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19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights

Including return international flights with a full-service airline, a cruise of the Baltic Sea aboard MSC Virtuosa, guided city tours, delicious breakfast daily plus all meals while on-board the MSC cruise, all accommodation, overnight ferry journey and more.

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  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
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  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
  • 19 day North Cape Discovery tour with Baltics cruise and flights
 

Highlights

 

From the cities of Sweden, to the pristine landscape of Finland and stops in Russia and Estonia; this 19 day North Cape Discovery tour is the ultimate experience in Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea.

It all starts in Stockholm, the stylish capital of Sweden. Your introduction to the city is courtesy of a guided sightseeing tour that encompasses attractions including the Royal Palace and Gamla stan Stockholm’s Old Town. Then step on-board a ferry for the overnight passage into Finnish waters and arrive in Turku, a city located on the Aura River. The city is rich with medieval treasures and is particularly known for its namesake castle. Travel into the wilds of Finnish Lakeland to experience the magic of this vast and rugged landscape. You will make stops in Rovaniemi, the official home of Santa Claus and Alta to see the Northern Lights Cathedral. Be in amazement as you cross the Arctic Circle, and stand at the North Cape Hall and cheers with a glass of sparkling.

Cross the border from Finland into Swedish Lapland, and follow the water to Luleå, the capital or Norrbotten County. It’s then onto Umeå, Sundsvall and Skane, before boarding MSC’s Virtuosa in Copenhagen, an incredible ship equipped with every luxury mod-con and facility to make the next seven nights aboard an unforgettable experience. Cruise between the Baltic Sea’s most glittering port cities. First up is Helskini, a loveable city boasting narrow-cobbled streets lined by small colourful wooden buildings, and then sail to St Petersburg, a magnificent city flaunting opulent architecture, colourful history and a unique culture. Next sail onto Tallinn, the capital of Estonia and home to medieval structures and a pretty Old Town. Port in Kiel in Germany and take a walk along its pier-front promenade to see how the port and canal operates before disembarking the cruise back in Copenhagen.

When you’re not ashore exploring the ports, you have the MSC Virtuosa’s world-class facilities at your fingertips. All of your meals are included while aboard, and you can choose to spend at-sea days roaming the vast decks and moseying between swimming pools, sporting courts, treatments at the day spa, theatre and entertainment performances, and a dazzling array of bars, lounges, restaurants and eateries.

Consider upgrading to a half-board package to include daily breakfast and 9 dinners as part of a 2-course degustation or buffet at or near your hotels. To purchase, please click here. 

 
 

Day 1: Australia airplane-takeoff – Stockholm

Depart on your flight and travel to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm.

Day 2: Stockholm

Welcome to Sweden! Take a group transfer from the airport to the hotel for check in. Choose to relax in your hotel room following the long-haul flight or drop off your suitcase and acquaint yourself with the city’s streets by taking a leisurely wander.

For those purchasing the Tour Only option, your tour starts today. Please make your own way to the hotel.

Day 3: Stockholm – Turku (B) 

Be introduced to the heritage and culture of Stockholm on a guided city tour. Some of the sights you can expect to see and admire on this excursion include the Royal Palace and Gamla stan (the Old Town). Meander past sandstone walls and picturesque houses around the beautiful cityscape and learn about the history of the Swedish capital – which also happens to span across 14 islands. In the evening you will board an overnight ferry for the journey to Turku. There are cafes, bars and shopping opportunities on-board.

Day 4: Turku – Petajavesi – Finnish Lakeland (B) 

Wake up to find yourself having arrived in Turku, a former Finnish capital. The city is most famously home to its castle, which is among the best-preserved medieval buildings in Finland. As you drive out of Turku you will also pass its magnificent cathedral. Stop by the Petajavesi Old Church, a impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site that was built in 1763. Admire the beauty of the church from outside before continuing on to the region of Finnish Lapland where you will stay overnight.

Day 5: Finnish Lakeland – Rovaniemi – Finnish Lapland (B)

Visit the capital of Finnish Lapland, Rovaniemi. This modern city doubles as the ‘official’ home of Santa Claus and has a magical atmosphere. Christmas is the backbone of the city and festive music is played year-round! Before entering the Santa Claus village however, you get to tick off a bucket list experience: crossing the Arctic Circle. To commemorate the occasion, you will attend a polar circle baptism, which includes a toast with sparkling wine. It is then onto meeting Father Christmas and stopping off at the Post Office to send any Christmas mail back home to family and friends.

