These featured cruises will provide travelers an opportunity of spending some time in Russia, while visiting the nearby ports of call in northern Europe as well.
Major cruise companies like Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Lines or Costa all provide cruise trips in northern Europe every year in the summer season of late May through August.
Royal Caribbean Vision
For cruises under 7 nights, the four-star Rated Vision of the Seas from RCCL will provide 4- and 5-day round-trip cruises from Stockholm, and 7-day round-trip cruises from Copenhagen. All cruises will include a port stop in St. Petersburg, and stops in northern Europe, including Finland or Estonia.
The cruise ship has been built in 1998 and then refurbished in 2003, having a capacity of 2.400 passengers. The vessel will feature classic amenities of this company, like the Viking Crown lounge, which will float above the cruise ship on Deck Eleven, or a glass covered pool known as the Solarium.
Royal Caribbean International
1050 Caribbean Way Miami
(305) 539 6000
The 4.5-star rated cruise ship, Costa Luminosa, will provide 7-day round-trip cruises from Copenhagen, to several ports of Russia and Europe. The cruise ship will stop in Estonia, Germany, Sweden and Russia and will spend two entire days at sea as well. The vessel has been built in 2000 and has a traveler capacity of 2.600.
Travelers will enjoy three swimming pool, on board spa, 15 distinct bars or lounges, including the 2-story Dante`s Disco or Club Atlantica perched on the upper decks of the vessel, or a tennis/volleyball/basketball court.
Costa Cruise Line
200 South Park Road
(800) 462 6762
For cruises which are longer than 7 nights, the four-star rated Norwegian Sun will provide a nine-night round-trip from Copenhagen. Several ports of call will include Estonia, Germany, and overnight stays in St. Petersburg, Finland, Sweden and Russia.
The vessel has been built in 2001 and refurbished in 2004, with a passenger capacity of more than 1.900. The Sun was the first “freestyle” vessel in this fleet, with 9 distinct restaurants and 10 bars or lounges which will include a cigar bar as well.
Norwegian Cruise Line
7665 Corporate Center Drive Miami
(305) 436 4000