Baltic Sea Ocean Cruise Bike Tour
Denmark, Estonia, Russia, Finland & Sweden
From $10,299 - $13,399 pp dbl. occ. |
(+$1,400 to $2,200 for sgl. occ.)
The Baltic Sea is a fascinating region steeped in history. Copenhagen. Tallinn. St. Petersburg. Helsinki. Visby. Stockholm. Colorful modern port cities rich in cultural heritage, overflowing with magnificent architecture and bathed in the ethereal glow of the midnight sun. Navigate the trade routes of ancient seafarers. Then bike alongside locals on urban and rural cycling routes for the perfect blend of exploration on land and sea. Five unique countries, one incredible Backroads voyage.
- Dive into an enriching blend of activity and cultural exploration set against the timeless beauty of the Baltic Sea
- Ride amid quiet towns and villages, epic World Heritage sites and pristine countryside on Backroads custom titanium bikes
- Expand your connection to five countries and captivating capital cities alongside our local friends and dynamic Trip Leaders
- Indulge in luxuries wrapped in chic French style aboard our world-class Ponant ship—an elegant flourish to our active days
Days 1-2 Copenhagen sets the stage for this remarkable journey on the Baltic Sea | Travel the Danish Riviera by bike, passing white‐sand beaches and beautiful summer homes | Serene cycling paths lead to the Frederiksborg Castle, a noble display of Renaissance architecture perched in the middle of a lake | Enjoy plush amenities and Backroads camaraderie as our ship takes to the open sea | Partake in yoga or just sit back and enjoy the ocean breeze.
Day 3 Our first port of call is UNESCO-designated Tallinn, Estonia—one of Europe's best-preserved medieval cities | A scenic spin along the Baltic coast takes you through lovely woodland and returns you to Tallinn's historic center via the sandy beaches of the Pirita Riviera | It's anchors aweigh this evening as our ship departs for Russia.
Days 4-7 Thanks to two centuries as an imperial capital, St. Petersburg is a treasure trove of history, art and cultural relics | Discover the city's grand avenues and intriguing side streets by bike, then stroll world-class museums, palaces and galleries | Pedal through the countryside to Pushkin and marvel at Catherine the Great's magnificent summer palace | Visit the famed Hermitage Museum, the world's second largest museum of art and culture | Explore the city's canals and waterways by kayak | Sail to Helsinki, where tree-lined bike paths lead away from the hustle and bustle of downtown to the Finnish coast.
Days 8-9 The Swedish island of Gotland is renowned as a cyclist's paradise—from the port in Visby, a delightful bike route follows coastal roads through quaint villages and farmland | Set sail for cosmopolitan Stockholm, a perfect place to extend your stay.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email.
PORTS OF CALL Copenhagen | Tallinn | St. Petersburg | Helsinki | Visby | Stockholm
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