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NCL CRUISE OF 14 COUNTRIES IN 16 DAYS
SATURDAY AUGUST 17-SUNDAY SEPT. 1, 2019

 

Visit Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Holland, France and England  (yet enjoy the convenience of only unpacking once!)

Enjoy an overnight on the ship in St. Petersburg, Russia, giving you two days to take in vivid onion domes atop churches and opulent palaces of Catherine and Peter the Great.

NO RUSSIAN VISA NEEDED WHEN YOU TAKE THE CRUISE LINE SPONSORED EXCURSIONS IN ST. PETERSBURG

Witness all four Scandinavian countries: Step back in time on the medieval cobblestone streets of Copenhagen’s Latin Quarter, the scenic waterfront of Helsinki Finland, the castles and Viking traditions in Norway and scenic gems in Sweden.

Visit one of Amsterdam’s superb museums, such as the Van Gogh or the Rembrandt, featuring many of the Dutch Masters’ most outstanding works; Visit the Anne Frank House/Museum to learn about Anne Frank’s amazing life in hiding during WWII and take a leisurely ride through the city’s many scenic canals — you’ve got plenty of time to do both and more.

In Le Havre, France, take the train or our guided tour to Paris to see the Mona Lisa in the Louvre and stroll the magnificent Champs-Élysées to stand in awe of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc D Triomphe, visit the gardens of Monet at Giverney or visit the Normandy region and see the sites of Joan of Arc
In Belgium, sample the authentic chocolates and waffles this country is famous for from street vendors and shops that will make your mouth water.
Experience the incredible sites of the Baltic nations – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, plus incredible history in Poland and the historic sites of Berlin Germany

The cruise ends on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend in London (Southampton), thus giving you access to easy flights home and the chance to either have the next day to relax on the holiday back at home, or stay one post cruise day to enjoy London.

In each port, we will offer our own optional group shore excursions, enabling our passengers to enjoy the best of each port city, without the hassle of cruise ship excursion crowds.(except in St. Petersburg, where we will offer group excursions sponsored by the cruise line, thus enabling all to ENJOY RUSSIA WITH NO VISA REQUIRED!)

Each evening we will enjoy group dinners included in your cruise price and on four of those evenings, we will enjoy included specialty dinners at four of the lavish specialty restaurants onboard the ship. (a French restaurant, Italian restaurant, Japanese restaurant and a Steakhouse.) 

Our group’s passengers will also enjoy 250 free minutes of internet time during our cruise, so you can check in with family, friends, work or play.

Also enjoy onboard amenities with multiple pools, Jacuzzis, lounges and nightly lavish shows, all included in your cruise.  Enjoy several lounges/bars including a Bier Garten, serving the best beers of the world, a Champagne bar, dance club, casino bar, sports bar and an observation lounge from which to watch amazing sunsets nightly.

Description: 15-Day Scandinavia, Russia & Amsterdam: Ultimate Baltic from Stockholm

15-Day Scandinavia/Russia: The Ultimate Baltic Cruise Itinerary from Stockholm

 

Day

Cruise Ports

Arrive

Depart

Sat 8/17

Stockholm, Sweden (Boarding our ship)

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5:00 pm

Description: Stockholm, Sweden

Fly into Stockholm Sweden on your own arrangement arriving by noon today and either make your own way from the airport to the ship or purchase a seat on the cruise line’s shuttle bus from the airport to the ship (approx. $30) 
This evening, we will have a group meet and greet orientation in one of the ship’s lounges to meet everyone in our cruise group for this incredible cruise.  After the meet and greet, we will all enjoy the first of our nightly group dinners.
Stockholm, Sweden

Laced by an ingenious network of waterways and bridges strung between a freshwater lake and the sea, Stockholm is easily seen on foot or by waterway cruise. Its gabled old townhouses peer over cobblestone streets, while its magnificent 17th-century palace sits watching over the harbor. Explore more of Stockholm on a European cruise!

 

     

Sun 8/18  

    Helsinki, Finland

8:00 am    to

5:00 pm

Description: Helsinki, Finland

  • Day:  Sun
  • Arrive:  8:00 am
  • Depart: 5:00 pm

 

Helsinki, Finland

Welcome to Scandinavia's “White City of the North,” a city defined by its people and Art Nouveau architecture more than its chilly winters.  Helsinki is a classic sea-city, with a dramatic coastline colored by bays and inlets and a vibrant waterfront, bustling with cafes and outdoor shopping opportunities along the water.  The city keeps its historical roots intact too with much to explore.

