Baltic Cities & St. Petersburg

Cruise direct from Ireland onboard the 3* CMV Magellan for 17 nights. Visit Countries including, Denmark, Finland, Germany, and Russia and much more.

DESTINATION Baltic Cities & St Petersburg
FROM Dublin to Cobh, Ireland
DATE 04th September 2018
DURATION 17 Nights
PRICE From Only €2,969

Cruise direct from Ireland onboard the 3* CMV Magellan for 17 nights. Visit Countries including, Denmark, Finland, Germany, and Russia and much more.

Sophisticated Scandinavian cities, medieval Tallinn and imperial St Petersburg promise a mix of history, heritage, colour and culture on this classic voyage of the Baltic Sea. Whether cruising canals, visiting world-class museums, admiring the outstanding architecture, or wandering through fascinating streets, eight fascinating ports of call promise something special. An overnight in St Petersburg will no doubt be the highlight.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1 – 2: Dublin, Ireland

Welcome onboard the 3* CMV Magellan. You will spend your first night on board the Cruise at Dublin Port before departing at 08.00 am the following morning.

The capital of the Emerald Isle is, with its friendly locals, fascinating history, legendary literary tradition and charming mix of medieval, Georgian and modern architecture, a city of unforgettable character. It lies on the east coast of Ireland along the banks of the River Liffey. Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, Trinity College and the beautiful square St Stephen’s Green lie south of the Liffey, whilst the glorious Custom House, majestic Four Courts and famous General Post Office add grace to Dublin’s Northside. Crossing the river the high-arched Ha’penny Bridge is one of Dublin’s most famous landmarks.

Day  3: Bristol Port (United Kingdom): Arrive 04.30 Depart 16.0.

Today you will arrive in Bristol Port,UK. you will have the Morning to roam around departing that afternoon 

Day 4: At Sea

 

Day 5: Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Arrive 09.30 Depart 15.30


Rotterdam is the Netherlands’ second-largest metropolis. With it’s diverse, multiethnic community, Futuristic architecture, inspired local initiatives it’s no wonder Rotterdam is one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities right now.

Day 6: At Sea

 

Day 7: Copenhagen, Denmark: Arrive 08.00 Depart 15.00

The largest city in Scandinavia, the capital of Denmark for over 600 years and home to the world’s oldest monarchy, Copenhagen is the most charming of Baltic cities. Beautiful parks and gardens, attractive 17th and 18th-century buildings, grand castles and the elegant Amalienborg Palace – home to the reigning Queen Margrethe II, grace the city that is laced with a labyrinth of winding canals. Cafes and restaurants spill out of brightly coloured townhouses onto the cobblestone streets in historic Nyhavn. The atmospheric waterfront area is a popular meeting place along with the world’s oldest entertainment park Tivoli Gardens.

Day 8: Warnemünde, Germany: Arrive 08.00 Depart 22.00

The Warnemünde quarter in Rostock is a famous German seaside resort that you can visit when you reach the German coasts on your cruise of northern Europe.
At the mouth of the river Warnow, in the Baltic Sea, Warnemünde will surprise you with its villas, hotels and the large white and silver beach. Its heart is Am Strom, next to the port, where the homes of old captains and fishermen have been turned into coffee shops and boutiques.

Day 9: At Sea

 

Day 10: Tallinn, Estonia: Arrive 11.00 Depart 16.30

Estonia’s capital is a fascinating mix of Scandinavian sleek, Soviet-era concrete and medieval Hanseatic city. Tumbling down Toompea Hill, the historic Old Town is a maze of narrow, cobblestone streets and alleyways, turrets and spires. Wrapped within the original medieval wall, which is studded with imaginatively named towers, the Castle, onion-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Town Hall Square and Gothic Town Hall survive along with the aura of the 14th and 15th centuries. Just outside the city Rocca al Mare is an open-air museum of Estonia’s rural architecture from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

Day 11 – 12: St. Petersburg, Russia: Arrive 07.00 Day 11 Depart 17.00 Day 12

Peter the Great’s “window on the West” is utterly captivating, with baroque palaces, wide elegant streets, ornate bridges and broad curving canals – the city is built on 40 islands at the mouth of the River Neva. The main street, Nevsky Prospekt, is 5km long and lined with cafés, bars and restaurants mixed in with upmarket hotels and sumptuous shops. On Neva embankment, the Winter Palace, with over a thousand rooms, is merely the most magnificent of six buildings that make up the Hermitage museum. The Hermitage is only one of 125 museums and galleries, not to mention dozens of lavishly decorated churches, that make this one of those cities that visitors want to return to again and again. It is enchanting during the “White Nights” of midsummer, when a brief twilight blends into dawn, and street entertainment lasts throughout the long days and short, white nights.

Day 13: Helsinki, Finland: Arrive 08.00 Depart 18.00

Both charmingly historic and fashionably modern, stylish Helsinki is a cool, calm city surrounded by hundreds of islands. Stroll around the harbour and take in the views of the Finnish capital, including the amazing 18th century sea fortress.

Day 14: At Sea:

 

Day 15: Aarhus, Denmark: Arrive 09.00 Depart 13.00

Located on the east Coast of the Jutland Peninsula, Aarhus is the second largest City in Denmark. Spend the Morning visiting the Old Town Museum or the ARoS Art Museum. Or if you would prefer, you can take advantage of the City’s extensive shopping facilities. You will depart at  13.00pm.

Day 16- 17: At Sea

 

Day 18: Cobh, Ireland: Arrive 08.00

Your cruise ends today with your arrival in Cobh. Here you will be transferred to the Airport.

17  Nights accommodation aboard the 3 Star CMV Magellan. (See ship info tab for more information.)

Refurbished in 2015 CMV Magellan offers well-appointed accommodation with a modern contemporary style. With 4 restaurants, 6 bars and a nightclub, as well as day-time activities and guest speakers there will be plenty to keep you busy. Smaller than most cruise ships the Magellan has a more cosy feel and is able to get to ports, fjords and rivers larger ships cannot.

Dates & Prices

DATE PRICE STATEROOM
04 September 2018 €2,969 Standard Inside Book Now
04 September 2018 €3,879 Premium Inside Book Now
04 September 2018 €4,079 Standard Oceanview Book Now
04 September 2018 €4,899 Superior Oceanview Book Now
04 September 2018 Suites Call for Availability

Special Offer: Buy one get one Free!!

Price inclusions

  • 17 nights onboard 3* CMV Magellan, based on 2 adults sharing
  • Return coach from around Ireland (call for details)
  • Delicious full board cuisine
  • Big show entertainment on board
  • Afternoon tea & late night snack
  • Taxes and unlimited baggage

Booking remarks

  • Prices based on two sharing
  • Inclusive of taxes
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit of €250
  • Full balance is due 12 weeks before departure date
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit or debit card
  • Optional Insurance available (conditions apply)
  • Drinks packages available at £17 per person per night
  • Single supplement may be available on request
  • Onboard gratuities are not included
  • Prices are correct at time of going to press
  • Adult only cruise line