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7-night The Baltic and St. Petersburg Cruise
July 3, 2021
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Copenhagen/Stockholm
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Cruise Inclusions

  • 7-night cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
  • Complimentary wines, spirits, champagne, soft drinks and mineral water

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Optional roundtrip airfare.
Optional shore excursions.
7-night The Baltic and St. Petersburg Cruise
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  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Copenhagen

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Made in Copenhagen: Danish Design from local craftsmen
Highlights:
  • Completely customized tour based on client’s interests (furniture, culinary, design etc.)
  • Meet local craftsmen and get introduced to great products they manufacture

Tour Duration: 3-5 h

Tour can operate: Morning and Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Light lunch
  • Private local guide
Not Included:
  • Tips and gratuities
Copenhagen City tour – 4 Hours


Your introduction to Copenhagen starts with its heart – centuries old buildings surround canals, royal palaces and the spine of Copenhagen which is the pedestrian precinct of “Strøget.” There is an incredible range of architecture within a small area, renaissance, medieval, baroque, Dutch style and the ultra-modern architecture with glass and steel. Your guide will also take you past the world-famous Tivoli Gardens, the inspiration for Walt Disney, before passing Christiansborg Palace, built on the site of the earliest fortifications of the city dating back to 1167, and now the seat of the Danish Parliament.
  • Tivoli Gardens
  • The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • The colorful canal district
  • The National Museum
  • Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament
  • The old Stock Exchange
  • Kongens Nytorv
  • The Royal Theatre, world-famous for its Royal Ballet
  • The colorful harbor district of Nyhavn
  • Amalienborg Palace, winter residence of the Royal Family
  • The Gefion Fountain
  • The Little Mermaid, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale
  • Rosenborg Castle, where the crown jewels are protected by the Royal Guard – entrance included.
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, Pier or address. 
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Rosenborg Castle.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Roskilde tour – 5 Hours


Roskilde is an old charming city dating back from the Viking age and is located approximately 1 hour drive outside of Copenhagen.
The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is the Danish museum for ships, seafaring and boatbuilding culture from ancient and medieval times
The large collection of traditional Nordic wooden boats is berthed at the harbor on Museum Island. Here you will also find the five reconstructions of the Skuldelev ships. This large collection of traditional Nordic wooden boats and Viking ships provide a unique perspective and helps create an image of what the Viking ships looked like a thousand years ago.
Roskilde Cathedral is an architectural masterpiece. 1000 years of Danish history are gathered here under beautifully decorated vaults and in dark crypts. Here 40 kings and queens of Denmark are buried, so you can explore the entire Danish Royal history in one place. The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site an is the first Gothic cathedral in Scandinavia to be built in bricks. With its many unique Royal chapels, the Cathedral reflects a part of the changing European architectural history.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: The Viking Ship Museum & Roskilde Cathedral.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose.

 
North Zealand Tour – 7 Hours
Set off on an enjoyable narrated tour to Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød. This elegant Dutch Renaissance structure straddles three small islands and has all the trappings of a fairytale castle, but it was gainfully employed as royal residence and setting for important ceremonial events from the 1600s to the 1850s. It now serves as the National Museum of History and is best known for its outstanding collection of portraits, the largest of its kind in Denmark. Your guided tour begins at the Neptune Fountain and visits the rooms of the King's Wing, the Church, and the impressive Knight's Hall, which boasts an intricate carved wooden ceiling.
Take photos of the Royal Family's summer residence Fredensborg Palace during a brief stop on route.
Heading further north through the picturesque countryside of Northern Zealand, you will find the town of Elsinore. Situated in Elsinore, the magnificent structure Kronborg Castle was chosen by William Shakespeare as the setting for his play, Hamlet. It is a suitably dramatic Renaissance castle, built in 1420 and expanded in the 1500s, situated on the narrow sound between Denmark and Sweden. Kronborg Castle is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.
 
Continue back towards Copenhagen along the coastal road. Otherwise known as the Danish Rivera, the coastal road provides a lovely view of the sea between Denmark and Sweden, as well taking you through the fashionable and exclusive residential areas on the outskirts of Copenhagen.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Frederiksborg Castle & Kronborg Castle.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose.
Malmö and Lund – 7 Hours

Malmö
is Sweden’s third-largest city. Here, Scandinavia's tallest building twists its way skyward, gazing down over the vast Öresund bridge – both modern engineering marvels that reflect multicultural Malmö's progressive outlook.
Focusing on the area around Stortorget (the town square) and lively Lilla Torget (the little square) Malmö's Old Town is a gorgeous warren of cobblestone streets, half-timbered houses.
Located about 2.5km northwest of the Old Town, buzzing, bayside Västra Hamnen represents the modern face of Malmö. It's a popular spot to stroll, sip coffee and browse boutiques, but mostly people come to marvel at the Öresund bridge and the Turning Torso
After Malmö we continue to Lund, founded by the Danes around 1000 AD and once the seat of the largest archbishopric in Europe, Lund is the second-oldest city in Sweden. It's also one of its loveliest, surrounded by beech trees and glowing with an impressive architectural legacy. Its magnificent, medieval old town is centered on its strikingly beautiful cathedral. Radiating around it is the country's oldest, most prestigious university (c 1666). Perhaps ironically, the university keeps Lund young, its vibrant, engaged youth driving a lively arts and culinary scene.
 
Basis: Private Tour.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/End: City center Hotel or address.
Vehicle: 1st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Lund Cathedral (Entrance to the crypt to be paid locally).
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose.

 
Copenhagen Walking tour – 3 Hours


Your introduction to Copenhagen starts with its heart – centuries old buildings surround canals, royal palaces and the spine of Copenhagen which is the pedestrian precinct of “Strøget.” There is an incredible range of architecture within a small area, renaissance, medieval, baroque, Dutch style and the ultra-modern architecture with glass and steel. Your guide will also take you past the world-famous Tivoli Gardens, the inspiration for Walt Disney, before passing Christiansborg Palace, built on the site of the earliest fortifications of the city dating back to 1167, and now the seat of the Danish Parliament.

  • Town Hall Square
  • The pedestrian Street Strøget 
  • Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament
  • The old Stock Exchange
  • Kongens Have
  • Rosenborg Castle, where the crown jewels are protected by the Royal Guard
  • Amalienborg Castle 
  • The colorful harbor district of Nyhavn
  • Kongens Nytorv
  • The Royal Theatre, world-famous for its Royal Ballet

Basis Private tour
Duration 3 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address 
Vehicle None
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request 
Entrances None
Meals  None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

Copenhagen Walking food tour through the meat-packing district – 3 Hours


The Meatpacking Gourmet food tour invites you to taste the modern Nordic kitchen. Explore the West End and the old meatpacking district “Kødbyen”, the fastest developing foodie area in town. During this tour you will experience the new, fresh and young Danish culinary scene, concentrated in an around the converted old derelict factory’s of the meat packing district, now turned into some of the most interesting hip new restaurants in the city.

Colorful Vesterbro is full of many contrasts and is a popular area for Copenhageners. The tour begins at Vesterbros Torv, right in front of the church steps. From here the tour is conducted on foot. Along the way various seasonal tastings that make up for a full meal will be enjoyed. This may include 2 large open-faced sandwiches (smørrebrød), a large homemade pork croquette, homemade akvavit, handmade gourmet chocolates, organic charcuterie and vegetables, beer from a local microbrewery as well as a surprise or two. Be aware that tastings may vary according to season and supply. Vegetarian alternatives can be arranged.

Basis Private
Duration 3 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address
Vehicle 01st class. Included for private transfers from/to City center Hotel / address
Guide

English-speaking. Other languages on request

Entrances None
Meals Various tastings making up for a full meal
Difficulty  Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

Copenhagen Bicycle tour – 3 Hours


If you want to get out and see the most of Copenhagen, a bike tour is a great choice. Be part of this tour and experience Copenhagen on two wheels as your guide will lead you around the city and to its sights in style.

The Danish cycle-culture is as old as the bicycle itself. Copenhageners have used bicycles to transport themselves to and from work since the 1880s. Back then, commuting by bike was the fastest, easiest and most environmentally friendly way to move around the city – and it still is. Copenhagen got its first bike lane in 1910 but most parts of the current network of bike lanes have been established within the last 25 years. Today 50% of the Copenhageners choose to commute by bike every day. Most of them do it all year round – rain, hail, snow or sunshine.

?During the tour you will see some of the famous landmarks of Copenhagen which include the beautiful Tivoli Gardens, The City Hall, Christiansborg Castle, The Royal Library, The Old Stock Exchange, Christianshavn, Our Saviours Church, The Opera, The National Bank,The Kings Square, Nyhavn, Amalienborg Castle, Langelinie, Kastellet, The little Mermaid, Rosenborg Castle, the Kings Garden, Strøget (The pedestrian street) to name a few. While riding backstreets and crossing bridges, your guide will also show you some of the hidden gems the city of Copenhagen has to offer. Discover hip neighborhood’s, secret gardens, courtyards and hidden churches.

Basis Private
Duration 3 hours
Start / End City center bicycle rental shop
Vehicle Bicycle – (Helmet included)
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request
Entrances None
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy/Medium. Guests must be in good health and be comfortable riding a bicycle with hand brakes. The tour includes about 2½ hours of cycling, all at a leisurely pace.
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Copenhagen Walking tour in the pursuit of Hygge – 4 Hours



Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life in the company of good people. The warm glow of candlelight is also hygge. Friends and family – well that’s hygge too. 

In the summertime, hygge is spending time in the sun, over a beer at the pier, a picnic in one of the city parks or just hanging out with good friends in one of Copenhagen’s many picturesque and historical back yards.

This 4-hour walking tour will highlight what hygge is all about. The tour starts by exploring the area around the Latin quarters an around the pedestrian street Strøget. 

The Latin Quarter is one of the most entertaining areas of Denmark's capital city, with a young-spirited undertone around the vicinity of Copenhagen University. The Latin Quarter is well known for its hang-out spots, alternative shopping and 17th-century architecture. 

Part of Danish hygge is having coffee with friends, so we will pick up a cup of coffee to go and a cinnamon roll at Sankt Peders Bakery, Copenhagen oldest bakery which was founded in 1652. 

We continue our tour by visiting the church of our Lady. The Copenhagen Cathedral in its present shape is an unpretentious building in Neo-Classicist style designed by the architect C.F. Hansen. It is situated close to the University of Copenhagen. An inside visit to the Round Tower in included. It was built as part of the Trinity Complex, named after the Holy Trinity and designed to accommodate three things: the observatory at the top of the tower, the library on the floor above the Trinity Church and of course the church itself. From its vantage point you will be able to peak into some of Copenhagen’s old, historical and cozy court yards before we head over to the Kings Garden, a popular green spot in the city center.

Basis Private tour
Duration 4 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address
Vehicle None
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request
Entrances Round Tower & The Church of our Lady
Meals Coffee & Cinnamon roll
Difficulty Grade Easy to Medium. Walking required over uneven surfaces and uphill in the Round Tower
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

Copenhagen Jewish tour – 4 Hours


Although never large in numbers, the Jews in Denmark have nevertheless had a substantial and important influence on Danish culture and history. The sights on your tour includes The Round Tower with its golden Hebrew inscriptions; the statue of the world famous Danish Jewish Nobel Prize winner, Niels Bohr; and the Trinitatis church where the Torah scrolls from the Copenhagen Synagogue were hidden during the Second World War and were thus saved from destruction.

You will be informed of the present day Jewish community, its size and the various components that went into its making. The story of the five dark years under Nazi occupation, the deeds of the Danes and their king, Christian X will not be forgotten.

The Danish Jewish Museum, designed by world famous architect Daniel Libeskind, opened in 2004 and is a must-see for anyone interested in the Jews of Denmark. Located in the center of Copenhagen, the museum is a great starting point for exploring Jewish history in Denmark. The museum presents 400 years of Danish Jewish history, including the rescue and deportation of the Danish Jews in 1943. Copenhagen’s main synagogue, finished in 1833 is located in Krystalgade (Crystal Street) in the old part of Copenhagen and will be viewed from its exterior during the tour.

Basis Private tour
Duration 4 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address
Vehicle 1st Class
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request
Entrances The Jewish Museum
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces 
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

Christianshavn & Dragør tour – 4 Hours



Narrow cobbled streets, Michelin-starred restaurants and cozy cafes along the canal. Just across the bridge Knippels Bro is Christianshavn, officially part of Copenhagen city centre. Christianshavn is a much-desired area for Copenhageners to live. And it is easy to see why. It is central, full of bars and restaurants and has a unique maritime atmosphere. 

Dragør was founded in the 12th century, and it grew quickly as a fishing port. During the medieval period it was an international marketplace for Hanseatic merchants who came each year to buy herring. In the early sixteenth century, King Christian II invited a group of farmers from the Netherlands - at the time, a more agriculturally advanced nation than Denmark - to settle here to produce food for the royal household. You still find many Dutch names on the doors in Dragør. The town center is very idyllic with its characteristic yellow painted houses, thatched straw roofs and cobblestone streets, plus a charming harbor that is still an active fishing port.

Christiansborg Palace is located on the tiny island of Slotsholmen and houses Denmark's Parliament. It is the Prime Minister's residence and where the Queen of Denmark receives visiting royalty and heads of state in its royal reception rooms. In the Marble Hall, see the incredible, colorful tapestries displaying Danish and world history over the past 1,000 year.

Basis Private tour
Duration 4 hours
Start / End City center Hotel or address
Vehicle 1st Class
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request
Entrances Christiansborg Palace
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purpose

Copenhagen Sustainable boat tour- you are the captain! - 3 Hours
 We start the tour on three wheels, going through the stress of Copenhagen in a rickshaw. This small vehicle has three wheels and is pushed by a bike. Our rickshaw driver will be in charge of taking us from the hotel in the city center or meeting point to the pier where a boat waits for us.
After a brief introduction on how to sail the boat, you will start sailing around the canals of Copenhagen, doing it at your own pace and choosing your own route. The boat ride lasts 2 hours and will allow you to feel the maritime atmosphere of the city and be, at least for a while, like a real boat captain.
Once on board you will enjoy some tapas while you discover the city from a different perspective and in a sustainable way. These boats work with solar energy, leaving as few carbon footprints as possible and protecting the sensitive harbour environment.
Once the boat tour is over, you go back to the hotel in our rickshaw. After this tour you will have experienced a truly sustainable tourism activity.
 