Day 6: Finnish Lapland – North Cape Peninsula (B)

The next destination for this adventure is the North Cape! Visit the North Cape Hall (also known as Nordkapphallen), stand on the edge of the North Cape Plateau, and fill up your camera storage or smartphone camera roll with photos of the Globe.

Day 7: North Cape Peninsula – Finnish Lapland (B)

Today sees you travel towards Alta, located at the head of its eponymous fjord and a magnet for travellers. Once in the city you will stop at the Northern Lights Cathedral to take in the sweeping views across the surrounding wilderness. Afterwards, continue in the direction of the Norway-Finland border and spend the night in the Finnish Lapland.

Day 8: Finnish Lapland – Lulea – Umea (B)

Cross over the border from Finland into Swedish Lapland, the landscape that inspired the works of Swedish screenplay writer, Astrid Lindgren. Reach the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia and follow the water to Luleå, the capital of Norrbotten County. This is the northernmost county in Sweden. While in Luleå you will visit Gammelstad Church Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to gain insight into what a traditional northern Scandinavia town once looked like. The tour moves along the coast onto Umeå, a city located on the Swedish High Coast, another of the country’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will spend the night in the city.

Day 9: Umea – Sundsvall – Uppsala/Stockholm (B)

Leave Umeå behind and make a scenic stop in Sundsvall, a pretty town with a picturesque market square. The last destination of the day is Uppsala, a university town known for its grand cathedral. You will spend the night in the Uppsala/Stockholm area.

Day 10: Uppsala/Stockholm – Skane (B)

Travel through the landscapes of Småland before visiting Moose Park where you’ll be able to capture pictures of these incredible animals in their natural habitat. Admire the spectacular surrounds and climb to one of the park’s viewing platforms to take in the scenery from above.

Day 11: Skane – Copenhagen – Baltics Cruise (B, D) cruise-icon

Cross the impressive Øresund Bridge on your way to Copenhagen. On arrival, set out on a guided tour of this beautiful city. Highlights you’ll see along the tour include Nynhavn and Amalienborg Palace, the residence of Denmark’s royal family. Then, it’s time to embark on your incredible voyage around the Baltic Sea! Your cruise departs at 6pm and you will be transferred as a group from your hotel to the cruise terminal.

Day 12: At Sea (B, L, D) cruise-icon

Today is your first day at sea! Your home whilst at sea will be the MSC Virtuosa. The MSC Virtuosa is a spectacular cruise ship that boasts all the bells and whistles. This state-of-the-art ship is home to swimming pools, boutiques and galleries, day spa, gym, theatres, and an incredible selection of restaurants, casual eateries and bars and lounges.  Today is the perfect opportunity to begin discovering everything available to you on-board. Sign up to a salsa, cooking or language class, go for a round of mini golf, scale the rock-climbing wall, dip a toe into one of the swimming pools, move between menus at the excellent restaurants, or simply relax in your cabin.

Day 13: Helsinki (B, L, D) cruise-icon

The ship docks in Helsinki, the exciting capital of Finland, at 12pm. Take breakfast on-board the ship and then make the most of your day in the city. Helsinki sits on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland and is home to a vibrant culture, social scenes and rich history. Visit the Suomenlinna Fortress or the open-air museum on Seurasaari Island. Peer inside the incredible Temppeliaukio Church, which was carved straight into solid rock; and head up the hill to admire the view from Helsinki Cathedral. The ship departs at 6pm.

Day 14: St Petersburg (B, L, D) cruise-icon

Greet the day to find the MSC Virtuosa docked in the glittering city of St Petersburg. This iconic Russian city has witnessed staggering change over the centuries, acting as an epicentre for history book-bound events, sweeping social reforms and fabled WWII sieges. Walk its streets to stroll past opulent facades, elaborate palaces and spectacular builds reminiscent of Tsarist Russia. Keen gallery-goers may make a beeline for the State Hermitage Museum, the second-largest art museum in the world and home to a collection of works displayed across 120 exhibits and rooms. Some of the museum occupies parts of the Winter Palace too. Be sure to be back on the MSC Virtuosa for a 9pm departure.

