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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.
Baltic Sea Cruise Basics Baltic Sea Cruise Basics
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
Back for more Baltic? Read our recs on lesser-known things to see and do.

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74% 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
88% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Copenhagen -> Cruising -> Stavanger -> Bergen -> Alesund -> Geiranger -> Cruising -> Copenhagen
Aarhus
The harbor town of Aarhus is off the beaten track -- so much so that ...
Akureyri
The second-largest city in Iceland (yet still small, with fewer than ...
Alesund
Alesund is located on a series of islands along Norway's coast. It ...
Bergen
Bergen, known as the "Gateway to the Fjords," is Norway's ...
Berlin
A visit to Berlin is simply not to be missed no matter how long the ...
Bremerhaven
At first glance, Bremerhaven doesn't look like the world's most ...
Copenhagen
Sitting on the east coast of Denmark, Copenhagen has been that ...
Flam
Flam, meaning "little place with steep mountains," could not have a ...
Gdansk
Think Gdansk and think home of Solidarity: the labor union that ...
Geiranger
Geiranger is a tiny little village, situated at the end of the UNESCO ...
Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany's foremost port and one of its most handsome cities, ...
Helsinki
Helsinki is a city with a variety of identities. Maybe it's the ...
Ilulissat
Ilulissat means "iceberg" in Greenlandic. One look and it's obvious ...
Kirkwall
Situated on what's known as the "Mainland" of the Orkney archipelago, ...
Kristiansand
Kristiansand is not an obvious choice for a cruise ship visit, and ...
Moscow
Once a popular setting for spy movies and Cold War propaganda films, ...
Oslo
Compared with other Scandinavian capitals, Oslo is a cozy, somewhat ...
Reykjavik
Europe's northernmost and westernmost capital is a delightful ...
Riga
Riga, founded in 1201, is the geographical center of the Baltic ...
Rostock (Warnemunde)
The fine old Hanseatic red-brick town of Rostock and its neighbouring ...
Spitsbergen (Svalbard)
Svalbard is the official Norwegian name for the island archipelago ...
St. Petersburg
There's something eerily fascinating about coming to St. Petersburg. ...
Stavanger
Since the days of the Vikings, Stavanger's fate has been tied to the ...
Stockholm
Named in this century as both Europe's Cultural Capital and also the ...
Tallinn
Estonia's capital city is only 53 miles across the Gulf of Finland ...
Tromso
Tromso, also known as the Arctic Capital or the France of the North, ...
Trondheim
Trondelag, or Trondheim, has been the city of kings ever since Viking ...
Visby
To be honest, there's not a great deal to do in Visby. But then, ...
Amazing experience BrazilianBabe
07/15
It was a mother daughter trip to the Baltic Sea! What a great experience! We arrived in Copenhagen two days before embarkation day. It is time enough to experience the city, sight seeing, museums, bars and restaurants. The port is 20-30 minutes ... Read more
Went on a cruise July 12 -19 with Serenade of the Seas Baltic Cruise, and I must say RCL is slipping. I did the BOGO special, however they over charge you for everything: Mixed drinks $12.50 (They were $6.75 to $8.50 a year ago), Sundries (Dental ... Read more
Surpassed expectations Sandyhgardner
07/15
30th wedding anniversary treat and first cruise. 5 star luxury afloat. We had an Aqua Class stateroom so could dine in 'Blu' restaurant. Top class food and service. Nothing too much trouble. Destinations all really pretty and very interesting. The ... Read more
Great holiday Wavylady
07/15
We have just returned from a Baltic cruise from Rosyth I went with some trepidation having read some reviews. If you are expecting a modern ship with many facilities and are under 50 this will not be for you. However we found all the staff ... Read more
Last Cruise for Me injebreck99
07/15
We found that the ship was feeling worn and in need of a refit, food was average and repetitive and sometimes not hot enough, we used anytime dining which could be a hassle trying to get seats. The crew were great, Norway was lovely, but we ... Read more
This cruise was marketed as something special (and priced accordingly)- it wasn't! It is a nice ship, lots of common space per passenger. Great pool and winter garden area. State rooms were good size but did not have adequate storage and much ... Read more
The Regal Princess is beautiful - elegant and classy but not overly pretentious. The food was delicious; we chose anytime dining and never had to wait more than a few minutes, whether at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, or 8:30 (there were only 2 of us in our ... Read more
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