Basis:  Private tour
Start / End:   City center
Notes: Tour program may be changed for logistic / planning purposes.
Suitable for families with small children.

Tour Duration: 3 hours
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light. Grade Easy/Medium. The boats are easy to control. Life jackets are included. The tour includes about 2h boat tour, all at a leisurely pace. 
Inclusions: Tapas and 1 bottle of water per person. Rickshaw (max 2 pax per vehicle)  and electric boat.
Not included: guide, entrances, transfers to/from pier.
Copenhagen Rickshaw tour – 3 Hours


If you want to get out and see the most of Copenhagen effortlessly, a Rickshaw tour is a great choice. Be part of this tour and experience Copenhagen on three wheels as your driver guide will lead you around the city and to its sights in style.
 
The Danish cycle-culture is as old as the bicycle itself. Copenhageners have used bicycles to transport themselves to and from work since the 1880s. Back then, commuting by bike was the fastest, easiest and most environmentally friendly way to move around the city – and it still is. Copenhagen got its first bike lane in 1910 but most parts of the current network of bike lanes have been established within the last 25 years. Today 50% of the Copenhageners choose to commute by bike every day. Most of them do it all year round – rain, hail, snow or sunshine.
?During the tour you will see some of the famous landmarks of Copenhagen which include The City Hall, Christiansborg Castle, The Old Stock Exchange, Christianshavn, Our Saviours Church, The Opera,  The Kings Square, Nyhavn, Amalienborg Castle, Kastellet, The little Mermaid,  to name a few. While riding backstreets and crossing bridges, your guide will also show you some of the hidden gems the city of Copenhagen has to offer. Discover hip neighborhood’s, secret gardens, courtyards, and hidden churches. Continuing along the way there is a convenient stop for a coffer break, just like a real Dane,  and you will  pass by Christiania and hear the story about the free state around the big canal on the 'havneringen' route, hitting the Green Bike Lane before returning to the city center.
Basis:  Private tour   
Start / End:   As requested within central area of Copenhagen      
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Tour Duration: 3 hours in total, incl a stop for coffee.
Tour can operate: morning or afternoon
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Light
Inclusions: Rickshaw (max 2 pax per vehicle) with English-speaking. Other languages on request. Coffee. 

Not included: transfer from/to pier

Copenhagen Urban Dining - 4 hours
 Your private tour will star at a centrally arranged spot in Copenhagen, where you meet the chef and guide for this unique tour of the city. It is much more than just a food or cycle tour. You will meet the locals firsthand, explore the secrets of the city cycling and following this talented chef, passionate about his culture, food, nature, sustainability and of course cycling. Every detail has been carefully thought to offer you a memorable and very different experience of the Danish lifestyle. You will be greeted by this family and experience the best Danish hospitality while you start with your aperitif, then you move on and follow your cycling chef. No matter the weather, you will enjoy a fantastic 5 course meal served and cooked for you in 2 or 3 strategic spots according to the weather. 
 
This is an outdoor experience, but logistically planned for you to enjoy every single step. You just need to dress with the appropriate gear, a bicycle, and your hunger for an exquisite experience. Whilst we cannot control the weather, if you come well prepared for this adventure nothing will spoil it, and you will end with an unforgettable memory, and better understanding of what Danish culture is about.
 
Basis:  Private tour
Start / End:  Meeting point can vary within central area of Copenhagen. To be confirmed at booking time
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour can operate: afternoon/evening
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Physical Activity Level: Easy/Moderate.The tour includes about 2½ hours of cycling, all at a leisurely pace, and 2 or 3 stops to enjoy the meal!
Inclusions:  5 course meal and 1 drink (vegetarian available),  English-speaking guide (Other languages on request), transport by bike with helmet.
Not included: transfer from/to pier.
Kayak Tour in Copenhagen channels with lunch and Rickshaw transfers – 4 hours
Discover Copenhagen from a different angle and in a sustainable way!
We start our day with a ricksahw transfer. A rickshaw is a 3 wheels bike that allows you to move around in a “green way”. Your rickshaw driver will take you to Knippelsbro, where you will be instructed on how to safely kayaking around Copenhagen.
Together with the instructor, you will be drifting by some of the most iconic buildings in town such as the National Bank, the Black Diamond, the Opera House and the colorful Nyhavn. We will enter the canals of historical Christianshavn and head towards Christiansborg, now home of the Danish parliament, through Frederiksholms canal, paddling under beautiful bridges and finding the secret underwater sculpture, Agnete og Havmanden. This is a fun and exciting way to explore Copenhagen.
After kayaking you will enjoy a lunch at the Kayak Bar and then you will take your rickshaw transfer back to your hotel/address in the city center.

Basis:  Private tour.
Duration:       4 hours (incl. 2 hours kayak tour plus time for lunch and transfers)
Start / End:   City.
Vehicle:         Rickshaw for transfers. NOTE: max 2 pax per rickshaw.
Guide: Kayak instructor will give instructions in English.  
Entrances:     None
Meals: Lunch (burger, or similar, with beverage. Veggie options available)
Physical activity level:      Grade Moderate. Kayaking at leisure pace, walking required over uneven surfaces. No experience required, but you should be able to swim.
Wheelchair accessible: no.
Tour operates: morning or afternoon.

Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. Kayaking equipment will be provided.
Please bring: Hat, Sun Cream, Sunglasses, Waterproof Clothes, Spare Clothes, Swimming Suit, Towel, Water Bottle.

 
A classic Danish afternoon tea at Tivoli Gardens with rickshaw transfers - 4 hours
Tivoli Gardens is a famous amusement park and summer garden in the heart of Copenhagen. The park opened on August 15, 1843 and is the second oldest amusement park in the world. Tivoli is a unique and wonderful experience for everybody, in all ages and a must do when visiting Copenhagen.
During your visit have a “hyggeligt” stop to enjoy a traditional Danish afternoon at Tivoli´s KaffeBar. There you will get the “Cake of the Day” with a filter coffee/tea.
Instead of taking a traditional car transfer, we get you on a ”rickshaw” 3 wheels bike, moving around the city effortlessly and in a more sustainable way. Your rickshaw driver will take you to Tivoli and then back to the hotel/address in the city center.
Basis:  Private tour.
Duration:       4 hours.
Start / End:   City.
Vehicle:         Rickshaw for transfers. NOTE: up to 2 people per rickshaw.
Guide: None.
Entrances:     Tivoli Gardens. NOTE: access to rides are not included in the entrance ticket but can be purchased separately at the park.
Meals: Danish cake and coffee/tea.
Physical activity Level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: mornign, afternoon.

Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
 
Zealand Art Tour with visit of Karen Blixen Museum, Louisiana Museum and traditional Danish lunch – 6 hours
This tour is ideal for those who love culture, art, and literature, as we will visit two of the most emblematic museums in Copenhagen region, driving through the Danish Riviera.  
 
We start our day heading towards Karen Blixen's Museum, located in Rungsted, only 30 mins by car from Copenhagen. Karen Blixen is one of Denmark's most famous authors. Among her best-known literary works are the novel Out of Africa, describing life in Kenya, where she ran a coffee plantation in the outskirts of Nairobi from 1914 to 1931. Out of Africa and the short story Babette's Feast, turned into Oscar-winning films.
The museum occupies the rooms where Karen Blixen lived, and it also houses a gallery featuring Karen Blixen's drawings and paintings, a documentary exhibit on her life and work, a library, a film screening room, a café, a museum shop, and an auditorium used for lectures and special exhibitions.
 
After enjoying a traditional Danish lunch in a local restaurant, we continue our tour by visiting Louisiana Art Museum, in Humlebaek.
 
Louisiana is the most visited art museum in Denmark and has an extensive collection of modern and contemporary art, dating from World War II to the present day. In addition, it has a comprehensive program of special exhibitions all year around, achieving its  status as one of the world's most respected exhibition venues  The museum is also acknowledged as a milestone in modern Danish architecture, and is noted for its synthesis of art, architecture, and landscape. A walk in the Sculpture Park is an essential part of the Louisiana experience, offers a special interplay with stunning view over the Øresund and across Sweden ,and where nature, weather and the change of seasons, make the sculptures look very different from time to time
 
Basis:  Private tour.
Duration:       6 hours.
Start / End:   City.
Inclusions:         01st Class vehicle,  English-speaking guide, Other languages on request, Entrances to Karen Blixen Museum and Louisiana Museum, Traditional Danish Lunch (warm dish + traditional “kransekage”) in local restaurant. Beverages not included, veggie option available.
Physical Level Activity:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Tour can operate: afternoon/evening
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Family day tour at Camp Adventure – 6 hours
Copenhagen is not only about Nordic food, Scandinavian design, and the Danish royals. It is also about fun and adventure!
A great alternative for a full day of excitement is Camp Adventure, a climbing park located in Rønnede, only 1 hour away from the capital. Camp Adventure offers 10 climbing courses to move in and out across a beech forest and is home of the very famous Forest Tower.
Once you get to the park, you are provided with safety equipment and will be taught by professional instructors in the use of the equipment and harnesses. Do not worry, the equipment is the best in the market, and it is safe and easy to use! There is no need to have previous experience.
You will also be able to visit the 45-meter-tall Forest Tower, built with corten steel and local oak. The tower offers to enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree view over the beautiful southern Zealand nature. The trip through the beech forest, up into the Forest Tower and back is 3,2 km long.
Basis: Private tour.
Duration:      6 hours (incl transfer time approx. 1 hour each way) .
Start / End:   City.
Vehicle:        01st Class for transfers.
Guide: None. Instructions to go around the climbing park will be given in by Camp Adventure staff in English.
Entrances:     Camp Adventure (Forest Tower and Climbing Park).
Meals: Sandwich and soda.
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Physical activity level: Grade Medium. Walking required over uneven surfaces, climbing, and going through different obstacles is necessary when visiting the climbing park.
Notes: The tour is offered from April to October. Wear practical and comfortable clothes that you can move well in, and wear shoes that are tightly fit to your foot.
Restrictions: For safety reasons, maximum weight is 120 kg. People with heart-, lung-, back- and neck problems as well as pregnant women and others with disorders that adversely affect the ability to climb, participates at their own risk. It is not allowed to be affected by alcohol or other drugs when staying on the courses.  
Wheelchair accessible: NO
 
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Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Tallinn: Panoramic Tallinn - 8 hours
Your local English-speaking guide will greet you at the port and take you on a private tour of Tallinn. Start with a visit to the historic Kadriorg Park, home to the stunning Catherine's Palace and surrounding gardens that were commissioned by the Russian Czar Peter I in the early 18th century. Continue on to the Song Festival Grounds, known as the venue for Estonia’s Song Festival that takes place every five years and can hold up to 300,000 spectators and 30,000 performers! Next visit Pirita, a beautiful beachside location where the yachting complex was built for the 1980 Olympic Games.

Driving past ancient walls and tower gateways, see the national blue, black and white flag flying over the Tall Hermann Tower. Walk up Toompea Hill to Palace Square to view the Baroque Toompea Castle, now the residence of the Estonian Parliament, and to visit the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Stroll along medieval cobblestone streets to the scenic viewpoint over the Lower Town rooftops, passing St Mary’s Cathedral, the oldest church in Estonia, as well as the Stenbock House, the residence of the Estonian Prime Minister.

The Great Guild Hall, the Holy Spirit Church, the Town Council’s Apothecary and the Town Hall can also be found in the labyrinth of streets. Make some time for shopping at the Müürivahe Street market, where traditional wool and linen products are sold.

Highlights:
  • See the stunning Catherine's Palace, the Song Festival Grounds ans the beautiful beachside location of Pirita

Tour Duration: 8 hours

Tour can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Low

Inclusions:
•    Luxury car or minivan at your disposal during the tour
•    An expert A&K local guide (8 hours)
•    Entrance fees
•    All taxes

Exclusions:
•    All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
•    Gratuities
Tallinn city tour - 3 hours

 
Tallinn city tour is a combined tour by car / minivan and walking tour in the Old Town
The tour starts by a tour circling around the Old Town and offering a fascinating view of the medieval town and the 16th century fortification wall with numerous red tile roofs. The tour also leads by the Pirita beach side passing by the Song Festival Grounds, St Birgitte's Convent ruins and Pirita Olympic yacht centre.
The tour gives an overall impression about the city, its history and development. The walking tour in the Old Town takes you back to medieval times when Tallinn was an important trade centre and gathered merchants and traders of all nationalities. Enjoy the well preserved Old Town with buildings dating back even 16th century, narrow cobbled stone streets and small inner yards with charming art galleries and cafes. 

 

Basis  Private tour
Duration  3 hours
Start / End

City center Hotel or pier

Vehicle 1st class
Guide

English-speaking. Other languages on request

Entrances Dome Cathedral
Meals None
Diifculty

Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces

Notes

NOT AVAILABLE ON MONDAYS
Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

Tallinn Jewish Heritage Tour – 4 Hours


The tour highlights the charming Old Town of Tallinn as well as Jewish Heritage in Tallinn.
During the walking tour you will visit Tallinn’s Upper Town with Otrhodox St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Toompea Castle and Estonian Parliament, Dome Church and a view platform to the Lower Town and the Bay of Tallinn. Most significan sites in Lower Town that you will visit will be Danish Kings Garden, Town Hall Square and Viru Gates
The tour also includes a visit to Estonian Jewish Museum and Tallinn Synagogue. 

