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Discover the enchanting cities along the Baltic Sea during an exquisite 9-day cruise aboard the elegant Le Champlain or Le Dumont-d’Urville. Delve into the historical and cultural wonders of the Hanseatic League as you traverse eight captivating northern European countries, including Denmark, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Estonia, and Sweden.
Indulge your senses with the myriad of captivating destinations awaiting you during this extraordinary voyage. Begin your adventure by exploring the resplendent seaside of Travemunde, where an endless beach and a picturesque fishing port await your discovery.
Immerse yourself in the architectural marvels of Gdansk, a city where Gothic and Baroque styles intertwine harmoniously, leaving you awe-inspired. Uncover the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Curonian Spit, renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and fascinating history. In Riga, marvel at the unique blend of architectural styles that render this city truly exceptional. Helsinki will enchant you with its Art Nouveau buildings, while Tallinn, another UNESCO heritage site, will captivate you with its impeccably preserved ramparts, public buildings, merchant houses, and warehouses.
Le Champlain or Le Dumont-d'Urville, a distinguished vessel from the esteemed PONANT EXPLORERS series, offers a perfect blend of exploration and comfort. This luxuriously intimate ship grants you the opportunity to indulge in your desire to discover remote regions while relishing in a private and opulent experience. With its state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly equipment, refined design, and distinctive ambiance, Le Champlain ensures an authentically genuine voyage infused with discreet luxury.
This extraordinary luxury cruise package includes 8 nights of accommodation aboard Le Champlain or Le Dumont-d’Urville on a twin-share basis. Your culinary desires will be catered to with delectable meals, and an array of engaging activities will be provided, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Independent meals and beverages are not included in the package.
Immerse yourself in this captivating 9-night journey across the Baltic Sea, where historical treasures await your exploration.
* Reverse itinerary available.
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2 July 2024 Departure | Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea Stockholm 9D8N
10 July 2024 Departure | Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea Stockholm 9D8N
18 July 2024 Departure | Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea Stockholm 9D8N
10 August 2024 Departure | Historic Cities of the Baltic Sea Stockholm 9D8N
NOTE: The itinerary is indicative. No two expedition cruises will be the same, with each expedition crafted by the experienced Masters and Expedition Leaders. Throughout the expedition we may make changes to the itinerary as necessary to maximise your expeditionary experience. Allowances may be made for seasonal variations, weather, tidal conditions and any other event that may affect the operation of the vessel. We suggest that you do not arrive on the day of embarkation or depart on the day of disembarkation due to any changes that may occur in scheduling.
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Uncover the natural wonders of Europe's last remaining wilderness above the Arctic Circle in Sweden, where nature reigns supreme and the landscape is magical. Immerse in the history of Sami culture, marvel at the majestic display of the Aurora Borealis and indulge in several thrilling winter adventures in the raw and untamed nature of the Arctic. Dwell on the island of Muonionalusta at Rajamaa as your main base across 8 days.
The magic begins on the remote island of Muonionalusta in Sweden, at your home in Rajamaa, and your base for adventures over the next 8 days. Immerse in one of the most spectacular untamed wilderness areas Europe has to offer, learning about the Sámi culture and connecting with nature. Your first day, journey by snowshoeing into the wintry landscapes and engaging into the Sami culture. Ride your own dog sled across 15km of an enchanting snowy landscape, learn about forest skiing, and enjoy a wildlife presentation. Spend a free day creating your own adventures in this remarkable region from a snowmobile safari to exploring on snowshoes. Learn about the history of the traditional Sami people with a visit to a local family, and engage in a fascinating reindeer sledding experience. Your adventure culminates with a two-day expedition in the forest, where you’ll stay overnight in a traditional log cabin and get back to nature in peaceful, untouched surroundings. Ski back to Rajaama with a stopover for lunch at the wayside fire and a chance to see the tracks of wolverine. Every night, we keep our eyes to the sky where, with luck, we will be treated to a magical display of the Aurora Borealis. This itinerary is designed with a mix of guided activities and free time for independent excursions or relaxation so that you can truly immerse into this remote part of the world.
Enjoy cosy and serene accommodation at the wooden chalets of Rajaama hosted by the Malmstrom family. Take advantage of the sauna to relax and soothe your body. Relish the atmosphere and its calming air on the patio, and lay siege to Aurora Borealis every night.
The adventure package includes 7 nights accommodation in fully equipped chalets with twin rooms and shared facilities (in 2-bed or 4-bed configurations) on a twin share basis and 1 in a dormitory-style log cabin (4 per room) deep in the wilderness. Meals and activities are included as specified in the itinerary.
Immerse in moments of awe, relish the northern lights experience, feel at home in a unique world and engrave lifelong memories across each day of your stay in the magnificent wintry landscapes of Sweden that has rarely been explored.