Splendours of the Baltic

Splendours of the Baltic

Day 1 Newcastle

Newcastle Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to Newcastle. Embark our ship in preparation for a late afternoon sailing.

Day 2 At sea

At sea As we sail towards Copenhagen, you’re free to do as much (or as little) as you wish. Maybe start your day off with a brisk walk around the deck. Or opt for a yoga class. Spend the afternoon learning a craft, or perfecting your golf swing. After your choice of dinner, you can catch a show or dance into the night.

Day 3 Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark Enjoy a day in Copenhagen. Maybe start with coffee and cake at a café overlooking Nyhavn canal (home to those tall ships and colourful townhouses), before exploring Amalienborg or Christiansborg palaces. Or perhaps visit the King’s Garden at Rosenborg Castle, where the trees will be starting to display their autumn colours.

Day 4 At sea

At sea Enjoy a hearty breakfast then take your pick from the variety of activities on board. Show off your general knowledge in an afternoon or evening quiz. Try your hand at bridge, bingo or deck quoits. Or indulge in a traditional afternoon tea to while away your time. Top off the day with a sumptuous dinner or a simple tasty buffet.

Day 5 Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, Estonia Estonia’s fairytale capital is our port of call today. Discover winding cobbled streets, Gothic architecture and pastel-hued merchants’ houses in the UNESCO-protected Old Town, one of Europe’s best-preserved historical centres. Stars of the show include the domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Toompea Castle, with its pink-painted façade. Just outside the Old Town is another highlight: Kadriorg Palace. This impressive baroque palace was once an imperial summer residence and is surrounded by immaculate gardens. Nowadays, it houses the Art Museum of Estonia’s Russian and Western European collection.

Days 6-7 St Petersburg, Russia (overnight)

St Petersburg, Russia Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, St Petersburg is Russia’s cultural heart and the ‘jewel of the Baltic’. Perhaps opt for a leisurely walking tour taking in opulent Peterhof Palace and the onion-domed Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood. Or visit the Hermitage, one of the world’s greatest museums. As we’re staying overnight, you might choose to spend the evening enjoying a performance at the Russian ballet.

Day 8 At sea

At sea Spend the day on board. Maybe read a book and relax or choose to listen to a fascinating talk by a guest speaker. Enjoy lunchtime melodies or a piano recital, then walk a mile with the cruise fitness instructor.

Day 9 Riga, Latvia

Riga, Latvia Latvia’s capital is our port of call today. Riga is considered a cultural centre with gothic churches and pastel-hued houses. Take a wander through the city that is renowned for its style of architecture and UNESCO World Heritage Site that is its Old Town.

Day 10 At sea

At sea There‘s lots to fill your time on board - from quizzes, games and music recitals to walks on deck and dance classes. And of course there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy all the tasty food options.

Day 11 Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg, Sweden Today we arrive into Sweden’s second city. Perhaps wander the cobbled streets of Haga, the city’s oldest district. You’ll find plenty of cafés serving coffee and warm kanelbullar (cinnamon buns - the perfect autumn treat), as well as traditional wooden houses. Museum-wise, you could marvel at the original Viking longship in the Museum of Gothenburg, or view Rembrandt and Picasso masterpieces in the Konstmuseum.

Day 12 At sea

At sea As we sail home you may want to rest after all your sightseeing. If you’re still full of energy, there‘s lots to fill your time - from quizzes, games and music recitals to walks on deck and dance classes. And of course there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy all the tasty food options.

Day 13 Newcastle

Newcastle We arrive back early this morning and your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.