Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable six–country, Baltic Sea cruise. By special arrangement, enjoy enriching presentations by former President of Poland Lech Walesa and noted author and scholar Sergei N. Khrushchev, son of Nikita Khrushchev, former Premier of the U.S.S.R. Cruise from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Stockholm, Sweden, visiting Gdánsk, Poland; Tallin, Estonia; Helsinki, Finland; and Visby, Sweden. Spend two days in St. Petersburg. Pre– and post–cruise extensions to Norway and Stockholm are also planned.
Complementary alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages are included throughout the cruise!
Encounter the lands and legacies forged by centuries of Baltic history and hear firsthand from a participant in pivotal 20th-century moments—former President of Poland, Lech Wałesa, and Sergei Khrushchev, the son of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.
Tom Moriarity is a nationally recognized preservationist and urban development specialist. Trained as an architect, Tom was one of the founders of the National Trust’s pioneering Main Street Program. A partner in Economics Research Associates, a global real estate consulting firm, Tom has been involved in many major restoration and rehabilitation projects across the world. He will bring his expertise on architecture, architectural history, historic preservation and adaptive use that will help each traveler better understand the beauty and significance of the places we will visit. Tom holds two degrees in Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin. June 14-23 departure
Day 1 Depart the U.S.
Day 2 Copenhagen, Denmark/Embark m.s. Le Boreal
Day 3 Gdánsk, Poland
Day 4 Cruising the Baltic Sea
Day 5 Tallinn, Estonia
Days 6 & 7 St. Petersburg, Russia
Day 8 Helsinki, Finland
Day 9 Visby, Gotland Island, Sweden
Day 10 Stockholm/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S.
Wonders of Norway Pre-Cruise Option & Splendors of Stockholm Post-Cruise Option