July 13–24, 2015
Begin with a canal cruise in Copenhagen before embarking the three-masted sailing yacht Sea Cloud II for a ten-night Baltic cruise. From Klaipeda, Lithuania, continue to Vilnius for an overnight stay in the city's historic center. Drive to Riga, Latvia, to admire its medieval churches and superb Art Nouveau architecture before rejoining Sea Cloud II. Sail to Sweden to visit charming Visby, stroll through Stockholm's picturesque Old Town, and see Drottningholm Palace. In Tallinn, Estonia, tour the country's oldest church and enjoy a private concert. Admire the modern architecture and fine art of Helsinki, Finland, before disembarking in St. Petersburg, Russia. Optional Copenhagen prelude and St. Petersburg postlude.
Traveling with You: Kathryn Calley Galitz, art historian at the Metropolitan Museum. See Kathy reflect on the meaning of a smile in her Connections episode, "Smile."
Land/Cruise Rates: from $7,995
Activity Level: Light to Moderate
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Get a behind-the-scenes look into a previous Baltic cruise on the Travel with the Met blog.
Above: Art Nouveau building in Riga, Latvia