Join Swan Hellenic (www.swanhellenic.com/0844 822 0679) on a cultural cruise to the Baltic to master your painting skills, learn how to take the perfect picture and experience a world class ballet performance.
Art and photography masterclasses will be held on board mv Minerva’s Baltic Splendourclassical recital at the renowned Mariinsky Theatre as part of a two night stay in St. Petersburg.
Passengers can also explore the Winter Palace of Catherine the Great made out of over 150 kilos of gold and enjoy a trip to the historic port town of Elisnore, home to Kronberg castle - the setting of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Hamlet.
The 16-day Baltic Splendour cruise starts from £2,450 per person (Saver Fare price, based on two people sharing an inside cabin). Cruise departs from Portsmouth (England) and calls at Warnemunde (Germany), Tallinn (Estonia), St. Petersburg (Russia) – overnight x2, Helsinki (Finland), Stockholm (Sweden) and Elsinore (Denmark) before returning to Portsmouth. Price is based on 21 May 2013 UK departure.
Price includes relevant transfers, a tailor-made programme of shore excursions, talks by eminent Guest Speakers, meals and entertainment on board, all gratuities and all relevant cruise taxes/fees. A supplement for some shore excursions may apply. Cabin numbers may not be allocated at time of booking. Robert King will be running art workshops and Charlie Waite will be running the photography classes on board.