Estonian Jewish Museum 

The museum gives a thorough overview of the Jewish community in Estonia during different times in history. This is where various materials concerning the destiny of Estonian Jews are stored. The exposition of the museum comprises of three sections: a permanent exhibition, a library with books written by or about Estonian Jews and a thematic electronic archive. The large paper archive is where the originals of the documents are stored.

Tallinn Synagogue 

Established in 2007, Tallinn's Synagogue is by far the most modern house of worship in the city.
It was a long time coming. During World War II, the Jewish community that had existed in Tallinn was all but wiped out, and its Synagogue bombed. In the years following the war, a few native Jews returned to Tallinn, joined by many more Russian Jews, but the Soviet regime had outlawed any open observance of Judaism. It was only after Estonia regained independence in 1991 that a real Jewish religious community was re-established here. 


 

Basis Private tour
Duration 4 hours
Start / End Hotel city center or pier
Vehicle 1st class
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request    
Entrances Estonian Jewish Museum and Tallinn Synagogue
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes NOT AVAILABLE ON WEEKENDS / Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Tallinn Full Day Family Fun - 5 to 6 hours



Start the day by an unconventional and fun way to discover the city. Your driver will pick you up at your hotel or pier to drive you to the starting point of your 2 hours Segway tour.

The Segway Experience is very fun for everyone who would like to discover Tallinn from a different way. It allows you to see the most important and interesting sights of the city in only couple of hours.
Riding a Segway is the most amazing experience. It gently moves you and keeps you balanced. Just step on and ride smoothly and almost silently away with a feeling of simple mobility and freedom.
Segway ride is great way for getting together and having fun. Kids, teens, adults & oldies – everyone loves Segway rides.

After the tour your driver will come pick you up and driver you to the Estonian Open-air Museum in Rocca al Mare (Recommeded for Families with Children).
Rocca al Mare is Estonian Ethnography Open-air Museum located in a nice pine forest near the sea at a distance of about 20 min drive from the Old Town. This museum leads you back to the time of old rural Estonia. The vast, forested park is filled with thatched, 18-20th-century farm buildings, windmills, a wooden chapel and a village school, with staff demonstrating how people lived and worked in times past. Visitors can buy handicrafts and try out the traditional food served in the village tavern


 

Basis Private tour
Duration 5-6 hours
Start / End

City center Hotel or pier

Vehicle

1st class. Included for private transfers to the Segway tour and 4hrs vehicle at disposal afterwards. 

Guide

English-speaking for Segway tour. Rocca al Mare on your own.

Entrances

Estonian Open-air Museum at Rocca al Mare

Meals None
Difficulty

Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces

Notes

Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

Tallinn Food Tour – 3 Hours


 
What is the Estonian cuisine - Nordic with a twist, a touch from Russian kitchen and a bit of German? Take a glimpse into its surprisingly vivid culinary scene during our Tallinn Food Tour. You’ll have 6-7 food & wine- stops combined with strolls on historical cobblestone streets of Tallinn Old Town.
Tallinn Food Tour combines city sightseeing with various food (and some drink) - stops. The walking tour route is based on Tallinn Old Town, so you will pass most of its main sights and churches on your way, as well as you’ll have a couple of entrances. 

Tallinn Food Tour includes food-stops like: at medieval thematic tavern, street sales, eco-food-store, deli- shop, typical Estonian cuisine restaurant, and at a secret wine terrace in the Old Town. There are also some surprise stops en route. During this food tour you will get the first impression on the variety of culinary scene in Estonia, where it came and where is it heading for, along with stories and legends told by our professional tour guides. 

 

Basis

Private transfers and Scheduled tour
Private tours: availability and price upon request!

Duration 3 hours
Start / End Meeting point in the Old Town. 
Vehicle

none

Guide

English-speaking.

Entrances None
Meals

Various tastings making up for a full meal

Difficulty

Grade Easy to Medium. Walking required over uneven surfaces

Notes

AVAILABLE FROM MID-MAY TO MID-SEPTEMBER
Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes

07/05/2021 08:00 AM 07/05/2021 05:00 PM
St. Petersburg

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage Museum - 4 hours
Founded by Peter the Great in order to create Russia’s “Window to Europe” this elegant city is home to some of the world’s finest architecture, palaces and grand estates. As you exit immigration control at St. Petersburg Port, you will receive a warm greeting from your private guide and driver.
 
Begin with a drive through the historical centre of St. Petersburg, where you will see the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. The impressive Peter & Paul Fortress is one of the highlights of your tour and its Cathedral is the final resting place for many of Russia's Tsars, including Peter the Great himself.
 
Continue to the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it houses an astounding 3 million pieces of art. After your tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
 
Highlights:
  • Admire the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Marvel at the astounding 3 million pieces of art at the awe-inspring Hermitage
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-class or similar for 1 and 2 passengers, a 6 seater
  • minibus for 3 and 4 passengers, and a 20 seater minibus for 5 and 6 passengers.
  • Expert local English-speaking guide for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
  • 24 hour emergency contact service
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Orientation Tour - 4 hours
Find your bearings in St Petersburg on a half-day drive through the historical city centre, taking in highlights such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. Also visit the fascinating Peter & Paul Fortress, built by Peter the Great in 1703 to provide protection from the Swedes. The Fortress Cathedral is the burial place of most of the Russia's Tsars and Tsarinas from the eighteenth century onwards, including Peter the Great himself.

Afterwards visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli
.

Highlights:
  • The wonderful sights of St Petersburg including Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visits to the fascinating Peter and Paul Fortress and the impressive St Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Impressionist Art & the Faberge Museum - 6 hours
Experience one of the most famous museums in the world, the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. The Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and houses 3-million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times. The General Staff Building, one of the city’s most famous architectural monuments, is just five minutes’ walk from the main Hermitage collection. Designed by the architect K. I. Rossi and built in the 1820s, the building houses collections of Russian and European decorative art and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibition includes world-famous paintings, such as Pissarro’s Boulevard Montmartre and Cézanne’s Mont Sainte-Victoire, as well as collections of famous Impressionist and post-Impressionist art works by the likes of Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh and Gauguin. Visitors more inclined to modern art enjoy a collection featuring Matisse, Derain and Picasso. The whole museum complex was bombarded during the siege of Leningrad in WWII but re-opened to the public in 1945.

Afterwards, a
dmire the stunning treasures at the Fabergé Museum with your expert guide. Founded by entrepreneur Viktor Vekselberg, the museum opened its doors in December 2013 to display a glittering collection of Faberge eggs and glittering objets d’art created by Peter Carl Fabergé and his contemporaries. Vekselberg's collection of Faberge objects is rated as one of the world's most valuable and includes items he bought from the Forbes family for $100 million in 2004. His mission is to repatriate as much work of the great Russian masters that was sold off by the Bolsheviks and to make it available to the public. One of the most famous pieces on display here is the Imperial Coronation Egg, made in 1897.


Highlights:
  • Explore the famous Impressionist collection of the Hermitage, one of the world's most important museums, which houses 3 million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times
  • Discover the incredible treasures of the Faberge Museum with eggs uniquely decorated by the master artist
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available Mondays)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light


Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 6 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Excursion to Peterhof - 6 hours
Today's sightseeing takes you out of the city to Peterhof - the great summer estate and artistic gem of Peter the Great, nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic Sea). After his victory over the Swedes at Poltava in 1709, Peter decided to build a palace "befitting of the very highest of monarchs" and a visit to Versailles in 1717 furthered these ambitions. Over 5000 labourers, serfs and soldiers were employed in the creation of this magnificent estate that was officially opened in 1723. Enjoy an exciting return to St Petersburg later as your journey by hydrofoil.

Highlights:
  • Visit the extravagant Peterhof Grand Palace and Park
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available on Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Hydrofoil tickets from Peterhof to St. Petersburg
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Catherine's Palace in Pushkin - 4 hours
Today's sightseeing with your local guide takes you out of the city to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Explore the beautiful Catherine's Palace, whose formal parks stretch to Rastrelli's blue and white Hermitage building. The palace houses a dazzling opulent interior and the world-famous Amber Room, which has been remarkably and meticulously restored to its original glory.

Highlights:
  • Visit the opulent Catherine's Palace and explore the formal parks and magnificent Amber Room
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of each month)


Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
City tour including Peter & Paul Fortress – Half day
St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow. Founded more than 300 years ago, in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city is located on 42 islands, so it is not incidental that St Petersburg is also called “the Venice of the North”.
This sightseeing tour will allow you to discover the most interesting buildings and world-famous architectural ensembles of the city and learn its history rich in events. Among other sights, you will pass by the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Hermitage museum and much more.
One of our stops will be at the very famous Peter and Paul’s Fortress, one of the must do visits intown. We will visit the fortress, which standing on a small island at the center of the Neva delta. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, this is the oldest building in St Petersburg. Until 1917, the fortress was mainly used for holding political prisoners, such as Dostoyevsky, Lenin’s brother Alexander and Peter the Great’s son Alexei.  At the heart of the fortress is the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul, with its landmark gold spire, where all of Russia’s pre-Revolutionary leaders were buried, apart from Peter, Ivan IV and Nicholas II.
Basis:          Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:  City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:          English-speaking. Other languages on request.    
Entrances:    Peter and Paul’s Fortress.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Peterhof with Visit to the Grand Palace, park and fountain complex – 6 hours
This tour visits the sumptuous Peterhof, or “Peter’s Court”, which dates back to 1715. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland, Peterhof is often called "Russian Versailles" or "The Capital of Fountains".
The building is probably the most famous and spectacular Imperial estate in St. Petersburg, and a magnificent town of parks, palaces, and fountains.
The highlights are the Grand Palace (“the Russian Versailles”, now a vast museum of lavish rooms and galleries), Monplaisir (Peter’s outwardly more humble villa), the Grand Cascade (the centrepiece of the palace grounds with over 140 fountains), the Lower Park (parkland along the Gulf with more fountains and pavillions), Marly Palace and Alexandria Park.
Peterhof is not only a place of architectural and artistic value, but also a place full of history as it was the favorite summer estate of Peter the Great and for a long period of time it was the official residence of Romanovs dynasty.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:    Peterhof.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Mondays.
 
Pushkin with Visit to the Catherine’s Palace and park – 5 hours
In this tour you will discover the sumptuous Tsar Village (Pushkin), the summer residence of Russian Emperors which is located at 25 km south of St. Petersburg.
 
Historically, the estate was called "Saarskaya Myza", but in 1724 when the Russian Empress Catherine I ordered to built here a palace, it was renamed to "Tsarskoe Selo" (Royal Village).
The unique architectural ensemble of Pushkin is world known for its elegant palaces and pavilions, landscape parks and ponds and a wonderful Catherine Palace. Many world famous and highly-talented architects, like Rastrelli, Rinaldi, Cameron, Zemtsov, Chevakinskiy, Neelov were invited to work here, and set here their's beautiful creations.
 
The palace is a huge, elegant building with white and hold Baroque moldings set against a blue background, set in a beautiful park with elaborate gardens, canals and pavilions. Catherine the Great loved living here.  Some of the more beautiful rooms include the Great Hall, the State Dining Room, the Amber Room, the Blue Drawing Room, the bedroom of Alexander I’s wife Elisabeth and the Palace Church.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Pushkin.
Meals:          None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:           Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Tuesdays.
City Tour with Hermitage Museum– Half day
Founded more than 300 years ago by Peter the Great, this city is located on 42 islands, reason why it is also called “the Venice of the North”. With a population of approximately 4,8 people, St Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia after its capital, Moscow.
In this city tour you will pass by the most interesting buildings and learn its history rich in events. Among other places, you will pass by the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Palace Square and Senate Square, Peter and Paul Fortress and many more.
During the tour you will also visit the biggest museums in the world: the Hermitage Museum. Today, the museum has over 2 million exhibits within its four buildings and attracts around 3 million visitors a year. The exhibitions are diverse and includes masterpieces from Da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, among other famous painters, an impressive collection of impressionists and the largest collection of Titians.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Hermitage Museum.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Mondays, on the 1st of January and on the 9th of May.
City Tour with Yusupov palace- Half day
St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow. Founded more than 300 years ago, in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city is located on 42 islands, so it is not incidental that St Petersburg is also called “the Venice of the North”.
This city tour will pass by the highlights of the city, such as the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Hermitage museum and much more.
During the tour you will also visit the Yusupov Palace, which is arguably the most interesting and beautifully preserved palace in the city. Built in the 1740s and then bought by Catherine the Great for one of her ladies in waiting, it was eventually purchased by Prince Nikolai Yusupov in 1830 for 250,000 roubles -a fortune at the time! Subsequently, it was here that Prince Felix Yusupov planned and carried out the most famous murders in Russian history: the assassination of Rasputin.
All the rooms are beautifully restored and full of art, while the highlight must surely be the exquisite private theatre, built for Zineida Yusupov, where such renowned artists as Anna Pavlova and Shaliapin have performed.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Yusupov Palace.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Thursdays.
 
07/06/2021 08:00 AM 07/06/2021
St. Petersburg

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage Museum - 4 hours
Founded by Peter the Great in order to create Russia’s “Window to Europe” this elegant city is home to some of the world’s finest architecture, palaces and grand estates. As you exit immigration control at St. Petersburg Port, you will receive a warm greeting from your private guide and driver.
 
Begin with a drive through the historical centre of St. Petersburg, where you will see the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. The impressive Peter & Paul Fortress is one of the highlights of your tour and its Cathedral is the final resting place for many of Russia's Tsars, including Peter the Great himself.
 
Continue to the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it houses an astounding 3 million pieces of art. After your tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
 
Highlights:
  • Admire the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Marvel at the astounding 3 million pieces of art at the awe-inspring Hermitage
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-class or similar for 1 and 2 passengers, a 6 seater
  • minibus for 3 and 4 passengers, and a 20 seater minibus for 5 and 6 passengers.
  • Expert local English-speaking guide for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
  • 24 hour emergency contact service
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Orientation Tour - 4 hours
Find your bearings in St Petersburg on a half-day drive through the historical city centre, taking in highlights such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. Also visit the fascinating Peter & Paul Fortress, built by Peter the Great in 1703 to provide protection from the Swedes. The Fortress Cathedral is the burial place of most of the Russia's Tsars and Tsarinas from the eighteenth century onwards, including Peter the Great himself.

