Jewels of the Baltic & Viking Passage

14 August - 13 September 2018

Duration

30 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

20 Ports

14 August

Setting sail from Copenhagen

With a history that dates back to 1043, this small city is full of historic landmarks, significant buildings and interesting sights and museums. It is of course also a history that sits alongside the height of modern Danish design. It is great to explore on foot, by bicycle or by water. Be sure to visit Amalienborg Palace and to walk down the famed shopping street (Strøget). The pretty harbour of Nyhavn is a great location to stop for coffee or lunch and watch the world go by. And of course highlights include the Tivoli Gardens, and the (surprisingly) tiny statue of The Little Mermaid.

Don't miss

We love the open air museum, the Frilandsmuseet, just north of the city, housing more than 50 farms, mills and houses from the mid 17th to the mid 20th centuries.

15 August

At sea

16 August

Estonia: Tallinn

17-18 August

Russia: St Petersburg

19 August

Finland: Helsinki

20 August

Sweden: Stockholm

21 August

At sea

22 August

Germany: Warnemünde (Rostock)

23 August

Germany: Kiel

24 August

Denmark: Copenhagen

25 August

At sea

26 August

Norway: Ålesund

27 August

At sea

28 August

Iceland: Seyðisfjörður

29 August

At sea

30 August

Iceland: Akureyri

31 August

Iceland: Ísafjörður

1-2 September

Iceland: Reykjavik

3 September

At sea

4-5 September

Greenland: Prins Christian Sund, Paamiut

6 September

Greenland: Qaqortoq

7 September

Greenland: Nanortalik

8 September

At sea

9 September

Canada: St John's (Newfoundland)

10 September

At sea

11 September

Canada: Halifax

12 September

At sea

13 September

Arriving in New York

The Big Apple is one of the world's most iconic, cosmopolitan cities, a place that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. From the lofty heights of the Manhattan skyscrapers to the hipster hangouts of resurgent Brooklyn, New York City buzzes with energy and excitement, and there's never been a better time to visit. Cultural highlights include the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and the theatres of Broadway, and the culinary scene is arguably the most exciting in the US, with an ever-changing smorgasbord of innovative restaurants, pop-ups and fashionable street food trucks.

Our tip

Head to the ‘Top of the Rock’ at the Rockefeller Centre, for views rivalling those at from the observation platform of the Empire State Building, but without the crowds.

The Ship

Your home from home

Holland America Line cruises - MS Noordam at sea
Holland America Line cruises - MS Noordam Neptune Suite
Holland America Line cruises - MS Noordam Piano Bar

Sister ships Noordam and Zuiderdam, each carrying just under 2,000 guests as part of Holland America’s Vista class series, are a combination of traditional comfort with modern technology, ensuring a smooth ride and a warm welcome.

What we love

We love the distinctive gallery style décor on board the Holland America ships, ranging from classic oils to contemporary photography. The eclectic mix of fascinating art works and sculptures can be toured and enjoyed, or simply appreciated as the backdrop to your leisurely cruise.

Capacity 1,924 Guests (Noordam) / 1,964 Guests (Zuiderdam)
Crew 800 International Staff (Noordam) / 817 International Staff (Zuiderdam)
Style

An appealing combination of contemporary relaxation and classic traditions mean that you can choose the venue on board to suit your mood, from formal dining to lots of more casual options, and a wide choice of entertainments and activities.

Year Built 2006 (Noordam) / 2002 (Zuiderdam)
LAST REFURBISHED 2010
Tonnage 82,318 grt (Noordam) / 82,305 grt (Zuiderdam)
Length 936 feet
Breadth 106 feet
Cruising Speed 24 knots
More about MS Zuiderdam

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
71 Nyhavn hotel, Copenhagen

Two nights in Copenhagen

Excellent super modern hotels abound, but our favourite for comfort and value is 71 Nyhavn, overlooking the harbour front.

Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark

Around Copenhagen

Travel out of the city to North Zealand to see the renaissance Frederiksborg Castle, and Hamlet’s Kronborg Castle at Elsinore.

The Plaza Hotel, New York

Stay a few more nights in New York

There are just so many hotels to choose from, but we recommend The Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue next to Central Park.

Helicopter over New York

See New York in style

Take to the air on a helicopter sightseeing trip of Manhattan Island, the best way to see the city’s skyline.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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