Featuring a cruise aboard the “Brilliance of the Seas” – Royal Caribbean Cruises
With Fr. Hamish Currie, Pastor, Precious Blood Cathedral, Sault Ste. Marie
May 30 – June 13, 2019 - 15 days

Day 1 – May 30, 2019

Morning departure from Sault Ste. Marie via Toronto to Amsterdam

Day 2 – May 31, 2019

Morning arrival in Amsterdam. Transfer to the cruise terminal and board the cruiseship. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3 – Jun 1, 2019

Full day on North Sea. Enjoy many activities on board or simple relax

Day 4 – Jun 2, 2019

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 5 – Jun 3, 2019

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 6 – Jun 4, 2019

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 – Jun 5, 2089

Early morning arrival in St. Petersburg. Our 2-day tour starts with the Peter and Paul Fortress where the last Russian tsar- Nicholas II and his family were buried here in 1998. We will 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 – dinner and overnightDinner and overnight.

Day 8 – Jun 6, 2019

Our second day takes us to the Great Palace of Catherine, The Hermitage, one of the finest and richest museums in the world displaying millions of works of art. We move on to the Church on Spilled Blood, and visit the Yusupov Palace. In the evening the ship sails to Helsinki.

Day 9 – Jun 7, 2019

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 – Jun 8, 2019

Full day at the sea. Time to relax and cherish the memories of visited places. Evening a special captain dinner.

Day 11 – Jun 9, 2019

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 12 – Jun 10, 2019

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 – Jun 11, 2019

Another full day on North Sea. Enjoy world-class performes, live comedy and music. Dinner and overnight onboard.

Day 14 – Jun 12, 2019

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 – Jun 13, 2019

Transfer to the airport for a flight to Sault Ste. Marie via Toronto, evening arrival.