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Cruising the Baltic Sea: Copenhagen to St. Petersburg 2020


13 days from $13,995 was $15,995

Limited to 148 guests

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Book early and save $2,000 per person on all staterooms and suites.

Set out on the most sweeping of Baltic cruises aboard ‘Le Dumont d’Urville,’ a new mega-yacht launched in 2019, and experience the cultures of seven countries — Denmark, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Estonia, Finland and Russia — and their grand, historic cities.

A&K Advantages

Cruise for nine nights on modern ‘Le Dumont d’Urville,’ enjoying all-balcony accommodations with numerous butler-serviced suite accommodations and a capacity limited to just 148 guests

Cap off your voyage with a three-night stay at luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, with a perfect location on landmark-packed St. Isaac’s Square

Sail with a remarkable team curated by A&K, featuring our renowned Expedition Team, a skilled service staff and crew, and one of the best personnel-to-guest ratios at 1 to 1.3

Enjoy all-inclusive cruising with included gratuities, unlimited house drinks, every onboard meal and most meals ashore, port charges, complimentary Wi-Fi, and Traveller’s Valet laundry service

Design your days ashore with an array of included excursions, such as a thrilling rooftop walk in Stockholm, a visit to a former Soviet nuclear missile base in Lithuania and moving visits to World War II remembrance sites

Discover seven countries and fascinating cities that include Copenhagen, Gdansk, Klaipeda, Stockholm, Tallinn, Helsinki and St. Petersburg

Enjoy early access to magnificent Catherine Palace and a special evening visit to the famed Hermitage Museum

Benefit from enriching discussions with guest speakers that include Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former president of Poland Lech Walesa, as well as writer and former interpreter to USSR president Mikhail Gorbachev, Pavel Palazhchenko

Itinerary at a Glance

JUL 16
Arrive Copenhagen, Denmark
JUL 17
Copenhagen | Scandi Chic
JUL 18
Gdansk, Poland | Harborside History
JUL 19
Klaipeda, Lithuania | Prussian Kingdom
JUL 20
Stockholm, Sweden | Scenic Archipelago
JUL 21
Stockholm | Beauty on the Water
JUL 22
Tallinn, Estonia | Picturesque Capital
JUL 23–24
Helsinki, Finland | Stylish City
JUL 25
St. Petersburg, Russia | Imperial Capital
JUL 26–27
St. Petersburg | City of Tsars
JUL 28
Depart St. Petersburg

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JUL 16
Arrive Copenhagen, Denmark

Arrive in Copenhagen and transfer to your luxury vessel. Join fellow guests for an evening welcome reception.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Dinner
JUL 17
Copenhagen | Scandi Chic

Brimming with everything from high-design shops and stylishly dressed locals to royal palaces housing Viking treasures, Copenhagen is at once effortlessly cool, eclectic and richly cultural. Enjoy an early, guided panoramic drive of the city that includes a stop at Christianborg Palace and a walk through Amalienborg Palace Square. At Amalienborg, view its four identical classical façades, octagonal courtyard and equestrian statue of King Frederick V. Originally designed for high-ranking aristocrats, the palace became the residence in 1794 for Denmark’s Royal Family — some of whom still reside here today, under the watch of the Royal Guards. Return to your elegant ship and enjoy the afternoon cruising toward Poland.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 18
Gdansk, Poland | Harborside History

Today in Gdansk, choose from several expertly led shore excursions. Perhaps take a guided walking tour through Old Town, seeing the Golden Gate, Artus Court, Gdansk Town Hall, St. Mary’s Church and Neptune’s Fountain before strolling along the Mołtawa River. Alternately, visit the Museum of the Second World War, take a scenic countryside drive and pay an introspective visit to the Stutthof concentration camp. Or, you may instead learn about the Solidarity Movement, seeing the Brick Gothic Srodmiescie district, visiting the European Solidarity Center, and seeing where the August Agreements were signed. Finally, choose to visit the Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork, followed by a lunch of local specialties. Back on board your luxury cruiser, attend a talk on board by Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former president of Poland Lech Walesa, followed by cocktails and a meet-and-greet.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 19
Klaipeda, Lithuania | Prussian Kingdom

Disembark in Klaipeda and choose an excursion ashore. You may visit Zemaitija National Park, taking in panoramas from atop Cidabras Hill. Proceed to a local farmstead, where you discover Samogitian traditions and sit down to an authentic lunch. Continue to the Cold War museum, a former Soviet missile base. Or, instead choose to remain in Klaipeda and take a walking tour of Old Town, seeing the old castle grounds, German-style warehouses and Theatre Square with its Simon Dach Fountain. Cap the day with a private visit to the new Museum 39-45. Alternately, learn about local fishermen and the peculiarities of shipbuilding in the village of Dreverna. Cruise its harbor by reisekahn (antique Curonian sailboat).