Afterwards visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli
.

Highlights:
  • The wonderful sights of St Petersburg including Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visits to the fascinating Peter and Paul Fortress and the impressive St Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Impressionist Art & the Faberge Museum - 6 hours
Experience one of the most famous museums in the world, the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. The Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and houses 3-million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times. The General Staff Building, one of the city’s most famous architectural monuments, is just five minutes’ walk from the main Hermitage collection. Designed by the architect K. I. Rossi and built in the 1820s, the building houses collections of Russian and European decorative art and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibition includes world-famous paintings, such as Pissarro’s Boulevard Montmartre and Cézanne’s Mont Sainte-Victoire, as well as collections of famous Impressionist and post-Impressionist art works by the likes of Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh and Gauguin. Visitors more inclined to modern art enjoy a collection featuring Matisse, Derain and Picasso. The whole museum complex was bombarded during the siege of Leningrad in WWII but re-opened to the public in 1945.

Afterwards, a
dmire the stunning treasures at the Fabergé Museum with your expert guide. Founded by entrepreneur Viktor Vekselberg, the museum opened its doors in December 2013 to display a glittering collection of Faberge eggs and glittering objets d’art created by Peter Carl Fabergé and his contemporaries. Vekselberg's collection of Faberge objects is rated as one of the world's most valuable and includes items he bought from the Forbes family for $100 million in 2004. His mission is to repatriate as much work of the great Russian masters that was sold off by the Bolsheviks and to make it available to the public. One of the most famous pieces on display here is the Imperial Coronation Egg, made in 1897.


Highlights:
  • Explore the famous Impressionist collection of the Hermitage, one of the world's most important museums, which houses 3 million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times
  • Discover the incredible treasures of the Faberge Museum with eggs uniquely decorated by the master artist
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available Mondays)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light


Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 6 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Excursion to Peterhof - 6 hours
Today's sightseeing takes you out of the city to Peterhof - the great summer estate and artistic gem of Peter the Great, nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic Sea). After his victory over the Swedes at Poltava in 1709, Peter decided to build a palace "befitting of the very highest of monarchs" and a visit to Versailles in 1717 furthered these ambitions. Over 5000 labourers, serfs and soldiers were employed in the creation of this magnificent estate that was officially opened in 1723. Enjoy an exciting return to St Petersburg later as your journey by hydrofoil.

Highlights:
  • Visit the extravagant Peterhof Grand Palace and Park
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available on Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Hydrofoil tickets from Peterhof to St. Petersburg
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Catherine's Palace in Pushkin - 4 hours
Today's sightseeing with your local guide takes you out of the city to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Explore the beautiful Catherine's Palace, whose formal parks stretch to Rastrelli's blue and white Hermitage building. The palace houses a dazzling opulent interior and the world-famous Amber Room, which has been remarkably and meticulously restored to its original glory.

Highlights:
  • Visit the opulent Catherine's Palace and explore the formal parks and magnificent Amber Room
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of each month)


Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
City tour including Peter & Paul Fortress – Half day
St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow. Founded more than 300 years ago, in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city is located on 42 islands, so it is not incidental that St Petersburg is also called “the Venice of the North”.
This sightseeing tour will allow you to discover the most interesting buildings and world-famous architectural ensembles of the city and learn its history rich in events. Among other sights, you will pass by the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Hermitage museum and much more.
One of our stops will be at the very famous Peter and Paul’s Fortress, one of the must do visits intown. We will visit the fortress, which standing on a small island at the center of the Neva delta. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, this is the oldest building in St Petersburg. Until 1917, the fortress was mainly used for holding political prisoners, such as Dostoyevsky, Lenin’s brother Alexander and Peter the Great’s son Alexei.  At the heart of the fortress is the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul, with its landmark gold spire, where all of Russia’s pre-Revolutionary leaders were buried, apart from Peter, Ivan IV and Nicholas II.
Basis:          Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:  City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:          English-speaking. Other languages on request.    
Entrances:    Peter and Paul’s Fortress.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Peterhof with Visit to the Grand Palace, park and fountain complex – 6 hours
This tour visits the sumptuous Peterhof, or “Peter’s Court”, which dates back to 1715. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland, Peterhof is often called "Russian Versailles" or "The Capital of Fountains".
The building is probably the most famous and spectacular Imperial estate in St. Petersburg, and a magnificent town of parks, palaces, and fountains.
The highlights are the Grand Palace (“the Russian Versailles”, now a vast museum of lavish rooms and galleries), Monplaisir (Peter’s outwardly more humble villa), the Grand Cascade (the centrepiece of the palace grounds with over 140 fountains), the Lower Park (parkland along the Gulf with more fountains and pavillions), Marly Palace and Alexandria Park.
Peterhof is not only a place of architectural and artistic value, but also a place full of history as it was the favorite summer estate of Peter the Great and for a long period of time it was the official residence of Romanovs dynasty.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:    Peterhof.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Mondays.
 
Pushkin with Visit to the Catherine’s Palace and park – 5 hours
In this tour you will discover the sumptuous Tsar Village (Pushkin), the summer residence of Russian Emperors which is located at 25 km south of St. Petersburg.
 
Historically, the estate was called "Saarskaya Myza", but in 1724 when the Russian Empress Catherine I ordered to built here a palace, it was renamed to "Tsarskoe Selo" (Royal Village).
The unique architectural ensemble of Pushkin is world known for its elegant palaces and pavilions, landscape parks and ponds and a wonderful Catherine Palace. Many world famous and highly-talented architects, like Rastrelli, Rinaldi, Cameron, Zemtsov, Chevakinskiy, Neelov were invited to work here, and set here their's beautiful creations.
 
The palace is a huge, elegant building with white and hold Baroque moldings set against a blue background, set in a beautiful park with elaborate gardens, canals and pavilions. Catherine the Great loved living here.  Some of the more beautiful rooms include the Great Hall, the State Dining Room, the Amber Room, the Blue Drawing Room, the bedroom of Alexander I’s wife Elisabeth and the Palace Church.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Pushkin.
Meals:          None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:           Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Tuesdays.
City Tour with Hermitage Museum– Half day
Founded more than 300 years ago by Peter the Great, this city is located on 42 islands, reason why it is also called “the Venice of the North”. With a population of approximately 4,8 people, St Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia after its capital, Moscow.
In this city tour you will pass by the most interesting buildings and learn its history rich in events. Among other places, you will pass by the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Palace Square and Senate Square, Peter and Paul Fortress and many more.
During the tour you will also visit the biggest museums in the world: the Hermitage Museum. Today, the museum has over 2 million exhibits within its four buildings and attracts around 3 million visitors a year. The exhibitions are diverse and includes masterpieces from Da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, among other famous painters, an impressive collection of impressionists and the largest collection of Titians.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Hermitage Museum.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Mondays, on the 1st of January and on the 9th of May.
City Tour with Yusupov palace- Half day
St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow. Founded more than 300 years ago, in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city is located on 42 islands, so it is not incidental that St Petersburg is also called “the Venice of the North”.
This city tour will pass by the highlights of the city, such as the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Hermitage museum and much more.
During the tour you will also visit the Yusupov Palace, which is arguably the most interesting and beautifully preserved palace in the city. Built in the 1740s and then bought by Catherine the Great for one of her ladies in waiting, it was eventually purchased by Prince Nikolai Yusupov in 1830 for 250,000 roubles -a fortune at the time! Subsequently, it was here that Prince Felix Yusupov planned and carried out the most famous murders in Russian history: the assassination of Rasputin.
All the rooms are beautifully restored and full of art, while the highlight must surely be the exquisite private theatre, built for Zineida Yusupov, where such renowned artists as Anna Pavlova and Shaliapin have performed.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Yusupov Palace.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Thursdays.
 
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St. Petersburg

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

St Petersburg: Art Treasures of the Hermitage Museum - 4 hours
Founded by Peter the Great in order to create Russia’s “Window to Europe” this elegant city is home to some of the world’s finest architecture, palaces and grand estates. As you exit immigration control at St. Petersburg Port, you will receive a warm greeting from your private guide and driver.
 
Begin with a drive through the historical centre of St. Petersburg, where you will see the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. The impressive Peter & Paul Fortress is one of the highlights of your tour and its Cathedral is the final resting place for many of Russia's Tsars, including Peter the Great himself.
 
Continue to the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. Commissioned by Catherine the Great, it houses an astounding 3 million pieces of art. After your tour you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
 
Highlights:
  • Admire the city’s incredible landmarks; Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visit the impressive Peter & Paul Fortress
  • Marvel at the astounding 3 million pieces of art at the awe-inspring Hermitage
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport by Mercedes E-class or similar for 1 and 2 passengers, a 6 seater
  • minibus for 3 and 4 passengers, and a 20 seater minibus for 5 and 6 passengers.
  • Expert local English-speaking guide for stated sightseeing
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
  • 24 hour emergency contact service
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Orientation Tour - 4 hours
Find your bearings in St Petersburg on a half-day drive through the historical city centre, taking in highlights such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, the Winter Palace, the Admiralty and Vasilevsky Island. Also visit the fascinating Peter & Paul Fortress, built by Peter the Great in 1703 to provide protection from the Swedes. The Fortress Cathedral is the burial place of most of the Russia's Tsars and Tsarinas from the eighteenth century onwards, including Peter the Great himself.

Afterwards visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, whose gilded dome dominates the city skyline. The cathedral's construction began in 1818 and was not completed until 1858. Sculptures and massive red granite columns ornament the façade, while the interior is even more lavishly decorated with mosaics, icons and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli
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Highlights:
  • The wonderful sights of St Petersburg including Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and Vasilevsky Island
  • Visits to the fascinating Peter and Paul Fortress and the impressive St Isaac’s Cathedral
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Private transport luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 4 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Impressionist Art & the Faberge Museum - 6 hours
Experience one of the most famous museums in the world, the awe-inspiring Hermitage in the lavishly decorated Winter Palace. The Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and houses 3-million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times. The General Staff Building, one of the city’s most famous architectural monuments, is just five minutes’ walk from the main Hermitage collection. Designed by the architect K. I. Rossi and built in the 1820s, the building houses collections of Russian and European decorative art and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibition includes world-famous paintings, such as Pissarro’s Boulevard Montmartre and Cézanne’s Mont Sainte-Victoire, as well as collections of famous Impressionist and post-Impressionist art works by the likes of Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh and Gauguin. Visitors more inclined to modern art enjoy a collection featuring Matisse, Derain and Picasso. The whole museum complex was bombarded during the siege of Leningrad in WWII but re-opened to the public in 1945.

Afterwards, a
dmire the stunning treasures at the Fabergé Museum with your expert guide. Founded by entrepreneur Viktor Vekselberg, the museum opened its doors in December 2013 to display a glittering collection of Faberge eggs and glittering objets d’art created by Peter Carl Fabergé and his contemporaries. Vekselberg's collection of Faberge objects is rated as one of the world's most valuable and includes items he bought from the Forbes family for $100 million in 2004. His mission is to repatriate as much work of the great Russian masters that was sold off by the Bolsheviks and to make it available to the public. One of the most famous pieces on display here is the Imperial Coronation Egg, made in 1897.


Highlights:
  • Explore the famous Impressionist collection of the Hermitage, one of the world's most important museums, which houses 3 million pieces of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times
  • Discover the incredible treasures of the Faberge Museum with eggs uniquely decorated by the master artist
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available Mondays)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light


Inclusions:
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Expert local guide for stated sightseeing for 6 hours
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Excursion to Peterhof - 6 hours
Today's sightseeing takes you out of the city to Peterhof - the great summer estate and artistic gem of Peter the Great, nestled on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (part of the Baltic Sea). After his victory over the Swedes at Poltava in 1709, Peter decided to build a palace "befitting of the very highest of monarchs" and a visit to Versailles in 1717 furthered these ambitions. Over 5000 labourers, serfs and soldiers were employed in the creation of this magnificent estate that was officially opened in 1723. Enjoy an exciting return to St Petersburg later as your journey by hydrofoil.

Highlights:
  • Visit the extravagant Peterhof Grand Palace and Park
Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Not available on Mondays and the last Tuesday of the month)

Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Hydrofoil tickets from Peterhof to St. Petersburg
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
  • All taxes
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
St Petersburg: Catherine's Palace in Pushkin - 4 hours
Today's sightseeing with your local guide takes you out of the city to Tsarskoe Selo ('the Tsar's village'), more commonly known as Pushkin. Explore the beautiful Catherine's Palace, whose formal parks stretch to Rastrelli's blue and white Hermitage building. The palace houses a dazzling opulent interior and the world-famous Amber Room, which has been remarkably and meticulously restored to its original glory.