 

Mon 8/19  

  St. Petersburg, Russia

7:00 am

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Description: St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Day:  Mon
  • Arrive:  7:00 am
  • Depart:  Tues. 7pm

 
St. Petersburg, Russia

Founded by the Russian Tsar, Peter the Great, St. Petersburg has for centuries been the cultural center of Russia, with its spectacular architecture, opulent palaces, Tchaikovsky operas and the famous Kirov ballet. It has undergone many changes over the decades, but “The Venice of the North” remains a dazzling cruise destination, a Russian city with a European flair, a city with more than 200 museums, and one of the largest English gardens in Europe!   We will spend two days, with many excursions to choose from each day and NO VISA NEEDED WHEN YOU TAKE THE CRUISE LINE SPONSORED EXCURSIONS IN ST. PETERSBURG

Tonight, enjoy an optional excursion to see one of the Russian ballets!

Tue 8/20 

  St. Petersburg, Russia

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7:00 pm

Description: St. Petersburg, Russia

  • Day: Tue
  • Arrive: Monday at 7am
  • Depart: Tues at 7:00 pm

St. Petersburg, Russia

Enjoy a second day in St. Petersburg with so much to see.  St. Petersburg is the only port where we will take the cruise line’s shore excursions, rather than our own.  Enjoy a visit to one of the lavish palaces of Peterhof or Catherine the Great, take a leisurely cancel boat ride in the city referred to as the “Venice of the North”, or enjoy one of many other fabulous sightseeing tours offered by NCL here in St. Petersburg.

 

Wed 8/21

Tallinn, Estonia

7:00 am

4:00 pm

Description: Tallinn, Estonia

  • Day:  Wed
  • Arrive: 7:00 am
  • Depart: 4:00 pm

Tallinn, Estonia
The capital of Estonia impresses cruise guests with its mix of medieval houses and very modern boutiques and café culture. Journey inside the ancient walls of Old Town to explore stunning Medieval landmarks like Toompea Castle and a 15th Century apothecary shop, along with lively outdoor street cafes along its cobblestone walkways. Move up a couple centuries to experience Tsar Peter I's Kadriorg Palace, filled with art and surrounded by sculpted gardens and peaceful woodlands.

 

Thu 8/22

   Riga, Latvia

9:00 am

5:00 pm

Description: Riga, Latvia

  • Day: Thu
  • Arrive:  9:00 am
  • Depart: 5:00 pm

Riga, Latvia
As the largest city in the Baltic and the capital of Latvia, Rīga offers something for everyone. From its fanciful cobblestone streets and Art Nouveau architecture to dozens of museums and a picturesque white-sand beach in nearby Jūrmala, there’s much to experience in this vibrant cosmopolitan city. Come explore what has been called the “Paris of the Baltics.”

Fri  8/23

   Klaipeda, Lithuania

8:00 am

5:00 pm

Description: Klaipeda, Lithuania

  • Day: Fri
  • Arrive: 8:00 am
  • Depart: 5:00 pm

Klaipeda, Lithuania

Lithuania’s third largest city, Klaipeda has been in and out of the hands of the Russians, Swedes and Germans. Marvel at the impressive, and verbosely christened, St. Mergelės Marijos Taikos Karalienės Church tower and walk through Anika Square. Head to the pristine Baltic waters lapping at the broad sands of Smiltynė Beach. Or duck into the Clock Museum or Castle Museum.

Sat 8/24

   Gdynia, Poland

7:00 am

3:00 pm

Description: Gdynia, Poland

 

  • Day: Sat
  • Arrive: 7:00 am
  • Depart: 3:00 pm

 

Gdynia, Poland
Stroll the beautiful waterfront of Gdynia before heading to nearby Gdansk, the largest city in northern Poland, with a charming waterfront itself and many historical sites from the birth of the solidarity movement. For a taste of local life, walk along bustling Long Market lined with delicious cafes and unique boutiques. Explore the sites of historic Old Town, which was restored after being destroyed in World War II. Tour St. Mary’s Church – one of the world’s largest brick cathedrals – or visit the Maritime Museum for a glimpse into the past of this ancient port city.

 

Sun 8/25

     Berlin (Rostock), Germany

7:00 am

9:00 pm

Description: Berlin (Rostock), Germany

  • Day: Sun
  • Arrive: 7:00 am
  • Depart: 9:00 pm

Berlin (Rostock), Germany
Rostock is the largest city in the north German state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the newest port addition to our European destinations.   Our ship remains docked here for 14 hours, giving ample time for excursions into Berlin to see its amazing and historic sites, such as the impressive Brandenburg gate and historic Checkpoint Charlie, as well as the memorial to the victims of the second world war.

