Estonia Cruises

Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn Estonia
Kadriorg Palace in Tallinn Estonia
Toompea hill with Russian Orthodox Alexandar Nevsky Cathedral

Formerly part of the Soviet Union, Estonia borders the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland and boasts more than 1,500 islands. Its diverse terrain features rugged beaches, primeval forests and wetlands and a wealth of stunning lakes. Add to this a healthy smattering of castles, churches and hilltop fortresses, and it’s easy to see why an Estonian cruise is something special.  [ReadMoreMob]

Estonia's jewel in the crown has to be its medieval capital, Tallinn, known for its well-preserved, UNESCO-listed Old Town, museums and the 314m-high Tallinn TV Tower and observation deck. Hours can be passed happily marvelling at its grand architecture, narrow cobbled streets and 15th century churches. The fantastic shopping scene, vibrant café culture and stylish clubs and restaurants are also of note.

An Estonian cruise could also offer a glimpse of Saaremaa Island (Estonia's largest), famous for its windmills, black rye bread and strong beer. The famous rye bread is everywhere, as is pork, veal, potatoes and fish: most tastes are catered for through the nation's cuisine. [ReadMoreDesk]

Estonia is one of the least populated countries in Europe, and has many secrets just waiting to be uncovered. The country has a newfound confidence, having shaken off the shackles of the Soviet Union, and is now one of Europe’s most interesting destinations.

Cruises to Estonia

Exploring the Capitals of the Baltic

Exploring the Capitals of the Baltic

Departs: Newcastle • Thu 13 May 2021
14 nights • Balmoral • L2114

  • Combining visits to intoxicating destinations, including five capital cities, with spellbinding scenic cruising, this classic Baltic exploration will have you captivated from the moment you set sail.
  • Revel in the artistic, historic and cultural attractions of three Scandinavian capitals – Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm; and experience unforgettable navigations of the sprawling Stockholm archipelago.
  • You’re sure to be left spellbound by the enchanting old towns of Riga and Tallinn, as well spectacular palaces, grandiose churches, iconic landmarks and quintessential Russian ballet in St Petersburg.

From £1,999pp

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The Grandeur of Scandinavia & St Petersburg

The Grandeur of Scandinavia & St Petersburg

Departs: Rosyth (Edinburgh) • Thu 17 Jun 2021
14 nights • Balmoral • L2119

  • See, experience and fully immerse yourself in the grandeur of beautiful Baltic cities renowned for their remarkable architectural, cultural, historical and artistic delights.
  • Enjoy three days in spectacular St Petersburg, ample time to marvel at iconic landmarks such as Peterhof Palace and the Hermitage, and even feel the magic of the Russian ballet.
  • Uncover impressive palaces, castles and museums in the Scandinavian capitals of Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo; plus experience enchanting local life in Tallinn, Estonia and Helsinki, Finland.

From £1,799pp

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Cruising to the Heart of the Baltic

Cruising to the Heart of the Baltic

Departs: Southampton • Sat 03 Jul 2021
13 nights • Braemar • M2116

  • With the ability to sail to the heart of captivating cities, smaller-sized Braemar brings you closer to some of the Baltic’s iconic sights, as well as a few lesser-known gems.
  • You’ll dock centrally in Copenhagen, close to the Danish capital’s highlights; and in sight of golden domes and spires in St Petersburg, tempting you ashore to explore.
  • Take chances to explore rarely-visited Świnoujście and pretty Trelleborg; enjoy scenic cruising of the gorgeous Kiel Canal; plus, immerse yourself in fairytale-esque Tallinn.

From £1,799pp

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Uncrowded Baltic

Uncrowded Baltic

Departs: Newcastle • Thu 30 Sep 2021
12 nights • Balmoral • L2130

  • With fewer sightseers around, you can experience an immersive and more relaxing exploration of captivating Baltic cities outside of peak season.
  • Smaller crowds and queues in St Petersburg allow more time and space to see the city’s spectacular sights, and experience the magic of Russian ballet, during an overnight stay.
  • Explore Tallinn’s enchanting Old Town and meet local bell ringers at one of its historic churches; wander charming Riga; and taste authentic Scandinavian culture in Copenhagen and Gothenburg.

From £1,699pp

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Uncrowded Baltic

Uncrowded Baltic

Departs: Dover • Tue 05 Oct 2021
13 nights • Bolette • T2124

  • Visiting incredible cities when they are less crowded, you’ve opportunities to experience the best of the Baltic with fewer tourists around and more space to discover iconic attractions.
  • In St Petersburg, see spectacular sights by day; and enjoy a magical night at the Russian ballet, with a chance to meet the soloist performer too.
  • Meet bell ringers at one of Tallinn’s historic churches; immerse yourself in Helsinki’s Finnish culture; plus, visit the charming capital cities of Copenhagen, Oslo and Riga.

From £1,799pp

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