Highlights:
  • Visit the opulent Catherine's Palace and explore the formal parks and magnificent Amber Room
Tour Duration: 4 hours

Tour Can Operate: Morning / Afternoon (Closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of each month)


Wheelchair Accessible: Please enquire for more information

Physical Activity Level: Light

Inclusions:
  • Expert local guides for stated sightseeing
  • Private transport by luxury car or minivan
  • Entrance fees to all sights and museums
Exclusions:
  • All cruise travel, personal items, meals and associated costs
  • Gratuities
  • Supplement for public holidays
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in the “Inclusions” list above.
City tour including Peter & Paul Fortress – Half day
St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow. Founded more than 300 years ago, in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city is located on 42 islands, so it is not incidental that St Petersburg is also called “the Venice of the North”.
This sightseeing tour will allow you to discover the most interesting buildings and world-famous architectural ensembles of the city and learn its history rich in events. Among other sights, you will pass by the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Hermitage museum and much more.
One of our stops will be at the very famous Peter and Paul’s Fortress, one of the must do visits intown. We will visit the fortress, which standing on a small island at the center of the Neva delta. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, this is the oldest building in St Petersburg. Until 1917, the fortress was mainly used for holding political prisoners, such as Dostoyevsky, Lenin’s brother Alexander and Peter the Great’s son Alexei.  At the heart of the fortress is the Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul, with its landmark gold spire, where all of Russia’s pre-Revolutionary leaders were buried, apart from Peter, Ivan IV and Nicholas II.
Basis:          Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:  City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:          English-speaking. Other languages on request.    
Entrances:    Peter and Paul’s Fortress.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Peterhof with Visit to the Grand Palace, park and fountain complex – 6 hours
This tour visits the sumptuous Peterhof, or “Peter’s Court”, which dates back to 1715. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland, Peterhof is often called "Russian Versailles" or "The Capital of Fountains".
The building is probably the most famous and spectacular Imperial estate in St. Petersburg, and a magnificent town of parks, palaces, and fountains.
The highlights are the Grand Palace (“the Russian Versailles”, now a vast museum of lavish rooms and galleries), Monplaisir (Peter’s outwardly more humble villa), the Grand Cascade (the centrepiece of the palace grounds with over 140 fountains), the Lower Park (parkland along the Gulf with more fountains and pavillions), Marly Palace and Alexandria Park.
Peterhof is not only a place of architectural and artistic value, but also a place full of history as it was the favorite summer estate of Peter the Great and for a long period of time it was the official residence of Romanovs dynasty.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:    Peterhof.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Mondays.
 
Pushkin with Visit to the Catherine’s Palace and park – 5 hours
In this tour you will discover the sumptuous Tsar Village (Pushkin), the summer residence of Russian Emperors which is located at 25 km south of St. Petersburg.
 
Historically, the estate was called "Saarskaya Myza", but in 1724 when the Russian Empress Catherine I ordered to built here a palace, it was renamed to "Tsarskoe Selo" (Royal Village).
The unique architectural ensemble of Pushkin is world known for its elegant palaces and pavilions, landscape parks and ponds and a wonderful Catherine Palace. Many world famous and highly-talented architects, like Rastrelli, Rinaldi, Cameron, Zemtsov, Chevakinskiy, Neelov were invited to work here, and set here their's beautiful creations.
 
The palace is a huge, elegant building with white and hold Baroque moldings set against a blue background, set in a beautiful park with elaborate gardens, canals and pavilions. Catherine the Great loved living here.  Some of the more beautiful rooms include the Great Hall, the State Dining Room, the Amber Room, the Blue Drawing Room, the bedroom of Alexander I’s wife Elisabeth and the Palace Church.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Pushkin.
Meals:          None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:           Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Tuesdays.
City Tour with Hermitage Museum– Half day
Founded more than 300 years ago by Peter the Great, this city is located on 42 islands, reason why it is also called “the Venice of the North”. With a population of approximately 4,8 people, St Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia after its capital, Moscow.
In this city tour you will pass by the most interesting buildings and learn its history rich in events. Among other places, you will pass by the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Palace Square and Senate Square, Peter and Paul Fortress and many more.
During the tour you will also visit the biggest museums in the world: the Hermitage Museum. Today, the museum has over 2 million exhibits within its four buildings and attracts around 3 million visitors a year. The exhibitions are diverse and includes masterpieces from Da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, among other famous painters, an impressive collection of impressionists and the largest collection of Titians.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Hermitage Museum.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Mondays, on the 1st of January and on the 9th of May.
City Tour with Yusupov palace- Half day
St Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia after Moscow. Founded more than 300 years ago, in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city is located on 42 islands, so it is not incidental that St Petersburg is also called “the Venice of the North”.
This city tour will pass by the highlights of the city, such as the Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the church of Our Savior-on-the-Spilled Blood, the Stroganov Palace, the Hermitage museum and much more.
During the tour you will also visit the Yusupov Palace, which is arguably the most interesting and beautifully preserved palace in the city. Built in the 1740s and then bought by Catherine the Great for one of her ladies in waiting, it was eventually purchased by Prince Nikolai Yusupov in 1830 for 250,000 roubles -a fortune at the time! Subsequently, it was here that Prince Felix Yusupov planned and carried out the most famous murders in Russian history: the assassination of Rasputin.
All the rooms are beautifully restored and full of art, while the highlight must surely be the exquisite private theatre, built for Zineida Yusupov, where such renowned artists as Anna Pavlova and Shaliapin have performed.
 
Basis:           Private tour.
Duration:      Half-day.
Start / End:   City center or some central hotels.
Vehicle:        Private car.
Guide:           English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     Yusupov Palace.
Meals:         None.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes:          Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This excursion is not offered on Thursdays.
 
07/08/2021 07/08/2021 06:00 PM
Helsinki

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Helsinki City tour – 3 Hours


Helsinki was founded in 1550 by the Swedish King Gustav Vasa. As a result of the war of 1808-1809, Sweden was forced to cede Finland to Russia. In 1812 Tsar Alexander declared Helsinki the capital of autonomous Finland. In 1917 the city was to become the capital of the independent Republic of Finland. In safeguarding its historical heritage, Helsinki has again and again been forced to reassess the past. Cultural influences from both East and West have molded the life of the city, which has nevertheless preserved an outlook on life that is inherently Finnish. Over the years the city has spread, and its population multiplied, yet nature is still close at hand - the sea and islands are dominant features of the landscape.
Among the most striking features of the Helsinki architecture are the largish areas built in a uniform style. The city thus has whole blocks and even districts representing Neoclassical, Art Nouveau, National Romantic, functional or modern architecture. The oldest area in Helsinki that has been preserved intact is the Senate Square. Reminiscent of St. Petersburg in its neoclassical style.
In the 1970s Helsinki acquired some important new public buildings - e.g. the Finlandia Hall, the City Theatre, the new National Opera, the official residence of the Finnish President and the Temppeliaukio Church - which are now important landmarks on the Helsinki street scene.
A city tour includes all essential sights in the city center including the Sibelius Park with the Sibelius Monument, an unusual steel monument from 1967, commemorating the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Pay a visit to Temppeliaukio Church (The Church in the Rock), completed in 1969 and carved out of a solid rock and topped with a copper dome.  Only the dome is visible from the outside. The pantheon-like interior is enhanced by the rugged granite walls and the copper-plated cupola. The excellent acoustics make this a favorite venue for concerts. Please note that inside visits to the Rock Church cannot be guaranteed due to religious services and holidays.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: City center Hotel or address.
Start/End: 3 hours.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.    
Entrances: Temppeliaukio Rock Church.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Helsinki Suomenlinna Fortress tour – 3 Hours


Built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden on a group of islands located at the entrance of Helsinki's harbour, this fortress is an especially interesting example of European military architecture of the time. Suomenlinna, until 1918 Viapori (Finnish), or Sveaborg (Swedish), was an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands and which now forms part of the city of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

Suomenlinna is a UNESCO World Heritage site and popular with tourists and locals. The guided walking tour takes you through the historic Susisaari and Kustaanmiekka areas and provides information on the colourful past of the fortress. The tour introduces, for example, the Great Courtyard and the dry dock, which once was one of the largest in the world.
The tour includes a return ferry service to / from Suomenlina Maritime Fortress, a guided tour with an official Suomenlina guide and an entrance to Suomenlinna Museum. You will meet the guide at Suomenlina Maritime Fortress, after disembarking the ferry. Depending on your accommodation in Helsinki, city transfers to and from the ferry port may need to be considered.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 3 hours.
Start/End: Helsinki Harbour.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English speaking Soumenlinna Guide. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Suomenlinna Museum.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
 
Helsinki Porvoo Tour – 5 Hours

Porvoo is Finland's second oldest town and the most picturesque one. In other words, a beautiful area full of history. The town of Porvoo was granted town status in the 14th century and is one of the treasures of traditional Finnish architecture.
The original town plan from the Middle Ages, features the low, small houses, picturesque yards and narrow streets and forms a historically unique wooden town environment.
The symbols of Porvoo – the red warehouses on the riverbanks – tell tall tales of seafaring and trading. The guest marina and ferry dock at Jokiranta are humming with life, especially during the summer months.
The bridge at Aleksanterinkatu, completed in autumn 2004, and the newly restored Jokiranta area now encourage locals to take an evening walk and enjoy the latest improvements to the downtown area. Flower beds, fountains, cafés and sundecks have turned the shore into an attractive gathering place. The Market Square is the heart of the city, surrounded by City Hall, the bus station, specialty boutiques and services. The range of products at the marketplace varies by season.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Start/End: City center Hotel, Cruise Pier or address. 
Duration: 5 hours.
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: None.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Helsinki Jewish City tour – 4 Hours

Interior of the Temppeliaukio Church, which was designed by ...
This tour allows you to see the best of Helsinki and also learn more about the past and present of its Jewish citizens.

A city tour includes all essential sights in the city center including the Sibelius Park with the Sibelius Monument, an unusual steel monument from 1967, commemorating the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Pay a visit to Temppeliaukio Church (The Church in the Rock), completed in 1969 and carved out of a solid rock and topped with a copper dome.  Only the dome is visible from the outside. The pantheon-like interior is enhanced by the rugged granite walls and the copper-plated cupola. The excellent acoustics make this a favorable venue for concerts. 

A visit to the local Synagogue is made during the tour. You will be able to see its rooms located in the local Jewish Community Center. 

The center of the Helsinki is majestic with its classical style Senate Square. It offers a view to the impressive Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki University, National Library and the Government Palace. The statue to the Russian czar Alexander II is located in the middle of the square.

Please note that inside visits to the Rock Church and Helsinki Synagogue cannot be guaranteed due to religious services and holidays. In the event of religious services. Tour order may be adjusted based on Rock Church and the opening hours of Helsinki Synagogue.

Basis Private
Start / End City center Hotel or address. 
Duration 4 hours
Vehicle 01st Class.
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request.  
Entrances Temppeliaukio Rock Church & Synagogue.
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces. 
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Hesinki City tour with Sauna Experience – 5 Hours



Among the most striking features of the Helsinki architecture are the largish areas built in a uniform style. The city thus has whole blocks and even districts representing Neoclassical, Art Nouveau, National Romantic, functional or modern architecture. The oldest area in Helsinki that has been preserved intact is the Senate Square. Reminiscent of St. Petersburg in its neoclassical style. 

In the 1970s Helsinki acquired some important new public buildings - e.g. the Finlandia Hall, the City Theatre, the new National Opera, the official residence of the Finnish President and the Temppeliaukio Church - which are now important landmarks on the Helsinki street scene. 

A city tour includes all essential sights in the city centre including the Sibelius Park with the Sibelius Monument, an unusual steel monument from 1967, commemorating the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Pay a visit to Temppeliaukio Church (The Church in the Rock), completed in 1969 and carved out of a solid rock and topped with a copper dome.  Only the dome is visible from the outside. The pantheon-like interior is enhanced by the rugged granite walls and the copper-plated cupola. The excellent acoustics make this a favorite venue for concerts.

Sauna bathing is an essential part of Finnish culture and national identity. There are only 5,4 million Finns but 3,3 million saunas. Public saunas used to be common in bigger cities but now that most new apartments have sauna of their own, public saunas have decreased dramatically in number. There are only a couple remaining. As a sense of community is becoming a more and more important part of new urban culture, many new public saunas are being planned. 

The sauna is open to the public and has separate locker rooms and showers for men and women – however the sauna rooms and other facilities are open to everyone. Please remember that appropriate swimwear must be worn in the shared sauna room.

Towels and seat cover as well as soap and shampoo are included in the 2 hour sauna experience. Don’t forget your bathing costume.

Basis Private tour
Start / End  City center Hotel or address. 
Duration 5 hours
Vehicle 01st Class.
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances Temppeliaukio Rock church & Sauna.
Meals None
Difficulty  Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Helsinki Design tour - 6 hours



Helsinki offers you a unique and fascinating journey through the centuries and across cultures through its buildings and architecture. The city’s architecture is typified by Nordic minimalism and refinement, and with its modernism, functionalism it also encompasses the largest concentration of Art Nouveau buildings in Northern Europe. 

For many Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) is synonymous with Finland with architecture and with design.
After qualifying as an architect from Helsinki Institute of Technology in 1921, Aalto set up his first architectural practice in Jyväskylä. His early works followed the tenets of Nordic Classicism, the predominant style at that time.

During the tour, pay a visit to Temppeliaukio Church (The Church in the Rock), completed in 1969 and carved out of a solid rock and topped with a copper dome.  Only the dome is visible from the outside. The pantheon-like interior is enhanced by the rugged granite walls and the copper-plated cupola. The excellent acoustics make this a favorite venue for concerts.

The Senate Square is dominated by four buildings designed by Carl Ludvig Engel between 1822 and 1852: Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace, the main building of the University of Helsinki and the National Library of Finland. 

The Central Railway Station was designed by Eliel Saarinen in 1909 and the station was opened in 1919. The station is mostly clad in Finnish granite, and its distinguishing features are its clock tower and the two pairs of statues holding the spherical lamps, lit at night-time, on either side of the main entrance.

The City Hall was designed by C.L. Engel as a hotel in 1833, the building has been the City Hall since the 1930s. The Helsinki coat-of-arms can be seen on the tympanum. 

Basis Private tour
Start / End City center Hotel or address. 
Duration 6 hours
Vehicle 01st Class.
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request. 
Entrance Temppeliaukio Rock church & the Alvaro Aalto Studio & House tour (shared tour).
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Helsinki by Kayak – 4,5 hours

Explore Helsinki as close to the sea as you can get!
We start the day with a transfer to the paddling center, once we get there our instructor will guide you on how to paddle in a safe way.
After getting your kayaking equipment we start a 3-hour guided paddling trip in the archipelago of Helsinki. We will paddle in clear water, around rocky islands, and sandy beaches, enjoying the fresh air and beautiful surroundings of Finnish nature.
We will also enjoy a sandwich during the excursion. Once the activity is over, we head back to the city center by car.
 