Day 15: Tallin (B, L, D) cruise-icon

Welcome to Estonia! MSC Virtuosa docks in Tallinn at 9am and you have an entire day to uncover the Estonian capital’s charms. Seek out the Old Town, an exemplary example of a preserved medieval city centre, or make for the palace and park established by Russian Tsar Peter the Great. The ship sets sail for Kiel, Germany at 7pm.

Day 16: At Sea (B, L, D) cruise-icon

Enjoy the day at sea on your deluxe ship as it makes its way to Germany. Use this cruising day to continue uncovering all the on-board opportunities offered by the MSC Virtuosa.

Day 17: Kiel (B, L, D) cruise-icon

Arrive in Kiel, Germany this morning. This port city was an important fixture in Imperial Germany, as its canal offered a passage between the Baltic and North Seas. Take a walk along the pier-front promenade to see how the port and canal operates today or make for the open-air Schleswig-Holsteinisches Freilichtmuseum in nearby Molfsee to take in the collection of 70 traditional buildings and displays of local village. Tonight is your final evening aboard the MSC Virtuosa. 

Day 18: Copenhagen – airplane-takeoff – Australia (B) 

The ship makes its final port of the Baltic Sea cruise in Copenhagen at 9am. Disembark and use the remainder of the day in Copenhagen to squeeze in any last-minute sightseeing. At the appropriate time, please make your own way to the airport to catch your return flight back to Australia.

For those purchasing the Tour Only option, at the appropriate time please make your own way from the cruise terminal to your next travel arrangements.

Day 19: Australia

Arrive back in Australia today.

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international flights with a full-service airline, including checked luggage 
  • Option to extend your stay with Flexi Flights
  • Group airport transfer in Stockholm
  • 8 nights’ twin share accommodation in a mix of 3- and 4-star hotels, plus overnight ferry from Stockholm to Turku
  • 7 nights’ deluxe twin share accommodation aboard the MSC Virtuosa for a cruise of the Baltic Sea and Russia 
  • Delicious daily breakfast, plus all meals while on-board the MSC cruise 
  • Guided city tours of Stockholm and Copenhagen, plus entry to North Cape Hall and Moose park
  • Arctic Circle crossing experience, including a glass of sparkling wine
  • English-speaking guides throughout with private, air-conditioned transportation aboard a luxury coach 
  • Summer 2021 travel dates available
  • Exclusive offer! Book now and get $100 spending money for your trip when you open an HSBC Everyday Global Account*, visit our Promotions page for more detail

 

Highlights:

  • Explore Sweden and be introduced to Stockholm’s most iconic sights on a guided city tour
  • Admire the architecture of Helsinki Cathedral, marvel at the beauty of Finnish Lapland and Lakeland, stop at the official home of Santa Claus, and visit the extraordinary North Cape Hall after crossing the Arctic Circle
  • Embark on a cruise of the Baltic Sea aboard the MSC Virtuosa, a brand new luxury cruise liner with the latest amenities and features
  • Discover St Petersburg, and brush up on Tsarist history, before heading back to Helsinki for a day of independent exploration
  • Dock in Visby to uncover the tales of the Estonian capital’s medieval Old Town, and venture to Kiel in Germany to appreciate its historic significance as a passage between the Baltic and North Seas
 

Fine Print

 

How to book:

  • Once you have selected your preferred trip, click the “Book Now” or “Check Availability” button to start the booking process
  • Alternatively, you can call our Australian based travel team on 1300 769 503 and one of our dedicated agents can take your booking over the phone
  • Quantity entered in “My Cart” refers to the number of customers travelling 
  • Must book minimum 65 days prior to departure
  • Book early to secure your preferred travel date as departures sell out in advance

Payment Information:

  • A deposit of $899 per person is due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and Flexi Flight cost (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment.
  • We have a wide range of convenient and secure payment options to suit your preferences, including credit card, debit card, Pay Later options, BPAY and PayPal
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • All payments received are non-refundable and non-transferable
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable.
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Tour Excludes: 

  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Tipping
  • Shore excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned or “optional” in the itinerary.

