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While the Mediterranean remains the most popular cruising destination around Europe, those looking for something slightly more low-key should consider heading further north. Nine countries surround the Baltic Sea, all of which make an appearance on one of these major cruise liners’ itineraries.
Beckoning every type of traveler, the Baltics offers cruises suitable for curious families, loved-up explorers, adventurous seniors and more.
With so much to explore in this corner of the world, our team singled out cruises with well-paced routes that stop off at key ports around the Baltics. We also made sure that enough time was allowed at each stop so passengers had sufficient opportunity to experience the best of these northern cities.
Onboard, we assessed the variety of dining options offered, the types of cabins and suites available, and the quality of entertainment provided on the ship before comparing this to the company’s price point to make sure you’re getting value for your money.
Cruising season in the Baltics begins in May and lasts until mid-September. With temperatures averaging between 60℉ and 70˚F these months offer the most comfortable conditions for cruising — but you’ll still need to pack a sweater for the evenings.
The waterways are at their busiest during July and August when European school holidays are in full swing, so consider a trip during the shoulder months of May or September for cheaper prices and fewer crowds.
From the streets of Copenhagen to the canals of Saint Petersburg, there are plenty of ways to explore the port cities of the Baltic Sea.
If you’re intrigued by this fascinating corner of the world, with its unique architecture and lesser-visited port towns, check here for cruise deals can be found around the Baltics.
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