Basis:  Private tour.
Duration:       04:30 hours (3 hs paddling and time for transfers).
Start / End:   City.
Vehicle:         01st Class for transfers.
Guide: English-speaking kayak instructor and guide.
Entrances:     None
Meals: Water bottle and snack (sandwich).
Physical Activity Level:      Grade Moderate. Kayaking at leisure pace, walking required over uneven surfaces. No experience required, but you should be able to swim. Our kayaks are stable and easy to paddle.
Wheelchair accessible: no.
Afternoon operates: morning or afternoon.

Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. Kayaking equipment will be provided.
Please bring: Hat, Sun Cream, Sunglasses, Waterproof Clothes, Spare Clothes, Swimming Suit, Towel, Water Bottle.
Canoe and Hike in Nuuksio National Park - 4,5 hours

In this tour you will explore the area of Nuuksio Hawk Nest, in Nuuksio National Park.
Once we get to the national park, our guide will provide you the necessary equipment and introduce to you the basics of canoeing, an old Indian way of moving along the waterways of wild nature. This first part of the tour will take place on The Hawk Lake which is only a very small lake, so the paddling distance is not long. Canoes are stable and fit two people each.
After canoeing we will go on a guided hike following the marked trails of Nuuksio National Park. The length of the guided hike is about 5km and the pace is easy. This tour is more about enjoying the Finnish nature than covering long distance.
After the activities you will get a sandwich and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere while resting after having explored the forest like a true Finn!
 
Basis:  Private tour.
Duration:       04:30 hours (3 hs canoeing & hiking and time for transfers).
Start / End:   City.
Vehicle:         01st Class for transfers.
Guide: English-speaking canoeing instructor and guide.
Entrances:     None.
Meals: Water bottle and snack (sandwich).
Difficulty:      Grade Moderate. Canoeing at leisure pace, walking required over uneven surfaces. No experience required, but you should be able to swim. No previous paddling or hiking experience required. The canoes are stable and easy to paddle.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. Canoeing equipment will be provided. Please bring: Hat, Sun Cream, Sunglasses, Waterproof Clothes, Spare Clothes, Swimming Suit, Towel, Water Bottle.
Food tour in Helsinki – 3 hs
Experience the best of the Finnish cuisine on this food walking tour. You will stroll around the streets of Helsinki´s center, getting a taste of the most traditional as well as fashionable flavors the city has to offer.
 
The tour includes the visit of some of the main gastronomical areas and spots of the Finnish capital, such as the Old Market Hall and the Market Square and also some bakeries and special food stores. You may taste some local bread, cheese, chocolate, fish, pastry, seasonal berry treat and famous Finnish salt licorice: salmiakki!
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration:      3 hours walking tour.
Start / End:   City.
Vehicle:        None.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.   
Entrances:     None.
Meals: The servings are equivalent to a light lunch/big snack. Veggie options available.
Physical activity level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: NO
Tour operates: morning, afternoon.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes. This tour is offered everyday from May to September and on Mon-Sat during the rest of the year.
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Stockholm

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Stockholm Drottingholm Castle tour - 4 Hours


Drottningholm Palace
is on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. It is the best-preserved royal castle built in Sweden during the 1600’s and it is representative of all European architecture that was to follow.

The castle was built by architect Nicodemus Tessin the Elder and was clearly inspired by French architecture and since its construction many royals have left their mark on the palace. Hedvig Eleonora, Lovisa Ulrika and Gustav III left powerful examples of their style, especially in the decor of the reception rooms. Hedvig Eleonora’s state bedchamber was at the heart of their reception rooms in the 1600’s and was created by the country's foremost artists and craftsmen.
There is also a series of rooms that were decorated for Gustav III during the 1700’s which includes the Chinese saloon, a very chic trend at that time.

In 1991 Drottningholm Castle was included on UNESCO's World Heritage list of sites of outstanding universal value to humanity. The Royal family moved into the Drottningholm Palace in 1981 and still today the castle remains the primary residence of the King and Queen. The rooms in the castle's southern section are reserved for the royal couple.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 4 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Drottingholm Castle.
 
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Stockholm City tour – 5 Hours

Sweden’s magnificent capital Stockholm is a city renowned for its characteristic structure, built on 14 islands magnificently bathed by the waters of lake Mälaren. Your tour will introduce you to the most characteristic locations and the most architecturally significant buildings, the first of which is the imposing City Hall, the city's political centre and the location for the annual celebrations that follow the presentation of the Nobel Prizes.

Having admired its imposing exterior that is surrounded by water and topped with three golden crowns, the symbol of the kingdom of Sweden, you will visit the sumptuous Golden Hall whose walls are entirely covered with precious golden mosaics composed of over 19 million tiles.
 
Continuing on your itinerary takes you towards the green island of Djurgården with its numerous historic buildings, monuments, museums, galleries, an exciting theme park and a magnificent open-air museum.
 
While on the island, visit the museum of the Swedish warship ‘Vasa’, once considered one of the world’s largest and the pride of Sweden's mighty navy. The present Vasa Museum is built around the 17th century warship which sank in Stockholm's inner harbor on her maiden voyage in 1628. Its discovery in 1956 and subsequent salvage in 1961 is one of the most important events in marine archaeology. Painstakingly restored to much of its original magnificence, ‘Vasa’ represents an authentic piece of living history.
 
Stockholm's Old Town (Gamla Stan) is located on a small island in the very heart of the city. Within its bounds are a multitude of historical sights, including the Royal Palace, the Parliament, the House of Nobilities, as well as the world's longest established bank, the Bank of Sweden that was founded in 1656.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: City Hall and Vasa Museum.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Uppsala and Sigtuna tour - 6 Hours


Uppsala is located 72 kilometres north of Stockholm and as early as the 6th century it was a political and religious centre. 
It was from here that the old pagan kings ruled. Legend has it that there was a splendid temple here that was decorated with gold.
The large historical Uppsala Cathedral was consecrated in 1435. Several famous scientists and kings have their chapels here. There is a fine museum in the north tower full of ecclesiastical textiles and gold and silver objects. In one of the cathedral's chapels lie the holy relics of Sweden's patron saint, St. Erik, in a gold Casket.
Uppsala University is the oldest University in Scandinavia. In the 17th and 18th centuries the university became a centre of research, mainly in the field of natural history. Many are the geniuses that have spread Uppsala's reputation worldwide and to date six Uppsala scientists have received the Nobel prize. The Gustavianum museum is housed in Uppsala University's oldest preserved building. Exhibited at the museum are the Augsburg Art Cabinet, discoveries from the Viking period, the history of the University of Uppsala, mummies and much more.
Sigtuna is a town north of Stockholm that sits beside Lake Mälaren, in the lush landscape of Uppland. The area prospered during the Viking Age, leaving a heritage of rune stones, graves and monuments, which to this day still stand in and around the town. Sigtuna is said to be home to the most rune stones in the world. They were erected during the Viking era to commemorate deceased men.
Sigtuna is Swedens first town and was founded in AD 980, as Christianity arrived, uniting Sweden as a single kingdom. With a royal mint and a bishop, Sigtuna was effectively the capital of Sweden until power shifted towards Stockholm and Uppsala in the 13th century. Three historic church ruins, St. Olof, St. Lars and St. Per, from the 12th and 13th century can be found in the medieval centre of Sigtuna. Here, you will also find the brick Church of Maria, which was built in 1247 as a Dominican monastery.
After three fires in the 17th century, Sigtuna was a ghost town for 250 years but was later revived in the 1910s as a nationalist project. The 18th century Town Hall can be found on Sweden's oldest street, Stora Gatan (over a thousand years old). It is allegedly the smallest town hall in Scandinavia and is nowadays used as a museum. At Stora Gatan, you will also find clusters of interesting little shops selling fashion, design and local handicrafts.
 
Basis: Private tour.
Duration: 6 hours.
Start / End: City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Vehicle: 01st Class.
Guide: English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances: Uppsala Cathedral & Gustavianum Museum.
Meals: None.
Difficulty: Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Stockholm Old Town walking tour – 3 Hours



Enjoy the old town of Stockholm with an enjoyable walk through it’s old narrow cobblestoned streets, the beating heart of the historic city that dates back to the 13th century.

Here you will be struck by the contrast between the small characteristic cobbled streets that wind between elegant historic buildings and picturesque squares, and the majestic and imposing Royal Palace that suddenly appears on the horizon. 

When exploring these streets, it is easy to imagine that you have travelled back in time to a medieval city. In a constant game of contrasts, we'll investigate the entrance to the narrowest street in Stockholm, just 90 cm wide and with 36 steps, known as Mårten Trotzigs gränd, then visit the fascinating main square of Gamla Stan, as majestic as it is elegant, around which the city was developed back in the 1300s. 

A walk through Gamla Stan is not complete without a visit to Stockholm’s Cathedral. Stockholm’s medieval Cathedral, built in 1279, houses unique objects such as the St George and the Dragon sculpture (1489), the legendary Vädersoltavlan (1535) and Lena Lervik’s sculpture ”Joseph and Mary” (2002).

Other points of interest during the tour are Stortorget and the Great Square, the hub of the Old Town which is dominated by the old Stock Exchange, today housing the Nobel Museum and the Swedish Academy.

Basis Private tour
Duration 3 hours
Start / End Stockholm city center hotel or address
Vehicle None
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request.
Entrances Stockholm Cathedral.
Meals none
Difficulty Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Stockholm Bicycle tour – 3,5 Hours

Starting from the elegant neighborhood of Östermalm, we will reach the Old Town, Gamla Stan and its most significant buildings such as the Royal Palace, Stockholm’s Cathedral and Stortorget Square.

We will than continue to the historical and fascinating Island of Nobility, Riddarholmen and then on to Skeppsholem and Kastellholmen with their historic naval yards. 

In the second part of the tour, the emphasis will shift toward Stockholm’s incredible green spaces and parkland. 

Ride through the amazing Djurgården Island, through the enchanting Ekoparken whilst visiting some of the hidden gems such as the ancient Djurgårdsstaden area and the colourful botanical garden of Rosendals Trädgården. The tree lined canals, grand 18th Century residences and abundant wildlife that make ancient oak trees their home will prove a memorable experience.

Basis Private tour
Duration 3 hours
Start / End At your Stockholm city center based hotel (bicycles will be delivered).
Vehicle  None
Inclusions Bicycle and Helmet.
Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request. 
Entrances None
Meals None
Difficulty Grade Easy/Medium. Guests must be in good health and be comfortable riding a bicycle with hand brakes. The tour includes about 2½ hours of cycling, all at a leisurely pace.
Notes Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Stockholm Jewish tour – 5 Hours



The northern city of Stockholm is one of the most stunning capitals in the world. It is situated on 14 islands and is surrounded by water so clean that you can swim and fish right in the heart of the city.  

Sweden’s Jewish community holds a very unique place in the continental European Diaspora. During the mid-20th century, Sweden was one of the only European countries to actually witness a growth in their Jewish population. During the Second World War there was no systematic persecution by the neutral Swedish government, and, in fact, the country gave asylum to thousands of Jewish refugees from Denmark and Norway. The community has continued to exist relatively undisturbed over the generations. 

Today, the Swedish Jewish community is the largest in Scandinavia and is primarily composed of descendants of pre-war refugees and Shoah survivors who arrived after the war. Most Swedish Jews live in the capital Stockholm. It is a unified community and all three synagogues in the city belong to the same organization. 

Today’s first stop is at the impressive panoramic viewpoint Fjallgatan. Here you have the opportunity to take some photographs while your guide points out the main sights of the city before your scenic drive towards Gamla Stan (Old Town). 

Here you will get an insight into the long lasting German influence and the many attacks of the Danes during the Middle Ages. Due to the Swedish neutrality nothing has been destroyed here in the last 400 years. You will experience the narrow cobblestone streets of the Old Town, passing the Royal Palace and on to Tyska Brunnsplan square, named after the German community that once occupied this area. Here stands the building which was Stockholm's first synagogue, founded in 1790. 

Continue towards the Conservative Synagogue, otherwise known as the Great Synagogue. Inaugurated in 1870, it still has an active congregation with more than one thousand members. The Great Synagogue is built in an Assyrian style whose organ resembles an open Torah scroll.

Leaving the Synagogue you pass by the beautiful Jewish cemetery whilst taking in the main sights and highlights of the city.
 

Basis Private tour
Duration 5 hours
Start / End

City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).

Vehicle

1st Class.

Guide

English-speaking. Other languages on request.    

Entrances

Stockholm Synagogue & Jewish Museum

Meals None
Difficulty

Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.

Notes

Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.

Millesgården Museum and short Archipelago tour – 4 Hours
You start the day by meeting our local guide and taking a 20 minute transfer to the museum. 
Millesgåarden was built in 1908 by sculptor Carl Milles and his wife painter Olga Milles. Today, the building became a well-renowned museum with an artist home, an antique collection, a vast sculpture garden, an art gallery with a museum shop and a restaurant. Millesgården is  a work of art in its own right, a nicely balanced stage design of terraces, fountains, stairways, sculptures and columns, coupled with a diversity of vegetation and an immense vista across the waters of Värtan from the rocky heights of Herserud.
Once the visit of the museum is over you will go back to the city center in an alternative way: a boat that sails through the archipelago. The ride takes around 1 hour and will end in the city center. Meanwhile, relax and enjoy the stunning views of this nature area.

