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Capital Cities of the Baltic with St Petersburg

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

2
  • All inclusive Free upgrade to all inclusive
  • VIP travel service VIP door to door

Unforgettable sights and experiences

Enjoy a scenic cruise to through the Baltic Sea and immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of four unique capital cities. Call at cosmopolitan Copenhagen, explore UNESCO-listed Riga, get a taste of Sweden in Stockholm, and spend a day in Fred. Olsen’s homeland during a visit to Oslo. Complete your Baltic adventure with an overnight mooring in the majestic city of St Petersburg, giving you plenty of time to delve into the treasure trove of world-famous landmarks and attractions.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise...

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.


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02/08/2020 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Newcastle, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

03/08/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

04/08/2020 Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late night.

Exploring on foot is an easy way to immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan bustle of Denmark’s historic capital. From the grand palaces of Christianborg and Amelienborg, to the trendy boutiques of the pedestranised Strøget district and amusements of Tivoli Gardens, there’s much to discover. You can also spot monuments to Hans Christian Andersen, from two statues of the author on the avenue named after him, to the haunting Little Mermaid statue in the harbour. Another highlight is 17th-century Nyhavn Canal which is lined with pretty canal houses – be sure to drop by Nyhavn 9, an historic canal house which looks much as it did in 1681 when it was completed.

Copenhagen Denmark Europe

05/08/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

06/08/2020 Riga, Latvia

Riga, Latvia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

From its medieval castles and churches, to 19th-century art nouveau buildings, historic Riga features a wealth of architecture that spans the centuries. The city lies at the mouth of the River Daugava and its historic status as a trade and financial centre has left a legacy of impressive buildings, museums and concert halls. Explore the city, whose medieval Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Riga Latvia Europe

07/08/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

08/08/2020 St Petersburg, Russia

St Petersburg, Russia

Arrive early morning on August 8. Depart late afternoon on August 9.

With an overnight stay in St Petersburg you'll have plenty of time to uncover the sights on shore excursions. Highlights include the the gilded fountains of Peterhof Palace which highlight the lavish lifestyle of Russia’s former ruling elite, the priceless collections showcased in the Hermitage, a world-class museum and attraction in its own right, and the eye-watering grandeur of Catherine Palace. The birthplace of Russian ballet, St Petersburg is the perfect place to take in the performing arts too.

St Petersburg Northwestern District Russia Europe

10/08/2020 Cruising Stockholm Archipelago

Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden

Begin your exploration of Sweden with a grand entrance into Stockholm's archipelago as Balmoral navigates these 14 islands.

11/08/2020 Stockholm ⚓, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The capital city of Sweden is spread across part of the mainland and a series of islands which are connected by some 50 bridges. Its historic heart is Gamla Stan which was founded in 1252 and its medieval maze of narrow lanes lined with 16th-century buildings are a delight to explore. Other attractions include Royal Djurgården, Stockholm’s city park which is a mix of parkland and forest, and the magnificent Vasa Museum which houses a salvaged 17th-century Swedish warship that sunk on its maiden voyage.

Stockholm Sweden Europe

12/08/2020 Visby, Sweden

Visby, Sweden

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The fortified Hanseatic city of Visby is a UNESCO World Heritage site distinguished by its 13th century city walls that extend to over three kilometres. Within the city lies a cathedral and some 200 medieval buildings as well as botanical gardens and a choice of museums with artefacts tracing the island’s history and Viking connection.

Visby Sweden Europe

13/08/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

14/08/2020 Oslo, Norway

Oslo, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Oslo, Norway's lively capital, is a small and eminently walkable city with plenty to see and do. Must-visit destinations include the National Gallery - home to Edvard Munch’s iconic ‘The Scream’, the contrasting medieval Akershus fortress and iceberg-like Opera House and the temple of architecture and design that is DogA.

Oslo Eastern Norway Norway Europe

15/08/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

16/08/2020 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

Please note

⚓ Land by launch or tender.

Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.


Capital Cities of the Baltic with St Petersburg

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

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