Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable six-country, eight-night Baltic Sea cruise. Enjoy a rare opportunity to hear an enriching presentation by former President of Poland Lech Walesa. Cruise the Baltic Sea aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Dumont d’Urville, from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Stockholm, Sweden, with an excursion included in every port. Immerse yourself in the historic epicenter of the Solidarity movement in Gda´nsk, Poland; revel in the medieval charms of Tallinn, Estonia, and Visby, Sweden, both UNESCO World Heritage sites; and discover the stunning architecture of cosmopolitan Helsinki, Finland. Enjoy two days exploring regal St. Petersburg, including a specially arranged early entry into the world-acclaimed State Hermitage Museum, a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress and an excursion to Catherine’s Palace and Petrodvorets, two UNESCO World Heritage sites. Wonders of Norway Pre-Cruise and Splendors of Stockholm Post-Cruise Options.
A rare private opportunity featuring Lech Wal,esa, former President of Poland and Leader of Poland’s Solidarity Movement
- Introducing the extraordinary Blue Eye, the world’s first multisensory, underwater observation lounge.
- Tremendous once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and value available only through Gohagan & Company.
- Exclusively chartered cruise aboard the newest Five-Star expedition ships, launching in 2019 and 2020, accessing ports unavailable to larger vessels.
- Only 92 Suites and Staterooms—each with private balcony!
- Spectacular eight-night, six-country Baltic Sea program visiting Denmark, Poland, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden.
- Two full days docked in the heart of iconic St. Petersburg.
- A shore excursion included in every port—Gdansk, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Visby.
- Visit six UNESCO World Heritage sites, featuring the world-acclaimed State Hermitage Museum.
- Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the cruise and complimentary Wi-Fi aboard ship.
- Wonders of Norway Pre-Cruise and Splendors of Stockholm Post-Cruise Options.
- Depart the U.S. or Canada
- Copenhagen, Denmark/Embark Le Dumont d’Urville
- Gda´nsk, Poland
- Cruising the Baltic Sea
- Tallinn, Estonia
- St. Petersburg, Russia
- St. Petersburg
- Helsinki, Finland
- Visby, Gotland Island, Sweden
- Stockholm/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada
John R. Stomberg is the Virginia Rice Kelsey 1961s Director of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. Before joining Dartmouth, he served as the Florence Finch Abbott Director of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum and the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, and held leadership positions at the Williams College Museum of Art and the Boston University Art Gallery. He holds a B.A. from Georgetown University and both an M.A. and Ph.D. from Boston University—all in art history. The primary focus of his curatorial work is American art and culture since 1900. Moving between photography, prints, paintings, sculpture, media art, and installation work, his exhibitions have been conceived to broaden our understanding of how art operates in, and often shapes, society. He publishes on modern and contemporary art and issues directly related to museums, education, and academia.