 
Basis:  Private tour (not available on Mondays).
Duration:       4 hours.
Start / End:   City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Inclusions:         01st Class vehicle transfer and boat transfer, English-speaking. Other languages on request, Entrance to Millesgården Museum.
Meals: None.
Physical Activity Level:     Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
Tour operates: morning, afternoon. Note: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes.
Skoklosters castle and Sigtuna by car – 6 hours

This tour will offer you a unique insight in the history of Sweden. The tour starts with a visit to the historical city of Sigtuna where you will learn about the earliest days of the history of Sweden. Sigtuna is a town north of Stockholm that sits beside Lake Mälaren, in the lush landscape of Uppland. The area prospered during the Viking Age, leaving a heritage of rune stones, graves and monuments, which to this day still stand in and around the town.
Sigtuna is Sweden’s first town and was founded in AD 980, as Christianity arrived, uniting Sweden as a single kingdom. With a royal mint and a bishop, Sigtuna was effectively the capital of Sweden until power shifted towards Stockholm and Uppsala in the 13th century. Three historic church ruins, St. Olof, St. Lars and St. Per, from the 12th and 13th century can be found in the medieval center of Sigtuna. Here, you will also find the brick Church of Maria, which was built in 1247 as a Dominican monastery.
After three fires in the 17th century, Sigtuna was a ghost town for 250 years but was later revived in the 1910s as a nationalist project. The 18th century Town Hall can be found on Sweden's oldest street, Stora Gatan (over a thousand years old). It is allegedly the smallest town hall in Scandinavia and is nowadays used as a museum. At Stora Gatan, you will also find clusters of interesting little shops selling fashion, design and local handicrafts.
We continue the tour with a visit of Skoklosters Castle, one of the world's greatest baroque castles and probably one of the most beautiful castles in Sweden. Skoklosters is located in a beautiful natural setting by Mälaren's shore. This castle was built between 1654 and 1676 and it is a major monument from the period when Sweden was one of the most powerful countries in Europe. You will be welcomed and guided in a privately arranged tour of the entire castle, and not only the ground floor exhibition and the Wrangel state apartment which is open to the public. Your private tour offers a rare insight into the 17th and 18th Centuries through the extensive collection of weapons, books, silver and textiles among many things
 
Basis:  Private tour.
Duration:       6 hours.
Start / End:   City center Hotel, address or Pier (excluding Nynäshamn Pier).
Inmclusions:         01st Class vechicle, Guide English-speaking. Other languages on request, Entrance to Skoklosters Castle (Arranged private tour of the collection and castle).  
Meals: None.
Physical Activity Level:      Grade Easy. Walking required over uneven surfaces.
Tour can operate: afternoon/evening
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Notes: Tour program may be reversed for logistic / planning purposes
 

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Seabourn: Seabourn Sojourn

The second of Seabourn’s new class of ships, Seabourn Sojourn, was also built at T. Mariotti yard in Genoa. Her debut was on June 6, 2010 in the middle of the River Thames in London. Seabourn Sojourn’s godmother was the English fashion icon and actress Twiggy. Like her sisters, Seabourn Sojourn enchants her guests with an array of public areas scaled to encourage a relaxed sociability. One of the most unusual features of Seabourn Sojourn and her sisters is Seabourn Square, an ingenious “living room” that replaces the traditional cruise ship lobby with a welcoming lounge filled with easy chairs, sofas and cocktail tables. An enclave in its center houses knowledgeable concierges discreetly seated at individual desks, ready to handle all sorts of business or give advice and information. The ship’s shops are conveniently located just off the Square and it has its own open terrace aft.

The Spa at Seabourn is the largest on any ultra-luxury ship, 11,400 square feet encompassing indoor and outdoor space over two decks. A variety of open terraces are scattered over seven decks, offering places to gather with a few friends or spend an isolated hour with a book. Seabourn Sojourn offers six whirlpools and two swimming pools, including the Pool Patio, with a pair of large whirlpool spas and a “beach” style pool, a casual Patio Grill and the Patio Bar. On the sun deck above sits Seabourn’s popular open-air Sky Bar. High atop Deck 11 is a Sun Terrace with 36 tiered double sun beds. Just aft of that is The Retreat, with shuffleboard courts and a nine-hole putting green. The panoramic Observation Bar on Deck 10 offers 270° forward views over the sea. The Club is a lively spot for dancing before and after dinner, while the larger Grand Salon is used for dancing as well as lectures, production vocal shows, cabaret performances and classical recitals.

Dining

Some of life's most cherished moments occur around the table, and every meal with Seabourn is another opportunity to celebrate. Seabourn’s award-winning cuisine starts with the finest quality ingredients, infused with authentic regional flavors, prepared á la minute by our skilled chefs and served with pride.

Multiple dining options including The Grill is a unique culinary concept for Chef Keller, exclusive to Seabourn.

The Grill by Thomas Keller

Inspired by the classic American chophouse, The Grill focuses on updated versions of iconic dishes. Guests setting foot inside the elegant dining room will be treated to table-side preparations of Caesar salad and ice cream sundaes as well as a range of other steakhouse favorites like Lobster Thermidor and creamed spinach, presented a la carte. The timeless menu will draw on the freshest products from artisan purveyors. A cocktail program and wine list of domestic and old world labels complement the menu.
Activities
A day on a Seabourn ship offers delightful diversions for activity or relaxation. Greet the sun for an on-deck yoga stretch, or roll over and snooze until later. Run on a sea-view treadmill in the gym, or indulge in a massage at the spa. Attend a fascinating lecture, or lounge on your private veranda as you read the news with PressReader. Try the nine-hole putting course, or test your luck at the Casino. Visit the salon for a facial, take a dip in the pool, or you can even watch a first-run movie in bed (with popcorn).

Daytime Activities

Work out in your ship's well-equipped fitness center, with cardio and resistance equipment. Strengthen your core with complimentary Pilates and yoga classes, or book a private session with a personal trainer. Expand your horizons in our library, at a port lecture or at one of our many inspiring enrichment programs. Enjoy a complimentary Massage MomentSM on deck. Indulge your need for pampering at the spa, or pamper your palate at a food or wine tasting. Many voyages feature our signature Caviar in the SurfSM Beach Party or a Marina DaySM, inviting you to enjoy complimentary watersports right from the back of your ship.

Nighttime Activities

Guests gather in our lounges for pre-dinner cocktails and canapés, sharing the day's adventures with each other. For some, this is their favorite part of the evening. Each night offers something new. Enjoy a sophisticated cabaret one night, or a game of Blackjack in the casino the next. You can dance the night away at The Club or enjoy listening to some piano music at the Observation Bar. Some of our signature events take advantage of the beautiful night sky, including Movies Under the StarsSM, and dancing to live music at an Evening Under the StarsSM. And, before retiring, consider a nightcap at the Sky Bar to celebrate everything you've experience on your fantastic voyage, and all that lies ahead.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2010
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
2010
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Bahamas
Tonnage (GRT)
32,000
Guests (Lowers)
458
Total Guests
458
Passenger Decks
10
Number of Crew
330
Officers' Nationality
International
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
International
Total Rooms
229
Suites
229
Balconies
Ocean/River View
Interior
Accessible
31
Helping you create the perfect day is something we take to heart at Seabourn. It's why our lounges and decks are open and inviting, the ambiance relaxed and the variety of activities offered plentiful. You'll find plenty of ways to create the perfect day, over and over again, and all the time to enjoy it. After all, this is your journey, and you can make it anything you want it to be.
Shipboard Policies
  • Internet Access
    Guests may use their laptop computer or other wireless internet enabled device to connect to the wireless internet service on board.

    Computer terminals are also available at Seabourn Square or in the Computer Center, depending upon the ship. Pricing starts at $.40/minute. Internet Plans are available at a reduced rate and vary in price to accommodate individual needs. Packages are interchangeable between the private computer terminals and your wireless device.

    Satellite internet access is significantly slower than land-based high-speed connections, and subject to occasional interruption or disruption for reasons beyond Seabourn's control. Certain websites and services may be restricted due to limited bandwidth. Internet access onboard the ship is best for email communication or web browsing only. If you have any questions prior to sailing, please contact your Travel Professional or Seabourn Reservations at (866)755-5619.

  • Medical Emergencies
    Onboard medical facilities are equipped to provide care for unexpected illness and accidents. These basic facilities are not intended or designed for ongoing treatment of pre-existing conditions. If you anticipate a need for medical services, your special requirement must be cleared in writing with Seabourn before your booking can be finalized.

  • Pregnancy Policy
    Seabourn ships do not have specialized facilities and/or treatment required for childbirth, prenatal and early infant care. Those facilities may also not be obtainable ashore in ports of call. Accordingly, Seabourn cannot accept a booking or carry any guest who will be 24 completed weeks or more pregnant on the last day of the intended cruise. All pregnant women are required to produce a physician’s letter stating that mother and baby are in good health, fit to travel, and that the pregnancy is not high-risk. The letter must also include the estimated date of delivery (EDD).

  • Smoking Policy
    For the comfort of all guests, most public areas on board are smoke-free. Cigarette smoking is permitted ONLY in the following areas:

    • Observation Bar/Lounge – On the starboard side (except during coffee and tea service hours)
    • Sky Bar – At the bar and starboard side deck area (except during Sky Grill food service on Seabourn Pride, Spirit & Legend)
    • Seabourn Square Terrace and Club Terrace – on the starboard side deck area

    Guests are asked to refrain from smoking pipes and cigars anywhere inside the ship, including in guest suites, on verandas and balconies. Cigar and pipe smoking is permitted ONLY on open decks (Seabourn Pride, Spirit & Legend) and ONLY on the starboard side deck area of Seabourn Square Terrace on Seabourn Odyssey, Sojourn & Quest. If you have any doubts about any area, please consult your onboard staff.

  • Special Dietary Needs - Advance Notice Required
    Guests with special dietary needs are asked to notify Seabourn at the time of booking or, at the latest, six weeks before sailing. Guests are also encouraged to take advantage of My Seabourn, where you may personalize your Seabourn cruise experience, select your dining preferences, and manage your reservations and Seabourn Club information. Every effort will be made to comply with special dietary requests.

    For guests with food intolerances or allergies that are not life-threatening, please contact our Reservations Department at 1-800-929-9391.

    For guests with life-threatening food allergies, Seabourn requires that guests provide detailed information to the Access & Compliance Department by completing a Special Requirements Information form (SRI). Guests should indicate on this form which foods may potentially cause a severe reaction. For additional information please visit the Accessible Cruising section of Seabourn's website.

    Guests with a variety of severe food allergies sail with Seabourn regularly. The galley staff on board is accustomed to, and experienced in, dealing with these types of needs. The galley itself has many different areas of food preparation, which can help reduce the possibility of cross-contamination. It is important to note, however, that meals are prepared in open galleys on board the ships, thus there is always the possibility of some cross-contamination. As such, Seabourn cannot guarantee that a guest will not come in contact with those items. Although the Access & Compliance Department will provide the ship with an advance notice of all food allergies detailed on an SRI submitted to them, it is recommended that guests also contact the Maitre d’ upon boarding to review the details of these special dietary needs.

  • Wheelchair Access & Special Needs
    Seabourn is committed to providing safe, easy, and accessible accommodations for all persons with disabilities, to the extent that is feasible.

    Seabourn does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of disability. However, some needs require adequate time to prepare for a guest's arrival. It is recommended that guests make every effort to contact the Access & Compliance Department and to submit a Special Requirements Information form (SRI) well in advance of the departure date. It is recommended that guests submit an SRI upon booking or a minimum of 45 days prior to departure.

    Guests who are unable to care for their basic needs (e.g. dressing, eating, and attending safety drills) MUST have a capable traveling companion. The medical staff on board is not available for daily care unless an individual is hospitalized in the ship's Medical Center. In limited situations (either on board or ashore), Seabourn may find it necessary to ask the individual to make alternative travel arrangements, such as if an individual with a disability is unable to satisfy certain specified safety and other criteria, even when provided with appropriate auxiliary aids and services.

    WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY ONBOARD
    Seabourn's vessels have specially designed suites for guests who need mobility assistance. If you have not booked one of these accessible suites but instead will be using a standard suite, you need to know about some limitations that adversely impact maneuverability, especially ingress and egress into bathrooms. For example, bathroom dimensions, doorsills, and the height of bathtubs in standard suites are often difficult to negotiate for guests who have limited mobility. Additionally, standard suite doors and hallways may be too narrow for a wheelchair or scooter to maneuver into and out of the suite. Please note: For safety reasons, these mobility devices must be stored and charged in the guests' suites. If you have booked a non-accessible suite, you should know that most suite entry doors measure 23 inches wide.

    Quest, Sojourn and Odyssey:
    The Quest, Sojourn, and Odyssey offer Wheelchair Accessible Suites with features such as wider entry doors, roll-in showers with grab bars, benches/seats, hand-held shower nozzles, and lowered closet and towel rods. If you have booked a Wheelchair Accessible Suite, you should know that Wheelchair accessible suite entry doors measure a minimum of 32 inches wide.

    Accessible suite locations are noted on the Deck Plans for each ship

    PERSONAL MOBILITY EQUIPMENT ONBOARD
    For the safety of all guests and crew and to enhance accessibility, Seabourn strongly recommends that all personal electric mobility equipment meet the following criteria:

    • Width: 23" maximum in order to be accommodated in a standard suite, unless collapsible to a width of 23" or less
    • Weight: 100 lbs. maximum without battery
    • Batteries: Must be Gel or Dry Cell or AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) only

    Seabourn recognizes that for some people, a larger scooter may be essential. If you believe you need a larger scooter, please contact the Access & Compliance Department to discuss your requirements. For the safety of all guests and crew, scooters and other mobility equipment need to be securely stored and charged in the guest's suite; not in hallways or elevator lobbies. Scooters left in hallways and elevator lobbies could restrict people needing to travel through these areas in an emergency, particularly other guests using mobility aids.

    Seabourn is not able to provide complimentary wheelchair assistance for any purpose other than embarkation, disembarkation, and emergency situations. Seabourn wheelchairs are not available for shore excursions or for use on board. If you will require regular use of a wheelchair, it is recommended that you bring your own wheelchair with you. You may also make advance rental arrangements prior to your sailing and have a wheelchair delivered directly to the ship for use on board and in ports of call.

    Seabourn recommends Special Needs at Sea and CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist as vendors for delivery of mobility devices. Please contact these vendors directly for pricing and availability.

