The Baltic Sea is breathtaking waterway once sailed by Vikings, that stretches from Northern Europe across parts of Russia and into Scandinavia.
Spend your days exploring fjords by ship and medieval castles by foot. Dine on humble fare and get to know friendly locals who will gladly share colourful folk tales of centuries gone by.
St Petersburg is the crown in the jewel of this region, an awe-inspiring city where you can relive the glory of imperial Russia and explore cathedrals, canals and fortresses. Take time to wander through the Hermitage Museum – home to over 3 million exhibits, and stop by Peter the Great’s residence, Peterhof.
Copenhagen is a kaleidoscope of colour and fun; from viking warfare history and royal castles, to hippie culture and trendy Michelin-starred restaurants. Cruise down canals lined with brightly coloured homes and onto the famous Museum of National History where 500 years of Danish history is on display.