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Once sailed by explorers of the Viking Age, the Baltic is home to a myriad of cultures, languages and storied pasts. The northernmost region of Europe encompasses the Scandinavian countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Most Baltic cruises overnight in glorious St. Petersburg, Russia; stops in historic Tallinn, Estonia, and Warenmude, Germany - gateway to Berlin - are also possible. The breathtaking Norwegian fjords represent a world all in its own.
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Cruising is the best way to explore Scandinavia and Russia. Find out why.
Best Baltic Sea Shore Excursions Best Baltic Sea Shore Excursions
Find the perfect shore excursion, from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg (and the ports in between).
7 Attractions for Return Cruisers 7 Attractions for Return Cruisers
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73% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Copenhagen -> Oslo -> Cruising -> Berlin -> Cruising -> Tallinn -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> Helsinki -> Stockholm -> Cruising -> Copenhagen
74% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Copenhagen -> Rostock (Warnemunde) -> Cruising -> Tallinn -> St. Petersburg -> St. Petersburg -> Helsinki -> Stockholm -> Cruising -> Kiel -> Gothenburg -> Copenhagen -> Helsingborg -> Copenhagen
86% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Cruising -> Bergen -> Flam -> Geiranger -> Alesund -> Stavanger -> Cruising
The harbor town of Aarhus is off the beaten track -- so much so that ...
The second-largest city in Iceland (yet still small, with fewer than ...
Alesund is located on a series of islands along Norway's coast. It ...
Bergen, known as the "Gateway to the Fjords," is Norway's ...
A visit to Berlin is simply not to be missed no matter how long the ...
At first glance, Bremerhaven doesn't look like the world's most ...
Cobh (Cork)
Dominated by a mighty neo-gothic cathedral, Cobh -- pronounced "Cove" ...
According to a recent World Happiness Report, the Danes are the ...
Flam, meaning "little place with steep mountains," could not have a ...
Think Gdansk and think home of Solidarity: the labor union that ...
Geiranger is a tiny little village, situated at the end of the UNESCO ...
The 203-foot tower of Masthuggs Church pierces the skyline of ...
Hamburg, Germany's foremost port and one of its most handsome cities, ...
Helsinki is a city with a variety of identities. Maybe it's the ...
Ilulissat means "iceberg" in Greenlandic. One look and it's obvious ...
Situated on what's known as the "Mainland" of the Orkney archipelago, ...
Kristiansand is not an obvious choice for a cruise ship visit, and ...
Once a popular setting for spy movies and Cold War propaganda films, ...
Compared with other Scandinavian capitals, Oslo is a cozy, somewhat ...
Europe's northernmost and westernmost capital is a delightful ...
Riga, founded in 1201, is the geographical center of the Baltic ...
Rostock (Warnemunde)
The fine old Hanseatic red-brick town of Rostock and its neighboring ...
Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Svalbard is the official Norwegian name for the island archipelago ...
St. Petersburg
There's something eerily fascinating about coming to St. Petersburg. ...
Since the days of the Vikings, Stavanger's fate has been tied to the ...
Named in this century as both Europe's Cultural Capital and also the ...
Estonia's capital city is only 53 miles across the Gulf of Finland ...
Tromso, also known as the Arctic Capital or the France of the North, ...
Trondelag, or Trondheim, has been the city of kings ever since Viking ...
To be honest, there's not a great deal to do in Visby. But then, ...
We stayed in London as part of our pre-cruise package. Viking reps were consistently present and were available for all our queries.We have taken five ocean cruises before this cruise. the Viking Star is a beautiful well deigned ship with ... Read more
Beautiful Baltic
My wife & I have been on 15 cruises including 3 Viking River Cruises. This was the 2nd sailing of the new Viking Star so we were sort of looking potential short comings since Viking is new to ocean cruising business. The ship size is just ... Read more
Great Ship Mike T.
This was our second cruise on board the Regal Princess. In 2014 we sailed on the Regal out of Barcelona and have sailed with other cruise lines. My wife and I liked the ship so much that we sailed on it this time in the Baltic and have already ... Read more
Cruising our Style smith5744
We anxiously awaited this cruise after doing two Viking River Cruises and many ocean liner cruises (Azamara, Celebrity, Oceania, Royal Caribbean, Star Clipper). It met our hopes and expectations on every level. It is important to understand that ... Read more
My wife and I chose this cruise as our first cruise ever because it was going to destinations that were on our list in the Baltic, and the ship would be newly built and crewed. It was also smaller than the large vessels at under 1000 passengers and ... Read more

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My wife and I had previously taken a Viking River Cruise and we had a wonderful time. Everything was well planned and the staff and crew were exceptional. Food, beverages, schedule and excursions were outstanding. Therefore, when we received the ... Read more
Our cruse was everything we expected and more. The service, accommodation, amenities all were excellent. Our only complaint was the rudeness of several older passengers in the buffet lines. Not something the crew could do anything about. ... Read more
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