Changing Tides of History–Cruising the Baltic Sea

Aug. 1 – 10, 2021

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
10
Cost: 
From $6,995
Activity Level: 
Level 2
Max Passengers: 
140 (ship capacity)
Tour Operator: 
Thomas P Gohagan
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 


  • Join us for the opportunity to experience the lands and legacies forged by centuries of Baltic history.
  • By special arrangement, hear from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Poland Lech Wałęsa and the interpreter and advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev, Pavel Palazhchenko.
  • Explore the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this six-country, eight-night program.
  • Cruise the aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Dumont-d’Urville from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Stockholm, Sweden, with an excursion included in every port.
  • Tour the medieval Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia, and the Hanseatic League town of Visby, Sweden, both UNESCO World Heritage sites; discover the storied architecture of cosmopolitan Helsinki, Finland; and immerse yourself in the legacy of the Solidarity movement in Gda´nsk, Poland.
  • Enjoy two days exploring St. Petersburg, including specially arranged entry into the State Hermitage Museum, a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and an excursion to Catherine’s Palace and Peterhof.
  • Wonders of Norway Pre-Program and Splendors of Stockholm Post-Program Options.
Itinerary 

Day 1: Depart the U.S.

Day 2: Copenhagen, Denmark/ Embark Le Dumont‑d’Urville 

Day 3: Gdańsk, Poland

Day 4: Cruising the Baltic Sea 

Day 5: Tallinn, Estonia

Day 6: St. Petersburg, Russia

Day 7: St. Petersburg

Day 8: Helsinki, Finland

Day 9: Visby, Gotland Island, Sweden 

Day 10: Stockholm/Disembark ship/ Return to the U.S.

*Itinerary is subject to change.