Scandinavia & Russia
11 Nights on the Star Princess -
Denmark to Denmark
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Departure from USA
2: Arrive Copenhagen, Denmark
The wealth of royalty can be found everywhere in Copenhagen. Castles, mansions and the Danish Crown Jewels will be some of the highlights of a Copenhagen tour. Seize a photographic moment at the famous bronze sculpture of the Little Mermaid, the symbol of Copenhagen. Take a castle tour and see these opulent structures in both Copenhagen and North Zealand. Or simply spend the day strolling by the blooms in the world famous Tivoli Gardens.
3: At Sea
minute you step onboard, you know — this is one of the best ways to
discover the world. It's all here for you: delicious gourmet meals, fun
entertainment, and always, incredible pampering.
4: Stockholm, Sweden
This morning, we arrive in Sweden's capital, Stockholm. Situated where Lake Malaren meets the Baltic Sea, Stockholm was founded as a fortress in the mid-13th century. The fortress grew into a town, spread to nearby islands, and the mainland eventually became the capital of Sweden. It is a city of remarkable beauty with its numerous parks, tree-lined squares and boulevards, and pleasant water vistas. Stockholm is very easy to see by bus. Another great way to see the sights is to cruise the extensive waterways in a glass-enclosed boat. On tours of the city's historic and modern districts, you get to see the Royal Palace, houses from the 15th century in medieval Old Town, panoramic views of the stately skyline, the parklands and attractions of Djurgarden and the Blue Hall in City Hall, where the Nobel Prize festivities are held.
5: Helsinki, Finland
Your tour of Helsinki starts in the shipyards then leads to colorful open-air Market Square. Then on to the domed Tuomiokirkko, Parliament House and the majestic Finlandia Hall. No tour would be complete without a visit to the Rock Church and the 1952 Olympic Stadium. If you choose, you may also visit the scenic town of Porvoo. This city dates back to 1346 and offers photographic opportunities galore.
6: St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg is rich in cultural heritage and is a masterpiece of architecture, embodying the soul of Imperial Russia. See the elegant facades, glorious cathedrals, and grand residences along St. Petersburg's beautiful canals. Take this opportunity to see The Hermitage Museum at the Winter Palace, Imperial Petrodvorets and its complex system of fountains and Catherine the Great's Palace at Pushkin. You'll have the opportunity to be treated as royalty when you indulge in Russian tea and Piroshkis at the Duke's Palace. You may also wish to engage in a cultural outing such as a concert at Smolny Cathedral. Get some great pictures of St. Isaac's Cathedral, the world's third largest domed cathedral.
7: St. Petersburg, Russia
One of the
most interesting optional tours offered takes us off the beaten path
with visits to the inner haunts of this great city - from St.
Petersburg’s Metro to Kuznechny Market and take a closer look at the
life of Russian people by experiencing a walking tour in the city
center. In the evening you may choose to take in a Russian Ballet or
8: Tallinn, Estonia
Muuga is your gateway to Tallinn, a city known for its medieval history and artifacts. You won't want to miss a walking tour where you will experience the gothic Domed Church. An excursion to St. Mary's Cathedral highlights ancient coats of arms. You will also have an opportunity to see the Song Festival Ground where performers sing to over 300,000 spectators every five years. Convent ruins, cemeteries, and federal houses are also historical treasures in this city.
9: Gdansk, Poland
You may choose
a guided walking tour begining near Golden Gate, an ornamental arch that
allowed access through the medieval city’s walls. Walk along Long
Street, passing buildings Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings to
Town Hall, Long Market and Artus Court, a 15th-century merchant’s
palace. Pause at Neptune’s Fountain, a symbol of Gdansk’s Hanseatic
Past, then walk to a waterfront canal before turning up St. Mary’s
Street with its terraced buildings and quaint shops. St. Mary’s
Church - The pride of Gdansk, this Gothic church is the largest brick
church in the world and can accommodate some 25,000 worshippers.
Malbork Castle - Located on the Nogat River, construction on this, one
of Poland’s oldest surviving castles, began in 1274. Built by the Order
of Teutonic Knights, the fortress boasts massive brick walls, towers,
dungeons and a host of architectural details.
10: At Sea
seekers will be able to escape completely to a plush, outdoor
spa-inspired setting. Test your golf skills in our golf simulator or
nine-hole putting green. New Waves program offers open water scuba
certification and snorkeling instruction. Try your hand at ping pong,
shuffleboard, a jogging track and a sports court for basketball and
volleyball. Enjoy an extensive library, including contemporary titles in
a wide range of categories and books related to specific cruise
itineraries. Feature celebrity guests or experts in subjects such as art
history, culinary, destinations and a world of other disciplines are all
ready to share their specialties with you. Expand your knowledge with
computer classes, cooking demonstrations, digital photography workshops
or ceramic painting lessons.
Swim, sun and enjoy
yourself in our many pools. Relax effortlessly underneath a retractable
glass dome, on a terrace above the rolling wake, or work up a sweat and
make some of your own waves in a swim-against-the-current pool.
The day is yours.
11: Oslo, Norway
This morning we arrive in Oslo, Norway. A highlight of any trip to Oslo is
an optional tour to the Viking Ship Museum. You'll see three authentic longships and household goods from the Viking era. Continue on to Vigeland
Sculpture Park where there are more than 150 stone and bronze
Copenhagen & Home
Cruise, Government taxes ($TBD), port fees
Airfare, tips, tours, optional travel insurance, transfers
($TBD), and items of a personal nature.
All taxes, fees, port
order and arrival/departure times are subject to change. Other room
categories and triple/quad rates available upon request. Passports
are required for most sailings.
Deposit - $600.00
per person. Final Payment is due 80 days prior to departure.