 

 

 

Mon 8/26

   Copenhagen, Denmark

11:00 am

8:00 pm

Description: Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Day:  Mon
  • Arrive: 11:00 am
  • Depart: 8:00 pm

Copenhagen, Denmark
The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, is filled with canals, cobbled squares and copper spires. But don't let the historic appearance fool you. This is also Scandinavia's most cosmopolitan city. Certainly you can relive medieval times in The Latin Quarter, but you can also enjoy some of Europe's finest shopping, museums, cafes and pub-life.

 

Tue 8/27 

   Oslo, Norway

12:00 pm

11:59 pm

Description: Oslo, Norway

  • Day: Tue
  • Arrive: 12:00 pm
  • Depart: 11:59 pm
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Oslo, Norway
Imagine sailing on the incredible Viking long ships in the Viking Ship Museum. Picture perfect, the oldest Scandinavian city sits at the head of a gorgeous 60-mile fjord framed by lakes, woods & moor, with panoramic views forever and grand sites such as the cliff-dwelling Akershus Castle, originally built in 1300.

 

Wed 8/28

  At Sea-Relax and enjoy the amenities on the ship

 

 

 

Thu 8/29

Amsterdam (Ijmuiden), Netherlands

8:00 am

7:00 pm

Description: Amsterdam (Ijmuiden), Netherlands

  • Day: Thu
  • Arrive: 8:00 am
  • Depart: 7:00 pm

Amsterdam (Ijmuiden), Netherlands
History, culture and architecture intertwine in Amsterdam among its narrow lanes and numerous canals. Featuring more bridges than Venice, enjoying a canal tour is a great way to take in the many sights of Amsterdam (and get some great photo ops). Art lovers won’t want to miss the Van Gough Museum and the Rijksmuseum while history buffs will want to make time for the Anne Frank House and the Amsterdam Museum.

 

Fri  8/30

  Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium

6:00 pm

7:00 am

Description: Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium

 

 

  • Day: Fri
  • Arrive: 6:00 pm
  • Depart: 7:00 am
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Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge), Belgium
The ultimate European city, Brussels has tons of museums, fountains, gardens and great shopping. Stroll the Old Town area to see St. Hubert Arcades and its shops, as well as Butchers' Street with its plethora of restaurants and cafes and the Grand Place with its Baroque guild houses.  The pleasant aroma of Belgian chocolate pervades the streets. 

 

Sat 8/31

          Le Havre (Paris), France

7:00 am

7:00 pm

Description: Le Havre (Paris), France

  • Day: Sat
  • Arrive: 7:00 am
  • Depart: 7:00 pm

 

Le Havre (Paris), France
Hop on a tour bus to the City of Light to experience the magic of Paris. Stroll down the Champs-Elysées as you nibble on a croissant. Take photos of beautiful Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower. Notre-Dame, the Louvre, Montmartre and all the other iconic places of Paris lie 120 miles up the Seine from the port of Le Havre. Or explore the charms of Le Havre, spend the day at Monet’s Giverny or explore Rouen’s Old Market Place, where Joan of Arc was burned in 1431.

Sun 9/1   

Southampton (London), England (DISEMBARK ) –
Our ship arrives at 5am and guests can disembark any time between 7am and 10am.  You can either make your own way to the airport or purchase a seat on the cruise ship’s shuttle to the airport (approx.. $40)

 

Description: Southampton (London), England
Southampton (London), England
Protected from the frequent storms of the English Channel by the Isle of Wight, Southampton has survived a turbulent history to serve as a principal port of the United Kingdom today. Pay homage to one of the most famous ships to sail these shores at the Mayflower Memorial. Visit the stoic walls of Bargate and the Tudor House Museum.

 

ABOUT OUR SHIP.

Explore the history of the Mediterranean or just sit back and relax while you cruise along the ocean. Whatever you choose to do, you will be traveling in style on Norwegian Spirit.  While onboard make a trip to the Tivoli Pool or soak in one of our four outdoor hot tubs.   That's just the beginning - with 14 delicious dining options, 12 bars and lounges, the Maharaja's Casino, and the Roman Spa & Fitness center at your fingertips, you're ready to have a vacation of a lifetime!

With a passenger capacity of only 2018 guests, plus a crew of 918, you will never have to wait in the long lines of larger ships, yet since this ship received a full scale multi-million dollar renovation, as recent as 2017, you will still enjoy all of the state of the art innovations, bells and whistles of the mega ships, (just without the enormous lines to enjoy them).

