Stockholm, Sweden.

Stockholm, Sweden.

Cruise the Baltic on a fully escorted tour

Cruise the Baltic on a fully escorted tour

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Take in Amsterdam, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Paris and more on this Baltic cruise with a choice of two 2020 tours.

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Take in Amsterdam, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Paris and more on this Baltic cruise with a choice of two 2020 tours. Departure dates are July 26 and August 19, 2020.

Cruise on ship Celebrity Reflection on this fully escorted tour from The Senior and Travelrite International.

Start your journey in Amsterdam where a morning canal boat ride of the city awaits. The following day is free time to visit your favourite museum such as the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum or the recently refurbished Anne Frank House.

The cruise begins on day four as the Celebrity Reflection slips her moorings and heads out to sea at 5pm.

With a full day at sea ahead of you, enjoy the fantastic facilities available and in the evening a welcome drinks party will be in full swing.

PETERHOF, RUSSIA: Grand Cascade in Peterhof, St Petersburg, Russia on June 22, 2012. The Peterhof palace was included in the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1991.

PETERHOF, RUSSIA: Grand Cascade in Peterhof, St Petersburg, Russia on June 22, 2012. The Peterhof palace was included in the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1991.

The second tour which departs in August includes a visit to Berlin, capital of Germany. Enjoy a revitalised city full modern architecture and iconic sites such as the Brandenburg Gate, Check Point Charlie, the Reichstag and more.

Helsinki, Finland is next on the itinerary. This vibrant seaside city marches to its own wonderful beat with its modern architecture, the Sibelius Monument and the underground Temppeliaukio Church, carved straight out of bedrock. Spend the afternoon in Porvoo, just outside Helsinki, wandering its cobbled streets and traditional-Finnish shops.

Sitting on the shore of the Gulf of Finland is St Petersburg, Russia, your next stop. Explore this beautiful city founded in 1703 by Peter the Great.

A second day in St Petersburg begins with the Catherine Palace. Following this, Peterhof Palace, built to rival Versailles, will amaze and delight you with its hilltop view, awe-inspiring 121-hectare park and fountains.

Estonia is the destination for day 10. Tallinn, the capital is a medieval city known for its cobblestone streets and gingerbread-style houses.

Tallinn, Estonia old city skyline.

Tallinn, Estonia old city skyline.

The next port of call is the city of Stockholm, capital of Sweden. The city has a rich cultural heritage and is surrounded by clear water and pristine countryside.

A day at sea allows travellers to relax and recharge before the Celebrity Reflection docks in Aarhus, Denmark. Explore Aarhus Cathedral, the Den Gamle By Open Air Museum and Marselisborg Palace. Later there is a visit to Fyrkat, one of five ring fortresses, before an authentic taste of daily life with a recreation of a Viking farmhouse near Jelling. An extra day at sea can be enjoyed on tour two at this point.

Take a guided tour of Copenhagen, Denmark including the royal family's home Amalienborg Palace as well as Rosenborg castle housing the crown jewels. Visit the bronze and granite sculpture of the Little Mermaid before heading to the commercial port of Nyhaven, known for its old sailing ships.

After a day at sea, the tour heads back to Amsterdam before travelling to Paris via the Australian War Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: The Vasa warship salvaged from the sea and displayed at Vasa Museum

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: The Vasa warship salvaged from the sea and displayed at Vasa Museum

See the major sights of Paris before a spectacular lunch on the Eiffel Tower. The tour travels to the French countryside village of Giverny where you will visit the gardens of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet. That evening, back in Paris enjoy the famous Moulin Rouge show with dinner.

The following morning the tour proceeds to the airport for the flight to Australia.

Prices for the tours start at $8,690 (twin) and $11,790 (single) for departure two and $8,790 (twin) and 11,990 (single) for departure one.

Call 1800-630-343 or travelrite.com.au and click on Senior Escorted Cruises.

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