Trips to the Baltic Nations and Scandinavia
A cruise through the Baltic Sea allows you to visit both Scandinavia and the Baltic countries, which have enchanting Old Towns that date back to a time when medieval merchants traveled the region.
If you choose to visit big cosmopolitan cities, some of the worldâ€™s â€œmost livableâ€ are in Scandinavia. Norway will appeal to both nature devotees, with its breathtaking fjords, and history buffs, with its fascinating Viking click for train trips history. Donâ€™t forget Stockholmâ€™s â€œVenice of Scandinaviaâ€, Helsinkiâ€™s collection of Art Nouveau and Neoclassical works, or Tallinnâ€™s delicate steeples and vibrant red rooftops. Of course, anyone sailing through this region must make a point of seeing the northern lights display.
Between Europe and Asia lies Russia, the largest sovereign nation in the world. No journey to Russia is complete without a visit to the enchanting Peterhof Palace in St Petersburg. Stop by the historic Red Square in Moscow to see its iconic domes and towers, then be sure to stop by a nearby cafÃ© to taste Russian caviar and blini pancakes.