Day 1 – July 27
Late afternoon departure from Toronto to Amsterdam
Day 2 – July 28
Morning arrival in Amsterdam. Transfer to the cruise terminal and board the cruiseship. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3 – July 29
Full day on North Sea. Enjoy many activities on board or simple relax.
Day 4 – July 30
Morning arrival in Skagen in Denmark, country’s main fishing port. Discover historic town center and visit Skagen church dating bask to 18th century. Some free time for shopping before returning to ship – dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – July 31
Full day at sea. This is the time to really enjoy this beautiful ship and all it will offer. There are movies, dance classes, cooking classes, walking tours for those who would like some exercise and all those great meals plus evening entertainment.
Day 6 – Aug 01
Early morning we arrive in Tallinn, capital of Estonia. Our guide takes us on a walking tour to the Old Town, Northern Europe’s best-preserved medieval city. We see the Upper Town, Toompea Castle, the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, Gothic St. Mary’s Cathedral and sights of Lower Town: the oldest civic building, the Gothic Town Hall and more. In the afternoon we will have some time for shopping. Return to ship – dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – Aug 02
Early morning arrival in St. Petersburg. Our 2-day tour starts with a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress where the last Russian tsar- Nicholas II and his family were buried here in 1998. Continue to Peterhof and visit the Palace of Peter the Great. We also visit magnificent St Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, the Admiralty, Palace Square, the Menshikov Palace, the Fine Arts Academy, the Bronze Horseman, Smolny Cathedral, and more. Return to ship for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 – Aug 03
Our tour on the second day takes us to the Hermitage, one of the finest and richest museums in the world displaying millions of works of art and the Palace of Catherine the Great in Pushkin. Continue to the Church on Spilled Blood before returning to ship for dinner and overnight. In the evening the ship sails to Helsinki.
Day 9 – Aug 04
Morning arrival in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. On our tour of this northern city we will visit: Senate Square that boasts 19th century neoclassical buildings, a legacy of the Tsarist period, Rock Church and Sibelius Monument. Return to ship for dinner and overnight.
Day 10 – Aug 05
Morning arrival in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. We explore the old part of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with the Houses of Parliament, the Great Cathedral and cavernous Stockholm Palace. We see the City Hall, constructed in the National Romantic style where each year on December 10th the Nobel price banquette takes place, we take a walk through cobbled streets lined with medieval buildings. Some free time before returning to ship – dinner and overnight.
Day 11 – Aug 06
Full day at the sea. Time to relax and cherish the memories of visited places. Evening a special captain dinner.
Day 12 – Aug 07
Morning arrival in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Our tour starts with the statue of Little Mermaid, symbol of Copenhagen. Later we visit Town Hall, see the 16th century cidadel, Gefion Fountain; Amalienborg Palace, Hojbro Plads, Copenhagen’s most famous public square and more. Dinner and overnight.
Day 13 – Aug 08
Another full day on North Sea. Enjoy world-class performes, live comedy and music. Dinner and overnight onboard.
Day 14 – Aug 09
Early morning arrival in Amsterdam. Disembark and start our tour of the city. It will include main sights of Amsterdam, Oude Kerk, Dam square, Merude brug and more. Afternoon some free time for leisure or last minute shopping. Transfer to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 15 – Aug 10
Transfer to the airport for a flight to Toronto, evening arrival.