NCL was voted as offering the best European Cruises and this incredible itinerary is fine example of the stunning way you will see Europe on this magical cruise.  NCL was also voted as best onboard entertainment and this ship was voted Best Midsize Ship Value by Cruise Critic.

The entertainment on this ship is also exciting.  In addition to top line feature guest singers, magicians and comedians, you will find original shows like

 

  •  Elements

Come and experience ELEMENTS! From mesmerizing magic to the visual feast of flying to exciting music and dance, this dazzling show will revel in the four elements of Earth, Air, Water & Fire. This show is an incredible spectacle of wonder, enchantment and sensual delight.

  • Soul Rockin' Nights

Rock the night away with this high energy party that celebrates the sounds of soul to the raw force of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Kick up your cowboy boots, then chill out to the sweet sounds of folk and get thrown back with the power rock of the 80’s!

 

  • World Beat

A musical voyage around the world! Feel the percussive beats of Irish tap dancing, the soulful cadences of New York City street stomps, the haunting drums of Africa, the dramatic Kodo rhythms of Asia & more.

All our shows are performed in the fabulous…

  • Stardust Theater

It's showtime! And we've got a really big show for you at the Stardust. Enjoy Broadway and Vegas-style shows with cocktails before or after dinner in a traditional European opera style auditorium reaching up two decks.

BARS AND LOUNGES
ENJOY AN ARRAY OF TANTALYZING BARS AND LOUNGES

  • Atrium Café & Bar

Serves frozen coffees, espressos, cappuccinos, teas, pastries and cookies

  • Bier Garten

Outdoor bar serving snacks and premium beers.  Friends, fun and an international selection of beer. What more could you want? How about amazing views and Bavarian dishes like knackwurst? The Bier Garten has those, too.

 

  • Champagne Charlie's Champagne Bar

Decorated in a classic art deco motif, you can enjoy a full range of premium champagnes with caviar and foie gras at Champagne Charlie's. All you need now is an excuse to celebrate.

 

  • Galaxy of the Stars Observation Lounge

Sit back and take in the beautiful colors of the sea and sky as the sun sinks into the ocean with a full bar as a backdrop. Yummy appetizers change daily.

 

  • Henry's Pub

Going down to the pub takes on new meaning at Henry's Pub, a traditional English Pub featuring Dart Boards, large screen TV's, Fish n' Chips and the proper beer on tap.

  • Maharini's Lounge & Nightclub

Lets go to South Beach and dance the night away at this Indian/Bollywood style lounge and nightclub.

 

  • Shanghai Bar

Just your typical sports bar, with an Asian twist. Enjoy a broad selection of premium beers and pub snacks while catching game highlights.

  • Maharajah's Casino Bar

This could be your lucky night. Try your hand at one of 158 slot machines. Or play, Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Let It Ride (TM). Maharajah's Casino includes a full bar.

 

Specialty Restaurants – one group dinner per restaurant is included in your cruise

  • La Trattoria

Enjoy the flavors of the Tuscan countryside at tables with room for old friends and new. Dine on classic dishes where you can taste the freshness of every tomato used to make an exquisitely delicious sauce. Try a twist on a classic like shrimp fettuccine, or keep it purist with a osso bucco. Just when you think you’re out, they’ll pull you back in with a toasty espresso and some macadamia nut ice cream. Delizioso!

  • Cagney's Steakhouse

Steak is the standard at our American-style steakhouse. Pull up a seat and take your pick from premium cuts of Angus Beef. Your mouth will water, so sip your favorite cocktail in anticipation. And don’t forget to order our made-from-scratch jumbo crab cakes and a side of our famous truffle fries
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Le Bistro French Restaurant
Have it au poivre or just go straight for the bouillabaisse at our signature French restaurant. Elegant interiors and attentive servers make this an intimate dining experience reminiscent of a Parisian café. By the end of your meal, you’ll might just be proclaiming c’est magnifique!

  • Teppanyaki

Flying shrimp. Onion volcanoes. Twirling knives. The sizzles and surprises never cease at our authentic Japanese Hibachi restaurant. Sit around a lively shared table as a skillful chef slices, chops and grills steak, seafood and chicken on a large steel grill right before your eyes. Our chilled, sake-infused Wasabi Cocktail will have you flipping too.

 

PLUS OTHER COMPLIMENTARY DINING EXPERIENCES ONBOARD OUR SHIP (We will also enjoy one complimentary group dinner at each of them) INCLUDING:
 

  • Shogun

Enjoy a complimentary Asian Fusion dining venue featuring freshly prepared noodles, delicious wok fried dishes, authentic soups, and more

  • The Garden Room

Enjoy five-course dining dishes in a more intimate atmosphere with views of the sea and sky.

