Stockholm - Hotel Stay
Built where the Baltic Sea meets with Lake Mälaren, Stockholm offers sparkling clear water, medieval old towns and cutting edge fashion and shops. It has an array of museums, galleries, friendly cafes and restaurants. Don’t miss Stockholm’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Royal Palace Drottningholm, Sweden's best-preserved royal palace constructed in the seventeenth century and the permanent residence of the royal family and the magical Skogskyrkogården, or Woodland Cemetery.
Stockholm - Embark Costa Magica
Today you’ll embark the sleek Costa Magica for your cruise. This ship has unique contemporary artworks and stunning public areas themed around Italian cities. With a range of dining options and a huge range of entertainment, you can guarantee a cruise holiday of a lifetime on board Costa Magica.
A further night on board the ship gives you more time to explore the city. In Stockholm, good design is a way of life. Bold colours, clean lines, no-fuss functionality and natural materials are evident wherever you go in the city. You can also visit a number of museums that highlight Sweden’s role in design innovation and have impressive collections on show.
Helsinki, Finland’s beautiful capital with its many islands and inlets is famed for its stylish design and architecture. Easy to explore on foot, the city is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Suomenlinna also known as the ‘fortress of Finland’ and the fascinating art-nouveau style Kansallismuseo. Highlights include the Kiasma museum of contemporary art and the concert hall Musiikkitalo, while the train station is a beautiful example of art nouveau architecture.
Located on the Baltic Sea, St Petersburg offers grand architecture, atmospheric canals and the opportunity to experience one of Russia’s ‘white nights’, when the sun barely slips below the horizon. Here you’ll enjoy an overnight in port to explore more of the city.
The former imperial capital of Russia remains the cultural hub of Russia with venues such as the historic Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the State Russian Museum; home to one of the best collections of Russian art in the world.
The capital of Estonia, Tallinn is an atmospheric city located on the Baltic Sea. Take time to admire the beautiful Old Town, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Northern Europe and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997; or head to Kadriorg where you’ll find the Kadriorg palace and art museum surrounded by a beautiful manicured park.
Today you’ll return to Stockholm for one final night on board the ship. Stockholm’s passion for food comes from the bountiful ingredients supplied by its surrounding sea and farmland. You’ll discover traditional Swedish fare, including herring, salmon and Swedish meatballs, of course! Desserts often include their beloved lingonberries or cloudberries. However you’ll also find New-Nordic cuisine and tastes from around the globe.
Stockholm - Disembark Costa Magica
Today you’ll disembark Costa Magica, your cruise holiday complete.
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