Single Supplement:

Inside Cabin – $1,999 per person in addition to 1 x twin share price
Oceanview Cabin – $2,299 per person in addition to 1 x twin share price
Balcony Cabin – $2,599 per person in addition to 1 x twin share price

Please purchase one twin share voucher and then purchase your single supplement. You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here.

As a single traveller, enjoy the comforts of your private cruise cabin and indulge in the spacious amenities of your own hotel room. Travelling by yourself will ensure your trip is not only memorable but truly exclusive!   

Tour Only: To purchase this tour without the return international flights, navigate to the yellow “Tour & Cruise” button. By selecting this option, all airport transfers (if applicable) will be forfeited. Please refer to the live calendar to view and select Tour & Cruise start date. The start day is day 2 of the flight-inclusive itinerary. 

Transfer: Arrival transfer is based on one group transfer. The entire group will be transferred from the airport together.

Group Sizes: 20 – 48

Accommodation:  The accommodation listed below may be subject to change but will remain of a similar or higher standard.  Any changes remain beyond our control and all efforts are made to communicate these as soon as possible. We endeavour to always book non-smoking rooms however these cannot be guaranteed.

Stockholm: Good morning Hotel Kista or similar
Finnish Lakeland: Spa Hotel Kunnonpaikka or similar
Finnish Lapland: Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi or similar
North Cape: Scandic North Cape or similar
Umea: Elite Mimer or similar
Skane: Djingis Khan or similar

Cruise: MSC Virtuosa 

Bedding: 1 x double bed or 2 x single beds

Optional half-board upgrade: $340 per person. Make the most of your stay by upgrading to half-board services during your stay. In addition to daily breakfast you will be served 9 dinners as part of a 2-course degustation or buffet at or near your hotels. To purchase, please click here

MSC Virtuosa 

Cabins: All staterooms are decked out to ensure maximum comfort throughout your 7 night cruise of the Baltics. Equipped with luxurious 5-star amenities, you can choose to sail away in either an Inside, Oceanview or Balcony Cabin.

  • Inside cabin: No window, approximately 16 square metres in size.
  • Oceanview cabin: Window with ocean views, approximately 16 to 20 square metres in size (some cabins may have partial views).
  • Balcony cabin: Private balcony off the side of your room, approximately 19 to 22 square metres in size.

All cabins include one double bed that can convert into 2 single beds on request, a wardrobe, a bathroom with a shower, interactive TV, telephone, ZOE – Virtual Personal Cruise Assistant and safe. WiFi connection and mini bar is available at an additional cost. 

Please note, some staterooms will get allocated a cabin number by the cruise company no earlier than within 30 days of sailing and any stateroom location requests cannot be guaranteed.

Triple Share: Not available

Child policy: Child price is the same as an adult. Minimum age 8 years old.

Itinerary: Please note, tour itinerary is subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, a traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences. 

Coach transportation: Where group sizes are not sufficient to use a full-sized coach, we reserve the right to use a smaller coach on the same level of comfort.

Health: Different levels of travel involve varying degrees of activity and we recommend a good level of fitness and health in order to fully experience the package and optional tours purchased, including site-seeing by foot, climbing of stairs and extended day touring. It remains each passenger’s responsibility to inform Webjet Exclusives of any health or mobility issues that may impact the running of the tour, both for the safety of the passenger concerned and for other travellers in the group.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

$100 spending money offer valid for any Webjet Exclusives tour or resort booking made at www.exclusives.webjet.com.au. Eligible bookings will receive a unique account application link from Webjet Exclusives via email within 72 hours of making a booking. Any HSBC Everyday Global Account applications not made via this link or if the booking is cancelled, the offer will not be fulfilled/paid. One (1) offer will be paid per booking. The offer is a 100 AUD deposit into the newly opened HSBC Everyday Global Accounts and the activated Visa Debit card. The offer may take up to 6 weeks to be fulfilled/paid. Webjet Exclusives reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time. The email address entered at the time of booking will be used as the primary contact. Webjet Exclusives’ standard booking terms and conditions apply. For more information go to www.hsbc.com.au/accounts/offers/everyday-global/webjet/

 

Travel Dates

 

2021:

3 June
17 June
1 July

Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details.