 

PLUS GROUP DINING IN THE MAIN DINING ROOM THE REMAINING NIGHTS:

  • Windows Main Dining Room

Welcome to Windows, where you can enjoy delicious three-course feasts in a beautiful room named for its panoramic view.

ALSO AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY

  • Blue Lagoon

In honor of the midnight snack, we bring you Blue Lagoon open round the clock. You'll find comfort-food favorites like potato skins, wings, fish & chips and chicken fingers, available anytime you're hungry for more, 24/7.

 

  • Raffles Court

Omelets and pastas made to order, a fantastic salad and dessert bar, carving stations, you never know what you'll find each day, but it's always action packed and satisfying. Little kids even have their own pint-sized buffet and dining area.

ACTIVITIES ONBOARD

  • The Tivoli Pool

The main pool aboard Norwegian Spirit boasts four hot tubs and numerous deck chairs and sun beds.

  • Hot Tubs

There are four outdoor hot tubs on board Norwegian Spirit near the Tivoli Pool. Plus, plenty of deck space and numerous sun beds and deck chairs to choose from.

  • Jogging/Walking Track

Run circles around the other guests or get your daily walk in before breakfast on the outdoor track.

 

  • Mandara Spa & Salon

If being pampered is your idea of a vacation, the Mandara Spa & Salon is for you. This full service beauty salon and spa offers a wide range of spa treatments to rejuvenate you.

 

  • The Lifestyle Room & Internet Café

Our Internet Café offers you the comfort and convenience of staying in touch via the Internet while you are Freestyle Cruising®. Our cruise group package includes 250 free minutes of internet access during your cruise.  You can use these over any span you wish during your cruise and you can use them either here in the internet cafe on the computer terminals, or anywhere on the ship, using your own phone, tablet or laptop computer.

  • Roman Fitness Center

Work up a sweat on a full range of exercise machines in our gym. The Roman Spa & Fitness Center is open from 6am to 11pm.

 

  • Oscar's Hair & Beauty Salon

This full service hair and beauty salon offers a full range of services for your hair. Oscar wouldn't have it any other way.

 

  TRIP COST PER PERSON:  
BASED ON AN INSIDE CABIN WITH A NON SMOKING ROOMMATE OF THE SAME GENDER ASSIGNED TO YOU: $2829 PLUS TAX OF $420 (category IE –Decks 5-6 Mid-ship or category  IF – decks 5-6 Forward)
OR UPGRADE TO AN OCEAN VIEW CABIN WITH A PICTURE WINDOW (Category OC-decks 5-6): ONLY $549 PER PERSON MORE THAN THE INSIDE CABIN
OR UPGRADE TO A CABIN WITH A PRIVATE BALCONY:  Only $849 more than the ocean view cabin without  balcony (Category BD-deck 9)
ALL PRICES INCLUDE:

  • THE 16 DAY/15 NIGHT NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE CRUISE
  • NIGHTLY GROUP DINNER on the ship, plus daily breakfast and daily lunch on the ship
  • FOUR SPECIALTY RESTAURANT GROUP DINNERS (French, Italian, Japanese & Steakhouse) on the ship
  • 250 minutes of internet time per person (to be used in any increments at time across the entire cruise, either on your own device or one of the ship’s desktops in the internet café)

OPTIONAL SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENTS:
Inside cabin: $2299
Ocean view cabin $$2879
Balcony Cabin: $3799
ALL PRICES INCLUDE:

  • THE 16 DAY/15 NIGHT NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE CRUISE
  • NIGHTLY GROUP DINNER on the ship, plus daily breakfast and daily lunch on the ship
  • FOUR SPECIALTY RESTAURANT GROUP DINNERS (French, Italian, Japanese & Steakhouse)
  • 250 minutes of internet time per person (to be used in any increments at time across the entire cruise, either on your own device or one of the ship’s desktops in the internet café)

SO LET US ASSIGN YOU A ROOMMATE AND SAVE YOU HUGE $

Deposits, final payments and cancelations

A deposit of $500 is due within 7 days of booking this cruise  The balance is due March 17th.

If you wish to cancel a reservation and you have traveled with us before then you can receive a refund of your deposit if canceled by February 17th.  If you have not traveled with us before, you can cancel by the same date and receive a future trip credit towards a trip within 1 year of the canceled trip date.
Cancelations after February 17th will not be eligible for any refund. 
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