Changing Tides of History:  Cruising the Baltic Sea

July 29 - August 7

One of our most popular cruises returns!  Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable six-country, eight-night Baltic Sea cruise. By special arrangement, enjoy enriching presentations by former President of Poland Lech Wałęsa and noted author and scholar Sergei N. Khrushchev, son of Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Cruise aboard the Five-Star LE DUMONT D’URVILLE from Stockholm, Sweden, to Copenhagen, Denmark, visiting Visby, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; Tallinn, Estonia; and Gda´nsk, Poland. Enjoy two days exploring regal St. Petersburg, including a specially arranged early entry into the world-acclaimed State Hermitage Museum, a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and an excursion to Catherine’s Palace and Petrodvorets, two UNESCO World Heritage sites.

From $6,495 plus airfare.

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Baltic Sea Cruise

“Khrushchev and Walesa talks were the highlight of the trip. I enjoyed meeting like-minded people in a small ship setting.” – Joan Fudala, AZ

There are too many highlights to mention. The ship itself is one highlight. The two main speakers were also highlights and several other lecturers were thoughtful and good speakers.” – Jean Worley, PA