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There are likely to be six or so ships at the popular port in Tallinn, it is a fantastic busy port! Tallinn is a gem of the Baltics. TALLINN GOOGLE MAP  TALLINN TOURIST MAP Tallinn was definitely part of the Hanseatic league, Tallinn has been a working port for ages. The fort or walled city is just a walk from your...
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. The Petrine Baroque palace was started in 1718, and sits at the back of the old walled city of Tallinn and it glows on a sunny day. It...
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Stockholm is famous for 3 things, Abba, Ikea and Nobel. The Nobel Peace prize is still presented in Stockholm each year, there is a Nobel Museum. There is also an Abba Museum which is fantastic. Ikea do not have a museum, to our knowledge, not yet.Stockholm Old Town Map Stockholm Printable Tourist Map Stockholm OLD TOWN is both pleasant and easy to...
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Though it is said to be famous for 3 things, Abba, Ikea and Nobel, the Changing of the Guard to the music of a Swedish Armed Forces marching band at the palace is a spectacle. It is easy to find as it is inside the main palace can be combined with a leisurely walk round the 13th century Old...
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 are good research, because the ship sells variations of these local tours. Remember...
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The capitol of Latvia like so much of the Baltic coast has been controlled by the Swedes and fought over by many others. Set on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of the River Daugava, the narrow streets in the walled Old City still hold much history and are an inviting explore on foot. There is a Dome Cathedral with...

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The will be a warm welcome in Poland. The port of Gdynia is only 80 years old but some of its churches and palaces date back as far as the 13th Century like St. Michael the Archangel’s church. It also has two museum ships, so there is much to see without going far. It makes the Old Town easy to wander...
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Many Baltic Cruise ships go through the Kiel Canal, but few ever stop in Kiel. The Arcadia stopped there during Festival week and this is a huge festival of Tall Ship sailing for Hornblower fans. Kiel on Google Maps  P&O Cruises to KIEL Click here FRED OLSEN BALTIC CRUISE MARELLA BALTIC CRUISE P&O BALTIC CRUISE SAGA new ships in BALTIC https://youtu.be/WLmKvT7qFMk The Tall Ships Festival,...
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Warnemende is German seaside resort with a fantastic lighthouse. It is near to Charlottenburg Castle, the Brandenburg Gate, Olympic Stadium, Reichstag, Potsdamer Square and has tours into medieval history just like the rest of the Baltic Sea's Hanseatic route.The nearby Rostock still reveals it was a major city in the former Hanseatic glory. It is a pedestrianised old town of...
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This is still our favourite cruise route and we will be back on it with the Britannia in 2018 B818 in June. The Baltic was a main trading route from the day man built ships and it still is to this day. Many of these medieval towns were built as part of the Hanseatic League and have left us...
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