Changing Tides of History: The Baltic Sea

July 24 to August 2, 2021
$6,995

Join us for the opportunity to experience the lands and legacies forged by centuries of Baltic history. By special arrangement, hear from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Poland Lech Wałęsa and the interpreter and advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev, Pavel Palazhchenko. Explore the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this six-country, eight-night program. Cruise the Baltic Sea aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bougainville from Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm, Sweden, with an excursion included in every port. Tour the medieval Old Town of Tallinn, Estonia, and the Hanseatic League town of Visby, Sweden, both UNESCO World Heritage sites; discover the storied architecture of cosmopolitan Helsinki, Finland; and immerse yourself in the legacy of the Solidarity movement in Gda´nsk, Poland. Enjoy two days exploring St. Petersburg, including specially arranged entry into the State Hermitage Museum, a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and an excursion to Catherine’s Palace and Peterhof. Splendors of Stockholm Pre-Program and Wonders of Norway Post-Program Options.

Questions? Contact Donna Coggins via email at travel@wm.edu or call 757-221-1165.

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