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 20
Stockholm, Sweden | Scenic Archipelago

Arriving in Stockholm, choose from one of several excursions ashore. Perhaps take a walking tour of Gamla Stan (Old Town), seeing Storkyrkan cathedral and Stortorget. Then, visit the Royal Palace. Alternately, explore Stockholm City Hall, its iconic spire featuring the Swedish national coat of arms. You may instead see a 17th-century Swedish warship and recovered artifacts at the Vasa Museum, followed by a drive through Gamla Stan. Or — from the rooftop of the Old Parliament House — take a thrilling, guided walk above the city. Finally, you may partake in a Nordic food experience, sampling Swedish specialties from local purveyors.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 21
Stockholm | Beauty on the Water

Continue exploring Stockholm, perhaps visiting Drottningholm Palace and Theater, and seeing the exotic Chinese Pavilion and gardens. Alternately, take an art tour, starting at Milles Garden. Proceed to Waldemarsudde, former home of landscape painter Prince Eugen. See his work and collection of Swedish turn-of-the-19th-century art. This afternoon, you may choose from a guided rooftop walk above Stockholm, a visit to the Vasa museum or a guided stroll through Old Town.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 22
Tallinn, Estonia | Picturesque Capital

Disembark in Tallinn and choose from several shore excursions. Take a guided walking tour of the city’s Old Town, admiring Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and vistas from atop Dome Hill. Then, see Toompea Castle and the main square, home to the oldest pharmacy in Europe, St. Mary’s Cathedral and the Town Hall. End the day sampling local, medieval dishes at a neighborhood restaurant. Alternately, leave the city behind for the beautiful Estonian forests and take a bog walk. Or, instead drive past Tallinn’s Old Town en route to Lahemaa National Park, where you taste Estonian vodka or herbal teas alongside local nibbles at Palmse Manor. Continue to Sagadi Manor and the Forestry Museum.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 23–24
Helsinki, Finland | Stylish City

Spend two days choosing from custom-designed excursions in Helsinki. Perhaps take a panoramic tour, seeing Embassy Park and Helsinki Cathedral in Senate Square. Continue along Mannerheim Street — Helsinki’s main thoroughfare — and see the Parliament House; National Museum of Finland; Finlandia Hall, the stadium that hosted the 1952 Olympics; and the new Opera House. Then visit the unique, underground Temppeliaukio Church and see the Sibelius Monument. Alternately, explore medieval Porvoo, which includes a guided cruise along the Porvoo River and parts of the Gulf of Finland archipelago. At Haikko Manor, sit down to a waterfront lunch. Return to Helsinki for a brief city tour, stopping at Sibelius Park and Senate Square before passing the Market Square, Uspenski Cathedral and the Presidential Palace. The next day, choose from additional Helsinki excursions, such as a privately guided boat tour with a visit to the Fortress of Suomenlinna, and a Finnish sauna experience and nature walk.

'Le Dumont d’Urville'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
JUL 25
St. Petersburg, Russia | Imperial Capital

Bid farewell to your ship and crew and disembark in St. Petersburg for three days of exploration. You may see the famous Impressionist collection at the Hermitage General Staff Building, including works from Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh and Matisse. Visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral, adorned with ornate mosaics, icons, and columns of malachite and lapis lazuli. Should you prefer, visit Peter and Paul Fortress as well as the Fabergé Museum. Finally, you can partake in a cooking class, where you prepare brilliantly hued Russian borscht alongside a local chef. Then, check in to your luxurious hotel, where your luggage awaits. Gather early this evening to pay an after-hours visit to the opulent Hermitage Museum, seeing its collection of artwork from the Stone Age to modern times.

