The Baltic route has been disrupted since the war in Ukraine. Some of the familiar ports may not be visited again for some time. There are separate pages for Germany, Sweden, and Denmark. The rest of the ports are listed here.

Ports in SWEDEN Ports in DENMARK Ports in GERMANY  BALTIC SEA – the others

Bruges
overcast clouds
17.4 ° C
18.4 °
15.9 °
63 %
1.9kmh
91 %
Mon
17 °
Tue
18 °
Wed
21 °
Thu
16 °
Fri
17 °

Zeebrugge has a train station and Bruges is about 25 minutes. Euro is the currency.

Gdańsk
few clouds
13 ° C
15 °
11.7 °
88 %
8.8kmh
20 %
Mon
13 °
Tue
15 °
Wed
18 °
Thu
17 °
Fri
17 °
Helsinki
broken clouds
8.4 ° C
8.9 °
8.2 °
85 %
6.2kmh
75 %
Mon
11 °
Tue
9 °
Wed
12 °
Thu
13 °
Fri
13 °

There is a new cruise port which requires a coach shuttle. That is seen on our film.

Klaipeda, Lithuania on a Baltic Cruise

Pronounced Clay-peda, Klaipeda is an unusually ice-free port situated at the edge of the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon.

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Klaipeda, on Baltic Cruise

Pronounced Clay-peda, Klaipeda is an unusually ice free port situated at the edge of the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon in Lithuania. Baltic tribes have inhabited the area since the 7th century which more recently has been controlled by successive German states until the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. In 1923 the Klaipėda Revolt saw it added […]

Oslo
clear sky
16.8 ° C
17.1 °
16.1 °
51 %
0.9kmh
1 %
Mon
17 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
15 °
Thu
14 °
Fri
14 °

The home of Fred Olsen. – currency Norwegian Kroner. You may find it very hard to use Euros

Oslo Christmas Market

Oslo is a beautiful city, and they are likely to have snow

OSLO GUIDE – Jean braves the cold to show you what is there

Jean braves the cold of Oslo to put together a great explanation of what is there.

OSLOFJORD – The style and Cuisine that is Fred. Olsen – started in a Fjord

Fred. Olsen started in this Fjord, at the start of the Baltic cruise. They take immense pride in their boutique fleet of smaller-scaled vessels

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FRED OLSEN LATE DEALS + UPGRADES

Fred Olsen always has some kind of sale or deal.

Tallinn
overcast clouds
9.3 ° C
10.1 °
8.6 °
82 %
4.6kmh
100 %
Mon
11 °
Tue
10 °
Wed
12 °
Thu
14 °
Fri
13 °

TALLINN – walk the old town, and views from St Olafs

There are likely to be six or so ships at the popular port in Tallinn, it is a fantastic busy port!

TALLINN – 14th Century restaurant food and beer – Olde Hansa near the Square

Tallinn is one of the most beautiful cities

Tallinn Under ground – the secret tunnels under the old town

Beautiful Tallinn has been war torn throughout history, so it won’t surprise you it is riddled with tunnels. Kiek In De Kök.

Kadriorg Palace and Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace looks like many of the opulent Russian Palaces around St Petersburg, and that is because it was built for Catherine I of Russia by Peter the Great in Tallinn, Estonia.

Soviet Tallinn Museum, best seen here first

This might be one you are glad you saw here and avoided going to? 

Rīga
overcast clouds
11.8 ° C
12 °
10 °
69 %
10.3kmh
100 %
Mon
12 °
Tue
13 °
Wed
15 °
Thu
16 °
Fri
17 °

Riga, Latvia on some Baltic Cruise itineraries.

The capital of Latvia like so much of the Baltic coast has been controlled by the Swedes and fought over by many others.

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Riga, Latvia drone film – a port destination on many Baltic Cruises and even more hen nights

This film is shot by a drone, so it gets up and looks down at Riga, a feast of early 20th century ornate buildings in wide streets with a population of just under a million.

 

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A Cruise is an education. Language, History, Culture, Art and more. Russia is just amazing!

LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings

Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, St. Petersburg – full video or Tour

The photography ban in Catherine Palace has been lifted

Catherine Palace Park & Gardens, St Petersburg, Russia

The Park and Gardens fail to get described in most searches of Catherine Palace, that is because the Palace is so overwhelming.

Peterhof Palace or Petrodvorets in St Petersburg – Tour

Peterhof means “Peter’s Court” in German. Their royal family, like ours, was infused with Germans.

Peterhof Gardens and Fountains – St Petersburg, Russia

The Grand Cascade Peterhof is modelled on one constructed for Louis XIV at his Château de Marly.

St Petersburg Private Tours

If you wish to take a private tour, you must get a print out of the ticket to go through passport control visa free. Check with the tour operator, check they will meet you from the ship. If you are thinking of a ship tour, these will, like our films just help you research. Some […]

St Petersburg, EMPERORS AND ASSASSINATIONS

St. Petersburg in Russia is probably an overnight stay on your Baltic Cruise.

St Petersburg, Russia – Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

CHURCH OF THE SPILLED BLOOD –  This church is situated along

 

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