pristine land of tranquil countryside and fine beaches dotted with fascinating weathered rock formations known as ’rauks’, awaits.

Days 13-15

At sea
Spend two days relaxing on board.

Day 16

Cobh, Ireland
Arrive: 0930hrs Depart: 1500hrs Magellan arrives in Cobh this morning. Join our optional shore excursion to discover this historic capital of southwest Ireland. Alternatively, you may wish to head into the beautiful rolling countryside beyond, to the fashionable resort of Kinsale, famed for its fine food and sea fishing, or to famous Blarney Castle, just north of the city.

Day 17

Arrive Bristol
Arrive: 0630hrs Say goodbye to Magellan, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Bristol, 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