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
JUL 26–27
St. Petersburg | City of Tsars

Enjoy further exploration of St. Petersburg for the next two days. Gain early access to Rococo-style Catherine Palace and see its storied Amber Room. Continue to Peterhof, viewing the breathtaking Grand Cascade. Stroll through the park and see the palace of Monplaisir before returning to St. Petersburg by private hydrofoil. Alternately, either view the Impressionist collection at the Hermitage Museum, followed by a visit to St. Isaac’s Cathedral; or visit Peter and Paul Fortress and the Fabergé Museum. This evening, enjoy a private farewell dinner in a palace, complete with live entertainment. The next day, select from the excursions you may have missed or enjoy time exploring on your own.

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner (Jul 26); Breakfast (Jul 27)
JUL 28
Depart St. Petersburg

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue on A&K’s group extension to Moscow.

Meals: Breakfast

Note: Itinerary is for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances including weather, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control at the sole discretion of the Captain.

Copenhagen Pre-Tour Extension

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4 days from $4,495

Single Supplement from $2,495

Explore buzzy Copenhagen, enjoying an in-depth city tour and excursions to iconic castles on the scenic Danish coast.

Jul 13

Arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark's elegant capital, and transfer to your luxurious hotel in the heart of the historic city center. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Hotel d'Angleterre
Jul 14

Discover Denmark’s rich history during an excursion to the northeastern tip of Zealand Island. Visit the 16th-century Kronborg Castle, immortalized in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and a UNESCO World Heritage site. After lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy a guided visit to the palatial complex of Frederiksborg with its spectacular Renaissance castle and elaborate Baroque gardens.

Hotel d'Angleterre
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Jul 15

Start your day with a city tour of lively Copenhagen that includes a visit to Rosenborg Castle, an example of Dutch Renaissance architecture. Sit down to a delectable lunch of local specialties, and then set off on a guided stroll to cobble-stoned Magstræde — one of the oldest streets in Copenhagen — and the colorful harbor front of Nyhavn.

Hotel d'Angleterre
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Jul 16

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. After a morning at leisure, join fellow guests to begin your main program.

Meals: Breakfast

Moscow Post-Tour Extension

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4 days from $3,995

Single Supplement from $995

Ride a high-speed train to Moscow and visit remarkable sites that include the Kremlin and famed Tretyakov Gallery.

Jul 28

Transfer to Moscow by high-speed train. Set off on a guided tour of this fascinating city that includes a visit to Sparrow Hills, where you experience panoramic views from one of the highest points in the city, and richly historic Red Square. Check in at your nearby luxury hotel. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Jul 29

Enjoy early access to the UNESCO-designated Kremlin and visit its Armory Chamber, one of the oldest and most prestigious museums in Moscow. This afternoon, opt for a visit to the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum or to Yasnaya Polyana, the former home of Leo Tolstoy.

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
Meals: Breakfast
Jul 30

After breakfast, enjoy a guided tour of the State Tretyakov Gallery, where you discover the world’s best collection of iconic Russian art, including Wassily Kandinsky’s epic Composition VII. This evening, join fellow guests for a farewell dinner.

Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Jul 31

After breakfast, transfer to the Moscow airport for your international flight home.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

  • Jul 16 - Jul 28
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    Cabin Class
    Classic Stateroom - Category 1
    Price
    $13,995 was $15,995
    Single Supplement
    $11,995
    Availability
    Limited Availability
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    Deluxe Stateroom - Category 2
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    $15,995 was $17,995
    Single Supplement
    $13,495
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    Prestige Stateroom - Category 3
    Price
    $16,995 was $18,995
    Single Supplement
    $14,245
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    Deluxe Suite - Category 4
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    $24,495 was $26,495
    Single Supplement
    $23,245
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    Privilege Suite - Category 5
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    $26,995 was $28,995
    Single Supplement
    $25,645
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    Prestige Two-Room Suite - Category 6
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    $32,995 was $34,995
    Single Supplement
    $31,345
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    Grand Deluxe Suite - Category 7
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    $37,995 was $39,995
    Single Supplement
    $36,095
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    Owner's Suite - Category 8
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    $40,995 was $42,995
    Single Supplement
    $38,945
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Journey Details

This journey contains some active elements.

Minimum age is 7 years.

Categories 4-8 include room upgrade at the hotel and butler service aboard the ship.

First group event: embarkation between 4:00–5:00 p.m. on Jul 16.

Last group event: pre-selected group excursion on Jul 27.


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Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.


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