Availability on departure dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button.

Tour Only option – Navigate to the yellow “Tour Only” button and select “Book Now” to view live availability. Note, the tour commences on Day 2 of the flight-inclusive itinerary.

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure. 

 

Flight Information

 

Airline Information:

  • Return economy flights departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth with Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Finnair, Qantas or Cathay Pacific and their codeshare partners
  • Flights include one piece of checked-in baggage per person weighing no more than 20kg
  • Once your booking is confirmed, no further changes can be made, and your booking will remain non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable.

 Flight Conditions:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 3 transits, stopover or a substitute airline
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided at the time of booking. Names cannot be changed once booked.
  • One-way flights cannot be accommodated. All flights within the package must be utilised, any flight intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being cancelled.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules
  • Flight itineraries will be provided with final documentation
  • Airline schedule changes can occur and are beyond our control. If you have received your documents an updated itinerary will be provided.

Flexi Flight Options: 

Arrive early and/or extend your stay:

  • If you wish to arrive earlier and/or extend your stay this can be accommodated for an additional $250.00 per person when flying in and out of the same cities per the itinerary
  • To arrive early or extend your stay, you must detail at the time of booking how many days you wish to extend via the dropdown selections.
  • Flights will be booked using the promotional carrier outlined above in the Airline Information along with any codeshare partners. Tickets will be issued as per the request in the booking form and emailed to you. Any further change requests post booking will incur change fees so please ensure you confirm your exact dates at the time of booking.
  • Accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. In the event you arrive early or extend your stay, you will forfeit any included airport transfers (where applicable) and will need to make your own way to and from the airport.
  • In the event you need to make any changes after flights have been ticketed, an additional cost of $250.00 per person plus any airline fees and additional airfare and taxes will apply.
  • Your airline tickets will automatically be issued per the dates and itinerary of the tour unless otherwise advised at the time of completing the booking form.

Change your itinerary routing:

  • If you wish to change your arrival and/or departure city this can be done for an additional $400.00 per person. For example, your tour may begin and end in Zurich, but you may wish to fly into London, make your own way to Zurich then fly out of Zurich at the conclusion of the tour.
  • To change your arrival and/or departure city you must detail this at the time of the booking within the special requests box by advising the airport you wish to fly into and the airport you wish to fly out of
  • Changes to the arrival and/or departure cities must be on the same continent as the original arrival/departure city of the tour itinerary.
  • Flights will be booked using the promotional carrier outlined above in the Airline Information along with any codeshare partners. Tickets will be issued as per the request in the special request box on the booking form and emailed to you. Any further change requests post booking will incur change fees so please ensure you confirm your exact dates at the time of booking.
  • In the event you require additional internal flights to meet the tours arrival or departure points, these will need to be booked by the individual customer at their own expense. It is the responsibility of the customer to make sure they allow ample time to connect with the start/end of the tour.
  • Accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. In the event you make changes to your flight itinerary you will forfeit any included airport transfers (where applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.
  • In the event you need to make any changes after flights have been ticketed, the cost is an $250.00 per person plus any airline fees and additional airfare and taxes will apply
  • Your airline tickets will automatically be issued per the dates and itinerary of the tour unless otherwise advised at the time of completing the booking form.

Premium Economy and Business Class Upgrades (where available):

  • Premium economy and business class upgrades may be available on select itineraries and airlines. Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop-down box on the booking form at the time of completing the booking form.
  • Upon completing your booking, a quote will be sent via email which includes the additional amount due per person should you wish to proceed with the upgrade, together with the payment due date which is typically 24-48 hours.
  • In the event we don’t hear from you at all we will proceed with issuing economy class tickets as per the deal inclusions and send these through to you via email.
  • The flights will be quoted using the promotional carrier outlined above along with their codeshare partners in the Airline Information
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfers (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.
  • In the event you need to make any changes post booking, the cost is $250.00 per person plus any airline fees and additional airfare and taxes will apply. You may still subject to seat availability upgrade from economy to premium economy or business class.