    Special Needs at Sea
    Phone: 800-513-4515 (or locally at 954-585-0575)
    Fax: 800-513-4516
    Email: info@specialneedsatsea.com
    Website: SpecialNeedsAtSea.com

    CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist
    Phone: 877-478-7827 (or locally at 780-986-6404)
    Fax: 800-648-1116
    Email: csa@carevacations.com
    Website: CareVacations.com

    SHORESIDE WHEELCHAIR ASSISTANCE

    Airports and/or Train Stations
    Wheelchair assistance that is requested for airports or train stations must be done directly through the airline or rail station. Seabourn is not able to arrange for wheelchair assistance at airports or train stations.

    Land Tours and/or Shore Excursions
    Because facilities in ports around the world vary significantly, wheelchair accommodations may not be available for some land tours and/or shore excursions. Furthermore, many transportation vehicles around the world do not have wheelchair lifts. It may be necessary for Seabourn to make alternate transportation arrangements such as a sedan vehicle. This requires that a guest who uses a wheelchair be able to transfer from their wheelchair to the front or back seat of a sedan. Due to the limited number of lift-equipped vehicles in foreign locations, guests may incur additional costs for transportation related to airport transfers, shore excursions, and tour/hotel packages. Please note, lift equipped transportation within the United States may be arranged without additional costs. For information on alternative transportation arrangements and associated costs please contact the Access & Compliance Department. Please advise Seabourn as far in advance as possible of any special needs for transfers. This will help to ensure availability of the appropriate vehicle(s) and for Seabourn to provide an estimate of additional associated costs. Guests should be aware that certain third party shore excursion facilities may not be fully accessible to guests with disabilities. Although Seabourn endeavors to make sure these companies comply with legal requirements, they cannot guarantee that all are able to provide facilities that are accessible to individuals with disabilities. For detailed information on accessibility of shore excursions, it is strongly recommend that guests contact the Shore Excursions Department prior to embarkation at 1-800-984-3225 (or locally at 206-626-9187) or visit the Shore Excursions Office on board.

    Please be advised that all pre-arranged mobility equipment rentals must be made by the guest and the third party provider. Consequently, guests assume the entire risk of utilizing these third party services subject only to whatever terms or arrangements are made by the guest or on guest's behalf with the service provider. Refund issues must be dealt with solely between the guest and the service provider. Seabourn recommends contacting one of these companies to confirm your arrangements as soon as possible in order to ensure the availability of your specific requests.

    SERVICE ANIMALS
    Only service animals are permitted on board Seabourn ships. Service animals are defined as those animals that are individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability. Seabourn does not permit guests to bring pets, therapy/companion animals, and other animals that do not meet the definition of service animals. Any questions regarding service animals may be addressed by the Access & Compliance Department.

    Your itinerary may include ports of call that have very specific and strict requirements that need to be met prior to service animals being allowed off the ship. Please be sure you understand these requirements for each port of call. The best places to obtain specific information on required documentation and immunizations for your service animal are the U.S. Department of Agriculture's website, local customs offices in the specific ports, and from your service animal's veterinarian. All documentation and immunization requirements are established by government authorities and not by Seabourn. Should you need assistance in locating this information, please contact the Access & Compliance Department.

    To board the ship, service animals must have current vaccinations. Records confirming the vaccination status should be provided to the Access & Compliance Department prior to your departure. It is also recommended that you carry the immunization records with you in case they are required at any port of call. If you do not have the proper documentation and proof of vaccinations for your service animal, or if there are local quarantine requirements, your service animal will be denied the right to leave the ship. If your service animal is denied the right to leave the ship, the staff on board will work with you to determine what actions may be possible to allow you to visit the port without your service animal. Please note that in your absence, you will need to provide for the care and supervision of your service animal. Except in those circumstances where your service animal has been denied disembarkation, you may not leave your service animal unattended on the vessel or in your suite at any time.

    DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING GUESTS
    To help maximize the cruise experience for guests who are deaf or hard of hearing, Seabourn has made the following items available:

    • With advance notice, suite kits that include a visual and tactile alert for someone knocking at the door, the phone ringing, or an alarm.
    • Suite televisions capable of showing closed captioning (some satellite feeds do not transmit with captioning, so this feature is available only when the signal the ship receives has captioning).
    • Telephones with amplified sound for suites.
    • Assistive Listening Systems with portable receivers (available on Quest, Sojourn and Odyssey only) in the show lounges to assist guests who are hard of hearing during performances.
    • Written safety information and a copy of the lifeboat drill safety speech.

    BLIND OR LOW VISION GUESTS
    To help maximize the cruise experience for guests who are blind or have low vision, Seabourn has made the following items available:

    • Downloadable daily activities, news, and menus for guests with laptops with screen reader programs.
    • With 45 days notice, large print or Braille menus describing the inspired cuisine offered across a myriad of venues, from the elegant Dining Room to the casual dining options.
    • A familiarization tour of the vessel upon arrival.

    OXYGEN DELIVERIES ONBOARD
    Guests requiring continuous or intermittent oxygen for chronic conditions must make their own arrangements prior to travel. Seabourn ships are not equipped to provide guests with these services other than on an emergency basis in the Ship's Medical Center. For security and safety reasons, Seabourn has selected CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist and Special Needs at Sea as the only outside vendors permitted to deliver oxygen supplies to their ships. Oxygen and/or oxygen equipment deliveries will NOT be accepted from any other companies.

    Special Needs at Sea
    Phone: 800-513-4515 (or locally at 954-585-0575)
    Fax: 800-513-4516
    Email: info@specialneedsatsea.com
    Website: SpecialNeedsAtSea.com

    CareVacations/CruiseShipAssist
    Phone: 877-478-7827 (or locally at 780-986-6404)
    Fax: 800-648-1116
    Email: csa@carevacations.com
    Website: CareVacations.com

    Please be advised that all oxygen and oxygen equipment rental arrangements must be made by the guest and the third party provider. Consequently, guests assume the entire risk of utilizing these third party services subject only to whatever terms or arrangements are made by guest or on guest's behalf with the service provider. Refund issues must be dealt with solely between the guest and the service provider. Seabourn recommends contacting one of these companies to confirm arrangements as soon as possible in order to ensure the availability of your specific requests. Guests are also welcome, however, to bring their own oxygen and/or oxygen equipment from home. Please note that Seabourn staff and crew are not permitted to handle oxygen and/or oxygen equipment during the embarkation and disembarkation process. Thus, guests must be able to handle their supplies if they bring their own. Please contact the Access & Compliance Department prior to sailing if you will require oxygen while on your cruise.

    Please Note: In accordance with FAA regulations, airlines have restrictions concerning traveling with oxygen and oxygen containers. It is the traveler’s responsibility to be familiar with and in compliance of the regulations of the airline they are traveling on.

    CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
    Seabourn does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of disability. They seek to the extent feasible to accommodate the needs of all individuals with disabilities, including children. However, due to the sensitivity of caring for any child, with or without a disability, they must first determine what the child's specific needs are so they may properly evaluate and determine the best and safest way to meet these needs. Seabourn encourages families to contact the Access & Compliance Department prior to their cruise, to evaluate and determine what the child's specific needs will be and how best to accommodate those needs.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING ACCESSIBLE CRUISING
    For additional information on the ship's facilities or ability to accommodate guests’ needs that may not be covered in this section, please feel free to contact the Access & Compliance Department at:

    • Phone: 866-530-2193 (or locally at 206-626-9183)
    • TTY: 800-254-8669
    • Email: access@seabourn.com

    For post sailing questions or concerns please contact the Guest Relations Department at:

    • Phone: 800-628-2298 (or locally at 206-626-9181)
    • Email: guestrelations@seabourn.com

    For information regarding the Transportation Security Administration’s Screening Tips for Persons with Disabilities, please visit the Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions section of their website at www.tsa.dhs.gov/travelers/airtravel/specialneeds

Public Rooms
  • Bar(s)/Lounge(s)
  • Card Room
  • Casino
  • Conference Room/Conference Center
  • Internet Café
  • Library
  • Nightclub
  • Show Lounge
Stateroom Amenities
  • Bath Amenities/Toiletries
  • Bath Robes
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • DVD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Minibar and/or Refrigerator
  • Nightly Turndown Service
  • Private Safe
  • Showers and/or Bath Tubs
  • Spacious Closet(s)
  • Suites
  • Television / Radio
Entertainment
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Educational/Enrichment Programs
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Live Bands
  • Movies Under the Stars®
  • Wine Tasting Seminars
Dining
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Al Fresco Dining
  • All Beverages Included In Cruise Fare
  • Alternative Specialty Restaurant(s)
  • Café/Coffee Bar
  • Casual Dining Venue(s)
  • Dining Style: Flexible Dining Options
  • Dining Style: Formal Nights
  • Dining Style: Open Seating
  • Formal Restaurant(s)
  • Traditional Assigned Seating
Other Facilities
  • Beauty Salon
  • Boutique(s) (duty-free)
  • Business Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Elevators
  • Infirmary / Medical Center
  • Safe Deposit Boxes
  • Self-Service Laundromat
Sports, Health and Fitness
  • Aerobics and/or Cardio Instruction
  • Cardio Equipment
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Weights
  • Full Service Spa
  • Marina
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool(s)
  • Ping Pong
  • Putting Greens
  • Sauna
  • Shuffleboard
  • Steam Room
  • Watersports
  • Weight Machines
  • Whirlpool(s)
  • Yoga and/or Pilates Instruction
Children and Teens
  • Babysitters Available
Seabourn Sojourn offers unparalleled choice in accommodations. Choose from 225 ocean view suites measuring 295 to 1,682 square feet, 90% with private verandas. This includes five Owner's Suites measuring up to 1,062 square feet (including the veranda) and four two-bedroom Grand Suites with up to 1,682 square feet of private living space. You can also choose to stay in one of the 22 Penthouse Suites on the uppermost decks, each featuring up to 534 square feet of space.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of February 2020. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Grand Wintergarden Suite (GR) 19,499
Grand Wintergarden Suite
  • Category: GR
  • Deck 7
  • Square Feet: 1,403/1,717, inc. veranda
Best-selling audiobooks; CDs and DVDs; Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; Complimentary Internet service; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 1397-1682 sq.ft.
Wintergarden Suite (WG) 13,999
Wintergarden Suite
  • Category: WG
  • Deck 7
  • Square Feet: Approximately 914 (85 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 138 (17 sq.m.)
Best-selling audiobooks; CDs and DVDs; Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; Complimentary Internet service; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 1097 sq.ft.
Signature Suite (SS) 12,999
Signature Suite
  • Category: SS
  • Deck 7
  • Square Feet: Approximately 859 (80 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 493 (46 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; Complimentary Internet service; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 1302 sq.ft.
Owner's Suite (OW) 10,999
Owner's Suite
  • Category: OW
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 6
  • Square Feet: Approximately between 526 & 593 (49 to 55 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 133 & 354 (12 to 33 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­-screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 760-1067 sq.ft.
Penthouse Spa Suite (PS) 9,999
Penthouse  Spa Suite
  • Category: PS
  • Deck 10
  • Square Feet: Approximately 536 to 539 (50 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 167 to 200 (16 to 19 sq.m.)
Penthouse Suite (PH) 8,999
Penthouse Suite
  • Category: PH
  • Deck 10
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 6
  • Square Feet: Approximately 436 (41 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 98 (9 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­-screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 534 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite (V6) 6,299
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V6
  • Deck 10
  • Deck 9
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 365 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite (V5) 6,099
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V5
  • Deck 6
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 365 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite (V4) 5,899
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V4
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 7
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 365 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite (V3) 5,699
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V3
  • Deck 6
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 365 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite (V2) 5,499
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V2
  • Deck 5
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 365 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite (V1) 5,299
Veranda Suite
  • Category: V1
  • Deck 5
  • Square Feet: Approximately 300 (28 sq.m.) of inside space, plus one veranda of 65 (6 sq.m.)
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk-­in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat-­screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 365 sq.ft.
Oceanview Suite (A1) 4,599
Oceanview Suite
  • Category: A1
  • Deck 4
  • Square Feet: Approximately 295 (28 sq.m.) of inside space
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­-screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 295 sq.ft.
Oceanview Suite (A) 4,499
Oceanview Suite
  • Category: A
  • Deck 4
  • Square Feet: Approximately 295 (28 sq.m.) of inside space
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­-screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 295 sq.ft.
Suite Guarantee (OS) 4,499
Suite Guarantee
  • Category: OS
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­-screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 295 sq.ft.
Veranda Suite Guarantee (OB) 5,299
Veranda Suite Guarantee
  • Category: OB
Separate living area and bedroom; Walk­-in closet; Writing desk; Spacious granite bathroom with separate tub and shower, twin sinks, and glass vanity; Flat­-screen interactive TV featuring music, movies, and more; Best-selling audiobooks, CDs and DVDs; Hair dryer; Private electronic safe; Direct-dial telephone; 110/220V outlets; Fully-stocked bar replenished daily; 295 sq.ft.
Rates are cruise only, per person, unless otherwise stated, based on double occupancy. Government fees and taxes of $330, transfers, and airfare (unless otherwise stated) additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, government fees and taxes are additional unless otherwise noted.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 11
Deck 10

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Penthouse Suite (PH)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
  • Penthouse Spa Suite (PS)
Deck 9

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Penthouse Suite (PH)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
Deck 8

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  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
  • Veranda Suite (V4)
Deck 7

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  • Wintergarden Suite (WG)
  • Signature Suite (SS)
  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Veranda Suite (V6)
  • Veranda Suite (V4)
  • Grand Wintergarden Suite (GR)
Deck 6

Deckplan Key

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite (OW)
  • Penthouse Suite (PH)
  • Veranda Suite (V5)
  • Veranda Suite (V3)
Deck 5

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Stateroom Key

  • Veranda Suite (V2)
  • Veranda Suite (V1)
Deck 4

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  • Oceanview Suite (A1)
  • Oceanview Suite (A)
Deck 3
Deck 2
Information and pricing is subject to change without notice. While we do our very best to ensure that information and pricing appearing in this website is complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for incomplete and inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. In the event of a pricing error, misrepresentation or omission, we reserve the right to adjust the pricing or make any other corrections.

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