Tour Only:

  • Tour only options may be available on selected deals, please refer to the fine print tab of the deal for specifics
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport
  • All tour only bookings remain strictly non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable from the time of purchase. Webjet Exclusives will not be able to assist with flight change requests/schedule changes for airfares not booked by Webjet Exclusives

 

Travel Information

 

 

Ship Profile

 

The MSC Virtuosa namesake comes from the word virtuoso, meaning someone highly skilled in music. Each deck will, in fact, be named after a different musical instrument. This new cruise ship will be one of the two largest in MSC Cruises’ fleet. One of the highlights of MSC Virtuosa’s onboard entertainment will be the two brand new Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows, created exclusively for MSC Cruises’ guests.
MSC Virtuosa gives guests the best experience with its expanding digital offer, spearheaded by MSC for Me and the digital cruise assistant, Zoe.

Cabins

All staterooms are decked out to ensure maximum comfort throughout your 7 night cruise of the Baltics. Equipped with luxurious 5-star amenities, you can choose to sail away in either an Inside, Oceanview or Balcony Cabin.

  • Inside cabin: No window, approximately 16 square metres in size.
  • Oceanview cabin: Window with ocean views, approximately 16 to 20 square metres in size (some cabins may have partial views).
  • Balcony cabin: Private balcony off the side of your room, approximately 19 to 22 square metres in size.

All cabins include one double bed that can convert into 2 single beds on request, a wardrobe, a bathroom with a shower, interactive TV, telephone, ZOE – Virtual Personal Cruise Assistant and safe. WiFi connection and mini bar is available at an additional cost. 

Entertainment

Packed with incredible features and exciting activities to experience, the MSC Virtuosa will make your days at sea truly memorable. Top attractions on-board include:

  • Cirque du Soleil – See the world-renowned artistic acrobatics show in full flight aboard the ship. Be amazed as you witness breath-taking performances in one of two original shows; Viaggio and Sonor.
  • Polar Aquapark – One of the most intricate and exciting water parks at sea, with three twisting slides, a ‘Himalayan Bridge’ and a range of pools, features and activities for all ages.
  • TV Studio & Bar – This high-tech, multi-purpose space houses a radio broadcast suite and a TV studio broadcasting live games, quizzes, talent contests and other fun content across the ship. It also serves as an atmospheric comedy club, karaoke bar and live music venue.
  • Sportplex – The large and spacious amusement park provides a large arena where young guests can play sports and games during the daytime then socialise, party and dance the evenings away.
  • Attic Club – Party with friends, enjoy a nightcap or simply dance into the small hours at the stylish onboard nightclub.
  • MSC Aurea Spa –  The MSC Aurea Spa on MSC Grandiosa is a luxurious Balinese spa offering signature relaxation treatments to revitalise body and soul. Complete with a thermal area, beauty salon and nail boutique, the MSC Aurea Spa will leave you feeling pampered from head to toe.
  • F1 Simulators – Car enthusiasts will love this Formula 1 virtual-reality racing experience. Go head-to-head with friends and family to see who will come out on top. 
  • Bowling – A classic game loved by all, enjoy a game or two at the ships full-size bowling alley.
  • MSC Yacht Club – offers an exclusive, luxury cruise experience. You will get access to an exclusive area of the ship with 24 hour butler service, private concierge, luxurious suites, and all inclusive fine food and wines.
 

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international flights with a full-service airline, including checked luggage 
  • Option to extend your stay with Flexi Flights
  • Group airport transfer in Stockholm
  • 8 nights’ twin share accommodation in a mix of 3- and 4-star hotels, plus overnight ferry from Stockholm to Turku
  • 7 nights’ deluxe twin share accommodation aboard the MSC Virtuosa for a cruise of the Baltic Sea and Russia
  • Delicious daily breakfast, plus all meals while on-board the MSC cruise 
  • Guided city tours of Stockholm and Copenhagen, plus entry to North Cape Hall and Moose park
  • Arctic Circle crossing experience, including a glass of sparkling wine
  • English-speaking guides throughout with private, air-conditioned transportation aboard a luxury coach 
  • Summer 2021 travel dates available
  • Exclusive offer! Book now and get $100 spending money for your trip when you open an HSBC Everyday Global Account*, visit our Promotions page for more detail

 

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